Case Study #141
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"Splinters" Book Review
This is a book written in layman's terms. It's straight-forward, deconstructs the overly complex medical jargon and appeals to common sense...which is probably why it goes over the medical industry's head. And that's kind of the whole point.
Dr. Gerald Smith has been practicing medicine all over the world for over 50 years, and in his book he has outlined numerous case studies of seemingly "miraculous" cures, only he claims that they are anything but. In fact, his cures are almost too simple. His approach is to look for the root cause of each ailment in each individual patient. In contrast to the standard method of care, which treats broad symptoms over root causes, Dr. Smith shows over and over again how acknowledging that every ailment has a root cause (and the body doesn't just randomly attack itself or randomly succumb to germs) is the biggest hurdle that medical practitioners are facing when it comes to helping their patients. At times he goes even further and shows real life examples of doctors having unintentionally done more harm than good, while the true cure was under their noses all along.
This is an eye‑opening book. It challenges the status quo of medical care and backs it up with case after case of simple treatment methods that worked to quickly and "miraculously" cure heart disease, migraines, cancer, infections, chronic pain and so on. Armed with the knowledge that there are other (more) effective treatment methods, patients will be able to have some control over their own health.
Here's hoping the medical industry as a whole will come to understand the role they have played in creating this world of chronic illness, and will then realize the power of simplicity in correcting their errors. Taking a look at Dr. Smith's book would certainly be a start.
Tooth / Foot Connection
As far back as 1953, a medical doctor from East Germany, Reinholdt Voll, made the connection between the teeth and specific body organs and parts. Dr. Voll's research proved that a seemingly insignificant process going on in the body (an interference field—an infection) is capable of producing a disturbance in the energy flow within in the acupuncture meridians creating symptoms distant from the site of the interference. This was the case with Illiana.
Illiana presented with an abscessed tooth, the lower right second molar. The tooth had a temporary filling in for six months in an attempt to allow the pulp or nerve to possibly heal avoiding a root canal procedure. Unfortunately, the pulp became infected and necessitated removal. The tooth was removed using my special post-extraction protocol of using ozone in the extraction site to cleanse the wound, colloidal silver to kill pathogens, and lastly a resorbable sponge (Gelfoam) saturated with tested homeopathic remedies. Applying this protocol insures virtually no or little post-extraction pain or swelling since it is designed to dramatically reduce infections. Of interest was the fact that when Illiana returned two weeks later, she stated that the pain in her feet had reduced by eighty percent. She did not share her feet problem because most people do not associate infected teeth with distant issues.
The Reflexology chart below shows the middle toe of each foot related to the teeth.
Basically Dr. Voll's research showed that acute tooth issues relate to specific sites; however Dr. Voll also discovered that when a dental problem becomes chronic the targeted area can potentially spread anywhere. Infections with accompanying toxins spread through the lymphatic or drainage system and therefore can accumulate in any organ, tissue, or area of the body.
The next time you have an issue with chronic pain that your physician cannot locate the source, you must consider the mouth as the potential source.