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The Pharmaceutical/Supplement Debate

Is it not time that we stop relying so heavily on Pharmaceuticals?   We are creating our own Hell on Earth  with our demands on the Medical systemand by continuing with our own bad habits.There are absolute alternatives that most of us do not understand or embrace.

Pharmaceutical companies will bend over backwards to create a drug for a condition. Even though there are natural alternatives clinically proven, in the SAME research facilities to be more effective, billions of dollars are spent to find a drug alternative that is known to cause significant side-effects.  Financial gain is sustaining the momentum on this practice, however we are the ones creating the demand for it by not taking proper care!  Our Medical facilities cannot keep up with the demands we place on them either!

Medical professionals are not taught an overwhelming amount of nutrition. They understand how treat a condition with pharmaceuticals, and they are, for the most part,  bound to follow that training.

The popularity of dietary supplements has created a great deal of research on the interactions of drugs and supplements.

Due to a large rapidly aging population relying on pharmaceutical products, it is found by some of the research, there is a monumental risk that these individuals will suffer nutritional inadequacies, or worse, nutritional deficiencies induced by the use of pharmaceuticals.  The impact of waste from these products flushing through our bodies and down the drain, are another contributing factor to global environmental catastrophes and global epidemic health problems.

Another example was the delayed publishing the news of the radioactive spill of Tritium at the Automic Energy Canada,Chalk River nuclear facility in December.  It is well known that this facility is in desperate need of upgrade for public safety, however this plant generates 70% of the global supply of isotopes used for Cancer radiation and medical diagnostics.  Some are downplaying it as “just a minor amount”, not to worry.

But , consider that a great deal of cancers would not occur if we had proper nutrition.  We also need to reduce our exposures to harmful elements.  We all know this, but were are running our routines, no time to change gears.  It’s somebody else’s problem, somebody else’s fault.  Are we really helpless to  effect change?

Calcium de Glucarte is a formulation which has given several Cancer patients years of life and a quality of life.  Calcium D-Glucarate’s effect is to favor the body’s natural defense mechanism for eliminating carcinogens thus preventing many forms of cancer, including lung, breast, prostate, and colon. It was proven in several studies done at the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic in Houston , Texas. There are no toxic effects from taking D-Glucararate.  I have heard of many people gaining several years of quality life using this. How many people have ever heard of this ?    Do you wonder why ?

Would there not be less of a demand for the nuclear facility in Chalk River and  those isotopes if we were to personally place more focus on managing our health and environment a bit better?

Statins are globally used to assist the Cardiovascular epidemic reduce cholesterol.  This is 40 billion industry in North America. The Statins are known reduce CoQ10 in your body- this is extremely important for heart health. As CoQ10 decreases people develop congestive heart failure.

Our bodies are not chemical processing plants.  I doubt that evolution is going to have us caught up to that any time soon either! Why are we, marching so steadfastly to that Pharmaceutical pit here in North America?  Heart disease is 80% preventable, and yet it is the leading cause of death globally.  .

Diuretics used to decrease the volumes of salt and or water in our bodies to reduce blood pressure.  They do this very effectively.  The trade-off is depletion of the essential minerals magnesium and potassium, and  the Vitamin-B , thiamin responsible for neuro-function and carbohydrate metabolism.

Metabolismis important!!  We have an epidemic of Obesity epidemic to the point where we are thinking it might just be a good idea to get those fat kids on Statins… ?We have solid science on natural alternatives that absolutely work.Why is that not part of the medical regiment?

Pharmaceuticals provide important benefits to patients with medical problems but consumers should beware of the potential depletion of nutrients associated with their use.

We have absolute solid science on many natural alternatives that address serious conditions.  Pharmaceuticals provide important benefits to patients with medical problems.  To learn more on Calcium D-Glucarate go to the link above WELLNESS, WOMEN’s Health – Women’s Formula Plus,      MEN’s HEALTH- Men’s Formula Plus. For further information on Bios Life, the only clinically proven natural alternative for Statin Drugs see HEALTH SOLUTIONS, Read about Bios Life, read about the Heart.

I believe that the responsibility is ours to pay attention to our lifestyle alternatives.  We are running out of time!

ref:  Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., VP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Natural Products Association

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Stewart A. Lonky, MD, FACP

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