Symptoms: The Clues Couldn't Be Clearer!
Symptoms are your first clue that something is going wrong with your body. Having symptoms does not necessarily mean, however, that disease has begun. With the presence of any symptom, it is important to always look toward the “internal environment” (where your cells live). When you do, it is likely you will see some cell, tissue, or organ system that is under a considerable amount of stress. The stress may be mechanical, chemical, or emotional; the source doesn’t matter. What matters is that the cell is unable to perform its functions properly because the stress is either too strong to overcome, or has been present for too long. The end result is that the cell either doesn’t have adequate nutrition to overcome the problem, or it has accumulated too much cellular waste and is now unable to function normally due to the added burden.
In other words, its environment is unable to support normal function, and it is now making you sick.
The rest of the cells (or organ systems of your body) will come to the aid of other struggling organ systems in an attempt to maintain and normalize that “internal environment”, even to the point of some of them dying off. Your body might have to destroy some cells along the way to obtain nutrients like sugar or protein, but it will do this only as it is required.
Only when your body can no longer maintain the internal environment will disease become obvious and test findings begin coming back positive.
Disease is often a slow process that begins with small alternations in normal body chemistry or function, so small they often go undetected. If not corrected (through dietary changes) then the body will compensate biochemically to correct its internal environment, and these initial symptoms may disappear. However, as the body becomes unable to compensate, it will be forced to alter other functions in order to obtain the nutrients it needs. This will begin to produce new symptoms. If not corrected, this process will eventually produce changes to your physical structure and tissues. These changes are called pathology and will produce clear physical signs.
In the healing arts today, there tend to be two widely divergent methods of restoring health. First, the medical or drug therapy approach, which dictates the response of the body by taking control of its biochemistry. Second, the holistic approach, which attempts to supply the necessary nutrients needed by the body to heal itself.
Not satisfied that you are getting all the answers you need regarding your health and even more frustrated with treatment being suggested? Perhaps the time is now to look for answers from a different source and a new approach.