Get educated, take personal responsibility! That is what the media, the government and doctors are telling you in 2014. Dr. Tom Schneider is on the forefront of this message after the release of his book, The Physician’s Apology. In his book, Dr. Schneider apologizes because the very word, Doctor comes from the Latin word of the same spelling, which means, ‘to teach’. Unfortunately, when you go to the doctor with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or high blood sugars, the doctor will first offer you a medication and maybe second, suggest you lose weight or eat healthy to support your new diagnosis, but how?
So what is the definition of good health? If you look up the definition of health you will find, free from illness, injury or pain; therefore, healthy simply means, not sick! If doctors are not teaching us how to get healthy, if there is no definition of good health outside of ‘not-sick’, if no one teaches us the early red-flags and warning signs of impending disease, and if we have no idea that we may be near the tipping point of getting sick, then how can we take personal responsibility for our health? Read more »