Prescription drugs help, when we are talking about acute conditions. The state of chronic diseases, they usually only worsen.
Don’t think that pharmaceutical medicines will save you from health problems. In some cases, they will only add to your new sores, informs Rus.Media.
In many developed countries, doctors often prescribe drugs to clear the symptoms and not the problem that caused the ailment. In such cases, there is a big chance that the patient will have a dependence on drugs. And it will be a problem for him.
Here are 5 groups of drugs that you need to be careful:
Proton pump inhibitors (“Omez”, “Omeprazole”, “Nexium”)
Proton pump inhibitors are prescribed to treat acid reflux – involuntary entering of stomach contents into the esophagus. They increase the risk of bone fractures, reduces the level of magnesium in the blood, leading to chronic constipation and increase the risk of kidney disease, and lead to dementia.
Prednisone is a steroid with anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and prodiscover effects. Able to prevent the development of inflammation. It is prescribed for autoimmune diseases such as ulcerative colitis, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis.
It suppresses the immune reaction of the body to a stimulus, thus weakens it. Prolonged use of prednisone can lead to bruising, low libido, acne, nausea, bloating, dizziness, problems with mood, insomnia, etc.
This class of medicines, which are often used to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood. In 2012 she took statins 23% of the US population. A few days after the start of statins treatment you may have nausea, diarrhea, rash and headaches.
Prolonged use increases the risk of developing breast cancer and diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.
Antidepressants have many side effects: nausea, insomnia, frequent constipation, low libido, anxiety and irritability. The intake of antidepressants leads to the appearance in children and adolescents suicidal thoughts.
For some people they really help, for the most part they are useless. It is better to start the treatment of anxiety with antidepressants and a healthy lifestyle, mindset and nutrition.
Opioids are good at their task when we are talking about acute conditions. For getting rid of chronic pain, they do not fit. This group of drugs causes addiction even after a short time of use.
Even in two days you will be able to feel all the “charms” of such drugs as nausea and constipation.
What to do
Never prescribe yourself these drugs. Use them only after consultation with a specialist, do not exceed the recommended dose or give preference to herbal remedies.