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Rediscovering the art & science of sound therapy

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A yidaki, or didgeridoo, ancient musical instrument with therapeutic benefits.
John Stuart Reid and Annaliese Reid illustrate how sound is fast regaining its place as a powerful healing modality. Having first been used by the ancients, sound therapy has undergone a period of re-discovery and is now poised to reveal the intricacies of healing both at the cellular and psychological levels.
"Sound will be the medicine of the future." ~ Edgar Cayce
Several ancient cultures used the seemingly magical power of sound to heal, but sound therapy had almost disappeared in the West until 1927 when Professor R. Wood and his assistant, Loomis, discovered ultrasound—high frequency sound—and its medical properties.1 With this discovery, research burgeoned and it is now established fact that ultrasound has powerful medical properties including its use in breaking up kidney stones and even shrinking tumours.2,3,4,5 In hospitals and sports injury clinics, in all parts of the world, therapeutic ultrasound is used to support or accelerate the healing of soft tissues and broken bones. In the 1980s, infrasound—very low frequency sound—and audible sound were also discovered to have healing properties and in recent years several commercial organizations have developed audible sound devices to support a wide range of physical ailments.6, 7, 8 The companies have documented many cases in which their sonic therapies benefited individuals. Audible sound is intrinsically safe and cannot be "overdosed," while ultrasound, if not properly applied, can cause severe internal burning.


Decades of scientific studies link oral lichen planus (OLP) to mercury dental fillings

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, lichen planus affects between 1% and 2% of the American population. Over 6 decades worth of studies show Oral lichen planus (OLP) represents a form of allergic reaction to the metals contained in dental amalgam, particularly mercury. Many studies indicate that patients who removed their mercury amalgam fillings heal.

Oral lichenoid lesions (OLL) or lichen-planus-like lesions are often idiopathic (arising spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause). Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes bilateral white striations, papules, or plaques on the buccal mucosa, tongue, and gingivae. Lichen planus is a common disorder of unknown aetiology.

Comment: Video: Smoking Teeth = Poison Gas (Mercury)


Parents claim children who took MiraLAX developed 'neuropsychiatric problems'

An ongoing Children's Hospital of Philadelphia study is looking into parents' claims that their children developed "neuropsychiatric problems" after taking an over-the-counter laxative.

According to WPVI-TV, MiraLAX "is regularly prescribed off-label to infants and toddlers, when it's not recommended for use to anyone under 17."

Some parents said their children became angry, aggressive and paranoid after taking the medication, WPVI reported Tuesday.

Jeanie Ward told the station that her daughter, Nicole, began experiencing "near psychiatric events" and mood swings soon after she started taking MiraLAX at 3 1/2 years old.

"It was horrifying to see my daughter change like that and to not completely go back to normal," Ward told WPVI.

"Researchers have long suggested a link between the gut--brain axis and neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism, depression, and eating disorders. The gut contains microorganisms that share a structural similarity with the neuropeptides involved in regulating behavior, mood, and emotion--a phenomenon known as molecular mimicry. The body can't tell the difference between the structure of these mimics and its own cells, so antibodies could end up attacking both, potentially altering the physiology of the gut--brain axis.

Scientific evidence is mounting that the trillions of microbes that call the human body home can influence our gut-linked health, but more recently, researchers are discovering that gut microbes also may affect neurology--possibly impacting a person's cognition, emotions and mental health, said Knight, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist and an investigator at CU-Boulder's BioFrontiers Institute."


Living near oil wells linked to higher rates of leukemia

A new study finds that young people with a rare type of cancer more often live near oil and gas sites than those with other cancers. The study, published today in the journal PLOS One, found that those diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia are 4.3 times more likely to live in the densest area of active oil and gas wells. By contrast, researchers found no correlation between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and high-density oil and gas development.

The report notes that oil and gas development has grown rapidly in the past 15 years; such activity can potentially emit toxic substances into the air and water. Benzene, for example, is a recognized carcinogen often associated with such development. People living near oil and gas wells, the findings indicate, may have an increased risk for health effects, including cancer, from potential exposure to such toxins. More than 15 million Americans now live within one mile of such developments.

"Over 378,000 Coloradans and millions of Americans currently live within a mile of at least one oil and gas well, and petroleum development continues to expand into residential areas," read a statement by lead investigator Lisa McKenzie, assistant research professor at the Colorado School of Public Health.

Comment: High cancer rates confirmed near Canada's oil sands


Toxic death cream: How sunscreen could be causing cancer - not the sun

Summer may be a long way off, but it's never too early to start thinking about protecting your skin. For most people, this means covering themselves in sunscreen, which corporate marketing campaigns encourage at every turn. Yet, while we do indeed need protection to prevent sunburns, blocking out the sun entirely is not ideal. Rich in vitamin D, it offers a number of other health benefits, including, oddly enough, cancer prevention. We've been made to fear the sun, and, as a result, adults and children are choosing to drench themselves in a bath of toxic, hormone-disrupting chemicals.

Science has long shown that what we put on our skin ends up in our bodies, and quickly. Multiple studies from across the world have examined sunscreen in particular, evaluating its ingredients and how it penetrates and absorbs into the skin after application. One study, conducted at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba, Canada, sought to develop a method for quantifying common sunscreen agents. Results demonstrated a significant penetration of all sunscreen agents into the skin, meaning all of these chemicals are entering multiple tissues within the body. (source)

Comment: Seeing the light: The sun is necessary for optimal health

Evil Rays

The case against microwave 'science'

Science is the hallmark of everything—supposedly, except when it's out to lunch in its hypotheses or when it is downright fraudulent, as is the case with vaccinology in order to protect vested Pharma interests. Even the U.S. CDC and FDA cover Big Pharma's derriere when it comes to chanting the mantra "vaccines are safe." So much science in the peer review realm is out there published stating totally opposite documented scientific facts, but still U.S. federal health agencies function on the 'flat earth' concept regarding human health safety!

Such obstinate scientific posture also prevails in the field of microwave technology regarding EMF/RF/ELF and the various rays emitted by microwaves and their intensities. The only waves recognized by microwave industry giants and vested interests relative to human exposures are thermal (heat) waves, which were identified back in the 1940s and '50s when radar science was in its infancy. We now live in 2017! Microwave technology has progressed to the point where it wants 5GHz and above capabilities, but still emphasizes 1940s' safety principles! What's not making sense?

What's not making sense is this: IF the microwave industry were to admit what's been scientifically proven since the 1930s, i.e., non-thermal radiation adverse waves affect human biology (bioelectromagnetics), then their emission regulations for every 'smart' gadget invention would have to be revised and corrected to the point where they could not implement safety standards because it would be too costly to implement. Consequently, the industry and its mouthpieces—industrial professional societies, e.g., IEEE, ICNIPR, etc., keep pushing smart gadgets as 'safe' they know consumers get addicted to, but do little to protect consumers from non-thermal radiation waves, since they adamantly refuse to acknowledge them, even when 32 percent of microwave industry studies found non-thermal adverse effects.


Witness the intense idiocy in vaccine ideology and its acolytes

Magda Taylor of "Informed Parent" newsletter debates Professor David Grimes. In the video below, readers can listen to the incredible misspeaks and apparent outright stupidity from vaccines and vaccinology acolyte, David A Grimes, MD.

Is Professor Grimes totally out to lunch? What's your opinion?

Comment: Professor Grimes is right in that a debate is unnecessary when one party is not living in reality. Except, in this case, it is he who is living in a fantasy world where vaccines are safe and effective.


Suit opens in Tokyo court over cervical cancer vaccine side effects

Plaintiffs suing the government and drugmakers over health problems allegedly caused by cervical cancer vaccines head to the Tokyo District Court on Monday for the opening of their trial.
Twenty-eight girls and women suffering what they say are side effects from cervical cancer vaccines that were recommended by the government demanded compensation from the state and drugmakers Monday as their trial opened at the Tokyo District Court.

The plaintiffs, ranging in age from 15 to 22, said they have experienced a wide range of health problems, including pain all over their bodies and impaired mobility, after receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines between 2010 and 2013.

Each is demanding ¥15 million in damages.

Erina Sonoda, a 20-year-old college student, said she started to suffer strong menstrual pain after receiving the second of three recommended shots of the Cervarix vaccine, and the pain spread to other parts of her body after the third vaccination.

Due to agonizing pain, Sonoda said she has difficulty walking without a cane and often must use a wheelchair.

"I felt acute pain as if someone was squashing my internal organs. ... Such conditions have only gotten worse," Sonoda told the court while sitting in a wheelchair.

Comment: WHO should take its own advice and research more seriously, and stop recommending vaccines that are causing real harm:

It's official: HPV vaccine, the most dangerous vaccine yet
A study just released by a World Health Organization (WHO) monitoring centre in Sweden shows that adverse event reports received from national authorities — and these will represent only a fraction of those actually experienced — show a tendency to produce clusters of serious adverse events that include complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome(POTS) and chronic fatigue syndrome(CFS) that exceeds any other vaccine.

Life Preserver

Secret weapons against Candida: Undecenoic acid and Caprylic acid

The antifungal nature of undecenoic acid is known for a very long time. Since 1949, salts of undecenoic acids have been used by the food industry to inhibit yeasts and fungi and by the medical industry as antifungal drugs. It is present in its salt form in many over-the-counter topical antifungal medications. Yes, undecenoic acid is good for candida infections - but let us find out what exactly undecenoic acid is and how does it work as an anti-candida agent.

What is Undecenoic acid?

Comment: There are some alternative health practitioners who claim that undecenoic acid may be the only way to truly eradicate a candida overgrowth, especially if it becomes systemic, which is a possibility in the case of leaky gut where the candida can travel outside of the gut and directly into the blood stream to move through the rest of the body. Despite the claims of western medicine, candida overgrowths can be systemic and chronic, not just acute.

With that in mind, undecenoic acid and caprylic acid should be considered either individually, or combined, if one suspects a candida overgrowth that's either in the gut or has gone systemic.

Shopping Bag

University conducts study to figure out why women aren't falling for the pro-GMO b.s.

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A recent series of focus groups conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide is now demonstrating two things clearly: first, that Big Ag is growing increasingly desperate in its attempts to convince average consumers to continue purchasing their toxic products and remain unaware of any potential dangers. Second, that the unhealthy obsession with academia under the misapplied name of science is more akin to a religion than anything involving critical thought.

The results of the focus groups conducted by Dr. Heather Bray and Professor Rachel Ankeny was published in the journal New Genetics and Society and essentially acts as a brainstorming effort as to how big corporations through their minions at the university level can be more effective at convincing most people to trust GMOs.

The academics were primarily focused on women because as they state, previous studies have shown women as tending to be more opposed to GMOs than men. Like any good marketing strategist, the professors sought out the reason why.

"GM foods are an important issue for the community, and with women still playing greater roles in the provision of home care and food preparation, we need to better understand how women are thinking and what their values are in relation to these issues," Professor Rachel Ankeny said.

The results presented as represented in a press release by University of Adelaide called "GM foods: Why presenting 'just the facts' won't work" are as follows:

Comment: Inside the church of pro-GMO activism: Genetic engineering, twisted science & altered truth:
The reason why so many people doubt science is because they can see how science is corrupted and manipulated by powerful corporations. It is because they regard these large corporations as unaccountable and their activities and products not properly regulated by governments.