[ExI] Evidence-based medicine lacks solid supporting evidence
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 23:12:05 UTC 2015
>From Adrian: Our bodies were designed to function in the slightly
radioactive natural world. It is entirely possible - and arguably is being
done in many parts of the world - to overprotect in the drive for zero
radiation, and get an intake below what is healthy.
Is it established that we actually need some radiation? I mean just
because it's been going on forever doesn't mean we need it.
On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 17, 2015 11:07 AM, "Dan" <danust2012 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Something to ease your worries: there seems to be some evidence that
> radiation insults can have beneficial effects. Supposedly, they stress the
> body causing a Herut reaction -- in similar fashion to how eating plants
> does the same.
> In low doses, it must be said.
> Our bodies were designed to function in the slightly radioactive natural
> world. It is entirely possible - and arguably is being done in many parts
> of the world - to overprotect in the drive for zero radiation, and get an
> intake below what is healthy.
> Of course, it is also possible to radically overdose. Ask any
> anti-nuclear activist. So do not blindly increase your dose just for the
> sake of getting enough; that is a good way to overdose and die.
> Read the literature and find what the safe doses are...and maybe eat
> another banana or two, or sleep with someone. (The human nervous system
> naturally produces trace radiation, so just being next to someone all night
> gives you and your partner an increased dose from each other.)
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