Are we an over-medicated nation? Let’s look at the numbers: Americans spent more than $300 billion on prescription drugs every year. Nearly half of all adults have taken at least one prescription drug in the last month. Nearly a third regularly use two or more.
Drugs can undoubtedly save lives, but in some cases prescriptions can sometimes mean treating or masking symptoms—without fixing the root cause of the health issue.
“Check out the top 9 most prescribed drugs in the United States
1. For Pain
Hydrocodone/ acetaminophen, such as Vicodin
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