Have you ever thought about whether you can influence your health – for the better?
It’s a good thing to consider given that physicians such as Dr. Vera Tarman find themselves challenged to help their patients. She laments in a recent newspaper article: “I couldn’t help anyone unless they were willing to help themselves first. There are limitations to what we can do for another – regardless of what wizard’s wand we are holding”.
Health services can only go so far. The latest drug or diet book has not produced a healthy nation.
Dr. Tarman echoes the frustration of many physicians who see patients that do not make necessary changes to improve their health or those for whom the medication is no longer effective and the only solution seems to be more – or some other – medicine. Doctors are increasingly reluctant to prescribe ‘more’ as the epidemic of opioid addiction has hit headlines in every North American city. And additional tests and interventions seem to actually demotivate some patients.
Rather than exposing our own health to possible drug side effects or over treatments, what might we tap into to experience a more effective source of health and well-being?
Can we really do more for our health than what we think? We can. But, where do we start?Continue Reading