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 Re: Betaine HCL for GERD

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:35:51 -0500
Posted by Gene (San Diego, Ca) on 03/03/2015

Bill, Thanks for the insightful information. Could you please include the bile component of digestion. I'm currently using Ox Bile, but am not sure when the optimal time before/during/after a meal to take - and also what quantity. Thanks, GA

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 Re: Acidophilus Cured 13 Year Old Daughter With Bad Breath

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:34:57 -0500
Posted by Dimitra (Greece) on 03/03/2015

Hi! I'm so happy for you, acidophilus is really great. Be carefull though cause the bacteria needs to be alive. keep it in the Fridge. What brand did you take? I took health aid 4billion and now tried from now foods 8billion.

Well I wish the best for you and your family!

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Jock Itch

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:26:12 -0500
Posted by Ivy (Louisiana, US) on 03/03/2015

[YEA]  For apple cider vinegar, the easiest way to apply it for jock itch is go find yourself a clean spray bottle. I used one that use to contain facial toner so it's a very fine mist. Clean it out really well if it's not a new bottle. Then fill with your vinegar, some people recommend diluting it with water, but I find it takes longer to dry and it's less effective although it may sting more on really bad spots. I spray the affected area a few times a day and I take an extra min to let it dry and then powder down with talc. Be warned most baby powder these days is made from corn starch which can make your infection much worse as it becomes food for the fungus. I like the spray bottle because I can keep it in my purse with a travel size bottle of talc powder for when I have issues at work. Once you get past the sting of the vinegar, it becomes very soothing as it kills off the infection simply by being too acidic for it to survive, making it safe and effective.

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 Re: Natural Cure for Insomnia, Niacinamide

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:21:18 -0500
Posted by Bama (Bama) on 03/03/2015

[WARNING!]  Niacinamide lowers my blood pressure so much that I faint. I was taking 100 mg. Be careful.

Sores Inside Nose that Won't Heal

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:20:32 -0500
Posted by Eileen (Houston, Texas) on 03/03/2015

This has been going on for years. I have a sore scabby place deep inside my right nostril that absolutely refuses to heal. I have used Neosporin, cold sore medicine, honey. The Neosporin soothes it temporarily. I don't want to see a doctor because I never have good luck with them, they scare me to death. Is there anything I could be trying that would be more effective? Thank you for taking the time to read this and for any information you can offer. Much appreciated!

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 Re: Looking for Czech Remedy for Splinters

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:16:43 -0500
Posted by Cathy (Texas) on 03/03/2015

I just had a question. Do you know anything about a paste that can draw out splinters etc. Smells good and is light brown. We know it has bees wax in it, maybe alcohol. My dad had the recipe from his mom but it is gone and both are deceased. Thanks for all your help and reading this.

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 Re: Whitfield's Ointment for Jock Itch

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:10:10 -0500
Posted by Thewind777 (Mesa, Az) on 03/03/2015

But, I really wouldn't screw around with the bacteria balance in the vagina directly. If you do, it can be a difficult thing to get it balanced again. Generally, if a woman is having problems 'down there'... it is an indicator that Candida is a problem in your colon and should be dealt with there, instead.

It usually means that one has to cut out white flour - which means no spaghetti, no white bread, etc. Next, one takes a good enteric-coated multi-dophillus with 16 different strains that is refrigerated at a Health Food store through the mouth. Stop drinking alcohol. Stop steroid use, if possible. Start taking things which inhibit candida (coconut oil, 1 T twice - 3 times per-day, increase garlic consumption). Read about Candida and eliminating it from your diet.

If you determine that your vagina is already having severe problems, one thing many people do is take one whole garlic clove, put it into a mesh bag and put it up there overnight. Since acidophilus has been getting along with garlic forever, it won't die - but Candida will. Garlic can burn, however. That's why you put it in a mesh bag. You can use a green tea bag, take the tea out. Some take a needle and pierce it once or twice, then do it.

The other one that people tend to do is Boric Acid put into gelcaps and inserted one-per-day for 14 days. However, there are those who warn about it being a poison. Women have been using it for that purpose for a very long time, however, and it never has caused anybody a problem that I know of.

Topically? It is very easy to dry out the labia, and essential oils tend to suck every bit of moisture from skin. That is way too harsh. Witch Hazel works by tannin, yet it is gentle and effective for the surface of the labia.

Olive oil, on the surface or inserted, also has anti-candida properties, as does Coconut oil (the Caprylic Adid content); plus, it lubricates.

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If it is really jock itch (tinea fungus), then again, getting a fungal infection anywhere on your body generally means your body has been imbalanced by too much antibiotic use over time. Get Candida under control and that will help the tinea.

Washing the surface area with Pau-d'Arco Tea, is another gentle one. Let it steep in the hot water for a half-hour. Make sure the water has cooled to wrist temperature before you put it on. Tannins kill fungus.

So, what I would recommend for men, I wouldn't recommend for women as much because of fears of imbalancing the vagina flora. It is best to treat it from inside your colon rather than inside the vagina, if possible; and deal with it topically in gentle ways which don't dry out the skin.

Taking a good, refrigerated and enteric-coated Multi-dophilus that has 16 different strains by mouth is what I would suggest, coupled with an Anti-fungal diet. The vagina is closely associated with the colon. There's just a thin mucal membrane separating the two, you might say. Generally treating the colon treats the vagina.

Oh, and the reason I suggested Luvina is... even though it is designed to lubricate the vagina, it seems to set up the proper pH and adds a 'pre-biotic' which is sort of like a pro-biotic, which sometimes helps with the problem. Setting up a proper environment is essential.

As always, all that I say - take it with a grain of salt and do your own research. I am not a doctor, nor can anything I say be termed doctor's advice. When dealing with your vagina it is always best to ask your gynecologist.

But it seems like I am more careful in that respect than you are. So my suggestions would probably be more gentle than what you've already been doing. Do put any acidophilus up your vagina, only do one capsule. Any gel cap will dissolve.

And, when I said, "1/4 - 1/2 cup of bleach to 1/3 tub of water." I meant a bathtub, not some small tub of water. I add water until the water starts running out the overflow drain.

Most bathtubs have an overflow drain which works to keep tubs from flowing-over. When you get into the tub. I fill the tub until it's about 1 1/2" below this overflow hole; once you get in, the water should completely cover you, if possible.

Is Alpha Borax OK to Use for South Africans?

Tue, 03 Mar 15 12:01:16 -0500
Posted by Nola (South Africa) on 03/03/2015

I live in South Africa, the only borax I can find here is Alpha borax. can anyone tell me if this ok to ingest. Much appreciated.

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 Re: Atrial Fibrillation

Tue, 03 Mar 15 11:57:06 -0500
Posted by James (Nh., US) on 03/03/2015

Pat, glad you found your way to the Chiro. Hopefully they provide some relief. My impingement wasn't in my lower back, but neck. I did not use a Chiro however, because they always adjust my neck side to side. The issue is on the inside of my neck/spine vertebrae C1-5, and now I do my own adjustment, Heat for 1 hour, hanging head over the edge of a bed for 30 min. PACs gone for 3 months now. I used to use Ice also. That was ok for low back, but not upper. Keep us posted!

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 Re: Arginine and Taurine Had Profound Effect on Arrhythmia

Tue, 03 Mar 15 11:50:07 -0500
Posted by Hwkmn05 (Nh., US) on 03/03/2015

Pat, never saw this post until today! Must have jumped over from the other blog.

I'm not sure where I posted my supplement conversion, but those dosages look low. More like 3 gms Taurine, 1200mg Mag, 4000 mg Haw, and a few other things.

Yes, you have to be committed to this or you will be waiting some time to add the Flec, seeing that your blood is thinning with Mag and HR is lower with Hawthorne, it will interfere.

16 hrs is not long in AF. I was in once for 14 days, no clotting and certainly no stroke. Sounds like some other issue going on with her.

My supplement usage is very low now. Mostly doing C 4000mg, little Mag a bedtime. B12, fish oil. Taurine and Haw occasionally.

Mostly, as I've said before, the Vagus nerve treatment, so far so good. Added some nutritional balancing with different cleanses/enemas to some good results of wgt loss etc. Be well!

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 Re: Avocado for Arthritis

Tue, 03 Mar 15 11:46:07 -0500
Posted by Phil (Uk) on 03/03/2015

[YEA]  Felista, I have arthritis in my knees and they are always popping when I walk upstairs and bend my knees to sit down. I'm trying to cut out meat as I don't think we are supposed to eat meat? I have had raw veg & fruit, replacing meat with avocados for the last 3 days and my knees have stopped popping already. It's incredible :)

Apple Cider Vinegar is a Hemorrhoid Cure

Tue, 03 Mar 15 11:29:02 -0500
Posted by Neil (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) on 03/03/2015

[YEA]  I'm a 39 year old male and a few days ago I discovered a hemorrhoid and freaked out thinking that it might be a cancerous tumor. After a bit of googling I realized that it was more than likely a hemorrhoid. I thought perhaps that if I just left it alone it would go away of it's own accord but it became more and more uncomfortable to sit down for long periods of time. Back to google again where I found your website and after reading a couple of the reviews I tried the apple cider vinegar treatment. I dabbed a bit of the ACV on the affected area using a folded tissue and within an hour the swelling had reduced substantially. I plan to carry on using the ACV until the hemorrhoid has totally disappeared. I'm so grateful that I discovered your website. My brother suffers from hemorrhoids and has already undergone two painful surgeries to have them removed, will definitely mention this treatment the next time I see him.

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 Re: Candida and Coconut Oil

Tue, 03 Mar 15 11:26:05 -0500
Posted by Kari (Az., US) on 03/03/2015

I too agree that something else could be going on with your immune system or cross contamination. I am in my 60s, was married at 21, had kids, etc. and have never had a yeast infection or bladder infection. I hope you will further check into why this is happening.

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 Re: Sodium Bicarbonate for Candida

Tue, 03 Mar 15 10:08:06 -0500
Posted by Bill (San Fernando) on 03/03/2015

Hi Song Lee...I'm not sure why you think sodium bicarbonate and water is dangerous for your stomach or intestines but I will explain it and try to convince you otherwise.

Please bear in mind the following facts about the intestines:

1. The intestines is about 30 feet long in an adult.

2. The intestinal inner surface is a very convoluted and a highly efficient absorptive pathway into the blood for nutrients.

3. It has also been proven through research that the whole nutrient absorption area of an adult's intestines is about the same size as a tennis court. It's huge!!

4. The duodenum or upper intestines area must be alkaline. I have read research which found that the pH of the upper intestines mucosa(duodenum area) must be maintained at a high alkaline pH of 8.5 for good intestinal health.

5. The lower part of the intestines(the last 10 feet or so), where our friendly lacto bacteria reside, should be acidic(the acidic pH varies).

6. Main stage digestion in the duodenum must take place in an alkaline to neutral medium, otherwise all the pancreatic enzymes(including lipase, amylase, trypsin, chemotrypsin, lactase etc) used in main stage digestion will not be able to act on and digest food. These enzymes cannot work and do their job in an acid medium.

7. Surprisingly, after the stomach has finished its digestion process, it secretes bicarbonates which helps to neutralize any residual hydrochloric acid. The stomach parietal cells then re-absorb these as chloride salts later to be converted into HCL the next time you have a meal. So even the stomach needs bicarbonates.

* The pancreatic juices carry all the enzymes from the pancreas into the duodenum for main stage digestion. These alkaline juices contain significant amounts of bicarbonates. If the pancreas had no bicarbonates to secrete then the acid stomach chyme(food+stomach acid) would not be neutralized and digestion would not occur. The food would then sit there and stagnate or rot, causing further serious disease in the intestines.

* Both liver bile(alkaline) and bicarbonates from the pancreas act on food fats to create a form of soap. This allows for easy travel of the feces down the intestines. If you didn't have enough bile or bicarbonates then this would cause severe constipation (as sometimes occurs in people who have had their gall bladder removed).

Now think of taking 1/2 tspn of sodium bicarbonate with water. How long would it take, travelling down the intestines, before the sodium bicarbonate in water was either neutralized by acids or was absorbed directly and rapidly into the blood by the intestines? I've worked out that it would probably take about 10 ft of travel before all the sodium bicarb was gone or absorbed into the blood. So the sodium bicarb would only ever tend to act to alkalize the upper intestinal region(which needs to be alkaline). What's more, the sodium bicarb would not be able to travel down or reach the last 20 feet of the intestines because it would be gone -- all absorbed into the blood or neutraized by acids in the upper intestines.

I would certainly agree with you that taking sodium bicarbonate and water at the same time as your meal would not be beneficial because it would neutralize the stomach acid and cause all sorts of serious problems. But I have never recommended taking sodium bicarbonate that way.

You should only ever alkalize with sodium bicarb one hour after you have stopped eating. This will not harm your stomach because the stomach stops working about 30 minutes after you finish eating your food so that all or most of the acid food or chyme has already moved into the the duodenum for main stage digestion, which also needs to be alkaline to neutral to be able to digest the food. So if you supplement sodium bicarb with water one hour after you have finished eating then this will also help main stage digestion by neutralizing the HCL in the duodenum where this acid is not wanted.

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 Re: Hydration Cubes for Vaginal Atrophy

Mon, 02 Mar 15 23:19:17 -0500
Posted by James (CO) on 03/02/2015

Linda, I'm not a doctor or anything, but from the reading I've done, it sounds like you're on the right track by interpreting your body's reaction as saying the dose is too high. The symptoms you mention all sound like what happens when one is getting more estrogen than needed.

When my wife first started using these, her Naturopath recommended she use one a night for 2 weeks, then slowly taper off until she was using only 1 a week. The reason, she said, was to get the tissues plumped up...requires a heavy dose, or a high concentration initially. Then, once the tissues are soft and supple, she said my wife could taper off to 1 a week.

Just before we learned of the Hydration Cubes, however, we stocked up on some "natural vitamin E suppositories." We got them on the web, no prescription required.

So once we met with the Naturopath, and she prescribed the Hydration Cubes, I was feel like, "wow, now what do we do with all these natural vitamin E suppositories?"

And she said it was just fine for my wife to continue to use 1 or so a week of the natural vitamin E suppositories. So that's what she's done. It's almost like there's 2 issues at hand. One is the state of the tissue (i.e., originally it had kind of shriveled up like a prune, and was dry and the opposite of soft and supple.) But also, there was the issue of lack of arousal lubrication.

Well, once those tissues came alive again, so to speak, and became soft and supple, she continued to use 1 vitamin E suppository a week as well as 1 hydration cube a week. Also, she would use one vitamin E suppository just before we had sex. It helped ensure proper lubrication.

Just thought I'd mention the concept of using them in conjunction with each other - the hydration cubes to get the tissues in the desired state (of being soft and pliable and supple) - and the Vitamin E suppositories to help ensure proper lubrication.

Not sure if this helps or not, but maybe that can help allow you to reduce the frequency that you use the hydration cubes, and thus lessen your body's reaction. Just an idea. It might be a good idea, if it's possible, to try and see a Naturopath.

Lastly, I noticed from doing searches, that there seems to be 2 different hydration cubes. One says it's 1 x 12, and the other says it's 2 x 12. May I ask, which one are you using? My wife is using the 1 x 12. (In case the 2 refers to the strength, thought I'd mention it.) To be super clear, when I search for hydration cubes, I see "Bezwecken, Hydration Cubes 1 x 12 Cubes, " and I also see "Hydration Cubes 2X 12 Cubes"

Wishing you all the best.

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 Re: EMF Causing Tinnitus

Mon, 02 Mar 15 23:13:45 -0500
Posted by Judy (Phoenix, Arizona) on 03/02/2015

[NAY]  What's happening across the board after Smart Meters are installed removing the safer mechanical analogs we once had on our homes, the pulsing of radiation throughout our homes (up to 190K times per day) is causing high pitched ringing in the ears. It's amplified by the amount of cell / receptor towers also being installed throughout our communities. It's EMF (electro-magnetic field) overload. It's jolting people awake as the utility companies download the data (data dumps) during the middle of the night. People are also complaining of being woken up generally on the hour. If our bodies don't get at least 5 hours of uninterrupted sleep, our bodies don't heal and our immune systems are depleted. Smart Meters are not mandatory so you can have an analog placed back on. Make sure it isn't a "trojan" analog, I.e., it still transmits data. Ringing in the ears is the least of health symptoms due to Smart Meters. Check out ~ SmartMeterEducationNetwork.com

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 Re: Betaine HCL for GERD

Mon, 02 Mar 15 23:13:12 -0500
Posted by Gene Aum (San Diego, Ca) on 03/02/2015

Bill, Thanks for the insightful information. Could you please include the bile component of digestion.

I'm currently using Ox Bile, but am not sure when the optimal time before/during/after a meal to take - and also what quantity.

Thanks, GA

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 Re: Hydrogen Peroxide Inhalation Method for Lung Issues

Mon, 02 Mar 15 23:12:41 -0500
Posted by Sundance (Uk) on 03/02/2015

I've researched a lot about h2o2 and as it is healing you, people can experience different symptoms I'm led to believe, that one of them is fatigue due to the extra stress put on your system due to the peroxide doing healing and cleansing within your cells. It should pass through time. Thought I would share this with you.

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 Re: Ted

Mon, 02 Mar 15 23:11:35 -0500
Posted by Doddie (Georgia) on 03/01/2015

Hi Ted, I am happy that everything is working itself out out for you. I found out just today about what you are going thru and am very saddened about it. Me personally, I love you Ted and will definitely keep you up in my prayers. You are a good man Mr. Ted from Bangkok and I have enjoyed your(and everyone elses)contribution to this blog. God Bless you!! Earth clinic people lets continue to keep Ted lifted up in prayer! Thank You

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