Most government-funded initiatives to address the overdose epidemic in the United States have targeted opioids specifically. They have neglected other drugs that are increasingly implicated in overdoses, such as cocaine and methamphetamine. This is the finding of an issue brief … Continue reading Drug Overdose Epidemic is Far Beyond Opioids
Millions of people use prescription drugs every day for any number of reasons, and a growing number of people are falling prey to prescription drug addiction. While the first rule of medicine is said to be “Do no harm,” it … Continue reading 10 very basic & simple rules to avoid health problems caused by prescription drugs & polypharmacy
I’m posting an article that I read from the Whitaker Wellness Blog because it has to do with polypharmacy – a preventable problem that could lead to much suffering, unnecessary medications and treatments, and an early death. Please read Dr Whitaker’s important observations and how he treated one of his patients. Allison is a classic case of the dangers of polypharmacy. She came to Whitaker Wellness because her knee pain, urinary incontinence, heartburn, constipation, weight gain, insomnia, weakness in her legs, fatigue, and forgetfulness were getting worse, and all her doctors in Phoenix did was prescribe more and more drugs. We ordered blood … Continue reading Sidestepping the Serious Dangers of Polypharmacy
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 … Continue reading Drug Companies Flooded This State With More Than 780 Million Pain Pills!!! WHAT?????????????