How many medications are you currently taking? A Mayo Clinic study found that 7 out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug. But it gets worse… Over 50% take two prescription medications, 20% take at least five medications (Mayo Clinic, 2013); and 23% take at least three (CDC, 2016). A 2017 Consumer Reports
In psychiatrists’ offices, all around the world, women are being presented with something of a Sophie’s Choice – let your mental illness go untreated, or play with the risks (known and unknown) of medication exposure in pregnancy. One in four women of reproductive age are psychiatrically medicated in this country with approximately 6% to 15%
Eat your veggies is no longer synonymous with health thanks to the increasingly documented deleterious health effects of chemical pesticides and herbicides. In the approximately 80 years of human chemical herbicide use, countless health problems have been linked back to exposure. There was the Vietnam War’s Agent Orange. There was DDT and associated obfuscation efforts.
We’ve all wished for it at one time or another. It may have been with your son who can’t sit still in school, your niece who was throwing a temper-tantrum, or a child who won’t stop crying on that redeye flight. Wouldn’t it be nice to pull out a tranquilizer dart and poof…turn that little
For those of you who have ever had a garden, you know the struggle. It requires hours of back-breaking work to pull out the weeds and to care for the new plants. However, once these new plants get firmly established in the soil, they naturally keep the weeds at bay. Maintaining this balance is key