Why Americans Believe Natural Remedies Are Safer Than Medications

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Playing Natural Remedies Favored over Pharmaceuticals?

When it comes to treating a health issue, which type of product do you feel more confident in -- medication or a natural remedy?

The Doctors discuss a survey that found nearly 75 percent of 2000 people surveyed believe natural remedies, including cannabis and hemp products, are safer when compared to medications and pharmaceuticals.

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The panel feels this might be linked to many people's distrust in pharmaceutical treatments, like pain medicationssleep aids, and some types of antibiotics.

Our Doctors warn that just because something is listed as "natural" does not mean it is always safe, noting it can interact with other medications you might be taking.

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As always check with your doctor before taking any supplement or vitamin, and of course, consult your doctor when deciding to opt for a natural remedy instead of a prescribed medication.

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