COVID, Here We go Again
By Dr. Miguel Cruz
I was hoping I would not need to write about this again, but I feel compelled that I must. As I was reading through some of my past articles regarding COVID, my first impression is that nothing has changed.
COVID is still around, the media is still trying their best to scare everyone, and we are all still wearing masks. Hospitals are seeing an influx of COVID patients, but they are not overflowing as predicted. People are getting COVID in greater numbers, but most are either having no symptoms or symptoms of a cold or seasonal flu. Those that are immune-compromised are getting deathly ill and some are indeed dying.
The vaccines are here, people are lining up for them thinking they will save the day. Time will tell if they help and what the side effects may be.
Driving around different areas I am noticing more closed businesses, hearing of financial hardships suffered by many small business owners, increased suicides, and increased drug addictions and related deaths. Wondering if it was all worth it. I guess we won’t really know until years later when all the bean counters put the statistics together.
There is one trend I am seeing that is disturbing to me. I was shopping at ingles when the announcements stated that taking supplements for your immune system is unproven and unscientific, but we should certainly get the flu shot. I can say with certainty that there are many natural supplements available that have clinical and scientific evidence of efficacy and I wholeheartedly recommend them to my patients with confidence and take them myself.
It seems the pharmaceutical companies are bent on giving the impression that they are the guardians of health and nothing else will help. Personally, I believe that doing all we can with a healthy lifestyle which includes exercise, diet and spiritual health will enable us to live a life with fewer health problems and less need for medications.
One thing that has definitely not changed, GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL. He is the God of HOPE, not fear.
Dr. Miguel Cruz
Dr. Miguel Cruz is in practice along with his wife of 35 years, Lesia Cruz who is a certified Integrative Nutritionist. They own Cruz Life Center in Burnsville NC. Dr. Cruz is a licensed Chiropractor since 1981. When asked what he does for a living he explains that he helps people get out of pain and improve their overall health without the use of drugs or surgery. Something everyone seems to want but nobody seems to know how to get there. Dr. Cruz accepted Jesus Christ in the summer of 1979 while in chiropractic school. He has since dedicated his life to helping people grow in physical health and spiritual health. Read more good Christian news from Dr. Cruz HERE.