Prescription and over-the-counter drugs help millions of people with devastating diseases and chronic conditions. But in the process, these medications can also deplete the body's natural stores of vitamins, minerals, and hormones—the very nutrients you need to keep energy levels high, fend off infections, and be healthy. Pharmacist Suzy Cohen calls these medications“drug muggers,” and she says it’s essential to replenish what a drug mugger steals from your body in order to feel your best and avoid side effects. Not understanding the drug-mugging effect may lead to new “diseases” and possibly catastrophic health consequences. Drug Muggers helps you understand how drugs impact your daily life. It reveals why you may be feeling so poorly and how to enhance your well-being with affordable nutrients that are sold over the counter. You can (and will) improve the way you feel—whether or not you take medicine!
- How to relieve uncomfortable or potentially serious side effects
- How to remain compliant with your medication and still feel well
- Which foods and drinks to avoid if you take certain medications
- How to install a nutrient security system with vitamins, minerals, and food choices
- Which vitamins outperform medications in some cases
- Ways to increase your energy levels
- How to improve digestion and relieve constipation with a simple nutrient
- Why hair and nails grow faster when you replenish nutrients
Suzy Cohen, RPh, has been a licensed pharmacist for more than 20 years and writes the syndicated health column “Dear Pharmacist.” She has been featured on The View and The Dr. Oz Show and she hosts a medical minute on the syndicated TV health show Know the Cause. Suzy is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, American College for Advancement in Medicine, and the American Association of Anti-Aging Medicine.