I want to avoid Antiretrovirals because the side effects are horrendous, even in 2013, and I'm pretty sure they give you GI disorders. I know at least 2 people who were diagnosed with IBS after ARV therapy. That doesn't mean the ARVs gave them... (more)
We have seen a person question if the paleo diet "has to be heathy". What I question is your determination of health itself. Let me define health is homeostasis. Nothing more or less. A balance of systems that lead to optimal function. That... (more)
I wouldn't even describe myself as a cynical person, but at this point, I don't think it's possible to save the medical-pharmaceutical-agricultural food industry complex. I think it would be a waste of time, money and the health of people if we... (more)
As a nurse in a nursing home I can say for sure...NOPE. The system is corrupted by drug companies. Anytime a new drug comes out, it shows up first in nursing homes. Wonder why...hmmmmm.
What are your views on function medicine and naturopathy? If someone were sick would you send them to a functional doctor? What type of doctor might cause more harm for a diabetic?
I honestly don't remember the last time I visited a family physician or ingested an antibiotic because most of my common colds, stomach bugs, etc I've been able to work through on my own with time, rest, good food, and some holistic medicines. ... (more)
I've always researched the shots my children get and try to limit their exposure to antibiotics for example--but now I find myself questioning flouride treatments at the Dentist, meds, suggested care and of course diet suggestions. Has anybody... (more)
After i started getting interested in nutrition, i have become ever more skeptical of the use of psychoactive drugs, and a lot of other drugs for that sake. I have family who works as scientists doing independent peer-reviewing of papers on new... (more)
Beyond that needed for emergency care would you perceive your healthy lifestyle enough? Would you consider a life without testing and intervention from the medical establishment? Being that many here are quite astute on how to read studies, why... (more)
Hi Folks: Although thousands of paleo-oriented chiropractors are familiar with James Chestnut's paleo-paradigm book "The Wellness & Prevention Paradigm", I am interested in hearing feedback from folks who may not be aware of his most recent... (more)
I have become very interested in health over the past few months... I am so glad I found out about the paleo diet and the dangers of sugar. I can't stop researching and learning about this stuff haha. I wish I could be a holistic practitioner,... (more)