Great article. Glad I stumbled across this blog!!
In the false dilemma post, we raised the issue that in medicine, the treatments of chronic diseases often boil down to medical interventions alone, such as the prolonged use of drugs or surgeries. In addition, we also divulge our preference for treatment options that specifically require behavioural modifications or lifestyle changes.
But then, why go through all these hurdles when some potentially helpful treatments are evidently available? Well, this is a perfectly legitimate objection — one that motivates us to write up this 4-part series justifying our approach.
As it turns out, we have come to realize over the years that the medical false dilemma — which fortunately is being exposed and brought to spotlight by functional medicine practitioners — is merely the tip of the iceberg. The remaining iceberg, which we shall explore extensively throughout this series, is only in the process of slowly emerging bit by bit — some of which have yet to see the light…
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