and the oxalate controversy rages on……

We got lots of interesting email in response to my rebuttal to the wildly exaggerated and completely undocumented article posted by one “Sarah, the Healthy Home Economist” that tells people not to drink green smoothies and says they can “devastate” your health. Heidi, a “low oxalate” blogger / site owner wrote a response. I like…

Root canals….at the root of much disease?

Over 20 million root canal surgeries are done each year in the U.S. alone. I unfortunately have had two of them, before I knew that I had any other option. Dr. James Howenstine says, “Many chronic diseases, perhaps most, are a result of root canal surgery.” This week I’ve been studying literature on cancer clinics…

Treatment modalities at Oasis…..part 3 of 4

Ultraviolet Light. Ultraviolet Blood Irradiation (UVBI) eliminates bacteria in the blood, and Dr. Niels Ryberg Finsen won a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1903 for successfully treating 300 lupus patients with UV light, a modality still used and accepted in Europe. What happened to it, then—for lupus, and in general? A century of American obsession…

FDA repeals its approval of Avastin, #1 selling cancer drug in the world

I’m back to my Oasis of Healing series on Weds. Meantime, as we talk about cancer, the FDA just ruled Friday that the best-selling cancer drug in the world, Avastin, shouldn’t be used for breast cancer anymore, even though its dangers have been known for at least 18 months. The drug is being pulled not…

All I think about is CANCER…Challenges I’ll face studying “alt-med”

Quotes by Charlotte Gerson I read recently: “You cannot heal the body with poison.” “Dr. Gerson . . . with nutritional metabolic therapy . . . was able to return the body to full balance with complete mineralization, complete immune response, complete oxidation, and complete liver function. When all of these things work completely, there…

All I think about is cancer…if there were a cure, my doc would tell me…

That old “if there were a cure for cancer, wouldn’t all the doctors be using it?” an M.D. employs in his rant I just read against all non-toxic treatments is a farce. Medical doctors like everyone else are eating pizza and soda on their lunch break, doctors have among the highest mortality rates of any…