While you are praying or after praying don't forget to LISTEN for the answers! They will come.
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1. As I watch the television and other ads that are coming out I have noticed more and more Pharmaceutical drugs being advertised. I am especially concerned when I hear the term "Preventative". What I would like you to do is to listen to the disclaimers. If you don't want the side effects - Don't take the medication. Most people taking the drug get the side effects sooner or later, mostly sooner. Also listen for the disclaimer that is hard to catch but is there on some ads - you cannot get off of or at the very least it is hard to get off of certain drugs. (addictive) I picked up on this from a "preventative" drug ad. WOW! what a "get rich quick" scheme.
Notice how many of these pharmaceuticals are on the market for a short time and then withdrawn because of serious side effects - such as heart failure, liver failure and even death. Moral to the story - Approval by the FDA doesn't guarantee a safe product.
Heavenly Father has made our bodies to heal themselves given the proper nutrients. The reason that pharmaceuticals all have side effects is because they take certain constituents out of the natural herbs etc. to make their drugs, consequently they are not balanced. No one can balance anything like Heavenly Father can. He has provided everything we need to heal our bodies in herbal and natural supplements. (There are rascals even in the Wholistic profession that give us all a bad name) I feel that the less processed anything is the better it is for you in almost all cases because Heavenly Father knows best.
2. Addiction - How to get off of most any drug. (given to me by a doctor friend after I got hooked on prednisone which I took a few years ago for extreme psoriasis/allergy which I got for several years.) Against my better judgement, however, being desperate I was put on 30 mgs 3 times a day for at least 3 months by a dermatologist. Then he told me I could cut down by taking only 1/2 as much. Wrong - I could see I was in trouble so I called my doctor friend and said "Help"! Here is the way he got me off of it. (My first pharmaceutical in 30 years - makes me just that more opposed to their medications)
He lowered my dosage by 5 mgs. once a day for 10 days and then 5 mgs twice a day for 10 days etc. He lowered it slightly every 10 days. I found that at the very end my body didn't want to give up the last 2 times so I had to go a few days longer. It is important to listen to your body.
It is easy to prescribe when you don't have to put up with the side effects which are calculated to keep you coming back for more. (Greed!) Many doctors don't know any better because of what they have been taught in Medical School and those that know better are not allowed to tell you or they run the risk of losing their license.
3. Bulletin: "Tylenol Found to Cause Liver Damage even in Small Doses" NewsTarget, 7/5/06. www.NewsTarget.com A lot of the above mentioned pharmaceutical drugs and others are causing severe liver problems. (Liver transplants and/or dialysis) I have known about this for several years and have tried to warn against Tylenol otherwise known as acetaminophen before. May substitute the herb White Willow Bark which is also an anti-inflammatory and doesn't have the side effects. Some other herbs for pain include feverfew (an anti-inflammatory), meadowsweet, valerian, passionflower, skullcap, chamomile, and ginkgo. (Most pain in the body is caused by inflammation. (check out our herbs A-Z) The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and fish oil supplements have also been shown to help manage inflammation. Many migraine patients have been shown to have magnesium deficiencies.
4. How to recognize when someone is having a stroke - 3 simple questions
1 "S" Ask the person to SMILE
2. "T" Ask the person to TALK or SPEAK A SIMPLE SENTENCE (Coherently, i.e. It is sunny out today)
3. "R" Ask him or her to RAISE BOTH ARMS.
Also another 'sign' of a stroke - Ask them to 'stick' out their tongue. If the tongue is 'crooked', if it goes to one side or the other that is also an indication of a stroke. If they have trouble with ANY ONE of these tasks, call 911 immediately and describe the symptoms to the dispatcher.
Spine as a profit center - article in New York Times link
5. Importance of Hormones in our Body and their effect on our system
Just a few of the possible Symptoms of hormonal imbalance
When your hormones are in balance, you feel great — lots of energy, you sleep like a baby, your sex drive is strong, you look wonderful, and your immune and digestive systems function beautifully. Link to more information on Hormones.
6. Urinary Tract infections -
7. What are the symptoms of being a preschooler? Parents need to be on the alert for these six warning signs that their child is being childlike: (most were taken from HSI newsletter)
8. NutraSweet makes a great ant poison when you add some moisture such as apple juice
9. Myco + has been shown to relieve the degenerative effects of FMS (fibromyalgia) and lupus.
Also check out Black Cumin oil.
10. Blood clots -
11. Link between sinus infections and Ice Cream. Link
Quotes that make you think! Aaag! Me think?
My body is constantly getting healthy. It just doesn't seem like it because the abuse of my addictions outpace my restoration.
I find medicine is the best of all trades because whether you do any good or not you still get your money. (Moliere: "A Physician in Spite of Himself," 1664)
The carpenter desires
timber, the physician disease.
One-quarter of what you
eat keeps you alive.
There is enough in the
world for everyone's need, but not enough for
Link to how we know the quality of our oils.
Don't forget prayer and listen to your body as you take anything. Remember that even doctors are only practicing.
God Bless each of you in your quest for health.