In this modern culture, we tend to put our faith whole-heartedly in doctors. They’re the experts, and we often take their advice without any question. But what we don’t take into account is that many of these doctors don’t have withhold information that could be putting your life in jeopardy. Here’s few facts that doctors have no idea or if they have they will never disclose as it will affect the bill
1. Drugs prescribed can cause Diabetes
This is Type 2 diabetes which is caused when your body either isn’t making enough insulin or can’t effectively use all the insulin it makes. The result is increased level of glucose(Sugar) in the bloodstream, which starts damaging nerves and blood vessels over time. About 2.3 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, and the numbers rises every year.
It turns out that some of the most commonly prescribed drugs, like antidepressants, might be causing it. In 2011, there were 46.7 million prescriptions given out to treat depression in the UK alone. When researchers looked at the numbers, they found that people who took two of the most common types of antidepressants, were twice as likely to develop diabetes
2. Sometimes unnecessary vaccines are prescribed
Vaccines are used to cure people from diseases but some vaccines either doesn’t do anything to your body or they tends to spread the infection in your body like vaccine for flu virus. The vaccine DTAP given to children is to fight the disease B.Pertussis which is not dangerous at all . But DTAP vaccine invites lung infection which in the long run is vulnerable to the immunity power of the individual
3. Cancer isn’t always cancer
Cancer can happen to anyone, both men and women but doctors mostly make mistakes to identify breast cancer. Generally a lump on breast is identified as cancer and doctors start explaining all kind of terrifying things about cancer. Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, for instance, on the mere suspicion had pulled their breast out through surgeries when doctors found a gene that cause cancer in the body
4. Aspirin can cause internal bleeding
One of the more common pieces of advice from doctors is that you should take a low dose of aspirin every day. The idea is that it serves as a treatment to prevent blood clots, which can cause heart attacks and strokes. But what they don’t tell us that aspirin increases the risk of internal bleeding nearly 100 times. It weakens the body’s internal organs which starts bleeding . A survey found that patients who took aspirin daily , approximately 10,000 of them suffered internal bleeding
5. Heartburn drugs have deadly side effects
Most of the times changes in diet or climatic conditions cause stomach diseases. One of those problems include heartburn, for which doctors give anti-gastric medicines. These medicines increases the chances of ulcers in intestines, as well as the erosion of bones, reduce the body’s ability to absorb vitamin B12 etc. The saddest thing happens when some of these drugs instead of overcoming the disease carries severe side effects
6. Medicines can cause cancer
Blood pressure ( BP ) medicines increases the risk of cancer three times. It’s because the blood pressure drugs increases the calcium channel blockers in the body, which in turn boosts the rate of death of cells and in response these dead cells combine together to create a deadly cancer tumor
7. “Safe” X-Rays still cause cancer
Nowadays doctors start taking x-rays for every little injury. Do you know that radioactive rays which emits during X-ray process causes deadly cancer. A slight X-ray of the body cause the loss which take at least one year to replenish. Now you can understand the consequences of the multiple X-rays at the same time
8. Doctors get paid when you buy certain drugs
It is no hidden fact that a major part of the earnings of doctors comes from commissions on medicine. Not only this doctors refer patients for the medical checkup to a particular laboratory from there doctors make substantial revenues. Because of this habit of earning huge commission on medicines doctors often give too much medicine
9. There is actually no medicine for cold
Swelling of the inner skin of the nose causes cold. Medical science has found no reason why swelling causes cold, nor there is any effective treatment for it. Doctors recommend you to take Antibiotics on cold, but it’s been proven in many studies that cold get cured by itself in 4 to 7 days. Medicine has no effect on cold but yes your body has to deal with the side-effects of antibiotics.
10. Antibiotics can cause damage to the liver
Medical science has given an amazing gift to humans that is Antibiotic drugs. Antibiotics like Paracitamol no doubt has increased the individual’s average age and contributed to health benefits, but the other side of the picture is that Antibiotics damage lever of person. If antibiotics used for a long time it severely affects person’s kidneys and liver and that person may have to undergo surgery.
So buddies take good care of yourself because you are important to someone. Avoid antibiotics as much as possible.