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Unveiling the Silent Killer: Is Your Prescribed Medication More Harmful Than You Think?

Unveiling the Silent Killer: Is Your Prescribed Medication More Harmful Than You Think?

Modern medicine, an emblem of scientific progress, can paradoxically both heal and harm. These prescribed treatments can potentially damage our health, as side effects can range from minor annoyities to severe problems such as kidney damage or heart failure. Medications can interact negatively with other drugs or foods, causing serious complications. Overuse may also lead to drug resistance. There are even unseen impacts; certain painkillers might relieve pain now but result in organ damage or addiction later on. Some antacids interfere with nutrient absorption, causing long-term deficiencies. Mental health medications are necessary yet laden with side effects. Overmedication, often a silent contributor to health issues, can lead to antibiotic resistance, physical dependency, or an increased risk from adverse drug interactions. Nevertheless, by understanding these risks, having open dialogue with healthcare providers and advocating for our health, we can reap the benefits of modern medicine while reducing the risks.

Full article here: https://medium.com/@lawsuithelpdesk/unveiling-the-silent-killer-is-your-prescribed-medication-more-harmful-than-you-think-91ae3ea9adaa

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