I think during my third year of medical school I realized I could not be a mainstream doctor. I watched the treatment that people received in the hospital and not that it was bad but as a student we were required to take a history and physical from many patients on the wards. I realized that the pharmaceutical prescriptions being given by well meaning doctors were not really going to address the problems that people had. When I looked into psychiatry and spent my summer after my first year in medical school at a community health center I became alarmed at the drugs being prescribed. I voiced this to the head psychiatrist at this clinic in New Haven who told me that I was a fool for not wanting to get on the drug bandwagon. I don’t remember what my reaction was at the time but I guess you could say that I was more disturbed by what I saw happening in the clinic than his comments to me. I was a vegan during my medical school years and many years after. And of course through that filter all of my patients appeared to be suffering from the effects of meat eating and the toxic chemicals that were added to the food.
Archive for the ‘Toxins’ Category
Dr. Kokayi talks to Dr. Parris Kidd, international recognized nutrition educator, about the connection between the lack of functioning within a cell membrane and how it affects the body. The conversation moves from environmental toxicity and it’s affects to the autism-add spectrum along with powerful steps to take to lead children who suffer from it to wellness. With an outlined plan, it is best to have a pen in hand for this one. You can also read the articles spoken about at Dr. Kidd’s website.
In part 1 of the fundraising event for WBAI, NYC, Global Medicine Review guest Dr. Doris Rapp discuss the importance of finding fast, easy, inexpensive ways to diagnose and treat different illnesses that in truth have an environmental root.
Dr Kokayi and Dr RappÂ discuss diagnostic and treatment principles fromÂ her book â€œOur Toxic Worldâ€, including but not limited to: the way chemicals and pesticides hurt you and five ways to recognize chemical sensitivity in allergies, etc.
Dr. RappÂ gives tips on how people can help themselves while having allergic reaction to chemicals.
Faybiene Mirandaâ€™s Poem of the Week Title: More questions than answers
Part 2 of the WBAI NY fundraising with DR. Kokayi and his guest, Dr. Doris Rapp.
Global Medicine Review’s guest Dr. Heather Pearman talks about removing unwanted toxins from the body and how it leads to better health. Specific foods are mentioned that are to be avoided (ie: â€œthe whitesâ€: sugar, starch, rice, potatoes, grits). Dr. Pearman also mentions toxins that come from plastics,Â styrofoam, etc and how theyÂ Â permeate our foods.
They go on to discuss how detoxification isnâ€™t just a physical effort â€“ it is a mental and emotional effort as well, and support is necessary for a person to completely detoxify.
Faybiene Mirandaâ€™s Poem of the Week Title: How are you going to build your mind?