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Cholesterol confusion Re the letter ‘EFAs sorted my cholesterol’ in WDDTY vol 16 no 9, the cholesterol levels are meaningless to me, and probably to some other readers, too, as they are given in mg/dL. It would have been h... In praise of vitamin c I was glad to see you write about some of the benefits of high-dose vitamin C (WDDTY vol 16 no 11). It’s very sad that drug-company propaganda has made people more afraid of natural remedies than drug... Me is not all in the head As a subscriber to WDDTY and someone who has been badly affected by the illness ME [myalgic encephalomyelitis] for almost 15 years, I was astonished and disappointed to read ‘Epidemic by hysteria’ on... Therapy for psychosomatics I am a research psychologist and psychotherapist. I liked ‘Finding the cancer soul’ (viewpoint in WDDTY vol 16 no 7) very much. Indeed, it speaks of certain ‘truths’ about cancer. Man-made epidemics Re avian flu in WDDTY vol 16 no 9, there have been several epidemics and medical scares in my lifetime, and it would seem that most of these are man-made. When you think of the deplorable state that c... Alternatives to soy milk Re soy (WDDTY vol 16 no 8), my wife and I never normally eat soy products. What does concern us is that soy milk in our tea is an integral part of our diet. More on homeopathy, please I was refiling WDDTY vol 15 no 8, when it fell open to page 8, where two headlines are ‘Polycystic problems’ and ‘Chronic cold sores’. Boron for osteoporosis Re osteoporosis (WDDTY vol 16 no 5, page 12), boron (as Osteo-Trace) has been used for years for both arthritis and osteoporosis - and without side-effects. Efas sorted my cholesterol I’m a 59-year-old woman whose total cholesterol had been around 250 mg/ dL for several years. Last year, it was 254 mg/dL. My triglycericides were high, as was my LDL [the ‘bad’ low-density lipoprotei... Flu an easy nut to crack Re A.G.’s letter, ‘Preparing for winter’, in WDDTY vol 16 no 7, up until two years go, I, too, was prone to colds and flu at this time of the year. I tried supplements, homeopathy, antibiotics and eve...

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31 Mar 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Inventing the problem

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the first to identify ‘revised-sequence’ markets which, unlike the ordinary consumer-driven variety, are driven by a corporation, which controls... more »

28 Feb 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Back-door solutions

The statistics speak for themselves. At some point, 85 per cent of us will suffer from back pain and yet medicine is still at a loss for how to treat this medical epidemic. Despite all manner of sophi... more »

3 Feb 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

The third diabetes

Governments of the West have finally woken up to the fact that we have an epidemic of dementia on our hands. The incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is growing so quickly (the worldwide incidence i... more »

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17:10 | Drugs and Side Effec... (vidubo@gmail.com)

Re: Prescription drugs

You might consider colonic therapy. This is a gentle but effective treatment which cleans out the gut and, with the aid of herbs and other natural aids, rebalances the gut. I have found it very helpfu... more »

16:13 | Help and Support (dinah dossor)

Heart Stress Scan (MIBI)

I've been diagnosed with Left Bundle Branch Block but further heart function tests show nothing abnormal for my age (71)  I've been offered a Stress Heart Scan (MIBI) in view of dizzy spe... more »

02:16 | Health Conditions (prioris@excite.com)

Re: investigating very high Ig...

Good point about parasitic infection could also be a cause. There are very few doctors who truly look for hidden causes. You may luck out and find that rare one but the reality for too many people is ... more »

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