There Are Safe Alternatives To Prescriptions

People in the U.S take the most prescriptions in the world. According to a study nearly half of U.S. adults and a quarter of children under age 18 used at least one prescription drug in the past month.

About a third of adults take something – cholesterol-lowering drugs or blood pressure medications — to treat heart disease, and 10% rely on prescription-strength pain killers.

The top five prescribed drugs for adults are for the following health conditions. 1. High Blood Pressure

2. Cholesterol-lowering 3. Antidepressants 4. Arthritis Pain Relievers 5. Blood Sugar Control

While prescribed medications are designed for life enhancing there are serious side effects. Fortunately, there are natural alternative remedies to prescriptions that have no side effects. Always check with your medical doctor before reducing or stopping any of your medicines.

The natural alternatives (supplements) for 1. High Blood Pressure would be CoQ10, Garlic, and Magnesium. 2. Cholesterol would be Fish Oil, Niacin, and Red Yeast Rice. 3. Antidepressants would be St John’s Wort, 5 HTP, and Sam E. 4. Arthritis Pain Relievers would be Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, and Curcumin and 5. Blood Sugar Control would be Chromium, Cinnamon, and Alpha Lipoic Acid.

Now that you’re aware of natural alternatives to the top 5 most commonly prescribed drugs in America, you can make more informed choices when it comes to addressing any of the health ailments listed above.  

Holistic Health Center carries all of the above mentioned supplements in addition to Condition Specific Formulas that include combinations of herbs and vitamins that are all backed by clinical studies and proven to be as effective as prescription medicines.

Dr. Kevin Kilday,PhD, Director of Holistic Health Center,   321-549-0711