An assault on your health — 2 Comments

  1. Is it any wonder so many people in our society have been dumbed down? It has long been the agenda of the elite to chemically control the population and to genetically re-engineer the brain to make us more compliant.

    Dr. Mercola reports drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions negatively affect your brain, causing long term cognitive impairment. These drugs, called anticholinergics, block acetylcholine, a nervous system neurotransmitter.

    They include such common over-the-counter brands as Benadryl, Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, and Unisom.

  2. An investigation by the Associated Press (AP) has uncovered evidence of widespread quality control problems in pills produced in Puerto Rico, a region that manufactures many of the prescription medications sold in America. Puerto Rico has one of the highest concentrations of pharmaceutical factories in the world, producing $35 billion worth of drugs each year. The United States, with its $300-billion annual drug market, is the island’s primary customer, and 13 of the country’s top 20 selling drugs are produced in Puerto Rico.

    Among the incidents identified in the AP review was a case where a worker sorting blood pressure pills for Biovail Corp. noticed blue flecks on the pills that matched the paint on the factory’s doors. Eventually, the employee’s reports led to the factory covering the drug carts, but no investigation was launched into whether contaminated shipments had gone out, and the incident was written off as a fluke.

    In another case, a plant owned by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries continued exporting drugs that it knew to contain small metal particles inside pill bottles or even embedded in the pills themselves. In addition to being aware of conditions inside the factory, the company had received at least six consumer complaints about the pills.

    In May 2006, after patients complained of finding machinery pins inside pill bottles of Wyeth’s depression drug Effexor and heartburn drug Protonix, the FDA sent a warning letter to the factory in question, asking why the plant was not “able to detect that the affected equipment was missing some of its parts.”

    What these outrageous quality control problems bring to light is the fact that pharmaceuticals are dangerous to your health on two levels: First, there’s the risk of harm or death caused by the drugs themselves, even when they are properly manufactured and consumed. Around 100,000 Americans are killed each year by FDA-approved prescription drugs, according to research conducted by the American Medical Association.

    But now, there’s a whole new level of risk: Contamination at the factory. With medication pills possibly containing machine parts, pieces of metal, paint and other contaminants – and the utter lack of proper FDA oversight of these factories – it presents yet another good reason for consumers to find natural alternatives to dangerous prescription medications.