Alternative health care products such as vitamins, herbal formulas and homeopathic remedies all seem to be on the rise in the United States as well as the UK. In the U.S., product sales have risen 10% on an annual basis for supplements and another 6% for herbal remedies.

What are the reasons for this?

Some of the reasons include:

Safety

Many people are hesitant to take powerful pharmaceutical drugs that often have many severe side effects. All you have to do is watch a drug commercial on TV to understand this.

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