According to a recent article in the
Wall Street Journal,
Children and teens are … taking a wide variety of … medications once
considered only to be for adults, from statins to
diabetes pills and sleep drugs, according to figures provided to The
Wall Street Journal by IMS Health, a research firm.
for antihypertensives in people age 19 and younger could hit 5.5 million this
year if the trend though September continues
… Unhealthy diets and lack of exercise among children … fuel the
use of some treatments, such as those for hypertension.”
needs to be taken very seriously and corrected quickly! How did we get
here? How did WE let our children become such a huge consumer of
The answer to this question is simple. We have totally
bought into, as a society, that sick care is superior to health and wellness
care. That is to say that when a symptom appears, we are solely focused
on getting rid of that complaint instead of examining the body to see WHY that
symptom or dysfunction exists! Until we have the understanding that
Function=Health, our children will continue to fall victim of this over
prescription problem. Please educate yourself about wellness care.
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that one simple view, WHY DOES MY CHILD HAVE THE SYMPTOM! Find the cause
and watch your children and you become healthier. Be Well!