The medical industry has successfully raised the barrier of what can be called healthy or medicinal, to isolated active ingredients. A herb with multiple active ingredients is too complicated to understand without millions of dollars in research. We should trust our doctors and stick to well researched ingredients.
Doctors then prescribe an annual average of 18 of these safe medicines, creating a medicinal cocktail, which once again is not understood by science. As medical students, they do teach us polypharmacy, and warn us of the dangers of combining multiple medicines, but the medical profession prefers to focus on the mistakes of their competitors, ignoring their own shortcomings – much like the alternative health crowd they detest.
A new Israeli study showed how over 80% of patients improved simply by stopping all their medications.
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