Our Healthcare System is Broken (Especially for Women)

The United States healthcare system is broken and has failed me (and many others), especially when it comes to women’s health.

I have repeatedly looked to Western Medicine to help with women’s health concerns and the doctors have either thrown pills at me, usually causing more problems than solutions, or dismissed me entirely.

The current pandemic shows how fragile our healthcare system truly is along with how much of a failure the current insurance model — insurance plans are connected to our jobs — is extremely poor for medical care. Please know that I am pro-healthcare workers and they are doing an excellent job during this healthcare crisis. It’s the overall healthcare system and disease-based medical model of which I am displeased.

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