Tag: medicine

Ignorance and Insanity Is The Hallmark of Medical Practice Throughout History – Here’s The Proof

Ignorance and Insanity Is The Hallmark of Medical Practice Throughout History – Here’s The Proof













Dave Mihalovic, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

History is filled with stories of absurd medical ineptitude, and in all likeliness, today’s medical practices will be seen in a similar light several decades from now. It seems that each generation of medical authorities are so engrossed in their sense of superiority, they … More

February 11, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on Using Drugs

A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on Using Drugs













Kelly Brogan, MD, Mercola
Waking Times

When I see new patients, I do not prescribe medication for them. Patients who come to me know that I plan to help them understand “why” they are experiencing “what” they are going through.

Once I have tapered patients off of medication, we use … More

January 20, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
50 Percent of The Effectiveness of All Drugs Is Due To Placebo

50 Percent of The Effectiveness of All Drugs Is Due To Placebo













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There’s no doubt that many medications work in the short-term to suppress symptoms. In fact, that’s all they do as they are incapable of addressing the underlying cause of disease. But even when a medication works, half of its impact on a patient is … More

January 9, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Do You Need a Medicine, or a Healthicine?

Do You Need a Medicine, or a Healthicine?













Tracy Kolenchuck, Contributor
Waking Times

Healthicines increase healthiness. Medicines decrease illness. It’s easy to say, but it can be very difficult to understand clearly. Are “alternative medicines” healthicines or medicines? Are vitamins healthicines, or medicines?  Are herbal medicines healthicines or medicines. Let’s begin with some simple examples, where the lines … More

January 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
GlaxoSmithKline Forced To Stop Paying Doctors To Promote Drugs After Major Bribery Investigation

GlaxoSmithKline Forced To Stop Paying Doctors To Promote Drugs After Major Bribery Investigation













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) said this week it will respond to pressure to stop paying doctors to promote its products through speaking engagements and end linking compensation for its sales representatives to the number of prescriptions doctors write. The move comes amid a major bribery investigation … More

December 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt

The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt













Daphne Miller, Yes!
Waking Times

Recently I’ve been enjoying dirty thoughts.

I spend my days in a sterile 8×10 room practicing family medicine and yet my mind is in the soil. This is because I’m discovering just how much this rich, dark substance influences the day-to-day health of my patients. … More

December 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
A Healer’s Perspective on Psychedelics and the Body to Mind Connection

A Healer’s Perspective on Psychedelics and the Body to Mind Connection













Trevor Getsla, MAPS
Waking Times

Within us all there are numerous levels of perceptual experiences we can encounter. All of us already possess within ourselves a powerful field of perception that is simultaneously physiological as well as conscious in nature.

We shall look at the body to mind relationship through … More

November 22, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
American Childbirth: Human Rights Failure?

American Childbirth: Human Rights Failure?













Ginger Garner, Guest
Waking Times

United Nations data shows that between 1990 and 2008, the United States maternal mortality rate nearly doubled, while the overwhelming majority of countries collectively decreased their rates by 34% (Coeytauz et al 2011). We have a right to criticize the shameful state of American … More

November 6, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Ayahuasca, Alternative Medicine and the Amazon Rainforest

Ayahuasca, Alternative Medicine and the Amazon Rainforest













Jonathon Miller-Weisberger, Guest
Waking Times

The awakening offered by ayahuasca, an alternative medicine practiced by the native tribes of the Amazon rainforest, requires deep reflection, and carries the risk of misinterpretation.

Excerpted and reprinted with permission from Rainforest Medicine (North Atlantic Books, 2013) by Jonathon Miller Weisberger, which chronicles the More

October 17, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Death by Swallowing: Opioid Addiction in the United States isn’t a ‘Drug’ Problem

Death by Swallowing: Opioid Addiction in the United States isn’t a ‘Drug’ Problem













Richard Console, Contributor
Waking Times

Throwing Pills at the Problem

“I just don’t want to be in pain.”

Stephanie grew up with childhood rheumatoid arthritis. This isn’t your dad’s sore knuckles from years of heavy work, but an autoimmune disorder that attacks the joints most commonly. It can lead to … More

August 23, 2013 | By | 10 Replies More
Ending Your Depression and Anxiety with St. John’s Wort

Ending Your Depression and Anxiety with St. John’s Wort













Mike Gerard, Contributor
Waking  Times

With the high levels of stress that comes from daily living, many people begin to develop moderate to severe emotional problems. Some people will seek out professional help, but many more will let these conditions go untreated. Although there are many prescription drugs on the … More

August 2, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
WakingTimes

Watermelon is so much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food.

Only this month, research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found watermelon juice is an … More

July 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Dangers of Low Quality Supplements And Why You Need To Know Your Source

The Dangers of Low Quality Supplements And Why You Need To Know Your Source













Erin Schumacher, Guest
Waking Times

The natural health supplement industry is now worth billions and the primary reason it has flourished is due the quantity of people who have become discouraged with conventional health care. The caveat is that the industry has duped millions of consumers into purchasing ineffective nutriceuticals. … More

July 12, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Minds Beyond Brains: New Experimental Evidence

Minds Beyond Brains: New Experimental Evidence













Rupert Sheldrake, New Dawn
Waking Times

Where are our minds located? We have been brought up to believe that they are inside our heads, that mental activity is nothing but brain activity. Instead, I suggest that our minds extend far beyond our brains; they stretch out through fields that … More

July 9, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
How to Stop the Rise of Superbugs

How to Stop the Rise of Superbugs













Waldemar Ingdahl, American
Waking Times

The rise of ‘superbugs’ is causing tens of thousands of deaths a year in the United States alone. A problem as complex as antibiotic resistance will require several solutions.

Increasing antibiotic resistance is of great concern — the health of millions is dependent on our … More

June 25, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Extremely Low Doses of Marijuana’s Psychoactive Components Prevent Brain Damage From Other Toxic Drugs

Extremely Low Doses of Marijuana’s Psychoactive Components Prevent Brain Damage From Other Toxic Drugs













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

In another blow and contradiction to mainstream scientific claims which consistently report that Cannabis causes brain damage, a recent study shows the opposite. Research published in the journals Behavioural Brain Research and Experimental Brain Research demonstrated that even extremely low doses of THC … More

June 25, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Buckwheat – 9 Great Reasons to Know it, Plant it, Grow it and Eat it!

Buckwheat – 9 Great Reasons to Know it, Plant it, Grow it and Eat it!













Becky Mundt, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Buckwheat is one of those plants that may be unfamiliar to most Americans. It is a staple crop in parts of China, Russia and Eastern Europe, but is less well known to U.S. food consumers.

Buckwheat is not a cereal grain, although … More

June 21, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Myth of Alternative Medicines

The Myth of Alternative Medicines













Tracy Kolenchuk, Guest Writer
Waking Times

The world seems to be divided on medicines… There are the medicines your doctor recommends, and ‘alternative’ medicines.  Doctors typically recommend ‘patent’ medicines (although they might not use that name). Some doctors promote ‘natural medicines’, others prefer ‘Chinese medicines’, others like ‘traditional’ medicines. It … More

May 31, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
The Dangers of Fluoride-Based Antibiotics, Plus Natural Solutions

The Dangers of Fluoride-Based Antibiotics, Plus Natural Solutions













Paul Fassa, Natural Society
Waking Times

My wife has recently recovered (slowly) from an unusual infection of her right lung, for which she had to be hospitalized with enforced IV antibiotics and even more after her release. We looked into antibiotic dangers and after effects because she was experiencing mild … More

May 6, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Can You Spell Your Disease?

Can You Spell Your Disease?













Tracy Kolenchuk, Guest
Waking Times

Can you spell the name of your disease?  Do you know the name of your diagnosis, and the specific variation, if it is one with many variations?

When many people go to the doctor, they get a verbal diagnosis “it seems you’ve got mumble mumble”, … More

May 3, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More