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The gi load is important for those with diabetes In your report The Secrets of Longevity (2004), you fail to mention the importance of the GI load [GI times the grammes of carbs per serving, divided by 100]. For people with pre-diabetes or diabetes,... Hospital horrors make me hope i never have to go Hospital horrors make me hope I never have to goI’d just like to tell you a little about some of my experiences working as a complementary therapist in my own practice, and also part-time in an intens... There’s a support group for electrosensitives Re Tony Edwards’ special report on electro-pollution (WDDTY vol 16 no 1), I would like to inform readers that there is a support group for electrosensitive people called Circuit. For ‘processed’, read ‘adulterated' I was fascinated to read the ‘Health resolutions’ put together by William Wolcott and Paul Chek (WDDTY no 15 no 10). One of the top six health resolutions suggests. Never eat processed foods. What do... Bone density improved by following your advice bone density improved Two years ago, I had a bone densitometry test, which showed osteoporosis in the left hip. My doctor prescribed Fosamax and a calcium supplement. Thanks to your newsletter, I didn’t take the Fosamax.... Take transfer factor for fibromyalgia Many thanks for your article on fibromyalgia (WDDTY vol 15 no 8). You offered some good advice but, sadly, one important supplement is missing from your list. Many fibromyalgia and chronic-fatigue suf... Mercury from fillings led to my memory loss I hope Penny Pullen (WDDTY no 15 no 11) has noticed an improvement in her health after having her mercury fillings removed. I had most of mine removed, but was not given the necessary vitamins or care... Horsetail and silica cured my hernia I suffered a hernia when in my 50s. Having only Culpeper to hand, I crawled into the garden and ate horsetail (high in silica). I stayed sitting for most of three weeks. My son bought me some New Era... Look out for preservatives in glaucoma eyedrops Re ‘Glaucoma’ (WDDTY vol 15 no 12), the preservative in many eyedrops is benzalkonium, which contains a benzene-related chemical that is well documented to cause bone-marrow damage. In a report publis... Hubby’s hips helped by regular exercise. My husband had a successful hip replacement. He kept mobile before the operation by swimming and using a bike. He made a speedy recovery and was able to walk out of the specialist’s office at five wee...

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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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19:07 | Drugs and Side Effec... (Ian Yarham)

Supermarkets where WDDTY is so...

On your advertisements at the side of these posting, it gives a list of all the supermarkets in the UK that are selling WDDTY magazine. BUT - none of these supermarkets are selling them so there is no... more »

18:14 | Health Conditions (engee59@optusnet.com.au)

MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS OR C...

SINCE 1986 I HAVE KNOWN OF THIS DISEASE  [ORIGINAL ONSET 1979],,,,,,,,,,,,NO MEDIC WILL TALK ABOUT IT....  NO MEDIC FROM ANY DICIPLINE HAS EVER UTTERED THE WORDS "CFS OR ME" .AND T... more »

10:40 | Health Conditions (Ian Yarham)

Re: psoriasis

Psoriasis is very connected to gluten intolerance - not particularly Coeliac but Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity. NCGS is far more insidious in nature than Coeliac (which affects only the gut and absor... more »

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