The Auto-immune Disease Solution they’re not telling you: Episode 5 – The Products Destroying You and Your Family

This mind-blowing episode is on the effect that our daily environmental exposure to toxins has on our health. The amount of chemicals we are exposed to everyday has drastically increased; up to 74 billion pounds of chemicals are being imported or produced every day in the US alone. Chemical use is being increased at a rate of 3% per year and it is estimated that this figure will be doubled by 2024…!

Of the 100.000 chemicals introduced since the 1940s only 5% of these has had their safety tested. Once introduced ‘successfully’ they no longer need their safety checked. Industry is not expected to prove these chemicals safe – it is only if proven detrimental that they are looked into! All US citizens now have at least 108 different chemicals and heavy metals in their body.

The toxins and heavy metals in our food, beauty products, cleaning products and general environment disrupt the communication of cells in our body – misaligned messaging between the wrong cells and organs takes place and the body starts attacking itself in self defense as a result. We not only need to detox our bodies of chemicals but remove them from our environment altogether. Some of these chemicals bind directly to human tissue representing the first stage in auto-immune diseases and cancer.

Our food is toxic. Supermarket chicken, even organic chicken is bathed in chlorine…! The mineral depleted soil our food grows in makes us vulnerable to the toxicity. The dyes used to colour the sheets we sleep in and the flame retardants they are loaded with have hormone distruptors. Hormone distruptors alter the function of hormone pathways in your body. Instigating autoimmune diseases. Here is   Please watch this documentary:

Episode 5 of this important free Betrayal series:

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MUST-SEE Documentary on auto-immune disease; CAUSES AND Solutions

Episode 1 is a general introduction but episodes are being uploaded and removed daily. Today’s is on gut health PLEASE watch it, you may know lots already but I feel this is a great resource to summarize the important bits. Episode 2 (today’s) is about how digestive issues are a warning sign for auto-immune disease. If you suffer from digestive issues this is for you:

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Fermenting Vegetables: How To

People have been fermenting foods for thousands of years, it is what they did before the invention of refrigerators! Fermenting vegetables is not only a good way to store them for longer, it also makes them tastier and has many health benefits:

1) Fermented vegetables are more nutritious, their minerals are easier for the body to get hold of. What’s more; the bacteria produced during the process of fermentation produces B vitamins.

2) Fermented vegetables are easier to digest because the bacteria produced during the process makes enzymes that help with digestion.

3) Fermented vegetables act as a probiotic and can be used instead of commercial probiotics which can be quite costly.

Fermenting vegetables means that you can have nutritious summer vegetables available to you in winter, so it is a way of eating your favourite local organic veg all year round. You can ferment any vegetable, fermented cabbage is a health food often eaten in Germany, you may know it better as Sauerkraut. I find that carrots and onions are delicious fermented. I have tried many vegetables and can’t think of one that was unpleasant in its fermented form.

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Waste no time and get fermenting straight away:

1) Cut/shred your vegetables into small pieces

2) Place in a bowl and squeeze their juices out using a meat hammer or the bottom of a jar – whatever you can find (!) There is special fermenting equipment available, but a basic glass jar works fine in my experience.

3) Add quite a bit of natural salt to keep pathogenic bacteria out. People generally say 3 tablespoons of salt per 5 pounds of veg works. If you do not want to use salt, be sure to use celery juice.

4) Pack the vegetables tightly into a jar so that the juices are on top. To do this, you will need to use a tool to push the vegetables to them bottom. Any vegetables outside of the juice will quickly turn into mould which it is not a good idea to eat! If you do find a bit of vegetable has escaped, you can just remove this from the jar at the end. It is a good idea to weigh the vegetables down so that they do not float to the top. I used stones to do this and it worked fine. Once this is done properly, there should be enough juice to cover the vegetables. If you find there is not enough, or would like more probiotic juice, you can blend celery and add the juice as a brine. There must be a bit of air ontop of the juice and you must seal the jar tightly.

Store your jars of fermenting vegetables in a cool dark place. It is best not to store them in a cold place as it will take them longer to ferment. The same is true of an overly warm place where they will ferment too quickly.

Wait for three to four weeks before trying your vegetables. They will be tangy and work well in salads or soups. Have a bit with each meal so that they work as a probiotic.

Once you have opened a jar of fermented vegetables, you will need to keep it in the fridge. Make sure remaining vegetables are covered with the brine when you put them in the fridge.

Constipation

Constipation is always a sign of deficient intestinal flora. Normal gut flora is very involved in normal stool formation and elimination. Healthy evacuation should take place once or twice a day. If this is not the case, action must be taken to restore normal digestion. It is a symptom that many MS patients suffer from.

The Persian physician Ibn Sina Avicenna wrote about the importance of regular enemas in the 11th Century as part of treatment for serious health conditions. They are highly advocated for the treatment of conditions such as autoimmune disease and cancer. This rings true to me, having done several liver flushes involving enemas and colonic irrigations; as a result of the latter and diet changes, constipation is no longer a problem for me.

Persistent constipation is dangerous and it is important to resolve this problem. It leads to all sorts of digestive disorders including bowel cancer and poisons the whole body because of the toxins which remain in it. Many specialists recommend enemas daily, before bed followed by a warm bath with Epsom salt, seaweed powder, cider vinegar, bicarbonate of soda or sea salt. Rubbing cold pressed olive oil into the abdominal area after the bath is said to be a good idea also to relieve constipation, the skin will absorb it well enough. Enemas are an immediate solution but the way to fix constipation long-term is through diet and probiotics.

Laxatives are not recommended for people with digestive problems, even if they are herbal. Following the MS diet will relieve constipation, but it is also important to deal with the cause: gut dysbiosis. If you are constipated, drinking more water throughout the day and eating more vegetables will definitely help.

Stomach Acid

The stomach normally produces hydrochloric acid which lowers the pH to 3 or less, so that when the stomach walls activate pepsin (an enzyme which digests protein) it is able to do its job properly. This means that when there is not enough acid in the stomach proteins are not digested properly, the most troublesome of these being gluten and casein which are only part-digested because of the low-level of acid and cross the blood barrier in the form of casomorphines and gliadomorphines to reach the brain, blocking normal brain activity and development as a result.

Stomach acidity is responsible for regulating the ability of the liver and pancreas to deal with the arrival of food. This is because it is important that the duodenum has a pH lower than 2 before food reaches it in order for its walls to produce the hormones secretin and cholecystokinin. These hormones are absorbed into the blood and taken to the liver, pancreas and stomach as well as other organs. Secretin stops the stomach producing juice which stimulates the production of bile in the liver so that the intestinal lining knows food is on its way. The latter then produces mucus to protect itself and stimulates the production of alkalising bicarbonate in the pancreas in order to neutralise the acid in the food coming from the stomach, preparing it for the digestive enzymes on their way from the pancreas. This alkaline pH is necessary for pancreatic enzymes to digest carbohydrates, fats and proteins. The second hormone, cholecystokinin is the one which commands the production of these digestive enzymes. When it is not made by the duodenum walls (because not enough acid is sent from the stomach with the food) the pancreas will not produce the digestive enzymes needed for that food.

Cholecystokinin also gets the stomach to stop working so that the gallbladder empties its bile into the duodenum so that fat can be digested, inducing the pancreas to release juices and start digesting the food. Without the hormones secretin and cholecystokinin, digestion cannot take place. When stomach acid is low, this is what happens. Food is thus maldigisted and mal-absorbed leading to nutritional deficiencies. Particles of mal-digested food such as casomorphins and gliadomorphins are absorbed through the leaky gut wall causing trouble in the brain. Others provoke allergies and autoimmune reactions damaging the weak immune system even more.

Carbohydrates which are not digested properly become food for abnormal gut flora click here to read about the havoc that these go on to cause. Undigested food is left to rot in the digestive tract, poisoning the entire body further. The body does its best to seal these toxins and prevent them from poisoning us further, by combining them with cholesterol and storing them as stones in our liver and kidneys.

Antacids are prescribed for indigestion; further reducing the stomach’s ability to produce acid and aggravating the situation even more. Dr Natasha Campbell suggests supplementing stomach acid with Betaine HC1 with added Pepsin before each meal. This is not to be taken with probiotic powder as the latter will be destroyed; it is better to take the probiotic first thing in the morning and with or after food as acid will be at its lowest. These are only to be taken until the gut starts healing.

I think I will try the natural alternative to Betaine: sauerkraut and sauerkraut juice before food to prepare the stomach for food. Meat stock is also recommended to do this.

Vaccines, Fillings and Environmental Toxins

A couple of years ago, when talking to my dad about Multiple Sclerosis, he turned to me and said “I don’t understand why you are all ill, it wasn’t like this when I was younger”. He was referring to me and my sister as well as most of my cousins; we all had IBS, ulcerative colitis, allergies, food intolerances and of course; MS. Why is illness so prevalent now a days?

In fact, it is not so rare that the siblings of someone with an autoimmune disease have asthma, eczema, diabetes, allergies, hay fever, digestive problems, ADHD or autism to name but a few. The only thing in common between all of these and autoimmune conditions is a compromised immune system. An important arm of the immune system resides in the gut; the good bacteria found there. Where there is abnormal gut flora, there will inevitable be a propensity to disease. If a mother has abnormal flora, she will inevitably pass it on to her children; whether they are breast-fed or not. The same is true of the father. This explains why the siblings of children with autoimmune diseases also suffer from a compromised immune system. An immune system which is not functioning properly is not fit to deal with environmental toxins correctly. This is why some children become autistic after receiving an MMR vaccine. Researchers in France also discovered a strong link between the Hepatitis B jab and Multiple Sclerosis. Unlike in England, where most children are given this vaccine at school; in France it is only given to adults joining the medical profession. So a clear link soon became evident between nurses/doctors and MS. I am not saying that vaccines cause autism or MS. Vaccines are able to bring on illnesses not cause them. This is because when an immune system is not functioning correctly, and is made to deal with the ‘illness’ they are injected as well as the dangerous substances used in a vaccine; it is too much for the organism. Vaccines are never tested for long enough; and should be avoided where possible.

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Amalgam fillings are often singled in relation to MS for similar reasons; their toxic mercury content which is slowly released into the body via the mouth, and again, a compromised immune system cannot handle more toxicity. People with compromised immune systems are already toxic enough. The toxic overload eventually becomes too much for an over-worked liver and this results in disease. It is interesting to note that as well as other toxic substances, the MMR vaccine so linked to autism; also contains a mercury compound.

Many MS patients and the parents of autistic or epileptic children, can link the onset of the illness to a fever. Again, a compromised immune system eventually malfunctions; fever, low levels of calcium in the blood, low blood sugar or exposure to toxins are often the last straw for this weak immune system which can take no more.

MS drugs don’t cure the illness – they accelerate its development by filling an already toxic body with a constant dose of toxic chemicals, adding to the toxic load that it is already having trouble dealing with.

epilepsy drugs don’t cure or suppress seizures; they suppress brain activity. This then causes side effects on a child’s mental development – they cannot learn well, become zombie like and don’t do well at school or socially because they go through personality changes.

The first treatment given to kids with epilepsy is usually sodium valproate (Epilim) from a general ep and carbamazepine for partial seizures and syndromes. Later, these children will suffer from numerous side effects such as digestive problems, nausea, ataxia, tremors, hair loss, increased appetite and weight gain, impaired liver and kidneys, blood coagulation problems, pancreatitis, blood cell abnormalities.

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Before these heavily chemical drugs were used, children with epilepsy were offered B6 injections first. These worked well for many and some were even cured, but unfortunately this is no longer done. People with epilepsy, like those with MS have a heavy toxic load as well as many nutritional deficiencies due to abnormal gut flora. If you or your child suffers from Epilepsy or Autism I really cannot recommend the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome enough.

Epilepsy, like MS is caused by the following:

– A leaky gut which lets toxic substances reach the brain and in epilepsy this can trigger seizures, fits etc

– Nutritional deficiencies – patients are always deficient in zinc, folic acid, magnesium, thiamine and other b vitamins, EFAs, amino acids, selenium, and other deficiencies caused by abnormal gut flora.

These need to be dealt with before any the body can overcome any chronic or longterm illness such as those mentioned above. To do this, you need to heal the gut.

In nature, and indeed we can see this in other animals; not all of the young survive. Humans have created vaccines to prevent this from happening, but as a result many children are very sickly or grow up to have many health problems.

Due to our unhealthy lifestyle of overworking, overeating of unnatural foods and everyday contact with dangerous chemicals children are also more often than not born to parents suffering from digestive disorders, ME, autoimmune conditions, neurological problemss,  asthma, eczema, bad allergies, and fibromialgia. The abnormal intestinal flora in parents, the presence of which is indicated by digestive problems; is enough to cause illness and needs to be remedied before having children, or as a family; but as soon as possible to prevent any propensity to disease to take hold. If parents or siblings suffer from digestive disorders, or indeed any of the above mentioned illnesses they eventually cause; then children shouldn’t be vaccinated at all. For more information of this subject I strongly recommend reading Dr Campbell’s wonderful book.