Are you feeling a lack of energy? Are your muscles aching? Do or a loved one take medications for blood pressure, cholesterol or diabetes?
You may be experiencing drug-induced nutrient depletion.
As certain prescription medications improve your health, many prescriptions, can also deplete the body of essential vitamins, minerals and enzymes the body needs to function optimally. These prescriptions may include those for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and for preventing pregnancy. When your nutrients are being depleted, it can cause the body to feel rundown.
Drug-induced nutrient depletion can also cause the body to experience side effects, such as:
Increase risk of developing other chronic conditions
How do I combat drug-induced nutrient depletion? You can restore depleted vitamins, minerals and enzymes by adding a supplement to your daily regimen. Talk with your pharmacist or doctor about which supplements are best suited for your health needs.