i was reading precepts and i am lost. what is holistic medicine?

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i was reading precepts and i am lost. what is holistic medicine?

I am just trying to find out what you mean by the wording. somehow i got this feeling that i should know what it is. but i dont and would like too. so could someone please tell me what the meaning is.

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Homeopathic medicine is a

Homeopathic medicine is a good start.  However the precept you read refers to any medicine which has not been scientifically tested but makes claims that it is more succesful than medicinal treatments that have been tested.  It is possible that some forms of alternative medicine are beneficial however to make claims that they are more beneficial than a medicine or treatment that has valid case studies in support of it, is irrational.

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Sapient wrote:It is possible

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It is possible that some forms of alternative medicine are beneficial [...]

It's fairly unlikely, though, considering the money that pharmaceutical companies put into R&D.

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I'm sure some of it is

I'm sure some of it is beneficial - but some are obviously complete garbage - such as Homeopathy, Chiropracty for anything other than back/neck pain and Reflexology. I thought "Holistic" meant basically that it was one thing that could treat the entire body/ any sort of problem - and believing in a "magic bullet" is in fact irrational. I think that not having the FDA regulate "herbal" medicine was a mistake.

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thanks i just trying to learn

i took ratlin for A.D.H.D. from age 3 to 10 i think but stop taking it because it stunted my growth had a specialist tell me it was the cause. now i take adderahal because i final got rediaganoised and been on it bout year it helps a lot but i must be honest i was told by director of S.D.S. that a lot of A.D.H.d and A.D.D. like to self medicate. but i know i had to take hgh to get growth back. but when i tell people to be careful of ratlin because it can stunt growth as side effect i had a lot laugh at me but i think they finally realized it does have that side effect possible. i like minerals and vitiams if i found out it proven by testing and expirimenting to help with A.D.H.D. but i don't want turn of century stuff that claimed it cured everything and did not

 

 

if i believe taking my adderhal and some how if verifed natural minerals and vitiams would help alongside adderhal help would that be irrational is what i am asking?

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Conflict of interest in pharmaceutical companies

HisWillness wrote:

Sapient wrote:

It is possible that some forms of alternative medicine are beneficial [...]

It's fairly unlikely, though, considering the money that pharmaceutical companies put into R&D.

There is some conflict of interest between the good of the public and the good of the company.  Publicly traded companies are required by law to make decisions that ultimately benefit the shareholder.  If they fail to do this, the shareholders can sue the company.  So if a publicly traded company found via its R&D that it can cure or treat a disease via something that it cannot profit from and competes with its own portfolio of patented medicines, then they would be risking shareholder lawsuits if they were to act on that discovery.  Meaning, if a company makes money selling drugs that treat cancer and they found a cure that grows in people's backyards, releasing that discovery would be illegal as it would destroy the value of its own shares.  To get around this, the company may ask shareholders to vote on the issue.

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Holistic medicine means a

Holistic medicine means a complex, full approach to healing, mainly healing a cause of a problem, not just symptoms, and then a supporting the body, so it gets well on its own. For example, when a person gets a venous ulceration, most of normal doctors tries to cure the venous ulceration, by a surgery, medications, and so on.
A holistic medicine should in this case locate a cause for the venous ulceration, which is a problem with kidneys. The ulcer is just a body's attempt to open another "kidney" because the original ones works badly. So, the kidneys should be cured first.

For holistic medicine is common to associate together organs, which can be even far apart on the body, and yet they're related. They're connected together with well documented "meridians", and when one organ screws up, the others on the same meridian will eventually get bad too. It's a fact I've seen on myself.

The meridians are supposed to transfer a "chi" or how Chinese guys called it, however, today we have a promising discoveries in the area of biophotons. We know, that all living cells produces biophotons, in an exact wavelength range, about 200 to 800 nanometers, if I remember. This light has a similar coherence, like a laser beam.
It can be tracked to the DNA molecule itself. It seems, that these light signals are picked up by another cells  and together they create a highly effective network of small connected lives, a web of light, going through every cell of our body. This may be a promising direction for researching a phenomenon of consciousness. I'm going a bit far in theoretizing here, but basically I say the truth googled up.
So, meridians can be simply a major communication links for biophotons.

I've heard about an experiment. Two vials of pig blood were placed apart from each other. One blood vial was infected with bacteria. The blood within started to produce antibodies. After the analysis, the results showed, that the other blood vial started to produce antibodies too. The experiment was then repeated, but this time between the vials was a non-translucent obstacle. When one vial was infected, the other didn't produce antibodies.
Does anybody have a spare vials, laboratory, and a little of blood, to verify that experiment?

I'd like the two medicines merge together, the allopathic medicine to take a greater care for a patient, and have a higher standards in holistic medicine. An equilibrium should be created, the best things from both.

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