Do You Need an Rx? Best Treatments for Top 7 Health Issues | |
Pharmaceutical Companies spent $5.6 billion in 2015 for advertisements.. and those advertisements seem to work. 1 in about 7 people who take at least one Rx have admitted they specifically asked their Doctor about a medication they heard on the Tv, Radio, online, or in print. 2/3rds of those Doctors wrote the prescription for the drug requested. The problem with advertisements is that you do not know if this more expensive drug works better than a less expensive generic or if you can achieve the same results with simple lifestyle changes. Consumer Reports has piled tons of research, recommendations and reviews from credible sources to compile what they deem are good alternatives. Below we have given the health issue and the "Best Treatments" only. In order to read on how and why they've come to these conclusions in the original article, please click here. Seasonal Allergies Best Treatments: Steroid sprays and antihistamines (OTC nasal steroid spray and Generic Loratadine). Depression