Too often, a doctor’s visit results in a prescription based on a few symptoms, no lab work and the current marketing trend of the drug companies.
It is no wonder that we, Americans spend 2 and a half times more on healthcare than any other country, consume 75% of the pharmaceuticals manufactured on the planet and rank 29th out of 30 countries in health statistics.
Making prescription drugs more accessible through mandatory subsidies only benefits the drug and insurance companies but does nothing to reform healthcare in this country.
In case you had not noticed, it is flu season again. Time to line up for nearly free injections that supposedly protect us from getting the flu. As mentioned in a previous article, removing opinion and research funding bias, Cochrane review shows no benefit of the flu shot.
Here are some simple things you can do to enjoy a less stressful and flu-less holiday season this year.
Do you have tension between your neck and shoulders? Do you wake up with a stiff or aching low back? Have you taken some form of pain reliever in the past month? Have you accepted any of these warning signs as a normal part of your life? Does a massage only help for the day?
Here is why what you are needlessly suffering through is not just a muscle and how while you may find temporary relief, you could be making things worse with the cover up.
In the past thirty days; have you had a headache? Have you seemed easily irritated? Had aches or pains not related to a recent injury? Just in the past thirty days; have you had allergies? Indigestion or sleep problems? Have you taken any kind of medication for one of these in the past thirty days?
If you are like me, losing and finding the same 20 pounds for 20 years OR you’ve past a certain age and just can’t keep the belly fat away no matter how you starve or torture yourself at the gym. Listen…
Drug addiction carries less of social stigma than obesity.
Over weight people have 30% more chronic health problems than smokers and alcoholics.
Over weight people have a disproportionately higher risk of: