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Old 04-21-2019, 09:45 PM   #16
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Don't rush to medicate - but don't rely on rocks and crystals to cure a thyroid problem.
I've heard diamonds can help treat low libido in females.
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Old 04-21-2019, 09:50 PM   #17
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Old 04-21-2019, 10:31 PM   #18
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Old 04-21-2019, 10:33 PM   #19
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Old 04-22-2019, 12:21 AM   #20
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They'll have to settle for diamonds. I'm not giving up the family jewels.
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Old 04-22-2019, 01:59 AM   #21
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Look for generic adult low dose (81 mg) tablets, that are enteric coated, at someplace like Walmart. Check the expiration dates and limit the quantity to what you'll use up by then. They all work out to be the same price per tablet.
I know, the drugstore too. But like I said, they used to sell that shit everywhere so I figured I could grab some at the supermaket.
I didn't realize they changed their marketing strategy with the push for geriatric hearts.

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Sure, I'll readily agree that not "anything" is better. I also have a problem with the flip side of big pharma's behavior, i.e. artificially jacking up the price of something that works, like insulin.*

*(and which, for the record, was intended by its inventors to be unpatentable, but profiteers did an end run around them anyway)
Until recently Eli Lilly had the market cornered after congress passed a law that made importing it illegal, and the price has been going up 10% a year.
A huge chunk of the market is paid for by Medicare, and congress passed a law that Medicare, the largest buyer of drugs in the world, is not allowed to negotiate prices.

Last year my insurance demanded I change brands of insulin. Doc said it's the same shit so I got some from Novo Nordisk a Scandinavian company. I thought they must have changed the import law but when I had trouble with a pen I contacted them and the woman told me they had spent over a Billion dollars building a plant in the Carolinas. It's about $100 a month wholesale less than Lilly. Now all that SS money is fleeing the country.
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