Who owns diseases?
July 24, 2018
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—All right, look, here’s what we’ll do. We’ll take a few general symptoms like fatigue, fever, and swelling, and we’ll invent one new disease label that covers them. We’ll say this is a specific new disease and we’re looking for the cause. Of course, there is no single cause because this isn’t a single disease. It’s a vague generality. But since we control the disease label, the name, we can convince everyone that this is a specific and real disease. It’s a total con, but we can sell it—
Over the years, my readers have seen how I attack disease labels and disorder labels; how I expose them as fictions.
Let me show you an example of the disease label game. The citation is: Blackman, JA. MD, MPH; Gurka, MJ, PhD, “Developmental and Behavioral Comorbidities of Asthma in Children”, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 28(2):92-99, April 2007:
“Children with asthma have higher rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; diagnoses of depression, behavioral disorders, learning disabilities; and missed school days (all p < .0001). The more severe the asthma is, the higher the rates are of these problems.”
Let’s start with asthma. We know that many cases of lung-airway obstruction are called asthma. Try to find a single known cause for asthma. You can’t. The many instances of airway obstruction can have many different causes (e.g., allergies to different environmental substances). Therefore, “asthma” has never been proved to be one unique condition.
In the citation above, the researchers state that asthma in children is associated with higher rates of ADHD, depression, behavioral and learning disorders. But these conditions, too, don’t have a single proven cause. Try to find one.
Go to the DSM, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and look for a lab test that would confirm a diagnosis of any of these conditions (ADHD, depression, etc.)—you won’t find one. No blood test, no urine test, no brain scan, no genetic assay.
What are we looking at here? We’re looking at attempts to define, label, and own disorders and diseases which have never been proven to be singular and specific.
While treating, say, asthma with a drug might bring relief (along with adverse effects), long-term treatment that gets to the root cause and creates a cure—well, that’s never going to happen unless the unique individual with the problem is addressed—rather than invoking generalities.
Modern medicine floats disease labels that are generalities, as if they were specific. Often, they’re not.
Here’s the rule: IF YOU CAN’T FIND A SINGLE CAUSE OF A DISEASE CONDITION, YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO CALL IT A SPECIFIC DISEASE CONDITION IN THE FIRST PLACE.
IT MAY WELL BE A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT CONDITIONS COMING FROM A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT CAUSES.
FOR LONG-TERM RESULTS, WORK WITH THE INDIVIDUAL PATIENT, NOT THE GROUP.
“Children with asthma tend to have higher rates of depression.” The first condition—asthma—for which a single cause has not been found, leads to the higher rate of a second condition—depression—for which a single cause has not been found.
Of what possible use is such gibberish? It’s useful in marketing and selling gigantic amounts of drugs.
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3 thoughts on “Who owns diseases?”
‘Children with Asthma’ was my late son Joseph –
He played the clarinet in the primary school orchestra.
He as an avid reader.
Well spoken / articulate.
Climber up the roof of Lee Street primary School & walked the peak at 7 years old / agile.
Attentive in class.
He was good at art.
He had lots of friends.
He could swim & ride a bike.
He had a good appetite.
He slept well.
He almost died on me several times = sever Asthma attacks.
He was absent from school regularly.
He was a good student.
We lived at 14 O’Grady St, across the road from the school, I walked out the front & there they were, on the roof.
THE BOYZ IN THE HOOD RUN THE JOINT.
In Victoria, persons with disabilities are denied transport.
I think it is safe to assume that this is also the truth nationwide.
Billions of Australian TAXPAYER DOLLARS are spent each year to provide transport for persons with disabilities.
* If you do not qualify for a Disability Pension …. you do not have access to disability transport.
To qualify for a Disability Pension in Australia you need to have only one functioning limb attached to your body – so sever is the criteria.
* If you are not eligible for a Half Price Taxi Card …. you do not have access to disability transport.
Here a GP needs to fill in your application form & report you as severely disabled to qualify & even then, it is most likely that your application will be rejected.
ALBEIT THERE ARE ABLE BODIED PERSONS HOLDING LEGITIMATE half price taxi cards – a result of corruption no doubt – lucky them I say.
* Local Councils provide a transport service for the elderly with disabilities from 9am pick up to 4pm shut down.
So your healthcare appointment needs to be at 10 am or later & last pick up hading home is at 3pm or earlier.
This is somewhat limiting.
And there is a lot of waiting around inbetween to be picked up.
The Local councils do the best they can with the limited resources they have.
Serviced Provided By Charitable Organisations are non functional – THEY PRETEND TO PROVIDE A SERVICE ONLY – they are most likely TAX EVASION set ups not looking to spend any real money for services – HEY !!
In Victoria alone, there are tens of thousands of people with disabilities that are not eligible for disability transport for themselves & their wheelchair or mobility scooter.
WHY IS THIS HAPPENING ??
I am happy to pay FULL PRICE to be picked up to attend an appointment & to be returned home again.
And STILL & YET I am denied the freedom to ring for a TAXI that can transport me & my wheelchair or mobility scooter to any destination I need to attend – AND PAY FOR THAT RIDE.
THIS IS RIDICULOUS …
I have no transport for me & my wheelchair or mobility scooter.
WHY NOT !!
IN GODS NAME WHY NOT !!
BECAUSE THE BOYZ IN THE HOOD ARE RUNNING THE SHOW.
But if a disabled person is willing to pay their way / pay for their transport – why not let them.
It will create more jobs & generate more money into the Australian Economy.
The Australian Government has privatised EVERYTHING IT CAN.
So why are they controlling the TAXI SERVICES.
Throughout Australia there are a several million persons that cannot leave their tiny area of wheelchair & mobility scooter access. At least 1/4 of these people are not destitute & … like me … just want to make it to my appointment & back.
HAPPY TO PAY THEIR WAY IN LIFE.