Depression is one of the most widely diagnosed conditions of our time, with over 3 million cases in the U.S. every year, and 350 million believed affected worldwide.1 Conventional medicine considers antidepressant drugs first-line treatments, including the newly approved injected postpartum drug costing $34,000 a treatment, to the tune of a 16 billion dollars in global sales by 2023. Despite their widespread use, these drugs are fraught with a battery of serious side effects, including suicidal ideation and completion — the last two things you would hope to see in a condition that already has suicidality as a co-morbidity. For this reason alone, natural, safe, and effective alternatives are needed more than ever before.
By Sayer Ji
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
With the public’s growing awareness of the deadly side effects associated with the regular use of synthetic painkillers like ibuprofen, the need for natural, evidence-based alternatives has never been greater.
People generally think that over-the-counter drugs are safer than physician-prescribed ones. Unfortunately that does not hold true for drugs like ibuprofen, consumed at a rate of billions of doses, annually, and responsible for thousands of cardiovascular disease-related deaths each year.
(NaturalHealth365) According to the great physicist, Albert Einstein, insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Well, in the case of diet soda or other products that use an artificial sweetener, millions of consumers hope to lose weight or ‘get healthy’ by drinking these products, yet end up ruining their…Read more
(Natural News) The word “antibiotic” is a combination of the words “anti”, meaning “against”, and “biotic”, meaning “life”. It essentially means that antibiotics are “against life” as they are used to fight living bacteria that can cause harmful diseases. The problem is that when antibiotics are overused, this can result in antibiotic-resistant superbugs that can contribute…..Read more
GreenMedInfo Research Group Sufferers of chronic pain have been faced with a perilous decision—risk a crippling addiction to opioids or find a way to live with the pain. A new clinical study has focused on medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, and the results may be a turning point towards a safe, plant-based option…..Read more
Antibiotics are medicines used to prevent and treat bacterial infections and can be life-saving. However, most people have no idea how much we are consuming and how they can negatively affect our health. So many of us are prescribed antibiotics at the first sign of an illness, and we are eating pesticides, and antibiotics in…..Read more
In recent years the medical community, including mainstream medicine and world health groups, have become increasingly alarmed by the proliferation of multidrug-resistant bacteria and the rising toll of death and illness that we’re now facing — and with very good cause. After all, literally millions of people are dying, worldwide, from bacterial infections. In the….Read more