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1462810 tn?1327364049

Natural vs. pharmaceutical homone therapy

I'm so tired of prescribed meds causing more problems than they cure - one prescription leading to side-effects that lead to another prescription and on and on.  Antibiotics are a perfect case in point, they destroy the body's natural good bacteria and yeasts - totally vital to your health and wellbeing, totally.  Not only will doctors fail to tell you that their medications are going to destroy your system, if there is a natural way of treating the problem, one that works BETTER than a prescription, they won't tell you.  A) They probably don't know about it, any more than they know what the full effects of the medications they prescribe, and B) Even if they know about the natural treatment, there's no possibility that they can get a financial kickback if you buy the natural treatment.  

Case in point, fresh raw garlic is a fabulous antibiotic.  It stings at first, and it stinks, but it works amazingly
well... just try it- a slice of raw garlic wrapped in a bit of gauze placed between the lip and gum over a tooth abscess, within 45 minutes the pain will be gone, with repeated application so will the infection.  Your dentist will NEVER tell you about that one.  

If you want your eyes opened, visit www.naturalnews.com .  If you use Facebook you can "like" their page and you will get regular updates to your home page.  Also www.earthclinic.com, just amazing what natural substances can do!  

I am using regular doctors (M.D.'s are allopathic physicians) as little as possible now.  I can't afford an N.D.
(Naturopathic Doctor) so I'm getting my information online, it's easy to find but you have to use your own common sense and do a lot of research before your act.  (Case in point, I didn't read the bottle and used grapefruit seed extract - a natural anti-bacterial/anti-fungal alkalai - full-strength in a politice over an abscess tooth and burned my mouth - the bottle said don't use it full strength in the mouth but at 3am and in great pain I short-cutted the recommendations I found online and I didn't read the bottle.)  Also, natural rememidies in the health food store can be very expensive, so look at the ingredients and see if you can make it yourself using the raw materials - for example, instead of clove oil or extract for tooth pain, get ground cloves and mix with your choice of oil or a little edible alcohol - all easy to find and cheap. Furthermore, if you look closely at the healthfood store you may find that they sell herbs and spices in bulk.  What costs $5 in a glass bottle may be way more than you need and the amount you need in a platic bag may cost only 35 cents.  

I can take ordinary codeine (a controlled substance requiring a prescription - such as Tylenol3), but synthetic codeine (Vicodin and others) give me migraine headaches when they wear off.  I'm finding this to be true of other synthetic medicines.  

The female homones that have caused such controversy... the only way the pharmaceutical companies could patent them was by coming up with a molecule that wasn't natural to the human body.  So all those hormone prescriptions were based on pregnant female horse urine... now they're trying to enter the bio-identical hormone market by transmuting natural substances (wild yams, for instance) into molecules identical to horse homones -- in other words, they'll call them "natural" (not "bio-identical") and continue to sell their cancer-causing poison.  Interesting, huh?

I'm really new to this, but I think it's the medicine of the future.  It was the medicine of the past before pharmaceutical companies started getting patents and got the M.D.s in their pockets (it really got its boost from penicillin, when they figured out ways to make synthetic penicillins they could patent).  

There's a reason why people who eat highly spiced foods have good teeth and don't get sick as often - it's in the spices.  There's a reason why people (most of the world) who poop in a squatting position don't have colon cancer and other digestive ailments (I just got a LifeStep - worth every penny).  

It's time we took our healthcare back from the pharmaceutical companies and their insurance company and M.D. puppets.  That time is now.  
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There are reasons as to why certain medicines are developed and they are life saving to many people. Anti-biotics save lives, not taking them and eating spices will not cure you from an infection. If you want to go the natural route, that is fine. Do your best to eat healthy and stay well. But to say that modern medicine is pointless is very far from the truth. Also colon cancer has a genetic component, so to say that you won't get it by squatting when you poo is naive. High cholesterol many times can not be stabilized by just natural remedies alone(diet and exercise) and medication is needed. It's good to be you own advocate and not just blatantly follow a doctor's orders, but I wouldn't cut out modern medicine completely.
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Modern medicine does have its place, but all in all, if you can, I feel the best way to go is the natural route. I use bio-identical hormones and they have helped immensely, and, they have no side effects either. Mine are made by a compounding pharmacist and I would never use the synthetic ones.
1462810 tn?1327364049
Now if only the health insurance that costs me 41% of my pathetic income (all that 18 years of medical "care" has allowed me to attain) would recognize that a Naturopath has it much more in mind to get me un-sick than does an M.D. who wants me to come back as often as possible needing new and more prescriptions, then I'd have a chance to see a Naturopath. But wait, if the Naturopath helped me get well, then I wouldn't need health insurance so desperately and probably wouldn't be willing to pay that much for it.

So maybe the insurance companies are not puppets, maybe they and the pharmaceutical companies and the M.D.s who accept that I'll be in to see them constantly needing medications I can't afford are all just very content with greed. Why else would my insurance company cover the synthetic hormones, that are so thoroughly proven to be killers that even the doctors don't want to give them to me (read that "horse hormones" as the molecules of standard prescription hormones match those of a horse - deliberately, they can't patent a hormone that matches a human being), but the same insurance doesn't cover the bio-identical hormones that I can only get with an M.D.'s prescription?
1462810 tn?1327364049
I've been around a little longer now and I realize that your referring to what I said as naive was an attack.  

Correct me if I'm wrong... most colon cancers are found at either end (bottom in terms of orientation to the ground) of the large intestine.  Pooping in a squating or legs-raised position eliminates much stress from the tissue in these areas during defecation.  I also pee easier.  

I have a wicked rectocele and IBS -- this thing is God sent.  So was the book Raw Family.
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