Can You Afford to Get Healthy?

A common question for so many Americans. My question is “Can You Afford Not To?” Let’s take
a look at some updated financial costs of the typical American living in the paradigm of
“outdated thoughts, habits, and tradition.”

Health care in this country still exceeds health care costs in the rest of the world, averaging over
$12,900 per person living in this country.

Healthcare costs continue to exceed the total costs of America’s education, agriculture, and
transportation combined.

Over $1.25 trillion worth of pharmaceutical drugs are sold throughout the world each year, with
approximately $562 billion (45%) of these drugs sold to Americans.

Once prescribed medication, the typical scenario remains “take them for the rest of your life.”

Medical expenses directly cause 66.5% of bankruptcies, making it the leading cause of
bankruptcy in the United States. Through the practice of preventative healthcare, we could
reduce this by 15 to 20 percent.

Here is what this might look like for you:

Prescription and over-the-counter medications…$200/month
a. Over a 5-year period = $12,000
b. Over a 10-year period = $24,000
c. Over a 20-year period = $48,000

High monthly insurance premiums (raise deductible to save $150/month)
a. Over a 5-year period = $9,000
b. Over a 10-year period = $18,000
c. Over a 20-year period = $36,000

By investing in your health, you can avoid the expense of poor health and associated
symptoms. By simply reducing the ongoing costs of “symptom-based” medications and lowering
your monthly insurance premiums, you can easily save over $80,000 over a 20-year period.

As you can see by this simple illustration, there are no costs to getting healthy and staying
healthy, only an exceptionally high return on investment!