Dr. John Reizer
Like any business, drug companies want more customers. Unlike any other business, these multinational corporations have the means to create lifelong customers because they can get their prospects chemically addicted to dangerous, synthetic compounds that have been specifically designed for that purpose.
Think about the people in your life that take prescription medicines. You probably know an aunt or uncle that takes a pill to control hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, or some other chronic condition. Maybe the person you know taking a prescribed drug is a parent or a sibling. Maybe you’re the person addicted to a prescription drug. How long have you been taking the same pill for a medically diagnosed condition? Has it been days, weeks, months, or years? Chances are good that the people you know taking prescription drugs have been doing so for an extended period. Chances are equally good that the people you know taking medications aren’t planning on kicking their habits anytime soon.
Drug companies are in business to create and sell addictive, chemical products perceived by the members of society to be necessary to create a healthy, functioning body. People believe, in today’s world, the only way to control diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol is through prescription drugs. The average person doesn’t give much consideration to the idea of getting off the sofa to partake in an exercise program. Most people want instant gratification. They want to be healthy without having to put serious effort into their campaigns. They’d rather take a prescription drug than walk a few miles every day to improve some flagged chemistry profile that was discovered in a lab test ordered by a physician.
There are many healthcare experts openly questioning recommended, published guidelines about blood pressure and cholesterol. For years, allopathic medicine supported the idea that good systolic blood pressure was 100 + a person’s age. If a person was 65 years old, an acceptable blood pressure reading, according to the old guidelines, was around 165/80. But that didn’t bode well for Big Pharma’s plan to medicate most of the U.S. population. The solution, lower the published guidelines so millions of people could instantly be reclassified as having hypertension. Suddenly, there was a need for a lot more drugs to be prescribed to all those people diagnosed with high blood pressure…
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Big Pharma Doesn’t Want Healthy People
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