diagnosis

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    Elevated ESR And HCG Levels Are Strong Predictors Of Impending Cancer Diagnosis

    I am posting this study for two reasons. One of them is to corroborate a statement from Peat on the role of inflammation in cancer and the diagnostic value of "non-specific" (as the medical industry likes to call them) inflammatory biomarkers such as erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)...
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    Psychiatric Diagnoses Are 'worthless', Most Mental Illness Stems From Stress (trauma)

    It is rare to see a study like the one below that does not hold anything back and exposes psychiatry for what it really is - fraud. Well, the exact words used were a "disingenuous categorical system" but words like "worthless" and "meaningless" were also used freely. In summary, psychiatry is a...
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    Almost 20% Of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnoses Wrong; Treated With Dangerous Drugs

    As many forum users may have noticed, there has been a dramatic increase in celebrities announcing they or a loved one have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). The condition affects the central and peripheral nervous system and can lead to profound muscle weakness requiring the use of...
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    Blood Glucose Varies Widely In Healthy People, Can Reach Even Diabetic Levels

    I noticed over the years that many of the people diagnosed with pre-diabetes or diabetes II have received their diagnosis based on a single fasting blood test. The use HbA1C is not as widespread among PCP, despite what mainstream media claims. About half of the cases of newly diagnose...
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    High Norepinephrine Can Be Used To Diagnose Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is one of the "mysterious" spectrum disorders, which baffles doctors. There is no structural abnormality in muscle tissue and as a result many patients are treated as if the condition is a psychiatric one. It is known to be greatly exacerbated by stress, which is a convenient excuse...
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    Endotoxin, Even When Attenuated, Makes People Visibly Sick

    This is a great study for two reasons. First of all, it shows that people are pretty good at judging other people's health and the study makes the recommendation that doctors should incorporate that method (judging people by appearance) into their diagnostic methods as well. Second of all, it...
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    Stress From Cancer Diagnosis Suppresses Immune System And Worsens Outcome

    A recent study posted on the forum found that more than 20% of newly diagnosed cancer patients experience PTSD as a result of the stress associated with the diagnosis. The fact that PTSD is still largely considered a genetically-driven disease has somehow managed to escape question about this...
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    The Diagnostic Rules For Hypothyroidism Are Finally Changing

    This just in: http://press.endocrine.org/doi/full/10. ... .2013-2760 "...There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that the diagnostic criteria for hypothyroidism should be changed. Hypothyroidism has vague symptoms like fatigue and weight gain, and consequently many patients are...
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