Down with the sickness?

It’s the time of year when the sickness is upon us. That’s right. The sun is starting to hide. Kids are going back to school. Temperatures are dropping and rain is coming more frequently. All of that combines to stress the immune system and colds and flu...

How I beat the asthma monster

My personal asthma story: I’ve mentioned before how diseases are basically a constellation of symptoms that we have labeled as a disease. That’s the case with a lot of diseases that result from inflammation, inflammatory diseases. Asthma is one such disease. I was...

Medicine Cannot Deliver True Wellness

Medicine has its uses, that’s for certain. But one thing that it cannot do is deliver wellness. It’s not that medicine is a bad thing. It’s incredibly useful for what it is. It saves lives every day. Unfortunately, it also ruins lives by trying to do...

Vibrant Health, or out of pain?

Medically, we’re not where we should be when it comes to health. I assert that part of the reason for that is we have misunderstood symptoms and what we should do about them. Are symptoms something we should suppress? Or are they a message from the body? Most...

Taking drugs is “health”?

My wife, Laelle, and I were watching Hulu last night. We saw a number of advertisements on the television for a pharmacy. They started the ad by describing just how important health was, and showed pictures of babies and old people, mothers, fathers, kids, basically...
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