The best idea for achieving health should be by relying on natural ingredients. Foods, and herbs. However, in a world where holistic healing has been demonized, medicine has actually become a business and healthy people equal less money for the big guys – and who wants that? Pharmaceutical drugs are actually designed to cause more problems than they fix because it ensures that you’ll keep coming back with your money! Humans have never had laboratory created drugs to depend on so why should we now? It is common sense to know that natural medicine is the only medicine that works! Just listen to the drug commercials when they read off the side effects…
If you are prescribed medications, I sure hope none of them are one of the six below. These drugs are some of the most dangerous drugs out there and ideally the most popular. If you have these in your medication cabinet, throw them out! They cause way more harm than good.
PPI’s are also known as Proton Pump Inhibitors. They are mostly distributed for acid reflux and heartburn. You might know them by the more popular and friendly names like Nexium, Prevacid, and Prilosec. PPI’s actually do much more harm than good because they have been widely connected to kidney failure, heart attacks, and dementia.
Prednisolone is a very common steroid that is prescribed for the common flu, autoimmune conditions like arthritis, lupus, or ulcerative colitis. It activates by suppressing the immune system to start attacking itself and make you much more likely to acquire more infections. Long term use has even been connected to body fat relocation to your neck, back, and face.
Many people are on antidepressants these days, actually more people than there ever has been. If you take Prozac, Celexa, Cymbalta, or any other SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) then you take them too. According to the CDC, one in ten people over the age of twelve take an antidepressant. That’s a lot of people! They can cause low labido, nausea, anxiety, and even increase risk for suicide… doesn’t seem like a good treatment for a depressed person to me.
Statins are drugs prescribed to people to help regulate cholesterol levels. They are one of the most commonly taken drugs by Americans too. Some side effects of statins include headaches, insomnia, muscle aches, nausea, bloating, rash, gas, and diarrhea. They have even been connected to coenzyme q10 and vitamin k12 deficiencies.
Opioids are the most abused drug in the United States. Some of the most common opiate drugs are hydrocodone, oxycodone, and fentanyl. They are some of the biggest money makers for Afghan mountains because of how expensive and addictive they are. They have been known to make an addict in as little as three days! They are also known to include liver damage, brain damage, nausea and vomiting, and abdominal distention and bloating.
Alprazolam is an increasingly popular drug among young people due to the euphoric, carefree high it can supply you with. It is commonly referred to as xanax and is extremely addictive. It is one of the few substances out there that can actually result in death from withdrawals. It’s a benzodiazepine medication for short term management on anxiety and sleep disorders. However, it can lead to majorly negative health consequences such as severe addiction, respiratory arrest, coma, and death.