You Shall Know Them By Their Actions
First off, right out the gate, this guy got letters from the FTC telling him to shut the F-up, or else. He’s an M.D.; a real live practising Medical Doctor with all the usual training, degrees, residency, etc. He does do the holistic stuff too, as do many M.D.s (and, IMHO, you can make a case that a whole lot of traditional M.D. based medical care was holistic over the last 100 years+).
Think about it. You cure scurvy with a “holistic” approach of eating more Vit-C filled foods. Whole grains cure the various diseases of white polished grains as you get your vit-B levels back up. Prescribing sunshine and rest cures a bunch of things just from the raising of Vit-D levels (along with reducing stress hormones, etc.). There’s a whole lot of real medicine in some of the holistic approaches.
That said, I’m not a hard core holistic type. Give me a 10 day broad spectrum antibiotic any day (though do note that Ancient Egyptians prescribed ‘beer” for many ailments; and recently it was discovered that their fermentation was sloppy and their beer had a bacteria in it that made tetracycline… so in fact “beer” did cure a lot of things. So holistic, or chemical, I don’t care which way I get my tetracycline…)
I mostly find it useful as a “Prepper” thing; how to cure things (maybe…) when you have to deal with it on your own and away from decent medical care. FWIW, I’ve “cured” several sore throats by the expedient of buying a 1/2 pound of Blue Cheese and then letting thimble sized bits dissolve in the mouth over the course of a day or two. It works as the penicillin produced by the mould dissolves in the mouth, coats the throat, and is absorbed through the mucosa.
So, realize that his choice of employing “holistic” methods does have foundation in real medical science. Often an older practice prior to the All Chemical All The Time Big Pharma dominated era.
All THAT said: The very heavy handed action of, now, several Federal Agencies AND the W.H.O. in suppression of treatment option information is sure making this look ever more like a real “Plandemic”. Yes, there’s the plausible explanation of them just being zealous about pursuit of “quacks”… but really, this guy is an M.D. (as were dozens of others) and NOBODY had a good clue how best to approach this disease. He had treated well over 100 patients with very good results. All he did was publish “This is what I did and it seems to help”. Why does that deserve hate mail from the FTC (of all people…). So now we’ve got at least the W.H.O, C.D.C. and F.T.C. ALL suppressing things that lessen deaths. It starts to look like a Plan. You see their actions, so you know what they do… which tells you who they are and what they want.
I find it interesting for the two new bits in it. Iodine and nebulized VERY dilute hydrogen peroxide. Kind of like that whole “bleach” thing… just diluted to where it isn’t toxic. I suppose that alone is enough to set off TDS tremors in those so afflicted.
This video has very poor audio, but it’s where I ran into this, so I’m including the pointer.
At about 13 minutes they stop griping about the government and get into what the treatment is. They reference a write up he had published. I THINK this next link is it, but honestly, couldn’t quite make out if this was the same one or just a similar alternative publishing:
Science, Public Health Policy, and The Law Volume 2:4-22 July, 2020
Clinical and Translational Research
An Institute for Pure and Applied Knowledge (IPAK)
Public Health Policy Initiative (PHPI)
A Novel Approach to Treating COVID-19 Using Nutritional and Oxidative Therapies
David Brownstein, M.D.∗†, Richard Ng, M.D.†, Robert Rowen, M.D.‡, Jennie-Dare Drummond ,PA, Taylor Eason, NP, Hailey Brownstein, D.O.§, and Jessica Brownstein
This report is a case series of consecutive patients diagnosed with COVID-19 treated with a nutritional and oxidative medical approach. We describe the treatment program and report the response of the 107 COVID-19 patients.
Observational case series consecutive.
A family practice office in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.
All patients seen in the office from February through May 2020 diagnosed with COVID-19 were included in the study. COVID-19 was either diagnosed via PCR or antibody testing as well as those not tested diagnosed via symptomology.
Oral Vitamins A, C, D, and iodine were given to 107 subjects (99%). Intravenous solutions of hydrogen peroxide and Vitamin C were given to 32 (30%) and 37 (35%) subjects. Thirty-seven (35%) of the cohort was treated with intramuscular ozone. A dilute, nebulized hydrogen peroxide/saline mixture, with Lugol’s iodine, was used by 91 (85%).
Main Outcome Measures:
History and physical exam were reviewed for COVID-19 symptoms including cough, fever, shortness of breath, and gastrointestinal complaints. Laboratory reports were examined for SARS-CoV-2 results. Symptomatic improvement after treatment was reported for each patient consisting of first improvement, mostly better, and completely better.
There were a total of 107 patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Thirty-four were tested for SARS-CoV-2(32%) and twenty-seven (25%) tested positive. Three were hospitalized (3%) with two of the three hospitalized before instituting treatment and only one requiring hospitalization after beginning treatment. There were no deaths. The most common symptoms in the cohort were fever (81%), shortness of breath (68%), URI which included cough (69%), and gastrointestinal distress symptoms (27%). For the entire cohort, first improvement was noted in 2.4 days. The cohort reported symptoms mostly better after 4.4 days and completely better 6.9 days after starting the program. For the SARS-CoV-2 test positive patients, fever was present in 25 (93%), shortness of breath in 20 (74%) and upper respiratory symptoms including cough in 21 (78%) while gastrointestinal symptoms were present in 9 (33%). The time to improvement in the SARS-CoV- 2 test positive group was slightly longer than the entire cohort.
At present, there is no published cure, treatment, or preventive for COVID-19 except for a recent report on dexamethasone for seriously ill patients. A novel treatment program combining nutritional and oxidative therapies was shown to successfully treat the signs and symptoms of 100% of 107 patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Each patient was treated with an individualized plan consisting of a combination of oral, IV, IM, and nebulized nutritional and oxidative therapies which resulted in zero deaths and recovery from COVID-19.
SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, ozone therapy,hydrogen peroxide therapy, Vitamin A, iodine, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, immune system, antiviral.
I was particularly interested in his reference to Iodine. (We all already know about Vit A,C, and D being important to immunity, or ought to ;-)
Iodine is needed for proper immune system functioning. Iodine supplementation has been shown to increased IgG synthesis in human lymphocytes. Iodine deficiency is associated with decreased phagocytic activity of blood neutrophils. This was associated with a decrease in peroxidases in neutrophils. Iodine has been shown to increase the ability of granulocytes to kill infectious organisms. Iodine is used as an antiseptic throughout the US because it has antiviral and antibacterial properties. Two of us (DB and RN) have used iodine successfully as an antimicrobial agent for over two decades.
Japan has one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 illnesses in the Western world even in a crowded city such as Tokyo. Furthermore, Japan has not gone on a total lockdown. The Japanese are known to have a much higher iodine intake through their diet when compared to other Western countries. It is estimated that the Mainland Japanese ingest over 100x the RDA as compared to US citizens. Perhaps Tokyo and Japan itself has had less serious COVID-19 illness because of their iodine intake
Much of the iodine in Japanese food comes from the seaweed and ocean fish in sushi. The spouse and I have sushi for dinner at least once a week. I think that helps.
I found the addition of ozone / hydrogen peroxide interesting. Increased oxidative stress to kill off an organism is how the body generally works. It is part of the strategy to kill off malaria parasites. Folks with Favism have naturally higher levels of oxidative stress as a malaria protection, but eating Fava Beans raises the oxidative stress enough more to cause them to become ill. An interesting thought is “Would eating fava beans by folks who do not have favism, raise oxidative stress enough to help kill off other disease organisms?” There are many other things that naturally raise oxidative stress in the body.
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are small, highly reactive, oxygen–containing molecules that are naturally generated in small amounts during the body’s metabolic reactions and can react with and damage complex cellular molecules such as fats, proteins, or DNA. Alcohol promotes the generation of ROS and/or interferes with the body’s normal defense mechanisms against these compounds through numerous processes, particularly in the liver. For example, alcohol breakdown in the liver results in the formation of molecules whose further metabolism in the cell leads to ROS production. Alcohol also stimulates the activity of enzymes called cytochrome P450s, which contribute to ROS production. Further, alcohol can alter the levels of certain metals in the body, thereby facilitating ROS production. Finally, alcohol reduces the levels of agents that can eliminate ROS (i.e., antioxidants). The resulting state of the cell, known as oxidative stress, can lead to cell injury.
All of which leads me back to the old “Gin & Tonic” as antimalalrial treatment. In moderation, of course! ;-)
But seriously, it is interesting to note that traditionally, sake is consumed with the sushi. Coincidence?
Now, given a choice of Ivermectin with Doxycycline or Regeneron vs a Gin & Tonic with Fish & Chips or Sake With Sushi, I’ll take the medical treatment, thank you very much.
HOWEVER, until whoever is pushing this Planed Pandemic gets the Government Agencies out of the grill of M.D.s and lets they use what they, with their medical training, think is best for their patients: I’m going to be continuing to collect useful DIY methods and kit.
Besides, it is also useful knowing how to use things “after the great quake” or “after the hurricane” or even “after you run aground on an isolated island”. Or even if you just don’t have a lot of money at the moment.
I’ve taken a general multi-vitamin & minerals pill for years. I have added to it, more Vit-C and Vit-D in winter. Also a couple of alternative sources of some less common minerals (magnesium, boron). Now I’m looking at zink too, balanced with the right amount of copper. (Though I’m pretty sure my semi-regular oyster stew is good for that ;-) I also have often painted on some iodine for various skin issues, but I’m thinking maybe a bit for non-skin issues could help too.
Then that oxidative stress thing has me pondering trying to keep “Gin & Tonic” in inventory… (but it’s SO hard to keep the inventory intact…). As long as we are allowed to buy it, I’ll be keeping up the weekly Sake & Sushi night too ;-)