AlmostClever wrote:I haven't gone through the rest of the CCSVI-Lyme links that popped up when I searched but I started to think about this:
Alot of diseases like Lyme are caused by bacteria that are oxygen intolerant or low-oxygen tolerant.
What if increasing blood flow not only provided more oxygen to oxygen-deprived cells in the brain and spine but at the same time killed off these bacterial infections?
Might explain why some improvement take an extended period of time like 6+months.
Just a thought...
zap wrote:Perhaps we are infected with a pathogen that causes the veins to stenose (and restenose), in order to provide itself with a more favorable environment in which to flourish in our brains.
It would hardly be one of the more amazing ways in which parasitic organisms of all kinds are known to modify host physiology (to say nothing of behavior) in order to benefit themselves. And it's not uncommon ...
http://news.nationalgeogra​phic.c ... 7/12/0712​06-roach-zombie.html
http://discovermagazine.com/2000/aug/co ... he%20world
http://discovermagazine.com/photos/04-z ... ntrol-them
Toxoplasmosis - parasitic protozoan that makes rats unafraid of cats, and in humans it seems to change hormone levels, sex ratio of offspring, psychology (infected men tend to score higher in paranoia, whereas for women toxoplasmosis seems to lead to higher levels of social trust and sexual promiscuity), and more ...
http://www.corante.com/loom/archives/20 ... asters.php
http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/parasite/2 ... 04385.html
http://human-infections.suite101.com/ar ... d_behavior
http://www.livescience.com/animals/0704 ... urine.html
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32388708/ns ... e-science/
"The parasitic Nematomorph hairworm (Spinochordodes tellinii) develops inside land-dwelling grasshoppers and crickets until the time comes for the worm to transform into an aquatic adult. Somehow mature hairworms brainwash their hosts into behaving in way they never usually would – causing them to seek out and plunge into water."
- http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... asite.html
Carobiner wrote:The challenge we are trying to address is how to prepare the venous system for intervention so as to avoid reperfusion and then how to support healing of the venous system post intervention. That's something we share in common, aye?
Danz wrote:CeCe, has there been any change since your procedures with respect to sinus infections and/or sinusitus? I am wondering whether you think opening the major veins might resolve these issues.
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