Sustainable Medicine: Whistle-Blowing on 21st-Century Medical Practice (Paperback)
Dr. Sarah Myhill's honest voice is a beacon of light and hope . . . she] empowers the patient by offering a thoughtful road map . . . that ultimately leads to health and vitality.--Dr. Nasha Winters, coauthor of The Metabolic Approach to Cancer
Sustainable Medicine is based on the premise that twenty-first century Western medicine--driven by vested interests--is failing to address the root causes of disease. Symptom-suppressing medication and "polypharmacy" have resulted in an escalation of disease and a system of so-called "health care," which more closely resembles "disease care."
In this essential book, Dr. Sarah Myhill aims to empower people to heal themselves by addressing the underlying causes of their illness. She presents a logical progression from identifying symptoms, to understanding the underlying mechanisms, to relevant interventions and tests and tools with which to tackle the root causes. As Myhill writes, "It's all about asking the question 'why?'"
Sustainable Medicine covers a wide range of symptoms including:
- Inflammation (infection, allergy, autoimmunity)
- Toxic symptoms
- Deficiency symptoms
- Hormonal symptoms
Dr. Myhill also includes a toolbox of treatments for specific illnesses and ailments, as well as a general approach to avoiding and treating all disease. Finally, she offers a series of case histories to show how people have successfully taken control of their health and healed even in the face of the most discouraging symptoms--all without the harmful interventions of 21st century Western medicine.
Dr. Myhill] offers readers . . . . the tools to understand their symptoms and the mechanisms at play that give rise to them, so that 'health care consumers' can instead be empowered agents of their own well-being.--Tom Cowan, author of Human Heart, Cosmic Heart