Here are the best selling drugs in America. Do you see a pattern? I do. They are all used to "Cure" chronic illness. You may be taking at least one of these drugs.
Have you been "cured"?
Did you ever wonder why you became ill in the first place? Did you think that heart disease, strokes, arthritis, depression are the normal part of aging?
Has your doctor ever told you what you can do to get well? Maybe he or she told you to eat more healthy grains and less fat? Is this working for you?
In my book You Don't Need a Doctor: to keep you well as you age - I will explore how we are in fact designed to be well and how it is how we live today that drives most of our chronic illness. If we make different choices we will reduce our risks a great deal.
Of course if we have an accident or trauma, we do need a doctor and medicine. I am not knocking medicine as a whole. But there is a great deal of evidence today about how we can age and still be fit - provided we eat what we are designed to eat - be active (This does not mean join a gym) sleep well and have a community. In other words the closer we live to our evolutionary design, the more we remain healthy.
For populations that do not share our modern diet and lifetsyle do not get our chronic illnesses. Yes they die of infection and trauma and yes in the end they simply die. But they remain active and participating members of society. As we surely will have to be as so many of us age.
Taking charge of our own health will be the most valuable choice that any of us will make.
Thanks to meeting Michael Rose and learning about the revolution is health science and aging, in three years I have become a very different person. So can you.