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How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

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Published: 1997
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,959 / 302 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.2
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 5,685 6520

native health care.

Naturally, my first stop was a local general practitioner/MD. He gave me his usual half-hour get-acquainted checkout and opined that there almost certainly was nothing wrong with me. I suspect I had the good fortune to encounter an honest doctor, because he also said if it were my wish he could send me around for numerous tests but most likely these would not reveal anything either. More than likely, all that was wrong was that I was approaching 40; with the onset of middle age I would naturally have more aches and pains. 'Take some aspirin and get used to it,' was his advice. 'It'll only get worse.'

Not satisfied with his dismal prognosis I asked an energetic old guy I knew named Paul, an '80-something homesteader who was renowned for his organic garden and his good health. Paul referred me to his doctor, Isabelle Moser, who at that time was running the Great Oaks School of Health, a residential and out-patient spa nearby at Creswell, Oregon.

Dr. Moser had very different methods

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 3 reviews: *****

A must read. Even if one doesnt intend to go on the fast, it is definitely interesting and convincing du to the facts and easy to understand for those of us who are not in the health care profession. Couldnt put it down.


the best worth what every person wishes to protect is his health. In my search to internet still today ,i have not acquire this type of e book that makes me to be self helped.
thank you Dr.Isabella


A MUST READ from cover to cover. Great book helped me and is still helping me a lot to live a better life and to encourage my dear ones to observe certain health tips.

Thank you Dr. Isabelle



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