Posted by Loretta (Canada) on 12/21/2007
I wanted to talk a bit about your site. I started researching earthclinic in August of 2007. I was so amazed by what I was reading that I would ignore my msn pals as I would be constantly flipping over to earthclinic. One of the first things that I had already figured out on my own was the BS [Baking Soda], but it was earthclinic that explained the use of BS 'with' ACV, lemon, lime or citric acid. The result for me is that from the day I started using this remedy my urinary PH has been around 7. I was surprised because for over 18 months I had been drinking 3 cups of 'blended' organic greens daily, with fluctuating PH levels. I've since learned the reasons for my 5.5 salvia PH, even though I've been following the Oil Pulling remedy. Over time I've learned I needed to address my dental problems with additional remedies: aspirin dissolved in water, brushing with xylitol, and H202 mouth rinsing. At this point, I'm not sure what steps will be necessary regarding dental work, but for now, I can raise my saliva PH to 7 with this protocol thrice daily.
As a seasoned CFS/pain/insomniac/and anxious person, my symptoms are many, varied, and extreme. I have confused doctors with periods of acute vomiting/diarrhea/prodtruding liver, periods of acute abdominal swelling, and more. I had started going to naturopaths in 1986, and although this kept me going, due to $$ it was never possible to continue. Also too, I have some medical conditions which could never be found. What a vicious cycle it has been due to the extensiveness of my condition. I opted for a medication free, alcohol free, once a week coffee, and whole food diet in 1998.
One of the things I wanted to say is that I cannot imagine anyone not concluding that the information on this site is health promoting and life saving. The remedies are simple. The cost is low. Any thinking individual can research the supplements and suggestions on the internet, and make an informed decision on the safety of their use. For example, the history and safety on products such as H202, borax (20 Mule Team), EDTA are all available for people to research.
The 'communist like control' the pharmaceuticals have over both the doctors and the general public is quite frightening. I can say this with at least some authority, having both extensive personal experience and having worked at a medical clinic. But education from sources such as earthclinic is helping to remove the fear barriers, and people worldwide are starting to exercise their right to use natural remedies, and basic nutrition. We need to become even much more proactive and not let fear stop us from investigating the information coming to us from kind and caring people, who've studied and learned and are willing to share their knowledge about the misinformation, and cover-ups, and the fear the FDA and pharmaceuticals are trying to instil on us. We need to 'pay attention' to the possibility that (from whatever source...) there are Superbugs that are killing people. We need to unite 'earthwide' as equal members of humanity.
One thing I've noticed reading earthclinic is that sometimes people seem hasty in providing feedback. The participation is encouraging, but I know from my 20+ years of my own journey, that the body is so complex, most lay people could not understand, the many complexities in our body systems and how even a seemingly simple remedy like BS and ACV can have on the body as a whole. We have to remember that most people who have had years of the standard - well, I speak for Canada here, American diet and medical treatments/medications, that it takes time and patience to see real improvements. When earthclinic repeats words like conservative, one or more days off per week, start slow, just one or two remedies at a time, it is important to listen. We have to understand that we really are what we eat, and we have to cultivate a desire to feed our bodies and mind with the natural whole foods intended for humans. We need to understand marketing and the push to buy packaged food and eat fast foods, and we know the consequences for consuming such products. We have to become moderate in habits, in a world that has become anything but 'moderate'. We have to slow down, and reflect, and to show appreciation for the kindnesses directed to us, and the help we receive from others.
The more I learn on earthclinic the more I see and realize how powerful vitamins and supplements are. One example I'd like to share is I decided to go to the E.R. after 6 weeks of steady heart and left arm pain that had become more then intolerable. I ingested one Vitamin B Complex and a Natural Vitamin E, while trying to muster up the strength to get dressed and call a taxi. As I sat and waited......low and behold, the pain started lessoning. I kept paying attention to what was going on and feeling relief, I decided a trip to the E.R. was not necessary, and so I learned the powerful effects of simple vitamins. I also believe that it takes time for the body to heal, and that adjustments in a personal Remedy Program are necessary along with moderation in all lifestyle habits. I am noticing slow 'consistent' improvements. Writing things down and referring back over the weeks and months is a great help and an empowering tool. It is really quite amazing how we can suffer for years, and not even notice when symptoms decline. I am becoming more and more active, joining in and participating in school, work, and social activities. Recently, there have been multiple stressful events in my life and I seemed to just 'handle' each situation with calm and clarity of mind. Just before I left to attend my mom's funeral, of course I felt anxiety, and stress, and sadness, I simply took my normal supplements of Vitamin B and Amino Acids. Throughout the day long activities I was calm and present, what a difference between this and the other 5 separate funerals I attended over the years for immediate family members. No need for alcohol, Ativan, or the myriads of anti anxiety products from the health food stores. Will I totally recover? I don't know.....but one thing for sure, I will continue to take responsibility for my body and my health. I will continue to listen to my body, and use the most powerful remedies on the planet.......Ted's Remedies
And the best thing of all is:
1) I am no longer desperate to buy into the vitamin therapies' that are so expensive and unnecessary - I actually had an offer from a local supplement company to use their products for a greatly reduced price. I had used the program when I was at my worst health, and it probably did save my life, but I could not go back to products knowing I would be obligated to promote a company that most people can't afford. And then I found earthclinic.........
2) People are starting to ask me questions about health, because they are noticing how healthy I am looking, and I have the privilege to tell them about earthclinic.
Well Deirdre, that's what has been on my mind, I hope you find something here to encourage you, and I want you to know although I'm not out of the wood's yet with my health, this is the best I've been....and I thank you for the chance to discover some normality to a life that was anything but normal.
You have my permission to use what you like for your earthclinic site.
Thanks, and continued success to you!