AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES CAUSED BY AN INFECTION?

N1mTzo

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What I also wanted to ask: are you in treatment, I mean do you see a medical doctor of any kind more or less regularly?
I spent the whole last year in hospitals / trips to the doctor (well, the same for the last 5 years). I almost caught pneumonia in the hospital (the guys were sick in my room, I was on antibiotics). Unfortunately, the doctors helped almost nothing, except for pain relief.
There is no point in permanent doctors, they just tell you: your disease is incurable, here are more pills for pain relief. I got used to this attitude of doctors for 15 years of illness.

- You should remove all grains, including the "hypoallergenic" grains. They are likely going to be driving the autoimmune process. This is the buckwheat, the pasta, any form of bread - wheat or rye.
Okay, but this is the only food I’m not allergic to. What do I have then? I do not know how to eat air.

- You should reduce the potatoes, and potentially eliminate them completely - at least for 3-4 months.
I rarely eat potatoes, probably once a month.

- Your best bet temporarily is to focus primarily on animal foods - mainly meat, fat and organs. Egg white is likely going to cause an issue, but it might not (that is for you to find out)
Egg white was allergic. I have not tried it for a long time, a little for the test - I’ll check.
Regarding fatty meat, I ate a lot of it (fatty pork). But according to blood tests (I rent regularly), cholesterol increased. I became less fatty meat. Do I need to pay attention to cholesterol?
I hate animal organs from childhood ((But what to do. Which organs and which animals should I start with? In what form should I use them (I hope not in raw). Boil organs or fry? Yes, I see the kidneys and the liver.

- Get your vitamin D checked. If it is low, it would be worth pumping that up slightly with a good quality D3/K2. You are aiming for anywhere from 40-60 ng/ml (conservative estimate).
I am afraid to drink tablets. A lot of vitamin D contains cod liver (fish). Can I try it?

- There is some cool information on here about auto-hemotherapy. You should take a look!
Thanks, I'll take a look. So far, I really can’t imagine in what clinics this is done in the country.

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So, remove all my food from the diet and eat 95% of meat, liver, kidneys of animals. Did I understand correctly? Is there one meat seizing meat?
I will not turn into a cannibal? (I hope not;))
 

Tuatha de Danaan

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Hello NImTzo.

I don't suffer from any autoimmune disease but when I decided to give up biscuits,cakes,sweets and bread I thought I's starve. Not only did I not starve but I stopped eating during the day.

For breakfast I had 2 rashers of bacon 2 sausages(gluten free) and a few pieces of liver. All these were fried in home made lard....lots of lard.

Evening meal consists of either Lamb chop, pork chop,. or beef steak and a few vegetables. The meat, including the steak, I cook in the oven with lots of lard and I season with sea salt.

Eating those two meals a day means I never feel hungry and I don't eat my evening meal any later than 6.00pm.
I really hope you start to feel better soon.

Okay, but this is the only food I’m not allergic to. What do I have then? I do not know how to eat air



I will not turn into a cannibal? (I hope not;))

 

Keit

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There was this research this was published recently, that explains how a virus-derived protein trigerres depression.

A research team has confirmed that a virus-derived protein holds the key to determining why overfatigue and major stress can lead to depression.

The researchers, from the Jikei University School of Medicine, discovered that the protein dramatically increases the risk of depression. They said that people who have this protein are 12.2 times more likely to develop this mental health problem.

“The fact that overfatigue leads to depression seemed to be self-evident, but actually it has not been verified until now,”...

Kondo, who has studied the relationship between fatigue and viruses for many years, had discovered that the human herpes virus type 6 (HHV6) increases sharply in saliva when fatigue builds up.

HHV6 is the virus that causes exanthema subitum, a disease in infants. Almost all people are infected during their infancy, and after that, they carry the latent virus in their bodies.

Normally, the virus remains dormant, but when the body is fatigued, HHV6 is awakened and is present in saliva to escape from the weakening host. Some of the virus reaches and infects the olfactory bulb, the center in the brain connected to the sense of smell, by flowing up from the mouth to the nose.

The research team determined that if reinfection occurs, SITH1 proteins are produced in the olfactory bulb. By their production, excessive calcium flows into brain cells and kill them, which was discovered through experiments using cultured cells and mice.

Furthermore, by the cell deaths in the olfactory bulb, nerve regeneration is restrained at the hippocampus, which controls human memory.

The team conducted an experiment called “depression model,” in which researchers measure the time it takes for mice placed under stress to give up escaping from the situation. Mice that are made to produce the protein at their olfactory bulb by researchers give up earlier than normal mice, and when they were given an antidepressant drug, they recovered to the level of normal mice.

In addition, the team studied the presence of antibodies, which prove the existence of the protein, among 166 blood samples. They were confirmed in 80 percent of patients with depression. Also, those patients have much more of the protein than healthy people.

From these results, the team deduced how depression is developed through overfatigue and stress: HHV6 appears in saliva through overfatigue and so forth; the olfactory bulb is reinfected, producing SITH1; due to SITH1, the state of brain cells changes dramatically at the olfactory bulb, hippocampus and other brain areas; and hypobulia, or lowered ability to make decisions and act, and other symptoms occur.

Kondo discovered the SITH1 protein more than 10 years ago. He playfully named it after the villain Dark Lord of the Sith in the "Star Wars" science fiction film series as it “takes people inside the dark side.”


He came to realize that the SITH1 protein played a role in increasing stress as the more he studied it and holds the key to how depression develops.

“Stress can cause anxiety and fear. These are important causes to developing depression,” Kondo said. “When I realized that, the wise Yoda’s famous words, 'Fear is the path to the dark side,' came to mind.”

Kondo was informed that his latest paper was accepted for publication by iScience on May 4, which is coincidentally recognized as “Star Wars Day.”
 

Yas

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I've listened to this video podcast today and thought it was interesting and related to the topic discussed here:

Here's part of the blurb and I'll add a few notes below:

Pandemic aside, we’re seeing a national immune crisis. Autoimmune conditions continue to rise to record numbers, not to mention all of the chronic mystery illnesses that so many people struggle with daily. I’ve experienced this firsthand, along with the corresponding frustration and fear. There is an intriguing hypothesis about these conditions that I get into with my guests, Dana Parish and Dr. Steven Phillips, today on The Doctor’s Farmacy: underlying infections. Sneaky tick-borne diseases like Lyme, parasitic infections, and certain viruses can be extremely hard to diagnose. Meanwhile, they can contribute to an immune system collapse and other life-threatening breakdowns throughout the entire body.

Dr. Phillips and Dana Parish share their incredible stories of overcoming chronic stealth infections after numerous doctors couldn’t help them. Lyme was a common factor for both of them, while Dr. Phillips was also able to diagnose Bartonella in Dana. At their worst, they both had extremely limited mobility and felt their lives were at risk. Dana shares that in addition to recovering her mobility and strength, treating these infections also had a profound impact on her mental health by reducing her anxiety and depression. Dr. Phillips’ journey not only forced him to be his own detective to find healing, but also showed him how much discordance there is among conventional medicine in treating diseases like Lyme.


For those who have read this thread, what they say isn't really surprising or new, but I think it is interesting as an introduction to the topic and also how it seems that some doctors are coming to the conclusion that sometimes, parasitic infections or other underlying infections can bring about an autoimmune condition. The book they mention sounds interesting too!

In the video, they also talk a bit about 'long COVID' and how Ivermectin is good for that. And Dr. Hyman also briefly mentions hyperbaric chambers amongst other treatments. :-)
 

Tristan

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I have a friend who is very dear to me and she has asked me if I can give her some advice about her ailments. According to herself she gets infections that last for a long time, for example she has had otitis recently, sore throat, and others. She gets dizzy, has bad digestion and finds it hard to eat. She is now quite anxious and scared because she does not know what could be happening to her, she is not vaccinated against COVID by the way.

I asked her if she could switch to a carnivore diet or at least try it and she tells me that when she eats meat she feels bloated.

She also feels tired and confused often. She wants to know what kind of tests she should ask for. I can think of a complete blood and urine analysis, allergen tests, but she asks me what parameters she should ask to have analyzed.

I don't know how best to advise her and I am a little worried about her. Could she be suffering from an autoimmune condition?
 

Tristan

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In addition to the above, she also told me that her whole body itches and she has difficulty breathing. I asked her if by any chance she was bitten by a bug, and apparently she assures me that about a month ago during her stay in London, she noticed an itching in her arm.
 
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