Bestselling author Dr. Andrew Weil explores the dangers of overmedication and outlines lifestyle changes and alternative treatments for common ailments.
Too many Americans are taking too many drugs and it's costing us our health, happiness, and lives. While modern drugs can be lifesaving for many people, and certain illnesses require the use of them, they also come with painful side effects, risk of dependency, and the potential for adverse reactions.
In Mind Over Meds, bestselling author Dr. Andrew Weil alerts readers to the problem of overmedication, and outlines when medicine is necessary, and when it is not. Dr. Weil examines how we came to be overmedicated, and presents science that proves medicine isn't always the best option. With case histories, easy-to-digest takeaways such as "take this, not that" sections, and input from other leading physicians, Mind Over Meds is the go-to resource for anyone who is sick and tired of being sick and tired.