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Kidneys
The kidneys are the body's main organ for excreting metabolic end products and typically do not cease their function abruptly; often, the beginnings can be traced back to childhood, and the process continues covertly for many years.

For a child, the first runny nose, cough, or the first respiratory infection, or even angina, influenza, scarlet fever, etc., might seem unremarkable. However, this introduces the first batch of microbes into the kidney's glomerular apparatus, the network of arterioles. Along with the microbes, dead cells from the respiratory tract mucosa, which arise during the inflammation process, enter the kidneys. A few such episodes can lead to inflammation in the glomeruli, or acute glomerulonephritis, damaging the walls of the capillaries, leading to blood in the urine. Medications such as sulfonamides, corticosteroids, and antibiotics are used to stop the inflammation. While this treatment stops the inflammation, it doesn't eradicate it, as the dead cells and microbes are not fully expelled. Eventually, the tubules get sick - pyelonephritis or nephrozonphritis, impairing the permeability of the arteriolar capillary walls and allowing large serum protein molecules, such as albumins, to pass through. The body loses proteins, weakening the immune system.

Antibiotics, hormonal drugs, and chemotherapy are used again, resulting in connective tissue expansion or chronic sclerosing inflammation of the kidney tissue. This can lead to increased blood pressure, symptomatic or essential hypertension at any age. Damaged kidneys release the hormone renin into the bloodstream, which is synthesized in the adrenal cortex and causes vascular capillary spasm throughout the body, leading to increased blood pressure. Blood vessel walls suffer and may burst anywhere in the body - the brain, lungs, liver, heart. Calcium salts, cholesterol, and uric acid crystals deposit and accumulate on the blood vessel walls, creating ulcers and serving as material for sclerosis and thrombi, potentially leading to stroke or myocardial infarction.

Ignoring nature's laws for years, treating diseases with anticoagulants and vasodilators, and contaminating the body with various medications can lead to kidney failure. The kidneys' glomeruli can no longer filter out extremely toxic small molecular nitrogen compounds such as uric acid, creatinine, urea, etc., leading to poisoning of the entire organism - uremia. Artificial kidneys (dialysis) are used for life-saving treatment.

 

Kidneys can Accumulate Toxins and Harbor Various Parasites
A significant amount of toxins ingested with food and other sources accumulates in the kidneys. An ideal kidney cleansing agent is organically grown watermelon. To avoid the opposite effect, the watermelon must be grown without nitrates. Moreover, organisms such as ureaplasma (which can promote kidney stone disease), mycoplasmas, candida, intestinal rods, and many others can live in the kidneys. However, viruses do not live there due to the strong blood flow; they can only cross the renal circulatory system.

 

Many Diseases should Begin with Kidney Treatment
Diseases like lumbosacral radiculitis, Bechterew's disease (degenerative changes in the spine, vertebral fusion, and immobility) have similar causes to scoliosis or chest radiculitis. Contributing factors include improper lifting and posture or colds. In all cases, sudden, sharp pain occurs due to rapid and prolonged intervertebral muscle spasms, compressing the nerves. Diseases such as spinal osteochondrosis, various radiculitis locations, scoliosis, Bechterew's disease, and many others should start with the treatment of pyelonephritis and kidney stones.

 

How to Get Rid of Kidney Stones
It turns out that almost everyone who has kidney stones harbors nanobacteria (Nanobacterium sanguineum), which are protected from any antibiotics. To sustain their life process, they use calcium and phosphorus circulating in the blood and urine. Nanobacteria are present everywhere there is an excess of calcium. They can concentrate, for example, in the joints, where calcium deposits have formed, or in dental calculus. Since antibiotics do not work against nanobacteria, the calcium shell forming a biofilm and protecting the bacteria must be dissolved. Organic acids are good at dissolving calcium. Therefore, to dissolve the calcium shells, one should drink apple cider vinegar and lemon juice diluted with water. One can also eat lemons. Drinking plenty of water, which is a universal solvent, helps better eliminate excess and reduce urine concentration. Of course, one should not forget to include greens in the daily diet.

After a month or more, depending on the situation, once the calcium shells are dissolved to destroy the nonobacteria, antibiotics can be used. Of course, this should only be done according to a doctor's instructions. A better alternative is natural antibiotics, such as garlic or honey with propolis. If vitamin D3 delivers calcium to the right place, then vitamin K2 holds it there and prevents it from circulating around the body and forming thickenings where nanobacteria can multiply. Therefore, it is necessary to reduce the nutrient base to prevent excess calcium from accumulating in tissues, blood, and blood vessels.

Calcification can occur not only in blood vessels and kidneys but in all body organs and tissues. However, this does not mean one should avoid calcium intake. As long as one consumes enough greens, vegetables, and fruits daily, preferably without thermal processing, there is unlikely to be a calcium deficiency.

 

Signs of Kidney Failure
These and similar manifestations can also occur in other health problems, but if several of these listed signs coincide, it is crucial to conduct the appropriate examinations (ultrasonography, blood and urine tests), as kidneys do not hurt until the condition has become dramatic.

    Elevated arterial pressure (hypertension). In case of nephron tubule damage, the kidney's filtering ability decreases, but to filter the previous blood volume, arterial pressure is increased with the help of neurohumoral regulation, further damaging the kidneys. A closed loop of deterioration forms - the higher the arterial pressure, the more nephrons are damaged, thus increasing arterial pressure even more. This loop can only be broken with a radical change in diet, not with blood pressure-lowering medications.

    Pain in the lumbar region related to kidney stones.

    Pain can also occur while urinating.

    Metallic taste in the mouth. This indicates insufficient kidney function, resulting in weakened iron assimilation and consequent deterioration in hemoglobin production, which can cause dizziness, etc.

    Vitamin D3 deficiency. If vitamin D2, which is in its inactive form in the kidneys, is not converted into the active D3 form in sufficient amounts, a calcium deficiency occurs, even if there is an excess in the body. Unactivated inorganic calcium can lead to blood vessel calcification, atherosclerosis, and kidney stones. Calcification can be caused by an excessive amount of calcium in the blood, associated with a deficiency of vitamin K2, as calcium cannot stay in the bone tissues without K2 vitamin.

    Dry skin, itching, and rashes on the skin. The body tries to excrete metabolites not expelled by the kidneys through the skin. Metabolites not expelled by the kidneys can also cause headaches. These headaches can be long-lasting and seemingly inexplicable.

    Excess uric acid, appearing as small crystals on the forehead and resembling dandruff. This indicates that the kidneys are no longer able to fully excrete uric acid through urine, so the body tries to expel it through the skin.

    Ammonia or urea smell from the mouth, urine, and sweat. This is not related to the person's age, as is sometimes believed, but rather to untreated kidney problems.

    Acidic urine. An increase in urine acidity occurs due to a reduction in ammonia because ammonia creates an alkaline reaction.

    Foamy urine. This indicates a large amount of protein in the urine, associated with poor processing of nitrogen-containing substances, simply put, the filters (glomeruli) are porous.

    Urine has become darker and cloudier. This is the most typical sign, but possible causes can also be oncology or infection, manifesting as frequent urination, although frequent urination, of course, can also be related to prostate adenoma inflammation.

    Swelling of the hands and feet. These differ from those caused by heart problems. Kidney-induced swellings are not as dense and are more painful. Pressing on them with a finger leaves a kind of pit that remains for a while. There can also be hidden swellings, for example, when a person starts to eat less, but the weight increases.

    Bags under the eyes. Do not confuse this bag effect under the eyes with fatty hernia or sagging skin.

    Insulin insufficiency. As the sugar level in the blood increases, insulin resistance results in ketoacidosis (accumulation of ketone bodies in the body's fluids and tissues). This is unrelated to the keto diet.

    Elevated cholesterol levels in the blood. Kidney problems can also be a cause.

 

Why Feet Are Constantly Cold and What It Has to Do With the Kidneys?
It's not for nothing that they say - always keep your feet warm. Warming the feet also warms the kidneys. The most common cause of kidney problems can be insufficient water intake and cold feet, but another secondary cause can be infections. If the feet are cold, less oxygen enters the kidneys with the cooled blood, circulation weakens, and infections develop. There is a high probability that pyelonephritis may begin to develop. Moreover, kidney overcooling is also associated with cystitis and urinary tract infections.
Possible reasons that could be causing cold feet:
   ζ  Deficiency of adrenal hormones,

   ζ  Lack of zinc, iron, sodium in the body,

   ζ  Poor blood circulation in the feet caused by diabetes or atherosclerosis,

   ζ  Inflammatory compression neuropathy (inflammation-damaged or compressed nerve),

   ζ  Hypothyroidism (reduced thyroid gland function),

   ζ  Hypotension (low blood pressure).

 

Elevated Temperature is a Sign of Poisoning
Any respiratory disease is an inflammation of the respiratory tract mucosal lining, the decomposition of dead tissue, as indicated by coughed-up phlegm and nasal discharge. This occurs under the influence of viruses (influenza, adenovirus, etc.) or bacteria, for example, staphylococcus, streptococcus, pneumococcus, and others. Cold and stress also promote this process, facilitating the entry of colon toxins into the bloodstream, further into the bronchi and nasal sinuses. Toxic monoamines, such as ptomaine, cadaverine, putrescine, ammonia, enter the blood. Body temperature increases because a metabolic process stage, oxidative phosphorylation, is disrupted. This is accompanied by sweating and chills. In this way, the body tries to get rid of toxins. An increase in temperature is not a fight against viruses and infections but a sign of internal toxin poisoning. In such cases, immediate detoxification is recommended, including intestinal flushing with enemas, the use of laxatives, and drinking plenty of water.

Excessive consumption of animal products (meat, eggs, cheese) to compensate for proteinuria further burdens the kidneys, as the body intensively synthesizes antibodies to the incoming antigens (proteins not fully broken down).

The best way to protect the kidneys preventively is general cleansing. In cases of acute and chronic kidney diseases, one should abstain from a protein diet. Natural fruit and vegetable juices are good for kidney restoration, so chronic kidney insufficiency should not be regarded as a fatal verdict associated with kidney dialysis or transplantation.

 
The Intestines Characteristically Experience Stretching Pain
The human intestinal mucosa's internal surface area is comparable to a football field. Parasites, fungi, and undigested food can reside on the intestinal mucous surface. Pain can be caused by accumulated gases, intestinal obstruction (intestinal blockage), or ileus, etc.

 

Leaky Gut Syndrome
Proteins not broken down into amino acids enter the bloodstream mainly through pathological gaps in the intestinal mucosa, with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g., ibuprofen), antacids (neutralize stomach acid), antibiotics, lectins (e.g., gluten found in wheat products), biocides (household antibacterial agents). The immune system reacts to foreign proteins (antigens), consuming a lot of the body's resources - overburdening the liver and kidneys, increasing the risk of infections, additionally consuming energy, minerals, and reducing the intestine's ability to absorb nutrients. Consequences - accelerated aging of the body and increased risk of autoimmune diseases.

 

Halitosis (Unpleasant Smell from the Mouth)
Not only internal but also external cleanliness and the absence of unpleasant odors are important. We are what we eat. If it smells like acetone, ammonia, sulfur, it means that there are a lot of animal proteins in the diet or there are problems with the kidneys.

The most common cause of mouth odor is problems with the gums, their inflammation gingivitis, which if untreated, leads to periodontitis. It can be the accumulation of food residues between the teeth and gum pockets, where bacteria quickly multiply and release their metabolic products, such unpleasantly smelling as hydrogen sulfide and methyl mercaptan. Dental calculus also promotes this process, as it creates gaps between the tooth and gum.

The cause of the smell can be plaque on the tongue and pharyngeal mucosa. Plaque is a by-product of the lymphatic system's activity; it can be fungi, their metabolic products, for example, candida, residing in the intestinal tract. Under the plaque, an anaerobic environment is formed where putrefactive bacteria multiply, also releasing metabolic products with an unpleasant smell.

If you start breathing through your nose and the person next to you smells it, the problem may be in the nasal cavity. It can be inflammation of the nasal sinuses sinusitis, tonsil diseases, polyps, or observed white pus thickening, meaning the immune system is fighting bacteria and viruses, resulting in pus formation, hence the need to look for causes of inflammation.

Other causes of halitosis can be insufficient saliva due to dehydration because not enough water is drunk. It is necessary to drink water and nothing else. Only water is a solvent; other liquids are solutions. Some medications, alcohol, smoking, and coffee promote insufficient saliva.

The reason for the unpleasant smell from the mouth can be systemic autoimmune diseases, kidney or liver failure, reduced gastric juice acidity, diabetes, and tuberculosis.

Commercially produced mouthwashes often contain antibacterial agents that disrupt the composition of the oral microbiota. You can choose to rinse your mouth with oil, a soda solution, or propolis in water. Toothpaste containing lauryl sulfate and triclosan should not be used, as they destroy the good microbiota.

 

Dysbiosis

Microbes are all around us - in the air, water, and soil. About 2000 different bacteria live in the human intestines, but not all of them help us process, digest, and utilize the food we eat. Intestinal microbiota maintains normal intestinal peristalsis, as endogenous or internal enzymes are always lacking.

Dysbiosis is a disruption of the coordinated action of the intestinal microbiome, usually characteristic of partial symbiosis in intestinal microbiota destruction and its replacement with pathogenic bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, and parasites, such as helminths.

Characteristic symptoms of dysbiosis:
  Ω  Gas accumulation or meteorism

  Ω  Diarrhea, constipation

  Ω  Impaired nutrient absorption into the blood from the intestines

  Ω  Unpleasant smell from the mouth and body

  Ω  Chronic fatigue

  Ω  Headaches

  Ω  Skin rashes

  Ω  A feeling of heaviness in the stomach after eating

  Ω  Cracking of the corners of the lips

  Ω  Dark circles under the eyes

Dysbiosis is accompanied by weakened immunity and frequent upper respiratory tract diseases. Allergies and fungal diseases often appear. If dysbiosis is not treated, there is no point in treating cholecystitis, pancreatitis, ulcerative colitis, iron deficiency anemia, autoimmune diseases, and many other diseases.

Causes of Dysbiosis:
    Early cessation of breastfeeding in children and switching to artificial milk formulas

    Stress

    Refined diet with chemical additives

    Broad-spectrum antibiotics

    Harmful habits: alcohol, smoking, drugs

    Chemotherapy, radiation, cytostatics, and hormonal drugs

    Surgeries related to the gastrointestinal tract

    Thermally processed (boiled, baked) food

    Bread with yeast, preservatives, flavor enhancers, food coloring, emulsifiers

    Environmental pollution, especially in cities

Destroying the old microbiota with antibiotics, seeding the new one, and continuing to live as before would be a convenient option. However, nature cannot be deceived; one can divert attention for a while, but then punishment follows in the form of diseases. A small child treated in such a way is likely to face allergic reactions to pollen, citrus fruits, etc., in their teenage years. If the immune system turns out to be strong and can compensate for the toxic load, nothing will happen for a long time, until at some point in middle age, a mistake in the immune system may appear, manifesting as appendicitis, diabetes, cancer, etc.

Dysbiosis occurs in small children because the colon is an unacceptable environment for normal microbiota. For example, the intestinal rod, which synthesizes the necessary amino acids for us from plant fibers, as well as vitamin C and B12. Where does the intestinal rod get its food if children are fed boiled food and meat, dairy products, without which the child supposedly cannot develop? Even dogs and cats eventually start having health problems from boiled meat. Even a newborn calf, fed with pasteurized cow's milk purchased from stores, does not survive. Doesn't this make one think?

The human stomach does not have strong enough acid and enough enzymes to process meat. This means that meat reaches the intestinal tract undigested and rots. In the meantime, the body adds porridge, dairy products, bread, confectionery, which are dead products without biological energy. All thermally processed starches become very harmful, interfere with blood clotting, are mucus-forming, and damage tissue structure. Mixing such a cocktail leads to fermentation and rotting processes, and it is unlikely that an antibacterial agent, such as furazolidone, can restore order in the intestinal tract. By the way, the rotting process is the only cause of appendicitis, whether it is peritonitis (inflammation in the abdominal cavity) or catarrhal appendicitis.

Intestinal rods, when washing the intestinal tract with enemas, are not washed away. Only the rotting mass from the colon's mucosa is washed away, creating space and conditions for normal microbiota.

 

Gas Formation or Meteorism and Bloated Stomach
The main factors of gas formation are the incompatibility of products - proteins together with fast carbohydrates. Starches and sugars in the stomach feed bacteria, whose waste products are hydrogen sulfide and methane. If the fermentation process takes place in the small intestine, not the colon, as it should, a bacterial overgrowth syndrome (SIBO) develops. Pathogenic intestinal microbiota starts to multiply, using food unsuitable for the human body because it is denatured (baked, boiled). There may also be insufficient stomach acid (pH should be from 1.0 to 3.0), which can be affected by, for example, modern chemical diet or frequent use of antibiotics. If the acidity is insufficient, food is poorly processed and insufficiently disinfected, so when such food reaches the duodenum, the pancreas has a very high food processing load. Pathogenic bacteria feed on unprocessed food, displacing symbiotic microbiota. The same happens with overeating, as food is not fully processed. Similarly, if you drink water or worse, something other than water, during meals, as this dilutes the enzymes and worsens food processing.

Even if a person quickly and radically switches to an adequate diet without undergoing cleansing programs beforehand, temporary abdominal bloating may occur (especially after eating a lot of fruit) because the intestinal microbiota does not change immediately.

A diluted sip of apple cider vinegar a few minutes before eating helps against abdominal bloating. This way, stomach acid is better produced, and food is more fully processed and disinfected.

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                                               Digestive system

The digestive system The World Health Organization has classified the gut microbiome as an organ. It weighs about 2-3 kg. There are around 1000 different strains of microorganisms, each with its own sphere of activity, type of decomposable products, and interconnections. It is believed that bacteria, in synergy with enzymes, release a flow of electrons, or energy, which is captured by intestinal cells.

The gut tract contains the enteric nervous system, which operates partially autonomously, independently of the CNS (central nervous system). For example, a person may be in a coma, but the processing of nutrients on the intestinal walls continues. Underneath the lining of the intestinal mucosa, there are about half a billion neurons that behave as if they had their own brain. The cells of the intestinal mucosa live only for 3 days, after which they slough off and are excreted along with the rest of the waste, but this does not mean that nothing can stick to the intestines. Polyps, diverticulosis, various fungal incrustations, such as candida, plus the toxic effect of fecal masses, all create inadequate nutrient absorption in the intestines (malabsorption or maldigestion syndrome).

 

Gut Microbiome
Serious studies on the gut microbiome only appeared in our century, with the advent of medical technology capabilities, but more intensive research actually began only 10 years ago. An adult human's gut tract is home to about 2-3 kg of microbiota, functioning almost like a separate organ. These are more than 1000 species of various microorganisms. They are bacteria, fungi, protozoa, yeasts, etc. They are located throughout the entire food processing path, from the oral cavity to the exit in the gut tract, but a particularly large concentration resides in the colon. Therefore, ignoring all this, talking about good health is unreasonable.

A well-functioning gut microbiota is the foundation of our health. The gut microbiome acts as a health maintainer, performing many functions of the gut tract. They process dietary fibers and act as compost for our growing cells. They participate in the regulation of digestion processes, helping to break down incoming nutrients. Synthesize short-chain fatty acids, vitamins, such as B and K groups, and produce amino acids.

The gut tract produces serotonin, the happiness or good mood hormone (95% of the total amount). The microbiome affects the nervous system as a whole, communicating with the brain hundreds of times more often than the brain communicates with the body.

The gut microbiome participates in the body's detoxification process and also affects appetite, for example, when pathogenic bacteria proliferate, a person's craving for sweets increases. Good bacteria, by inhibiting the growth of foreign bacteria, limit the proliferation of pathogenic bacteria. At the same time, the activity of viruses is also limited, thus affecting the pathogenesis of many diseases.

The microbiome participates in the regulation and maintenance of the body's homeostasis. Reduces inflammation in the body. Increases antibodies, cytokines, and promotes the emergence of natural killer cells that help protect the body from infections. In this way, it participates in the formation of immunity. It is important that there is a balance between bacteria. There is nothing superfluous in nature. Pathogenic bacteria can also have useful properties, for example, they can use toxins as their food, thus neutralizing them. The main thing is that they do not gain dominance.

Humans first encounter the microbiome at birth, when it enters the newborn's body with the mother's vaginal secretions, unless the birth is by cesarean section (surgical operation). This explains why children born this way have much weaker immunity. Microbiome diversity is important. The greater it is, the stronger the child's immunity will develop. The main enemies of the gut microbiome that cause dysbiosis are inadequate nutrition, medications (antibiotics, steroid hormones, etc.), birth control pills, infections, stress, alcohol, radiation, and body pollution. The pathogenic microbiome likes sugar, starch, and lactose best, but the good ones like dietary fibers and fermented products that act as probiotics.

The most Mommon Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract (the digestive system)
The most popular disease to mention would likely be dysbiosis or dysbacteriosis, which is primarily a consequence of inadequate nutrition and medication use. The majority of modern people, including newborns, encounter this problem.
 Various inflammations are also common.
If the inflammation process starts:

      in the esophagus – esophagitis,

      in the stomach – gastritis,

      in the duodenum – duodenitis,

      in the liver – hepatitis,

      in the pancreas – pancreatitis,

      in the gallbladder – cholecystitis,

      in the bile ducts – cholangitis,

      in the small intestine – enteritis,

      in the large intestine – colitis,

      and, if in the rectum – proctitis.

All these inflammatory processes cause changes in the organ mucosa, lead to motility or motor function disorders in the intestinal tract, and can promote the development of gastric or duodenal ulcers, ulcerative colitis, gallstone disease.

 

Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
After swallowing food, it first enters the esophagus and stomach, hence the diet must match the physiological structure and capabilities of the stomach. The chemical composition of the consumed food and the activity of Helicobacter bacteria play a significant role in the pathogenesis of mucosal ulcers.

The diet can be characterized by its chemical properties, for example, acidic or alkaline, by composition: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals. Acidic or alkaline does not mean the taste felt in the mouth but the reaction that occurs when food is broken down by stomach and intestinal juices' enzymes.

Ulcers can be caused by increased acidity of gastric juice, hence most often it occurs in the duodenum, where the mucous secretion has an alkaline reaction.

If a person eats food containing both proteins and carbohydrates, for example, a sandwich with sausage, a chocolate bar, coffee, all this reaches the stomach not as a homogeneous mass mixed with saliva but in pieces, necessitating a larger amount of gastric juice. In the stomach, dairy products, eggs, and meat should break down into amino acids, but thermally processed carbohydrates (bread, pasta, boiled potatoes, cereals) do not break down in an acidic environment, they require an alkaline environment and the enzyme amylase secreted by the pancreas. When proteins reach the duodenum, they encounter an alkaline environment, meaning that the processing is incomplete.

Thermally processed carbohydrates are retained in the stomach while proteins are processed and meanwhile absorb stomach acid, later hindering amylase activity because this enzyme is only active in an alkaline environment. An ideal environment for fermentation processes is created, resulting in acetic acid and lactic acid. Consequently, the internal environment of the duodenum becomes significantly more acidic. The intestinal mucosa suffers, and ulcers form. Fatty acids, produced by lipase breaking down fats, also promote the formation of a more acidic environment.

If the stomach lacks pepsin, the protein fermentation process is promoted. This is related not only to incorrect dietary combination but also to the physiological peculiarities of humans as a species and their organism's morphological structure, as the concentration of pepsin in human gastric juice is insufficient to process meat proteins. As a result, the food processing process produces toxic fermentation and putrefaction products, which, entering the liver through the portal vein and further, are neutralized in the liver, but over the years, problems arise in the liver itself.

Then, the partially digested semi-liquid or liquid content, chyme, after the duodenum enters the 10m long small intestine. There, through the intestinal walls, the main components of processed food are absorbed into the blood and lymph. These are amino acids, fatty acids, and broken-down carbohydrate products - monosaccharides, disaccharides - which further create an acidic reaction, one of the causes of ulcers, leading to the formation of gastric and duodenal ulcers. Cold, hot, rough food, or stress, i.e., neuroreflex action, only exacerbate the condition. As a result, the pH of gastric juice may shift towards the acidic side, even up to 2.0 units. Therefore, if you eat often, gastric juice is continuously secreted, and ulcers form both in the stomach and the duodenum.

In such cases, doctors usually recommend a gentle diet: boiled, steamed, without vinegar, pepper, salt, etc. It can be animal proteins, like steamed cutlets, eggs, cottage cheese, also oils, white bread, sweets. What chemical processes will develop? It will be fermentation, putrefaction in the small and large intestine, toxins entering the blood. Everything repeats, so the result is absent because the aforementioned products create an acidic environment. But medications that inhibit acid secretion only provide temporary relief, hence the ulcer treatment process continues for a long time.

As known, inflammation occurs where there is pus. Above the stomach are the bronchi and lungs. Most people have a third of their bronchial tree filled with purulent masses, and toxins enter the gastric and duodenal submucosal layer through the vascular network in certain sections. If they come into contact with gastric juice with increased acidity, separate ulcers or many pinpoint ulcers, an erosive gastritis, form. Then, unwanted guests settle in these places: viruses, bacteria, protozoa. Taking tissue samples (biopsy), for example, Helicobacter pylori, drugs that kill it are used, and remission occurs, the ulcer subsides, but after some time everything repeats because the cause remains, hence the liver, bronchi, lungs, etc., need to be cleansed. A natural remedy against Helicobacter pylori is lavender oil. Ulcer treatment, like the treatment of any other disease, is the treatment of the entire organism. Fresh plant-based food, herbal teas, and later also juices are necessary. It is essential to adapt not to mechanically traumatize the ulcer.

Correctly prepared peppermint tea with quality honey is a good tissue nourishment. Honey heals the ulcer and is absorbed in the stomach, creating a more alkaline environment. Adhering to such a cleansing program, within a few weeks, acidosis disappears, and gastric juice acidity normalizes. Since there is no food, gastric juice is not secreted, and ulcers heal.

 

Heartburn
After 35 years, a person's gastric acid production decreases, performing an important disinfection and food processing function, i.e., breaking down large amino acid molecules into small, easily assimilable amino acid fragments. Gastric juice acidity should be > pH 1-3. If it decreases, protection against viruses entering the stomach with food, fungi, and bacteria, as well as partly against parasites, especially their eggs, weakens. If there is insufficient gastric acid amount, the liver also does not receive a signal to produce enough bile acid. As a result, food assimilation weakens, and a nutrient deficiency develops, also affecting immunity. If this condition continues and becomes chronic, the sphincter between the esophagus and stomach stops closing tightly, and GERD may develop.

The essence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is that the contents of the stomach and duodenum uncontrollably return to the esophagus, irritating the respiratory tract mucosa and causing an unpleasant sensation in the throat. The sphincter, located at the junction between the esophagus and stomach, separates the neutral environment of the esophagus from the acidic environment of the stomach. Muscles in the esophagus facilitate the movement of saliva and food towards the stomach.

If there is a hernia of the sphincter muscle and it does not close tightly, the stomach contents enter the esophagus and even the mouth. The thin epithelial layer of the esophagus can be damaged, and if this continues for a long time, oncology may even develop.

To determine the causes, esophagogastroscopy, sphincter examination with an endoscope is necessary, possibly due to some anatomical changes. It may be related to medication side effects, for example, pain relievers like aspirin and analgin, or hormonal drugs, antidepressants, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, etc. Therefore, always clarify medication side effects. The cause may be products promoting an acidic environment, for example, animal products, haste during eating, dry or salty food, carbonated drinks, coffee, smoking, chronic pancreatitis, Helicobacter pylori. Eating in a lying position can be a cause. Also, frequent eating in small amounts can cause heartburn because a lot of gastric acid is secreted.

Recommendations similar to other health problems: do not go to bed after eating, adequate diet, interval fasting, use apple cider vinegar half an hour before eating.

 

Helicobacter Pylori
Helicobacter pylori is an obligatory pathogen, asymptomatic (without clinical symptoms) infection of nearly half the world's population, especially in places with poor sanitary conditions.

Helicobacter pylori resides in the stomach's pyloric part on the inflamed inner surface (mucosa) and the duodenum. To survive in the stomach's very acidic and aggressive environment, this bacterium creates an alkaline capsule around itself in the mucosal mucus layer. Further in the duodenum, the environment is already alkaline. The problem is that, as the number of these bacteria increases, no symptoms are immediately observed, but as it progresses further, they start to appear. The bacterium's connection with gastric and 12-duodenal ulcers, acute and chronic gastritis, gastric mucosa lymphoma, etc., has been proven. The main mode of infection with Helicobacter pylori is non-adherence to hygiene.

Helicobacter pylori is also found in animals, but in humans, it most often enters due to inadequate personal hygiene. Possible symptoms (depending on the disease caused by the bacterium) include pain or discomfort in the upper part of the abdomen (epigastrium), burning (heartburn), bloating after eating, nausea. Treatment usually involves a combination of antibiotics and proton pump inhibitors. Unfortunately, such treatment is accompanied by many side effects.

In eco-medicine, lavender oil is used (one drop before eating, mixed with water, gradually increasing the number of drops). The course lasts 2 months, gradually reducing the dose at the end of the course. At the same time, avoid spicy foods and eat in small portions. It is especially recommended to eat mustard leaves and broccoli sprouts.

 

Gastritis
The stomach's most important function is protection, to prevent infections from entering the intestinal tract, i.e., large molecular amino acid compounds with a foreign program developed in a foreign organism. Therefore, to avoid problems, they must be destroyed.

Gastritis is considered inflammation of the stomach's mucosal lining. This is a generalized concept, as the cause and course of inflammation can have very different variants:

     Atrophic gastritis is when antibodies act on the gastric mucosa, i.e., an autoimmune process. As a result, cells that produce acid are lost. Those who have undergone stomach surgery (resection) and the elderly are considered at risk. Atrophic gastritis often causes pernicious anemia when vitamin B12 absorption from the diet is disrupted.

     Fungal or viral-induced gastritis.

     There is bacterially induced gastritis, most often associated with Helico bacteria.

     Acute gastritis. Usually occurs after severe trauma, bone fractures, burns, or some severe diseases.

     Eosinophilic gastritis. It is an allergic reaction to infection with helminths. This is indicated by an increased number of eosinophilic leukocytes in blood tests.

     Lymph nodes increase, and large folds form on the stomach walls, as well as fluid-filled cysts, which often turn into malignant tumors.

     There is a form of gastritis when plasma cells, plasmocytes, a type of leukocyte, accumulate in the stomach walls, usually caused by corrosive liquids entering the stomach, for example, from household chemicals. These can also be the consequences of radiation therapy.

     Erosive gastritis. It occurs as a result of various irritants. It develops slowly, but if nothing is done, ulcers appear. Such irritants include many nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs available in pharmacies, for example, the well-known aspirin. Development can be stimulated by bacterial and viral infections. If the irritation continues for a long time, Crohn's disease (an autoimmune process) can even develop.

Eco-medicine can use a herbal mixture for treating gastritis, for example, from yarrow, chamomile, and sage, chopping and mixing these herbs in equal proportions. They are put into a thermos and poured over with hot water +70°C, allowed to infuse for at least an hour, periodically stirring. This tea is used regularly before meals for several weeks, ideally together with propolis in honey. Parallelly, on an empty stomach, potato and cabbage juice can be taken. Also, aloe vera juice (two tablespoons a day). To make it more pleasant to use, it can be mixed with honey. For a positive result, just like with other diseases, during the treatment period, it is necessary to completely abstain or at least reduce the consumption of animal protein-containing products.

 

Gastric Juice Acidity
When we prepare to eat or are already eating, saliva is secreted, and simultaneously the hormone gastrin, synthesized in the pyloric part of the stomach's G-cells, is secreted. It also stimulates the release of histamine, which promotes the secretion of hydrochloric acid.

A very important function performed by gastric acid (hydrochloric acid or HCl) is protective (disinfection).

If gastric juice acidity is decreased, the digestion and further absorption of the consumed food is disrupted, leading to a deficiency of certain nutrients and provoking many diseases. The optimal pH of gastric juice should be 1-3.

Hydrochloric acid is the only acid produced by the organism. Other acids result from metabolism as waste products that must be removed from the body. After the age of 35, the production of gastric juice decreases. Contributing factors include regular overeating, sweets, eating before going to bed, a lack of greens in the diet, and incorrect combination of products (for example, proteins together with carbohydrates).

To avoid a decrease in acid in gastric juice, it is recommended:
  ψ  To be silent during meals.

  ψ  Not to drink alkaline water during and immediately after meals.

  ψ  To chew food thoroughly.

  ψ  Not to eat too hot food, as it destroys the parietal cells that produce hydrochloric acid. Do not consume food at a temperature higher than +40°C. At +60°C, proteins begin to coagulate. If you drink +60°C hot water, the cells of the esophagus and stomach that produce hydrochloric acid are instantly damaged.

 

What the Liver Dislikes and why it Decomes Diseased
Consuming unnatural food, especially when improperly combined, produces toxins such as aldehydes, methane, methyl alcohol, acetic acid during fermentation processes. These are poisons that can lead to a lethal outcome, but we do not die only because we have a liver that neutralizes these poisons, combining them with glucuronic acid to be excreted through the kidneys.

Blood from the small and large intestines does not immediately enter the large circulatory loop but goes through the portal vein to the liver. Most proteins from our diet are not fully assimilated, giving the liver an additional unnecessary task – processing proteins into urea, which is excreted through the kidneys. Regularly overloading liver cells, hepatocytes, with saving the body, so to speak, neglects other functions: protein, hormone, enzyme, glycogen, bile synthesis. This manifests as headaches, weight loss, bulimia, insomnia, fatigue.

Not all toxins that enter the liver parenchyma are neutralized, hence they enter the general circulation and spread throughout the body, causing popular health problems. Endogenous toxic metabolic end products are joined by exogenous ones: alcohol, industrial and household chemicals, nicotine, and drugs, which can cause various liver diseases. It manifests as inflammation of the liver tissue – hepatitis. If neglected or treated with antibiotics and hormonal preparations, it can turn into cirrhosis, that is, connective tissue grows in place of dead liver cells.

Gallstone disease, purulent thickenings in the gallbladder and bile ducts, consisting of cholesterol, calcium salts, and bile, starts with gallbladder inflammation, manifesting as strong pain on the right side. In such cases, the patient is advised to take pain relievers, the gallbladder is surgically removed, but the cause is not addressed in this way. Unless you have reached a situation where you need to call emergency medical services to save a life, cholangitis and cholecystitis can be treated without surgical intervention, including laparoscopic (with minimal cuts). Also, stone crushing with ultrasound is not harmless, as it negatively affects the surrounding tissues.

Just like other organs, the liver cannot be cleansed separately. It is necessary to cleanse the entire body and stop polluting it. By cleansing the liver, you will also rid yourself of such addictions as smoking, alcohol, drug addiction. Because it is not through persuasion, coding, or other psychological impact on a person that the liver can be cleansed. As soon as liver and brain cells are cleansed of toxins produced by alcohol, drugs, and cigarettes, the tendency towards such harmful habits will most likely simply disappear by itself.

 

Gout is the Deposition of Uric Acid
Gout is essentially an autoimmune reaction that causes inflammation in the body, as a result of which the acid-alkaline pH level shifts towards the acidic side, so it is very important to consume antioxidant-containing products. Doctors usually prescribe medications to prevent the external manifestations of the disease, which suppress the formation of uric acid, associated with blocking the enzyme that produces uric acid.

Uric acid is a metabolic product that results from the breakdown of proteins and forms colorless crystals in the body that poorly dissolve in water, ethanol, and diethyl ether, but dissolve in glycerin, hot sulfuric acid, and alkali. If the amount of uric acid in the body exceeds the norm, it begins to deposit in soft tissues covering the joints. The deposition occurs in cartilage, in the form of needle-like crystals. This is one of the mechanisms of gout development.

Consuming a large amount of large molecular amino acid compounds (animal proteins) in the diet overloads the liver, which starts to synthesize uric acid intensively, but the kidneys cannot excrete it in such large amounts. Moreover, if considering that the acid-alkaline balance is disrupted, as well as a deficiency of vitamin D, it can be concluded that such a situation is favorable for the development of gout and many other diseases. Uric acid also deposits in places with poor blood circulation (ears, fingers of hands and feet), for example, on fingers in the form of tophi, deforming the joints. Inflammations, redness, and swellings may form.

In the kidneys, uric acid microcrystals cause damage that can promote inflammation, further complicating kidney function, thereby promoting many other diseases.

Chronic excessive amounts of uric acid in the body – these are kidney problems (pyelonephritis and glomerulonephritis).

Gout primarily affects people who consume a lot of meat, do not eat greens, and drink little water. Alcohol also promotes the development of gout, accelerating the metabolism of purines (nitrogen-containing heterocycles), thereby promoting uric acid synthesis in the liver. Beer is especially harmful because it contains not only alcohol but also purines and acts as a catalyst. Hence, in ancient times, gout was called the disease of the wealthy, as lords often held feasts, where tables were overloaded with meat dishes, alcohol, and as a result, they already suffered from diseases popular today.

Some diseases, in which cells rapidly die and regenerate, i.e., a lot of proteins enter the circulation, also promote the development of gout, for example, leukemia and psoriasis.

Gout is diagnosed by blood tests (uric acid should not exceed 300μmol/L), urine tests (at least 600µg and no more than 900µg of uric acid should be excreted per day), as well as urate and oxalate tests, and joint ultrasound (USG).

 

Gallstones
Signs that may indicate the formation of gallstones:
  Ο   bags under the eyes,

  Ο   pigmentation spots on the face and hands, often observed in elderly people,

  Ο   baldness,

  Ο   rapid graying,

  Ο   formation of cysts and tumors,

  Ο   dull eyes,

  Ο   coating on the tongue,

  Ο   unpleasant breath from the mouth,

  Ο   frequent herpes outbreaks,

  Ο   cracked corners of the lips and heels.

Causes of gallstone formation:
     dehydration of the body, lack of water, hence the bile thickens and crystallization begins,

     inadequate diet, overeating, a high proportion of proteins in the diet,

     refined products,

     disrupted eating and sleeping regimen,

     sweetened drinks,

     medications.

 
 
Pancreas
It is believed that lifespan is directly related to the condition of the pancreas. Nature has arranged that living cells, if damaged, self-digest (autolysis process). This means that if "live" products are consumed in the diet, a minimal amount of pancreatic enzymes is needed to break down just a few cells and start a similar reaction cascade.

The pancreas is often damaged at an early age when children are fed, for example, sweet porridges boiled in milk (semolina, oat, rice), which lose their biological value when boiled, overload the pancreas, and cause fermentation, putrefaction processes in the intestinal tract.

The pancreas weighs about 70g. Its small endocrine tail part contains Langerhans islets' beta cells, where the hormone insulin, a universal anabolic hormone, is produced, facilitating the entry of broken-down dietary elemental components into cells through their membranes. The head part of the pancreas produces the main food processing enzymes lipase, amylase, and trypsin.

If the optimal body temperature is +36.6°C, then for the pancreas to produce enzymes, it is +38.0°C

The synthesis of enzymes and the hormone insulin is an energy-intensive process. For example, processing thermally processed fruits requires up to 100 times more enzymes than if they were fresh. People, due to ignorance of physiological processes, harm the pancreas because they are guided only by appetite, not realizing what it can lead to, but it can lead to diabetes, cancer, pancreatitis, and even necrosis, which can occur by regularly overloading the pancreas, especially with meat products. The release of a huge amount of enzymes can start a very dangerous process of necrosis, where the released enzymes begin to process the pancreas itself. Necrosis can be easily avoided (with moderation in eating), but it is difficult to cure.

 

How to Protect the Pancreas?
Already earlier, doctors knew that the pancreas from acute pancreatitis can be best saved by fasting. Nowadays, various preparations have appeared, including hormonal ones, which further expand the possibilities to save the patient in an acute situation. Although the capabilities of medics have expanded, still, if the primary cause is not addressed, the situation can become unpleasant. Chronic pancreatitis nowadays is a very common problem, and to not reach the life and death boundary, it is necessary to switch to a cyclic, naturally conditioned eating regimen, correcting the diet.

For the pancreas to regenerate, ideally, one should not eat anything from 4 p.m. onwards because, if eating later, the food remains in the duodenum until morning, although there is still a 5-meter journey through the small intestine and 2 meters through the large intestine ahead. This is very damaging to the body. Fermentation, putref

action, and gas formation begin. This way, bacterial overgrowth syndrome (SIBO), irritable bowel syndrome, and dysbiosis develop. Of course, the intensity of these processes is influenced by the factor – what, how much, and in what combination was eaten. As a result, a nutrient deficiency is formed, but toxic substances, through the portal vein, which is like a venous collector, from the intestinal tract reach the body's main filter – the liver. To process toxic metabolites, the liver has to work with a greater load, hence many other functions are neglected. Various liver diseases arise, such as hepatoholecystitis, calcified cholecystitis, and even cirrhosis. All this inevitably leaves an impact on the entire body over the years.

 

The pancreas's self-renewal can only occur during fasting!

 

Signs Indicating Problems with the Pancreas
The pancreas can produce up to 200g of enzymes per day, depending on what and how much a person eats. This important human organ consists of two gland system parts: exocrine and endocrine. The exocrine part produces more than 90% of the total amount of substances produced. This part produces amylase, lipase, trypsin, and chymotrypsin. Meanwhile, the endocrine part produces pancreatic polypeptide, as well as hormones: glucagon, insulin, and somatostatin. Additionally, the pancreas produces bicarbonate soda or alkali to create an alkaline environment in the intestinal tract along with bile and thereby activate enzymes that cannot work in an acidic environment.

If the hormone insulin is secreted when there is a lot of glucose in the blood, then the hormone glucagon works oppositely – it releases glucose from glycogen and fat tissues. This happens in situations when a person is fasting or completely abstains from fast carbohydrates. For example, switching to a keto diet – eating fatty food is an effective way to lose weight.

Pancreatic polypeptide and somatostatin stop the action of insulin, as well as glucagon, thereby completing food processing.

Overloading the pancreas for a long time (frequent snacks, mixing various foods together, a large amount of fast carbohydrates, meat, lectins), it gradually degrades and even decreases in size over time, resulting in the production of fewer enzymes. This means that food is assimilated worse. Pathogenic microflora feeds on incompletely processed food. Dysbiosis develops. Inflammatory processes occur, nutrient and vitamin deficiencies form, especially concerning fat-soluble vitamins. As a result, the potential of the immune system's functioning weakens.

The condition of the pancreas is influenced by the liver and gallbladder. The liver's excretory duct connects with the gallbladder's excretory duct and forms a common excretory duct, which at the entrance to the duodenum is joined by the pancreatic duct. Therefore, if the bile is thick, its flow worsens, which can disrupt the flow of pancreatic juice containing enzymes and hormones. This way, a blockage can form, and unevacuated enzymes can start processing the pancreas itself, leading to pancreatitis or even necrosis. To prevent this, it is necessary to drink enough water, eat greens, and fatty food. Bile-driving teas and garlic fit well.

Here are some typical signs that may indicate problems with the pancreas. Of course, similar signs individually are also observed in other health issues, but if several of these signs are relevant to you,
it may indicate problems with the pancreas:
    pain after eating, especially overeating,

    abdominal pain around the navel,

    specific feces,

    abdominal bloating,

    weight loss,

    regular appetite reduction, which is a natural mechanism by which the body tries to protect itself.

It should be noted that pancreas regeneration only occurs when a person does not eat, so fasting positively affects this organ. Although frequent meals with small amounts of food, as some incompetent specialists suggest, will help, overall, it will not improve the situation because the pancreas does not have time to regenerate if food enters frequently, hence one should not eat and drink at night. At night, all organs should rest and renew themselves, not deal with food processing and utilization, so interval fasting fits well (see the section on Detoxification).

 

Mechanism of tartar formation
Any mucus is like a biofilm created by bacterial colonies. Mucus or biofilm in the oral cavity is like a bacterial shield that also emits an unpleasant smell.

This biofilm protects bacteria from the effects of our organism. To protect the teeth from acids, the body produces sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3), i.e., soda, and hydrogen peroxide. Soda adversely affects bacteria that produce acids, but hydrogen peroxide performs a disinfection function.

The first enzymes in the body that act on food are amylase ptialin and maltase in saliva, which work best in a slightly alkaline environment.

Bacteria, forming mucus or biofilm, thus protect themselves from soda and hydrogen peroxide.

Plaque or biofilm forms the most if you eat sweets, but bacterial food is sugars or carbohydrates, whose processing process produces acids, capable of damaging weak tooth enamel. Enamel mainly consists of calcium, which is an alkali. Over time, as this biofilm accumulates, it turns into tartar, which bacterial colonies create as protectors from external threats.

In addition to cleaning teeth with toothpaste, for prophylaxis, they can additionally be rinsed using the natural cleaning mechanism with similar components. Dissolve a quarter teaspoon of soda in half a glass of warm water and add a quarter teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, thoroughly mixing everything. After rinsing the teeth several times with this mixture, of course, rinse your teeth with clean water. This way, tooth cleaning can be supplemented, mimicking a similar natural cleaning and protection mechanism.

 

Caries
One of the manifestations of metabolic disorders in the body is caries and other dental problems. Disruption of the balance of oral, intestinal microflora, and mineral balance disorders in the body are the main causes of caries, vitamin K and D, as well as calcium, magnesium, silicon deficiencies should not be allowed.

Saliva contains amylase, which only works in an alkaline environment, but when consuming sweets, the environment is acidified because tooth enamel, consisting of alkaline minerals, is damaged by an acidic environment created by sugar and its products, as bacteria processing sugar produce acids.

Of course, dental hygiene is necessary, but too frequent tooth brushing can weaken the enamel. Caries is caused by specific bacteria that produce acids. For mouth rinsing, water with added soda can be used. If a person does not eat sweets and has no tartar, it is not necessary to clean teeth 2-3 times a day.

Toothpaste should be chosen with as natural a composition as possible, so it does not contain laurel sulfate, triclosan. It should not be too abrasive. Avoid using toothpaste with fluoride, as it accumulates in bones and promotes oncological diseases. Teeth become brittle, and fillings adhere poorly to them. Added triclosan destroys both bad and good oral microflora. The bad soon regenerates, but the good not so quickly.

 

Can teeth remain healthy
Since school days, almost everyone has heard that the cause of caries is bacteria that stick to the teeth, which multiply from sweets, therefore after eating it is necessary to brush teeth with toothpaste to get rid of acids and bacteria. Here arises a logical question – sugar actually kills bacteria, for example, sugar is added to jams to prevent bacteria, which produce acids, from multiplying. Yes, acids damage tooth enamel. However, the opposite process also occurs – the body restores tooth enamel. If both processes are balanced, the teeth do not get damaged. Teeth have root canals, through which lymph circulates, by means of which mineral salts reach the enamel. Only when the supply of these mineral salts is insufficient, teeth lose protection and start to damage their enamel. Healthy teeth cannot be damaged.

Teeth lose minerals first by consuming inadequate nutrition, and secondly, due to lack of hygiene. Through the pulp, through which all blood vessels pass, dental fluid or dental lymph circulates, it is a sticky solution with minerals that reaches the enamel. Salivary parotin, whose production control is performed by the hypothalamus, located in the lower part of the interbrain, stimulates the movement of dental lymph, thereby this fluid restores tooth enamel and strengthens dentin. Dentin is stronger than bone, but tooth enamel is stronger than dentin. Although enamel consists of calcium, calcium deficiency here is not to blame, but rather a deficiency of vitamin D3, because there is no one to transport calcium to the teeth, and also a deficiency of vitamin K2, resulting in no one to retain this calcium in the teeth. Milk and cottage cheese here will not help, the obtained calcium, neutralizing acids produced by casein, will be lost more than gained.

Butter as a source of vitamins D and K fits well, at least it used to be when cows in the sun ate green grass in natural meadows. But what about today's cows, which have never seen the sun? It is what it is. It must be understood that butter by structure and composition can be very different. If cows are fed something other than grass, it is very likely that there will be a deficiency of these important vitamins. Then this deficiency must be compensated with dietary supplements.

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