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Is the gut the key to disease?

There are more receptors in the gut that affect the brain than the entire body combined. Many researchers believe the entire immune system is affected more by gut health than all other systems in the body. They believe that all diseases, including autism, stroke, autoimmune diseases, heart disease, mental illness, and cancer could be dramatically reversed if more attention were paid to the gut. This would indicate that the leading cause of all disease lies in the damage to the gut. It is theorized by leading researchers that healing the gut will reverse the trend for most diseases. What are some of the damages that you think cause the most harm? How do you think the problem can be resolved? Do you believe this theory is an exaggeration? What do you believe is the core issue of healing?

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    Mar 22 2013: The gut is obviously very important as it is one of the two ways foreign matter can enter the body. Every disease caused by a foreign body enters through the digestive or pulmanory path. (Except STIs)
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    Mar 21 2013: I did a lot of thinking about this and some soul searching and have come to the conclusion that I have no idea.

    Any facts you would care to let us in on?
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    Mar 31 2013: Can someone explain to me how apple cider vinegar assists in healing the gut? And how much should be taken daily?
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      Mar 31 2013: Typically you need approximately 2 teaspoons in 8 ounces of purified water to stimulate the production of hydrochloric acid, three times a day. You also need a good probiotic, you need to for your metabolic type (not your blood type), take something like aloe vera from a good source, and take supplements or food that raise glutamine. We also use medical grade enzymes to help break down the food so further damage is minimized or eliminated.
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    Mar 23 2013: Here is what we have seen in our own work with patients and with research.

    The seeding of the baby via vagina birth and nursing provides what should be adequate protection for the baby at birth and for many years of life.

    Every autistic spectrum, obesity, depression, ADD, ADHD, heart disease, and cancer patient, just to name a few, all share one common trait. They have gut problems, they have allergy problems they have issues with digestion. They have reflux, easily upset stomachs, are taking drugs for cholesterol (biggest farce ever perpetrated on the public-can share the research on this if you like), have had frequent use of antibiotics, or are taking antacids (probably one of the big links to cancer), and have high c-reactive protein and homocysteine levels. When we repair the gut issues, add they correct form of probiotics on an effective program, they get better. All disease processes reverse, improve, or stop any symptoms. If we don't, they don't get well.

    The gut issues, we believe, are the manifestation of many poor choices to be sure, but the drugs supposedly needed and supposedly helping, and misinformation regarding the symptoms are all facades betraying the real issues.

    Depression is a result of gut issues. Arthritis is a result of gut issues. Heart disease is a result of gut issues. The patient is told to take one drug for this and one drug for that, all poisoning the body; there is no real money in just healing the gut.

    The public becomes the test specimen for the drugs companies and physicians ignorant of the real issues. When this same or similar kind of experiments were done in concentration camps all are outraged. When done in the name of medicine, all you hear is silence.

    Net result: the top three reasons for death in the United States: heart disease (preventable and curable naturally); cancer (preventable and curable naturally); third, medical intervention-See movie "Escape Fire".
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    Mar 22 2013: Here is what we have seen in our own work with patients and with research.

    The seeding of the baby via vagina birth and nursing provides what should be adequate protection for the baby at birth and for many years of life.

    Every autistic spectrum, obesity, depression, ADD, ADHD, heart disease, and cancer patient, just to name a few, all share one common trait. They have gut problems, they have allergy problems they have issues with digestion. They have acid reflux, easily upset stomachs, are taking drugs for cholesterol (biggest farce ever perpetrated on the public-can share the research on this if you like-stop looking at cholesterol), have had frequent use of antibiotics, or are taking antacids (probably one of the big links to cancer), and have high c-reactive protein and homocysteine levels. When we repair the gut issues, add they correct form of probiotics on an effective program, they get better. All disease processes reverse, improve, or stop any symptoms. If we don't, they don't get well, or very quickly.
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    Mar 22 2013: oh! and one other thing. Also when i was eating healthfully, my memory got better and it seemed I could figure things out more easily (that part is hard to explain). I just felt more clear headed.
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      Apr 1 2013: There is a wonderful series done on bacteria and the gut and the brain and emotions. The exudate from pathogens can poison the gut, which in turn affects memory, though processes and even contributes to depression or emotional issues. The use of drugs exacerbates the entire process with poison of the liver; all of it causing a brain fog. You may find it at www.testingcancer.com; they have articles about these issues sometimes.
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    Mar 22 2013: I will speak from experience, and I hesitated about responding here, but then i just thought I could only speak from my conditions and situations.

    My son has Aspergers, we tried the gluten free, no sugar, it did nothing for him... He is a good kid, just socially akward, but what 17yo boy isn't I suppose.

    I have some chronic issues and I know when I eat "close to the ground" (meat and veggies only, NOTHING PROCESSED, NO SUGAR) I feel enormously better. But its weird, when I first started this food experiment journey, it was used for weight loss. I succeeded very well. Lost a lot of weight in a fairly short amount of time (about 30lbs in 3 months). I felt better, my joints ached less, i had less head aches, I had MUCH more energy, may nails grew better, my hair seemed shinier...

    Then came a 3 week break, between my old job, and the one where I am now. I became unfocused and lazy. I slowly started eating the junk again. It seemed to creep back up on me. After that 3 week break, I had gained some of my weight back (not all of it) and I felt horrible! I couldn't sleep, no energy. I only moved my bowels 2x a week (tmi, but true) So that is obviously not healthy!

    Well, I am going through "detox" and yes, that is what it feels like. I quit eating processed foods (breads, cereals, etc...) I watch my carbs and keep them between 30-60 grams a day (my doc said this was okay) I max my calories at 1200 (also okayed by my doctor) and I am what I can call nothing else but a food hangover. Our body comes to crave this stuff. So anyhow...I don't know about others, and I can only speak for myself, but when I eat better, I feel better, and when I feel better, that leads to less aches, pains, a better attitude, etc...

    So i did not look at your references or anything, as i am not a scientific thinker. I have to feel, see, and experience something before I feel qualified to comment on it. That is how i learn about things. i only speak from my experiences.
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      Mar 24 2013: We have seen complete restoration of normal health, including all forms of autism, weight issues, if you will include the right type of enzymes and soil based probiotics, fermented foods and detox of all the most important organs in the system for detox: liver, kidney, gall bladder, small and large intestine, and lung.

      We have also seen, as in a recent case, a 19 year old boy who was diagnosed with autism at age 3; he was retested by a electral-dermal test and found he had black mold and candida at the fungal growth level (conventional testing can be very misleading). It is now being addressed and they have used the nano-technology patches as well, with good results.

      I must tell you starving the body by looking at carbs or calories is not productive or healthy.

      All overweight people are starving to death. The only result from this method is illness. It is not the amount of food as much as it is the processing of the food; no enzymes, no digestion. Just adding apple cider vinegar to boost hydrochloric acid would help you a great deal. Eating fresh foods and staying away from processed foods would also help.

      This is one reason why antacids are so dangerous and many believe one of the leading causes of cancer for many.

      The other is cholesterol drugs; one of the most dangerous drugs in the world today. Measuring cholesterol is ridiculous. It does not come from food it is made from the liver. Cholesterol is used for healing, and it is not cholesterol that causes heart disease or plaque in the arteries.

      If you are stressed and measure cholesterol, it would be high, if you are relaxed and measure it, it might below. We recommend you not measure it but measure you insulin.
  • Mar 22 2013: The facts that you begin with are generally undervalued and truly amazing when you think about it. And the gut is also reported to have an intelligence that is measurable, and a "brain" of it's own. This can be be a shift in perspective in that our skull brain is in fact merely a functionary of the gut. It only runs physical systems to survive and or prevail in various environments. The gut though is a multi-dimensional functioning unattributed reality and maybe effective respondent to what we perceive as free radicals and other minute but significant disease causing agents. A "gut" sense will prevail uopn you to not eat a certaain food, avoid an environment keep a level of cleanliness etc. Valued less than should be due to science findings such as your description above and so possibly further has gateway knowledge of the alternate unseen aspects that are attributed in physics theory to string and its nine dimensions.
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    Mar 21 2013: The gut is the key to somatic conditions like autoimmune diseases, heart disease, inflammation according to various studies.
    Alternative medicine like ayurveda does give a lot of importance to diet for that reason. According to research,the gut plays a major role in the body's immune response. Essentially, this is attributed to the naturally existing microbes in the gut.
    I do not think that the gut is the only factor for causing cancer,mental illness..I doubt if there are good studies to support this theory.
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      Mar 24 2013: We find many factors of ayurveda is very useful. Thank you for mentioning it.

      The GUT is not the ONLY factor relating to cancer, mental illness and other diseases, but we find when people come to us it is the one single area ignored by most practioners, conventional and alternative. It is the ONE single area, when addressed with a program for repair and restoration, the entire process of the dissease begins to turn for the better. The other, for all diseases, is poor food choices for a metabolic type and poor digestion because of a lack of digestive and pancreatic enzymes being produced by the body. It has been shown for 50 years cancer, for one category of disease, can be suppressed with metabolic and enzyme therapy and must be supported by soil based bacteria. WE see many forms of bacteria offered for probiotic supplementation but the ones from the soil are the most effective. The doctor who used this program was credited with reversing cancer in 33,000 plus patients. This includes pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer, and all other forms of cancer. It is a shame conventional medicine does not at least use the pancreatic enzymes.
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        Apr 1 2013: Thank you for the explanation. Conventional treatment approaches tend to be unidimensional sometimes, for most disease states/conditions.
        The information you have presented is interesting. Are there any standardized studies being done to prove the effectiveness and safety of these methods of treatment?
        Are the digestive and pancreatic enzymes given as supplements?..if so what is their source?
        Is this really a ray of hope for any cancer patient? What about end stage cancer patients...
        My intention is not to discount your claims but to gain more understanding.
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          Apr 1 2013: Good questions. There is some wonderful material at a site called "testingcancer" that not only tests cancer but monitors various methods of treatment. Chemo and radiation have demonstrated complete failure, but alternative methods have shown remarkable results. Dr William Kelley was credited with over 33,000 cures of cancer in his lifetime, including himself of pancreatic cancer. There are some doctors using his methods today and we refer to them routinely, seeing great results regardless of the stage of condition. Surely you know about the successes of Dr. Burzinski? The doctors with the most success incorporate Dr. Gerson and Dr. Kelley's programs and pancreatic enzymes made by Dr. Kelley. .
  • Mar 21 2013: Deep in my gut I know the body is a system don't you? Ignoring my pun - the gut is very important, but so are many other aspects of you, your body, and your life. One of the most interesting things I've ever heard about was on NPR recently. This was the Hayflick Limit. It is 25 for humans. I read in a book on theories that this number suggests a human life expectancy of 110 years. Leonard Hayflick was at Stanford at the time of this discovery. That's the same school where some experts exspect to eventually have three hundered year old people. So I hav to wonder. I go to the cemetaries and look around and read how long famous people live. I have known some people in their nineties; I spent a year in Okinawa: and I read obituaries. There are a few people that live to 100 and even 110 - but not many. If we can avoid parasites, injuries, and infections, eat right, and have good genes, a long life may be ours. Of course, you can help but less than some imagine. Now the Baby Boom is looking at loosing five years.
  • Mar 21 2013: Director,
    Interesting way to identify yourself...

    My Daughter suffers from swelling that appears on one side of her body soon after eating.
    She has been suffering for years now. Doctors appear perplexed. Tests find nothing.
    She has tried diets free of about everything. Some diets work better than others.
    She is not obese. Just in continual pain and distress. .

    I was watching TED last week and the fellow giving the talk was an elderly gent explaining
    about using vast herds of animals to de-desert the desert lands. A part of what he explained
    was that grains caused gut damage in animals, and if continued, led to death.

    I might have heard him wrong, so I plan to revisit his TED talk, and email the link to my
    daughter.

    I explained his talk to her yesterday, while driving to Fresno, to my colon-cancer doctor at the VA.
    I found myself thinking about the stockyard fattening pens for cattle and such.
    I believe, but haven't researched, that they feed to fatten before slaughter, at least partially with grains.
    I think they used to feed to fatten many years ago, and maybe still do, cotton seeds.
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      Apr 1 2013: Feeding cattle grains, that are grass animals, makes them sick and makes the people eating them sick.

      Your daughter probably has a digestion problem because of damage to the pancreas which is not difficult to reverse. The doctor we refer to at "testingcancer.com" is an expert on such conditions. The doctor had liver cancer when he was younger, and was healed by the same method. He also cured a friend of colon cancer.

      I hope this helps.
      • Apr 1 2013: Thank you Testing Cancer.

        Last night I gave my daughter a half dozen pain pills to take as prescribed,
        She was pale and wan from pain, and her right side was overly swollen.

        She tries to keep gluten free, but it is difficult. She actually can be in pain
        and swollen from getting gluten on her hands only.

        Doctors across the county have tried about everything including acupuncture
        and other Asian medicines.

        So far, nothing has worked.

        This continuing problem, now 4 years old, is slowly but surely taking it's toll.

        I will give her the link..