the horrors of alternative medicine 😁

Many of you have to do research, ask questions on health boards, and even self-treat to deal with the ignorance and stubbornness of allopathic medicine. Once in a while, one has an opportunity to directly confront an M.D. in a public forum about this problem. For your amusement, here was my recent opportunity:

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This is a clickable link to your letter

Nice response :)

Thank you for posting and it is necessary to write as you've done re doing our own research etc, in order to get well.

I am also a fan of Dr John Lowe and he was also an Adviser to and I don't know if you saw his article to the British Thyroid Association and the Royal College of Physicians and despite 3 yearly reminders for a comment, they never did respond.

I believe their attitude is due to their 'head in the sands' view over the treatment when patients do not respond to levothyroxine and the negative responses towards NDT by the mainstream doctors.

Dr Derry in Canada also had his licence withdrawn due to his views. Two of our 'alternative' doctors (maybe even more for doing as they were trained as medical students) were also pursued by the GMC, one resigned rather than lose his licence but has helped patients privately by advice and Dr Skinner began the World Thyroid Register but died of a stroke most of us believe was caused by the General Medical Council calling him about 7 times.

Great letter. Perhaps you can let us know if the MD you were responding to continues the conversation. :)

I would say the probability of that event is zero. Absolute zero. My experience with allopathic medicine is that the conversations are one-way. When I asked a well-known M.D. (one who has written books) why he was doing something, the answer I got was "if I spend time explaining to patients why I do things, I would never get anything done". I was actually a paying patient when he told me this.

I hope you didn't go and see him again! :O

Your post really made me laugh especially as I was looking up stuff today where other conventional doctors and researchers have been rubbished by doctors like that over what they have found out.

In fact most they admitted haven't found anything new as lots of the research is already there.


It is not hypochondriac pain in the ass patients who are drumming for alternative medicine. It is the allopathic medicine creating the need for us so called nutcases to seek alternative medicine as it is a human right to receive treatment that makes your life not just somewhat tolerable ,but possibly enjoyable.

We are not the reason why alternative medicine is getting popular, it is allopathic medicine failing. So if they want to blame someone then I suggest they should take a look at the mirror. Twice.

With proper alternative medicine comes those who just wants to benefit selling potentially dangerous treatments. It's not our fault ,but proper treatment by alternative medicine gets bad reputation because of those selling humbug and that , that allopathic medicine is happy about. Now they can blame all alternative medicine. But while they do that they are basically mooning us, us who would benefit the care and expertise of those functional doctors who are real.

Shame on allopathic medicine braking the rules. Shame on them playing with human lives, lives they have promised to save and honor.

I am sick of being left out. I am sick of being ignored. I am sick of being held as a hostage in this on going ridiculous war.


I love your metaphor about "mooning". Priceless!

Eddie if I thought that my GP was mooning at me, I'd moon him back and that, trust me, would be the end of it.

I win.

Shock and awe :D :P

Great post xx

The saddest thing about all this is ... poor people can't have access to "natural" medicine because the insurance companies won't pay for it! In fact, there are some states (like mine) where Naturopaths aren't even recognized/licensed.

As much as I think Barack Obama has a good heart ... one of these days someone is going to ask me in a public place what I think of the Affordable Care Act. And I'm going to have to say it stinks, because the people who have gotten coverage, are still stuck with Allopaths and BigPharma.

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