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DemReadingDU Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-17-07 09:33 AM
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19. Welcome to DU!
It makes me wonder how many drugs are prescribed because of side effects from taking other drugs. Rather than eliminating the suspected drug, the doctor prescribes yet more drugs.

Another scam to get more dollars into Big Pharma.
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  -Blood pressure cases 'to top 1bn' SoCalDem  Aug-17-07 05:38 AM   #0 
  - Time to change our way with rich foods?  izzie   Aug-17-07 05:47 AM   #1 
  - Rich foods? I think not. When I took my two days ago it was 157/86. And  acmavm   Aug-17-07 05:58 AM   #2 
  - I am sure you are right but I do think rich foods does not help  izzie   Aug-17-07 07:25 AM   #9 
     - Mine runs low to normal.  ananda   Aug-17-07 10:11 AM   #21 
        - Mine is like that. Guess we will have to put up a flag to show we  izzie   Aug-17-07 01:15 PM   #24 
  - How 'bout rich Mercury and Lead?  Pigwidgeon   Aug-17-07 06:14 AM   #5 
     - Did not know that. Guess I will have to read around  izzie   Aug-17-07 07:28 AM   #10 
     - Also other environmental contaminants  DBoon   Aug-17-07 11:25 AM   #23 
  - As Big Pharma drools.  deminks   Aug-17-07 05:59 AM   #3 
  - Also makes insurance pricier too as they edge us into "high risk" underwriting.  SoCalDem   Aug-17-07 06:04 AM   #4 
  - I don't think if BP that is slightly over 120/70  Hawaii Hiker   Aug-17-07 06:22 AM   #6 
  - Please take time to read the Seattle Times series I linked  deminks   Aug-17-07 06:37 AM   #7 
  - Seattle Times series is very good  DemReadingDU   Aug-17-07 07:34 AM   #11 
  - You know why so many people have high blood pressure?  Vinca   Aug-17-07 06:54 AM   #8 
  - The same thing has been done with cholesterol  DemReadingDU   Aug-17-07 07:39 AM   #12 
  - Exactly. I forgot about cholesterol. That, too.  Vinca   Aug-17-07 07:44 AM   #13 
  - And how about all those bone strengthening drugs  DemReadingDU   Aug-17-07 07:47 AM   #14 
  - I don't think so. I'm lucky to be alive after a Sunday of 8 mini  acmavm   Aug-17-07 07:47 AM   #15 
  - wow, that's scary  DemReadingDU   Aug-17-07 08:01 AM   #16 
     - I hate taking medication everday. Sometimes I skip because  acmavm   Aug-17-07 08:52 AM   #17 
  - Ding! Ding! Ding! WE have a winner!  davsand   Aug-17-07 01:52 PM   #25 
  - They've done the same thing with blood sugar levels  tranderson98   Aug-17-07 09:26 AM   #18 
  - Welcome to DU!  DemReadingDU   Aug-17-07 09:33 AM   #19 
  - reply  Savannah_H   Aug-17-07 09:37 AM   #20 
  - Obesity AND stress are the culprits  slackmaster   Aug-17-07 10:33 AM   #22 

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