When dealing with disease in the developed countries both practitioners and patients tend to resort to the concept of treatment as a response to ailments and diseases.
Patients approach practitioners with an expectation and request of :
What is wrong with me? and then Give me something (treatment) for my ailment. The practitioner responds by: Giving the patient a label (diagnoses) and then A proposed course of treatments.
Treatments have been effected but no correction has been made at this point. At best the patient has experienced some relief of symptoms but no correction at a causal level has been effected.
A case study may serve as an illustration:
Ms K had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (an auto immune disease) after experiencing her left leg becoming sluggish. The symptom was getting progressively worse and varied in severity from time to time.
The prescribed treatments (therapy) was centered mainly around steroid medicines which resulted in some relief. The patient insisted in finding out what caused the multiple sclerosis. The medical specialists referred vaguely to causes as genetic, viral or stress related.
Ms K became frustrated and turned for help to a non medical practitioner who determined that the cause(s) was a combination of leptin overload (from elevated insulin), mercury influence from dental amalgams and some nutrient deficiencies.
After a dietary correction, amalgam removal and nutritional supplements, the symptoms duly subsided and the patient declared herself healed.
All diseases have a cause. Treating the symptoms is therapy. Removing the cause is correction.
When addressing disease it is valuable to distinguish whether on is performing therapy or correcting causes.
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