Tag Archives: pharmaceutical

HOMEWORK & HEALTH

If you go to your doctor for your annual physical, what do you expect? height and weight check blood pressure reading auscultate (listen to) heart sounds with a stethoscope maybe auscultate the lung fields review prescription medications blood and urine test SOUND ABOUT RIGHT? . Then we wait for the lab reports and the “thumbs […]

“9 OUT OF 10 DON’T KNOW IT”

DIABETES is a DISEASE most people simply view as a “CONDITION.” It is certainly not FEARED like CANCER. This misconception is based on the belief that diabetes is CONTROLLED with prescription medication. This has proven to be an UNRELIABLE approach to addressing the underlying mechanisms of this disease and entirely incapable at reversing it LONG […]

FINDING ANSWERS TO HEALTH PROBLEMS BEYOND THE “PRESCRIPTION PILL”

The cost of health care has become unaffordable. We find MORE people suffering the SAME problems that have existed for decades regardless of ongoing development of newer drugs saturating TV, newspapers and magazine markets claiming to offer better options to “treat” chronic diseases. These newer drugs have produced BILLIONS in revenue, but have NOT “FIXED” […]

SEX AND HEART DISEASE

I’ll bet that title will arouse some attention! Well, after hearing for the umpteenth time, “if you suffer from heart disease, always check with your doctor to make sure it’s safe to have sex,” I thought I’d share my perspective. First, checking with your doctor IS NOT THE SAME THING AS HAVING SEX WITH YOUR […]

CAN TREATING ALZHEIMER’S WITH FLOWERS PROVIDE COMPARABLE RESULTS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS?

Be honest, you saw the title and SMIRKED! Am I right? If I was in your shoes, I probably would have smirked too! In reality, many of the medicinal products we’re prescribed by our doctors are synthetic chemicals designed to COPY the physiological benefits naturally produced by plants . Since the law doesn’t permit the […]

NEW MEDICAL STUDY ADDS ONE MORE REASON TO ADD ANOTHER PRESCRIPTION TO YOUR LIST

The latest National Institute of Health sponsored SPRINT STUDY (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) determined that heart disease could be reduced by lowering systolic blood pressure (the TOP BP number) from 140 mmHg to 120 mmHg. The study showed this reduction resulted in 30 percent decrease in heart failure, heart attacks, and strokes as well […]

CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?

Jack Nicholson played Colonel Jessep in a 1992 movie entitled, “A Few Good Men.” The famous line from that movie was: YOU WANT THE TRUTH?  YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH! We live in a time and a world really no different from the past. Sure, there’s technology and modernization, but the basic structural foundation in […]

IS THE GOAL TREATING OR CURING DISEASE?

As a patient, what is your intention when visiting your doctor? Do you want a diagnosis? √ Do you want to know what caused your condition? √ Do you want to know what measures you need to take to avoid the condition from returning or advancing? √ Finally, do you want a prescription? √√√ If […]

THE EXPENDABLE CONSUMER

I frequently write about the importance of SELF VALUE. Some of us believe this concept is a “given.” This couldn’t be further from the truth. In this article, I’ll attempt to prove it! Parameters need to be established to define SELF VALUE. I will use the following: Involvement Challenge vs Acceptance Actions INVOLVEMENT: A person […]

MEDICATION

Webster’s dictionary defines MEDICATION as, “a SUBSTANCE used for medical treatment, especially a medicine or drug.“ Webster’s dictionary defines FOOD as, “any nutritious SUBSTANCE that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to MAINTAIN LIFE AND GROWTH.“ We have a tendency to separate the two words MEDICINE and FOOD believing […]

PREVENTING DISEASE

There are so many explanations I hear regarding the causes of disease. They range from: direct contact with “germs” close proximity to sick people vaccinations or the lack of vaccinations genetics environment Disease is considered “normal” by many people with recurring episodes experienced throughout the year. When people are asked the best defense against disease […]

HOW DOES IT MAKE YOU FEEL?

This article is 1032 words. I hope you feel it’s worth the 6 minutes it takes to read The following commercial is an ad for MD Anderson Cancer Center. It is presented in an emotionally charged manner to help the consumer feel an organization exists that supports the efforts to eradicate cancer forever. Please take […]

“CHOOSING NOT TO BE SICK!”

With all the choices and decisions we must make in life, I am adding one more to your list; the choice: NOT TO BE SICK! . Most people don’t realize this is a CONSCIOUS CHOICE we must make to reduce the frequency, intensity and durations of typical illnesses as well as life altering diseases including […]

Type II Diabetes: Stop Thinking Sugar and Start Thinking Insulin!

Type II Diabetes may be a health concern for the growing population, but it is a “cash cow” for the pharmaceutical industry. This industry continues to develop new and “improved” drugs to lower blood sugar and lower A1C blood values. ISN’T THIS A GOOD THING? . Although it sounds like a good thing, type II […]

PERCEPTION vs REALITY

SUMMARY: The consumer has been lead down a path of deception using ILLUSIONS to financially support a medical model of health. By blending truth and fear the health care system has forced the consumer to  “surrender” to an archaic model designed to grow a pharmaceutical industry and its “accomplices,” the medical institutions. The following article […]

THE FDA, DIABETES & LOCKJAW

What is the relationship between the Food and Drug Administration, Diabetes and my lack of ability to CLOSE MY MOUTH (also known as LOCKJAW?) Give up? The answer can be found in an April 15th, 2016 article entitled, “FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk.” In this article the FDA states, […]

Prescription Medication: Weapons of Mass Deception

What if…. I told you the most prestigious medical peer review journals in the world are known to use GHOST WRITERS (well educated and skilled writers paid to write “research” studies with preconceived and possibly fabricated conclusions) to write medical studies proving the safety and efficacy of drugs? I told you the drug manufacturers solicit […]

ARE THERE BETTER TREATMENTS FOR ALZHEIMERS PATIENTS?

The more physicians are willing to open their trained minds to new available information the closer we get to understanding the changing dynamics of diseases. We physicians experience the same defensive posturing as the lay person when it comes to acknowledging the need to change our beliefs and our behaviors. We have been taught to […]

SHOULD WE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE HERD?

CLAIM #1: VACCINES ARE SAFE SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration The U.S. government has paid out $3 billion to vaccine-injured families. In all, according to official federal government figures, taxpayers are on the hook for more than $3.3 billion in compensation costs, as noted by the Health Resources and Services Administration, which tracks payouts […]

FARMACY TO THE RESCUE

For those of you new to my blog site, my name is Jonathan Colter. I am a 56 year old retired doctor that performs tasks slowly, methodically plans life’s events and recognizes the importance of patience in achieving and maintaining good health. I frequently remind readers about the story, “The Tortoise and the Hare,” when […]