Written by Jeanne Ohm, D.C.
Monday, 18 May 2009 15:34
Family Wellness FirstThe E-newsletter for Parents to make Informed Health Care Choices
More on Experimental and Investigation Treatments and Related Products
The continued problem:
It seems we cannot go another week without another drug being questioned for safety and efficacy. As parents, we need to find out as much information we can before pursuing recommended treatments for our families. What used to be considered safe and effective modes of health care are under scrutiny by government agencies, grass roots support organizations and finally the general population.
In 2004, drug complaints reached an all time high: http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/health/drugs/2005-03-13-fda-usat_x.htm?POE=click-refer
Below are some very current standard treatment procedures and related products that are being "black boxed, " recalled, suspended or sued.
Many parents are becoming tired of the prescription merry-go-round and are looking for real solid solutions to their families' health and well being.
Parents finding satisfaction outside the failing pharmaceutical paradigm:
This feature article in Parent's Map is one of the many articles parents are reading about in support of their right to choose safe, non-invasive, logical methods of care for their families. The public is becoming tired of the pharmaceutical "miracle claims" along with their laundry lists of side effects. This article reviews how natural, concerned wellness care practitioners are collaborating for the good of the child: http://www.parentmap.com/may_05/0505_1.htm This positive trend in wellness care will be our saving grace from the downward spiral of prescription drugs.
New Research is supporting the types of care parents are seeking- Natural, Safe, Improved Quality of Life:
There is a growing body of evidence that wellness care provided by doctors of chiropractic may reduce health care costs, improve health behaviors, and enhance patient perceived quality of life. Until recently, however, little was known about how chiropractic adjustments affected the chemistry of biological processes on a cellular level.
In a landmark study published this week in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research (JVSR; http://www.jvsr.com), chiropractors collaborating with researchers at the University of Lund found that chiropractic care could influence basic physiological processes affecting oxidative stress and DNA repair. These findings offer a scientific explanation for the positive health benefits reported by patients receiving chiropractic care. Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=20809
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