It’s sometimes never completely clear how your doctor decides on specific recommendations for your treatment. You may be suffering from the same condition as someone else| but both of you may end up with very different recommendations| from the same doctor! Ever wondered why this tends to be the case?
Health supplements, also known as dietary supplements are a common fad. They come as vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, amino acids and a multitude of other formulations. There are over 50,000 supplements available, most if not all claiming some health benefits. All this is fueled by an insatiable craze to swallow anything claiming to be natural, resulting into a multi-billion dollar industry.
If you ask people to judge their prevailing health status, you’ll get all sorts of responses. At one extreme, some will claim to be in the best of health. The other extreme is those who are already aware of being in a state of poor health. The majority tend to fall in between, they have no sense of their prevailing health status. They just toddle along hoping for the best.
Ever heard of the saying that you cannot teach an old dog new tricks? Well, the meaning of the saying is self-explanatory. When people have been used to doing things in a particular way, they will not abandon their habits. With some coaxing, some will change their habits. But others will stand their ground, even when it’s evident that doing things differently is more valuable.