Politically Incorrect Medicine August 2015

True stories from real life Food not drugs for cholesterol Millions of people are put on cholesterol lowering statin drugs every year. Many stop taking the drugs anyway. Powerful food alternatives are generally ignored. Not as advertised Contrary signals from the medical evidence Negative, contrary findings that oppose the received wisdom are ignored. Research results may be dressed up as […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine March 2015

Hormone central: Adrenals first MHPAT stress axis first step Mainstream medicine kowtows to the old science. The old science is chained to reductionism, specialization and separation. The new science is about systems,integration and connectivity. Thyroid factoids Conventional diagnosing of hypothyroidism is a simple numbers game. A TSH blood test (thyroid stimulating hormone) is checked. If high, it signals low thyroid […]

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Politically Incorrect Medicine December 2012

Sure thing, statistical crap shoot or total bust? The shaky basis of common medical treatments Do the popular drugs used to treat common medical “problems” such as high cholesterol and osteoporosis work? Not usually. In fact, nearly never. How about blood pressure drugs — not at all, it appears, in the majority of people being treated. How do we know […]

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