From Soul to Body

From Soul to Body: Relays of the Mind and Homeopathy

From Soul to Body:
Relays of the Mind and Homeopathy
A Rigorous Treatise forward a New Homeopathic Paradigm

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for translation options specifically requested ~ means of +louise D on Google+.] Contents (w/Page Links) • Preface
1. Alternative Medical Care
2. Summary of Homeopathic Science
3. History of Homeopathy
4. Homeopathy’s Basic Tenets
5. Practicality & Frugality of Homeopathy
6. Addressing Homeopathy Anew
7. Start with Meditation
8. Establishing a Mental Relay
9. Final Thoughts
• Brief Glossary
• Bibliography
• Recommended Reading
• The Flexner Report    Preface The concept to be developed in this dissertation concerns mental relays, relays of the regard to its many abilities, specifically those what one. directly address ones autonomic nervous/glandular/immune systems. In Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition, the third definition (specifically used in this essay) of relay is:“an electromagnetic emblematic legend for remote or automatic control [what one.]
is actuated by variation in stipulations of an electric circuit and [which]
operates in turn other devices (like switches) in the same or a distinct circuit”
In medical history there are numerous, many cases which have more than amply demonstrated the extremely real ability (not just capability) of the thinking principle to rule over matter (i.e., in this covering, ones body). Though many specific suit histories and anecdotal evidence for this “phenomenon” vex physicians (read: allopaths), yet for the most part they have not learned to take in earnest advantage of it (intentionally), as doing with equal rea~n would go against the American Medical Association (AMA) and its historically closed reason to (read: negative agenda against) naturopathic treatments, not to mention homeopathy itself. Mind over matter is not alone a “phenomenon” which cannot have ~ing understood, nor is it an anomaly. It is quite real, and not at all unusual, as many case histories and anecdotal evidences of its surpassingly real action demonstrate.
    It is the opinion itself which can be self-programmed to act while a relay to accomplish goals nigh an healthy physical life. It should have ~ing the intended goal of an homeopathist (with disclosure) to engender the relay power of his/her patients’ minds nigh self healing. The above definition of recruitment can be directly applied with the obey for just such a goal. The reflection is a very practical tool by reason of such action, in this case in the superscription of minimally treating (potentizing) toward that goal. We desire return to address potentizing homeopathy itself ~ the agency of way of mental relays in Chapter 8.
    First we enjoin address past and current issues of homeopathy and sooner or later return to the theme of using the reason to develop a relay for treating sickness conditions. The following background is prominent to the issue, at least in the manner that negative allopathic history hopefully not to be repeated against homeopathy, and as the history of homeopathy for the reader’s advice to better understand this treatise.
    Then we give by ~ address the idea and process of actualizing the relay potential of the mind toward the goal of the kind of is hoped will be a modern, exoteric homeopathic treatment that does abundant more than just minimally treat in quest of results which the patient’s sentiment was not involved in, that existence only the stimulation of the autonomic immune regularity to either take action, or inaction (Borysenko and Rothstein, 1987, p.15) by reason of that matter. What is proposed to this place is a melding of using the intellect to establish a relay with the obviously remarkably therapeutic medical practice of homeopathy about ones autonomic immune defense system. This melding introduces a reinvigorated pathway toward a more efficacious homeopathy heretofore tapped into by only a not many researchers and patients (e.g., Borysenko and Rothstein, 1987, pp. 19-20, etc.) outside of the patient’s mind overtly involved in the deliberate action of establishing mental relays discussed in Chapter 8. Chapter 1: Homeopathy for the re~on that Alternative Medical Care In 1999 alone the united States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved more than 250,000 new drugs for manipulation and distribution in the united States. Adding this to the overall undivided of drugs now available results in to a great extent a staggering number. There are drugs now which purport to treat everything from baldness to bottom fungus, but at what price to the indefatigable? Financial considerations aside, the toll taken attached the bodies of patients who faith the latest pill, cream or lavement and faithfully put it into their mouths, spread it into their skins or throw in it into their bodies can be devastating. If one needs an example, just look at the recent repeal by and class action lawsuit counter to American Family Products®™, the makers of the diet deaden with narcotics combination Phen-Fen®™. Thousands of the many the crowd, searching for the uniquely American custom of the “instant fix,” may bear permanently damaged heart valves through life through them because they trusted a drug on which long-term trials to determine long-range effects had not however been conducted (as is now worn out in pharmaceutical testing laboratories with them having gone from the seven-year experiment period now to a one-year cause period followed by a three-year probationary duration [effectively making guinea pigs of the men during the subsequent “probation”]). Lest single in kind believe this only to be a modern occurrence, one need only review the devastatingly sharp birth defects caused by the aurora sickness drug Thalidomide®™ prescribed in spite of pregnant women in the 1960s. Mistakes, misprints in judgment and oversights in the inexorable pursuit to get the latest “wonder drug” on the market are again common than the average person may interpret or realize is the case.
    Those who convinced the united States, with its Western healing art, has the edge on healing system of knowledge should know that there is an alternative. Homeopathic medicine is experiencing a resurgence in popularity from its ebb early in the 20th hundred to its rebirth in the 1970s, 1980s and into the 1990s and it being so that, indeed, the 21st century as well.
    In regular government to understand alternative medicine (or actual performance it, should that be the goal), one must understand its history and basic tenets. The “rules” may metamorphose slightly, according to which expert single studies, but the effect is the same—a restorative about which one need not wonder whether five, ten or 20 years in the what is yet to be there will be adverse consequences considered in the state of severe as being forced on a quotidian basis to look into the eyes of ones child, born deformed, and know that this could bring forth been prevented. As Yehundi Menuhim, president of the homeopathic organizations in the United Kingdom formerly said, “Homeopathy is one of the inimitable medical approaches which carries no penalties, excepting that benefits.” [F. Cummings and D. Ullman, 1997, p.xvii] Chapter 2: Summary of Homeopathic Science Homeopathy is an accepted medical system which can have ~ing practiced in-home to assist in healing treatment for people with a ample variety of both acute and inveterate health concerns. The term homeopathy is derived from the Greek words homeo (similar) and pathos (suffering from sickness). The theory is based on the fountain of offering ones body a fashion to stimulate its own inner comforting resources through a recognition and reinforcement operation geared to ones adaptive reactions (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.xvii). The to the purpose stimuli include a variety of found, animal, mineral and chemical substances and, at the time used effectively, can work with ones body’s defenses to dignify healing as an effective, inexpensive choice .
    Although fairly gloomy in the united States, homeopathy has gained broad acceptance and popularity in other countries on every side of the world. The practice is based in successi~ the principle of similars meaning that the help should produce the same type of reverse action for which it is applied. Consequently, to negotiate a fever, the cure should non-corporate a diluted dose of the essential nature identified as causing fever when delivered in large doses.
    The customary course of prescribing a single medicine at a single one given time is another tenet of homeopathy. Behind this law is the assumption that, although the persistent may have multiple symptoms, the underlying efficient ~ is an inherent weakness of a system within the body. Therefore, the beyond all others treatment is a prescription of a pith that stimulates the person’s confess immune system.
    In kind to accomplish this first tenet of homeopathic remedial agent, according to a variety of homeopathic practitioners, undivided must first understand that all symptoms, unobservant of how unpleasant they may exist , demonstrate the body’s attempt to revive its natural healthy balance. Instead of seeing these symptoms as something wrong that must be set right, homeopathic practitioners regard them of the same kind with signals that the body is attempting to restore itself. Instead of trying to hinder a fever with temperature suppressants, in the manner that does conventional (allopathic) medicine, an homeopath have a mind give a remedy that will attempt a fever in an healthy one, and thus stimulate the ill corpse to restore itself.
    Second, one homeopath evaluates the totality of the symptoms presented in one holistic manner. Each person experiences a ferment in an individualized manner. Yet ordinary medicine dictates that all fevers are alike. Consequently, resting on mere custom medicine offers a series of temperature suppressive drugs. However, homeopathic practitioners complexion for the one substance that order cause similar symptoms in an healthy person. This person should experience a homogeneous manifestation of fever, such as a unbroken low-grade fever over several days, a excitement which suddenly rises dramatically and that time lowers, a fever that rises in the evenings or rear certain periods of activity, etc.
    Traditional healing art considers “health” to be purely the absence of disease. However, homeopaths witness health in the more holistic habits of seeing such a person being of the cl~s who being emancipated on all levels: physical, emotional and mental. Traditionally, the goal is to yield medicines for the control of complaint. However, these “maintenance” drugs prepare no lasting cure, and the illness returns if the patient stops taking them. Homeopathic medicine, however, has the scope of curing the disease of limiting predicament. Similarly, an homeopathic practitioner strives to administer solely minuscule amounts of a “potentized” physic, many times diluted to gain potency as an homeopathic cure. This, in mixture with the single dose theory stating that unit should not receive multiple administrations, sets the staging for a remedy worth examining. Drugs used in homeopathic drug are formulated by homeopathic pharmacies using some official manual, recognized and accepted ~ means of the FDA, titled Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States. The drugs are completely characteristic, employing such substances as snake rankling, such plants as dandelions, plantains, minerals similar as arsenic trioxide (As2O3 or As4O6) and low table salt (NaCl [Sodium Chloride] or KCl [Potassium Chloride]). These bastard substances are diluted thoroughly and by great attention until only a very minute amount of the substance is left.
    Essentially, homeopathy views corrupting disease as a “disruption” of legitimate body functions that occurs when a microorganism enters the dead ~, multiplies and thrives where it is not normally benefaction (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.15). Where homeopathy and orally transmitted medicine part company is how the microorganisms declare themselves in the body. Homeopathy suggests that the irrelevant bodies will follow the path of in the smallest degree resistance and “settle” in one area where the body is weakest. Therefore, in quiet to make a correct diagnosis, the homeopathic practitioner new wine take into account not only the “cause” of the defilement, but also the resistance of the patient’s defense rule (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.15). Chapter 3: History of Homeopathy Homeopathy owes a great deal of of its basic principles to a German physician named Samuel Hahnemann. A personal healer to German royalty, Hahnemann was a respected chemist who left his successful practice because he felt traditional remedial agent was causing more harm than honorable during that time period. Sideline work translating various medical texts led him to a sudden claim by another doctor that the “harsh and stringent” qualities of a Peruvian tree yelp containing quinine was responsible for its effectiveness (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.3). During tests to ascertain this statement’s accuracy, Hahnemann began hypothesizing in the same proportion that to the real reasons why quinine from the bay worked, eventually leading to a lifelong dedication to the study of homeopathy.
    A term still in use today was coined ~ dint of. Hahnemann during his research: similia similibus curentur (“put to hire likes be cured with likes”) to the degree that a description of how symptoms may have ~ing alleviated with small doses of medicines known to give rise to, in larger quantities, those very identical symptoms (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.4).
    The ordinary wisdom of the time saw symptoms of the same kind with unhealthy reactions to an invasion of the dead ~. As a result, doctors felt that these symptoms should exist controlled. However, Hahnemann’s theory meant that these symptoms demonstrated the body’s confess healing powers and should be augmented in lieu of suppressed. Therefore, rather than trying to cure a fever, homeopathic application is to stimulate the body to thorough the healing process; to suppress the ferment in effect would be to entangle the hands of the soldier doing battle during the good of the body.
    To Hahnemann’s mean, the healer should take the role of a facilitator, pile on the body’s strengths and providing remedial agent only as a catalyst to give entrance to its own healing efforts in canon to achieve a long-lasting, clean cure instead of the temporary antidote often observed as a response to antagonistic, symptom-suppressive therapy.
    In prescription to discover the appropriate medicines to conversion to an act in his practice, Hahnemann conducted “provings,” the giving of unintelligent doses of a substance on a quotidian basis until the subject built up ~y immunity to the substance’s movables: “The dose used is extremely small and is selected according to foregoing knowledge of the toxic properties of the potential medicine” (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.7). To hoax so, he worked out a precise method of diluting medicines to maximize their sanatory powers. This method included introduction of set extract into an heated solution of pure spirit and distilled water and the forcible of the container on an puzzling surface in order to “success” the breach, or enable the release of its hard at work agents (Weil, 1995, p.19). At chief, Hahnemann proved primarily herbs serving for the re~on that staples of the European folk physic tradition as well as other inorganic body and animal-derived substances. Eventually, these provings were collected into a book of selections known as the Materia Medica “bound of medicines,” describing in portray the specific psychological and physiological symptoms instead of each substance (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.7).
    In 1810 Organon of Medicine was published, and is considered to be Hahnemann’s most important work. Included in this work was a list of rules forming the ground of what is known today because experimental pharmacology. [By and large, it is not odd for drug testing to be performed alone on male samples, virtually ignoring differences of gender, even though the vast majority of what have traditionally been known as “staminate illnesses” are now experienced by women. To continually ignore the testing of drugs in successi~ both genders is in direct pollution of Hahnemann’s dictates that “[t]he medicines be bound to be tested on both males and woman, in order also to reveal the alterations of hale condition they produce in the [genderic] sphere” (Weil, 1995, p.15).]
    Generally, from this witticism Hahnemann’s teachings spread by moderate numbers throughout Europe until progressing to the united States in the seasonable 1800s. Only eight years after the arrival of the chief homeopathic physician in the New World, the Hahnemann Medical College opened in 1836 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Just like quickly, his works were translated from their vernacular language into English and one could buy them in the early 1840s. With a rallying of homeopathic believers in the works, a professional organism couldn’t be far behind, and An American Institute of Homeopathy was founded in 1844 (Weil, 1995, p.20).
    Interestingly, homeopathic physicians able a great deal of success in the management of various cholera epidemics which swept the Midwest in the mid-1800s, effectively surpassing traditional medical doctors in cure rates. As a result, the practice became popular and its practitioners moneyed. But trouble was brewing in the configuration of professional polarization by allopathic doctors of the time. They, overmuch, set up professional organizations and succeeded in influencing the transit of legislation in various forms designed to circumscribe the avenues of medical conduct ~ the agency of homeopaths, adding to the already-tense political atmosphere of the period (Weil, 1995, p.20).
    The capital edition of the previously mentioned Organon of Medicine (1810) forged a unaccustomed path in the art of curative. This iconoclastic philosophy of a “new” remedy was strongly and immediately rejected ~ means of the conventional (allopathic) medical community during this time. Hahnemann chose the single man he felt could defend his toil from its detractors, his son, Dr. Frederick Hahnemann. The in the beginning edition of this text was later superseded ~ means of subsequent editions in 1818, 1824, 1829 and 1833. The conclusive, 6th edition was completed shortly control Hahnemann’s death in 1843, mete remained unpublished in German until 1920, largely to have existence ignored as the trend had extensive since gone by the wayside. The earlier born Hahnemann’s credentials presented the contour of a man who had earned the matter due him. Hahnemann, a student of classical philosophy and a master of ancient Greek and Latin, skilled the original works of the of eld Greek naturalists and the Hippocratic Canon. His beloved philosopher/healer was the Grecian, Hippocrates (c. 460 B.C.), the ancestor of clinical medicine, and it was from this inventor that Hahnemann found his inspiration. Hippocrates taught that physis (the power of simpleton healing) was innate to the human character and temperament. This life force (termed in private circles as prana, chi or qi), dynamis (monarch), and considered it to be the head of all vitality:“Hahnemann used his judgment of the Hippocratic Canon to comprehend the nature of the human organization, temperament and predisposition and their kindred to clinic signs and symptoms. The primeval instruction on homeopathic case taking is in favor of the homeopath to record all the betokening momenta of the complete case chronicle, the potential causations and chronic miasms [sic], considered in the state of well as the seven constitutional factors what one. form a basis of constitution and nature. These seven rubrics are general symptoms of the spirit, predisposition and temperament (nature-inheritance) and environmental conditioning consignee (nurture-situation) which mistune the vital impel.” (Little, 1998).
By the close of the 1800s, the science of homeopathy was extensively practiced in the united States with more than 22 schools offering direction in the field, including the New England Female Medical College, the earliest coed medical institution in the united States. It has been estimated that 15% of American physicians practiced more form of homeopathy by this time with other estimates reaching 20%. However, these figures were to send down, along with the popularity of homeopathy, for the cause that of The Flexner Report, a writing published in 1910 that began the domestic arrangements of medical schools in the united States and leaned heavily docile conventional medicine (Eisenberg, et al, 1993). As a resolve, by 1910 only 15 colleges remained; and by the late 1940s, no courses in homeopathy were strained in American institutions.
    By 1922, the American Foundation in opposition to Homeopathy began to teach homeopathy in the manner that a postgraduate course for doctors, menses (now administered by the National Center in the place of Homeopathy) which have continued to this day. The current trend toward a resurgence of homeopathic practices is slowly bringing homeopathy back to a conspicuous place in the united States’ medicinal care system.
    In the ultimate 15 to 20 years, interest in these practices has attained one even greater percentage of the mean proportion American’s attention. According to Eisenberg, et al, “It is estimated that not fa from 3,000 physicians and other hale condition care practitioners currently use homeopathy; and a new survey showed that one percent of the common population, or approximately 2.5 the multitude people, had sought help from one homeopathic doctor in 1990.” (Eisenberg, et al, 1993) Chapter 4: Homeopathy’s Basic Tenets David Little (in a 1998 forward-line publication entitled, Hahnemannian Homeopathy) discusses the basic principles aft the homeopathy phenomenon and why these apparently “common sense” dictates are frequently overlooked by the conventional (read: allopathenogenic) of the healing art community. According to Little (1998), homeopathic tenets are a regulate to comprehension of the “language of nature” and assist the homeopathic practitioner in agreement the body and presenting the most excellent possible solution to its ailments. As a outcome of the principles propounded by Little, “homeopaths own brought this healing art up to fix the ~ of while preserving the essence on what one. it is founded.” Little presents his primitive principles as a starting point in quest of the potential homeopathic practitioner, maintaining that, in which case they offer a base for study and diagnosis, they are not austere enough in nature to stifle the practitioner’s individual reason of the patient’s need:

THE HOMEOPATHIC DECALOGUE

 • Dynamism & the Vitalist’s Paradigm

 • Doctrine of Similars (similia similibus curentur)

 • Proven Remedies

 • The Single Remedy

 • The Minimal Dose

 • The Potentized Remedy

 • Individualized Treatment

 • Doctrine of the Chronic Miasms [sic]

 • The Suppression Syndrome

 • Laws of Natural Cure (Little, 1998)

The homeopathic Materia Medica, according to unfixed experts in the field, is based forward the provings of remedies on hale test subjects with the particulars of the signs and symptoms of these provings on that account being confirmed in clinic trials performed on similar states. When success is achieved and remedies are mould suitable in their clinical trials, confirmations are recorded. The proven premises is then collected in the Materia Medica and Repertorium. In this scheme, an individual homeopath learns the curing actions of his or her potentized remedies without ceasing living human subjects. Only by this ways and ~, according to Little, can the characteristic mental, general and particular symptoms be discovered. Chemical analysis will never be able to communicate the inner essence of a drug as experienced subjectively by an human sentient (Little, 1998).
    Little goes up~ the body to state:“The provings of homeopathic remedies is the volatile core of homeopathic materia medica[e]. On this lowest part, these remedies are tested for clinical corroboration. The tradition of provings and clinical substantiation is a balanced approach to the unravelling of a pure materia medica. Certain materia medica(e) like Allen’s Encyclopedia stress the provings while Hering’s Guiding Symptoms stresses clinical confirmations, no more than all contain the best proven and confirmed symptoms.” (Little, 1998)
    The substantial number of herbs or other substances prescribed ~ the agency of homeopathic practitioners is significantly lower than habitual medical treatment because they do not complexion at each individual disease name or symptom in isolation. Homeopathic practitioners look at the unalloyed constitution as expressed by various elements of the individual through the whole of the symptoms. As each individual represents a choose mind/body complex, any mistunement of the unitary paramount force produces a constitutional syndrome of signs and symptoms. David Little sees this unwonted constitutional state as most similar to “the pure remedy” which is the simillimum that represents the clean spectrum of the disease. The aberration of the constitutional remedy reflects the integrated world of the defensive powers as well for example the unitary nature of the essential force. The single remedy allows the necessary to life force to concentrate its maximum mild power on the essential picture of the complaint rather than dispersing vital energy in reaction to several medicinal influences simultaneously (Little, 1998).
    An homeopathic restoration works by stimulating conditions similar to the ailment state but slightly stronger due to potentization. The main action of the homeopathic remedy is opposed by the secondary healing action of the alive force which leads to the spiritual charge. If a constitution is too rouse, a similar warm remedy in influence will stimulate the opposite reaction of coolness from the unreflecting vital force, bringing the individual docile a balanced state of health.
    Potentization consists of a advance of successive dilution, according to Cummings and Ullman. “Homeopaths obtain found& that generally the additional a substance is potentized, the deeper it acts, the longer it acts, and the fewer enumerate of doses are required in treatment” (Cummings and Ullman, 1997, p.11).
    Although more opinions vary here, the minimal dose is also a basic precept of homeopathy. Throughout timely history, the power of ones life-supporting force was respected and was interfered through as little as possible. Simple remedies were allotted in dull amounts and carefully repeated to minister to the body’s natural healing endowment in its effort to rid the dead ~ of the disease. Hahnemann walked self-same carefully in the footsteps of the old Greek teachings concerning the vital life troop. He, like they, based his operate on the adage, “Do not at all harm.” For this reason, homeopathic practitioners institute with a single test dose and obey the reaction very closely. However, according to Little, frequent homeopaths misunderstand the nature of the minimal dose. Chapter 5: Practicality & Frugality of Homeopathy Recent surveys in the united States set up that most patients receiving homeopathic management seek care for chronic illnesses (Jacobs and Crothers, 1991) and that homeopathic physicians devote twice as much time with their patients, mandate half as many laboratory tests and procedures and order fewer drugs (Jacobs and Crothers, 1991). Because manipulation of chronic illness accounts for a capacious proportion of health care expenditures in the united States, the require to be paid effectiveness of homeopathic medicine should exist investigated by comparing homeopathy with agreed on treatments for specific chronic illnesses so as recurrent childhood ear infections, allergies, arthritis, headaches, degradation and asthma.
    Clinical outcomes should have ~ing measured as well as such factors like utilization of health services, number of missed days of work or school, patient satisfaction and the require to be paid of health care overall. This scrutiny will help to determine whether incorporating homeopathy into the national health care scheme would significantly resolve health care costs.
    Certainly this original has reason to believe that it would. Beyond that, it is hoped that allopathic “care” will be phased to the end completely, because there will no longer be a need for it as some intermediate transition toward homeopathic dominance.
    However, homeopathy alone (being of the kind which it is practiced) is simply not sufficiency, because it fails to address the complementary role an homeopathist’s patient should play, at the very time if it does include that similar patient’s autonomic immune system. Chapter 6: Addressing Homeopathy Anew More than to the end of time it is becoming obvious how vitally of influence it is to understand the mental connection in all things, whether material/etheric (including chemical/electrical treatments), emotional/intellectual (whether self-suggestive and/or soporific) and/or spiritual. This is especially animate concerning homeopathic patients. And homeopathy new wine address this issue eventually or fall upon itself sidelined with inappropriate blinders up~ (if it isn’t already on the sideline). Without the mind of run after, it is quite impossible for human being to have any connection with the material/etheric body to begin with at totality, for patient or doctor.
    And on the same level though it has become generally accepted (allowing not by application) that there is a “thought/body connection,” it has been greatly ignored, a great deal of to the serious disservice of crowd in need concerning their health (just if homeopathy has been usefully useful to some). This has been mainly because of lack of education (separately esoteric education, which allopathy never suit) about the nature of the re~, its abilities and its capabilities.
    With the secure place assumption that it is at smallest generally accepted that there is a actual real connection between mind and corpse, let us move on to a ventilation concerning that very connection and that which must come first, and its practical and illimitably useful implications toward establishing curative mental relays. Chapter 7: Start through Meditation First let’s talk round relieving stress, which is readily accepted like at least one of the demure (if not the most “important”) progenitors of the beat of maladies in the lives of chiefly in “modern” society today. This is to which place meditation must take its place. Most individuals are plagued (to human being degree or another) with their minds constantly running amok by random thoughts and disconnected emotions. So let’s break ground with a very basic definition of close attention that I have found to subsist quite apt:“The process of acquired knowledge how to control the mind/inner man (i.e., to rein it in) and its excitement /thought (taking its territory), to converging-point it, to concentrate and then in the end learning how also to make it proper shut up entirely and listen intently within (for that which this world knows zero of), all in the essential context of interaction with the breath (not direct of, a critical difference), after completely relaxing through a comfortable posture (back straight, superintendent aligned), though remaining perfectly alert, perpetually remembering to discriminate between imagination & very well perception (keeping imagination silent and perceptions shelved according to later), continuing ever deeper & deeper inside of, toward being, knowing and joy exceeding existence entirely.” [©1964-2015 by MayarOwl. http://bloggetry.clear/]
    The lock opener is not only to rein in ones thoughts, end to guide them toward whatever of high standing goal one has in mind (one at a time), in this condition toward establishing a relay for the reflection to work on for specifically addressing ones peculiar, current malady. So, one must adviser their thoughts toward a thematic reverberation between the mind and the etheric (understand: energetic, upper half of ones) dead ~ to establish a therapeutic mental relay. (We’ll get back to the ideal relay process in Chapter 8.)
    The meditation process is certainly not “time coffee.” It takes time and stretch spent in meditation (as defined beyond) to make any real progress, only not without serious commitment to musing and ones purpose for it. More progress be possible to be made than one might imagine through less time and effort, though that time and effort spent must be quality time and endeavor. Each meditation session must begin where the previous one left off, through serious effort made toward moving closer to ones goal. And granting that one falters with one meditation sitting when compared with a previous session, then it must be repeated until progress is made. Perhaps not with equal rea~n obviously, this must include learning to divert completely, as well as learning to restrain in ones thoughts at least to more degree. Without the foregoing accomplished highest, establishing an effective and consistent, therapeutic mental relay will not be in posse.
    For beginners, meditation must be practiced daily for at in the smallest degree 30 to 45 minutes in a session position (hands in lap) in a undeviating-backed chair which may be cushioned notwithstanding comfort if one prefers. Be certainly to wear loose, comfortable clothing and discover a quiet place (no music allowed, meditation is neither entertainment nor entrainment) through no interruptions or distractions allowed against the period of your meditation. (Remember to assuage yourself beforehand.) It is okay to esteem a fan running (or air conditioning theory) on low (if possible) if in that place is any nearby noise (which would necessity to be masked) that would other causes distract and/or annoy.
    Mornings may have ~ing better for most to meditate, taken in the character of long as one has completely awakened ~ and foremost and before ingesting any stimulants (e.g., coffee, etc.). If the same prefers their meditation session to have ~ing in the evening, it must have ~ing over for at least one or brace hours before one would normally be appropriate to sleepy and lie down for the death.
    On a different related note concerning meditation, it is in most cases believed to be the case amidst most New Agers that meditation have power to be practiced in a group; otherwise than that “group meditation” is an oxymoron, since meditation properly is (and can but be) quite a singular pursuit and certainly a highly personal activity. After all, no one else can help oneself learn to repress ones own mind. If you are going to learn to send, you must get behind the wheel yourself.
    Also, don’t lose the remembrance of to exercise at least twice hebdomadal (or more often if possible), on this account that it should always be a constituent of any normal or therapeutic regime. Chapter 8: Establishing a Mental Relay Establishing a intellectual relay is not the same to the degree that conditioning (i.e., behavioral [shaping] psychology). The protuberance involves only one mental relay at a time and is translated very deliberately and without the urgency for (generalized Pavlovian) self-conditioning. The trial might remind one of how “inconsiderable sensing” works, because of it inner reality very specific and focused throughout.
    The creative has to do with a persistent programming themself each time for a specific purpose, so it is very of moment to know what is specifically iniquitous to begin with. That means getting an official diagnosis to work from (you desire control the prognosis). This can be done in addition to whatever unmarried specific treatment is given by ones homeopathist.

Dream Remembrance and Control
    How one learns to remember (and later sway) their dreams has a similarity which can be applied in the mental relay process. One must make oneself physically prompt for when one begins to come to life each day. This is done the death before going to sleep.
    Place a compose and paper in reach from your quiescent position so you can start book immediately as soon as you ~-handed your eyes. Then you must count yourself that you will consciously remember your dreams in the presence of awakening the next morning. It should subsist spoken as the last thing control closing your eyes for sleep. As promptly as you become aware you are near to to awaken and before opening your eyes the nearest morning, begin rehearsing to yourself what you have been dreaming as thoroughly considered in the state of you are able to. And when you feel you have rehearsed enough, single then open your eyes and expanse for your pen and paper. Write being of the cl~s who much as you can as speedily as you can of what you be favored with rehearsed and can remember. As harvested land day goes by, it will gain a bit easier and you power of determination remember more and more. You resolution find dreams quite easy to remember preceding long (about a month or in the same state), even without writing them down to the degree that you did at first.
    Now regulate is another matter, but of move swiftly begins with being able to remember your dreams easily in the beginning. Once that is accomplished you force of ~ be able to move on to make stable control in your dreams to person degree or another. First try to attend your hand (or hands) in stand opposite to of you in the dream express . Next try to see your feet. This inclination help to establish an initial on a ~ of conscious awareness in the conceit state, which is the first goal respecting learning control in (and later of) your dreams.
    Of run after this will also take time and struggle (while you are asleep that is) in adding to your meditation sessions during waking hours, only the rewards won’t just exist in directions other than establishing a therapeutic mental relay for yourself. Keep in design that the purpose for learning to remember and sway your dreams is to be practical to set up a therapeutic intellectual relay eventually.
    The nearest stage of control is learning to repress a dream in the middle and later to teach one you would like that you consider decided to dream before going to be still. At this stage you must go to writing your dreams down, particularly ones you have intentionally interrupted. And of progress you will need to do the identical with the dreams you have indisputable before sleep to dream when you accomplish that.
    This elect set the stage for initiating a therapeutic mental relay to be combined with homeopathic treatment. Before going to be still, make the last thing you utter to yourself have to do by engendering a positive physical response to in ~ degree treatment you are under, specifically addressing the rigid moment you will receive treatment the following time. You must remember also to complete the same thing while you are fast ~, whether in the midst of one ongoing dream or when you contribute yourself consciously aware in sleep while dreamless.
    Just before you acquire the treatment the next day, coalesce your eyes (with your head raised a particle), and gently tap your forehead twice or three times with the prevailing finger of your dominant hand (to “success” the supply) and remember what you said in front of going to sleep and while you were sleeping (at treatment time, nothing is parole). What you say beforehand can exist as simple as, “I elect receive the intended positive results from this manipulation.” Or better, you can speak of the specific treatment you will acquire and the specific result it intends for you.

Reasoning
    The higher than has to do with the autonomic fearful/glandular/immune system, and cannot exist overstated as far as its effectiveness is concerned. Also, initially establishing a committed (and developing) meditation habit is important because you extremity to have at least some restrain over the waking mind before you be able to even begin to address the dormant mind and get any results from the ideal relay process. The sleeping mind have power to then be addressed much more effectively towards therapeutic results from the mental reinforcement you will set in motion.
    Remember it is of moment to interact with your breath during meditation. Until you learn the of the nerves/glandular [electrochemical] language the breath “speaks,” some control exerted over it will not end in any progress toward learning that speech, which must come first. However, for the period of your interaction with the breath, gently, to a high degree gently slow your breath rate a bridle-~ more during each of your musing sessions, while listening to and heeding any autonomic feedback you get from the lungs. This power of choosing help in learning to control the multitude thoughts that normally run amok not so. So, your attention should be without interrupti~ the breath, whether you are solely watching it at first, or later, gently, remarkably gently slowing its rate. In the process of interaction with the breath the speech of words must be left after. One should see why it is of great weight to quiet the mind and its endless torrent of words and their cognate thoughts and emotions. Concentrating on the exhalation helps to accomplish this.
    Learning the autonomic nervy/glandular [electrochemical] system language of the lungs ~ the agency of way of interacting with the rest (while listening for its “feedback”) be able to be directly applied when working by ones autonomic immune system; but, again, one must know what the functionary diagnosis is so that one be possible to establish their own prognosis and their admit results from a specific mental relay one sets up for their autonomic immune regularity.
    So, a ideal relay is very consciously (while on the alert and while asleep) delivered to the autonomic immune theory with deliberateness, while being as bland with oneself as possible, and rooted (read: decided). Working gently with the life is an important part of breathing interaction (instead of unsuccessful, dead-expiration attempts at overt muscular control in other respects [as it is taught by every other meditation “teacher”]).
    The effectiveness of this intellectual relay process cannot be overemphasized, specially if one has established a pacific and relaxed meditative life otherwise to the degree that grounding for it to be launched from. So, ponder that it is necessary for unit to make a purposed, long-denominate (if not life-long) commitment to meditation, and not only to use it in helping to gain about your own positive prognosis. This is for of the process of habituation. If pondering is discontinued and you find yourself confronting another disease condition later in life, the projection will have to be repeated. And time may subsist “of the essence” at that sharp end, too. Hopefully you will gain besides from meditation than results from mental relays, and have your own in other respects reasons to continue in it, separately peacefulness and very much needed redress from daily stresses in life.

Chapter 9: Final Thoughts It is self-same much hoped that homeopathy will take the nearest logical and reasonable mental step above itself. The idea of setting intellectual relays in therapeutic motion is rightful one pathway toward that goal. Other related ideas come to mind in that superintendence, but it suffices here to point of convergence on mental relays specifically for this treatise as at least one example management (based in meditation) of what be able to be done therapeutically for oneself, for ever in conjunction with homeopathic care (and take ~).
    Strictly in operation with the body and leaving the patient’s admit mental participation out to any important, participatory degree is virtually tantamount to joining the heteropathic “political” party (read: the AMA) and their avow methods of antagonistic (lack of) manage over disease, which has never proven its character. There are absolute mountain chains of evidence proving its ultimate worthlessness, which sourness be worked against.
    Homeopathy is a principally worthy candidate in that direction, admitting that and only if it moves across itself to engender its patients’ admit mental participation as well. It would subsist very disappointing if one were to supply that the profession of homeopathy has in ~ degree impetus in the direction of including the participation of the patient’s mind in the therapeutic medical practice and process of homeopathy.
    Otherwise at in the smallest degree some patients’ lives, such as they may have ~ing, will likely continue with unabated accent (whether self-engendered and/or ~ means of way of drug- or food-related stimulants of hypertension) which a patient’s reference to a committee to meditation could relieve, even whether one were not to go respecting establishing therapeutic mental relays addressed in this written instrument, or any other ideation process grounded in reflection for that matter. As is certainly the state with homeopathy, meditation also “carries no penalties,” only benefits ; and should perpetually be put to use by the sufferer in his own participation in his/her own progress toward better physical health and a stronger, added effective and peaceful mental life conducive to him/herself. Meditatively based mental relays be able to be used by patients in connective with homeopathic treatment of any ailment or condition as a vital strange adjunct to homeopathy for themselves. Why suffer patients of homeopathy only be objects of the homeopathic practitioner, at the time that engaging a patient’s own partaking in the medical treatment can exhibit a much greater benefit for the long-suffering when he enriches his life with the mental/emotional benefits (without penal retribution) of meditation and what one can do with it for ones own health.
    As perpetually, exercise must also continue to compete its own part as well in a person’s perpendicular life, including during any therapeutic regime.
    And eventually, what good does a materia medica and repertorium fare for an homeopathist and his practice when his patients’ mental relay capabilities wish much more power to skirt on every side of (or go with) any treatment received? [Borysenko and Rothstein, 1987, pp.15 & 19-20]
    It is not proposed hither that ones materia medica and repertorium should be thrown out with the bath moisten; however, it certainly could be amplified and/or enhanced through meditatively based (patient participation by habitual method of) mental relays as a in earnest important adjunct to homeopathy. It is recommended that homeopathists should engender their patients’ innate capabilities and help them to develop mental relay abilities from one side meditation in the context of their acknowledge personal health maintenance regime.    Brief Glossary
      [emphases added, inaccurate and specific definitions excerpted from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition, 1994, make objection where noted]

allopathy (noun):
    a handling based on producing a condition repugnant to the condition being treated [from The New Webster’s Medical Dictionary, 1991 typography]
dissertation (noun):
    some extended usually written treatment of a subject
esoteric (adjective):
    1b: of or belonging to knowledge that is restricted to a trivial group
exoteric (adjective):
    1a: to the purpose to be imparted to the society
homeopathy (noun):
    (1826) a combination of parts to form a whole of medical practice that treats a distemper especially by the administration of jot down doses of a remedy that would in in a sound condition persons produce symptoms similar to those of the infirmity
meditation (noun):
    The course of learning how to control the re~/soul (i.e., to rein it in) and its feeling/thought (taking its territory), to point of concentration it, to concentrate and then once for all learning how also to make it exactly shut up entirely and listen intently in the reach (for that which this world knows nought of), all in the essential words immediately preceding of interaction with the breath (not mastery of, a critical difference), after completely relaxing by a comfortable posture (back straight, rise aligned), though remaining perfectly alert, everlastingly remembering to discriminate between imagination & faithful perception (keeping imagination silent and perceptions shelved during later), continuing ever deeper & deeper inside, toward being, knowing and joy remote from existence entirely. [©Copyright 1964-2015 by MayarOwl]
naturopathy (noun):
    (1901) a scheme of treatment of disease that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the exercise of natural agents (as air, furnish with ~ and sunshine) and physical means (in the same proportion that manipulation and electrical treatment [Ed. Note: Not including psychiatric shock therapy])
prana (substantive):
    the etheric complement of oxygen (with very different properties) that does not combine with anything and is skilful to be mentally concentrated and directed (mentioned in the thesis as “vital [or life] force” or “dynamis”) [in addition known as qi or chi, not any of which were found in Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language, 2nd College Edition, 1970] – Definition ~ the agency of MayarOwl, ©Copyright 2009-2015
relay (noun):
    3: each electromagnetic device for remote or self-moving control [which] is actuated by discrepancy in conditions of an electric perambulation and [which] operates in turn other devices (because switches) in the same or a different boundary
simillimum (noun):
    1: a(n) homeopathic repair that most fully matches the be classed of symptoms that a patient has (From: Encarta Dictionaries)

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Borysenko, Joan, Ph.D. and Larry Rothstein
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Related Flexner Report Videos touching Laetrile (Vitamin B-17) in English
    Part One & Part Two    The Flexner Report Around the aptitude of the [20th] century there was a ample movement on behalf of the allopaths (doctors who believed in ~y antagonistic biomedical approach to medicine) to discredit other medical approaches, in particular homeopathy. Allopaths had been losing authority and support as doctors, and they were struggling according to a way to gain control of the therapeutic profession. Their answer came in 1910, through the publication of The Flexner Report. This tale ranked medical schools and hospitals into three categories, from the superlatively good to the worst, and gave them reaped ground a letter: A, B and C particularly. Flexner was most impressed with Johns Hopkins. “Flexner’s recommendations were fair. The first-class schools had to be strengthened on the model of Johns Hopkins, and a hardly any from the middle ranks had to exist raised to that high standard; the residue, the great majority of schools, ought to have existence extinguished” (Starr, 1982: p.120). For the allopaths, this was a windfall, because Johns Hopkins was a denomination focused primarily on biomedicine and scrutiny.
    In the following decades, granting that medical schools wanted to be prestigious, they had to reformulate their educational conduct to model that of Hopkins. “The force of Johns Hopkins Medical School name in the new relationships it established. It joined science and research ever more firmly to clinical hospital practice” (Starr, 1982: p.116). Medical education was drastically altered by this relate; the report lay the foundation since training which has just recently (in the after three decades) received major attention and art of criticising.

The full, 364-page PDF of The Flexner Report (1910) have power to be found here:
    http://archive.carnegiefoundation.org/pdfs/elibrary/Carnegie_Flexner_Report.pdf

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