While some prescription drugs are vital for survival, others are being overprescribed and can be safely replaced with natural therapies. 106,000 people die each year in the U.S. alone from the adverse affects of prescription medications, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and results in one death every 19 minutes from overdose. Prescription drug overdoses kill more people than heroin and cocaine. Many prescription drugs and antidepressants serve as Band-Aid on a bullet wound symptom relievers that fail to attack the core cause of physical pain and depression which is often bottled-up traumas.
Dr. Dan Engle, MD, is a holistic psychiatrist who focuses on natural medicines to heal the soul. In episode of the Reset with Amber Lyon podcast recorded in the Amazon rainforest, Dr. Engle discusses specific steps you can take to reduce or eliminate your prescription drug and antidepressant intake in exchange for natural medicines and therapies that can cure mental and physical health disorders.
Dr. Engle is the Medical Director at Rejuvenation and Performance Institute in Sedona, AZ. He skillfully combines natural medicine with integrative psychiatry to enhance the foundations of mental health and spirituality. His personal travels have also led him to Peru where he has studied sacred plant medicines such as ayahuasca extensively.
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