Saturday, December 15, 2007

Environment, conventional and herbal medicine

Relationship between environment and medicine

What has medicine to do with the environment? Well, for one, not a few people have to go on long term medications. However, pharmacies will never dispense, say, a whole year of the required medications. Reasons are simple. They are afraid of misuse and overdose, leading to problems. Another is most medicine have a shelf life. They don't last forever. In other words, they have expiry dates.

Bricks and Mortar Pharmacies and the environment

What this lead to is multiple trips (traveling) to the bricks and mortar pharmacies. Directly or indirectly, this will involve burning of rapidly depleting and increasingly expensive fossil fuel, emitting green house gases (click BACK button to get back to this page) and making our environmental problem of the century, global warming (click BACK button to get back to this page) worst.

Also, conventional medicine often uses synthetic chemicals and complex processes which may lead to discharge of pollutants or harmful pollution when they are discharged from our bodies or are left overs or expired medicines are discarded.


Online Pharmacies and the environment

What can be the possible solutions? We have the greatest invention of the century, the environmentally friendly Internet (click BACK button to get back to this page). Need medicine? Just surf over to online pharmacies like Online Canadian Pharmacy Escrow Service do your online comparison shopping and when you find the medicine you want, place your order online and have it delivered right to your doorstep. No time wasted traveling and waiting in queues plus do you part to help our suffering Spaceship Earth which have no lifeboat for its passengers (you, me and our future generations).

Herbal medicine and the environment

There are some who think that production and consumption of herbal medicine causes less environmental damage. True or not, I do not know. You will have to do your own research. Whatever, if you happen to prefer herbal medicine, the Online Canadian Pharmacy Escrow Service also have herbal medicine.

Do check them out. It cost you nothing but a bit of electricity surfing from your computer at your cosy home.

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