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Old 03-26-2019, 11:27 AM #1
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Default Possible Partial Cure For Autoimmune Disorders?

Dated March 26,2019.

Possible Partial Cure For Autoimmune Disorders?

First my personal health summary;
Head Injury-->
Brain Damage-->
Damaged Protein Metabolisim,Perforated Digestion System(Leaky Gut)-->
Weakened muscle, joints-->
Long Term Infections,pneumonia, bronchitis-->
Autoimmune Disorders

I've been experimenting with herbs and supplements for about 28 years now as a way to either diagnose a problem or alleviate a problem, or cure. Doctors gave up on me 28 years ago, so I took the matter into my own hands. I recommend you first study up on the herbs before taking them. Some have pre-indications or precautions. I'm not going to list them here,even tho I think that none have any side effects at all, except Red Root is called a Coagulant? Helps the blood to clot.
Cordyceps has a slight constipation effect.

I read on some web sites that some people speculate that Astragalus should not be taken by someone who has autoimmune disorders. I myself found the opposite to be true. Astragalus literally saved my life, by reducing the severity of flareups more than anything I've ever seen. The only problem is that most super immune boosters like Astragalus are temporary. Within one week of stopping Astragalus the immune booster effects are gone.

I tried using Echinacea about 28 years ago, but found it to be very very weak. About 23 years ago, I bought a chinese herbal mixture in pill form from china town. It contained about 5 lymphatic cleansing herbs. I only used it for a short time, but noticed my lymph nodes shrink. I lost the list after moving several times. Since I have a perforated digestions system and since my lymph nodes under my chin have always been very swollen I wanted to experiment with lymph cleanses. I read somewhere many years ago that either bacteria or viruses can hide themselves somewhere in the lymphatic system, very sneaky, making them hard to get rid of. I also went from the premise that aquired autoimmune disorders might come from a long term infection. I've had pneumonia approximately 1000 to 2000 times
over the last 20 years, which I believe I got from my perforated digestion system etc. Which I suspect led to my autoimmune disorders.

*These I take on a regular daily basis:
Coenzyme Q10 100mg
Vitamin D3, 4000UI
Melatonin 5mg
Calcium plus magnesium 3000mg
Zinc 50mg
Astragalus 4000mg (taken for last 8 years, helped my autoimmune disorders the most)
Glutamine 1000mg

*These I cannot afford to take on a regular basis, but were part of my two month experiment:
Carnosine 1000mg
Cordyceps 1000mg
Codonopsis 4000mg
Reishi 2000mg
Sho Wu,Foo ti teng 4000mg
Echinacea 1000mg
Slippery Elm 2000mg
***Red Root 3000mg (drank red root tea 5 times a day)
Red Root Profile
6 Promising Red Root Herb Benefits - Healthy Focus

puree raw vegetables
boiled eggs,
mr. noodles
toasted english muffin
all natural, no preservatives plain white yogurt.

I suspect Red Root is primarily responsible for the improvement. I also believe that taking slippery elm enhanced the effect. Slippery elm helps
eliminate phlem and mucous and moisture. Red Root does a lymph cleanse but very differently from echinaecia.

I got red rashes, that looked and itched exactly like poison ivy under my arm pits. I don't believe it was an allergic reaction but was expelling something.
Next time I'll buy an anti-itch ointment.

I stopped taking the herbs 3 months ago, but have about a 60 to 70 percent reduction in autoimmune flareups and intensity. Since I'm not 100 percent,I'm goint to try it again but using only slippery elm and red root.

I hope this helps alleviate some of the worlds suffering
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Which autoimmune disease(s) have you been diagnosed with?

Getting a referral to an experienced clinical immunologist would help in this context.
Knowledge is power.
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The Price Is Right

I'm at a bit of a cross roads.
It's been almost six months now since I had a big flareup.
I've been artificially introducing stressers in my life trying to see how much my body can now take. I bought a new computer, because I've been without one for almost five years. Computers if some people don't know, create a type of electromagnetic radiation pollution which weakens the immune system. I've been aware of this fact for over 30 years. In my weakened state it would only take me about 15 minutes sitting in front of an old CRT monitor for the lymph nodes under my chin to swell up like balloons. Current monitors are a little better. I'll have to write another article about EMF someday and how to protect oneself from it.

I also have been doing physical exercises, which used to always trigger a flareup. I did 20 deep knee bends once and was in bed with a fever and couldn't move for two weeks

Still no big flareups yet. My joints are very stiff and sore due to exercising and you might here me say "OMG I have the joints of a ninety year old man!" but still no big flareups yet.

I went back to the family doctor who originally told me about autoimmune disorders, but who lives in another city. I told him my family doctor here won't pursue the matter or send me to another rheumatologist. He recommends I try to persuade him and gave me a requisition for another blood test.

Since I have to pay for the blood test my dilemma is to trying phase 2 of my experiment or pay for the blood test? Since I can't afford both at the same time. If I go for a blood test now and seeing that I've had no big flareups in six months I will look like the boy who cried wolf. If I walk into the Rheumatologists office and say "guess what I think I've cured myself of autoimmune disorders, sorry you doctors are too slow!" They will probably call me insane?

So there's a bit of a crossroads dilema?

I started my phase 2 with just Astragalus, Red Root and Slippery Elm but after eight days I didn't see any changes. I was about to start adding more ingredients, probably Cordyceps, which maybe the missing component, but due to the exorbitant price of Cordyceps ($40 a bottle) alternatively I used five drops of 3% USP food grade hydrogen peroxide instead. Five drops in morning with beverage and five drops at supper with beverage. It seemed to be very very promising. It definitely has a significant antibacterial
effect and cognitive boost to the brain. There is a big controversy about ingesting food grade hydrogen peroxide. Well I can personally atestify it does have an antibacterial and cognitive boost effect myself.
Basically the oxygen kills bacteria and the oxygen to the brain gives a cognitive boost(which it does).

Before I continue though with my phase 2 experiment I'm going to pay for another blood test. This will give me time to research more lymphatic herbs. Oh by the way, I tried a lymphatic herb from India. They call it Indian Echinacea(Andrographis paniculata). It gave me a very strong side effect of extreme bloatness and gas. My abdomen swelled up like a balloon.
So I won't be trying that again.

Why did I Title this "The Price Is Right"

Well something I want to comment on about health in general.
I read a book about 30 years ago, one of my favourites(next to the Bible)
called "Nutrition and Physical Degeneration" by Dr.Weston Price.

He was a doctor and a dentist. He wanted to find out the cause of tooth decay. He travelled around the world with his wife in 1933 to 14 isolated places in the world that still existed back then.

It read almost like an adventure novel sometimes, I love it. He gathered lots of statistics and photos and basically came to a conclusion....processed foods
lead to tooth decay, heart disease and other modern degenerative diseases, even crime. He was rejected and laughed at. The very idea of manufactured food being unhealthy at the time sounded preposterous!

To me the book was profoundly brilliant and yet insanely simple. I thought
he should have won the Nobel prize for it, but its such a no-brainer, how do
you give a Nobel for common sense?

About 20 years ago I read about something else. The acid/alkaline balance.
Every food we eat has concentrations of both, some more acid some more
alkaline. Processed, fried, junk food is basically highly acidic.

I also read about 20 years ago the theory that cancer cells can only
stick together to become tumors in an acidic enviroment. I'm not a doctor
so I can't verify that scientifically, but it sounds plausible.

So did scientists ever find the real cause of tooth decay? A dental hygenist I talked to once said it was bacteria. The latest research I found tho said it wasn't precisely bacteria, but an acidic enviroment. Bacteria can only thrive in a acidic enviroment.

So is an acid imbalance behind most modern diseases? Maybe, I'm not a scientist but it sounds kind of plausible to me. I also don't think its just simply acid.

In Dr.Weston Prices's book and in other parts of the world, people ate somewhat acidic diets and yet they remained healthy, without tooth decay or modern illnesses? I'm aware of some Peruvian foods that use peppers in their food. Why is that different that eating junk food or fried food that is acidic? Simply pouring baking soda over sugar doesn't make you healthy(besides sugar itself is not an acid but creates an acidic enviroment).I think besides acid there is other nutrients in peppers that probably counter the negative heath effects in some way, atleast thats a theory of mine anyways.

So I think The Price Was Right, Dr. Weston Price was onto something.

Am I saying all autoimmune disorders and other disorders and the result of
junk food? Not necessarily. But I do think many modern health problems are caused by life style, such as processed and fast foods and such. Imagine somebody inventing a manufactured substance, a chemical. It has no nutrional value. They put it in carbonated water which depletes the body of oxygen(which kills bacteria) and is very highly acidic. In fact you can lose I think 30 percent bone loss and it will even eat away at muscle.
It's called Pop. Companies make billions selling this chemicalized liquid for people to ingest. Why? I don't know. Its a legitamite business in a free market society.

Annette Larkins is a raw vegan(raw vegetarian) In 2012 she was 70 years old, but looks more like 35 years old. I've met many people who claimed to be vegetarians, but none as healthy as her. I believe she is a scientifically correct vegetarian. Its important to eat the right combination of vegetables
to get enough of certain amino acids to create a protein.

I won't mention any names but I suspect processed and fast food restaurants have indirectly shortened the life expectancy of more people than cigarettes, auto mobile accidents, and plane crashes combined!
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I had another blood test done. I tried to trigger a flareup by doing vigorous exercises the week before, but couldn't trigger one, I only got tired.
I went to see the friendly doctor and before he told me the results I said that
they would be negative or normal and he said yes. I said I think I may have cured myself of my autoimmune problems using Naturopathic means.... As soon as I said that he ended the conversation and didn't want to hear anymore and sent me on my way.

Like I said previously my health timeline goes like this;

(Head Injury creates Leaky Gut)----->Eventually leading to pneumonia and autoimmune disorders.

About 22 years ago a Naturopath recommended I buy a Juice Machine for my weak immune system. I juiced for 1.5 years. I only ate vegetable juice, some fiber, and boilded eggs for 1.5 years. I looked and felt great, but ran out of money. Since it took about 10lbs of carrots, 2 Dandelion stalks,
4 apples to make 3 or 4 cups of juice. Thats too expensive right now. I use a blender and puree my raw vegetables now. I usually eat 50% raw vegetables.

Now its TOTAL WAR! No half measures here. You have to, to win!

I'm going back to what I did before. I'm going to eat

-Glutamine or NAG(better)
-99% raw vegetables and boiled eggs.
-pure yogurt
-Calcium/Mag pills

There is thousands of pages on the net about LEAKY GUT. Is Leaky Gut the only reason people get autoimmune disorders? I don't know.

How to Stay Healthy Until You’re 105 (It’s In Your Gut) | Dr. Steven Gundry on Health Theory
How to Stay Healthy Until You’re 15 (It’s In Your Gut) | Dr. Steven Gundry on Health Theory - YouTube
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I'm following an autoinmune diet to cure the (supposed) leaky gut but it includes poultry.

How do you get B12 with so man restrictions?

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