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Best advice you'll get in my personal opinion.....
Go alternative NOW!
It's cheaper and healthier, stop eating chemical foods, using chemical toiletries.
Go back to basics, listen to your heart and soul... What should you be eating, remember how your folks and grand folks used to eat and cook,.
I know many friends that have had health issues and went alternative treatments and changed their diets and returned to full health.
10,000 years of acupuncture v 100 years of chemical pills...
:) I'm not here to upset or hurt or fight with anyone, I have given my own personal opinion and stand by that... From my own personal experience I can comfortably say that by changing my diet drastically and getting rid of microwave over I reversed some scary lumps, I won't say the C word, after all C is only a fungus, it only takes over when the immune system is failing, chemical ridden food and stress caused the failure in immune system.
There I've said it :))
Do the research ... don't take my word for it.
Look up alternative treatments for bipolar, what have you got to lose?? :)
With sincere love
J x
 

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Best advice you'll get in my personal opinion.....
Go alternative NOW!
It's cheaper and healthier, stop eating chemical foods, using chemical toiletries.
Go back to basics, listen to your heart and soul... What should you be eating, remember how your folks and grand folks used to eat and cook,.
I know many friends that have had health issues and went alternative treatments and changed their diets and returned to full health.
10,000 years of acupuncture v 100 years of chemical pills...
:) I'm not here to upset or hurt or fight with anyone, I have given my own personal opinion and stand by that... From my own personal experience I can comfortably say that by changing my diet drastically and getting rid of microwave over I reversed some scary lumps, I won't say the C word, after all C is only a fungus, it only takes over when the immune system is failing, chemical ridden food and stress caused the failure in immune system.
There I've said it :))
Do the research ... don't take my word for it.
Look up alternative treatments for bipolar, what have you got to lose?? :)
With sincere love
J x
You have nothing to lose, that is true.
But there is no conclusive evidence that these holistic/alternative therapies work. Our grandparents died younger often because of lack of medical care.
These alternative remedies certainly didn't work on me!! I still have a condition that is slowly beginning to clear after seeking medical advice.
And as you say, it's your opinion, just that.:) Your 'heart and soul' aren't qualified to determine medical matters - they certainly won't perform complicated operations for you - and it's your brain that shoukld guide you in matters of health.

However....I do believe that your mental/emotional state has a great influence on your health. I also believe that modern science is 'true' only until it is proved not to be. I also think that a strong belief can alter your physical condition either way, for better or worse. I also believe that medicine is as much an art as a science.

Incidentally, cancer is more than a 'fungus'. Many cancers are lifestyle in origin, nothing to do initially at least with the failure of the immune system. I would agree with you in so far as many illnesses could be avoided through sensible diet, lesser dependence on alcohol and caffeine and non-smoking...and of course frequent exercise. But cancers can't be made to vanish by applying alternative remedies. Would that it were possible...

You've given your opinion, I've given mine!!:) The OP can ponder our two viewpoints.

I do wonder why people who believe in these alternative remedies feel the need to evangelise, though...:)

Back to the OP's question: if you decide to use a private provider, Helicopteros Sanitarios is very reliable, in our experience.
 
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You said..... "I also believe that modern science is 'true' only until it is proved not to be"

I say... I think the fact that 1 in 3 are getting cancer now says it all!! :) your choice, you stick with it.

:) enjoy .. Nite x
 

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You said..... "I also believe that modern science is 'true' only until it is proved not to be"

I say... I think the fact that 1 in 3 are getting cancer now says it all!! :) your choice, you stick with it.

:) enjoy .. Nite x
While I agree with what you say and I certainly believe that our modern diet (processed food, chemicals, preservatives, flavours, even quantities...) is responsible for many serious illnesses (and that our pharmaceutical industry is profiteering from this), I dont believe that it can be solely attributed to mental health issues such as bipolar! The OP needs the correct, professional advice and help. Diet is something that can be used to fine tune or experiment with in addition

Jo xxx
 
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I daren't even mention toxic mercury in fillings, fluoride in the water and Prozac and many other ssri's,
 

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I daren't even mention toxic mercury in fillings, fluoride in the water and Prozac and many other ssri's,

Statins are my "bugbear" LOL However, , maybe start another thread, cos it is something I agree with you on, but I guess its taking this thread off topic!

Jo xxxx
 
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Actually just a quickly Jo, do you know if they're fluoridating the water in costa del sol? I havnt been able to find out. Cheers joe x
 

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Actually just a quickly Jo, do you know if they're fluoridating the water in costa del sol? I havnt been able to find out. Cheers joe x

I dont know for sure, but I would suspect not since its not the norm to drink tap water - well us "foreigners" dont as a rule. We either buy the bottled stuff or have filters installed - I filter in the UK for that very reason!

Jo xxx
 
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I'm gona look in to anyway I think Jo, fluoride can only be removed by reverse osmosis or distillation, sadly the usual work top jug filters can't remove fluoride or chloramine (chloride that's had ammonia mixed with it which makes it worse, can't be filtered easily)

http://www.jdharris.co.uk/expert-advice/distilled-water-myths

This is a great link to learn about distilled water and how it's not bad to drink.

Slowly but surely state by state fluoride is getting withdrawn in the united states :)

That statement alone should tell people it's not working, it's not right and dont drink it!! Lol

I hear in the uk the gov have decided to leave the fluoridation agenda upto individual councils... I wonder how THAT'LL work out?? Lol

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Ps... Have you noticed how they're adding it to bottled waters more and more now??!!
Hmmm
Interesting!

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I'm happy to drink the water in Spain but I always add fresh organic lemon juice to it, havnt had a problem yet :)
Lemons are really good at alkalising the body (sounds odd coz it's acidic) it's one of the best after apples and melons to keep us healthy. They say that tumours (fungus) can't grow in an alkali state :))

Right, im getting off this thread lol, its not mine!! Lol. X
 

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Whilst I thoroughly agree that healthy life style promotes better health in many cases, the OP's problem was that his wife is bi-polar, my eldest son is bi-polar, and it is a true mental illness which is caused by chemical imbalance and the nerve impulses in the brain. It is very distressing for the sufferer and for the loved ones at times, and they really do need the correct medical care and drugs to stabilise it.
I hope the OP's wife gets the care she needs, and wish her well.
Mental illness can not be seen 'on the outside' like a physical illness, it is effectively, at least the best way I can describe, like a wiring short circuit/tangle in the brain which causes sometimes very distressing symptoms, which an apple a day won't cure. Sufferers are also often highly intelligent, artistic, and loving sensitive people like my son is.
 

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Whilst I thoroughly agree that healthy life style promotes better health in many cases, the OP's problem was that his wife is bi-polar, my eldest son is bi-polar, and it is a true mental illness which is caused by chemical imbalance and the nerve impulses in the brain. It is very distressing for the sufferer and for the loved ones at times, and they really do need the correct medical care and drugs to stabilise it.
I hope the OP's wife gets the care she needs, and wish her well.
Mental illness can not be seen 'on the outside' like a physical illness, it is effectively, at least the best way I can describe, like a wiring short circuit/tangle in the brain which causes sometimes very distressing symptoms, which an apple a day won't cure. Sufferers are also often highly intelligent, artistic, and loving sensitive people like my son is.

I have a good friend who suffers with bipolar - he's a successful GP. so yes, its not an illness that affects intelligence! My father also had a friend who suffered with it (it was called manic depression in those days). This guy was a successful comedian and writer! But it does need to be treated correctly

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People are not getting cancer more often, its been diagnosed more often.

Natural remedies is pure quackery, utter nonsense and a waste of time.

If the OP's wife is on medication for her condition its important that she continues taking it. Its also important that she has clinical support with staff that are fluent English speakers. Mental health nursing has moved on a lot the last couple of decades, thankfully its not just a matter of 'keep taking the tablets' these days. My wife is a senior specialist mental health nurse and these days 'talking therapy' is as vital as taking your meds.
 
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One mans medicine is another mans poison
I'll stick with what works for me (NATURE with its BILLIONS OF YEARS OF HISTORY) and others can go for the electric shock cabal :))

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People are not getting cancer more often, its been diagnosed more often.

Natural remedies is pure quackery, utter nonsense and a waste of time.

If the OP's wife is on medication for her condition its important that she continues taking it. Its also important that she has clinical support with staff that are fluent English speakers. Mental health nursing has moved on a lot the last couple of decades, thankfully its not just a matter of 'keep taking the tablets' these days. My wife is a senior specialist mental health nurse and these days 'talking therapy' is as vital as taking your meds.
I used to work as a nurse practitioner in the NHS and I totally disagree with your first two comments, but I do agree with the third!

:focus:

Jo xxx
 
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The bottom line with me is...
Do you think I said my initial theory in order to cause upset, pain and suffering OR is it possible I SAID IT BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND GENUINE LOVE AND CARE FOR MANKIND
Make up your own minds :))
With love to all, believers and nay sayers xxx
:)
 
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