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Pericardiocentesis

General Information DEFINITION--The needle aspiration of excess fluid from the pericardial sac. BODY PARTS INVOLVED--Pericardium, a 2-layered membrane that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels (aorta, pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein and vena cava). REASONS FOR SURGERY--To remove abnormal fluid collections between the pericardium layers. The...

The Calcium Myth and Chronic Illness

"Some day sciences of vitamin therapy and endocrinology will be established as secondary to the study of the biochemical reactions of the alkali metal salt, with calcium as the major factor. The problems of old age itself are matters of calcium metabolism, in all probability, and most of the symptoms of senility are due to direct changes in calcium metabolism because...

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

Retinitis Pigmentosa or (RP) is believed to be the result of mutations of multiple genes. It is a rod-cone dystrophy; 60 to 80 percent with RA inherit it by autosomal recessive transmission. These mutations cause a breakdown of the photoreceptors in the retina of the eye. The various results and problems with this disease are: night blindness pigmentation changes in...

Cancer? You Have A Choice And A Chance!

"One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedence of chemical therapy over nutrition. It's the substitution of artificial therapy over natural, of poisons over food, in which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation." Dr. Royal Lee, 1935 The medical literature is filled with valid research substantiating the...

Heart And Vascular Disease - Our National Disgrace

”One of the biggest tragedies of human civilization is the precedence of chemical therapy over nutrition. It’s the substitution of artificial therapy over natural, of poisons over food, in which we are feeding people poisons trying to correct the reactions of starvation.” Dr. Royal Lee, 1935 In the 1930’s, Dr. Lee described heart disease as the “disease of white...

PROTOMORPHOGENS - The Blueprints To Health

The purpose of this article is to explain the protomorphogen concept and its complex relationship to both cell growth and immunity. This article also addresses the interrelation between the various organs and glands that provide natural resistance and adaptive immune response. The body is an immune system in that every cell has immune capabilities even though a...

The HIV Dogma

There is currently a heated debate among the scientific community as to whether the syndrome of AIDS is actually caused by the HIV virus and indeed whether the HIV virus actually exists. The vast majority believe the information given them by Dr. Gallo of the NIH (National Institute of Health) in the middle 1980's. The media then picked up the "theory" announced by...

Obesity - Waist Watchers

The common misconception that obesity is just about weak-willed people overeating is just that - a misconception. Obesity, a very complex issue, is frustrating for the individual as well as for the health care professional. Over-eating does play a part in the cycle of obesity, but it is by far not the only factor. Obesity is caused in large part by eating copious...

Diabetes

toc_collapse=0; TOC  Introduction: Classification: Contributing Factors to the Syndrome Diabetes Mellitus DIET AND DIABETES Fraudulent Foods The Do's and Don'ts of Diabetes High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) Bleached White "Enriched" Flour FAT METABOLISM The Cycle of Diabetes ENDOCRINE FACTORS THAT AFFECT BLOOD SUGAR VITAMINS AND DIABETES...

Healing From the Inside Out

Your body has the capacity to heal from any chronic disease and to prevent the occurrence of illness. This is true because lifestyle choices are largely responsible for the disease in the first place. It has been established by numerous health researchers that the major cause of most chronic illnesses is nutritionally based. The evidence is overwhelming that...