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The best theory of disease I have yet been exposed to; have been using it clinically for about ten years now in NYC.
Reckeweg thoroughly details the three methods the body uses to expel, resist, reluctantly deposit both endo and exo-toxins in a teleologically goal-oriented effort to push out, then nullify, then (only after being overwhelmed at these efforts) accommodate their dispersal in the least damaging spaces. Daunted by the toxic onslaught continuing, the body then adopts three more radical measures to save life.
Modern Medical Science calls these methods of preserving life, diseases, and accepts Pasteur's oversimplification that germs cause them. Homotoxicology calls these six phases expulsion, resistance, deposition, impregnation, limited deterioration and dedifferentiation (neo-plasm) and identifies the causative agent as toxic burden, not disease-germs.
Reckeweg combines observations and research (esp in Germany) into a compelling, occam-sharp cause/effect view of how, why and when the debilities we call diseases arise.
There are dumbed-down rewrites of his terse narrative, but you'll find this book the best setting forth of a resonant view of health and sickness.