Maca helps balance hormones & reverse hypothyroidism. It is an endocrine adaptogen consisting of nutrients that support hormone production. It's high in iron, calcium, potassium, protein, magnesium, phosphorus, & zinc. It stimulates & nourishes the hypothalamus & pituitary (master glands) which regulate other glands in the body (adrenal, thyroid, pancreas, ovarian & testicular glands). Maca is also beneficial for PMS, menopause, fertility issues & improving libido & s
Calcium Antagonists are anti-hypertensive drugs that act by disrupting the movement of calcium through calcium channels to decrease contractility and conductivity of the heart thereby reducing oxygen demand and blood pressure. There are three commonly used calcium antagonists – Verapamil, Nifedipine and Diltiazem. In using these drugs, watch out for side-effects like hypotension, bradycardia, AV block, abdominal discomfort and peripheral edema.
Aspirin is a salicylate drug that has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-pyretic and anti-platelet effects. It is commonly used to relieve acute symptoms like fever, pain and inflammations. It also has anti-platelet effects as it inhibits the production of thromboxane. In using aspirin, side-effects like tinnitus, stomach pain, GI bleeding and thrombocytopenia should be monitored.