Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Nutrient and Aspirin Interactions

Aspirin reduces pain, fever, and inflammation — and also Vitamin C. Though doctors have been recommending the over-the-counter drug for decades to reduce the risk of cardiac events, scientists have found substantial evidence of gastrointestinal side effects that can...
Vitamins and Birth Control Pills

Vitamins and Birth Control Pills

Oral contraceptives, including birth control pills, interfere with vitamin absorption and activity. Vitamin, mineral, and other nutrient depletion is an effect of taking these drugs that has been documented since the 1960s, leading many researchers and pharmacists to...
Vitamins After Gastric Bypass

Vitamins After Gastric Bypass

Gastric bypass surgery manipulates the gut, which is where nutrients are absorbed. Altering digestive tracts interferes with the ability to absorb nutrients, thus people who undergo gastric bypass surgery and the like are at risk for nutrient deficiencies. After the...