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[Warning] This Insurance SCAM Can Kill You

I was out with friends the other night for a nice dinner. 

While talking about recent events, we were surprised to learn we all knew someone who had died from an opioid overdose. 

I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. If you watch the news, you know that opioid painkillers are killing Americans in record numbers.

I’ve always placed the blame on the drug companies, for producing these dangerous, addictive drugs – and the Food and Drug Administration for allowing it to happen. 

But there’s another group pushing the opioid crisis. 

And if you’re not careful, their newest scam could cost you your life. 

Health insurance companiesare not my favorite companies and now I hate them even more. 

A new study suggests one reason for the opioid epidemic is insurance companies refusing to pay for the more expensive (but less addictive drugs) people need to help control pain. 

That’s right. They’re pushing you toward deadly opioids because they’re cheap. 

In a study published in the New York Times, researchers analyzed Medicare prescription drug plans (covering 36 million people) and United Health Care patients. 

The study found insurers were more likely to approve of addictive drugsif they were lower cost. 

The study also found that non-drug treatments (like physical therapy or chiropractic) were also not covered. 

I sympathize with people in pain. If you need a pill to help you with pain, you will take what is offered to you (whether it is addictive or not). 

This lack of support for non-addictive drugs ends lives and the insurance companies know this. Yet, they continue – and it’s disgusting. 

If you are in pain, there are good natural ways to help: stopping inflammation is your best bet.  

Dr. Scott’s Inflammation-Be-Gone Program: 

  • There are many powerful natural anti-inflammatoriesyou should take all the time. These include fish oil, curcumin, Boswellia, and others. 
  • Exerciseis a great way to keep inflammation in check. Strangely, exercise increases inflammation for about an hour after exercise, but then it plummets to very low levels–resulting in an overall decrease in inflammation. 
  • Avoid processed foods and too much sugar. Both sugar and vegetable oils tend to increase inflammation in the body. 
  • Eat your veggies. Vegetables have a way of calming inflammation. 
  • Take a probiotic. Your immune system (which controls inflammation) is closely tied to the health of your digestive tract. Make sure you are getting enough healthy bacteria by taking a good probiotic. 

Health and Happiness,

Scott Olson

Dr. Scott Olson, ND

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Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Written By Dr. Scott Olson, ND

Nearly 25 years ago, failed mainstream medical treatments left Dr. Olson in constant pain – and his health in ruins. And that’s when he did something REVOLUTIONARY. He began his career in medicine – and dedicated his life to uncovering the true, underlying causes of disease.
Through his innovative medical practices in Tennessee and Colorado, Dr. Olson has helped cure countless seniors from across America of arthritis… heart disease… diabetes… and even cancer. All without risky prescription drugs or painful surgeries.

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