Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, so What Is the Alternative?

Back in 2013, one Reuters’ article opened with the following stunning sentence: “Long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is ‘equally hazardous’ in terms of heart attack risk as use of the drug Vioxx, which was withdrawn due to its potential dangers, researchers said.” The 2004 Vioxx recall, as you may remember, was spurred by the nearly 30,000 excess cases of heart attacks and … Continue reading Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, so What Is the Alternative?

One Nation Overdosed

This is a very sobering, but real, documentary focusing on Fentanyl. Please become aware of what is happening right here in the US. There IS help available, but more times than not, you need to rescue your loved on. They can’t do it on their own. Many, especially with prescription drugs, don’t even understand that they are truly addicted. Please help them. Please watch this … Continue reading One Nation Overdosed

According to a New Study, Opioid Users Suffer Increased Risk of Dangerous BACTERIAL Infections

Another danger of opioid use has been discovered. People who use opioids are at a higher risk of dangerous bacterial infections compared to those who do not use the drugs, according to a study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) who examined the possible risk of … Continue reading According to a New Study, Opioid Users Suffer Increased Risk of Dangerous BACTERIAL Infections

Are Painkillers the ‘Respectable’ Addiction, or is There No Such Thing?

Celebrity drug overdoses frequently shine the spotlight on the lethal danger of narcotic use and addictions in the entertainment industry. However, the problem spans across all age, gender, social, and economic groups every day. A person usually begins taking a narcotic during the treatment of a legitimate medical problem that needs more than an aspirin to kill the pain. These drugs are highly effective. They … Continue reading Are Painkillers the ‘Respectable’ Addiction, or is There No Such Thing?

City Suing OxyContin Co. For Causing Opioid Epidemic By Allowing Criminal Trafficking

Courtesy of: Justin Gardner A major pharmaceutical company that was exposed in 2016 for its complicity in wrecking countless lives is now facing a new kind of lawsuit. The city of Everett, Washington has filed suit against Purdue Pharma, claiming it ignored criminal trafficking of huge quantities of the drug OxyContin – in violation of federal law – and primarily caused an opioid epidemic. According … Continue reading City Suing OxyContin Co. For Causing Opioid Epidemic By Allowing Criminal Trafficking

National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors

Victory Retreat Montana – VictoryRetreatMontana.com – has just formed a new organization for all those affected in any way by Rx Drug Addiction… victims and loved ones. We have appropriately named it, NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR Rx DRUG ADDICTION SURVIVORS. Please visit and ‘like’ our revised Facebook Page for support of those who never asked for an addiction, but suffered the ultimate betrayal at the hands of … Continue reading National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors

What’s killing Americans? Top 10 prescribed medications of 2016 give us a troublesome answer

‘Let food be thy medicine’ is a saying attributed to Hippocrates, who is known as the Father of Modern Medicine. We would be well off to heed his advice, but by and large, we do not, for it is the Standard American Diet that is making us sick. A look at the most often prescribed medications reveals the most common health conditions we are being … Continue reading What’s killing Americans? Top 10 prescribed medications of 2016 give us a troublesome answer

Government takes action as survey reveals 99% of doctors overprescribe opioids

It has been a busy month, in general, for top health officials. Last week was a busy one for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as the nation’s health watchdog began taking serious action to combat the rising opioid crisis. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) calls the growing number of drug overdose deaths an epidemic. Since the year 2000, the rate of deaths from … Continue reading Government takes action as survey reveals 99% of doctors overprescribe opioids

Drug Companies Flooded This State With More Than 780 Million Pain Pills!!! WHAT?????????????

The United States is embroiled in a fierce battle against opioid abuse. In 2014, there was a 3.4-fold increase in the number of opioid overdose deaths in America. The state hit hardest by the opioid crisis is West Virginia, where drug companies pumped 782 million pain pills into the state over the last 6 years. In 2015, West Virginia had the highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the country. Since … Continue reading Drug Companies Flooded This State With More Than 780 Million Pain Pills!!! WHAT?????????????

When the doctor you think you can trust with your life offers you Opiate painkillers . . . . . . .

You’re in pain.  Maybe it’s your back… neck… knee… or elsewhere.  Your heart tells you that it’s unbearable and you have to stop it – immediately or sooner.  Your mind speaks a different story, but your heart takes over, so you decide not to stick around for your mind to explain.  You don’t want to have pain and you don’t want to take the time … Continue reading When the doctor you think you can trust with your life offers you Opiate painkillers . . . . . . .

Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Why come to ToGiveYouHope.com for Online Help with your Rx Drug Addiction? Affordability: We will work with you for a donation of any size whatsoever. No one should ever have to die from an addiction simply because they can’t pay! Our only reason for any donation at all is Accountability; we have found that if you don’t pay something, whether it be a product or … Continue reading Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Doctors told to avoid prescribing opiates for chronic pain

The nation’s top federal health agency urged doctors to avoid prescribing powerful opiate painkillers for patients with chronic pain, saying the risks from such drugs far outweigh the benefits for most people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its first ever guidelines for dispensing the morphine-like, addictive drugs, such as Vicodin and Oxycontin, said it took the action Tuesday to combat the nation’s … Continue reading Doctors told to avoid prescribing opiates for chronic pain

Known Side Effects of Hydrocodone

For the Consumer Applies to hydrocodone: oral capsule extended release, oral liquid, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by hydrocodone. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention. Major Side Effects You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side … Continue reading Known Side Effects of Hydrocodone

Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US

by Dr. Mercola The latest data on the leading causes of deathi in the United States has been released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The report, which is based on 2010 data, lists the 10 leading causes of death as follows: Diseases of the heart Cancer Chronic lower respiratory diseases Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke) Accidents (unintentional injuries) Alzheimer’s disease Diabetes mellitus Nephritis, … Continue reading Medical Care is now the Number 1 Cause of Death in the US

‘Modern Medicine’???

Let’s look at the statistics of modern medicine and see what it ‘speaks’ to logic and sanity… 52 Million people in the US, over the age of 12, have used prescription drugs for a non-meical reason in their lifetime. 6.1 Million people have used prescription drugs – non-medically – in the past month.  The US has 5% of the world’s population; however consumes 75% of … Continue reading ‘Modern Medicine’???

What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?

by Dina Perkins Let me preface this article by saying that I never came close to looking for a way out of emotional or physical pain with any type of prescription drug. I began at age 11 with a doctor’s prescription.  I learned quickly over the years, that pills were the only answer available.  My parents taught me that doctors were never to be questioned, … Continue reading What’s it like Surviving a Massive Accidental Prescription Drug Overdose?

Doctors must lead us out of our opioid abuse epidemic

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent Veteran doctors don’t need a blood test to tell when someone is on the verge of a drug overdose. They can even narrow down the culprit by observation alone. Dilated pupils mean cocaine, amphetamines, maybe LSD. Constricted pupils mean an opiate. Additionally, an opiate abuser is characteristically “nodding out” and often scratching their itchy skin. While their face … Continue reading Doctors must lead us out of our opioid abuse epidemic

LDN (Low-Dose Naltrexone) The Smart Move for Chronic Pain (and more)

By Dr. Mercola One of the RARE Drugs that Actually Helps Your Body to Heal Itself! It is not often that I advocate the use of prescription drugs, but low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is one of those rare exceptions that may hold the promise of helping millions of people with cancer and autoimmune disease. As a pharmacologically active opioid antagonist, LDN works by blocking opioid receptors, … Continue reading LDN (Low-Dose Naltrexone) The Smart Move for Chronic Pain (and more)

Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

BY SCOTT GLOVER, LISA GIRION. VIDEO AND PHOTOS BY LIZ O. BAYLEN November 11, 2012 Prescription overdoses kill more people than heroin and cocaine. An L.A. Times review of coroners’ records finds that drugs prescribed by a small number of doctors caused or contributed to a disproportionate number of deaths. Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly … Continue reading Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

Conventional Medicine is the Leading Cause of Death!

Prescription Death You may have thought cancer or heart disease takes the lives of more Americans than any other illness or event. But conventional medicine is actually the leading cause of death today! Iatrogenesis is known as the “inadvertent and preventable induction of disease or complications by the medical treatment or procedures of a physician or surgeon.” Health Care in America Today The Office of … Continue reading Conventional Medicine is the Leading Cause of Death!