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Many are reaching for a natural supplement these days to minimize medication consumption. It's definitely a decision that takes time for so many while others choose to not go that route. Whatever decision is made must be right for the individual.
Well, it certainly wasn't overnight. It took a lot of poking and prodding aka encouragement from my dad to start on supplements. I attempted to do so but never followed through.
I think it was not wanting to swallow the tablets. I would put them on the shelf in hopes of taking them but that time never would come around.
What solidified me taking a natural supplement was when I found a good tasting powdered supplement that helped me with managing my through the roof mucus production which has helped my stomach pain as well.
Before starting a supplementation regiment, be sure to consult with your primary care physician. If one is currently taking any medication, it is crucial that the individual discusses the regiment with his/her doctor to avoid any side effects since some supplements and medications do not work well together.
If one has a supplement in mind, simply print out the ingredients label, take it to his/her physician and ask him/her if it could benefit one's body. Some physicians are not open to supplementation, which I question, so it can be difficult starting a regiment. I feel that doctors should incorporate medication as well as a natural supplement to prevent their patients from being on so many meds.
Everyone has his/her choice to make and must do so based on what works well for them. I made the decision for myself to start even though my doctor was not fully onboard. And her reasoning was not because of any side effects, she just didn't believe in them.
To sum it up: It's important to know which supplements one's body needs. And by talking to his/her physician and having tests ran, one will avoid unnecessary supplementation.
Well, I really don't know that answer. What works for me, may not necessarily work for you or anyone else. And at times it may take more than one supplement to provide the support that the body needs. It also takes patience.
The purpose of supplements are to support the normal functions of the body.
One should also realize that supplementation is not the fix all for everything either. One must look at their lifestyle and determine if changes need to be made elsewhere, as far as
Supplementation has proved to be beneficial for my body based on the way I feel everyday. My body feels more balanced especially my gut. I feel that my body is not constantly battling inflammation. And I'm not in constant stomach pain like I use to be. Feeling awesome!