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Comment on treatments that restore health-if you have a virus and the effects diminish as your body removes it-but you don’t just let it run its course, instead you take something- an antibiotic, garlic, orange juice, dissolve an aspirin in water, apple cider vinegar, eat honey comb, so on (all things I have seen tried) and you get better-you then think your treatment worked, but the virus would have resolved anyway. (If you are not immune compromised).
Then I go the next step and must ask- what is the likelihood that many prescribed medications with actual scientific or medical backing (esp psych meds) are viewed as “successful treatment” via a diminishment of symptoms that may well have occurred without the medication, because the individual chose also to excercise, eat nutritiously, reduce junk food and control weight, get good sleep, and reduce stress through chosen practices daily? After 2 heartbattacks caused by SCAD (and 4 stents-prior to research that advises against stents) I ditched all my “heart disease” meds as soon as I was able to start exercising again (moderately). and added favorites like spinach back into my diet as well (contraindicated with blood thinners). I avoided physical activities that could stress my apparently connective tissue weakness friable arteries. I have other signs suggestive of connective tissue disorder but am relatively healthy and no meds (AMA-told to stay on plavix for life) 9 years out.