over-prescribed America infographic...I'm going to school to be a Pharmacist, but I chose to major in Nutrition and Exercise because if these are done properly....The need to take many of these medications will decrease drastically!
Pill nation: Are we too reliant on prescription meds?
With its cheerful pills and candy-coated colors, this #infographic by 12 Palms Recovery Center spells out the shocking facts about prescription drug abuse in the United States. Despite being a country with just 5% of the world’s population, the US consumes three-quarters of the world’s supply of prescription medication.
Orthostatic hypotension... Systolic BP drop of more than 20 points... Seen a lot in the elderly due to polypharmacy... associated with the use of alpha-blockers, diuretics, and NITRATES... stop offending medication