A recent survey of US primary care physicians revealed that nearly half (42%) believe that their patients receive too much medical care. More than a quarter of physicians surveyed believe that they themselves practice medicine too aggressively.
The survey was carried out because primary care physicians are on “the frontline of health care delivery” and “are at least indirectly responsible for initiating the cascade of health care utilization (testing, therapies, and hospitalizations) for most patients,” explain the researchers.
It appears that this survey confirms what many of us have been saying all along. That too much health care may be detrimental to your health. It’s well known that during times of doctors or nurses strikes, fewer people die.
My answer was to become an MD and an ND to have and offer the best of both worlds. I seriously thought that by now, 35 years after I entered medical school, that natural medicine would be the dominant form of health care. Unfortunately I was wrong. So that’s why I write books and articles, created a wellness program and do as many radio shows as I can to promote health.
Media: Here’s a show you can listen to today, September 28, 2011. It’s called Let’s Talk Books” at 9pm EST. Listen Live.
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LISTEN to “Live! with Dr. Carolyn Dean”, Monday’s 4-6pm PST on Achieve Radio. Hear archived recordings at 2012 RnA Radio.
MY HEALTH LIBRARY: Visit my Organized Wisdom Health Library where you will find hundreds of written, audio and video files for your wellbeing.
YOUR HEALTH PROGRAM: To keep healthy join my Completement Now! Online Wellness Program. Email me for a discount (instead of $240, pay only $150.) To stay well or recover your health begin with magnesium. Read my Magnesium Miracle book first. To get well if you have existing health problems, read my Future Health Now Encyclopedia. To know why our health has been stolen from us, read Death by Modern Medicine: Seeking Safe Solutions.
RECOMMENDATIONS: For a complete list go to my Resources. I recommend ReMag, my own magnesium product and Natural Calm magnesium, a well absorbed multiple mineral, ReMyte.
NOTE: Only you can know if something is helping you. If you don’t feel well on a supposed beneficial product, listen to your body and stop taking it! Knowing when to Not take something is a big part of taking responsibility for your health!
P.P.S. I cannot answer personal health questions by email. However, please send general questions that I may be able to answer in my blog. But first, google my name with the condition you are inquiring about and see if I’ve already addressed it somewhere on the web.