Why Big Pharma Is Lying To You About Pain Meds

Why Big Pharma Is Lying To You About Pain Meds

Pain Medications Kill Thousands a Year: Why Big Pharma is Lying to You

Who should be making decisions about your health? The government, Big Pharma, your healthcare provider or you? More importantly, do you feel you should have the right to make your own choices concerning your health?

What is Big Pharma?

When it comes to medical treatment, there are a lot of factors that play a role in your recovery, including pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma). Because there is a demand for pain relief, this billion dollar industry helps regularly supply Americans with pills, form relationships with physicians in getting them to prescribe their medication and now, are a huge player in the growing drug addiction crisis.

In fact, recently The New York Times reported that Purdue Pharma knew early on that the drug they marketed, OxyContin, was widely abused, but continued to market it as less addictive, concealing that information from the public. This goes directly against their previous claims that they were “unaware of the powerful opioid growing abuse until years after it went on the market.”

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So, how is it that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is approving drugs that are often abused and/or unsafe for consumers? Below we dive into Big Pharma and their relationship with the FDA and the dangers they pose to you, the consumer. We also discuss another alternative — stem cell therapy — to treating various injuries and illnesses.

FDA and Big Pharma

What is the relationship between the FDA and Big Pharma? They, in fact, have a very symbiotic relationship. Big Pharma companies need approval from the FDA to sell the drug, while the FDA needs more drugs in circulation to help fund their organization. According to drugwatch.com, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) receives two-thirds of its budget from pharmaceutical companies — through application/user fees. So, in the end, both need each other in order to prosper.

As such, critics have found that Big Pharma uses many manipulative tactics to help sway the FDA, lawmakers and the public to approve and buy the drugs.
These tactics include:
Drugs produced via counterfeit methods—putting less effective products in circulation.
Drugs are registered with insufficient information or incorrect information.
Royalties collected through manipulation.
Ghostwriting clinical trials.
Influence multiple healthcare realms, including medical researchers, medical schools, and teaching hospitals.
Paying doctors to participate in surveys of medicines they have never prescribed before.
Pharmaceutical companies buying positive reviews of the drug’s safety and effectiveness to reputable medical journals.
Because of this, the Big Pharma industry and its corruption can hinder your health and it’s important to thoroughly research options and discuss them with your healthcare provider.

Dangers of FDA Approved Over-The-Counter Drugs

Last year, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that a third of the drugs the FDA approved between 2001 and 2010 were “involved in some kind of safety event after reaching the market.”

Another danger involves speeding up the FDA’s drug approval process. In the Journal of the American Medical Association study, one of the study’s authors, Joseph Ross, discussed the concerns about accelerating the FDA process as they found that the drugs that were previously accelerated through the process were associated with higher rates of postmarket safety issues. He explained that this accelerated approval process has “the potential for compromising patient safety.”

As such, not only are some FDA drugs unsafe, one side effect of being an overprescribed nation (nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug) is overdose deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis of 2016 U.S. drug overdose data shows that America’s overdose epidemic is spreading geographically and increasing across demographic groups. Drug overdoses killed 63,632 Americans in 2016 and 66% involved a prescription or illicit opioid. That’s more lives lost than the lives lost for the entirety of the Vietnam War. Additionally, prescription drugs are the third most commonly abused category of drugs, after alcohol and marijuana.

big pharmaStem Cell Therapy Is An Alternative to Pharmaceuticals

Luckily, there are other options out there besides pharmaceuticals when it comes to treating various conditions. Take stem cell therapy for instance. Using adult stem cells from the patient found throughout the body — including bone marrow, blood, muscle tissue and adipose tissue — stem cell therapy makes it possible for the body to regenerate and heal itself after an injury or illness. Think about that. The body can be used to heal itself!

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Moreover, the side effects of stem cell therapy are minimal compared to side effects from prescription drugs or surgery. Stem cell therapy is a simple, noninvasive procedure and has little or no side effects. However, it’s important to note that some patients may experience pain and irritation for a couple of hours after the procedure. These are the same minimal complications that you would experience with any other sort of noninvasive injections.

The FDA is increasing enforcement on stem cell therapy and is actively trying to stop stem cell therapy from progressing. As such, there needs to be more of a discussion about how stem cell therapy eliminates the need for prescription drugs and the part they play in healing from illness and injury. If people could heal themselves with their own cells, then there wouldn’t be as big of a need for prescription drugs. Better yet, the profits of drug companies would also decrease.

At NSI Stem Cell, we have helped almost 15,000 patients and their various ailments through stem cell therapy and hope the FDA will take the right steps in order to support safe and effective stem cell therapies.

About NSI

Our mission at NSI Stem Cell is to improve the quality and quantity of the lives of our patients by using the latest regenerative medicine technology to reverse disease and repair tissue while avoiding invasive surgical techniques and harmful medications.

What Makes NSI Stem Cell the Top Stem Cell Clinic in the World is Demonstrated in 5 Key Areas:

Highly trained and experienced, board-certified doctors and team members who have performed stem cell procedures on almost 15,000 patients with incredible results.

Cutting edge procedures utilizing all that regenerative medicine has to offer for many chronic degenerative conditions.

Leading scientific researchers who follow advanced scientific guidelines to maximize the healing potential of your stem cells and to maintain compliance and ethics.

Use of only the most potent and viable resource of living, viable stem cells and harvested on the same day. No vial that you can purchase will contain living stem cells. If there is no harvest then there are no stem cells.

Post-operative guidance for supporting stem-cell growth including rehabilitation, diet and supplement protocols. NSI is a full-service healthcare center focused on patient outcomes. Stem cell therapy is only one tool used to help improve patients’ lives.

Patients have raved about their experience at NSI Stem Cell Clinics testifying that it was their unique cutting-edge therapy that helped them experience a breakthrough when nothing else worked and helped them avoid surgery and side effects of other treatments.

Our mission at NSI Stem Cell is to improve the quality and quantity of the lives of our patients by using the latest regenerative medicine technology to reverse disease and repair tissue while avoiding invasive surgical techniques and harmful medications.

If you want to learn more about NSI Stem Cell Clinics and see for yourself why people travel from all over the globe for therapy you can set up a complimentary consultation today to see if you are a candidate for their world renown stem cell therapy. You can contact the National Stem Cell Institute at (877) 278-3623.

* Disclaimer: Individual patient results may vary. As each patient’s problem is different, each treatment must be tailored around your specific needs.
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