While research in medications has helped many, marketing in medication has resulted in opposite results.
This is supported by the following facts. Almost half of Americans are on prescription drugs. one in 4 women take medication for mental conditions. The number of Americans consuming more than 5 drugs per day has increased by 70%.
It is found that most of these drugs do not help, but some of them might actually harm the consumer through side effects. Anxiety, weight gain, insomnia, headaches and lowered sex drive are some of the side effects of most anti depressants.
The drug manufacturers, doctors and the FDA are together blamed for the nexus that is making people consume drugs that are neither required nor help the patient in the long run.
Therefore, make sure to obtained second opinions on your medical condition before taking prescription drugs.