Drugs, medicine

impact of the contraceptive pill on women's health

Request: There has been lots of controversy about potential ill effects of the contraceptive pill on women’s health including doubts around breast cancer. It would be important for women to know if contraceptive pills are safe to use in absolute terms.

Bach Flower Essences

Priority request: I have found it very helpful in "taking off the edge" of the mechanism of letting go or processing out lower consciousness in general. Is there a significant healing level in consciousness of these Bach Flower Remedies?

dying with palliative care

Priority request: eases pain and suffering in dying patients and is considered merciful. I'm wondering how this compares, spiritually speaking, to dying consciously/choosing to face pain and death without medication.

marijuana's effect on the chakras

Marijuana temporarily aligns the psyche with various motivations, many of which may be unfamiliar or not innate to the individual, thereby providing potential insight upon higher consciousness. However, it is not a substitute for actual spiritual work.

medicinal nicotine

there is a growing body of evidence that nicotine actually relieves some symptoms of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, and appears to help those with severe depression focus -- today.duke.edu


Request: 7 in TvF. Maybe an AD [calibration] might be more appropriate?

broken heart syndrome (medical)

Emotional stressors include bereavement, divorce, or the loss of a job. Reviews suggest that of patients diagnosed with the condition, about 70–80% recently experienced a major stressor, including 41–50% with a physical stressor and 26–30% with an emotional stressor -- wikipedia


Request: Active ingredient is curcumin which is stated to have anti-inflammatory properties with possible mood-boosting effects.

organ donation

Common transplantations include kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, bones, bone marrow, skin, and corneas. Some organs and tissues can be donated by living donors... but most donations occur after the donor has died -- wikipedia

sacred tobacco (rapé)

From the Amazon, gaining popularity around Europe. With so many spiritual seekers using this and calling it 'medicine', I'm curious about its LoC ?

big pharma

Request: just wondering how integrous the pharmaceutical industry is.

"mental health treatment that works" (vitamin protocol)

Doctors report that mental health problems including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, anti-social and learning disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorders often have a common cause: insufficient nutrients in the brain.

cupping therapy

a form of alternative medicine in which a local suction is created on the skin with the application of heated cups... proponents of cupping falsely claim that it can remove unspecified toxins from the body -- wikipedia (Priority request)

German New Medicine (by Ryke Geerd Hamer)

Priority request. Hamer claimed that his method was a "Germanic" alternative to mainstream clinical medicine, which he claimed is part of a Jewish conspiracy to decimate non-Jews -- wikipedia

botox (substance)

The medicine in Botox injections is made from the same toxin that causes a type of food poisoning called botulism. But the forms of purified botulinum toxin used by licensed health care providers meet medical control standards -- mayoclinic