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How George Washington died horribly
Churchmouse Campanologist ^ | 2/19/2018 | Churchmouse Campanologist

Posted on 02/22/2018 5:54:31 PM PST by bitt

...."Last year, my reader sunnydaysall, from BrainHavenNet, posted Dr Christopher’s Herbal Legacy Newsletter from July 7, 2017, ‘The Untimely Death of America’.

It is well worth reading, especially for those interested in natural remedies.

One would have thought that George Washington would have had the finest medical care available. It seems he did in principle, but, judging from his final days, not in practice.

A summary and excerpts follow, emphases mine."...

(Excerpt) Read more at churchmousec.wordpress.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; History; Science
KEYWORDS: 1stinwarpeacehearts; ancientnavigation; georgewashington; godsgravesglyphs; health; navigation; thegeneral; therevolution
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1 posted on 02/22/2018 5:54:31 PM PST by bitt
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2 posted on 02/22/2018 5:54:52 PM PST by bitt (We dont need an electric chair, we need electric bleachers.)
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Most people throughout history probably died unpleasant deaths.

Back then, you were probably better off not going to a doctor.

3 posted on 02/22/2018 5:56:54 PM PST by fso301
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“Finest medical care” as in bleeding him repeatedly and poisoning him with mercury. Yeah, it must have been amazing when anyone survived the “medicine” of that age.


4 posted on 02/22/2018 6:01:18 PM PST by Enchante (FusionGPS "dirty dossier" scandal links Hillary, FBI, CIA, Dept of Justice... "Deep State" is real)
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To: bitt
Heartbreaking. WE LOVE YOU GW!
5 posted on 02/22/2018 6:01:33 PM PST by Vision (Obama corrupted, sought to weaken and fundamentally change America; he didn't plan on being stopped)
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To: bitt

God rest his soul.


6 posted on 02/22/2018 6:01:37 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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Well, “the finest medical care available” wasn’t all that fine in 1799, so he died unpleasantly.


7 posted on 02/22/2018 6:02:16 PM PST by jerseyman
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“Back then, you were probably better off not going to a doctor. “
Had the Hillabeast won, the situation would be the same.
Except for Hollywood, Washington, and of course, the witch who was president.


8 posted on 02/22/2018 6:11:35 PM PST by Da Coyote
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They essentially bled Washington to death. He was utterly so anemic he could barely move oxygen to his vital organs.


9 posted on 02/22/2018 6:13:01 PM PST by Neoliberalnot (MSM is our greatest threat. Disney, Comcast, Google Hollywood, NYTimes, WaPo, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC ...)
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In 100 years, they’ll be writing about how we all died unpleasantly in this day and age.


10 posted on 02/22/2018 6:15:20 PM PST by Mozzafiato
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To: bitt
From the article:

If this had happened today, I would have said it was a murderous plot. Nowadays, we cannot accept anything as it appears.

11 posted on 02/22/2018 6:21:40 PM PST by LucyT
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GW would have had opium available to him. The federal government did not concern itself with such matters in those days.


12 posted on 02/22/2018 6:22:54 PM PST by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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"Back then, you were probably better off not going to a doctor."

In 250 years, they'll be saying the same thing about now.

13 posted on 02/22/2018 6:23:20 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

They essentially bled Washington to death. He was utterly so anemic he could barely move oxygen to his vital organs.


Precisely.


14 posted on 02/22/2018 6:26:21 PM PST by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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“Well, “the finest medical care available” wasn’t all that fine in 1799, so he died unpleasantly.”

Maybe not. See John Wayne’s last film “The Shootist”. Yeah, it took place a century later, but medicine was still pretty primitive.


15 posted on 02/22/2018 6:29:58 PM PST by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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To: bitt

I think he also had a horse doctor in attendance.

Washington liked to keep records, and he regularly checked his own pulse as he lay dying.

He was placed in two coffins, which were then encased in lead. About twenty or thirty years later, when a new burial chamber was constructed, his coffin was opened to verify it was him. He was extremely preserved and recognizable, but his hair was gone. He probably is still preserved very well.


16 posted on 02/22/2018 6:30:25 PM PST by odawg
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Incredible story. Thanks be to God that medicine has improved.


17 posted on 02/22/2018 6:31:43 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: bitt
Bump from a two time Mt. Vernon visitor, 29 years apart.

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18 posted on 02/22/2018 6:34:08 PM PST by foreverfree
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In two hundred and fifty years they might be laughing that we had no choice to die. :-)


19 posted on 02/22/2018 6:35:30 PM PST by going hot (happiness is a momma deuce)
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I liken chemotherapy to bleeding a patient with leaches. It might sound ‘good’ to our understanding of medicine, but it sure seems like killing a fly on a plate glass window with a sledgehammer.


20 posted on 02/22/2018 6:36:44 PM PST by Tallguy
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