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AIDS Controlled by Natural Remedies in Africa

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Jarod, May 26, 2013.

  1. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    I agree. Betty Hewitt's dietary approach might be of some benefit in AIDS; but why does she become an embarrassment to humanity by going down the AIDS denier route?

    Though her data does not look robust:

    Out of the 10 AIDS patients involved in her very small scale trial of her treatment program, 6 died, but she said 4 were found to have reduced viral load after her treatment.

    However, when you look at her data table, even for this very small scale trial, the viral load figures are incomplete, and as far as I can see, there are only 6 patients for whom she has viral load data at the end of the 3 month trial, and out of those 6, only 1 had a significant reduction in viral load (1,200,000 down to 56,000 copies per ml of blood).

    I wonder if the patients that died were given antiretroviral drugs instead of Betty Hewitt's treatment, would they still be alive? The ones that died apparently had advanced AIDS.
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    Here's a lovely tidbit from her site.


    First point, a colon irrigation cleans the colon not the whole body. Also, it would be quite dangerous for a person with AIDs for many different reasons.

    Why must one confess their sins? How many sins have HIV positive children committed? What sins did those people who got infected via HIV transfusion commit? I don't want to make assumptions of what she means by that but I hope she is not alluding to what I think she is. It's odd that she would even bring religion into her 'research'.

    So if one is not healed by this program that Christ developed, what does that mean? It means you get to blame the patient for being ill and not believing enough in Christ's power to heal. That is truly truly sad.
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    And wow! 25,000 of Vit A twice a day? I hope she doesn't mean continuously. Vit A builds up and can be toxic. The "mild flush" from niacin can feel more like you are dying if you don't build up to that dose.

    And confessing your sins? Babies! as Kina mentioned? And how exactly did Christ put this program together?
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  4. Jarod

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    They are using 80 grams of Honey in the AM. That's alot of honey. Like four tablespoons.


    Please don't go out and lather yourselves and friends with honey, unless it's for primarily entertainment purposes....

    I'm not endorsing this, and haven't vetted these links totally, but sounds interesting for those with bee hives or whatever.















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    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    Research has shown that amount of lemon/lime juice needed to stop HIV is likely to cause damage to the vagina. This damage would make it much easier for HIV infection to occur.

    http://www.thebody.com/content/art48598.html

    Interesting to note:

    Well that apparently didn't work out --- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19059048

    There have been some successes with stem cell treatment
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  8. Jarod

    Jarod Senior Member

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    Kina

    Just illustrating lemon juice has anti-viral properties.

    From your body article. Your study in the body was using lime juice in amounts great than 50% concentration causing damage to vagina or penis's.

    I was thinking about using highly diluted enemas with lemon juice to get a little edge. I drink fresh squezed lemon juice and it seems to help my GI system.
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    The article refers to both lemon and lime juice



    Enemas wouldn't be a wise idea for many different reasons.

    Highly diluted lemon juice would be ineffective in that it wouldn't kill the HIV. Enemas tend to push things further into the body. So you would have an ineffective amount of lemon juice while at the same time pushing the HIV further into the body.

    There are many substances that when highly concentrated will kill HIV and other viruses in the lab. But this doesn't translate to being effective inside the body and just because something in 'natural' it doesn't mean it is safe.

    Lemons have some marvellous antibiotic/antiviral properties but as a preventative measure to avoid becoming infected with HIV, I would say it likely would not be effective and may make things worse.
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    Is anyone else getting thirsty? o_O
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    We already know how to prevent HIV infections: condoms and clean needles. Even circumcision can cut the rate of transmission. We have drugs that can control the infection for decades.

    Unfortunately, causes of AIDS are mostly social and economic. Areas of extreme poverty, where women lack equal rights, where homosexuality is illegal, where violence is endemic--these are the places where AIDS proliferates.
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    I thought HIV was transmitted by sexual activity or infected blood, not by ingesting the virus, so how does it get to the colon? And I don't think mucus is composed of undigested food. Otherwise blowing one's nose would be an entirely different experience.
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    This article is garbage. This woman is astoundingly ignorant of HIV infection, how the body works, digestion etc. The problem is that if she presents it with enough authority and appears to know what she is talking about, people will believe her if they have no knowledge of the mechanics of viral infection, digestion etc.

    Why just the colon? Mucus is produced in digestive tract, respiratory tract, the reproductive tract, plus our eyes contain a layer of mucus. Is it because part of her protocol depends colon cleansing and irrigation?

    Somebody should tell her that it is incorrect to use the term 'HIV virus' which she does so repeatedly because she is saying 'Human Immunodeficiency Virus virus' when you don't use the abbreviation.
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  15. Jarod

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    Go buy yourself a bag of lemons and a bottle of psyllium husks people.

    Take two lemons, peel off the yellow rind, and blend the pith, seeds, and all together with 8-12 ounces of water and a scoop full of psyllim seeds. I would also suggest using a straw because the lemon can be hard of the tooth enamel.

    Also take a lemon and do an enima too. See for yourself..... or if you want the official line of BS, you can go to the CDC website and find out about the latest CBT and GET techniques.

    I'm a patient and looking to get better or figure out what works. See for yourself people. Cheers! :)
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    I tried the psyllium and it gave me terrible stomach problems. Lemons as well.

    I've done the enemas way back in the 80's.

    Also the CBT and GET.

    They were all worthless and / or painful / harmful
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  17. Jarod

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    I never bothered with the CBT, kind of seemed suspect. I can do my own GET when I'm up to it.

    Sorry to hear that it upsets your stomach. Can you go with a lighter dose maybe without the psyllium? Probably not going to work for everybody, but seems to be helping me so far. Hard to say after just two or three days.

    When I took ABX, I had horrible stomach pain that passed with time. I've taken the three abx protocol in the past so I probably have killed off a bunch of stuff already.
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    I tried for a good year, Jarod. Then again about 15 years later at a lower dose when I was trying "leaky gut" regimes. Seems to be something that my stomach just can't handle. Got worse over time. The lemons as well.

    It seems that with some PWME that anything requiring digestion can be a huge problem. After decades of supplements I find that suddenly, things can cause problems (like evening primrose oil) or just stop working (like probiotics).

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