The medical uses of silver include its use as an antiseptic, a disinfectant, and an alternative medicine product known as colloidal silver. The silver ion (Ag+) is bioactive and in sufficient concentration readily kills bacteria in vitro. Silver also kills bacteria in external wounds in living tissue, and physicians therefore use wound dressings containing silver sulfadiazine (Ag-SD) or silver nano-materials to treat external infections.] Wound dressings containing silver are increasing in importance due to the recent increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. The disinfectant properties of silver are used in medical applications, such as u
I've learned a lot over the years as a massage therapist in Fargo, ND and would like to share my findings with you! All the entries in this section are either my life experiences, the experiences of others, or ideas that I believe to be true. Some of the health ideas and suggestions may work for some people but not for others. I AM NOT A DOCTOR OR A MEDICAL PERSON so I cannot diagnose, only give suggestions from my personal experience, which you may or may not find beneficial. It is my hope that if you try any of my Health Ideas that you and your family may lead a healthier life!
"Unless we put medical freedom into the constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship. To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privilege to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science. All such laws are un-American and despotic and have no place in a republic. The Constitution of this republic should make special privilege for medical freedom as well as religious freedom."
-by Benjamin Rush, MD, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and physician to George Washington