The Arthritis Fund
"Early statistics kept by referral physicians demonstrated
that 80% of those who follow our (Arthritis Fund) recommendations got well
they hadnt been treated by traditional methods (which) drops our successes to 50%,
which is considerably greater than the "improvement" rate of about 33% obtained
through traditional treatments. Incidently, that 33% "improvement" rate claimed
by establishment treatments is just about equal to the placebo effect."---di Fabio
author of Arthritis: Little Known Treatments.
The Many Layers to Wellness by Perry A. Chapdelaine, Sr.
The Arthritis Fund, aka The Rheumatoid Disease Foundation, 5106 Old
Harding Rd, Franklin, TN 37064. 615 646 1030
Contact for list of doctors.
UK: Dr Hugh Cox, Sozo Clinic, 14 Ayleswater,
watermead, Buckingham Rd, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 3FB
Arthritis and Rheumatism Alternatives
- Cure the patient, and loose the revenue stream.
- Treat the symptoms, and the patient will pay you for the rest of his life.
Is that what you are finding? Is your doctor talking about pain management as arthritis
treatment, and nothing else? Then it is time you looked further! It is YOUR
responsibility to make sure you are dealing with a doctor who looks for causes,
not merely relieves the pain symptoms. There are many good doctors out there, you just
have to keep looking till you find one. And when you do, pass the word around!
"Rheumatoid Arthritis" is not one single disease, but a catch-all diagnosis
for many different causes, over 190 known different diseases, and probably more. Many are
curable! But will Your doctor try to find out which of those 190 diseases you really have?
Or take the easy and profitable way out by simply prescribing pain killers and
anti-inflammatory drugs for the rest of your life?
I hope you check every one of these options. You never know which one will lead You to
YOUR cure. When the doctors say it can't be cured, it means the multi-billion dollar
pharmo-medical industry does not see enough profit in investing in a Permanent Cure -- But
you do! When they used heavy legal mu$cle to force the former tenant of this web nook out
over a dubious name similarity, a tenant who spoke of CURES, not profitable pain relief;
we used our constitutional right to Freedom of Speech and put up these pointers to good
information to help You.
Don't get stuck on pain killers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and mind numbing drugs to
deal with pain! Stop the destruction, end the expense, and let your body heal by curing
With so many pointers here, why not bookmark this page now so you can
find it again, and don't forget to tell your friends about it. Or better yet, e-mail them
a copy! Just fill in the E-Mail Routing Slip at the bottom.
And yes, I HAD arthritis. After years limping around on a cane and
being advised this was permanent, it ended a week after I started rotating my diet. My
cause was leaky gut syndrome, caused in turn by Candida Albecans. That may or may not help
you; there are many other causes, and many other cures. So my advice to
you is: Keep Looking! There ARE real and often permanent
Causes, Treatments, and Cures
And a list of doctors and Mailing Lists at
- Try our Arthritis Chat
Page. Post questions and comments for others. Our Auto-Ref mini search engine will suggest
other pages that may interest you.
- Books and Nutritional Supplements are available at Doc C's Nutrition Store,
- The book "The Arthritis Breakthrough", by Scammell, www.rheumatic.org, details MIRA therapy, a University
tested PERMANENT CURE for many forms of arthritis, psoriasis, and associated
problems which are caused by mycoplasmas and mycobacteria. Worth checking out AFTER you've
read the rest of this page. Remember, there are MANY causes, not just one!
- Keep a Foods, Feelings and
Faculties Diary and review it at least every week or two to see what triggers
your conditions. Many arthritic symptoms are triggered by allergies. Exposures cause
antioxidant levels to fall, causing antibodies to become activated, and attack joint
tissue. Dairy and beef products are common causes of this phenomenon. See: "How the
Immune System Works, and Fails, in Allergies", http://www.mall-net.com/mcs/immune.html
- Food Rotation: Many forms of arthritis seem to benefit from Immune System relief obtained by a rotating diet plan. (It cured my
arthritis; but you may have a different cause for your arthritis. Remember,
"arthritis" is a catch-all diagnosis.) This is particularly effective if one has
Candida Albecans or other yeast / fungus infections which can cause Leaky Gut Syndrome. Sugar makes this
worse! (See BBC: Why Sugar Kills.)
- Foods: Arthritis tends to occur in developed countries where animal products, including
dairy products, are eaten in larger quantities. Dr. McDougall (of "The McDougall
Diet" fame) writes about low/no animal product diets, referencing other studies. McDougall - Arthritis
Improvement is very often seen in a few days to a few weeks. This is certainly an
inexpensive thing to try for a week or two before starting all the expensive immune system
suppressing drugs and pain killers!
http://www.drmcdougall.com/science/arthritis.html Also, the elimination of animal products
may substantially reduce the risk of some forms of Alzheimers-type problems caused by
transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (aka BSE, Mad Cow Disease, etc. mcs/madcow, www.Mad-cow.org); as well as providing substantial
reduction in cholesterol levels.
- CMO, cerasomal-cis-9-cetylmyristoleate, is a controversial new chemical
treatment for some types of arthritis. CMO, while
not as useful for food allergy related forms of arthritis, may still be worth looking
into. Since the mechanism by which CMO works are not as well understood at present, and
since this is a beef tallow product, some caution may be advised. A few weeks of simple
food rotation is cheaper and less risky, but it is easier and would seem to have less risk
of Candida involvement than the above antibiotic approach. You should get tested for Lyme
disease (below) anyway, because that can produce other long term problems as well.
Remember: cure the cause, not the symptoms! That means you need to try to find out what
the cause is before going off trying things at random. But if no one can tell you what the
cause is... well, you can't succeed if you don't try!
- Candida Albecans is often a major problem, either as a direct cause, or
as a contributing factor to Arthritis symptoms. Could you have Candida / Yeast problems?
Try Dr. Crook's Candida
Quiz. There are many Anti-Fungal
foods and treatments, but to improve one's chances, one needs All the Pieces.
- Low Body Temperature, Wilson's Syndrome is another common problem. The
body looses up to 20% of the efficiency of key enzymatic processes for every degree F
below normal body temperature. (40% per degree C!) This reduces the body's ability to
repair and regenerate itself. An average body temperature of below 98.2 is considered
significant. Effects can range from mild moodiness to cognitive deficits in the short run,
as well as problems ranging from arthritic degeneration through scleroderma in the long
- Dietary Sweeteners, we won't name names, have been known to cause many
side effects ranging from arthritis to vision disturbances.
- Phosphates, often from drinking soda pop, are known to interfere with
the absorption of calcium and thus promote arthritis and osteoporosis.
- Magnesium has long been known to aid arthritis sufferers.
- Vitamin C. Dosage related to Arthritis and other diseases is detailed
in Dr. Cathcart's famous article on Titrating (determining vitamin C
- Glucosamine Sulphate has also been reported of benefit, as has Magnesium
These, and many other nutritional supplements, may by found in Doc C's Nutrition Store
http://www.DocC.com Chondroitin, although often
recommended, is less well absorbed that Glucosamine Sulphate.
- See also Green Foods Diet http://www.health-today.net/arthritis.htm
- Many of the other Effects on the Mind, from lethargy to depression,
from disorganization to inappropriate behavior can be caused by related biochemical
imbalances as well as spinal joint problems.
- Some say that infected teeth or bad root canals can cause long term immune problems
which may lead to some forms of arthritis. See "The Root Canal Cover-up" by
George E. Meinig, D.D.S, F.A.C.D. ISBN 0-945196-19-9. Bion Publishing, 323 E. Matilija
Street, #110-151, Ojai, California, 93023
- Others lay part of the blame on mercury amalgam dental fillings. Some find their removal
helps considerably, others find little difference. See Dr. Hal. A. Huggins, "It's All
in Your Head -- The link between Mercury Amalgams and Illness", ISBN 0-89529-550-4
- On-line alternative therapies book stores:
Are you a physician who treats Arthritis and related immune
system problems via nutrition wherever possible? Contact us, you may qualify for a free
link, membership in the orthomolecular mailing list, and a free page, either here or at Orthomed.com. E-mail Webmaster@mall-net.com and tell us about your
What about your doctor? Were you treated well? Has your condition
improved? Enter her or his name and phone number on the Arthritis Doctor Chat Page.
Tell us why you like him or her. And tell her or him about this page!
For general arthritis chat about treatments and conditions, see Arthritis Chat Page.
There are several mailing lists for immune system problems:
We discuss immune system disorders such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Chemical
Sensitivity, Lupus, Candida, Asthma, etc. It is a support group for people with the
conditions and those who know and work with them. All are welcome (no advertising on the
list!!!). You must be subscribed (or aliased) in order to post.
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity / Chemical Injury
MCS-CI is a support based list for people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and
Chemical Injuries. It is a high volume list (digest available).. with discussions on MCS..
auto-immune dsyfunction, sick schools, sick hospitals, organic foods, and everything
pertaining to the emergence of MCS as a recognized illness, it's treatments, and
A private list for physicians and biochemists only. Far too confusing for the average
person, their motto is: "We learn more by sharing our puzzlement than by keeping
quiet." If you qualify, contact webmaster@mall-Net.com
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