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  1. dylemmaz

    anyone with cfs tried ivermectin?

    my cfs specialist really wants me to try ivermectin. i have the script but i’m a bit nervous about using it. she wants me to do a 2 day on 5 day off protocol, body weight doses the 2 days that i take it. and then repeat this cycle for 3-4 weeks. she said she has seen success treating long covid...
  2. nerd

    Severe COVID-19: A serotonine-mediated disease

    I found this research from Dr. Farid Jalali, and it finally explains why severe COVID-19 is so severe despite antivirals and immune suppressants. It's all driven by serotonin from destroyed platelets. I'm mentioning this because it can also explain the damage to the Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB)...
  3. nerd

    What lessons can be learned from Dr. Paul Marik regarding COVID-19?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has really shown me how the medical system works and how politics can influence the progress of a pandemic. I think there are many lessons to learn for CFS/ME. The following are some points from two webinars with Dr. Paul Marik, the leading scientists who pushed...
  4. nerd

    How nutrition can influence Ivermectin's neurological risks and side effects

    Ivermectin (IVM) is an allosteric modulator of GABA-A receptors (GABAaR), glycin receptors (GlyR), and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) (10.1113/JP275236). These receptors don't only play a role in the brain but also in the spinal cord (10.1016/S0165-6147(96)01013-9...
  5. B

    WHO to evaluate Ivermectin efficacy as treatment for Covid-19

    Professor Paul Marik of Eastern Virginia Medical School and co-developer of the MATH+ Protocol, has revealed that the WHO has appointed Dr.Andrew Hill of Liverpool University to review the efficacy of Ivermectin against Covid-19. Apparently, the WHO is encouraged by the results of the 11...