When your back hurts you want relief. But relieving back pain shouldn't be life threatening. It's just that simple.
But now more than 100 people, what should have been a
simple course of relief for their pain has now been linked to a fungal
meningitis outbreak. Right now, eight people have
And we are told that SUPPLEMENTS are dangerous!
The number of people who have fallen
ill with fungal meningitis after receiving steroid injections produced by the
New England Compounding Center, Inc. has grown...and grown. Experts
estimate that nearly 13,000 people may have been exposed to those contaminated lots. It is extremely likely that we will see the number of victims rise even higher in the coming weeks.
Yes there has been a recall (and doctors are being advised to
avoid ALL products made by the company), but the damage is already done.
exactly why we are so passionate about changing the way we think about
our health. When we're sick or in pain, drugs are the only way
to go and "modern medicine" is the answer. But the risks of
pharmaceutical drugs simply aren't worth keeping them on the front lines against
disease and ailments. Especially since there are safe, natural options.
Was willow bark or accupuncture offered before they pulled out the syringe? Hard to say but I have my doubts.
We should stop the mainstream's war on natural medicine. When someone is harmed
using a supplement or alternative treatment, there's a huge outcry against all natural medicine. But when over 100 people's lives are jeopardized by faulty
steroids, it's called a "freak occurrence" and everyone looks the other way.
Talk about a double standard.
Big Pharma has a stranglehold on our health and we should demand a new kind of health culture. A culture where doctors start with the safest option first rather than reaching for the
prescription pad. A culture that we hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for proper testing and trials BEFORE unleashing harmful products on
the population. A culture where we don't have to helplessly watch the death toll rise among people who just wanted to get
rid of their back pain.