March 6, 2016

Can you teach your body to heal without medicine?

"But the idea is not widely accepted. Reducing drug doses isn't attractive to drug companies, but a wider problem is that for most doctors and scientists, the concept of treatments with no pharmaceutical component just makes no sense."

Marette Flies was 11 when her immune system turned against her. A cheerful student from Minneapolis, she had curly brown hair and a pale, moon-shaped face, and she loved playing trumpet. But in 1983, she was diagnosed with lupus, a condition in which the immune system destroys the body's healthy tissues. Read more.

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