Gwen Olsen was a successful pharmaceutical sales rep for 15 years, and now she is on a new mission to stop the over-medication of children. Gwen shares a deeply personal story which led her to change her point of view about prescription drugs.
This is an important story, because many people just don't realize how dangerous some of these drug cocktails are. There may be cases where medications are needed, but certainly young kids don't need to be on six or seven separate pills.
From my experience as a nutritionist and my personal story, I can say that in many cases changing the diet will make a huge impact on brain function. Even if a doctor determines meds are needed, they rarely mentions that HFCS, dyes, sugar, gluten, and other food additives are linked to behavioral problems.
As Gwen states, some of these children are given the equivalent of a chemical straight jacket, and I believe it's time for this madness to stop! Gwen's book is called Confessions of an Rx Pusher.
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