Excerpt from Breakthrough: Eight Steps to Wellness
That doesn't happen much anymore. Doctors have only a few minutes to spend with each patient, and it is easier and faster to write a prescription for something that will alleviate the complaints. Next patient, please!
Our prescription-mad medical culture actually contributes to our feeling unwell. We never really get better; we just mask our symptoms. We don't follow a commonsense approach to medicine, because taking a pill is easier. But we are not feeling better, and we are frustrated with the downward spiral of our health.