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CASE HISTORY: ALCOHOLISM, ANXIETY, AND MENTAL DISORIENTATION

Diane Witherspoon was in her early forties and had started having a problem with alcohol when she worked as a stewardess, more than a decade before. Her excessive drinking continued when she got an influential job in politics and became exacerbated when she got married and had a child. Within three days of giving birth, […]

THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF ALLERGIES: CLEANING FLUIDS AND LIGHTER FLUIDS

Dry cleaning can be a source of trouble for chemically susceptible persons. Clothes which have been dry-cleaned may retain traces of the fluids used by the cleaning establishment. Some dry cleaners now add soil retardants or moth repellants to the dry cleaning fluids. This is a hazardous practice. Some individuals are so susceptible to these […]

CHILDREN’S HEALTH: EARACHES

An earache is any pain or ache in the ear. Earaches may occur at any age from infancy on. However, they usually occur less and less often after the age of eight. The most common cause of an earache is blockage of the Eustachian tube (which connects the nose with the middle ear). This tube […]

CLASSICAL ALLERGIC DISEASES: NETTLE-RASH AND OEDEMA

There can be several different causes for urticaria (also called nettle-rash or hives) of which allergic reactions are just one. Where allergy is at the root of urticaria, it is probably the mast cells found in the lower layers of the skin that cause the problem. When they degranulate, the mediators released have a powerful […]

SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS: LUGOL’S IODINE AND TOO MANY VITAMINS

This has been included as a supplement because iodine deficiency is becoming more widespread since people have started cutting salt out of their diet. Iodised salt has been the main source of iodine for most people and as they have not been eating seafood (the only good source of iodine) two to three times per […]

SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS: DIETING INDUCES METABOLIC IMBALANCES

White Hour and sugar are the most fattening foods and it is a sad fact that most people who are over-weight eat far too much of these foods. If they are not taking vitamin and mineral supplements they will incur severe nutrient deficiencies as well. Most weight-reducing diets are vitamin and mineral deficient which further […]

QUESTION AND ANSWER: ABOUT FASTING

0. You’re down on fasting but I feel better when I fast? A. There are two reasons why you would feel better when you fast: 1. The withholding of all foods from the body is an effective way of removing the symptoms of food allergy. This is the reason many chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers experience […]

THE ANTI-CANDIDA PROGRAM: ALL ABOUT THIS

Don’t start this program until you have completed six to eight weeks on the Metabolism Balancing Program—you won’t get good results if you don’t first build your immunity up. Also, don’t undertake the Anti-Candida Program while under a lot of stress or if you are breastfeeding. As you can’t have fruit and milk, two sources […]

DANGERS OF ALLERGY DRUGS: ANTIHISTAMINES

In a recent survey, one-sixth of all hospital admissions were attributed to drug interaction or unintended reaction to drugs, many of them antihistamine or cortisone based. These act in a similar way to tranquillisers, muscle relaxants, narcotics, painkillers and alcohol, suppressing brain and nerve function. For this reason antihistamines are a component of many commonly […]

AM I FOOD SENSITIVE?

The following characteristics are often typical of people who are sensitive to foods. Some of them are also common to people who are sensitive to chemicals. If you see anything of yourself in one or more of these traits, then suspect food sensitivity. I Have Food Addictions or Obsessions People sensitive-to a food or drink […]