Series: Food As Medicine TV: Season 2 | Episode: 8 | Runtime: 07m 54s | Release date: 2018
As a society, we often reach for the medicine cabinet for quick relief from pain. It is important to find an alternative to the consistent use of over-the-counter medications, as research is starting to show the negative long-term side effects these treatments can have on our body. These includes digestive damage and leaky gut, liver failure, neurological impairment, and an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.
Turning to holistic and herbal medicine can be a great natural alternative to these over-the-counter medications. Using holistic medicine not only reduces localized or acute pain and inflammation but also helps in supporting the root cause of the issue! Before reaching into your medicine cabinet, try one or more of our recommendations.