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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alternative Treatment and Prevention

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Posted by Nat (Brooklyn, NY 11204) on 07/16/2020
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Salt water for sore throat and other respiratory issues, maybe also worth trying for Coronavirus:

Drinking salt water (not only gargling with it) helps heal sore throat and other respiratory problems. The salt water should be pleasantly salty and not excessively salty. Salt water drinking might help some people even more than Vitamin C and Zinc, although Vitamin C, Zinc, (and Quercetin) are also very helpful.

Once I had a very painful sore throat and couldn't get to the doctor. Vitamin C and Zinc, which often helped, were not helping. The pain was so bad that I thought that maybe I should go to the emergency room. But after following a neighbor's recommendation to gargle with salt water (for fifteen minutes or more) there seemed to be a bit of improvement.

With great thankfulness to the Al-mighty's kindness, the thought of drinking a few glasses of salt water suddenly came to me. After taking several glasses of salty water, l felt significant improvement. Over the next few days I continued drinking several glasses of salt water each day. Within a few days, the sore throat was gone.

I gave this recommendation to a friend who had Coronavirus, who was feeling better, but was still having some respiratory issues. She said that drinking the salt water helped her a lot.

In conjunction with following the doctors instruction, maybe people with Coronavirus might try this simple thing as an ad-on to whatever else they are taking. It can't hurt, and it might help.

May there be quick healing for all of humanity and all of the world.


Salt
Posted by Mary (NY NY) on 04/03/2020
5 out of 5 stars

Hi Eric, I recently got COVID-19 after taking a friend to the hospital. My initial symptoms were a dry cough and fever elevation of 1 degree from 98.6 to 99.6. I tried everything over the course of 5 days - lemon juice, oil of wild oregano, honey, vinegar, chicken bone broth, extra doses of vitamin C. I have a pretty good diet and take a good multivitamin. I would get better for a couple of hours and then I would get worse again. After 5 days I got the shortness of breath. I started the salt therapy internally on day 6. I used the iodized Morton table salt and CVS saline nasal spray that contains sodium chloride. I boiled 2 cups water and added a quarter teaspoon of table salt. I drank it every two hours. I would drink the two cups over the course of a day. I also used the CVS saline nasal spray every two hours. After 2 days my symptoms were completely gone. Please note that I would stop the salt therapy during mealtimes when I would add a little salt to my food. Note: The RDA for sodium for an average adult is 1,300 mg with a tolerable UL Intake per day of 2,300 mg. Sodium chloride or table salt is approximately 40% sodium. 1 teaspoon salt = 2,300 mg sodium. *** Do not exceed 1 teaspoon salt over the course of a day. Thank you to earth clinic for helping us through this difficult time!


Salt
Posted by Mary (NY NY) on 04/01/2020
5 out of 5 stars

Salt (NACL) and Water (H2O) The following link provides information about cleansing the sinuses and breathing passages with hypertonic saline to augment the natural killing mechanisms of the immune system. Theoretically, regular daily hypertonic saline nasal irrigation and gargle (HSNIG) could be a proactive step to kill the coronavirus. Note: Hypertonic Saline Solution made from table salt (sodium chloride) and water (H2O) has the same main ingredients (hydrogen, oxygen, chloride) as hydroxychloroquine being used with success in France to shorten the duration of COVID-19 and currently being tested in New York City. Here are excerpts from the article: We know about the cleaning power of bleach and are using it to sanitize surfaces amid the coronavirus. Have you ever wondered why this works? A certain chemical, hypochlorous acid (HOCL), in the bleach kills pathogens, including fungus, bacterium, and virus. Obviously, it is not safe to inhale or ingest bleach. However, we do have an easy and safe alternative. Cells lining the nose and throat can produce HOCL when they are bathed with chloride. One of the easiest ways to accomplish this exposure is using sodium chloride, better known as salt or saline. The more chloride presented to the cells, the more HOCL they generate. The process was clearly presented in 2018 by Dr. Sandeep Ramalingam and his colleagues, who said, “Antiviral innate immune response in non-myeloid cells is augmented by chloride ions via an increase in intracellular hypochlorous acid levels.” Your white blood cells also produce HOCL, which plays a critical role in the initial immune response to a variety of infections, including COVID-19. In light of the tremendous transmission rate of the virus, it is their recommendation that everyone practice HSNIG. While this hypothesis needs to be confirmed, they do not see a downside to implementing this very safe self-care approach now, in addition to the current measures of social distancing and personal hygiene. Homemade Hypertonic Saline Solution Ingredients: 4 cups of freshly boiled water (rolling boil for 3 minutes to purify) 2 tablespoons of sea salt or table salt (non-iodized salt preferred but not critical) How to use: Go to the website for complete instructions on how to perform nasal irrigation and gargling. Frequency of use: If you have symptoms or a confirmed case of COVID-19, repeat the usage up to every two hours during the first few days as symptoms are present. If you are asymptomatic and do not have known COVID-19, repeat the usage every four to six hours as a preventative measure. At the time of publishing this article, they recommend all people in the United States do this hypertonic saline nasal irrigation and gargle. They recommend continuation at least until the U.S. Centers for Disease Control no longer considers COVID-19 a serious threat in this country. https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/27/how-grandmothers-gargling-remedy-could-help-abate-the-wuhan-virus/


Salt
Posted by Jerome A. Jacobsen (Hollywood Hills, CA) on 03/30/2020
5 out of 5 stars

Saw this research too a few months ago in looking for alternatives for healthcare professionals who are running dangerously low on PPE. While we await N95 masks, it is worth it (nothing to lose) to get this inormation to the designers who are rapidly sewing these masks together - or to the wearers themselves who a reusing them as a last resort - so that they may have a fighting chance to kill the virus with the sharp crystal edges afforded by the sodium solutiions. Will draft and send recommendation to the manufacturers and sports teams to encourage the incorporoation or recommendation to incorporate upon arrival by hospitals and medicant al staff. Again, it's worth trying as these valiant angels fight for human lives, and there is some really good supportive science here. Staff can also track effectiveness by infection rates. Please write me if you want to comment or support this effort to inform. [email protected]


Salt
Posted by Mary (NY, NY) on 03/28/2020
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Hypertonic Saline Nasal Irrigation and Gargle (HSNIG) The following link provides information about cleansing the sinuses and breathing passages with hypertonic saline to augment the natural killing mechanisms of the immune system. Theoretically, regular daily hypertonic saline nasal irrigation and gargle (HSNIG) could be a proactive step to kill the coronavirus. Our country is taking bold actions to curtail the spread of COVID-19. In light of the tremendous transmission rate of the virus, it is their recommendation that everyone practice HSNIG. While this hypothesis needs to be confirmed, they do not see a downside to implementing this very safe self-care approach now, in addition to the current measures of social distancing and personal hygiene. Homemade Hypertonic Saline Solution Ingredients: 4 cups of freshly boiled water (rolling boil for 3 minutes to purify) 2 tablespoons of sea salt or table salt (non-iodized salt preferred but not critical) How to make: Wash your hands thoroughly. Choose a clean container or flask. Add the salt. Pour the freshly boiled water into the container and mix thoroughly until salt completely dissolves. Close the container with an airtight lid and store in the refrigerator. Make a fresh batch every 24 hours. To make a smaller batch, use 1 cup of water with 1 tablespoon of salt. How to use: Go to the website for complete instructions on how to perform nasal irrigation and gargling. Frequency of use: If you have symptoms or a confirmed case of COVID-19, repeat the usage up to every two hours during the first few days as symptoms are present. If you are asymptomatic and do not have known COVID-19, repeat the usage every four to six hours as a preventative measure. At the time of publishing this article, they recommend all people in the United States do this hypertonic saline nasal irrigation and gargle. They recommend continuation at least until the U.S. Centers for Disease Control no longer considers COVID-19 a serious threat in this country. https://thefederalist.com/2020/03/27/how-grandmothers-gargling-remedy-could-help-abate-the-wuhan-virus/


Salt
Posted by Mary (NY NY) on 03/28/2020
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Below is a link to an article about a biomedical engineer that created a mask coated in salt that he says could neutralize viruses like the coronavirus in 5 minutes. He said because the molecular structure of salt is crystalline, its hard, sharp corners can pierce viruses, rendering them unviable. His team has been testing salt-coated masks in the lab for the past few years, and found that they can inactivate three strains of the influenza virus. https://www.businessinsider.com/mask-coated-in-salt-neutralizes-viruses-like-coronavirus-2020-2 Here are the ingredients of Gatorade from Wikipedia: water, sucrose (table sugar), dextrose, citric acid, natural flavor, sodium chloride (table salt), sodium citrate, monopotassium phosphate, and flavoring/coloring ingredients. Some Gatorade flavor variations used to contain brominated vegetable oil as a stabilizer. The main ingredients are the same as table salt - sodium and chloride. For a dozen days Carl Goldman was reduced to a 20- by 30-foot containment room on the Diamond Princess and his only visitors came bearing coronavirus testing kits and bottles of Gatorade while dressed head to toe in hazmat suits. Here's the link: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/tests-doctors-hazmat-suits-lots-gatorade-report-inside-coronavirus-quaratine-n1150601 Based on the information above, sodium chloride found in nasal sprays, table salt and Gatorade have the potential to kill coronavirus. Adding anti-fungal agents like garlic, coconut oil or nystatin could help with cases of COVID-19 patients that also have fungal infections. Adding anti-bacterial agents like garlic and coconut oil or antibiotics could help with cases of COVID-19 patients that also have bacterial infections. Coconut oil contains lauric acid which has been demonstrated to cross the blood-brain barrier.


Salt
Posted by Tyler Vincent (Creston BC) on 03/28/2020
5 out of 5 stars

I survived an acute case of covid19, that lasted for about 30 days. At 35 days I still see lingering effects. I had severe acute respiratory distress and my lungs were hit hard by cytokine storms, I am lucky to have survived. I came up with a treatment that saved my life, that is nebulizing coconut oil (MCT oil in particular) directly into the lung. This does not kill corona everywhere in the body but the only place it is known to kill you, in the lung. I also took high dose vitamin C and am now a week into dosing BHT, monolauren, Wobenzym (prevents inflammation which is what kills people, suppresses cytokine auto-immune storms, and speeds up tissue healing / recovery), green tea extract (EGCG), NAC, and Quercetin Bromelain with stinging nettle (stinging nettle is known to inhibit sars viral replication in lungs of mice), and lots of nitric oxide containing foods, NOS reduces viral replication by 82% according to studies done with previous sars strains. There is even a direct to lung NOS gas inhalation clinical trial being undertaken by Chinese hospital. Here is my Vlog, check the other videos on my channel, check comments and description for way more information: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoIBoIgPKpI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmrbqzST0CU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghum55mBTyU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGmAR9ShHOA