Medicine And Dogma

For some people, finding the right acid reflux prescription medications is something that turns out to be very simple, but for others, there may be some trial and error involved. As of 2007, the average MCAT and GPA scores for osteopathic students are 3.4 and 25 respectively, as compared to allopathic schools, who boast of 3.45 and 30. The main difference, however, is that osteopathic medical school tends to value character and personal qualities over academic achievements.

When Western Medicine doesn’t produce a ‘quick fix’ result the answer is: “Sorry, it couldn’t be helped-the surgery was a success, the patient died.” It is interesting to note the AMA reports a dismal success rate-approximately 250,000 people die each year due to misdiagnosis and/or the treatment does little or nothing to improve the person’s health.

In a study reported in the Orthopedic Technology Review, Nov/Dec 2003 by Thomas Gionas MD and Eric Groteke DC, 229 people with major symptoms associated with herniated and degenerated disc disease underwent 20 decompression treatments over a six-week period.

Then again there are other psycho-somatic symptoms from withdrawal like fatigue and headaches, muscle aches, profuse sweating, nausea and vomiting, appetite loss, abdominal pain or diarrhea, insomnia, nightmares, vertigo, clumsiness, vision problems, tremors and twitching, loss of coordination, and tingling sensations.

In other studies, it has been demonstrated that the power of human visualization used in fighting disease has also had some curative impact in isolated cases, though medical practice tends to discount the benefit of such techniques, except in extreme circumstances.