Tag Archives: disease

ARE WE CHOOSING SUICIDE

Suicide is defined as: “the act or instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally”. . When we choose to avoid essential lifestyle needs: regular quality nutrition adequately portioned regular exercise daily adequate quantities of water intake regular channeling of stress in a positive manner regular adequate sleep regular quality social interaction with family […]

“IS THAT A PATIENT IN ROOM #2 OR JUST A CHRONIC DISEASE”?

“Doctor, in room #2 the record shows non compliance with the prescribed cholesterol medication and a new high blood pressure finding. A1C levels remain elevated and it’s time for the flu shot as well.” Does this patient have a NAME? If a doctor walked into room #2, do you think the conversation would be about […]

“RIGHT” OR “WRONG”

When we search for answers, we commonly use methods that distinguish “right” from “wrong.” This helps qualify the pathways we follow and adds confidence to our decision making. What many of us don’t realize is that it also blinds us from seeing additional alternative pathways that may better suit our needs to achieving successful outcomes. […]

ARE YOU SURE?

When you look at this picture, are the vertical and horizon lines in the middle bowed or straight? ARE YOU SURE? . Does the next picture add perspective that reinforces your original assumption or makes you uncertain about your continued ability to defend your original “certainty.” Notice how the red lines are perfectly straight and […]

THE ONGOING SEARCH FOR “CURES”

In America, we tend to approach the concept of “health” from a “disease” perspective. We think in terms of health “crises,” health “maladies” (“conditions,”) health “compromises,” etc… The reason we view health from this perspective is because we don’t typically think about our health until something goes wrong. Quite frequently, this is how we approach […]

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?”

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?” Lifelock, a personal credit monitoring company regularly uses this quote in their advertising. Lifelock differentiates itself from its competitors by accepting ACCOUNTABILITY and taking action to help RESOLVE potential credit fraud (rather than simply pointing out that fraud has been committed.) If, as consumers […]

ARE YOU IN CONTROL?

When it comes to the length and the quality of our lives, there is no plan of action that guarantees results. That being said, there are choices we can make that increase the chances for longer healthier lives. When Babe Ruth picked up his first baseball bat he wasn’t a natural home run hitter. When […]

HELLO, MY NAME IS (YOUR NAME) AND I AM UNHEALTHY

Wow….kinda sounds like an opening comment made at an alcoholics anonymous meeting! Fortunately (YOUR NAME) doesn’t believe (he or she) suffers from this “unhealthy” status and can continue to follow the current path without eventual harmful ramifications. Although everyone has the right to follow their own chosen path, it may be time to reconsider your […]

WOULD AN INCENTIVE OF $389,600.00 IN ADDITION TO A PAYCHECK POTENTIALLY CREATE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN ONE’S DECISION MAKING?

How would you feel knowing your Pediatrician’s paycheck is supplemented by an incentive based vaccination program offered by insurance companies? Is the vaccine recommendation by your child’s doctor in your child’s best interest or your doctor’s best interest? Are you willing to rely on your doctor’s recommendation when a financial conflict of interest clearly exists? […]

ASK YOUR DOCTOR

Ask your doctor if he or she believe the basis of good health is achieved by: eating healthy exercising attaining restful sleep of adequate duration balancing stress consuming adequate hydration Now ask them, “if these components are crucial in obtaining good health, why are these topics not covered in detail during the office visit?” Do […]

IF I HAD A MILLION DOLLARS TO GIVE AWAY, WOULD I HAVE TO FORCE YOU TO TAKE IT?

When the average consumer is exposed to a service or product that is guaranteed to benefit them without any financial cost, is it typically necessary to FORCE them to use it? Why then is it necessary to mandate by law a vaccine policy to FORCE every child to receive up to 72 vaccinations between the […]

17 OUT OF OVER 5000 PEOPLE

Please take a moment to consider my request. I STILL NEED YOUR HELP! I have received countless “likes” on wordpress, facebook, twitter and LinkedIn. I have received “sad face” emoticons, “heart” emoticons, and “prayer” emoticons I have received “thanks” and other well wishes for volunteering to help children suffering from life threatening diseases. Yet, only […]

…JUST WAIT…

I know I should eat better and exercise …just wait… I know I should drink more water …just wait… I know cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes is on the rise …just wait… To be honest, I feel fine and enjoy living the lifestyle I’m living …just wait… I can live with taking medications if […]

WHAT PATH ARE YOU FOLLOWING?

The following is an example of a family HEALTH HISTORY tree. The importance in this picture reveals the reality that GENETICS alone doesn’t determine one’s definitive outcome. Take a moment to draw your family HEALTH HISTORY tree. Are your diagnoses similar to your parents or are they significantly different (better or worse?) If genetics alone […]

THE HUMAN MARIONETTE

Although you may not see or feel the strings, many in society today are controlled by the “medical puppeteer.” We choose not to view our lives from this perspective, but objectively, our actions follow patterns they control. As human marionettes, we’re not interested in the causes of our health conditions and diseases. As human marionettes, […]

I WANT YOUR MONEY!

Now there’s a bold title based on the fact that I typically offer my information and help without asking for any financial compensation! Is this a change of heart? NO! The money I seek is for a charity that offers children with critical diseases an opportunity to experience (along with their families) a “dream vacation […]

LISTEN CLOSELY: Pills and injectables DO NOT CURE chronic diseases!

For sixty years, Martha Ann Lillard has lived with an iron lung to sustain life. An infectious disease overwhelmed her childhood immune system causing irreparable damage. This unfortunate outcome was not based on any personal lifestyle choices she made. Although she lives today, it is important to recognize that 60 years of iron lung therapy […]

Why Americans Fear The Flu, But Don’t Fear Type 2 Diabetes

As we head into “flu season” flu shot advertisements are seen everywhere. Let’s step back for a moment and look at the REAL NUMBERS to determine where our FEARS need to be focused: The Flu: 5% to 20% — Between 9.2 – 35.6 million people in the U.S. will get the flu each year. 200,000 […]

SHOULD IT BE DEFINED “UNINTENTIONAL CHILD ABUSE?”

Whether we choose to have children or it is simply the result of an intimate interlude, society must create boundaries to protect children unable to protect themselves. We acknowledge these responsibilities when we see the physical harm children suffer. Broken bones, serious bruises indicating possible internal bleeding, cigarette burns, etc… are criminal acts we witness […]

WHY SOME SUCCEED

Simply put, all it takes is understanding the difference between: THINKING ABOUT THE ACTION vs. THINKING ONE STEP BEYOND THE ACTION! . THINKING ABOUT THE ACTION: Tastes so good Takes the mind off stress Satisfies the “want” THINKING ONE STEP BEYOND THE ACTION: Is a major cause of disease (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer) Causes […]