This is becoming a very regular press feature in every developed nations… more and more people die from the primary conventional healthcare, and especially from prescription medications.
More people die from prescription drugs than car accidents in the US
Following a recent article in the LA Times in the US: drugs exceeded motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in 2009, killing at least 37,485 people nationwide, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The state of ill effects of medical drugs in Europe, compared to food supplements & herbal medicine
A UK and European wide study (see the Alliance for Natural Health website) recently revealed data showing that compared to supplements, an individual is:
– Around 900 times more likely to die from food poisoning than supplements.
– Nearly 300,000 times more likely to die from a preventable medical injury during a UK hospital stay.
– 62,000 times more likely to die from taking a conventional medical drug than a food supplement.
– 7,750 times more likely to die from taking a conventional medical drug than a herbal remedy.
The data, was collected from official sources in the UK and EU.
While prescribed drugs are necessary in some cases, please check the case and working in conjunction with your prescribing doctor to have a strategy to get off drugs when safe to do so.