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  • MedsVsTherapy { The cost is high. Their are rival drugs and regimens, so hopefully competition will lead to pressures to drop prices. Also, the status quo up… } – Apr 22, 1:41 PM
  • egstras { 250 years and we’re all toast, eh? How awesome to be the only one with the truth. } – Apr 22, 1:37 PM
  • Jennifer { You may be right. I may have heard neurological disorder and not sporadic ataxia, even though sporadic ataxia is a neurological disorder. In my mind,… } – Apr 22, 1:28 PM
  • Harriet Hall { @Jennifer, The study did NOT conclude that gluten is the leading cause of neurological disorders. It found that “gluten ataxia accounts for up to 41%… } – Apr 22, 1:26 PM
  • Jennifer { “Our finding that gluten ataxia accounts for up to 41% of cases of sporadic idiopathic ataxia makes it the single most common cause of ataxia… } – Apr 22, 1:18 PM
  • Chris { “The Science of Mind is not quackery unless you consider Jesus Christ a quack (and I’m sure some might).” If he did exist, it was… } – Apr 22, 1:17 PM
  • Chris { Do tell us about some things so that we can know your level of understanding: Define “alkaline.” In your own words tell us what “pH”… } – Apr 22, 1:14 PM
  • Chris { Iqbal, answer this direct question: please show that homeopathy works for these two non-self-limiting diseases: syphilis and rabies. Provide actual scientific documentation that it worked… } – Apr 22, 1:11 PM
  • Jennifer { The point I was trying to make by bringing this up was that it is not only celiac and IBS that have people avoiding gluten…. } – Apr 22, 1:05 PM
  • Jennifer { I never claimed it said all neurological disorders are caused by gluten. I said the study concluded that gluten is the leading cause of neurological… } – Apr 22, 12:57 PM
  • Paul { Here where I am from, I saw results on both sides, for using vitamin C in cancer treatment. That means that some of them died… } – Apr 22, 12:52 PM
  • Windriven { “After you’ve heard enough reports from others about how much better they feel since giving up gluten” That’s our stan – if somebody believes it,… } – Apr 22, 12:52 PM
  • Harriet Hall { If it was replicated, that would only confirm that gluten sensitivity “may account for a large number of patients with sporadic idiopathic ataxia.” That is… } – Apr 22, 12:32 PM
  • Iqbal { Harriet Hall ……It is not the symptoms or rashes that are given a name, but the infection and the organism that causes it…. I am… } – Apr 22, 12:30 PM
  • Windriven { I too have been dragged kicking and screaming into support of a single payer system. And I harbor no illusion that it will be a… } – Apr 22, 12:29 PM
  • Harriet Hall { @Jennifer, You said,”My doctor showed me a study that concluded that gluten is the leading cause of neurological disorders.” Thanks for finding the article. That… } – Apr 22, 12:27 PM
  • Alex { To estimate risks of liver cancer today. } – Apr 22, 12:04 PM
  • Matt Steele { I agree that these kinds of publications are trash, but what the heck does any of this have to do with the grocery store that… } – Apr 22, 11:55 AM
  • stanmrak { It’s not inexplicable. After you’ve heard enough reports from others about how much better they feel since giving up gluten and how life-long health issues… } – Apr 22, 11:47 AM
  • Windriven { “What could family member do now to obtain correct diagnosis? Doctor’s records from time of illness are not available.” First thing would be for the… } – Apr 22, 11:43 AM
  • stanmrak { The real cost of eating cheap food is in the medical bills you get later on. The gluten issue doesn’t need to be proven. Just… } – Apr 22, 11:42 AM
  • Interrobang { I’ve spent time in three countries in the last 12 months; I have friends all over the globe; I can communicate nearly instantaneously with people… } – Apr 22, 11:40 AM
  • stanmrak { The same reason that they need pet cemeteries. Ask a dog owner. } – Apr 22, 11:39 AM
  • stanmrak { The gluten study referred to didn’t reach a conclusion for ALL neurological problems… it said that gluten was a leading cause. You really should relax… } – Apr 22, 11:36 AM
  • gerardo { One can argue that all medicine is “quackery”!! We are sold medicines that usually help with symptoms but don’t necessarily cure anything. And Dr’s constantly… } – Apr 22, 11:32 AM
  • Chris { Wow, that is one weird bot comment. } – Apr 22, 11:30 AM
  • gerardo { The Science of Mind is not quackery unless you consider Jesus Christ a quack (and I’m sure some might). He stated, “It is done unto… } – Apr 22, 11:21 AM
  • Newcoaster { There’s probably nothing that can be done if you don’t have access to the original medical records. Also, if this was “many years ago”…or at… } – Apr 22, 11:21 AM
  • Jennifer { I posted it in another reply. However, I don’t know if it’s been replicated. I’m not a doctor or scientist and only follow this stuff… } – Apr 22, 11:12 AM
  • Chris { If we are sadly misinformed, Jojo, then perhaps you can enlighten us on some details about pH. What is “pH”? Can you please define “alkaline”?… } – Apr 22, 10:55 AM
  • Jennifer { http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/content/126/3/685.full Found it in the oxford journal. And no, my doc is not a homeopath. He is a neurologist. } – Apr 22, 10:52 AM
  • LovleAnjel { I did not know gluten was a verb. } – Apr 22, 10:46 AM
  • Alex { One of my family members had hepatitis many years ago but doctors did not identify type of hepatitis. What could family member do now to… } – Apr 22, 10:43 AM
  • LovleAnjel { But organs have all the nutrients! It’s what carnivores eat first in larger prey. That’s just dumb. } – Apr 22, 10:37 AM
  • Nekko { “Nutritional science proves that fasting for extended periods leads to starvation, dehydration, and eventual death. In the absence of calorie intake, the body normally burns… } – Apr 22, 10:24 AM
  • Republicus { The irony there is that if they cut anything from defense, our health care is usually the first thing the generals seem to put up… } – Apr 22, 10:17 AM
  • weing { “Restricting calories slows the metabolism. This is well known. Too bad you don’t know it, and you are supposedly and expert on health.” Oh it’s… } – Apr 22, 9:47 AM
  • simba { And, of course, it’s much more profitable for the big companies to let these ‘doctors’ sell illness for ages to their own personal profit rather… } – Apr 22, 9:36 AM
  • Windriven { His, ahem, grammar and spelling are just symptoms of profound intellectual sloth. Is there any evidence that steroid abuse shrinks the brain as well as… } – Apr 22, 9:35 AM
  • Windriven { “Exercise won’t help much because it doesn’t burn enough calories, and you just eat more. And the most important thing is to restrict calories.” What… } – Apr 22, 9:29 AM
  • Dave { Justsayno, everyone undertands what you’re saying, but you have deliberately misrepresented so much of what Dr Hall has said that it’s hard not to misrepresent… } – Apr 22, 9:28 AM
  • Chris { Have you tried to learn English grammar and spelling? Did you actually read the article? } – Apr 22, 9:24 AM
  • Windriven { A Gish Gallop of ad hominems! How creative. But Dr. Gorski doesn’t need my defense so I will focus on the single non-slanderous assertion you… } – Apr 22, 9:20 AM
  • justsayno { Dieting is known to cause obesity. Unbelievable that you never heard of this. } – Apr 22, 8:46 AM
  • justsayno { Restricting calories slows the metabolism. This is well known. Too bad you don’t know it, and you are supposedly and expert on health. } – Apr 22, 8:45 AM
  • Trish { Have none of you ever licked your finger to unstick a page in a book? If lotion is on your hands, you can gluten yourself…. } – Apr 22, 8:31 AM
  • Windriven { “YOU are a sadly misinformed promoter of Big Pharma-funded “education” and a sell-out to corporate “science.” But will that stop you?” YOU are a sadly… } – Apr 22, 8:15 AM
  • Jojo { David Gorski’s Financial Pharma Ties: What He Didn’t Tell You His motto is “A statement of fact cannot be insolent,” yet the title of his… } – Apr 22, 8:15 AM
  • Windriven { CDC reports prevalence of hep C as 3.2 million in the US. At $80,000 per 12 week course of treatment that works out to just… } – Apr 22, 8:05 AM
  • Oriana { Since 1940, there has been a quiet takeover by the multi-billion-dollar pharmaceutical cabal that now also funds and controls medical “research” and training in the… } – Apr 22, 8:01 AM
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