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If you cannot readily get medical treatment, consider Alternative Med such as vitamin D

Questions to ask yourself about surgery and drugs

Can I get the surgery soon?
Can I afford the medical treatment ?
Am I young enough to have the surgery?
Am I healthy enough for the surgery?
Do I have access to a medical facility?
Can I tolerate the drugs prescribed?
   If you answered yes to ALL of the above, then do get the standard surgery/drug, but consider augmenting with Alternative Medicine

If you answered no to any of the above, then consider Alternative Medical options, such as

Get a high level of vitamin D (as supplements or lots of time in the sun)
Take supplements appropriate for the medical problem
Lose weight
Eat better
Reduce stress
Use medical tourism (typically 1/3 but can be as low as 1/10 the cost in the US)
Physical Therapy, Feldenkrais, Yoga
Acupuncture
Hypnosis, NLP
Whole Body Vibration (reduce falls)
Use an air cleaner (improve breathing)
Use Low Level Laser Therapy reduce lymph build-up etc.

I (Henry Lahore) have tried and used many alternative medical options, such as the ones above.
Only vitamin D has provided me, and many others, with powerful and quick treatment for a wide variety of problems
Others also believe that vitamin D is great

Having lots of vitamin D

  • reduces many chronic pains
  • allows the body the heal itself of some diseases
  • reduces the progress of some diseases
  • apparently increases many different “growth factors”, which help in healing

How much is a high level of vitamin D?

Minimum of 40 nanograms, preferably 50 nanograms and perhaps > 80 nanograms.

How to go about getting lots of vitamin D (under medical supervision if you can afford it)

  1. Make sure you are not allergic to vitamin D
    take perhaps a single 1,000 IU dose and watch for an allergic reaction in the next few days
  2. Take a loading dose of vitamin D to get your vitamin D level high as soon as possible
    Example: 20,000 IU vitamin D3 daily for a month (consider 40,000 daily if obese)

Cofactors– to increase the effectiveness of the vitamin D and balance the body
For some people the body becomes unbalanced if vitamin D is increased and cofactors such as Magnesium are not increased at the same time.

Risk Summary – approximate

1 in 10,000 people get too much vitamin D: >150 ng Toxic
1 in 50 people: vitamin D level did not get high enough
1 in 20 people: imbalance by not taking cofactors

ToDo yet for this webpage

will have links to/ or graphics showing
Vitamin D benefits vs ng
Chart showing experts recommended vitamin D levels: range 30 to 100 nanogram
Vitamin D Intervention overview (with many examples for 10,000 to 20,000 IU daily
Cost effectiveness & blog about vitamin D before surgery
Vitamin D Council recommends taking 50,000 IU a day for several days before any surgery
Use of Calcium in urine test ($1) to check for excessive vitamin

Vitamin D testing typically not needed, but with 9 (rare) diseases it is – April 2012

How this web page came to exist May 2012

This idea started from my noticing the 6-12 month waits Canadians have for surgery.
I thought that some Canadians should trying getting lots of vitamin D to relieve pain while waiting and perhaps get some treatment.
Ken, my 99 year-old father-in-law, thought that I should extend the concept to those who are too old to get surgery.
Then I considered the half of the world who cannot afford medical treatment.
Then . . then . .then . . . this web page

Canadians wait many weeks: first see the doctor, then more weeks to see the specialist

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Percentage of people having to wait more than 6 days - many countries

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Vitamin D might eliminate the pain and occasionally eliminate the need for the medical treatment

400,000 IU of vitamin D reduced adult pain and improved quality of life – March 2014

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