The Importance Of Modern Medicine

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Humans have been living, thriving, and replicating on earth for thousands of years. There has not always been the modern technology that is widely available as of today. With only the natural resources on earth and a few innovative people, generations were able to grow, succeed and advance up to the present times. Some people currently choose to believe that modern medicine is the only way to go. Well it is time to face the fact that modern is not always magnificent. Just because a doctor prescribes a patient a drug, this does not mean that the patient should become ignorant to any alternative possibilities and just simply take the drug. Many lab produced, chemical, pharmaceuticals can be avoided by simply eating better, a lifestyle change, …show more content…
When a patient arrives at a busy doctors office or clinic, there is normally a good amount of people in the waiting room to accompany them. Once they have waited a good amount of time the nurse calls their name, they are rushed in, get their stats taken and then wait patiently for the wonderful doctor. With a little knock on the door, the doctor comes in, assesses the patient, signs them a prescription, and sends them on their way. After all that time waiting, the patient spent a total of eight and a half minutes with the actual doctor. The prescription they receive is a commonly prescribed pharmaceutical method for getting rid of seasonal allergy symptoms. Putting total faith in the doctor 's hands, they take the prescription and get headaches, diarrhea, drowsiness, and muscle soreness added on to the original allergy symptoms. All things considered, the patient most certainly could have done something different to alleviate the allergy symptoms instead of taking a prescription drug that proved to be excessively useless. This is when a patient needs to stop and consider homeopathic healing options and if they do not know what this is then it is highly advisable to find …show more content…
A patient can not make an educated medical decision when they are completely unaware of the alternatives that are available. A pharmaceutical doctor will never bring up or recommend the use of homeopathic medicine because they simply compete against each other. In all reality a patient does not need to use only one type of medicine and that is the beauty of this modern and advanced world. Pharmaceutical doctors argue that homeopathy can not be used in every situation. Well the great thing is, it does not have to be. For any serious medical conditions a patient may seek help at any time from pharmaceutical doctors but, it is quite obvious that not every medical problem needs to be treated with pharmaceuticals. If a patient makes the choice to use homeopathic methods, they will find that it can be incorporated into their lives easily, and not just one symptom will be being worked on at a time, instead their whole lives will further due to homeopathy’s wide range of treatments. According to Atlantic Monthly, “One recent study concluded that 85 percent of new prescription drugs hitting the market are of little or no benefit to patients” (Freedman). No matter a person 's belief, homeopathic methods are proven to only help not harm and going through treatments the homeopathic way will in no way, shape, or form, be useless to

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