Modern Medicine Vs. Traditional Medicine

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For centuries, humans thrived on traditional medication made of herbs, plants, food and other practices however, there were illnesses that traditional medication could not cure and therefore, these illnesses served the purpose of natural population control. However, a few decades ago, upon the discovery of antibiotics and what we call modern medicine, doctors and the medical industry were able to cure illnesses that were once known to be fatal and to prolong life even after a patient had gotten a fatal illness. 

While this seemed like a good thing at the time, this gave rise to a massive increase in population because the people that were meant to die out were not being cured however, scientists never quite studied the long term effects of this modern medication and today, we are seeing that modern medication has become a big money making industry. The medical industry and the pharmaceutical industry are both industries that are making the most amount of money in the world and they have begun to prescribe these strong medications to people who do not have serious illness as well as a means of making money. Professions like that of a chiropractor who uses natural techniques to cure ailments are slowly dying out as people depend solely on modern medicine.

The downsides of modern medication

However, modern medicine is not all good because while it does have more success in curing serious illness, continuous usage of these drugs damage and weaken the immune system causing the human race as a whole to become weak and more susceptible to various illnesses that their immune systems would once have fought. While a chiro Castle Hill or an Ayurveda doctor will use non-intrusive methods to strengthen the body, these drugs weaken the body severely.We live in a very fast paced world where most young people feel that they cannot afford to miss even a day of work for fear of losing their jobs and fear of losing their income. As such, they turn to taking many dangerous antibiotics to fight diseases that their immune systems should have been able to fight over a longer period of time. The more our immune systems fight, the stronger they get like a well-trained muscle but what antibiotics do is that they take over the job from the immune system leaving the immune system unused which weakens it. For this reason, we are seeing many young people getting sick more often in this day and age because their bodies are weak and unable to fight. Their very bad diets also contribute to this.