"For some reason modern medicine has itself turned a corner and entered a darkness and is now committing crimes against humanity unequalled
in the history of our race."
 
--Dr. Mark Sircus
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INTRODUCTION: by DIANNE JACOBS THOMPSON (under construction)
1979 Around January of that year, I went home to die.   ..cont. 
I was diagnosed with stage 2 stomach cancer, chronic bronchitis, acutely infected ovarian cysts, arthritis, sciatica, low thyroid, anemia and a heart condition. Besides that I had chronic ear infections and long-standing clinical depression. The late Dr. Harold Dick, N.D., known as a "naturopathic oncology pioneer" cured me in 5 weeks. It required the diagnosis (the Carroll Food Test) of digestive enzyme deficiency food intolerances which most people have and few know about, and it also identified the primary tissue salt deficiency, along with treatment with glandular protomorphogens to restore glandular health, and Constitutional Hydrotherapy to bring about detoxification, to stimulate blood circulation and the activity of the vital organs and to jump-start the immune system. It turned out to be the basic foundation of the most successful healing system I've ever witnessed.
1986 My 5-year-old daughter was forcibly vaccinated and immediately developed a flesh-eating infection so virulent that my husband and I became infected from contact. Naturopathic medicine brought us back from the brink.
Later that year we were introduced to escharotic cancer salves and treated a dog tumor, my husband's cirrhosis of the liver, various skin lesions, moles, fungal infections, and a lump in my thigh. It eventually helped clear up the remaining symptoms from my husband's flesh-eating infection after he was forced to submit to antibiotic treatment which made a mess of it. There was much more, gallbladder problems in 1999, adrenal deficiency 2001, injury in 2002, arthritis, diabetes, and other issues between 2003-2012, including glaucoma--cured.

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SUBJECT: ARTERIAL (VASCULAR) DISEASE

Arterial Disease
(Vascular Disease)

Coronary Artery, Cardiovascular, Atherosclerosis, Arterialsclerosis, Cholesterol

Research

Back to Disease Index

http://www.medicalconsumers.org/pages/cholesterol_skeptics.html

Surgical Bypasses Don't Stop Heart Attacks
Statistically speaking, life is not prolonged by surgical bypasses, but fish oil is a different story.

Fish Oil Supplements Reduce Death Rate in Heart Patients By 45%
"Recently, I was reviewing the Lyon Heart Study in preparing a presentation for the Future of Health Technology Summit at the MIT. The 70% reduction in mortality experienced by people on a Mediterranean diet was largely due to consumption of Omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil! Folks, this stuff will not only help you run faster, think smarter, improve heart and brain function, and reduce the incidence of multiple diseases, it could save your life! I've tried multiple kinds of fish oil and like the Sears Laboratory liquid form best. I take it every day without fail.

In a report released by the American Heart Association, fish oil supplements were shown to drastically reduce the risk of sudden death. The study consisted of 11,323 patients who had suffered a heart attack within the previous three months. All of the patients were told to eat diets rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish. One group of these patients was also given 1000 mg a day of a fish oil supplement. After only three months of fish oil treatment, there was an astounding 41% decrease in the risk of sudden death. At the end of the three-and-a-half-year study, those receiving the fish oil supplement were 45% less likely to die from a heart-related disease.

The doctors who published this study stated that the reason fish oil prevented sudden death is that it lowered the risk of fatal arrhythmia. Most sudden death heart attacks are caused by a lethal fibrillation event, where the heart muscle beats wildly out of control and does not pump any blood. The only way of saving a person in a state of “ventricular fibrillation” is to immediately apply a “defibrillator” that shocks them back into a normal rhythm. Fish oil functions as an “anti-arrhythmic” agent to prevent lethal fibrillations.

They have portable defibrillators now in some malls and airports. Avoid letting an amateur (or even a professional) try one out on you. Take your fish oil. And remember it needs to be pharmaceutical grade."

Circulation. 2002;105:1897
Clinical Investigation and Reports
Early Protection Against Sudden Death by n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids After Myocardial Infarction
Roberto Marchioli, MD.

Pharmaceutical company manipulations
The pharmaceutical drug cartels remain publicly traded companies with a financial responsibility to their shareholders and no one else, particularly their customers. Recent "outings" of previously unreported drug dangers known to insiders but hid from consumers fired warning shots at companies and damaged their credibility, but threatened profits only serve to increase hostile denial and aggressive pressure to bear upon the whistle blowers and all concerned, as well as fiendishly clever new forms of manipulation of public perception.

Dr. David Williams, M.D., in his newsletter "Alternatives" describes a process by which companies now "ghostwrite" articles about "medical studies" on drugs conducted by their own in-house research staffs, and then submit the reports to outside physicians for review, whose names are then added on to the reports as authors, after which the reports are submitted for publication in medical journals in a kind of "information-laundering" scheme which creates the illusion of a legitimate peer-reviewed study.

This, in effect, creates a level of confidence and comfort which allows physicians to prescribe the drug in question to their patients. This cleverly planned promotional campaign yields profits for the pharmaceutical companies while unsuspecting doctors sell and their trusting patients buy in, while becoming true guinea pigs for the latest pharmaceutical poisons on the market. (All drugs are poisons.) This new practice was exposed in a story on CBS that most of us probably missed.

Federal Guidelines for Managing Cholesterol via Pharmaceutical Industry"guidance and help"
The old guidelines for cholesterol numbers:
300 mg of dietary cholesterol per day
HDL (good cholesterol) level of 35 mg per deciliter (dL) unacceptable

New guidelines:
Less than 200 mg of dietary cholesterol per day considered "acceptable"
HDL (good cholesterol) level of anything less than 40 is now unacceptable       (JAMA 01;285:2486-2487)

Translation: Under the old guidelines, 13 million people were pushed into using cholesterol-lowering drugs. Under the new guidelines, 36 million people are becoming consumers, which means BILLIONS of dollars for pharmaceutical companies.

The Effects of Drug-Induced Low Cholesterol (according to studies)
Depression
Violent behavior
Suicide
Aggression
Increased risk of stroke
Poor immune function

Unfortunately, these side effects are known but not widely publicized, so consumers will continue to buy into the drug mythology that somehow diseases are caused by drug deficiencies and can be cured by drug consumption. These xenobiotic (unnatural/foreign) substances are poisons to the body, and in the process of forcing changes do harm and leave toxic residues. In many cases, the "cure" is worse than the disease. (The word "cure" was used as part of an expression. The action of drugs can be suppressive or cause other behaviors unnatural to the function of the body. They are NOT curative.)

Dangerous Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
The long-term effect of these drugs remain unknown. The short term effects endanger millions of lives.

Lovastatin & Pravastatin drug studies: interruption of the body's natural production of the all-important coenzyme Q10. Consumers need to supplement with 30-100 mg per day.

Cholestyramine: gastrointestinal problems, constipation along with nausea and bloating, inhibited absorption of of various fat-soluble vitamins like A, K, and D which can lead to night blindness, prolonged or unusual bleeding and bruising, an increase in triglycerides, and osteoporosis. The drug can also cause severe reactions when used with other families of drugs including blood thinners, thyroid hormones, diabetes, and heart medications.

Dietary Cholesterol Falsely Accused
In times past before the Eskimo population was corrupted health wise by the accessibility of "white man's food" he ate the highest proportion of cholesterol-rich foods on the planet, including the raw blubber. At that time he also had among the strongest bones, healthiest arterial systems, and general best health found. Natural animal fat was a staple of primitive man's diet for thousands of years without the development of modern day cardiovascular disease, now the number one killer of "industrialized" nations of the world. It wasn't until our diets became polluted with sugar, hydrogenated oils (trans fatty acids--see German physician Dr. Johanna Budwig's work), polyunsaturated oils, fried foods and other dietary, plaque-causing abominations that arterial disease manifested in alarming numbers. The real problem is oxidized fats and fat-like substances in the blood. When fats become rancid and damaged and only then stick to the sides of arteries, then the real danger begins

Taking the above-mentioned manmade non-foods out our of our diets and adding vitamin B3-Niacin will reportedly help the bad cholesterol problem, because niacin is one of the few substances that can elevate the good cholesterol and lower the bad cholesterol, lipoprotein(a), triglycerides, and fibrin at the same time. Some sources say to use three other B vitamins, also--B6, B12, and folate (folic acid). My naturopathic physician stated that the best source of B vitamins is nutritional or Brewer's yeast, found in most health food stores. She advises patients to avoid vitamins in pill form in all cases except in situations of extreme stress when extra vitamin C is needed (but in natural form, not laboratory-produced ascorbic acid.)

If you want to read about how most of the false information linking dietary cholesterol from natural sources to blood cholesterol levels, read the report on the following link, and prepare for an appalling story of fraud, lies, and deception on a big scale: http://www.oralchelation.net/heartdisease/ChapterFour/page4.htm

In fact, the whole website above has a wealth of information by a researcher who spent years just gathering information to get at the truth. He sells chelation materials, but this is a viable treatment for clogged arteries, as long as supplemental minerals are taken with it to replace what is removed in the process.

Cholesterol Absolute Necessity for Good Health
Between 1,500-1,800 mg of cholesterol are produced by the body every day, out of which only 200-800 mg come from dietary sources in the average diet. Getting rid of natural cholesterol foods will simply trigger a higher production by your body. Why does this happen? Because you can't function without cholesterol. Every cell in the body uses it to build cell membranes, it helps cells keep their shape, it reduces water evaporation from an estimated 4 or 5 gallons a day down to 10-14 ounces, it provides the basis for hormones produced by the ovaries, adrenal glands, and testes, and it is necessary for the production of the all-important vitamin D, without with calcium doesn't metabolize among other things. The good cholesterol also picks up arterial plaque as it goes through the vascular system.

Bad cholesterol (LDL) does cause problems when out of balance with the good form. It can oxidize and damage arterial walls, which in turn can cause a buildup of mineral and fat deposits, potentially causing atherosclerotic blockages. The best way to prevent this type of oxidation is to raise the good cholesterol levels and lower the bad cholesterol--but not by the use of dangerous drugs. Lifestyle factors: diet, useful supplements, and exercise provide the kind of help that makes a real difference. Cholesterol-lowering drugs have not protected the public from disease and death. Statistically speaking they are both ineffective as far as preventing heart attack and stroke, and dangerous. Lifestyle, as described above, can make the difference.

From: Kimberly D. Balas, PhD, ND (Private email to Rita Solk)
Subject: Re: cholesterol question
The normal ranges are 175-275. These numbers have been significantly lowered by the medical profession or should we say their mistress (the pharmaceutical companies by issuing grants to teaching hospitals and labs) to create a more profitable industry for the statin drugs. The lower you get especially below 150 starts setting you up for a very high risk for cancer and get this ...cardiovascular disease. Cholesterol is your way to protect you from environmental toxins. The more pesticides and toxins we introduce to society the more cholesterol goes up as a whole...the more you suppress cholesterol, the more you support the cancer industry ......getting the picture here? :-)

It was earlier this year. The main job of cholesterol is to bind with environmental toxins so they don't kill you. It protects the nerve and brain against exposure to these as well as heavy metals. That is why the LDL goes up. Carbohydrates also raise this level too. When there is a presence of chronic inflammation (elevated monocytes, eos, baso, CRP, A/G ratio, ALT, AST, Free Ca index, total protein, cortisol and alkaline phosphotase low) then this is more of your indicators for cardiac risk or heart disease. These are directly related to causing cholesterol to elevate. This is also an oxidative stress state.

Cholesterol serves to provide a rendezvous point where free radicals can be neutralized by antioxidants. With the exception of the brain and RBC's, all cells in the body are capable of synthesizing cholesterol. In the cells it serves as a structural component in cell membranes and as a metabolic precursor to the synthesis of other sterols. In addition, about .05 g of cholesterol is converted into bile acids which is necessary for the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients. In the bloodstream cholesterol (carried by lipoproteins) acts as a rendezvous point for antioxidants and oxysterols (oxidized cholesterol). When cholesterol is too low (below 175) then there are fewer lipoproteins and fewer fat-soluble antioxidants for protection such as vitamin E, beta carotene and CoQ10. When cholesterol is low then the ability to transport cancer-fighting antioxidants to the tissues where they are needed is limited. If cholesterol is lowered via a low fat diet then the cancer risk rises because the antioxidant protection is reduced while the level of free radicals remains the same. It also provides a means by which fat-soluble toxins can be removed from critical binding sites such as the brain and nerves. Cholesterol also serves as a colloid stabilizer. It helps to prevent coagulation proteins from engaging in intravasuclar coagulation. It can, in times of trauma act as a life-saving function to stop any internal bleeding. This is a natural part of the fight or flight mechanism when cholesterol is raised by the body for a period of time. So when people are chronically in this fight/flight mode it can be falsely convinced to lay down more thrombus patches. But, only if the cortisol level stays high (like on A blood types) and the other chronic inflammation precursors are met by 85% or more. Elevated cholesterol (over 250) can indicate the lowest risk for cancer because the body knows how to protect itself. It also serves as protection from neurotoxins. So to get it down, don't just take something to stop the liver from producing it. Go to the root cause of why it is being produced. Try doing a Heavy Metal Detox and look and adding fiber to bind with these to carry them out. Also, maybe the body is fighting something to do with cancer and it needs help. Try the Para Cleanse with Paw Paw and Immune Stimulator for a while. If it is lowered by drugs then the risk for cancer goes way up as well as risk for stroke, suicide, neurotoxins affecting the brain, elevated mercury levels and cyclosporin.

Bad Fats
Before the invention of margarine (margarine is one molecule away from being plastic, chemically speaking) and other hydrogenated fats (a process which makes fats solid), at the turn of the 20th century, cardiovascular disease caused about 15% of all deaths. Now that number is 50%. This kind of man-made fat has also been linked to cancer, which in 1900 claimed about 3% of the population, compared to 33% now. In the past, oil consumption was about 60% omega-6 oils (corn and other natural vegetable oils) in relation to 40% of the all-important omega-3 oils (Flaxseed oil, fish oil). Now, Americans consume about 95% omega-6 vegetable oils, completely throwing off the former healthy balance. They don't put omega 3 oils in processed or cooked foods because of their fragility, in spite of the health protection these oils provide, and instead load us up with disease-causing hydrogenated oils. Start checking labels. You can't buy cookies, chips, and many other items without hydrogenated oils unless you find some in a health food store.

Dr. Williams predicts that in the future, we will look back and see well-defined links between fake, manmade oils to the epidemics of cardiovascular disease and cancer. But for now, manufacturers continue to sell death and disease under the guise of  "low cholesterol" fats. The only real antidote here is to change from plaque-forming to plaque-reducing dietary changes. Start by throwing out one of the most dangerous non-foods in the world--hydrogenated oil in whatever form or product you find it in.


That doesn't mean to overload on animal fats. Oxidized fats and cholesterol cause problems.

Oils in nuts and grains (which includes corn) are protected against oxidation by nature. But as soon as the oils are extracted, they lose this protection and easily becomes rancid and can oxidize if exposed to oxygen. What happens then is a free radical, oxidative attack that creates the perioxidized fats that can cling to artery walls and is associated with immune suppression, blood clots, cell mutation, and cancer. The only antidote to this oxidation nightmare is the avoidance of any type of easily oxidized oils and increased consumption of antioxidants.

In short, limit your fats to natural products like unprocessed nuts, fruits, grains, vegetables, fish, and the like. Avoid fried foods. Heat damages all oils. Extra virgin olive oil heated but not to the point of smoking is regarded as the safest oil to cook with. Polyunsaturated cooking sprays may be safer than bottled oils to cook with. Also, store your oils away from heat and light. Adding onions and garlic to oil before cooking with it provides some antioxidant protection. Do keep animal fats to a minimum. Don't keep old oil or re-cook with it. Cold-pressed, raw, extra virgin olive oil has proven in studies to lower the bad cholesterol oxidation rates substantially. (If you want to avoid bad olive oil and purchase the really good oil not found in stores and can afford the price, see olive oil scandal). If you must fry, a little real butter added to food after it goes in the pan may also be less dangerous than vegetable or solid oils. (Unless you have an all too common dairy intolerance.)

Lowered Glutathione Levels Affect Cardiovascular Disease

Low Thyroid Causes Crucial B Vitamin Deficiency: Dr. David Williams, M.D.
http://www.drdavidwilliams.com
Finally, A Real Solution To Heart Disease

People are exercising like crazy, changing their diets, gulping supplements, and taking expensive drugs to lower their cholesterol. Yet none of this is making a dent in heart attack statistics. Why? Because high cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease. Here’s what does and what cures it...

Doctors are finally having second thoughts about cholesterol’s role in heart disease. The reason has been obvious for years. Cholesterol-lowering drugs have failed to make a dent in heart attack rates. And not one study has been able to show that these drugs do anything to lengthen a person’s lifespan. Yet, 20 percent of all Americans over 55 currently take a cholesterol drug and most M.D.s believe more people should be on them. But these doctors are barking up the wrong tree. Here’s why…

Cholesterol is innocent

I’ve been proclaiming cholesterol’s innocence since 1992, and plenty of convincing research confirms this. The real culprit is inflammation in the arteries, not cholesterol. Finally, the American Heart Association is beginning to agree. They’ve found that people with heart disease all have one factor in common, and it isn’t high cholesterol. It’s inflammation in their arteries.

WARNING: Are you already on a statin drug to lower your cholesterol?

You’re probably aware of the importance of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) for your heart. But what you may not know is that if you’re taking a statin drug to lower your cholesterol, your heart is being depleted of this important nutrient. CoQ10 supplies the energy for your heart’s pumping action. Studies overwhelmingly show that any and all statin drugs create dangerous CoQ10 deficiencies that can lead to heart failure.

In a disturbing twist, I recently discovered that one of the leading statin manufacturers actually holds the patent on a combination that would add CoQ10 to their drug. They’re well aware of this deadly problem and have been for quite some time. These patents were issued over thirteen years ago …and yet not ONE of these protective combinations has been introduced! Are these really the people you trust to keep your heart beating?

If you’re going to remain on a statin drug, the only way to protect yourself is to make sure you take CoQ10 supplements with your medication. I’ve included all the pertinent information in my Report, How to De-Plaque Your Arteries. The plaque-busting remedies in my Report will also help improve your numbers faster so your doctor can reduce your dose—or even eliminate it entirely.

But given their bias against any vitamin therapy, doctors probably won’t advise this simple approach. Instead, their answer will be anti-inflammatory drugs, the next new “miracle cure.” Unfortunately, this approach will prove to be as misguided as cholesterol medications were.

The real solution to heart disease

The real solution is to halt the causes of inflammation, one of which is homocysteine, a harmless acid-like waste product that forms when you eat red meat and other protein foods. Homocysteine is quickly broken down by certain B vitamins, so it isn’t usually a problem. But if a person isn’t getting enough of these B vitamins (a widespread and disturbing problem in our country today), then homocysteine builds up to dangerous levels and “burns” the delicate tissue of artery walls. Plaque is then formed at the site of this inflammation as the body attempts to heal the damage.

How dangerous is this? Studies show that a high level of homocysteine is one of the most dangerous risk factors for heart disease. It increases a person’s risk of heart attack by 300 percent!

If you’re thinking a little extra B-vitamin intake would correct the problem, you’re on the right track. That’s exactly how some alternative M.D.s handle the problem. Studies as far back as 1988 show that this B vitamin lowers homocysteine levels back into the safety zone in just weeks. It has an 80% success rate. And the cost is about 5 cents a day.

The secret thyroid connection

But if you’re a good detective (and I think you are), you’re probably wondering what’s causing this B-vitamin deficiency in the first place? Closer investigation reveals that an underactive thyroid gland is at the root of the problem. This malfunction inhibits the absorption of B vitamins, causing homocysteine levels to skyrocket. The connection between the thyroid and heart disease was first mentioned in the 1976 book, Solved: The Riddle of Heart Attacks, by Dr. Broda Barnes. His research was largely ignored by the medical community, until the release of a study in 1999. At the Cleveland Clinic, researchers corrected the thyroid function in patients and saw homocysteine levels normalize on their own—without any need for vitamins.

Very few doctors, alternative or otherwise, are making this connection. But I believe if and when doctors get to the root of this problem, heart disease will nearly vanish. But that’s not all. An underactive thyroid and B-vitamin deficiency cause other health problems, too. It has been linked to Alzheimer’s... depression...and memory loss. Further symptoms include: Decrease in sexual desire (especially in males)...Obesity and weight-gain (because fats aren’t being metabolized adequately)...Cold hands and feet ...A weak immune system (making you more vulnerable to colds, flu, respiratory infections, and cancers)...Constipation...and Allergies, among others.

The common cause of many health problems

Sound familiar? You’re right again. These are the very health problems driving Americans to doctors in droves. Yet hypothyroidism is often missed and misdiagnosed these days. Most physicians usually treat these symptoms as individual problems. Modern medicine has become so “specialized,” doctors no longer see the forest for the trees.

It may seem incredible that one tiny gland can cause so many problems. But when you realize how crucial the thyroid is to so many important bodily functions, it begins to make sense. The truth is, we’ve got an invisible epidemic on our hands. Millions of Americans have malfunctioning thyroids without even realizing it. Symptoms are so commonplace, they’re considered “normal.” But it will be years before doctors catch on.

What’s causing the problem?

Three significant agricultural changes that have occurred in our country over the past 50 years are creating mineral deficiencies in our food supply, which in turn are causing widespread thyroid dysfunction. (One of those minerals, iodine, is absolutely essential to thyroid health.) My Special Report, The Hidden Cause of Heart Disease—And Its Easy Cure, describes each of these changes and explains how you can easily correct their effects. Neither a doctor’s visit nor a prescription are required—you can cure this on your own. Here’s how…

Check your thyroid. There’s an easy test that quickly reveals if you have an underactive thyroid. You can do it at home. All you need is an ordinary thermometer and a few simple directions that are spelled out in my Report. You’ll get an immediate answer.

How to correct the problem. There are two simple remedies to make your thyroid function normally again. Both are described in my Report. They’re easy, inexpensive, and produce fast results. I’ll provide complete directions.

Results are quick and impressive

Many people are delighted to find that, once their thyroid is fully functional again, they begin to lose weight…experience less depression…have a stronger sex drive…and suffer fewer colds and infections. Most see significant improvement within a few days!

High Homocysteine Levels Corrode Arteries Like a Rusty Pipe

ALL-NATURAL, NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE PROTOCOL FOR THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, DEMENTIA, MENTAL SENILITY AND CEREBRAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS; WAYNE GARLAND'S MASTER FORMULAS.-- http://www.antibiotic-alternatives.com/alzheimers_dementia_instructions.htm
"BACKGROUND: The rapidly growing multiple epidemics of Mental Senility, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease is a tragic phenomenon that shows no signs of abating. The growing number of people now living into their 80's and 90's is evolving into a population of people who suffer from significant loss of memory, cognitive function ability and loss of mental ability and basic language communication skills. Alzheimer's Disease in particular, is a serious health problem, it is now a common condition in the U.S. Many of those diagnosed are really victims of too many drugs being prescribed over too many years, or have nutritional deficiencies that have resulted in alarmingly high cholesterol/lipid/triglyceride levels in their blood which in turn, rot the delicate brain tissues. The newfound "silent killer", Homocysteine is also now at dangerous high levels in many people's blood and brain tissues. There is not one pharmaceutical drug that can treat all these problems, however natural therapies, healthy diet, detoxification of the blood and brain along with chelation therapy to remove dangerous, toxic heavy-metal Aluminum contamination, can very effectively reverse the severity of the problems and in a relatively short period of time.

COMMON SYMPTOMS: Loss of ability to think clearly or remember past or present facts, names, places, etc., loss of touch with reality, confusion, impaired judgment, difficulty in completing thoughts or following directions, personality and behavioral changes. In final stages, almost a return to infancy, communication is almost non-existent and previously non-expressed anger can explode on family members and close ones for no apparent reason. Feeding and elimination procedures become highly compromised except under constant supervision.

COMMON CAUSES: Poor or obstructed circulation is the first stage of creating this problem. If highly oxygenated blood cannot reach the brain, it very quickly declines in health like any other tissue, but in the case of the brain, with severe implications. Atherosclerosis, anemia, decreases in hormones, lack of basic daily exercise and supply of sufficient oxygen complicate the problem. Fluid accumulation in the brain, thyroid malfunction, high Aluminum toxicity from Tums, name-brand deodorants, aspirin, table salt which all contain high levels of Aluminum for buffering/release reasons are a common denominator in all dementia and Alzheimer's patients. Silver/mercury amalgam fillings in teeth that slowly seep into the blood and thus the brain exacerbate the Aluminum-Alzheimer's link. Inherited predisposition to mental illness, emotional shock and a high intake over the years of dairy such as milk, cheese, ice cream and butter also inflame the blood and add to the high fat contamination of brain tissues..." Read the rest of the report and the remedies listed on the site listed above.

Dangerous XO Factor in Homogenized Milk

The Killer Chlorine Connection
Toxins and chlorine connected to cancer and heart disease

There are several types of toxic buildups in the body that need to be dealt with to become healthy. As mentioned earlier, there is cellular toxicity primarily caused by the shunting of toxins into cells due to excess acidity in the blood.

There is heavy metal toxicity coming from years of exposure to highly toxic heavy metals. While many come from the environment, silver amalgam fillings, many vaccines and some other drugs put mercury and other metals into our body. Most large fish have elevated mercury levels. Elevated levels of heavy metals disrupt the immune system and must be dealt with when fighting cancer.

And then there is the toxic buildup in the colon of undigested foods and hardened fecal matter. Nutrient absorption is disrupted, and toxins sitting in that decaying mess are reabsorbed back into the body. This creates a constant stress on the immune system and a further load on the body's detoxification systems. Colon cleaning needs to happen on the journey to good health.

Did you know that what's put in your water to purify it may be causing your cancer (and heart disease)?

The French, with their lower cancer rates from consuming OPCs and resveratrol in red wine, have made red wine famous for its health benefits. There is another side to their low cancer rates though that most people don't know...

The French do not drink chlorinated water. They ozonate their water to purify it.

Does this make a difference? Absolutely.

"We are quite convinced... that there is an association between cancer and chlorinated water."
Medical College Of Wisconsin research team

We don't use chlorine because it's safe, we use it because it is cheap. We essentially still pour bleach in our water before we drink it. The long-term effects of chlorinated drinking water have recently been recognized. According to the U.S. Council Of Environmental Quality, "Cancer risk among people drinking chlorinated water is 93% higher than among those whose water does not contain chlorine."

It may cause much heart disease too. Dr. Joseph Price wrote a highly controversial book in the late sixties titled Coronaries/Cholesterol/Chlorine, and concluded that nothing can negate the incontrovertible fact, that the basic cause of arteriosclerosis, heart attacks and stroke, is chlorine.

Dr. Price later headed up a study using chickens as test subjects, where two groups of several hundred birds were observed throughout their span to maturity.

One group was given water with chlorine and the other without. The group raised with chlorine, when autopsied, showed some level of heart or circulatory disease in every specimen, the group without had no incidence of disease. The group without chlorine grew faster, larger and displayed vigorous health.

This study was well received in the poultry industry, and is still used as a reference today. As a result, most large poultry producers use dechlorinated water.

When chlorine is added to our water, it combines with other natural compounds to form Trihalomethanes (chlorination byproducts), or THMs. These chlorine byproducts trigger the production of free radicals in the body, causing cell damage, and are highly carcinogenic.

"Although concentrations of these carcinogens (THMs) are low, it is precisely these low levels that cancer scientists believe are responsible for the majority of human cancers in the United States". The Environmental Defense Fund

Dr. Robert Carlson, a highly respected University of Minnesota researcher, sums it up by claiming, "Chlorine is the greatest crippler and killer of modern times!"

Breast cancer, which now affects one in every eight women in North America, has recently been linked to the accumulation of chlorine compounds in the breast tissue. A study carried out in Hartford Connecticut, the first of it's kind in North America, found that:

Women with breast cancer have 50% to 60% higher levels of organochlorines (chlorination byproducts) in their breast tissue than women without breast cancer."

It is not just drinking chlorinated water that is the problem.

Up to two thirds of our exposure to chlorine is due to inhalation of steam and skin absorption while showering. A warm shower opens up the pores of the skin and allows for accelerated absorption of chlorine and other chemicals in water.

The steam we inhale while showering can contain up to 50 times the level of chemicals than tap water due to the fact that chlorine and most other contaminants vaporize much faster and at a lower temperature than water. Inhalation is a much more harmful means of exposure since the chlorine gas (chloroform) we inhale goes directly into our blood stream.

"Showering is suspected as the primary cause of elevated levels of chloroform in nearly every home because of chlorine in the water." Dr Lance Wallace, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

If you take showers using chlorinated water and are dealing with cancer, clearly installing a shower filter to dechlorinate your shower water makes good sense.

It is the buildup of toxins in the body that blocks cell oxygenation and leads to the development of cancer from low oxygen levels in cells. The key is to protect your cells by making sure you are taking plenty of antioxidants, stop drinking chlorinated water or taking showers in it, and get rid of the buildup of toxins in your body using safe and natural detoxifiers. Several will be mentioned later on in this report.

pH: Alkalize or Die, The Critical Effects of Acidity
Below, an excellent site with more pH info and a much more detailed food list: http://blpublications.com/html/body_healthyph.html

Exerpt--"Importance of Healthy pH in the Body

The scale that is used for measuring the pH, or hydrogen ion concentration … is from 0 to 14, with 7 being the neutral point. Below 7 is acidic; above 7 is alkaline. The optimal ph of the body's fluids, such as the blood urine, is 7.4, slightly alkaline. Outside of this range … the body activity is no longer optimal and the metabolism is out of balance.

The pH of the body is largely influenced by metabolic byproducts and our diet. Thus, pH is directly affected by the various categories of food that we eat and the internal mechanisms involved in their processing. Some foods that are acid in their composition can become alkalinizing following metabolization by the body, such as lemons. Accordingly, it is to become more aware of the impact that various foods and our eating habits have on the internal environment of the body.

An acidic system mean oxidation which means decay

Excess acidity causes numerous disturbances such as:

* Weakening of the skin, hair, nails, teeth, bones
* Deterioration of the digestive tract, leaky gut syndrome
* Candida
* Allergies
* Excitability of the nervous system, sciatica
* Tendency to depressive illness, anxiety, panic disorders
* Muscular spasms and cramps
* Enhances susceptibility to infections (bacterial, viral, etc.)
* Chronic fatigue
* Blockage of certain minerals which become unavailable
* Increased risk of cancerous cells proliferating

Interesting Facts About Life And Alkaline pH

In a free range chicken, the white of the egg has a pH of 9 (highly alkaline). The yoke of the egg has a pH of 6.5 (slightly acidic).

The white of the egg with a pH of 9 … acts as a protective cloak … shielding the yolk from bacteria, viruses, and fungi. While it’s structure, bearing the Hydrogen Matrix, brings forth life and participates in the millions of cells forming the body of the new baby chicken.

Like the egg … when the fluids of the human body are maintained at a healthy alkaline level (7.4) … it protects the body from bacteria, viruses and fungi … as well as bringing forth the life-giving form inherent within the hydrogen matrix. I know that might sound a little "new age" to some of you, but keep in mind that God is a God of order."

The Sugar Connection to Cardiovascular Disease
This information has been largely withheld from the general public, but sugar is a leading cause of heart disease. It raises triglycerides and serum cholesterol levels and causes blood platelets responsible for clotting to become sticky. (Proc Nutr Soc 70;29[1]:Supple:3A) (Postgrad Med J 69;45:608)

Studies at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Center in California proved that even moderate sugar intake reduces the level of beneficial HDLs, and that eliminating sugar can help lower cholesterol and triglycerides, especially in men who experience trouble digesting carbohydrates. (Human Nut: Clin Nut 85;39C:389)

According to a report in Lancet, researchers at the University of London reported the connection between heart disease and sugar. They found that all cholesterol patients had a high intake of carbohydrates, but not necessarily a high fat intake.

Sugar converts to fat, which raises the level of blood fats and it also disrupts the production of beneficial intestinal bacteria, which can indirectly raise blood cholesterol levels, reports Dr. David Williams.

Potentially worse is the fact that refined sugar can cause the release of excess insulin. It grabs sugar out of the bloodstream quickly, but remains circulating in the blood for hours longer. According to Dr. Williams, insulin is now believed to cause cholesterol and other fats to be deposited in the walls of blood vessels. That would explain why insulin-dependent diabetics develop serious cardiovascular problems, while others who control their disease with diet, don't.

Good Foods
First and foremost, we should be eating organically-grown, unprocessed foods. The best organic foods are grown with not only natural organic fertilizer, but with soil that has been remineralized with rock dust, which is broken down by microbes and taken into the soil and up into plants. That is how our now minerally-depleted soils were created in the first place, and how seawater gets ionic minerals that make a perfect growth medium for all things marine. In fact, as soon as it becomes available in the spring of 2005, "Ocean Plasma" is a nutritional/therapeutic supplement which can even replace blood plasma in transfusion, would be an ideal supplement for anyone with cardiovascular/cholesterol problems, as well as any other condition or disease. (See oceanplasma.org)

The incredible, edible egg: studies have now proven that moderate consumption of eggs has little influence on cholesterol levels, in spite of the earlier campaign against all foods with natural cholesterol. Even better, combine a low-fat, high-complex carb, high fiber diet and no bad effect was seen. (British Medical Journal, Vol 294, Page 333)

In fact, egg yolks contain beneficial choline, which keeps fat and cholesterol dissolved and flowing through the bloodstream instead of attaching to arterial walls. Choline is a component of lecithin, a beneficial supplement for that reason. Making fat and cholesterol soluble prevents blockages and clots. Eggs are also rich in minerals, vitamins and essential amino acids. Now omega-3 eggs are available (fed flaxseed), and free-range eggs, which are far better than eggs from commercially housed chickens.

However, eggs are one of the most common food allergies (immune system) or food intolerances (digestive system, body chemistry), so you need to be certain that eggs or eggs in combination with other foods are not a problem. (See Dr. Harold Dick, food allergies,)

Onions: while a high fat meal can cause blood cells to become sticky and thus more likely to cause clots and blockages, vitamins E and C can help counteract this effect, but a big dose of onions are even better. As little as two ounces of grilled onion with a fatty meal can reportedly counteract the fat. (Indian J Med Res 66;54[1]:48-53)

Japanese researchers found that the sulfur in both onions and garlic help prevent blood clot formation. In a study conducted by Dr. Victor Gurewich of Tufts University, patients ate one raw onion per day.  That raised their good HDL levels an average of 30%, which brought them all within normal ranges. To benefit from the sulfur, onions need to be raw. Cooking inactivates the sulfur molecule. (We eat raw onions in daily salads with spring lettuce, walnuts, avocado, garlic, and whatever vegetables are around, and coat all with extra virgin olive oil and good quality balsam vinegar which tames down all the ingredients.) Even half a raw onion a day will reduce your chances for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart attacks. Good HDL will rise around 30% eventually, but it takes several months for this event to happen.

Fish & Fish Oil: According to recent studies, two ounces of fish per week can cut your risk of heart disease in half. (NEJM 85;May 9:[312]:1205) Fish oil can lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels. (Nut Reviews 85;43:268) It helps prevent the formation of abnormal clots and can even reduce angina pain and tissue damage caused by heart attacks and strokes. (Athero 84;50:3) (prostaglandins 80;20:[6]:1021) (Stroke 84;15:[1]:65)

Earlier testing with fish oil showed little results when only 4-10 grams a day were used. Higher dosages need to be used to lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels. Oil capsules can be expensive. Dr. Williams advises just eating fresh boiled or grilled (not fried) fish during the week. He suggests fish like salmon or tuna.

Spirulina: vegetarians can use this blue-green algae for the same effect.

Flaxseed: excellent for high cholesterol and triglycerides, and for atherosclerosis, where the arteries are clogged. This can take the place of fish and fish oil, at considerably lower cost. To digest flaxseed, it needs to be ground in a coffee grinder right before using them (they spoil fast this way and need to be used up immediately) or it will pass right through the system whole. You need to drink more water with flaxseed, which helps with constipation, but without enough water can cause it. Omega 3 rich flaxseed oil can be used also (we use both, and keep the seeds in the fridge and the oil in the freezer). Take at least a tablespoon a day. It can be used in salads, put in protein or fruit drinks, or any other way you can think of. The best way is mixed with cottage cheese or another high-sulfur content food like tofu. Sulfur helps it dissolve and absorb better, and is the primary component of an anti-cancer treatment used by Germany's internationally-known cancer specialist Dr. Johanna Budwig. In the cottage cheese mix, it becomes a much tastier dish if you add crushed pineapple (in it's own juices) or another fruit for flavor. The same with tofu and oil--make it into a fruit slushy and the oil goes down much easier. We have even taken bread like toasted or fresh Ezekiel bread and dipped pieces in oil to eat unmixed. MSM (sulfur) capsules taken with the oil may have the same effect. Ground flaxseed is more easily digested and a rich source of other nutrients, but it takes a lot to get the benefits of the oil. Avoid flaxseed oil in capsules. It is too processed for much benefit.

Silkworm Enzyme Dissolves Plaque

Pineapple Enzyme Dissolves Plaque and Other Benefits

Other Good Supplements
Some type of "superfood" is a must. Every health food store carries some type of green superfood with most of the nutrients needed by the human body, or you can order them on the internet. Ocean Plasma, when it becomes available, which is seawater from certain specific locations that has been properly diluted to resemble healthy blood plasma, may be the perfect supplement. Seasilver, made from 10 sea plants, aloe vera, and some other beneficial ingredients is excellent, and tastes good so it's easy it give to children. Dr. Joel Wallach, author of the most famous audio tape in the world, "Dead Doctors Don't Lie" sells minerals mined from a prehistoric source which may have ingredients and oxygen levels unknown today, but more perfectly suited to our caveman digestive systems than more modern land-derived mineral sources. His products are available online. There are many fine whole food-based superfood products available in health food stores and online.

The closer to food origins any supplement comes, the better. These are natural nutrient complexes, which are FAR better than isolated vitamins and minerals extracted from their natural form. Vitamins are synergistic, meaning they work in tandem with the food components they occur with. They are much better taken in whole food supplements which supply everything in it's proper form and ratios. If you take individual pills and are missing some key ingredient for digestion and assimilation, then they are of little or no value, and can even cause imbalances and other problems. The late Dr. Harold Dick considered vitamin pills to be "dangerous drugs" and advised against any use except for a special form of vitamin C he sometimes used in emergencies. He always said "eat the whole food." Whole food supplements might be even better, since the usually organically grown mix provides more than most people would normally eat.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin/nicotinic acid): a superficial vasodilator that opens up blood vessels near the skin. In one study they started with 100 mg daily, and gradually increased that over a period of 12 weeks to 1,000-2,000 (1-2 grams) daily. The slow increase helped people adjust to the side effects (flushing/itching). Some other temporary side effects included headaches, nausea, diarrhea, and upset stomach which resolved in most of the patients, but not all. In the higher doses, over a period of several months, bad cholesterol lowered by 16% and good cholesterol increased by 41%. In lower doses--under 1000 mg--the results were cut in half.

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10): this is the ultimate heart protector. It helps in the production of cellular energy, of which the heart is the greatest energy-using organ. It is also a potent antioxidant. Liquid softgels are best. Dr. Williams suggests 30-60 mg per day.

Vitamin C: the only antioxidant known that helps prevent and reverse heart disease. It has been shown to reverse atherosclerotic lesions in both animals and humans. Studies show positive effects in from 2-6 months using 11/2-3 g of vitamin C daily. It can lower total cholesterol, blood fats, triglycerides levels, and platelet adhesiveness while increasing the good cholesterol levels. It does have an effect on copper levels, which may need to be increased in dietary form.

Lecithin: speaking in Celsius degrees, the human body is normally 37 C, and a chunk of cholesterol needs a temperature of 149 C to melt. To unstick it from your arteries, it has to be dissolved and liquefied, which only happens where there is enough lecithin in your bloodstream to make it soluble. Once it liquefies, it will go to the liver for excretion. That makes adding a daily dose of lecithin to your diet essential, if you have clogged arteries. If not in egg yolk, then in supplement form. Unfortunately, lecithin can't be patented so the drug companies and media controlled by drug money do not endorse the use of lecithin for this purpose. No profit, no promotion.

Selenium:

Citrus Pectin:

Magnesium:

Folic Acid:

Vitamin E:

Tocotrienols:

Vitamin B12:

L-carnitine:

L-taurine:

Green Tea:

Quercetin:

Cayenne:

Garlic:

Vitamin B6:

Hawthorn Standard Red Extract:

Alfalfa Leaf powder:

L-arginine:

Siberian ginseng:

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Dianne Jacobs Thompson  Est. 2003
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