Originally posted on Your Kids Aren't Sick:
We are addicted to our chemicals, you and me, and that’s a problem. Not just for you or me. It’s a problem for our kids. Equipped from birth to imitate us, what do we show them?
Got a headache? Grab an aspirin or an ibuprofen, or something else for pain. We have many choices. Seems harmless enough. And it is – most of the time. After all, they sell “baby aspirins” for babies. They seem to work too, if given properly, and not too much. Makes sense. A headache isn’t, really, behavior. The chemical we take works on our physical body, right?
Sometimes, though, when we’re too tense, or there’s too much stress in our life at the moment, a headache – or a backache, or a soreness somewhere else in your body – can occur. We say it’s “stress-related.” That’s what our doctors, friends and family members will tell…
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