The lady has considerably improved during the month, in the course of which she received the medicines mentioned and the treatment of Miss Scarlett, but I do not feel satisfied that everything has been done that can possibly be done. Therefore I appeal to the numerous readers of this magazine for their advice and assistance, which will be received with the utmost gratitude.
On going to his basket I saw a distracting sight; the poor we beastie was lying there practically unconscious, barely breathing, saliva was dribbling from his mouth, his body felt almost icy cold, even though he was bedded in a warm room; the skin was dry and harsh, the nose cold and dry, and very pale; no, or very little, pulse could be felt.
That saves trouble. But diabetes, and every other disease, is curable only if the prescriber enquires carefully into all the symptoms and into the causation of the disorder, and deals with these factors instead of prescribing mechanically Insulin for all diabetes cases. No two cases of diabetes are alike, and the same applies to every other disease known to medical science.
Abrams genius has enabled us to see this clearly. For if, as he has shown, it is possible to find out what is happening in various parts of the body by examining a little blood or serum, it becomes evident that the whole body is affected by what happens to the part. For example, a drop of blood from a person with a fracture will give an altered reaction for bone and usually a reaction for Symphytum.
Our great regret is that we have spent many hundreds of pounds on trying to buy health, when all that was required was wise diet and simple remedies intelligently applied. Of course, in the hands of an experienced prescriber, sure and quick results are obtained, but even I have experimented with homoeopathic remedies in emergencies with success, not only on myself but on South American peasants whose language I barely understood.
This was the cause of all the family trouble which evidently had never been cured, but crudely suppressed and driven into some corner of his anatomy with injections. This was the cause of all the family trouble. Probably the momentary return of a gleet had caused in his innocent wife an internal inflammation and consequent discharge, with a number of constitutional symptoms, for gonorrhoea is never a local matter.
There would, perhaps, be no objection to the medical professions obtaining a monopoly of treatment if the orthodox treatments were safe and reliable. They are nothing of the kind, and Parliament and the nation will probably once more oppose with scorn and determination the attempts of the great medical trade union to destroy every alternative of treatment by means of a Bill with a cunningly worded and misleading title.
This proves to be a very serious matter to many strong and healthy young men and women. I have known many of them with more or less ruined digestive organs before they were twenty years of age. Many young people in offices, factories, show-rooms and warehouses eat snacks and drink tea more or less at all times of the day. Where they do not it is because the strict rules of the establishment prevent them from doing so.
Unfortunately, there were complications. Mr. T. had had prostatic trouble for ten years. The homoeopathic doctor who lived in the neighbourhood and who called in every day prescribed Hexamine etc. The patient collapsed and died, and I much fear that his end was hastened or caused by the incredible treatment he had received before I was consulted by his daughter.
Statesman of distinction, man of affairs in all countries of the world, East, West, North, South – the healer of separatisms in the ranks of theological kinship, a bringer-in of finance to give mundane power and position to religious establishments, having also breadth of outlook which, regarding Homoeopathy as first, brought in his own person major surgery as its complement.
My complexion is much clearer.” On August 6th he said: “The irritation is almost gone.” In October 19th he told me: “I am leased to say that I am still improving. I think the Thuja pills suited me best.” Later on he called on me, and I not only found that the skin complaint had completely gone, but that he was marvellously improved in general health.
In this case the amelioration commenced immediately after the powders were taken, and as far as I can see the cure can be attributed to them only. This, critical reader, is the way I have wandered in my search after truth as it is in nature; from it I am forced against my will to admit the existence of a something in drugs that becomes operative by trituration.
Nothing could be farther from the truth. Nearly all diphtheria fatalities follow toxic, late or neglected faucial infections. Not all severe cases are late, nor are late cases necessarily severe; it is not rare to see a relatively early case-second or third day-in which membrane continues to spread in spite of huge doses of serum, even given intravenously”.
The terrible difference shown in the death rates of the two schools of medicine must be put down to our Homoeopathic medicines and to our method of selecting same. Dr. Stearns dwells on the ever-changing methods of the orthodox with their palliatives, sedatives, narcotics, fever-breakers, purgatives and alcoholic stimulants, which are one and all thoroughly harmful.
Dr. Hopewell-Ash recommends for sleeplessness “heroic doses of narcotic drugs”. I do not know why unduly large doses are called “heroic”. If there is is any heroism, it is not shown by the doctor, who injures his patient, put by the unfortunate patient who blindly swallows large doses of poisonous drugs, believing that his doctor knows his business.
The drug which melts away fat is likely to produce heart disease; cancer is not being brought to heel by radium, the use of which is exceedingly dangerous, because, while it eliminates cancer locally, it aggravates it fearfully by driving it all over the body; and the stoppage of pain by cutting through the nerves is nothing very wonderful – unfortunately it often leads to blindness in cases of facial neuralgia and to local paralysis.
The intervals between the attacks became shorter, and the pain lingered on for about two days after the worst was over, until, if I had two clear days free from it, I was thankful. It would gradually spread all over the right side, from above the waist to about three inches below the top (ridge) of the pelvis, back and front, and when it was at its worst I could not rest in any position, and at the first moment would go to bed. Only once or twice there were actual stabs of pain, and it was not at all neuralgic, but a dreadful wearing pain, not however amounting to agony.
The first doctor I had as a child was a homoeopath in Dublin, fifty-five years ago, and I have always believed in Homoeopathy, but unfortunately never tried to study it until lately, though I have had Dr. Ruddocks book for the past twelve years, and remember curing myself of pneumonia with Aconite and Bryonia, and of a very bad attack of sciatica with the same remedies taken alternatively every hour for two days.
The fight for reform is never an easy one, and the fight for this reform is perhaps the most difficult that mankind has had to wage, because in this particular reform it is the dumb for which we fight; it is for those who have no voice to raise in their own defence; it is for those who are in our power, and who are absolutely at the mercy of our moral attitude towards their sufferings, and their tortures.