I moved home in 2013 and registered with a new doctor here in the UK. I was 61 years old at the time. My new doc called me in for a "geriatric assessment" which was such an offensive phrase that I laughed. The doc became somewhat aghast when we completed his examination.

"You are the only person over 60 on my list who takes no medication!" he exclaimed.

I think I was more shocked than he was!

I am now 70. I still do not use pharmaceuticals and, given the recent 2 years, I am unlikely to ever start.

I am firmly convinced that most doctors are ill equipped to deal with our present health issues because none of them are trained to recognise the effects of electro-magnetic radiation.

The atmosphere is saturated with non-ionising radiation since the invention of mobile phones but doctors do not know what effect this has been having and how damaging it is in accumulation.

This, in spite of multiple studies and campaigns, is now the most taboo subject online.

Just mentioning it is enough to give social media platforms the excuse to exclude or cancel us.

I despair that medicine will never catch up with real world problems.

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Absolutely true. And why I got out of my field 10 years ago. It's a business. Doctors go to school like everybody else; it's a series of classrooms and exams taught by the AMA. Any three letter agency is drenched in globalism.

Why do we think they hate chiropractors and holistic medicine? 🤔😡

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The medical blindness is definitely deliberately fostered. The Indian physician Jacob Puliyel, who just won the case in the Supreme Court of India against compulsory vaccination, has been exposing one of the subtle but key aspects of this blindness:

"The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently revised how adverse events after immunization (AEFI) are classified. Only reactions that have previously been acknowledged in epidemiological studies to be caused by the vaccine are classified as a vaccine-product–related-reaction. Deaths observed during post-marketing surveillance are not considered as ‘consistent with causal association with vaccine’, if there was no statistically significant increase in deaths recorded during the small Phase 3 trials that preceded it."

[Source: https://jacob.puliyel.com/paper.php?id=418 ; see also his presentation to NVIC: https://jacob.puliyel.com/paper.php?id=460 ]

The poisoners therefore have a huge incentive to scrub severe adverse events (like Maddie de Garay and no doubt many others) from the phase-3 trials. For in countries following this WHO classification, it'll be almost impossible to label any adverse event as vaccine related.

I don't know whether the US medical profession adopts these WHO guidelines automatically. The WHO seems more to be a body for wrecking medicine and health the third world (though it's now metastasizing worldwide). But US medicine has already been carefully corrupted, so it may not matter.

A friend in the US got Covid-jabbed under duress ("get jabbed or get fired" but was still fired, for not being enthusiastically compliant). She then ogt a whole-body rash for a month. She told her PCP (GP) of her jab reaction, who immediately said, "Oh, that'll be hard to prove," and dropped the subject. And of course, no doctor in the area will write her a medical exemption for the booster now being mandated.

I feel immense rage at the medical profession.

Sure, some holistic doctors are brilliant and fantastic. In my own direct experience, they have included Robert Cathcart MD, rightly famous for vitamin-C therapy but also much other environmental therapies; and Helen and Leonard McEwen in England (who developed the excellent EPD allergy treatment).

But the good that these doctors do is far outweighed by the harm from the rest of the profession. Mostly, as was said about most good laws being repeals of earlier bad laws, the good doctors are just finding ways to solve problems created by the rest of the profession. For example, my extensive allergies were partly due to injury from the smallpox vaccine as a small child.

Thus, if the choice is between the current medical system and no medical system at all, the world would be wise to choose 'none'.

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Thank you for this. I am a nurse that has worked on a med-surg floor for 15 years. I have witnessed the many problems you address. I remember being shocked as a baby nurse at how many prescriptions people take. I have commented on it ever since. I find very few other nurses who agree with me. Many of the same problems you address also exists in nursing. The last 10 years has had the aggressive push of “evidence based” practice. All the critical thinking that was drilled into us in nursing school has been replaced by policies, protocols, and “standards of practice.” Taking care of patients is not easy. I appreciate that it is difficult to asses pharmaceutical harm, stress, narcotic seeking etc, but it is rarely considered that the pharmaceuticals could be the problem. Even worse, patients themselves rarely consider it, in the hospital setting anyway. Most people would rather take a pill than change their lifestyle. We are taught that vaccines and medications and surgeries are modern miracles. We get defensive when questioned. I am guilty of that. Then I ask myself why? People should ask more questions. We are taught to educate patients, then we are irritated when they actually ask questions, especially ones we can’t answer. Nurses also get really irritated and put patients down for refusing treatment or asking questions. It really doesn’t make sense. It really is a vicious awful cycle. My eyes have opened over the years, especially during Covid and I am trying to change the way I see things. Changing the current system is not going to be easy. I don’t know where to start, except with myself. And I have been questioning every for a long time.

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May 6, 2022·edited May 6, 2022

I’m 73 years old. Approximately 1.5 years ago I changed my diet to eliminate carbs and sugars (keto) for weight loss, … and a strange thing happened. Not only did I EASILY lose considerable weight (39 pounds) but my high blood pressure dropped below normal while on blood pressure meds. So I stopped the BP meds and my blood pressure now consistently stays in the normal range around 120/80. And my bpm are lower by about 15 beats per minute.

Oh and this is amazing - I was having severe hypoglycemic episodes (low blood sugar drops) about 3 times a week. My blood sugar would register in the upper 40’s to lower 50’s which is dangerous and I would gobble food to raise it. My whole body would tremble and I would be very weak. After eliminating carbs and sugars from my diet, all that STOPPED IMMEDIATELY. I never had another drop in blood sugar again!!!

I then decided to try ending my years long dependency on antidepressants. I was on Prozac for over 30 years and switched to Duloxetine (Cymbalta) as the Fluoxetine (Prozac) seem to help my depression less and less. After stopping the Duloxetine and continuing my keto diet I discovered I felt NO different with or without this drug. I think if it wasn’t for the current political and medical drama we are subjected to daily that I would be in even better shape mentally/emotionally.

I was also on Livalo (a statin). It was quite expensive and I had to fight my insurance company to help pay for it, as the other statins caused much more muscular pain. I believe Livalo is produced in Japan which probably accounts for some of the added expense. Even the Livalo caused some muscular pain, but to a lesser extent. I decided to stop it as well. My last blood work showed no increase in blood cholesterol than I had when taking any statin. I was hoping for a drop, but I’ll settle for no change.

I think a lot of our problems are caused by the American diet. I feel better, have more energy, and definitely have less medical problems since going keto.

Since the pandemic and all that seems hidden and/or deceptive about the virus and the vax injuries I have lost faith in the medical profession. I am unvaxed btw. I don’t plan to visit a physician or hospital again unless it is along the lines of setting a broken bone or stitching up a wound. And I certainly plan to avoid medication. Now isn’t that a shame so many of us have come to distrust the medical profession, especially the government agencies like the CDC, FDA, NIH, and Big Pharma.

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Very well stated. I’m a midwestern CRNA and practice independently in a small rural town. I see so many cases of poly pharmacy that are nonsensical, patients loaded down with medication lists 2 pages long. It’s amazing. And no mention to them about basic exercise or nutrition. Most of the cases I do are elective, so deciphering their health problems is a huge part of my practice. And what I’m seeing post Covid era is nothing but bizarre. I shake my head every day.

I have a teenage daughter that has been enticed by pursuing a career in healthcare. Any programs that you would recommend for your line of work? I believe we need more like you! Thanks for the great work you do!

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For about the first ten years of my adult life, I was sucked into the psychiatric medication merry-go-round. It's hard to be a critical thinker when you are under the influence of those things combined with actual emotional problems, but one thing I started doing was ranking the psychiatrist's "placebo voice".

Basically, there comes a time during the psychiatric visit where the doctor introduces you to the new medication and makes a pitch for it (in psychiatry this happens a lot). When this happened, I evaluated how good a job they did and what was their technique i.e. a firm and confident voice designed to show their integrity and belief in the pill, the intellectual approach citing studies, the emotional approach talking about the importance of a healthy life, the peer pressure technique of saying so many people are taking them so there must be something good in it, etc.

I'm convinced they receive some sort of training for doing this. I also think that, especially with psychiatrists, it is unethical. The justification is that because the "placebo effect" is so awesome that these manipulative sales techniques are morally justified.

Evaluating the technique is a good thing to do with any type of doctor - learn to spot when they are doing a pharmaceutical pitch and simply evaluate how good they did. You can still take the drug, but just note the doctor's presentation and method of making the sales pitch.

On an emotional level, this reduces your association of the concerned doctor's face and voice with the pill, and this allows you to better make an independent judgement of it.

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Another very interesting read.

I wish you were my doctor in all seriousness.

My doctor is a box ticker. And although the occasional glimpse of intelligence is shared. She mostly gives very orthodox answers and otherwise just does as I ask. As in. I go in and say something like... "I think I have tonsillitis, I have pustules on my tonsils, a sore throat and mild fever. I feel run down but I also have CFS/M.E so that is expected. Can I please have some antibiotics"

She then fills in the paperwork, has a quick look and sends me on my way with a script.

Am I angry. No. Not really. I got what I wanted and I got it quickly.

But as an army medic I could never do that or get away with that.

I would have to check all vitals. Take a reasonably thorough history. What did you eat recently? Could it be from trauma or fish bone? Could it be another infectious illness like infectious mono?

If there was a glimpse of doubt on the horizon always ask the doctor.

When I first became unwell with CFS/ME around 7 or 8 years ago. This same process was very difficult.

"I am tired and anxious"

Oh yeah, here take these antidepressants.

Next visit.

"I am still tired and anxious, but it comes and goes and the difference between when it is there or not there is significant"

Ok I'll take some bloods.

Next visit

"I am still tired and anxious, it is still coming and going but I think there is a pattern related to what I eat or drink or if I exercise"

Hmmm nothing in your bloods, are you still taking the antidepressants? Maybe you need to rest more. I'll take more bloods.

And so on and so on.

I basically had to figure CFS/M.E out myself. Propose the idea. Test the idea. Debate the idea. And after a few more visits. The idea was eventually accepted.

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May 5, 2022·edited May 5, 2022

One only needs to research in depth statins to see how bad the medical/healthcare/pharmaceutical industry including governmental agencies have become. Add in the moving of goalposts by "expert" agencies/organizations, such as the "optimal" ranges for cholesterol, blood pressure, bone density, etc. and you see full-blown deception and fraud. JMHO

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Nov 16, 2022Liked by A Midwestern Doctor

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Hence, regardless of how you dice it, diagnosing pharmaceutical injuries is a tricky subject. Situations like these are best resolved by large, randomized trials to assess for harms, but since those cost money that can normally only come from drug companies, they never emerge. Thus, when I as a physician attempt to seek out the best available evidence to dictate my practice of medicine, I am often forced to rely upon my own and colleague’s anecdotal observations, something conventionally considered to be the worst form of medical evidence.


My suggestion is that we the people finance the trials. We are paying them anyway. But better up-front and objectively controlled than misdirected for financial (or other) gain.

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I love your posts. I already believe/feel that your posts have helped me enormously.

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May 30, 2022Liked by A Midwestern Doctor

Incredible article. Thank you.

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I’m a physician (surgeon and SICU)who has become disillusioned by the system. I’ve initiated an early retirement, but I still like helping people. Any advice?

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May 5, 2022·edited May 5, 2022

What about Tylenol/Paracetamol? It has been on the market for 72 years, but only since the recent pandemic people become aware that the use of this OTC drug depletes glutathione, increasing the risk of severe illness. I know my mother in law took a lot of it when she caught the covid. She ended up in the ICU where she was put on high-flow oxygen and got close to liver failure and death.


"[Gluthatione] also plays an important role in cancer development (Ballatori et al., 2009), and melanoma outcomes appear to be influenced by paracetamol intake (Køstner et al., 2015)."


Who knows how many people died from Tylenol, could be millions.

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You remember me of my father. He was a wonderful doctor, he end up practicing in the poorest area possible because “at least here they will not bother that I really take care of my patients “. He was a brilliant neuro-psychiatrist (immediately after II world war it was not divided into two). But working inside a mental hospital, he started to make his own research on the toxicity of the medicines, the use of electroshock and so on.

They made his life a hell until he gave up and become a “medico condotto” in the poorest countryside.

When I came to know about the takeover of the western medicine by the Rockefellers I understood easily why it is so against changing and recognizing mistakes and so on.

It has been a easy game for the Rockefellers.

You bribe the big boys. And they will fix the situation in an unshakable way. They will go against any genuine change in behalf of the patients.

And generations after generations this misbehavior will become normal and more and more powerful.

The “protocols” are quite useful for dehumanizing the whole thing.

It’s the protocol, not the patients.

My father fought against it so hard, especially in the 70s. He lost of course. And he started to worry about me, what will happen when “I will not be there for you and this new generations of doctors will not be able to take care of you”.

Thank you for being a real doctor, fighting for a human medicine 🙏🙏🙏

You make me think of him ❤️

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A thought provoking view into the world of being a physician.

Lots to see here:

Just a few minutes to diagnose a problem.

A menu of available choices, based on a decision tree of personal experience, the medical literature, and the political climate, and the local and national regulators and licencing boards.

Pressure to provide a solution, easy to pick from those provided by the pharma companies, including the "free" samples. "Here, try this, let me know if it works for you..."

All, more or less ok, until covid arrives, and early treatment is suppressed.

That was a wakeup.

The side effects of the vaccine have compounded and re emphasized the systemic problems.

Thanks for posting this, it provides some insight.

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