Classical Homeopathy News
Here is our Second Issue. We hope you enjoy it.
Many people today avoid tap water and for good reasons. Chlorine is used to kill bacteria in municipal water systems. Chlorine is a an oxidizing agent which destroys Vitamin E. Since Vitamin E is what protects us against the carcinogenic (cancer-causing) effect of free radicals, this is a very important matter. Chemicals from industrial plants (e.g., benzene, PVC, PCB, asbestos, etc.), urea, and nitrates from chemical fertilizers pollute our water. Some of these chemicals combine with the chlorine used by the water treatment plants to form carcinogenic substances such as chloroform and carbon tetra-chloride. There are significant health reasons to avoid chlorine.
Dairy Products - Part 2
In the last issue we discussed a number of potential problems with dairy foods - lactose deficiency and milk protein allergy. In this article we will discuss other possible health problems with dairy and in future articles we will discuss choosing which dairy to use.
Some researchers have found a statistical relationship between heavy milk consumption and ischaemic heart disease (including angina). Though I do not take this too seriously, as statistics can prove almost anything, it is interesting to note. It is not clear from the studies what component of milk is causing the problems: lactose intolerance, protein allergy, fat content, or what?
Book Review: How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor?
by Robert Mendelsohn M.D. This book was written in 1984 by Dr. Robert Mendelsohn, who at the time who was a pediatrician of 30 years experience, at the time he wrote this book. He possessed a very questioning mind andr examined what treatments worked and what didn't work in his busy practice. He shares this information with his readers. Some of the chapter titles make his point of view clear. For example:
Most Things Get Better by Morning Parents and Grandparents are Wiser Than Doctors How Doctors Make Healthy Kids Sick Fever: Your Body's Defense Against Disease The Mythical Menace of Strep Throat
Earaches: Painful, Yes; Dangerous, Rarely