Fully 70% of our populace in this country is either overweight or suffers from obesity. We as a nation have been hoodwinked into believing the lies about what is supposed to be good for us. In the process we’ve all become addicts to nasty foods that makes us terribly ill, and are extremely hard to kick.
That acupuncture, and alternative medicine in general, are both more effective (my add) and less expensive than Botox treatments is, for me, a given, and therefore less interesting than the subsequent line on the side effects of sticking a bovine toxin into your neck (yes Virginia, or Harry, sticking toxins in your neck can have deleterious side effects on you down the road)
The conclusion arrived at holds that unmanaged reactions to stress are a more dangerous risk factor for cancer and heart disease than either cigarette smoking or high cholesterol foods. That makes unmanaged stress Numero Uno in the panoply of Things That Will Kill Us. But it makes sense. If I’m not managing stress, I’m succumbing to it in all sorts of nasty ways.