reply to post by grainofsand
There is a fundamental problem with the medical community as it stands, and that being all of the red tape that is required for new medical
proceedures to get approved. They different from country to country and the western medical community is in a far worse shape than its
Consider this: The average lifespan of a doctor is far shorter than the patients that doctor will treat. This is medical fact, and has been well
documented. New treatments are hard to get approved, and ultimately are often considered fringe elements, especially if they cross some "Moral"
lines, even if they have been shown to work in other countries, and have been duplicated.
Doctor's offices are nothing more these days than a show room for the latest drugs that hit the market. And when money is involved all other
considerations go out the _
If you want more proof, then here it is:
Accupunture, a practice done in China for hundreds of years, was not even considered valid or thought of being practicle until the 1970's in the US.
And it was not until 2009 that the benefits of meditation was released.
Then there is the studies that show promise and viable results that are buried, as it would mean a lose of money for the medical community. They are
not in it to cure people, but to make money by putting a bandaid on. If you think that this is ridiculous, then take a look at the chicken study on
RA. Turned out the cartilage in chickens can help those stricken with RA and make it so those affected with such do not end up with pain or
discomfort from their condition.
Medical science does not look at or consider alternative health unless they can see a profit in it. Hence why there has been no real study of Reiki.
And there are studies out there, though not as a mainstream means of healing, but as a means to assist in the healing process, where studies have been
done, such as The American Cancer Society, have done to show the benefits of having Reiki done as well as the chemo and cancer treatments.