I went to the website and I am very interested but I dont know what to think Is it for real I am going to ask my neuro about mycroplasma and the blood test I get back to you after seeing her on march20 pat
Of course you have to check it out. Your doctor will either not know about it or tell you it is hogwash. All doctors know is to sit back and cash up on our not knowing what is wrong with us! How many times have you heard the sentence "It is all in your head" ? What I have read in the Mycoplasma article, I had seen before but in regards to HIV/AIDS. I was astonished that it was linked to so many neurological disorders. It does make sense.
My local pharmacist mutters constantly... "I need sick people... business is slow!" Similarly why would doctors want you to believe in mycoplasma? Why do you have to go to the doctor so many times before he "kind of" tells you what might be wrong. We go to the doctor time and time again for the same complaint and come up confused without any treatment and without knowing exactly what is wrong? Why?...because he is in the business of illness. You have no illness = He has no business!
Long ago, I had a friend doctor and when I told him that I thought doctors needed further studies because they can never diagnose you properly or treat you completely, he said that it is bad business to fully treat a person. You only "half-treat" so that the person comes back again and again!
When you see your neurologist Patricia discuss the treatment (as listed in the article) with Doxycyclin as well. You never know.
I went to bed last night feeling calm and happy that I found the Mycoplasma article. Imagine... treatment with Doxicyclin long enough for the cells to recover their normal function... No wonder my brother is feeling better with his IV antibiotics.
I could feel it in my bones... I know that the body has the ability to regenerate.. We are able to grow a liver, skin... why wouldn't our cells regenerate?
I just re-read your post. Since you are seeing your Neuro on March 20, why not post the article to her with a note that you would like to discuss it when you see her? That way she will not be put on the spot or embarrassed if she doesn't know about this.
Hi Anna.. I assume that the client pays the doctor in Australia by what you say in your posts. I know in the US most people don't have universal health care so it can be advantageous to keep you coming back. Here in Ontario there is a waiting period of at least a year in most communities to get a new General Practitioner. Most of our guys have to beat patients off with a stick so there is no need to keep you coming back. They also get paid a set rate by the Government and are not allowed to charge more. Specialists can take up to 6 months or more to get an appointment unless it is an emergency. An MRI for something not serious can take up to a year.
It's not the best system admittedly but I think it cuts abuse of the patient and the system by the doctors.
Here the situation is deplorable. We have clinics here too where you don't have to pay for a visit but then you have to be on government benefits, unemployed, etc... to have access to those.
My GP charges a fee of AUD69.00 of which the government (Medicare) reimburses me $29.00 so I am still out of pocket $40.00 for a 10-minute consultation. If I stay over the 10 minutes and beyond 15 minutes, then I am charged $95.00 the visit....
In Australia if you are a private patient (meaning a paying patient), you do not have to wait. You can have MRIs, X-Rays, etc.. immediately. Similarly if you have private Health insurance -which costs approx. $2,600.00 a year for a single person for top cover- you do not have to wait for an operation. Everything is done privately. Private doctor, private surgeon, private hospital. You can on the other hand go to a public hospital as a private patient if your surgeon's affiliation is only to that hospital.
Even in private hospitals where you pay over $500 a night sometimes, they hurry you to go as they need your bed for someone else... you would think you are in a restaurant where the owner has overbooked !
You understand now why so many people seek alternative medicine. You are not ripped off and it is beneficial as it treats the whole person rather than symptoms and best of all, whatever ailed you doesn't come back!