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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

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It's ok, you made me laugh, though. Reminds me certain family members who chased me with fresh aloe to chew on, fresh grape seeds to chew, fresh sage with honey, and other, actually quite efficient things, and they have many degrees...none of it was very digestible, I wouldn't want it in pill, though, because of all the crappy binding agents.

I will always remember that lard on skin and quark in stomach in time will cure everything ... And, Prisnitz wraps.
Yeap..when I go visit my homecountry I have to drink all sorts of horible herbal (really bitter) tea......Where are the times when my (God bless them) grandparents gave me a little glass of country red wine and chicken liver at meals to treat my anemia..
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Old 08.07.2011, 18:56
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It's true. I don't mind viruses, strep scares me, though. Or the fact body gives into it.
Fully agree !!!! Strep is no joke. I've never seen it disappear without antibiotics. Certain strains can develop into Scarlet Fever.... and the worst problem is the fact that it can lead to serious complications such as cardiac issues (if the valves are touched) or rheumatic fever.
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Old 08.07.2011, 21:40
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

So, anyway. I've missed a chunk of this thread and I'm short of time.

What did we decide about the milk?
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So, anyway. I've missed a chunk of this thread and I'm short of time.

What did we decide about the milk?
Don't drink it, just go straight for the vodka
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Old 08.07.2011, 22:48
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

That reminds me when my grand-mother used to give me Alpine Sirup.
It was so disgusting, each time I tried to hide that I was sick.

Bless her heart. My grand-mother used to heal everything with natural products. She is the one who taught me how to predict when it will rain and snow... I am not kidding.

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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

What was it made of ?
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Old 08.07.2011, 23:07
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What was it made of ?
Are you talking to me?
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Old 08.07.2011, 23:10
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

Aaaaah, I grew up on Kalium Iodatum if we had cough, it was salty and liquorish, and it worked a charm. It was super super diluted. I wonder if I get two heads anytime soon.
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Old 08.07.2011, 23:10
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

My Grandmother (God bless her soul) also treated me with natural remedies. The recipe was always the same, for shock, sore throat or terrible irritation. One part whiskey to one part milk and a good teaspoon of honey. I think it was the being wrapped in a blanket and taken seriously that really tipped the healing.

Maybe it's the reason to this day I like a drink when I'm upset?
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Old 08.07.2011, 23:12
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Maybe it's the reason to this day I like a drink when I'm upset?
Honey, I think it is most people!
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Old 08.07.2011, 23:14
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

We had the same thing, it was called bear milk, though. No whiskey, but rum. Rum, hot milk and honey. And TLC. Good for sleeping.

Most people feel like a drink when they are upset. I need to get some cheapo rum, I bet Denner has it. I like to cook with rum
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Well i have a story but it is a bit disgusting , so I was 21 and was always on a diet and I was pretty slim then, so one week I went crazy and I decided to not eat (yes I know but please remember I was 21) so after the first 7 days I was not going to the toilet for 5 days...I tried everything I tell ya until my mother showed up with...I better shut up or Ill faint...it did work though...it involved, warm water, soap and a hose..........
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

I have to deal with my daughters Alopecia, now at a point of total hairloss (4 year old girl). I have sought medical "expert" opinion in the form of 3 dermatologists and 3 doctors. Each one had to refer to a book, some just referred me. So to sum up I had no more information from them than when I started.

I had to find another source of information. I have posted on here, and had some good helpful advice from some of the members. I consider that I have the intelligence to filter the good from the bad, and make my own decision about a course of action at the end of it.

I also post on specific Alopecia websites, and people with experience of the condition, be it Alopecia or another condition, are the best experts.

Some people have suggested all sorts of other therapies, but I just ignore them. So, please have a little faith in people to decide for themselves.
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So, please have a little faith in people to decide for themselves.
Well evidently I am not worrying about you, who is smart enough to decide, I still can express my opinion about total BS posted as fact when they are not don't I?
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Well evidently I am not worrying about you, who is smart enough to decide, I still can express my opinion about total BS posted as fact when they are not don't I?
Who says or what says what the other person is writing is BS. Who says what you are writing is not BS.

I may have an opinion today and it maybe different tomorrow and this is okay. For me this means that I am growing and learning.

You have a right to express an opinion but not to judge other people whether they are right or wrong. of course you can judge other people if you want to but this only alienates other people.
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Who says or what says what the other person is writing is BS. Who says what you are writing is not BS
Other people. If someone posted that chopping off your head, ideally by a home-made guillotine, is a good cure for a headache then are you saying we should try it? It will definitely remove the pain, so that makes it a valid solution, right?
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Re: Searching for Medical Advice in the EF: Common sense

When I look at advice given on the Internet in fields in which I have 40 years of professional experience, I must say that 90% of it is pure BS, and in most cases your gut feeling and common sense will be totally unable to tell good from bad.
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Other people. If someone posted that chopping off your head, ideally by a home-made guillotine, is a good cure for a headache then are you saying we should try it? It will definitely remove the pain, so that makes it a valid solution, right?
You have to decide what is right for you. It is not for me to tell you what is right for you. I can provide some information on an alternative but I can not tell you what you have to do.
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When I look at advice given on the Internet in fields in which I have 40 years of professional experience, I must say that 90% of it is pure BS, and in most cases your gut feeling and common sense will be totally unable to tell good from bad.
There was something on TV yesterday on regard to tranparency. Now business are flooding the internet with info to exactly what you are writing about.

In my opinion, though, people are beginning ask questions which I think is healthy.

because I am older(58) does not mean that I am right. As soon as I get to that state then I am no longer able to learn. I think that the young today are much more informed which I think is great
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Other people. If someone posted that chopping off your head, ideally by a home-made guillotine, is a good cure for a headache then are you saying we should try it? It will definitely remove the pain, so that makes it a valid solution, right?
Your fan is blowing strong Adrian!
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