Here’s a list of ten diseases for which drugs are over-prescribed. Many of the drug groups on this list are so over-prescribed that they cause more illness than they treat.

1. Osteoporosis

There are three big myths about osteoporosis. The first is that it is a disease which largely affects women. The second is that it is a consequence of the menopause. The third is that the condition can be prevented and/or cured by swallowing calcium. These are marketing tricks established by the drug industry to sell their products. Osteoporosis is a twenty-first century lifestyle…


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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: