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  Re: Help for Depression
Fri, 25 Jul 14 20:26:27 -0500

07/25/2014: Dave from Fountain Inn, Sc: "Hello again Lilac and Mama to Many:

First, again Lilac you have great information which comes from your ample research. Please continue informing the EC community about your insights and progress. There's nothing like living through an issue that makes suggestions have real meaning.

One of the most memorable persons we all know who had depression issues was President Lincoln. So severe were his manic depressions, that he would not carry a pocket knife with him for fear he would use it on himself. At least that is in one of the biographies on Abraham. I have four or five.

And to both you and Mama to Many, thank you for your condolences.

I am such an impatient person, and I expect instant recovery after a short time but find that grief is more persistent and perplexing in this case (loss of a mate) than I'd anticipated, even though I knew for years the prognosis of her cancer.

One would think the mind and soul would be ready when the end finally came. Oh not so. Very rarely in my life have I experienced mental confusion. Quite frustrating. So many cross currents seem to be at work with a spousal loss.

I can now better sympathize with those who suffer the death of a husband/wife. It's only been a month so really what should I expect? The "rawness" is still there, and the strange quietness of the house when I'm here alone...always nearly expecting her voice. But knowing that is an impossibility and then the intellectual refusal to talk to her; she is not here. Not here. The thought seems so self contradictory..."she"...not here...in her own home. You see? An impossible demand; a command by the emotion to expect the "normal" but the "normal" is a "goneness" that is mystifying. Then the "brain" says, "no quit that...she is gone." Not just left me...even for another man...that would be easier I think. She is just gone.

The only consolation in a way, is I am convinced that "absence from the body is presence with the Lord" and that can console me when the extremes are working me over...overloading both sensation and reality. The reality. That insatiable reality will not leave me alone. I'm told again and again by wiser than me that time will take the edge off. OK. It's just been a month.

The "reality" is an "un-reality"....and that is so frustrating to deal with. Why can't the mind just control the emotions? It is what it is...now let's move on...would be the mind's command.

So is this depression...or still a bit of shock? The last two months were very hard. She died at home. In my arms. And I'm oddly proud of that. Interesting that I observe my most emotional moments come in recollecting what "we" went through during those final weeks. Is much of grief about "me" and not "her"... ? My mind wants to put it all into an analysis.

I was her "nurse" for about 15 hours a day and her sister the rest. So I saw it all. At the end she could not speak except to blink a "yes" at my questions..."do you want water?" "blink"...then I bring water. She could only walk with help and a walker for her to lean on. And she died taking a tour of the upstairs...she wanted her normal clothes on...and then we "walked" her holding the walker and I holding under her arms. She inspected upstairs bedrooms and then she had to sit down on the walker so I could push her back to her bed. While standing...ready to sit...she made dramatic eye contact ... eyes became like saucers...huge....I'd never seen that before ... in 29 years of marriage. I though somehow I'd hurt her, even though the eyes were not "grimacing" as if in pain ... no facial expression of pain and then, she fell into my arms. She was dead. Instantly.

She left over a period of two weeks, in dramatic downturn. And then died while standing. Just like her. She was a tiger. A very alive person.

So the unreality permeates..."she"... a most alive mate for all these years is not here any longer.

Many who write here to EC are facing dire situations and potential loss of a loved one ... we see that often on posts. And I sometimes have just glossed over the intensity between the lines; the desperation for help.

I will never be so glib; so quick to fire off some "answer" without sensing the hurt...the dawning of loss written in those lines.

So many who write to EC are in pain and are suffering. Those are emotions. So many have suffered for years; for decades.

I cannot fail to consider that suffering when I read their stories. Never again will I just focus on the "answer" without "feeling" their suffering....to some degree to empathize. At the tomb of Lazarus ..."Jesus wept."

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  Re: Ted
Fri, 25 Jul 14 19:54:54 -0500

07/25/2014: Mama To Many from Tennessee: "Dear Kate,

Earth Clinic has this disclaimer every page of the site:

Disclaimer: Our readers offer information and opinions on Earth Clinic, not as a substitute for professional medical prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult with your physician, pharmacist, or health care provider before taking any home remedies or supplement or following any treatment suggested by anyone on this site. Only your health care provider, personal physician, or pharmacist can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for your unique needs or diagnose your particular medical history.

Much of what you say about Ted could be said about me as well. I have no medical background. (And, I don’t actually know what Ted’s background is.) I am an opinionated lay person. There is little to no medical evidence to support things that I suggest.

In fact, few EC posters have a medical background. There is little medical evidence for most of natural medicine, which is why EC is so helpful! Folk remedies, unlike expensive pharmaceuticals, are not profitable to research and study.

So many people have come to EC, having been failed by modern medicine and found help, relief and support by lay people sharing experiences, their own research, and their care for others. I agree that it is a risk to treat naturally. Wisdom is needed to decide when to pursue modern medical options. At the same time, I think the risk is less than the risk to submitting to modern medicine for everything. That has proven fatal to many. Robert Henry shared this morning of a man he knows who died at the hand of medical professionals. This happens all the time!

If it comes to pass where I live that I must be a medical professional to recommend a folk remedy, this means I will not be able to give my children nettles for asthma, Apple Cider Vinegar for Diarrhea, or use a charcoal poultice on an infection. It would be dreadful to have to submit to pharmaceuticals for all of these. I would have to deal with side effects and expense of these things, not to mention the common ineffectiveness of them.

Some people may misuse information on EC. Some may follow advice without thinking it through or doing research. But I am grateful for the stories, experiences and advice found here. No one is compelled to use any of it. But many have been blessed by it.

The nature of Earth Clinic is a forum and Ted has the right to share as we all do, within the guidelines of Earth Clinic.

~Mama to Many~"

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  Re: Hydrogen Peroxide for MRSA
Fri, 25 Jul 14 17:01:09 -0500

07/25/2014: Rsw from Uniontown, Oh: "Hi Robt Henry,

All of us who believe in natural or non-medically approved cures have probably had the experience of telling someone who is not well what we have read or know might help, and are familiar with the "I never realized you were such a nut" look! Just keep putting it out there and people have to do what they feel is best. And your delivery is always direct and to the point, which most prefer when dealing with poor health and don't have a lot of time for polite, subtle suggestions. We all know you have nothing but good intentions and have helped many who take you up on your advice and experience. You reached out to this young man when you could have remained silent, and I wish he had done what you told him, but his family chose a different path."

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  Re: Supplements for Peripheral Artery Disease
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:59:32 -0500

07/25/2014: Bubba from Richmond, VA: "Did your blood vessels clear up in your legs, and did your doctor say the blockage was gone?"

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  Re: Hydrogen Peroxide for Laryngitis
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:58:00 -0500

07/25/2014: Denise from Hickory, Nc: "Girl the H2O2 worked immediately on my throat!! Thank you!"

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  Re: Electricity For Morgellons
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:54:14 -0500

07/25/2014: Bishop from Ca, US: "Bob Beck, warns not to use garlic if you do blood electrification. It's a good idea to read his protocol, before using any electrical devices. I read that they grow with red wine."

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  Re: Moringa to Boost Immune System
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:52:34 -0500

07/25/2014: Tina from Princeton, Nj: "Hi Jeanette,

I came across Moringa on Dr. Mercola's website about two months ago and recognized it as a vegetable I grew up eating in India. The leaves and the green pods are cooked into very tasty dishes indeed! Ayurveda says Moringa can be used as a preventive in 300 diseases and can be used to treat high BP, diabetes, anemia, depression, and weight loss. Indian grocery stores often carry the green pods for a few weeks during the summer and also year around in the freezer section. But no chance of getting the leaves, at least not on the East coast. So I ordered organic moringa powder from Amazon and have been using a tea spoon in my daily green smoothie. I started off slow, just 1/4 tsp at first and gradually built it to one tsp. I definitely noticed it's cleansing effects and an increase in energy. It also seems to keep me feeling full. Anyway, it's impressive array of nutritional qualities - high in amino acids, protein, and essential minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and calcium, not to mention high fiber, alone earns it a place in my daily diet. It also seems to be helping me lose weight but I am not sure if that is solely due to Moringa alone. I have also started taking borax, as per Bill's protocol, and it's been immensely beneficial. Hope this helps!"

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  Re: Ted
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:47:29 -0500

07/25/2014: Art from Usa: "Kate from UK,

Much of what is posted here is anecdotal in nature and often times it will be hard to find scientific studies to back up some of the claims that are made. That is a common part of alternative medicine and anecdotal reports.

Much of what Ted has posted over the years has been based on his own experiences with himself as well as others he has helped and what he has learned in schools and clinical practice. Just because someone posts something on this forum does not mean that anyone should just blindly follow the posted advice without doing their own research first. We are all responsible for doing our own due diligence before trying anything that is posted here and just because it is Ted who is making the post, does not mean that we should be any less responsible in this aspect of alternative medicine. There are no guarantees here and we are responsible for ourselves and the choices that we make. This is a great forum to exchange healthful ideas.

For me, I have found Ted's posts to be not only informative, but useful and effective too. I realize that he does not always have time to elaborate on how he develops his protocols, but when he has in the past, I find his process to be very helpful in understanding how he did.

Given a choice, I would choose to be able to read Ted's posts on here regularly and then make my own decision as to how to use his advice, if at all.

Art"

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  Re: Ted
Fri, 25 Jul 14 16:45:40 -0500

07/25/2014: C from Oregon, US: "I would think that the people utilizing this website understand that he gives advice, and obviously can't understand all of the complexities each individual is experiencing. With that said, he is a practicing physician who has seen a lot of success in the treatment of his patients. Your comment was unnecessary. I can't imagine this Earth Clinic's Ted is the same Ted who was on "Money Saving Expert". Ted from Earth Clinic never promotes any specific vendor or product, he merely gives his time reading many peoples ailments and gives advice at length because he believes in what he does."

Re: Strong Peppermints for Esophageal Stricture
Fri, 25 Jul 14 14:42:44 -0500

[YEA]  07/25/2014: Jody from Fredericton, Canada: "I've had esophagus issues most of my adult life and there are several things that work to help get through the rough ones. Milk helps a lot when I have pain. Soda water or club soda help a lot-gets rid of the acid without the sugar which can compound problems. Finally, if I'm in the throes of an esophagus spasm or other pain there I use fresh Altoids. Just let them dissolve like usual and the strong real peppermint loosens everything up. Now to cut back or quit the coffee, red wine and nice cigars:("

Re: Ted
Fri, 25 Jul 14 14:41:36 -0500

07/25/2014: Kate from Uk: "Hi, I am a big fan of your site and find its advice extremely useful, especially with regard to ACV.

However I am less than impressed with the advice given by "Ted". He seems very dogmatic and authoritarian, but not all that well informed. In some cases I know his advice is plain wrong, for example his reply to a breast-feeding mother. His insistence on taking bicarb with Apple Cider Vinegar is also suspect. Users are clearly relying on his advice which I consider worrying.

There was a "Ted" posting similarly on Money Saving Expert a while back. He was banned from the site as he had no medical background but persisted in giving dogmatic and quite extreme advice on supplements etc. Is this him?

I think this is a shame as the site is a wonderful resource, but it seems to me that users see Ted as a guru figure and in fact he is just a very opinionated lay person. People need to find their own way in this field - it can be dangerous to rely on the dogmatic advice of someone like Ted when there is little medical evidence to support his assertions. I wonder if you have considered the implications of his posts.

Regards, Kate"

Re: Apple Cider Vinegar in Apple Juice for Gallbladder Attack
Fri, 25 Jul 14 14:40:40 -0500

[YEA]  07/25/2014: K from Delray Beach, Fl: "Gallbladder Attack Treatment - it really works!!!

I've been sick for 4 days, and can't go to the hospital. This is nothing short of miraculous. I drank the ACV in fresh apple cider, and within 30 minutes, pain started to subside. With next glass, I fell asleep and woke up with NO PAIN!!!! Does this mean it is not a valve problem? I hope so, because I plan to proceed with the cleanse tonight unless someone out there has had a bad experience or a reason to not do the cleanse just yet."

Re: Baking Soda for Cold Sores
Fri, 25 Jul 14 14:38:48 -0500

[YEA]  07/25/2014: Inez from Kent, Uk: "Bicarbonate of soda for cold sores:

Been having cold sores all my life but it effects me more now as I have fallen in love. Massive cold sore came up yesterday (Thursday )above my lip found this site and made the paste put it on the sore and it went down within an hour. I covered my whole face with it and my skin is so soft and glowing now thank you so much

inez"

Re: Moringa for Hyperthyroidism
Fri, 25 Jul 14 14:37:36 -0500

[YEA]  07/25/2014: Alyssa from Boston, MA: "I have Hyperthyroidism and Moringa has helped me to feel very calm and sleep well. I have not gotten my levels re-checked or anything, just feel a LOT better! I also have been getting my periods longer, something that is shortened when I get a hyperthyroid episode. I read this about Moringa:

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/764938_2

Moringa oleifera leaf extract has been observed to decrease the conversion of T4 to T3 in female but not in male adult Swiss rats, therefore increasing the T4/T3 ratio, [7] indicating a potential use for therapy of hyperthyroidism"

Re: Oil Pulling
Fri, 25 Jul 14 12:50:48 -0500

07/25/2014: Tracy from Washington State, US: "I have had terrible problems with teeth and gums since childhood. As an adult it is too expensive to get all the repair work done. So I heard about the oil pulling and thought why not, it can only help. I have been cooking with the high quality organic coconut oil for a year now, so I have some on hand. I tried a tsp this morning because I was afraid it would make me want to gag. But I was surprised it didn't..it did the "pulling" while showering. Which was kind of like patting your head and rubbing your tummy..had to concentrate. So I will do this each morning now to see how it works. It certainly isn't going to hurt anything."

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  Re: Researching Drug Interactions
Fri, 25 Jul 14 12:47:00 -0500

07/25/2014: Lilac from Northern Usa: "Leslie, it seems to me that you can try anything you read about if you first check with your pharmacist or physician to make sure there will not be any negative interactions with something you are already taking. Typically the mainline physicians are not familiar with natural remedies, so they may not be able to give you any advice about them. However, they may be able to advise you if there are contraindications with any drugs you may be taking, and certainly a pharmacist could advise you about that. After all this is a big part of a pharmacist's job, and they have the resources to look up these things. The WebMD site also lists interactions, so you might check there, too. By the way my sister is a neurologist, and I know she's big on fish oil. She recommends it for her patients and she takes it herself. She like most physicians is strong on evidence-based medicine (double-blind studies); so she would not be taking and recommending fish oil unless the studies backed it up. On the government website you can look up the results of studies--yes, even for natural remedies, the kind discussed here. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/"

Re: Hydrogen Peroxide for Prostate Cancer and More
Fri, 25 Jul 14 09:14:25 -0500

[YEA]  07/25/2014: Bob from California: "I used the 35% (drops in a glass of water), drank it according to "Benefits of drinking Hydrogen Peroxide, " by Dr. Williams. It cured my Prostate cancer. Also relieved my arthritis and joint pain."

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  Re: Help for Depression
Fri, 25 Jul 14 09:13:21 -0500

07/25/2014: Mama To Many from Tennessee: "Dear Dave,

I, too, am so sorry for your loss.

I and many here at EC so appreciate your love and friendship and hate to see you hurting.

I love John and the Psalms, too.

You are in my prayers.

~Mama to Many~"

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  Re: Hydrogen Peroxide for MRSA
Fri, 25 Jul 14 09:08:08 -0500

07/25/2014: Mama To Many from Tennessee: "Dear Robert Henry,

What a sad story. I am so sorry for that boy.

I too have seen people suffer and not be willing to try something that is safe and easy because it seems, well, ridiculous to them. But I know you know that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink. I don't know if pushing the issue will help. I have taken natural things to sick people and they don't even try them. Or take one dose of whatever and decide it doesn't work.

I know you have the best interest of other's at heart.

~Mama to Many~"

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