medications can cause a variety of disturbing side effects,
ranging from minor to life threatening. In fact, nearly 100,000
people die each year from the effects of prescription drugs,
and that¹s when they¹re taken correctly!
A recently published study has examined the potential association
between prescription medications and obesity. An extensive
literature search uncovered many commonly prescribed medications
known to contribute to weight gain, including medications
millions of Americans use every day to manage such conditions
€ high blood pressure
€ gastrointestinal disorders
€ convulsions/ seizures
€ clinical depression
€ birth control/ contraception
Chiropractic care offers a natural, safe alternative to preventing
and treating disease, without the side effects associated
with prescription and over-the-counter medications. If you'd
like more information about this drug-free approach to wellness,
schedule a consultation with a chiropractor near you.
Cheskin LJ, Bartlett SJ, Zayas R, et al. Prescription medications:
a modifiable contributor to obesity. Southern Medical Journal,
Sept. 1999: Vol. 92, No. 9, pp898-904.