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>From: Jim West <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Jan 2, 2012 12:52 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Agreed: Taking multi-vitamin pills 'does nothing for our health'
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>Eric, 
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>How does Mitch know he had a virus -- when toxicology is omitted (as usual by 
>diagnosticians and media)?  
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>It could very well be stove or boiler exhaust in the winter, levels rising when 
>windows are closed to keep out the cold wind.  
>See hospital study by Dolan et al.
>ref: http://oem.bmj.com/content/59/10/708.full
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>They found misdiagnoses of flu to be very common for stove gas poisoning.
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>Jim West
>http://harpub.co.cc/sflu/
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>On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:14:20 -0500, Eric Entemann 
><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>How did you know it was the flu rather than an ordinary rhinovirus?
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>>Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:06:43 -0500
>>From: [log in to unmask]
>>Subject: Re: Agreed: Taking multi-vitamin pills 'does nothing for our health'
>>To: [log in to unmask]
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>>Hi Jim,
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>>Well, not to invalidate your father's reaction to ascorbic acid.
>>Different people no doubt have different reactions to every
>>nutrient, which is why individual profiles are needed. (I know that
>>individual profiles go against the "standard" one-shoe-fits-all
>>approach of Western medicine, but even in Western medicine there have
>>been significant shifts towards individualizing doses and kinds of
>>nutrients -- pretty significant changes, actually, since that was one of
>>the main arguments by corporate medicine against homeopathic
>>approaches.)
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>>For me, Vitamin C has been indispensable. I rarely get colds or the flu,
>>and when I do I combine large hourly doses of Vitamin C and bioflavanoids
>>(which are necessary to make the Vitamin C effective) with increased
>>amounts of garlic, turmeric and the like. (I remember how people scoffed
>>at me for putting a clove of garlic up my nose for an hour, removing it,
>>and then putting another clove into the other nostril for an hour; but
>>that, combined with the Vitamin C, was all it took to greatly reduce the
>>severity and time of the flu, the 2 times I had in in the past 10 years.
>>It was gone in hours.
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>>Mitchel
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>>At 10:03 AM 12/29/2011, Jim West wrote:
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>>Phil, Thanks, and have a few
>>things to add.
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>>One unadvertised bit of info I realized last year, is that humans recycle
>>"Vitamin 
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>>C" (unlike other primates), and thus don't need a continuous
>>supply.
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>>My father has violent reactions when he tries to continue his Vit C
>>megadose 
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>>program.  Apparently his body thinks ascorbic acid is
>>toxic.
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>>My experience with following the flu with Vit C, is a fever rise, as if
>>the Vit C is 
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>>toxic.
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>>The human body uses super-oxidization to fend off certain (reductive)
>>toxics 
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>>and microbes; Vit C might disable that capability.  Example: 
>>Arsenic poisoning  
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>>is facilitated by ascorbic acid supplements.
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>>I still eat citrus etc., assuming that anti-oxidant capabilities are
>>gained in a 
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>>proper way thereby.  I still keep my eyes open for pro-vitamin C
>>science, as it 
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>>does make some intuitive sense, perhaps as an antidote for reductive
>>toxics 
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>>like heavy metals.
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>>Jim West
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>>http://harpub.co.cc
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>>On Wed, 28 Dec 2011 00:05:31 -0600, Phil Gasper
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>>http://www.MitchelCohen.com
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>>Ring the bells
>>that still can ring,  Forget your perfect offering. 
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>>There is a crack, a crack in everything, That's how the light gets
>>in.  
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>>~ Leonard Cohen 
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