Category Archives: Absence of Disease Is Not Presence of Health

Root Cause of Illness

Majid Ali, M.D. The Grease-Detergent Model of Health and Healing What Is the Root Cause of My Illness? If you ask your internet search engine the question in the title of this article, you will get prompt answers. However, you will not know is who is answering the question and for what reason. In this short article, with short videos

Read more

Absence of Health

Majid Ali, M.D. On Mount Washburn, Among Mountain Goats   In 1982, on two consecutive July weekends, I lectured at two postgraduate immunology and allergy courses held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rather than return home for the intervening days, I escaped to Yellowstone National Park. One day I went for a hike on a trail leading to the peak of

Read more

Hormone Dysfunctions

Majid Ali, M.D. Absence of Disease Is Not Presence of Health – Part Four   What Are Hormones? Chemical Messengers That Help Cells Talk to Each Other. Hormonal problems are forever increasing. Many people have cold hands and feet. Many suffer from sugar roller coasters—rapid hyperglycemic-hypoglycemic shifts that trigger adrenaline roller coasters. Many women suffer from PMS, irregular menstrual bleeding

Read more

What are autoimmune disorders?

Majid Ali, M.D. Absence of Disease Is Not Presence of Health – Part Six Autoimmunity Is Betrayal by the Immune System Autoimmune disorders are disorders in which the immune system of the injured person turns on his own tissues—a bit like an injured dog biting his master’s child in confusion. How many different types of autoimmune diseases do we see?

Read more

Shapes of Colitis

Majid Ali, M.D. Absence of Disease Is Not Presence of Health – Part Three     Shapes of Colitis We excel in the classification of various types of chronic bowel disorders. We have spastic colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s colitis, ischemic colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, collagenous colitis and microscopic colitis. (I remembered wondering about what a

Read more