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How Do Drugs Cause Side Effects
by Chris Daino
is so much to be said about each drug and its side
effects. Anyone who has watched a drug
commercial on TV has heard the long list of possible
side effects that goes along with taking the drug.
actually surprised that anyone would want to take
these medications when they hear about the side
effects. Is it really just the idea that it "wonít
happen to me" or some blind faith that if their
doctor prescribed it for them, the doctor will know
whether it is safe for them to take?
is the real cause of all this? Yes, it is a drug and
drugs are toxic and always will be, in fact, quite
often the whole idea is that the body will work to
metabolize these toxins to eliminate them; the effect
of which will be the attainment of the desired result.
instance, maybe in order to metabolize the chemical
drug, the body has to lower its blood pressure. Well,
if you were trying to lower the blood pressure, you
got the desired result. This would be a sort of
side effect of taking the drug. But what about
the other side effects. That sometimes leads to
taking two or three drugs to counter-balance the bad
effects of the first drug.
of the big problems with these drugs is the
deficiencies created of vital nutrients. If the
body needs a large supply of a nutrient to metabolize
the drug, you get a deficiency.
are two books, one written by a pharmacist and one by
a medical doctor that goes over the various
deficiencies that the drugs create and tells you what
you need to supplement if you take the medication.
at all possible, we suggest you donít take drugs,
but if you must, at least supplement so that you will
not deplete your body of needed nutrients.
Muggers : How
To Keep Your Medicine From Stealing the Life Out of
You by Suzy Cohen, RPh (Registered
some of the side effects created by some popular drugs
Deficiencies that Drugs Create
a book by by Hyla Cass, M.D.
For a digital PDF download of this Book - Supplement
Your Prescriptions: What Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Nutrition
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