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Your Immune System’s Warfare Tactics

I’m actually considering calling this post “Killing Me Softly”.  It’s principally about steroid side effects, but I’m not drawing attention to just these drugs.

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Your Immune System’s Warfare Tactics.

I visualize our immune system like a series of defensive concentric walls set up around a citadel:

The Citadel:
Our immune system will prioritize the protection of our mind and brain [‘the citadel’] above all else.  Throughout human history we’d die rapidly without our sanity to assist us in recognizing danger, keeping safe and finding the resources we need to survive.

The City Walls:
Next, our immune system prioritizes the protection of the singular organs.  We don’t have a spare heart or liver etc.

After this, we are down to the areas of the body or double organs that can be compromised to some extent and for some time without instant death. We can limp along with a part of these systems working, or one of these duplicated organs.

Penultimately, we are down to the joints & muscles.  Death will come slower [nowadays not really at all] with a joint or muscular problem.  It has to get pretty severe.

Finally, A skin problem like eczema or mucous membrane problem isn’t really going to impede your survival much at all [survival, not comfort is your body’s priority!]  You may succumb to infection but it is likely your immune system is pretty strong if you can keep your ill health at the skin level and protect the deeper organs and inner citadel.  You’ll burn a fever and fight an infection.

 

Your body is always using its UTMOST resources to push the imbalance out to the furthest point from the inner citadel.  As it is weakened, the defenses fall and the immune system is forced to allow more disorder to enter the higher organs and the mental and emotional spheres.

 


Steroid Side Effects:
Many Medicines Help You Lose the Fight.

Read the side effects of steroid meds [indeed any meds].  You’ll get some idea of the kinds of conditions you can lapse into.
Your predispositions dictate what you’ll get from that list of side effects.
That’s why a drug doesn’t always cause the same problem in everyone.

People have different predispositions to problems in different systems and organs when their symptoms are suppressed with steroids. Your family medical history can give you hints as to what to expect, and if you have a family predisposition to mental health problems we know that your walls tumble fast.

Side effects are signs you are losing the fight.  Sometimes they last and sometimes you are strong enough to detox and throw them off.

Let me tell you a story …

ECZEMA –> ASTHMA –> MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

Maybe you got an eczema eruption at 2 months like the boy I talk about in this case [shortly after vaccinations is the most common time]. You use some steroid creams and some more vaccinations are scheduled and ear infections or tonsillitis start.   You continue your hydrocortisone cream, have a few courses of antibiotics and gradually your eczema improves.

Now you see that your colds start to involve some sinus or chest troubles.  Maybe bronchitis troubles you some [more antibiotics] and you’ve got some tenacious catarrh.  You get some ear tubes fitted.  You are also diagnosed with asthma [you’ve likely reached about age 5 by now, depends on how quickly your walls fall].  [Very common pattern in vaccinated children!]

Now you have increasingly unmanageable asthma [but your eczema is ‘cured’ or you have ‘grown out of it’].  It can get impossibly hard for people to manage this level of asthma without steroids [never withdraw them at this stage unless your doctor advises it] … so you get more steroids [inhaled and/or syrup].  You still get infections on your chest and need more antibiotics.
Gradually, with the steroids and antibiotics, your infections stop. You ‘grew out of them’.

If you successfully control asthma with these steroid meds you’ll likely begin to develop behaviour problems like aggression and/or anxiety.  Progressively, with continued steroid treatment, you may descend into ADD, ADHD, ASD and even levels of psychosis [psychosis is one of the side effects noted with steroid meds]. Gradually you’ve been gathering little hints of these mental health problems, and now you are truly at diagnosis point.  The likelihood is you are otherwise pretty ‘well’ nowadays. You no longer get repeat infections and you’ve not had a fever for some time, maybe years since you were 5 or 6.
School is getting pretty tough and you are gonna need your diagnosis to get the support you need.

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Psychiatric side effects of Prednisolone.

READING YOUR MEDICAL JOURNEY

When a homeopath listens to your history and hears these events in order, they can track the stages at which your immune system lost stages of the battle and the crucial events that breached your defenses.    This is my first job when I meet you, to track these events and stages and give you an assessment of your level of health and a prognosis for recovery.

When we treat these mental health problems with homeopathy asthma resurfaces. That’s proof that it was never ‘cured’ or ‘grown out of’.  It was just SUPERSEDED by a deeper illness.  Allopathic medicine generally works this way, by replacing one disease with a deeper disease.

The modern child’s development and life outcomes are frequently severely compromised by these medical interventions.

Homeopathy can offer a fairly rapid cure for eczema in the first place.
Curing the results of suppression is a long-term undertaking.

Homeopathy needs to be integrated into general medical practice if we are not going to see the battle lost in most people’s lives.  Each generation is being born with more predispositions and weaker immunity.
I think we are looking at the health equivalent of ‘Peak Oil’ or global warming.

It’s unlikely homeopathy will be integrated, in part because none of us understand how it works [that doesn’t stop the medical folk!] and it is a big threat to Big Pharma’s shareholders.
Your personal option is to opt out of the conventional health system as far as you can.  Keep your family healthy and improve their health with homeopathic treatment.  Make it a priority.

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Methylphenidate Alternative for ADHD

Methylphenidate Alternative for ADHD

 

You’d like an alternative to Methylphenidate & to avoid the side effects of ADHD drugs like methylphenidate & Guanfacine.  You’d like to treat ADHD naturally? Read about William (age 10) and how we enabled him to come off methylphenidate, recover from ADHD & see improvements in his autism too.

Some of the side effects William developed when he began to take methylphenidate were anxiety and severe depressive episodes leading to suicidal thoughts. His behaviour was easier but he was desperately unhappy. He was suffering with painful, extreme ticks, strong impulsivity and self loathing. His mum was afraid for him and sought out homeopathy as an answer.

ADHD: Recovery After Methylphenidate Side Effects

William hated seeing doctors & consultants. When he first came to me (Nov 2015) he was strongly reluctant. He is also high functioning and I think he thought me a bear of little brains! I was able to observe him, but mostly I listened to his mum recount his story and answer my questions. Otherwise I didn’t demand anything from him. I work with many children with anxiety, trauma & behavioural problems and my usual approach is to work with a parent until the child comes forward in their own time & way. The parent and/or child have the alternative to skype consult, and I don’t make a requirement for the child to be present.
I selected a homeopathic remedy for William, which had profound results. The painful ticks, anxiety and suicidal feelings decreased rapidly. Gradually William’s ADHD symptoms improved and it was possible to begin to reduce the methylphenidate. Then the improvements enabled a trial coming off medication. During this stage his symptoms appeared to increase as the suppressive medication was stopped & his body adjusted. I’d told him to expect this and he would see this improve soon.  When he came to me in June 2016, he walked in with a bag of presents and was chatty and happy. His ADHD consultant had signed him off altogether!

William’s treatment took 1 homeopathic remedy (tare hisp), in 2 different potencies (30c and 200c) and was completed in 7 months.
What’s more, William’s mum has written to me on a number of occasions about other improvements she is still seeing. He is beginning to be able to do things he was unable to do before, due to improvements in empathy & self control. The most pleasing improvement she mentioned is in his ability to relate to his father and his brother. Family life and life for William is greatly improving in so many ways.   He has a really bright future ahead of him.

When ADD is not Attention Deficit Disorder.

 

When is an Attention Deficit Disorder, not an Attention Deficit Disorder …

Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosis is forever growing in schools.
And we are medicating children to fit them to a system that is inadequate.
The United Kingdom performs 22nd out of 24 western countries on literacy.
Home educated children outperform their schooled peers by an average 36% points2
even when their education entails no formal lessons!


When is an Attention Deficit Disorder, not an Attention Deficit Disorder ...


This joke comes to mind when I think on this subject:

“When’s a door not a door?  When it’s ajar” 

For many children (and adults), sitting still to learn from paperwork is neither interesting nor meaningful.
It is as related to learning as the door appears to be to the jar!
The link between the door and the jar is semantic and abstract.
We see its logic but the child see its logic about as much as he might see the logic in the paperwork education.

The learning context in which ADD is a problem may, in a vast number of cases, be the problem itself, being an anathema to learning for many children.


LAURA GRACE WELDON spells it out poignantly in telling the story of her son.

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How to be sure your child has Attention Deficit Disorder

A definite factor that differentiates a clinical disorder from a misalignment of learning style and learning context is whether a child can apply attention to subjects and activities that interest them. If your child is able to focus on their favourite computer game, they are able to direct their attention.

However, it is a spectrum.  They may not be able to direct their attention well enough to focus on chores and tasks like getting dressed when asked or without getting distracted.  At this point it is a matter of degree and of judgment.

Even in severe cases, AND ESPECIALLY IN SEVERE CASES, medication can only compound the problem and is attended by worrisome side effects that no parent will willingly chose for their child. Suppression is frequently seen to lead to deeper problems with mental and physical health.

 

Treat Attention Deficit Disorder, permanently, without side effects …

Homeopathy, on the other hand, is WITHOUT SIDE EFFECTS.

When specifically tailored to the individual, it is rapidly successful in enabling the body to restore balance in mental processes.
These imbalanced mental processes are governed predominantly by hormonal imbalance, and environmental and food sensitivities.

These imbalances are eliminated in the process of holistic homeopathic treatment.

If your child has a level of Attention Deficit that makes it difficult for them to direct their attention, and the problem is not merely a mismatched learning style and learning context, homeopathy can help resolve the situation and enable them to continue with their development.

 


Unhampered development is key.  Don’t wait.

There is a way forward with Attention Deficit Disorder.

It is one that doesn’t involve suppression, drowsiness or constipation.

It doesn’t involve sacrificing your child’s sparkle for better grades.

It is one that doesn’t wear off after time, needing ever increasing doses.

And it is one that can remove the ADD label and restore the child to health.

If it is a learning context problem, consider home educating!


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ADD and ADHD Resources:

http://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/difference-between-add-and-adhd#Overview1

http://www.childmind.org/en/posts/articles/2012-2-7-side-effects-adhd-medication


 

More posts from Sally Lloyd Homeopathy:

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