What do YOU consider medication? Did you know there are two types of medication? There are two types of medicine: modern medicine and traditional medicine:
Modern meds focuses on treating the disease or injury. This often includes the medications they’d get from the doctor or drugstore:
- pain relievers
- heart meds
- sleep medications
The types of medication available is endless, but this is where it gets tricky:
For some, medication is something they think about after they get sick. But did you know medication can also be used BEFORE you get sick as well?
Please note: This does NOT mean you don’t take meds from the doctor. if you’re sick, it’s critical you seek medical attention as needed.
The best types of meds are taken before you get sick. They help keep you healthy and your immune system strong. In other words, they help to decrease you chances of getting sick, or help reduce the severity of your health issue.
This is where conventional meds come into play.
Conventional meds is defined by the World Health Organization as “the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.”
It’s critical we are proactive, and do what we can to keep our bodies healthy. yes, we all get sick from time to time, but it’s critical we focus on preventative maintenance.
The foods we eat can either help us or hurt us. While many know the dangers of excess salt, sugar, and fast food, they don’t know how beneficial healthy foods can be:
Starting today, make an effort to add healthier foods to your diet, while simultaneously reducing foods and ingredients that can cause weight gain, high blood pressure heart disease and other health issues.
In addition to eating healthy foods, there are two other things we can do to maintain good health:
Don’t wait until you’re sick to pay more attention to your health. Be proactive and learn everything you can about good health and nutrition. Pick up a copy of my book The Diet of Success: Healthy Eating Tips for Hard Working Professionals, and The Three Pillars of Strength: Increasing Your Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Fitness. Both available on Amazon in paperback, eBook and audible formats.