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Epilepsy and diet As a group leader of the Hyperactive Children’s Support Group, I have encountered a few cases where epilepsy was also present, and one of the ‘side-effects’ of selecting a suitable diet for calming th... What docs vs this doc On questioning the wisdom of prescribing a certain drug by a local GP, I mentioned your excellent book, What Doctors Don’t Tell You. Not only did he defend the prescription, but he also made the follo... Take olive leaf extract to get rid of candida Re the Q&A on psoriasis in WDDTY vol 16 no 4, I suggest looking for underlying Candida. I was most interested that one reader suggests olive oil, as Dr Morton Walker in his book, Olive Leaf Extract [N... It takes a mad man to be a psychiatrist Re psychiatric labels (WDDTY vol 16 no 4), it’s long been regarded that doubting your sanity is the first step to losing it. It has also been said that “psychiatrists don’t so much minister to the bod... It takes a mad man to be a psychiatrist Re psychiatric labels (WDDTY vol 16 no 4), it’s long been regarded that doubting your sanity is the first step to losing it. It has also been said that “psychiatrists don’t so much minister to the bod... Bach remedies can help emotional psoriasis Re Diane Varty’s question on her daughter’s facial psoriasis (WDDTY vol 16 no 4, page 8), I believe that, with a 13-year-old, the underlying reason is possibly an emotional imbalance, or disaffection... Bach remedies can help emotional psoriasis Re Diane Varty’s question on her daughter’s facial psoriasis (WDDTY vol 16 no 4, page 8), I believe that, with a 13-year-old, the underlying reason is possibly an emotional imbalance, or disaffection... What docs vs this doc On questioning the wisdom of prescribing a certain drug by a local GP, I mentioned your excellent book, What Doctors Don’t Tell You. Not only did he defend the prescription, but he also made the follo... Take olive leaf extract to get rid of candida Re the Q&A on psoriasis in WDDTY vol 16 no 4, I suggest looking for underlying Candida. I was most interested that one reader suggests olive oil, as Dr Morton Walker in his book, Olive Leaf Extract [N... Adverse drug reactions need to be taken seriously I regularly hear from patients and parents that reporting adverse drug reactions to doctors frequently leads to denial of the association. This short-circuits the entire system - a system that is supp...

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Blog Speak

27 Jun 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Beyond your genes

When it comes to cancer, modern medicine is in firm denial. For all the triumphalism over the latest claims that approximately 50 per cent of people survive cancer for at least 10 years, the bald fact... more »

30 May 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Catching it early

It’s all over the newspapers.  Deaths from breast cancer have almost been halved, and the bow belongs to screening with routine mammography. So persuasive is the catch-it-early argument tha... more »

28 Apr 2014 | Adverse Reactions (Caitlin Hubbard)

Farsighted

Failing eyesight has become so closely associated with old age that medicine has applied a number of adjectives synonymous with ‘geriatric’ to conditions like ‘age-related macular de... more »

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Forum Discussions

14:35 | Health Conditions (KiwiGal)

Re: Homeopathic vaccination fo...

Mumps is a virus. Get hold of a Bob Beck virus buster (easy to find on the Internet and plenty of demonstrations on You Tube). Someone I know made up one based on this info and gave it to his friend t... more »

09:15 | Health Conditions (henryknotes@gmail.com)

Re: Blue green algae and blood...

ACE Inhibitors acebutolol Adrenal Gland Tumor Adrenal Pheochromocytoma Air Pollution May Raise Blood Pressure Alcohol, Coffee, Smoking and High Blood Pressure Aldosteronism Americans Getting High Bloo... more »

23:14 | Health Conditions (prioris@excite.com)

Re: Blue green algae and blood...

no.  treating blood pressure is not treating the underlying problem. there will come a day when the blood pressure focus will be thrown into the basket. the underlying problem is plaque and calci... more »

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