Prevention is Better than Cure - Polypharmacy (use of four or more medications)
A popular class of heartburn medications, called Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI's), which include such drugs as Nexium, Omeprazole, Prilosec and Prevacid, are being implicated in dementia1. Today, many people are on Statin drugs, yet there is increasing evidence of the negative effects these cholesterol-lowering drugs have on long-term health. This will be discussed in more detail in April, which will take a closer look at Cardiovascular Health.
Pharmaceutical drugs manage symptoms. They are not designed to address root causes of symtoms. Prescription Drug Deficiency is not the root cause of any illness. Additionally, these drugs are accompanied by numerous and, with long-term use, often damaging, side-effects (make sure you do not stop taking pharmaceutical drugs without advice from a medical doctor and ensure you are fully informed about the medication you are taking).
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