* Beta blockers, used for hypertension, deplete coenzyme Q10 and melatonin.
* Calcium channel blockers, used for hypertension, deplete potassium.
Many medications can deplete critical nutrients from the body.
Steroid drugs such as prednisone4 and triamcinolone5 have been shown to deplete the body of calcium, magnesium, folic acid, potassium, selenium, vitamin C, and vitamin D.
The researchers used a Stroop test to deplete the self-regulatory capacity of volunteers in the study.
"After we used this cognitive task to deplete participants' self-regulatory capacity, they didn't exercise as hard as participants who had not performed the task.
We also pretreated one group of three noncannulated rats for 7 days with 0.2 g/L DCA in their drinking water to deplete