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Central Nervous system Drugs Used Most

May 12, 2004

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Inappropriate drugs defined
-- Risk of adverse effects
-- Central Nervous system Drugs Used Most

Elderly, that is me, I am in my seventy-second year. Now that is a long way into be elderly, according to some you are elderly at 55. Most people using TFH are in the age groups over 35. More people in the age groups over 35 use more drugs than people under 35. Using Drugs can be dangerous.

In an article in the 2/9/04 issue of the archives of Internal Medicine it was reported that 8% of the walk in visits of elderly people to medical clinic resulted in one or more inappropriate drug prescriptions. The majority of the visits were made by urban women and white people. This is the same population that seeks to learn TFH. We want everyone to know that many times TFHK balancing can prevent the need for prescription drugs.

Risk of adverse effects
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An inappropriate drug prescription is one where the panel of experts of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the risk of adverse effects was greater than the potential benefits.

The leader of the survey was Dr. Margie Rauch Goulding, PhD. who said that the odds were double for women and high for any visit in which multiple drugs were prescribed. I wonder if more women are seeking TFH balancing because they are unconsciously aware of the dangers of taking multiple drugs. We have reports of many women that state that they have been able to reduce or eliminate many drugs by using the TFHK balancing approaches for the same symptoms that drugs are used.

Central Nervous system Drugs Used Most
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The report said that pain relievers such as Tylenol, Darvocet-N, Wygesic, and Darvon compound are the most commonly prescribed drugs and some contain propoxyphene which is a narcotic that should be avoided by everyone, not just elderly people according to the panel of experts.

Inappropriately prescribed central nervous system drugs include barbiturates, tranquilizer (Dalmane, Librium, Equanil, Miltown, Valium and other), and antidepressants (Elavil, amitid and Sustiva). These drugs are prescribed for insomnia and pain. These symptoms are often relieved in my experience by balancing with the TFHK systems. I would like to hear reports from you of the people who have been able to reduce their drug use after using TFH protocols. Remember that drugs are dangerous and need to be reduced with consultation of the prescriber.

Contact Information
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email: thie@touch4health.com
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