The Side Effect of The Top 9 Most Prescribed Drugs And Their Natural Alternatives

In this article we will cover the side effects of the drugs you consume most, and recommend you a natural remedy that can be used as an effective and safe substitute.

Think twice before you take a pill, because herbs can really help you solve any health problem, and they are cheaper, as well.

Aspirin

Side effects: risk of gastrointestinal bleeding;

Natural remedy: Mint -- add 3 drops of mint essential oil to a cup of water, and drink it three times a day.

Antihypertensives

Side effects: increased blood sugar;

Natural remedy: White hawthorn -- 2 cups of tea per day.

Sleeping pills

Side effects: premature death;

Natural remedy: Valerian -- Drink a cup of valerian tea or take a 300 mg pill 2 hours before you go to bed

Anti-stress pills (benzodiazepines)

Side effects: addiction, liver damage, nervous disorders and long-term memory loss;

Natural remedy: Ginseng -- 1-3 500 mg pills in the morning.

Antidepressants

Side effects: dizziness, nausea, vomiting, changes in appetite, blurred vision;

Natural remedy: St. John’s Wort -- Take 300 mg of the extract three times a day.

Antacids

Side effects: diarrhea, constipation, nausea, bone loss, which can increase the risk of hip fracture;

Natural remedy -- Licorice tea (4 cups a day).

Laxatives

Side effects: the body adjusts to the use of laxatives causing lazy bowels, which can lead to irritation of the intestinal system and even worse health condition;

Natural remedy -- Aloe -- In the morning, before you eat or drink anything, take a dose of liquid aloe extract. It is also efficient in the treatment of more serious diseases such as diverticulosis and Crohn’s disease.

Statins (used to lower the cholesterol level)

Side effects: muscle pain, fatigue, insomnia, memory loss;

Natural remedy: Garlic capsules -- 6-10 mg of alliin (this amount is equal to 1 garlic clove, i.e. 1g of dried garlic).

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