Medication and drugs cannot save our lives anytime. That’s a pretty stupid statement to say. But, if you are familiar with Placebo Effect, you can understand what the title is about.
You take a sigh of relief when waiting for the doctor at the hospital. The same feelings happen when you see a person who you like. He or she can be a family member, friend, or your significant other.
In Japan, the bones of adolescents became too weak that it tends to break while walking. Sounds strange right? It turns out the Japanese was consuming rice which contains higher amount of Cadmium in it. But how? The rice farms have a a canal system which was fed by mine water. The cadmium transfers from mine water to the rice farms.
Asians and rice are not a perfect match anymore.
Diseases are not the problems, but our perception of it which can make the condition smooth or disastrous. You choose it.
Have you heard of Doctor Who? The crazy scientist traveling around galaxies in his telephone booth. He said and I quote “Always try to be optimistic and hope for the best when encountering a problem, but when the truth comes out then believe the worst.
It has a clear meaning that if you meet a person with a big smile (less awkward of course) the next time he or she will meet you with a spark and a beautiful smile on his or her face. Happiness have an affect on people. Okay it can be fake, but blood flows more when you are laughing your socks off.
If a person depends solely on drugs, then it can have a negative effect. Don’t try to act like a saint or a lonely Buddhist and leave medications even if a doctor prescribes it for you. Just be stubborn and say No to medications for every small disease. Most of the recovery depends on your attitude and spirit.
Why You Should Limit Your Medications?
Drugs in large quantities can harm our physical health. If something is in excess or a reduced amount in our body, then it takes a toll on our body. Supplements and drugs on a regular basis can weaken our core strength. That doesn’t mean in any way you should disregard it completely. Just realize that is an advancement in medical sciences. We are living and surviving for centuries. How’s that for motivation? Food for thought!
The never-say-die attitude, mind-boggling sometimes yes, but it works wonders. Sink or swim baby. Put that choice in front of you and see the magic happens. Just a few addendum in your daily routine can turn the tables over.
Does Supplement Overdose Have a Negative Effect?
The answer is Yes. It can bring a preposterous change to our bodies. See below to see the effects of supplements on our body and mind. Here is the list of different types of vitamin supplements people consume which ruins the health more and heal less. They are indeed water and fat soluble, but if you consume it for longer periods then it can become harmful. The alternatives are also mentioned for you to take the easy way out.
- Vitamin A
Vitamin A supplements if consumed in excess will make your bones weak and liver. It can have a horrible effect, especially on children. It increases the chances of lung cancer in smokers.
Alternatives: Eat potatoes (not fried, but cooked), green vegetables, mango, or tuna fish.
- Vitamin B
It may lead to ulcer, gall bladder diseases, and in some cases jaundice. It can cause narrowing of the blood vessels.
Alternatives: Dry fruits, green vegetables, eggs, and whole grain foods.
- Vitamin E
You will tend to die at a faster rate if the amount of Vitamin E increases in your body. How’s the serenity?
Alternatives: Almonds (dry fruits mostly), green vegetables, papaya, and olives.
What Is a Balanced Diet?
A balanced diet contains carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fats. You cannot wipe out one single nutrient even if you are trying to lose weight. Remember, everything in its right order will be beneficial for your mind and body. The battle between vegetarians and meat lovers will continue so on and so forth. You should focus on your own health and future. There are a few steps you can take to feel healthy and strong.
Drink a gallon water: It does sound impossible task. A gallon is less than 4 liters. Many doctors recommend 8 glasses of water to drink every day. What can it do?
- Detox your body and flush out toxins from your body
- Helps you eat less food
- Encourages you to lose weight
- Prevents several diseases
Exercise thrice a week: No need to head to the gym and throw money on the monthly fees. There are simple ways to exercise on your own. Run or jog in a park (treadmills work too). Yoga or skipping ropes might do the work. Try swimming every now and then for a change. Here’s how it can help.
- Reduces mental stress and help you focus
- Sweating will release unwanted material in your body
- Helps you lose weight
- Prevents bacterial diseases
Make a fruits salad on weekends: You can drain all the supplements in your sink if you are willing to eat fruits and vegetables. The health benefits are as follows:
- Contains healthy fibers and are inexpensive
- Reduces chances of stroke and heart diseases
- Best way to make red blood cells
- Keep your cholesterol level in check
- Less risk of developing kidney stones
So, it all comes down to how long you want to stay in this world. As a friable self-crushing (soon to be dead) person or a mentally strong one who is ready to climb mountains. There is a famous saying which deeply reflects the physical conditions in nearly all people.
“A person’s health is reflected by two things he or she takes in a day. The pills or the stairs.”
Bottom Line: Multi vitamins have little or no benefit to our body. Just a money-making sound business. Another example: In supplements folic acid is present, which helps prevent cancer and heart rate. But, too much folic acid leads to prostate cancer.
FYI: Veggies have won this time. Their health choices are better than yours.