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Old 06-30-2018, 06:14 AM
 
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Years ago I took Sudafed and Drixoral (an antihistime and decongestion combo). I have not taken either one in about 23 yrs.
Do you still have allergy symptoms? If so, how do you manage them without an antihistamine? (serious question, I need to do this for myself)
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Old 06-30-2018, 06:46 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Do you still have allergy symptoms? If so, how do you manage them without an antihistamine? (serious question, I need to do this for myself)
Quercetin is a supplement that helps allergy symptoms. Some people get relief from a Neti pot and saline rinse.

The 2nd generation antihistamines are supposed to be safer than the first generation antihistamines like benadryl.
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Old 06-30-2018, 03:12 PM
 
Location: SW Florida
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Amen.

No need to explain. You do what you think is right for your own dad.

You're about to be blamed by the "ALL drugs are bad" people above...
Who have no clue as to the differences between cause and effect, association, and/or pure coincidence.

Hedgehog Mom, I'm sorry you had to go through all that with your Dad, too.
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:24 AM
 
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How do you really know this...there are many alternatives to all the meds. I'm a good example of one who takes a few alternates vs the drugs. I believe there are alternatives for Every drug out there.

My mom and dad took none of them and had good minds the day they died in their 90's. Just saying.
I agree with you...I truly believe it's the prescribed drugs in most cases that cause the memory loss.
I looked up some drugs used for alzheimer's treatment and the side effects listed confusion and memory loss
(among others) as common side effects....the very things we hope the drugs will alleviate.
Does that make sense???
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Old 07-06-2018, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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I agree with you...I truly believe it's the prescribed drugs in most cases that cause the memory loss.
I looked up some drugs used for alzheimer's treatment and the side effects listed confusion and memory loss
(among others) as common side effects....the very things we hope the drugs will alleviate.
Does that make sense???
Of course, it makes sense, big money speaking. To think pharma cares about the person....please... The more sickness the more big money.
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Old 07-06-2018, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Middle of the ocean
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I think you forgot you have a thread on this already.

Drugs linked to Dementia and Alzheimers
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Old 07-06-2018, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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I think you forgot you have a thread on this already.

Drugs linked to Dementia and Alzheimers
I don't think we can get too many reminders on this memory loss issue. Thanks.
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Old 07-06-2018, 12:50 PM
 
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I keep forgetting to take my memory pills.
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Old 07-06-2018, 01:28 PM
 
Location: Santa Monica, CA
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I keep forgetting to take my memory pills.
I don't, take mine every day and have been for many years. Get with the program....
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Old 07-06-2018, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Bloomington, IL
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I don't think we can get too many reminders on this memory loss issue. Thanks.
We certainly CAN when every single thread you make the very same comments multiple times. You're a broken record repeating the same three verses.
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