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Integrative Medicine for Better Health

Life Extension
An Interview With Ross Pelton

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We’re a nation of pill-takers. Last year, we Americans spent over 125 billion dollars on prescription drugs. More than 70% of doctor visits result in a prescription. And if the doctor doesn’t prescribe the pills, we supply them ourselves through over-the-counter medications and nostrums. The only problem is, many of the common medicines we’re taking can result in nutritional depletion caused by the drug itself. Of the 1999 list of the top 20 drugs, 16 of the drugs are drugs that cause nutrient depletions. The result? Side-effects, both annoying and potentially serious, from the nutritional deficiencies.> View Full Post