FREE AND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL OF BEHAVIOURAL AND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES
1 July 2011
RHEUMA, LUPUS, CONNECTIVITIS
AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
A FRIEND AFFLICTED BY PAINS IN HER HANDS AND FEET, CONTINUOUSLY WORSENS WITH MEDICAL CURES
Hello Valdo, I’m a friend of Michele Manca, as well as an admirer of yours. I would like you to consider the case of my friend Maria, afflicted with pains in her hands, and also in her feet, accompanied by an insistent fever which comes up every day in the afternoon and the evening. With medicinal cures, I’ve seen her just become worse in the course of 2-3 years.
FROM POLYMYALGIA TO RHEUMATIC ARTHRITIS, TO CONNECTIVITITIS
In 2008 the hospital in Rho diagnosed her with polymyalgia, prescribing a cure based on cortisone. In 2010 the hospital in Magenta decided she had rheumatic arthritis, and obviously resorted to anti-rheumatic drugs. In May of 2011 her symptoms changed and so did the diagnosis. As far as the doctors were concerned, it was connectivitis, to be cured with injections of Rheumaflex, combined 24 hours later, with 400 microgram pills of Folidex.
THANKS FOR THE CONTRIBUTION YOU ARE GIVING TO US ALL
Please could you suggest something for her. I have done what I can by advising her in any case to avoid meat and to eat lots of fruit and raw vegetables. But I’m not an expert. I would be very grateful if you could be so kind as to answer me as quickly as possible. Thank you for the precious contribution you are giving to all of us.
GREETINGS TO MICHELE, HYSTORIC MASTER
Hello Francesca, being a friend of Michele Manca isn’t a normal, easy privilege, as he is one of the pioneers and historic masters of natural hygiene in Italy. Another reason for me to feel honoured by your attention and by the faith you have in me. Your friend Maria’s illness is the same one which millions of other people, especially women, suffer from, which is rather paradoxical because, being women, they are already endowed with a monthly detoxifying mechanism, called menstruation.
So I dedicate this article in particular to you and to all my especially female readers, inviting you to distribute it as far and wide as possible, because healing always starts from the mind, from the guts, from the Hygiene culture which is an alternative to the medical blunders of yesterday and today.
MANY SOPHISTICATED NAMES TO SAY THE SAME THING, CALLED DENSE BLOOD
Whether it is called polymyalgia, rheumatic arthritis or connectivitis (inflammation of the neuro-muscular connections), is only a question of terminological niceties, formal names which medicine likes to play merry-go-round on. In any case it deals with pathologies that cause muscular pain in various parts of the body; pathologies that include inflammation, rheumatic affections of muscles and nerves, constipation, dense blood, and stressful debilitation.
CONNECTIVITIS AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE)
Obviously doctors don’t agree with each other and pretend to give precise character identities to differences in every minimum detail.
So it is that connectivitis is seen as a syndrome characterized by manifestations of systematic lupus erythematosus. SLE is an auto-immune disease that predominantly (9:1) affects the female sex during the period of fertility, and especially the negro race, with the maximum incidence between 15 and 21 years of age, which makes it clear that one component is a disruptive hormonal disturbance.
THE RAYNAUD DISEASE, OR SAUSAGE FINGER PHENOMENON
So this is why in particular they speak of the Raynaud phenomenon, after Maurice Raynaud (1834-1881), a French doctor who first identified this obscure disease of the hands, which almost exclusively affects the female gender, and is characterized by particular peripheral vascular disturbances, by the “dead finger” sensation, by the oedema of the “sausage finger”, by cyanosis of the fingers, trophic (nutritional) alterations of the hands, almost a kind of evil revenge, a communal humanoid-swine curse. A disease which in the USA is second amongst the auto-immune rheumatic pathologies after fibromyalgia with 4 million certified patients.
So we come to the point where in 50% of cases they even talk about Sjogren’s syndrome, from the Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjogren (1899-1986) who, referring to conjunctivitis, spoke of this syndrome that attacks the exocrine (salivary and lachrymal) glands, and is often associated with rheumatic arthritis, SLE, ankylosing-spondylitis, (spinal problems), with fibromyalgia (problems with muscles and tendons which support joints) with gout (uric acid crystals in the joints) and other similar rheumatic pathologies
THE EYE IS THE MIRROR OF LIFE, AND REVEALS WHAT GOES ON IN THE BELLY
But every good oculist knows that eye diseases are never resolved in the ocular region with anti-allergic eye-drops, with steroids or with vasoconstricting drugs.
The real evil lies in the belly, in the colon, in constipation, in intestinal dysbiosis, in the shopping trolley and in the fridge at home.
Let this be understood by the women who walk around with 5 different bottles of eye-drops and little creams in their handbags (read the article “Cherato-conjunctivitis, dry tears” of 12/05/11, and “Human health starts from the colon” of 12/05/11).
CORTISONE AND THE INEPTITUDE OF MODERN MEDICINE
The fact that doctors want to defeat such symptoms with anti-inflammatory drugs and immune-suppressants like the cortisone-based drugs, makes us understand the desperate ineptitude that gnaws at modern medicine in their pursuit of an illusory remission of the evil along the wrecked tracks of symptomatic cure, when the only possible and logical way of resolving and defusing every inflammation, is always and ever remains that of the dis-inflammation of the blood, by removing it’s fat content and making it more fluid.
“NO PHARMACEUTICAL THERAPY CAN CURE”, A DRAMATIC CONFESSION OF IMPOTENCE
“Despite the great number of pharmaceuticals used in the course of rheumatic diseases, no therapy is able to stop or in any case modify the natural progress of the disease”. “The therapeutic objectives correspond to the clinical manifestations and to the different symptoms”. “This imposes the choice of pharmaceuticals with different active mechanisms, each one directed towards a specific alteration”. These sentences in inverted commas are not part of a tome against medicine, nor are they part of some hygiene fury, but they are found in the “New Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy”, one of the most reliable and most used texts in the medical field.
ANTI-MALARIAN DRUGS AND IMMUNE-SUPPRESSORS
Clearly I can’t allow myself to specifically judge the diagnoses and the relative prescriptions of the hospitals you quoted. In addition to being distasteful it would also be illegal. Doctors are human beings in flesh and blood, who receive salaries and are obliges to follow a predetermined scheme for every symptom and every pathology. They can’t deviate from those tracks even if they wanted to. The steroids (including cortisone) the PHANS (pharmaceuticals anti-inflammatory non-steroidal) the anti-malaria drugs and the immune-suppressors are the basic ingredients of every anti-rheumatic cure in every hospital in the world.
THE HOSPITAL CONSPIRACY OF STEROIDS AND ANIMAL PROTEINS
One passes, if the case requires it, from low to high doses and when the cortisone no longer suffices, one resorts to azatioprine, to cyclophosfamides and to cyclosporine without thinking too much about the heavy side-effects such as kidney and urinary toxicity, without thinking about the aggravating acidification that such drugs produce, without thinking about the (decidedly and declaredly ignored) real causes of the disease, which are not even whispered about during such Kafkian cures. And what is more, beside these hopeless therapies, the nursing staff continue to serve disgusting protein pigswill, meat stews, fried liver, mortadella (slices of giant Bolognese cured sausage) and thousands of murdered little geese and chickens, in coherent and lethal pro-rheumatic and pro-inflammatory association with the above mentioned cures!
NATURAL HYGIENE, THE MEDICINE OF DAGGERS DRAWN
Hygiene has two solutions dramatically in contrast to, and in head-on collision with, what we have just spoken about.
Firstly, the radical elimination of all pharmaceuticals, and this means we are already at daggers drawn. Secondly, the elimination of all sources of contamination, and here the divide widens even more frighteningly.
Hygiene means never again the terrorism and stress of incurable diseases, never again the pigswill, the meat, fish, eggs, cheese, salt, sugar, tea, coffee, alcohol, cigarettes and even normal cooked food.
THE HYGIENE ALTERNATIVE IS ANOTHER PLANET ALTOGETHER
Rest, relaxation, deep breathing, sun exposure, massage, mud packs, natural raw food, plus some fast on pure distilled water: that’s the name of the winning game.
Doctors have completely and systematically forgotten this fundamental hygiene alternative, this strategy of contrast to lipo-toxic inflammatory disease.
The hygiene alternative removes the causes of the problem, instead of only fighting with the symptoms and the red warning lights, against which doctors obstinately and unproductively aim their cortisone and their immune-suppressants.
RADICAL CHANGE IN MENTALITY AND NUTRITION
What is needed is essentially a solid nutritional change, and the insertion of a re-vitalizing, raw food diet such as the one indicated in the attached article (see “Tendentially raw food, vegan nutritional scheme”, of 16/04/11). The insertion, as soon as possible, of a plan based on fruit, on vegetable juices with carrots, Jerusalem artichokes, turnips, beetroots, beet greens, celery, cabbages, apples, pine-apples and ginger.
An increase in all types of seasonal green leaves and sprouts, plus the regular use of wild greens, such as dandelion, stinging nettle, mallow, burdock and water cress, will help a lot. Giving primary importance to various seeds such as sesame, sunflower, poppy, quinoa, pumpkin, flaxseed, fennel, cannabis, chia, psyllium, millet and buckwheat, as well as wheat germ, almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts and pine-nuts, and also pulses, in order to cover all the vitamin B group and F group (omega 3and positive non-fish prostaglandin)requirements.
DETOXIFICATION, INORGANIC-DEMINERALIZATION AND CHELATION
The talk of the day in the medical and extra-medical field, is more and more on detoxification, on de-acidification or alkalinisation, on the elimination of mucus and fat, on inorganic demineralization (iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, sodium, chlorine and urates) and on chelation or the chemical extraction of heavy metals absorbed principally through drugs, vaccines, fish and pollution (mercury, cadmium, nickel, aluminium, lead, cobalt).
These toxic substances slow down and block our correct metabolism. Also the cellular detritus called viruses (or endo-viruses or endo-toxins) can pose a problem of excessive accumulation when the metabolic system does not work properly.
VAIN AND ILLUSORY HEPATIC-INTESTINAL CLEANSING
And in these cases they often speak of cleansing the liver or cleansing the intestine. However no-one ever dares to talk about a system that is regularly neglected and ignored, which is the lymphatic system, which includes the immune system. When there is a situation of oedema or water retention, which is a symptom of an inefficient lymphatic system, doctors normally prescribe diuretic and anti-inflammatory drugs which actually only worsen the situation.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE WORD OEDEMA, WHICH MEANS SWELLING
If speaking to someone, you use the term oedema, they squint at you and invite you to speak normal plain English. However it is high time everyone understands this term very clearly.
It derives from the Greek “oedema or edema” and means swelling, the infiltration of organic liquid into the tissues, or the pathological increase of interstitial liquid in the tissues, with symptoms of congestion, tumefaction, engorgement and hypertension (caused by renal disease, by cardio-pulmonary insufficiency, or inflammatory processes). This type of accumulation of stagnant, diseased water, which remains blocked and imprisoned by the salts and the poisons, is chemically and telepathically sympathetic to atmospheric conditions and to changes in temperature, which provoke fluctuations in the pain and the inflammations.
THE SYMPTOMS OF A LAZY LUMPHATIC SYSTEM
Using a diuretic to reduce oedema or oedematous swellings, takes water away from the lymphatic flux, with the consequences that the lymph becomes denser, and toxins and mucus become more sticky and so accumulate in the lymph nodes and along the ducts – all of which aggravates the general situation. People who are afflicted by pains, by rheumatism, by water retention, by inflammations, by being overweight, by fatty deposits, by cellulite, by the enlargement of the abdomen, by strange pains, by undefined discomforts, by chronic fatigue, by multiple sclerosis, by fibromyalgia, by migraines, by lupus erythematosus, by the formation of cysts and nodules, by bags under the eyes, by chronic constipation and by dry cough with the emission of yellowish viscous mucus, are all surely characterized by a lazy, penalizing and pathological lymphatic system.
THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM, AN ILLUSTROUS UNKNOWN
The lymphatic system is a complex network of nodes, ducts and glands such the thymus, the spleen and the tonsils. It is a system full of liquid, needed to bathe and clean our cells, and to carry away the dirty waste waters, accurately separating out cellular refuse from the tissues and the circulating blood. The lymphatic system sees to all the toxins coming from external sources (incorrect food, pharmaceuticals, vitamin and mineral supplements and environmental pollution), as well as to the endo-toxins which are neutralized in the lymph nodes and the lymphoid tissue. A healthy lymphatic system also helps to purify the blood through the greatest mass of lymphatic tissue in the body, which is the spleen, specialized in destroying worn out red blood cells, and in managing the delicate equilibrium between the red blood cells and the white blood cells.
HOW TO CLEAN THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
Hence we must stress the fundamental importance of maintaining a clean lymphatic system, well before even thinking about criticisable, partial, invasive solutions such as the various chemical cleansings of the blood, the liver and the intestine.
How to do that? Initially by adopting a brief physiological rest, or a fast. Then by giving a wide berth to pharmaceuticals, supplements, nervine beverages and all fizzy drinks, to ice-creams and milk-chocolate, to all junk food and to all animals proteins, be it from the land or from the sea. The more we move away from our natural food, fruit and raw vegetables, the more we block up the lymphatic system. The more we go for food which is cooked, conserved, dead, devitalized, pasteurized, re-enforced, vitaminized, difficult to digest and difficult to dispose of, the more we block up the lymphatic system.
SQUANDERING ENERGY AND WATER RESOURCES IS PROHIBITED
The more we depend on white foods – dead flour products, white bread, white rice, non whole- wheat pasta, overcooked cereals and sweets; on food and drinks loaded with salt, sugar and aspartame and on brewed concoctions and caffeine, the more energy (as well as the more fresh water) is required by the system in order to control the rapid fluctuations in the blood sugar.
On the other hand, we know that the enzymatic-caloric energy, and the precious fresh water supplies are actually used abundantly, as well as intelligently and in the right directions, which are for cleaning and immunity. Without an adequate amount of water, the lymph can’t flow freely in the lymphatic system and the whole mechanism becomes lazy, slows down and ends up becoming intoxicated.
THE DISCOURSE ABOUT WATER SHOWS UP ALL SWINDLES
A body which weighs 75 kg, possesses the wonder of 45 litres of water. Thus the glaring and never-sufficiently-emphasized importance of pure distilled water, of the revitalizing organic water in fruit, of a freely operative renal and urinary system which does not overheat, and of a colon which is aerated and not putrefactive. This is the truth of the Essen Gospel of Health, which imperiously surfaces again and again. Here we expose in one fell swoop all the liars, all the myths, the hypocrisies, the dogmas and the elaborate swindles of the rogues of the low-carbohydrate diet, the pseudo-Mediterranean diet, the B12 fraud, the pro-protein and the pro-vaccination farces of the churlish sanitary culture.
FRUIT ENZYMES AND FRUIT ACIDS ARE LIFE-LONG FRIENS OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM
The enzymes and the acids in fruit are powerful lymph detergents, powerful alkalinizers of the blood and powerful destroyers of free radicals, but on condition that they are eaten correctly and abundantly throughout the various fruitarian meals of the day.
Fruitarian meals which must be kept separated from the two principal meals (correctly re-qualified as “a vegetable plus a second course lunch and dinner”) based on a first course of green leaves, and a main vegan course compromising of both raw and cooked food such as whole grain cereals, or potatoes, or pulses, or whole wheat pasta, or vegan pizza or gnocchi, and finally a handful of mixed nuts such as almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts and pine-nuts.
THE TRUTH OF CAMBRIDGE 2000: THE INDELIBLE, UNEQUIVOCAL FIVE FRUIT MEALS A DAY
In practice we stand before the triumph and the rededication of the famous Cambridge 2000 experiment, the five-per-day fruit-only meals, uselessly buried in the sand and boycotted by Big Pharma and the Anglo-American secret service. The hypocrisy of the system is so astounding that it simply begs commentary. These lies, despite having had their short legs well lengthened, nevertheless remain too pitiful and too debauched to be able to resist for long. The more truth is crushed down, the more it tends to float back up; the more it is masked, the more it reveals itself – it is only a question of time. Even Bill Clinton, on death bed, ended up becoming a raw-food vegan; it even happened to Luc Montagnier, who with great clamour finally confessed to the whole clown show called Aids, despite having contributed to it all too generously.
Valdo Vaccaro – Technical Director AVA-Rome and ABIN-Bergamo
(English translation by Nandini)