You’ve heard a lot lately about the opioid pain pill epidemic. But do you know the REAL reason behind it?
Many believe it’s because of our growing health crisis. Folks are just getting sicker.
But that’s not it.
Turns out new evidence shows that if you struggle with pain, you had better watch your back. Because your doctor’s likely been hoodwinked by the drug companies.
And YOU’RE the one in Big Pharma’s crosshairs…
The REAL cause of the painkiller epidemic
The CDC reports more than 42,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2016. That’s a 28 percent jump in deaths from the year before.
But at the same time, more and more doctors are prescribing these deadly painkillers to their patients.
Why? Simple. Big Pharma is lying to your doctor.
Recent evidence has been uncovered that Big Pharma hid how addictive and dangerous their opioid pain pills really are. Instead, they told docs the drugs have low addiction rates when taken for pain.
And at the same time, they showered them with endless marketing messages about how effective they were. Thinking they were safe, doctors started writing scripts left and right.
But it gets worse.
New research reveals that Big Pharma’s been BRIBING doctors too.
Harvard researchers participated in an investigation into how Big Pharma paid doctors to prescribe more of these addictive painkillers. Between 2014 and 2015 hundreds of doctors received $25,000 or more EACH.
And those payouts were even bigger for the docs who prescribed the most opioids. More RXs equaled more bucks.
Of course, your doctor has nothing to do with this. Most docs would never take a payout.
But they still don’t have a clear understanding of just how dangerous and addictive these pain pills are… because all along they’ were told the exact OPPOSITE.
3 proven alternatives to that deadly pain pill
Clearly, you need to steer clear of this deadly pain pill scam. But if you’re in pain, you still need relief. These three proven alternatives can help…
Turmeric, and its active compound curcumin, are natural inflammation fighters. And if it’s inflammation causing your pain, they can bring blessed relief.
In a study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, researchers were amazed to discover that curcumin worked just as well as ibuprofen for pain and joint mobility. And without any significant side effects.
It’s hard to eat enough turmeric in your diet to get the relief you need, so a supplement is usually the way to go for fighting pain. Experts say an effective dose is typically 1000 mg a day. Ask your doc what he recommends.
And don’t forget to check the label for piperin. That’s just a fancy name for black pepper. It’s essential for absorption. Without it, you may not get as much relief and be tempted to return to pain pills.
You know the story about three wise men giving frankincense to baby Jesus, of course. Well, it turns out frankincense is another name for Boswellia serrata, a tree resin.
Ancient healers used Boswellia to fight pain. And now we know how it works. Studies have revealed that the resin targets painful inflammation. In fact, in one gold-standard clinical study, folks who took Boswellia had significant improvements in their chronic pain in only five days. And in another, volunteers were experiencing pain relief within hours.
If you’re interested in trying a Boswellia supplement for your own pain, experts typically recommend a dosage of 1200–1500 mg two to three times a day.
3. Cayenne cream:
Are you looking for some INSTANT pain relief? Cayenne cream could fit the bill.
Also known as capsaicin cream, studies show smoothing this warming solution onto the spot where it hurts works. Because while it may seem like your inflamed and painful joints and muscles are begging to be cooled down, the opposite is often true.
The cream is made using dried hot peppers. And it works by clearing away a chemical called substance P that helps shuttle pain signals to your brain. Just rub it in, and substance P gets flushed away along with your pain.
Don’t fall for Big Pharma’s deadly pain pill scam. Try these proven natural pain-fighters instead. In five days (or LESS), you’ll be SAFELY on your way to the pain-free life you deserve.
She is an advocate of self-education and is passionate about the power of group knowledge sharing, like the kind found right here on HealthierTalk.com. Alice loves to share her views on holistic and natural healing as well as her, sometimes contentious, thoughts on the profit-driven inner workings of traditional medicine.
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