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Well, the webinar starts out with survey of conventional peer-reviewed medical journals and clinical experience. Then, more or less slides into controversial "holistic" remedies ("APIs"). Holistic medical is the arch-enemy of synthetic pharmaceutical ("biologic") industry, finessed worldwide by, you guessed it, Research Triangle, USA investors and invidious "medicalization" of every malady and comestible, from cradle to grave. amirite.

What's so hilarious in that segment is, despite the doctor's sultry, teutonic tone, I'm immediately reminded of homely British health care encounters which have complemented NHS srvc since its estabishment, I gathered. This ahh subaltern culture attending "gardening" pastimes was something of a shock to me, while I acclimating to London. When I got back to USA, COME TO FIND OUT, my Robert (M.D.) had while some months in our absence had added cert'd acupuncture [!] treatment to his ahh arsenal. Cold foundation in physics and chem; a more cynical man I've yet to meet.

< wipes tears >

Me? I can't abide needles of any sort except knitting. Having lived with incurable disease for 23 years without benefit of some ahh conventional medicine, I've grown particularly sensitive to market claims, dodgy phase trial stats, and truculent "specialists". Totally out there! In the margin! Total "outlier". I am the control, few want to hear from. I feel for people like my father who've been persuaded by REPUTABLE SCIENTISTS that somehow 40-days irradiation is a cure for a disease he didn't have. I feel for Herr Dr. Klinghart trying to do no harm in the USA.

by Cat on Mon Mar 23rd, 2020 at 01:39:49 AM EST
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I know people working in the "complementary medicine" field and have the height of respect for them. I do appreciate they feel threatened by big pharma allied to big government and some are prone to conspiracy theories. However I have also had some remarkable results myself, and would never knock something if it works. It is never irrational to try something else when conventional medicine fails, as it does so often.

That said, Dr. Klinghardt does his cause no good by citing conspiracy theories against 5G and Bill Gates which might have some populist appeal but no substantial evidence in support. It tends to undermine his credibility in general, as does the regulatory action taken against him which result in his licence to practice being suspended for a time even though it related to wrong doing by another medic at a seminar organised by Dr. Klinghardt.

I have a basic problem with "for profit" medical and pharmaceutical systems which have an incentive to maximise profit rather than actually make people well - which ends their revenue stream - and I appreciate anyone advocating for alternative therapies can have very unfair corporate actions taken against them and can have great difficulty making themselves heard above the din of corporate interests. But that does not mean their claims should be beyond scrutiny.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Mar 23rd, 2020 at 09:59:31 AM EST
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< pick teeth, suck vigorously >

alt-title: Facebook Donates Emergency Wildfire Mask Stash, Musk Also Aiding
So. Srsly. Are Americans assuming that "scarcity" of resources justifies "value added" because corp inventory or COVID19 Fauci NO MASKS! fu?

by Cat on Mon Mar 23rd, 2020 at 05:35:42 PM EST
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