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How the Pharmaceutical Industry Suppresses the Use of Herbal Medicine?

Updated on August 23, 2017
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Sheila is a kids' author who learned heaps as a wellness coordinator. She loves to share healthy tidbits with her readers.

The Benefits of Natural Medicine

The benefits of herbal medicines are not too popular! However, its popularity is growing exponentially with the tendency to treat oneself with whole food supplements and herbs, instead of ingesting over the counter remedies, and taking prescribed medication to treat common ailments, like heartburn, headaches and constipation.

Alternative health doctors are growing in numbers and at the same time, they're encountering a headache for health insurance companies, because scores of their beneficial health services are not covered. This decline, thereby, creates a hefty bill for their patient!

I believe this situation has been purposely created by our current conventional medical establishment and leadership in a collaborated effort to discourage people from seeking alternative health care treatment because they aren't able to make money from it. If you avoid eating sugar, for example, to cure diabetes, or take an herbal tea to produce a bowel movement, when you suffer with occasional constipation, the pharmaceutical industry doesn't make a profit from your self-care!


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The FDA Is Not Protecting the Public's Health.

Why are we being forced to accept the FDA's adage that has religiously indoctrinated, "Only a medication alone can cure, treat or prevent a disease?"

This is preposterous! However, if, you refuse to treat your child who has cancer with chemotherapy, you may exceptionally well end up in jail. It's highly probable you could also lose custody of your precious child for not adhering to the FDA!

The FDA is not protecting the public's health either. It is exceptionally lining its pockets with mega bucks and morbidly enforcing its beliefs as laws on the American people. It is essential to realize the FDA does not regulate or approve diets because they are not able to make a profit from saying a diet works to cure a disease.

You innocently go to your doctor to get relief for a health condition, and you catch another disease or infirmity from the treatment your trusted doctor has prescribed. Your fragile health is seriously threatened. Who is responsible for this medical malpractice? Laws have made it nearly impossible to sue a doctor or hospital even though Congress clearly and dreadfully are aware of this type of malpractice danger of the American people.


Many Drugs Approved By the FDA Cause Death and Disability.

For instance, when the FDA approved Vioxx to treat arthritis, it was quickly taken off the market on November 18, 2004, because of the dangers and evidence of its increasing degenerative health concerns, and causing heart attacks.

Recently, the denture creams of Poligrip and Fixodent made by GlaxoSmithKline and Proctor & Gamble respectively, have been found to cause serious side effects of zinc poisoning; damaging your immune system, creating convulsions, low-blood pressure, shortness of breath, yellow eyes and more seriously peripheral neuropathy, anemia, leucopenia and neutropenia; failure of your bone marrow to make white blood cells.

Drugs such as Rezulin and Avanida to treat diabetes, Celebrex and Vioxx to treat arthritis, Fen Phen to treat obesity, Prempro to treat the symptoms of menopause, Bextra to treat osteoarthritis and Oxycontin to treat pain has all caused strokes, liver damage and death. The pharmaceutical industry fought feverishly in court to keep these under-scrutinized medications on the market regardless of the health consequences.

If you search the FDA public database, you will find in 2008, there were 426 drug recalls, and in 2009, there was an overwhelming 1,742 drug recalled. So far, this pass year up until June there have been 296 drugs recalls with more anticipated by the end of the year.

Surely, You Desire Safe Health Care!

This is a grave malpractice injustice to the American people! Your congressmen should know you are screaming for safe health alternatives that pose an extremely low risk of potential side effects, especially from natural remedies and holistic health cures and medications.

You Need Answers Today

I am sure you are sick and tired of the side effects and commotions surrounding certain medications and hold the repercussions are too much to bear! Because medications seriously jeopardize your health in creating an excess of free radicals causing oxidative stress on your biochemistry!

For sure, you desperately need answers and are earnestly looking for alternative health doctors! The practitioners, who treat with herbal medicine, take extra time to answer your various health concerns as well. Alternative health treatments with holistic medicines will improve your quality of life, and increase your lifespan, opposed to the threat posed by general doctors who prescribe medications to treat illnesses.

The main reason you don't learn about the benefits of herbal cures is because the pharmaceutical industries aren't able to generate substantial profits from these medicinal treatments. If enough people complain to their congressmen and seek treatment from Alternative Health practitioners, regardless of the costs, a drastic change will come to our current and disappointing conventional health care industry.

The Benefit of Herbs

The difference in the benefit and safety of herbal medicines is they treat the cause of your health problem and effectively help your body, in essence, cures itself. When you accidentally scratch yourself, your body is smart enough to seal the scrape ably and generates new skin that heals in a couple of days. This is the concept of the mind-body spirit approach an herbal medicine doctor takes into serious consideration when treating you.

An alternative health practitioner will look at you, the whole person, and carefully analyze why your body is creating this disease or health ailment. Then he will prescribe herbal medicines to treat you!. This process is not an instant fix; however, it is most effective in creating an environment where your organ systems and your brain produce chemicals to cure you wholeheartedly. This process takes a bit of time, yet it works wonderfully by gently eradicating the disease from your body.

Please don’t ever try to treat yourself with herbal medicines without the guidance of an Alternative Health Practitioner, because you can create a toxic environment in your body instead that can make your situation worse!

Engrave in your memory, that it is extremely rare to die from an overdose of herbal medicines; however, you shouldn't take matters into your own hands. Herbal medicines' components are composed of food quality tea, a trinket or a whole-food supplement. This is what makes Alternative Health Care so incredibly sweet!

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This content was accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge at the time of publication but may be out of date. The information contained in this article may not reflect current policies, laws, technology, or data.

© 2010 Sheila Craan

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