Curing Chronic Illness

Modern medicine has no cures, no theory of cure, for chronic illness. Many disease are complex, often described as multi-factorial, leading us to give up on a cure, to resort instead to treating the symptoms, or providing a crutch. Symptoms are shadows. They are indications of illness, but they are not the illness. Pushing symptoms further into the shadows can actually facilitate, even encourage illness. We know this, but sometimes, we don’t know what else to do. Continue reading

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Why Can’t we Cure Scurvy?

We can’t cure scurvy.  Why not?  We know the cause of scurvy, in theory.  Scurvy is defined as a deficiency of Vitamin C. Why is it that we can’t cure scurvy.

I know what you’re thinking. Your thinking “That’s crazy, we know the cause therefore, we know the cure“. But you’re wrong.  Simply wrong.  And the proof is trivial. Simpler than you think, and sillier than you might guess. Continue reading

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Cure Ignorance

Today’s medical theories suffer from many cure ignorances. We want to believe that medicines cure, that medicines are designed to cure, that clinical studies search for cures, that a cure is just around the corner: the Medicines Myths. In truth, most medicines make no claim to cure, and simply do cannot cure. Most clinical studies cannot test for cures – ‘cured’ is seldom defined for a clinical study, and if it occurs, it is generally ignored. Clinical studies search for treatments, not cures. No one is searching for cures for most diseases. Cure ignorance. Continue reading

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A True Placebo has No Effect

Do clinical studies lie? A true placebo has no effect. Is the Gold Standard of medicine, the double blind placebo controlled trial, scientific nonsense, based on “fools gold“? Continue reading

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What’s Your Christmas Happiness Score?

christmashappinessIn this, the Christmas season, we often take time to think about happiness. Some people are very happy at Christmas, some – not so much, even some who are happier all year round. Christmas happiness is different. How can that be?Measure your Christmas Happiness. Continue reading

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