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none 34 30.91%
1-2 pills 30 27.27%
3-4 pills 16 14.55%
5-6 pilss 9 8.18%
more than 6 21 19.09%
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Old 03-10-2007, 05:35 PM   #41
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57, a multi-vitamin daily plus a 81mg aspirin. Probably don't need either one, but the first has probably helped me not get colds hardly ever, and the latter was suggested by my doc.
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Re: How old are you & how much pills (prescription/supplements) do you take a da
Old 03-10-2007, 07:46 PM   #42
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Re: How old are you & how much pills (prescription/supplements) do you take a da

According to the poll so far

>70% takes more than 1 pill/day

~20% taking 6 or more pills/day


Simply Amazing....


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ps. question of the day is, are there more people being sick or the drugs companies know how to us addicted to it?
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the only prescription i take is so that i don't go blind. i suppose i could just stop masterbating. all the other pills i take are supplementary and probably optional, like tiptronic or a sunroof. instead of chlorestoral pills i don't eat meat. instead of taking arthritis meds i reduce intake of sugars and other inflamatories. i rarely ever get as much as a cold. maybe once a year if that. so i don't know if i would blame more the drug companies or the food guys.
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I can suggest a couple
reading your posts is a enough of a pill for me.
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Glad to be of service, m'am...
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54 and no RX

Just a multivitamin and extra C






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57 and no medications, just vitamins when I remember.
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Didn't Gracie slick sing about the ones you want to take? I think everyone here is taking "the ones that mother gives you". Viva the 60's.
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Didn't Gracie slick sing about the ones you want to take? I think everyone here is taking "the ones that mother gives you". Viva the 60's.
no, it was one pill to make you larger (that would be the viagra)
and one pill to make you small (that would be the saw palmetto to prevent prostate growth)
and the ones that mother gives you don't do anything at all (that would be the birth control)

IIRC....
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Turned 49 yesterday - take 4 pills (2 different prescriptions ) to replace what my thyroid will not make. Feel great sense I got it right . Also take 2 more prescriptions cause I'm 49 and female - replacing other stuff my body no longer makes enough of . Also Take a multivitamin, and calcium . In good health - exercise daily and lift weights . Try to behave when I eat . :
Figure if we are saving all this money to ER I want to be around to spend it.
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29, no prescriptions, far too many supplements to count.

Vitamins:
A
B-Complex
C
D
E

Oils:
Fish Oil
Flax/Plant Oils

Antioxidants:
Co-Q10
Selenium

For High Cholesterol:
L-Carnitine
Pantethine
Garlic

Other:
Blue Green Algae
Glucosamine/Chondroitin

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58. No prescriptions. Most days I take fish oil, coq10, alpha lipoic acid, acetyl l-carnitine, resveratrol, pregnenelone, glutamine, dhea and a multi vitamin with botanical extracts. There are some others that I cycle in and out. I take nothing without reading the research, pro and con, then make a decision. I used to have high bp, high fasting glucose and low HDL. With exercise and less crappy processed food, that's reversed (though if I have a bad week with standard american diet, my glucose can bounce up). At the gym, I do strict form bicep curls with 50 lb dumbbells and my last set on the leg press sled is 800 lbs for 5 reps. I mention the weights only b/c it is emblematic of my feeling that is very important to maintain muscle mass and function as long as possible. On the other hand, some of those supplements relate to cognitive function.
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I'm 53 today and take 4 insulin shots/day, 13 different Rxs plus 3 supplements for a total of 30 pills/day. Last time I checked w/o insurance it would cost about $20K/year. I had a kidney/pancreas transplant 11 years ago.

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52 and 2 pills/day - a multi vit and a low dose aspirin
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