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A Philosophy of Healing

Vibrant Health is an ongoing journey, requiring deep awareness of one’s mental, emotional, physical and spiritual walk through life. The body has the innate capacity to create, regenerate and heal itself. It proved it over millions and millions of years as it developed from the simplest, one-cell-organism form of life to the complexity of the human body of today. And it goes through this process again and again as it develops from 2 cells the size of this dot ”.” into a community of 50-75 trillion cells that we call the human body, over a period of 9 months, during the pregnancy.

Biological systems are in continuous movement and designed to self-regulate, self-correct and live interdependently with all other forms of life, pending they are provided with the optimal tools to do so. Recent industrial progress has considerably altered our basic needs for healthy living: air, water, food, ways of life, community. Degenerative dis-eases including autoimmune disorders and cancers are rampant and more and more “new illnesses” are surfacing almost daily.

We do not simply one day wake up with a dis-ease. Life affects us. For every effect (symptom/disease) there is a cause. Unhealthy (dis-ease promoting) habits during our lifetime corroborated with genetically transmitted weakened terrains create the premises for a decreased function, which eventually lead to a chemical imbalance and subsequently anatomical changes that will express themselves as signs and symptoms. The common tendency today is to ignore the little signals our body is sending us and annihilate them with some quick, over-the-counter symptom-relief medication and keep going as if nothing is wrong. Let me ask you this simple question: If the oil level in your engine drops below the “low level” and the “low oil light” flashes in your dashboard, what do you do? Do you cut the connecting wire and keep driving like nothing happened or are you going to address and correct the original cause, which is adding more oil? Isn't it funny that we take the appropriate action with our cars, but we choose to ignore ourselves? Nature (immune system, homeostasis) will always attempt to shift the balance towards Health/Ease and away from dis-ease, but it will be successful only if we respect a few basic natural laws, that are sine qua non (mandatory) for optimal health:

Eliminate those habits that made you sick in the first place and replace them with health promoting ones.

* Give your body the nutrition it needs to maintain and sustain itself.

* Detoxify (cleanse) the 4 major elimination systems of the body: liver, kidney, bowel and skin on a regular basis.

* Remove all mental, emotional, physical and spiritual traumatic patterns that are accumulated and imprinted in the body throughout your lifetime.

It takes a lifestyle change to do that. And it takes a fully committed person that is willing to be an active participant in the healing process and take full responsibility (ownership) of their life and journey towards well being.

Our body is a community, a village or tribe of 50-75 trillion cells living together interdependently, in continuous loving, respectful interaction and interrelation. There is no function in the human body that is not also represented in the cell. Therefore, in order to understand ease and dis-ease at the macroscopic level (human body); we need to study the microscopic level (cell), the unit of structure and function of the human body.

Complex patho-physiologic mechanisms of dis-ease and injury can actually be reduced at cellular level to 3 basic pathways:

* Starvation
* Accumulation of Toxicity
* Accumulation of Stress

Or simply put, there is something that is supposed to be in the cells but is missing and/or there is something in the cells that is not supposed to be there.

"The cell is immortal. It is merely the fluid in which it floats that degenerates. Renew this fluid at regular intervals, give the cells what they require for nutrition, and as far as we know, the pulsation of life can go on forever.
Dr. Alexis Carrell - Nobel Prize Winner

A proper function ensures a proper structure and vice versa. Healthy cells make healthy organs, healthy organs make healthy systems and healthy systems make a healthy body.

Chronic conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer etc.) develop as toxic accumulations, layers upon layers, over a long period of time. Natural ways of healing usually go the reverse way by eliminating the last (most recent) layers first and making their way to the "bottom of the pile", a process that is time consuming also. Hering’s Law states that the healing process occurs first from inside to the exterior, second from the most vital to the least vital organ system and third in reverse order from how the symptoms appeared. There is no wonder pill in nature that will make you get totally well overnight. The opportunity one is faced with is to travel the sometimes sinuous path to unveil the real cause of dis (un) ease, instead of reaching for the “quick, drive thru” fix that brings with itself a greater toll down the road.

“The person who takes medicine must recover twice; once from the disease and once from the drug”
Sir William Osler, MD, co-founder of Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine, father of Internal Medicine.

Every seed contains within the picture of the whole tree with roots, trunk, branches, leaves, flowers and fruits. It takes proper soil, sun, wind, water, fire, time and divine grace to manifest it into reality. And so is the healing journey, it takes time, patience, understanding, daily practice, commitment, consistency, integrity, trust and joy.

We are totally committed to assist anyone who is ready to achieve their highest possible potential and fully, whole-heartedly be a co-creator in the journey.

Tomorrow brings what you believe in and do today.

As a physician I am merely a helper, a facilitator, someone who studies and understands Nature in order to assist It in It’s divine work. For more information please visit www.doctortudor.com or contact me at 805-633-4624 or drtudor@doctortudor.com.