Doctors Beyond Medicine Articles

A Duty of Care
2017-12-20 | Colleen O'Carroll

Definition: A Duty of Care: In tort law, a duty of care is a legal obligation which is imposed on an individual requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others. It is the first element that must be established to proceed wit...

2017-03-06 | Nirocca Devkurran

Dear Dr Sakeena, I thought I would take the time out to write you an email, to express my feelings. Over this weekend, I visited Sister Lydia, to purchase some more Drops for my family and I. I have been using the drops since I first met you, in 2012 August or September, when I was suffering from ul...

2017-02-07 | Dr. John Bergman

Cancer - Strengthen your immune system and reverse and/or prevent cancer.

How To Lower Blood Pressure Naturally
2017-02-07 | Dr. John Bergman

How To Lower Blood Pressure Naturally, using herbs, diet, nutrition and lifestyle.

How Your Body Works
2017-02-07 | Dr. John

In order to understand how to heal the body you need to understand how the body works. Dr. Bergman briefly explains the anatomy and function of the major organ systems so you can begin to understand how to approach natural holistic healing.

Food as Medicine
2017-02-07 | Dr. Michael Greger

Preventing and Treating disease with Diet.

Should We Avoid Frozen fruits & Vegetables?
2017-02-07 | Dr. Michael Greger

Should we avoid eating frozen fruits and vegetables? Has frozen fruit and veg lost it's nutrition? Do nutrients get destroyed when we freeze food? Should we only eat fresh fruit and veg? Is there any produce we can freeze? Is there any produce we should never freeze? Keep listening as Dr Michael Gr...

Why Is Milk Consumption Associated with More Bone Fractures?

Milk is touted to build strong bones, but a compilation of all the best studies found no association between milk consumption and hip fracture risk; so, drinking milk as an adult might not help bones, but what about in adolescence? Harvard researchers decided to put it to the test. Studies have show...


Inflammation may play a role in a number of diseases, including asthma, premature aging, mental health issues, periodontal disease, obesity, skin aging, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcera...

Take Nothing For Granted
2015-08-14 | Colleen O'Carroll

In a normal day how many of us take the smallest things for granted? Thirsty... Turn on a tap and drink!  Hungry.... Help yourself to whatever food you might have!   Need to get somewhere... Walk, take a taxi, a bus, a train and if you are blessed enough - drive there! If your loved o...

Companions On The Road
2015-06-14 | Colleen O'Carroll

Days, weeks and months go past for some of the DBM Team where their only companion is the one that man has had since the beginning of time. When the journey becomes too hard and long, the human companion carries them.... When the human is too tired to be on his guard, the 4-legged companions stand w...

Little Paula's Story
2015-06-14 | Paula's Father

With permission of the father of a very brave young girl we met in Mexico, we would like to tell her story. She touched the lives of every person who met her with her strong, quiet maturity and smiling warmth, well beyond her years and frail frame. This is Paula’s story. May it help you make t...

Roadside Clinics
2015-03-14 | Colleen O'Carroll

We were flagged down by this woman's family. She was pushed from her residence... a few km away... down a steep incline all the way to the stream in a wheel barrow... where the land is cut off from the dirt road.... There they sat waiting in the baking sun for a few hours until we were on our return...

What do the different physical stages of dying look like?
2015-02-27 | Ulla Mextzel

Getting close to death and dying can be scary in our culture. Whether we have been given only a few months to live. Whether we would like to approach the subject of dying, but don't know where to start. Whether it is just time to deal with our fears of death and dying. Sometimes we need help. Someon...

Ths Scars Of Fire
2015-02-26 | Colleen O'Carroll

In most of the huts across South Africa - they make a fire in the middle of the room for heating and cooking purposes. Often, however, the smoke and carbon dioxide overwhelms the person making the fire and they pass out. This is what happened to this gentleman when he was a young boy and he fell INT...

The Albino
2014-10-22 | Colleen O'Carroll

THE DOCTORS FOR HEALTH TEAM works regularly with albinos who have no access to healthcare due to the distance they live from the nearest clinic. Albinos are usually shunned or mocked in rural communities and as a result the majority of the albinos are reclusive. We regularly hike quite a distance to...

Bush Dentistry
2014-05-27 | Colleen O'Carroll

In the far out-lying rural areas there are hardly, if ever any dentists... THE DBMTEAM is called upon regularly to do teeth extractions. Serious extractions are usually sent to the nearest hospital but it is not common to see one of our Doctors pulling teeth whilst the patient sits under a tree...&n...

All the Living Creatures
2014-04-17 | Colleen O'Carroll

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. - Albert Schweitzer In the rural areas the DOCTORS BEYOND MEDICINE TEAM, cares for all living beings... Two of the little pups the DBMT...

The Forgotten People
2014-01-24 | Colleen O'Carroll

This is our final post on our journey to KZN to film the mini doccie.  If I can impress upon ONE person the extent of the suffering and hardship experienced in the rural areas then I feel I will have succeeded in bringing this matter to light. Our day began at 3am when everyone rose to either p...

Black Seed Extract 'Cures' HIV Patient Naturally

This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2016 There are words you don't use in medicine today, such as "cure." But a remarkable case study in an HIV positive patient treated with black seed extract resulted in a sustained remission, indicating a safe, accessible and affordable alternative to...

What makes IMMUNOClean™ Unique

The uniqueness of the IMMUNOCLEAN™ formula lies in the 16 compounds extracted from 12 herbs and plants with specific functions in the immunological response and process of the body.  The compounds are absorbed into the body and the cells, to form part of a complete biological process used...

IMMUNOClean™ Herbs Cnicus Benedictus

The sole species in the genus Cnicus, is a thistle-like plant in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region, from Portugal north to southern France and east to Iran. It is also sometimes called Cursed Thistle. It is an annual plant growing to 60 cm tall, with leathery, hairy leaves up...

The Faithful Hindu
2009-10-22 | Colleen O'Carroll / Cathleen McDonald

The fly makes its umpteenth turn around my head, excelling and ducking as I slap at it. I miss. And so everyone has their place and mission in this warm harrowed and troubled land full of harshness. The humidity is high, and I cannot blame the flies for endlessly treating the air as pendulum wires. ...