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Harvey Diamond an Online Interview
Living Without Pain
From the best selling co-author of Fit For Life, Harvey Diamond
If you were strolling along the beach and happened to kick an oId bottle from which out popped an honest-to-goodness Genie who told you that you had but a few short moments to ask for any two wishes to be granted in your life; what would they be? Wouldn't it be health and wealth? Aren't those the two 'biggies" that most people desire in their life? To have lots and lots of money and to be healthy enough to enjoy it? Truth be told, what good would a lot of money be if you were too sick to enjoy it? The fact is that health, as the old saying goes, is your greatest wealth. Surely you've heard people say things like, "When you have your health, you have everything." We all wish to live a life free of pain, ill health, and disease, which just goes without saying. But how many of us actually have the good fortune of doing so? When one looks at the actual statistics of who is living life in uninterrupted, pain-free good health and who is not, the numbers show that those who have some sort of regularly occurring health complaint far outweigh those who do not, and by a huge margin.
Guess what the number one health complaint in the U.S. is by far? It accounts for more doctors' visits than anything else and nothing else even comes close. More money is spent on this one health problem than anything else. Give up? It’s pain, or what has come to be referred to as either the “silent epidemic” or the “hidden epidemic”. And referring to it as an epidemic is no exaggeration I can assure you. That is because the number of people who have to deal with pain on a regular basis in their life is absolutely staggering. When you examine the statistics associated with pain it is glaringly obvious that despite all of the often reported advances made in healthcare,. pain is increasingly becoming more common, not less so. The numbers are so striking it's difficult to even grasp the full measure of the problem. Literally hundreds of millions of people are in pain and for many of them it is constant pain every day without letup.
For many of these sufferers, their chronic pain is so severe and debilitating, they feel they can't function as normal people and sometimes it is so bad they actually want to die! They've said this. Huge numbers of people believe that pain is simply a part of getting older; that pain is something you simply have to learn to live with. What about you, what's your belief system about pain? Are you one of those who have bought into the inevitability of pain? Are you convinced that because it's so prevalent it's just a matter of time before something starts to hurt? That certainly as time goes by something has to start to hurt? Or are you one of those who are already in pain and have simply resigned yourself to it?
Having studied this subject intensely for over 35 years I am convinced beyond any possible doubt that being hounded by pain with increasing frequency and severity as time goes by is not part of life’s grand scheme. Notwithstanding the striking number of people who do have to contend with pain on a regular basis, living pain free is the normal and natural condition of the human body and is what the living body itself strives for with unwavering resolve; and there is a way to support your body's efforts and help it keep pain at bay. Unrelenting pain day in and day out is completely abnormal, unnatural, and entirely unnecessary and it doesn't matter how old you are.
Everything to be found regarding how to combat pain revolves around pain management; dealing with, coping with, or in some way learning how to live with pain. Every bit of supposed progress deals with some new and improved means of treatment. That is because with many very debilitating problems, the medical community declares that "there is no known cause." There is not a word to be found regarding how one might go about removing the cause of the pain because it has been accepted as fact that the cause is unknown. Let me tell you in no uncertain terms that just because the medical community does not know the cause of your pain that does not mean that no one does. The cause is known, and it can be removed. I have been watching people do so for decades.
The reason why your focus on pain management must be redirected to focus on pain designed just to get your attention. As reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association two million people are severely injured and over 100 thousand of them die every year in the U.S.A. alone as a result of taking prescription drugs. That is more than all the deaths attributed to breast cancer, prostate cancer, and AIDS combined! And these injuries and deaths are not because of accidents, but rather as a result of the toxic nature of the drugs taken properly and correctly in every way and according to the directions in which they should be taken that accompany the prescriptions. The study clearly states that if accidents were to be added into the equation the number is doubled to over 200 thousand deaths a year.
It is extremely important you understand that drugs do not fix or heal anything. They have one purpose and one purpose only and that is to fight symptoms. They do not affect the underlying cause of pain even to the slightest degree. Whatever factors or habits that are involved in causing pain have to either be changed or removed or the situation will simply continue to deteriorate causing even more pain, which in turn requires even more, and stronger drugs.
When it comes to the healing or fixing of anything that has to do with the body, it is the body itself that does the healing; not anything done to the body. The body is the healer. Think of a cut finger. The instant the skin is cut the intelligent body instantaneously snaps into action and heals the wound. Although we take this process entirely for granted it is a truly astonishing bit of handiwork that is awe inspiring in its efficiency. The entire process is something that the intelligent, self-repairing, self-healing body does for itself. And what you should never lose sight of is the fact that your body is always striving to heal anything that needs fixing, inside the body or not, with the same urgency, effectiveness, and efficiency that it applies toward a cut finger. Drugs not only do nothing to help heal or fix anything, even worse, they actually interfere with the body's own natural healing efforts and give the body more work to do to neutralize the toxic nature of the drugs. And all the while the original problem itself steadily deteriorates.
You have to know there is a better way; a less harmful, less dangerous, less expensive, more sensible, more natural, more logical way to deal with pain that you will never, ever hear about from the pharmaceutical industry. It is a strategy that revolves around a greater understanding, admiration, and reverence for the remarkable living body and its unequaled healing abilities. It is a strategy that revolves around strengthening, supporting, and working in harmony with the living body itself so it can unleash its healing power, not poisoning it with dangerous, toxic drugs that thwart its efforts and do nothing to remove the problem.
Let me share something very personal with you. In 1966 when I was 21 years old and serving in the Air force I was sent to Vietnam for a one-year tour of duty. While there I was exposed to Agent Orange and as a result have a condition called Peripheral Neuropathy. Along with extreme, unrelenting pain, this condition also slowly deteriorates muscles until individuals are confined to a wheelchair unable to move. Most cases are fatal. That is because Agent Orange, a derivative of Dioxin, is the most toxic, human made toxin ever formulated. Now although I have been very significantly physically damaged, in that I limp noticeably and I must struggle mightily with both arms and both hands to do even the simplest of tasks that even a small child could easily do with only one hand, in a stunning validation of the principles I advocate, I no longer suffer from any pain, without ever having taken a single drug, and I am one of, if not the, longest known survivors of Agent Orange induced peripheral neuropathy to still be walking around on my own without assistance.
The reason why I can speak to you with such conviction and certainty about what can be expected for those who properly care for their lymph systems is because in my case, doing so rescued me from pain and saved my life. What's more powerful than that? Can you see that if my lymph system was successful in overcoming the effects of the most deadly toxin in existence, a totally unnatural concoction brewed up in a laboratory, then your lymph system will surely have an easier time of it in dealing with the normal, everyday toxins naturally produced in your body that are the cause of your pain? All you have to do is take the proper steps to unleash your body's own remarkable cleansing and healing capabilities. It is my sincerest wish that you will do so and rescue yourself from pain the same way I did.
This is what my new book, LIVING WITHOUT PAIN is all about. It gives you an easy to follow, step-by-step strategy for overcoming pain and preventing its return. It guides you in a totally non-technical way, answering all questions and supplying you with absolutely everything you will need to know to be successful and victorious. So ask your retailer for a copy of my new book or a free audio sample if you are still not convinced this information is for you. Remember, being fit for life means being pain free for life.
Reprinted with permission
Interview Notes: This streaming interview with Harvey Diamond, author of Fit for Fife and Fit for Life 2 is optimized for desktop PC's. Laptop users may have some difficulty hearing Harvey Diamond. I have done what I can to increase the volume on Harvey's voice and I hope the interview fairs well for you.
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