Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The Ultimate Prescription
from the back of the book..."Many of the diseases sending us to doctors' offices, surgical suites, and early graves are preventable-and we don't need to be overmedicated to cure them." This intriguing claim is made by Chattanooga cardiologist Dr. James L. Marcum, author of The Ultimate Prescription.
In this book, Dr. Marcum directly coorelates the cure for many of our (non-acute) illnesses to a health plan based upon the days of creation. He also details common and prevailing myths and lies that we are bombarded with through both the media and other sources. While Dr. Marcum definitively supports the use of modern medicine to combat illness, he also strongly proposes a definitive shift toward God's "original Health Plan" in our lifestyles. Among the eighteen chapters, are chapters relating each day of creation and how the particulars of that day's work impacts our health. The last chapters bring it all together in "The Ultimate Prescription" and "The Ultimate Healing." Also included in this work are appendices dealing with symptoms, diagnostic testing, and treatment.
Dr. Marcum is a practicing cardiologist at the Chattanooga Heart Institute. I found this book both throrough and very readible. He presents his thoughts with clarity and in layman's terms.
I recieved a complimentary copy of this book for review by Tyndale Media Center. The opinions are my own.