Adverse Drug Reactions
Are 4th Leading Cause of Death
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APISON, TN -- (INTERNET
WIRE) -- 11/26/2001 -- The Journal of the American Medical Assoc* reported
adverse drug reactions as the 4th and 6th leading cause of death. 4-15-98.
This was in hospitals under monitored conditions and with drugs that were
properly prescribed and administered. If we included all drugs prescribed by
doctors for patients at home with no monitoring, and all drugs that people buy
over-the-counter, [including nicotine, caffeine and alcohol], drugs would rival
improper diet [causing heart disease and contributing to cancer] as a leading
cause of death, says Richard Ruhling, MD.
Ruhling is board-certified
in internal medicine and taught at Loma Linda University in 1974-78. He says
physicians have forgotten that physician comes from the Greek word physis,
meaning nature. Hippocrates said, Let your food be your medicine, but we are
using chemicals, [drugs] and they all have a long list of adverse reactions
listed in the Physicians Desk Reference at most libraries. Multiple drugs
multiply the risk of these adverse reactions and death.
In addition to
cholesterol, fat, sugar and salt, our foods contain chemicals [read the label!]
that are an increasing source of problems. People become allergic to foods.
Their symptoms can range from asthma, attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity
and bed-wetting in children to arthritis, colitis, cramps, chronic fatigue,
depression, dizziness, gas, gastritis, headaches, insomnia, muscle tension,
nervous disorders, sinusitis, rashes, urinary frequency, and chronic symptoms
for which medicine is soon part of the problem. Too busy to study what people
eat, we often fail to find the cause, says Ruhling. If people eliminate suspect
foods 100% [not just cut down], they often feel worse (like tobacco withdrawal)
for 3-4 days, but are much better in 5-7 days.
Ruhling is president of
Total Health, Inc, a non-profit organization promoting positive lifestyle. He
cites TIME Magazine as showing that 10% have changed their health habits; 10%
refuse to change, and 80% want to change, but dont feel very successful. Total
Health introduces a unique book as a help to motivating people to a better
lifestyleHealth and Happiness.
Dr. Clive McCay, Professor
of Nutrition at Cornell, reviewed the author, E.G. White, and summarized an
eight-page review by saying she was able to induce a substantial number of
people to improve their diets
In spite of the fact that the works of Mrs. White
were written long before the advent of modern scientific nutrition, no better
over-all guide is available today.
Dr. Ruhling says the book
is a classic with concepts still ahead of us today. It emphasizes nutrition,
natural remedies and positive mental attitudes. In the 70s, the Jewish owner
of Palm Springs [Calif] Hilton Riviera Hotel willed $10 million to Loma Linda
University founded by the author for his appreciation of this Christian book
that is neither preachy, nor denominational.
Total Health offers this
$10 million book for a $10 donation as a way of introducing Dr. Ruhlings new
book to be announced December 1both books as a bonus for your $10 check to
Total Health, 10611 High Point Rd, Apison TN 37302. This could reduce your drug
bills, and satisfaction is guaranteed.
For a faxed copy of JAMA*
or Dr. McCays statement, or a complimentary book copy, contact: Richard
Ruhling, MD Total Health, Inc. 10611 High Point Rd. Apison TN 37302 423-396-9910
www.choosinglife.net Ruhling2@juno.com PS: This release may be faxed to your
most popular talk radio station. Id be happy to discuss the information or
answer questions on their program. Thank you for your interest in this topic.
Contact: Richard Ruhling,
MD Company: Total Health, Inc. Phone: 423-396-9910 Email: Ruhling2@juno.com
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