Many of us have mothers, aunts, or grandmothers that carry small plastic drug organizers with different compartments for the numerous pills they need to take on a daily basis.
In the many years of teaching yoga, I have seen several people who were and are on allopathic pills for extensive periods and they all suffer from stiffness, constipation and mental woes.
As you know, humans have investigated the body and sicknesses since they gained a basic awareness. It's possible to blame today's lifestyle and stress for many sicknesses.
It is interesting to observe people who are coming to my Yoga for Weight Loss and Detox classes regarding their understanding of diet or rather misconceptions of it.