What's Disease? - Duke's Materia Tonica

Doctor Diagnosing the Causes of Disease 


Diseases are the theoretical pathology names given to the causes concerning non-functionality, degeneration, dying, infertility, or a state of deterioration or stasis within any bodily system, organ, gland, or tissue; or disease is the causes of any states and conditions of sickness or illness with the emotions and mind; or disease is a sickness or illness caused by an infectious bacteria or virus.

Disease is not to be confused with health, which is the degree of functionality, healing. growth, and development within a system, organ, gland, or tissue of the body; health also includes emotional expression, mental performance, and spiritual cultivation.

A Disease is Diagnosed by a Physician

A disease is determined by a diagnosis process used by medical physician who identifies the symptoms and/or examines test results of a patient. A disease cannot be diagnosed without a known cause.

A physician requires a diagnosis so that they may use the theories of pathology to begin intervention with disease causes through the treatment, prevention, management, and cure with accepted and approved methods.

Disease intervention includes prescription drugs for treatment, prevention, management, and cure or surgery to remove tissues, organs, and glands. Drugs substitute the functions of a non-functioning parts of the body.

Diseases are for Medical Use Only

Quacks Use Supplements and Herbs to Treat Disease 

Food, nutrition, nutrients, diet, medicinal remedies, and dietary supplements do not benefit non-functioning structures of the body nor do they replace the lack of any structure and using them to treat, manage, prevent, and cure the diagnosed causes of diseases, conditions, and states is known as quackery.