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Why is Deprescribing Necessary? Part 2

While many doctors recognize the dangers of polypharmacy (taking multiple medications) and overmedication (taking too much of a medication), most do not factor these risks into their practice decisions. After all practicing medicine is a difficult thing and there are a lot of other things to consider when you have a sick patient in front of you.

This is why deprescribing is the next big field in medicine. People need to be taken off their mediations for the sake of their health. Unfortunately, many doctors are too busy to make deprescribing a focus in their practice. Polypharmacy and overmedication have very real consequences that are easily avoided. Please join me on my journey to help people reclaim their health!

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