Should You Fire Your Doctor? (Here’s How to Tell)
I take my job as a doctor very seriously.
I know that my patients trust me to keep their best interests in mind.
And I do.
Unfortunately, not all doctors operate by the same code.
A new study makes it very clear that a group of doctors is unnecessarily risking patients’ lives and is driving a major drug epidemic.
And I’ll be honest with you… if your doctor is one of them, he has to go.
The fact that there’s an opioid epidemic is bad enough.
These pain drugs like oxycodone and fentanyl are killing people by the THOUSANDS.
The fact that the epidemic has been largely driven by DOCTORS makes it even more tragic.
In a recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care, researchers tracked nearly 2,500 patients prescribed high doses of opioids for at least six months.
The aim of the study?
To see if the patients were still satisfied with their doctors’ care if their doctors reduced the drug dose to the recommended levels.
There are a couple problems here right off the bat.
First off, we have a group of doctors knowingly prescribing HIGHER THAN RECOMMENDED doses of deadly opioid drugs.
I literally can’t think of anything more irresponsible. People are DYING from these drugs!
Second, the patients in the study were just as satisfied when their doses were cut.
In other words, they had been given extra-high doses of opioids for NO GOOD REASON WHATSOEVER.
In the past 20 years, opioid use has increased 300%–and overdose deaths have increased 200%.
In real numbers, that’s over 64,000 deaths in 2016 alone caused by these painkillers.
The problem is very real, it’s growing, and it’s only being perpetuated by a medical system where doctors just throw more drugs (at higher doses) at problems.
If you’re taking an opioid, check with your doc to make sure you’re getting the current, recommended dose. And don’t be afraid to get a second opinion on what the dose should be.
If your doctor has been mega-dosing you on opioids, it may be time to shop around for a new health care provider.
I know I would.
To a brighter day,
Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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