Unless you’re a freak of nature, you’re going to end up with health problems at some point. Hopefully, these are minor issues – like a cold, sore throat, slight muscle pains, etc. Regardless of what health problems you have, you always look to treat them as quickly as possible. For the most part, this means going to the doctor – or popping down to the local pharmacy – and buying some medication. While I definitely think prescription drugs have a place in the world, I don’t think we should instantly go to them straight away.
As an alternative, we should explore natural remedies to whatever health problems come our way. A percentage of people are always skeptical about natural medicines as they don’t think they work. Thus, they never bother exploring them. Well, I’m here to tell you that natural remedies are well worth looking into, and here’s why…
Get your body to work properly
The whole point of a natural remedy is that it contains 100% naturally-occurring ingredients. This means that the things you ingest are already inside your body already. Therefore, they’re very good for you. Vitamins, for example, are used to combat many illnesses. By flooding your body with more nutrients, you naturally get the immune system to work better. This triggers your body’s natural defenses and can get rid of colds, persistent coughs, and other sicknesses.
It’s no secret that people get addicted to prescription drugs all the time. Why? Because they usually make them feel better. If you take a painkiller to ease your chronic pain, you suddenly become dependent on it. You take it all the time as it temporarily removes the painful sensation in your body. Before you know it, you end up in a prescription drug addiction rehab center because you couldn’t stop using the painkillers. Natural remedies aren’t drugs, and they’re not really addictive because they try and make your body change how it behaves. They offer a more permanent solution, rather than one that covers up an issue for a certain period.
Much better for your overall health
There’s no denying that natural medicines and remedies are better for your overall health. Have you noticed that almost every single medication on the planet comes with a list of side effects? Normally, these include other medical issues. Let’s look at some over-the-counter painkillers as an example. Ibuprofen can cause damage to your stomach lining if you use it too often. It might solve a problem – your pain – but it creates another one! Natural remedies don’t do this. You select ones that help your body react to your specific problem. As an example, if you suffer from a condition called anemia, then you’d take a natural iron supplement to help your body create more iron. This treats the symptoms of the disease as people with anemia are often deficient in this mineral.
Let me make one thing clear, I do still think prescription drugs are useful in some cases. My argument is that we should look for natural remedies before moving to medication. It’s better for your body, and you may see faster results without needing any drugs at all.
Newly middle-aged wife of 1, Mom of 3, Grandma of 2. A professional blogger who has lived in 3 places since losing her home to a house fire in October 2018 with her husband. Becky appreciates being self-employed which has allowed her to work from 'anywhere'. Life is better when you can laugh. As you can tell by her Facebook page where she keeps the humor memes going daily. Becky looks forward to the upcoming new year. It will be fun to see what 2020 holds.