Conventional medical doctors are trained in how to prescribe pharmaceuticals. Education in Western, or allopathic, medicine does not devote much time to nutrition.
Have you been taking the same medication for years? It is often the case that medications for chronic pain, on-going infections, anxiety and depression, even for heartburn can be refilled for years without ever re-evaluating the need for it.
A large percentage of Americans are taking one prescription medication or another. Sometimes several. And often, for very good reasons. Prescription medication can support a higher quality of life.
Unfortunately, there are times when they can also contribute to an already highly toxic internal environment. As common as this is, it is not talked about.
Remember, some of the fundamental principles of medicine are:
No matter where you are at in the process, it can be full of mystery, missteps and triumphs. Enjoy the journey. And trust yourself along the way.
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