Alzheimer’s: Prevent the Tsunami That Dries Out Brains

Experts are warning that “tsunamis of Alzheimer’s” are approaching the shores of human blood-brain-barriers.

Alzheimer’s is predicted to bankrupt the American Medicare system by 2033.(1)
It has now become the third leading cause of death in USA.(1)

And unfortunately, people blame these neuro-degenerative conditions on old age and think it is “normal.” They think it is “normal” for their parents or grandparents to go into an old age home with these conditions.

While this may be becoming the “norm,” it is NOT natural.

"Type 3 Diabetes.”

Alzheimer’s is becoming known what clinicians call “Type 3 Diabetes.”

This is because one of the main pathologies of Alzheimer’s is insulin resistance in the brain.

This means your brain is starving of energy. It cannot metabolise glucose (energy from food) in order to drive it into your brain for fuel.

This is why improving insulin sensitivity is an important component to PREVET and reverse cognitive decline, such as in the case Alzheimer’s.

Prevention Has Never Been So Important

I emphasise the word Prevent because:

1. All around the world we are facing epidemics of diabetes and insulin resistance. The crazy part is that a lot of these people are undiagnosed - a significant % of certain populations are pre-diabetic and do not even know it! (e.g. one third of Americans are pre-diabetic, and 90% of them do not know it!).

2. Alzheimer’s, other forms of dementia and other neuro-degenerative disorders are becoming epidemics (as mentioned above).

Ayurveda emphasises that we should have the same cognitive performance at 85 years old then we did at 30 years old. Maybe you have met elderly in their 80s, 90s, or even hundreds who are fully alert and cognitively able.

This is natural health. This is your birth right.

In addition to insulin sensitivity, there is another factor important factor for Alzheimer’s. This, in simple language, is “dry brain.”

"Dry Brain"

Ayurveda knew about Alzheimer’s and dementia thousands of years ago. They called it Vata in the brain.

This encompasses dryness in the brain, which creates a rough and insufficient connection network, resulting in synapses failing to connect brain cells with each other.

These brain cell communication mechanisms interacts with chemicals and function as neurotransmitters. This again is the vata bio-energy. Vata governs all movements in the body.

Vata also causes catabolism, or reduction of tissue. This is seen in Alzheimer’s where the outer layer of the brain (cortex) is shrinking caused by the

Beta Amyloid Plaque Deposits (Mental Ama) + Defence Response

Another component of Alzheimer’s is that plaques and neurofibrillary tangles deposit in the brain and impair synapses.

This is partly ama (undigested toxic material) that deposits and further hampers vata (communication) which is responsible for performing functions like memory, judgement, speech, enthusiasm, social skills and movement.

But we need to acknowledge why Beta amyloid plaque is there in the first place.

Beta amyloid plaque is actually part of your defence response.

Beta amyloid plaque is actually an antimicrobial peptide (AMP). It is important for host immunity and to tackle bacteria and binds to toxins like heavy metals.

It’s fine to remove amyloid, but first remove the ongoing insults which caused the plaque to increase!

Alzheimer’s is absolutely heart breaking. You don’t see it because it is behind close doors. Those who see it are those living with someone who has Alzheimer’s or those who experience it themselves.

They can’t tie their shoes, they can’t get dressed and they can’t perform activities they have loved doing ritualistically for decades.

The disease may eventually lead to complete dependence and finally pre-mature death, usually associated with another illness.

At present there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease in western medicine. Further more, drug development for Alzheimer’s has so far been a dismal failure, with 300 failed trials to date. This is because the drugs were intended to remove beta-amyloid plaque from the brain, but beta-amyloid is a symptom of Alzheimer’s — not the cause.

How to Help Prevent and Heal Alzheimer's

Lubricate The Brain

Ayurveda simply uses the opposite quality to bring balance to a certain quality.

So in this case of dry brain, lubricate the brain.

Here are some ways to lubricate the brain:

1. Nasya (Sniffing Oil Up The Nose)

Nose is the gateway to the skull. So it is via this pathway that we can access the brain.

Nasya is a practice of sniffing medicated oil up the nose. It is advised to do multiple times a day as part of one’s daily routine.

This will help optimise brain function and strengthen the sensory organs.

For those who are practicing Nasya as a preventative and cognitive enhancement tool, you can use Nasika medicated oil.

For those with pre-symptoms or symptoms of a neuro-degenerative condition, we recommend you use a stronger oil like Special Nasika.

2. Massage Oil Into The Head

Regularly lubricating your scalp with oil and massaging it in will also balance the vata in the brain.

For those experiencing onset of neuronal conditions, or who want to further enhance their brain health, use an Ayurvedic medicated oil formulated specifically for brain health.

Ayurvedic Oils For Brain Health

  • Brahmi Ghritam - This is a classical medicated ghee with the main ingredient brahmi (bacopa monnieri). This generally enhances overall brain health, mental state and memory.
  • MahaGandha Bala Oil - This oil strengthens the head and it particularly helpful to counter catabolic brain (such as shrinking). This overall provides a boost to optimal brain and central nervous system function.
  • HT002 Oil - This precious oil is particularly helpful in balancing the excess vata in the head. It helps in headaches, migraines, anxiety, insomnia and an overactive stressful mind.
  • General Abhyanga (medicated massage) oils - Medicated oils used for self-ayurvedic oil massage will help provide lubrication to the head.
  • Coconut or Sesame Oil - These two oils are what Ayurveda generally recommends as they can penetrate the seven layers of skin as well as go deep into the tissues such as the bone-marrow. Most of the medicated oils in Ayurveda uses sesame, coconut or ghee as a base oil.

3. Eat High Quality Fats

Ghee in very important for mostly everyone to regularly include in their diets. Due to it's ideal ratio of omega six and three this animal fat satisfies various neurological requirements from DHA (brain fuel) to support to refold or proteolyze misfolded proteins (these are typically misfolded in Alzeimer's).

Ghee and MCT oils goes directly into the cell. Or they produce ketones in the blood which can travel directly into the brain. This bypasses all that pathology and fills that energetic gap of insulin resistance and energy starvation in the brain.(2)

Most fatty acids won't cross the Blood- Brain-Barrier. These fats just may.

Furthermore, this is why cyclical ketosis can be beneficial, and why it is helpful to be metabolically flexible.

4. Shirodhara (Ayurvedic Brain & Mind Treatment)

Shirodhara is an ancient treatment where warm medicated  oil is poured over the head in a rhythmic mater. This stabilises the mind and everything going on inside it. During this treatment, usually you'll lie in deep, blissful rest, (that is if you haven't transcended).

In the case of neurological disorders, Shirodhara helps improve synapse connection, strengthens the bone marrow in the skull and regulates the hypothalamus, pituitary  and pineal glands.

We recommend a series of shirodhara treatments over consecutive days for more powerful effects.

Note, there is also an Ayurvedic treatment called Shirobasti which is similar but perhaps more powerful for neurological health.

5. Matra Basti (Small Nourishing Oil Enema)

Matra basti is a small nourishing oil enema to be administered yourself before sleep 1-3x/week or as prescribed.

Enemas are not only for the gut! As a matter of fact, the primary use of enemas are for your nervous system! Your navel is home to the Enteric Nervous System (the largest nerve plexus in the body) where all your nerve plexuses end in. Furthermore, this herbal administration method bypasses the liver. This is why Ayurvedic bastis are powerful to nourish, (not detox) the brain and central nervous system.

*Note: Oils to Use:
The oil must be processed a specific way  (“mrdu paka”) for matra basti since other oils may contain ama (toxins) and may have a "rough" effect on vulnerable organs. MGB oil is helpful for types of dementia and Parkinson's.

Learn more about Bastis here

Herbal Formulations

Taking herbs internally  can play a great role in supporting neurological health.

Herbal formulas like Smriti, Zandopa, Samadhi, Swarna Dhatu, Dhatu, Karna Poorna Ear Drops may be useful in these conditions.


References

(1) Dr. Dale Bredesen,

(2) Travis Christofferson, “Ketones, The Fourth Fuel: Warburg to Krebs to Veech, the 250 Year Journey to Find the Fountain of Youth."


*This information and these statements have not been evaluated by the Therapeutic Goods Association or the Food and Drug Administration. This information and these products are\ not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.
Disclaimer: The entire contents of this website are based upon the opinions of Dylan Smith.  This information is in no way to be construed as a substitute for consultation with a licensed health professional. It is not intended as medical advice. They are intended as sharing of knowledge and information from the research and experience of Dylan Smith and his community. Dylan Smith encourages you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with a qualified health care professional.

Tattoos, Eating Disorders, Supplements, Breast Implants, Melatonin, Carnivore Diet & More | Coach Jake Carter {Podcast #044)

Get to know the dynamism of your human body, and many of the various relationships that it has with other people, the environment and various activities in the creation that is life.

About Jake Carter

Jake has taken the world by storm educating the masses in functional medicine and nutrition for a decade, marrying both traditional medicines with conventional advances.

Jake has taught in over 10 different countries, up the point of taking 54 flights in 2019 alone, teaching 20 different seminars.

Jake is notorious for breaking down global self-limiting beliefs and paradigms around health and fitness, to innervate individuals to prioritise all aspects of health; ranging from hormonal, lymphatic, gastrointestinal, psychological, environmental and metaphysical factors.

Jake has had the beautiful experience of working with chronically-ill, mothers struggling to conceive, businessmen-women through to professional athletes. 


In this Episode we Discuss:

Jake escaping Victorian borders during lockdown.

Skin Cancer

Pale white skin people increasing their ability to absorb the sun and get a tan. Sun and skin calluses to build resilience burning and harmony with the sun.

Causes of skin cancer

Using viruses to treat cancer and anti-biotic resistant bacteria.

The epidemic of depression and suicide.

The importance of bacteria and viruses for holistic health.

Candida supporting the health of Alezeimers

Bacteria to offset breast cancer.

Jake’s Story

Transitioning from a personal trainer focusing on hot abs, muscles and looks, to a holistic functional health practitioner.

The Potential Dangers of High Amounts of Exercise & Training

Don’t train within 40 hours of getting blood work done - as the inflammatory markers are higher + other changes in the body.

The balance of Working Out and Working In.

“You can only train as hard as you can recover.”

Eating Disorders

Orthorexia

An eating disorder where there is an obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy.

Anorexia, Eating Bulimia, Binge eating, and more.

Intuitive Eating.

The Epidemic of Body Dissatisfaction

Healing Eating Disorders

Zinc and it’s important role in taste, digestion, eating disorders, anorexia and rehabilitating from eating disorders.

Breaking down the rigidity of counting and eating food.

Sources of eating disorders - past abuse and a loss of elements of control.

Breast Implants

Significantly restoration of health and reduction of a variety of symptoms after getting breast implants removed.

Saline implants more associated with mould toxicology.

Silicon implants more associated with immune dis-regulation.

DNA snips - consider genetics when considering breast implants.

Applications post-surgery

  • Implement binders like Shodana Vati, Chlorella.
  • Glutathione post treatment.
  • Possible stimulating NRF2 pathways.
  • Low dose of EDTA, Vit C.

The deeper yearning and root cause - self-love, comfortable.

Tattoos

  • Used in ancient times and tribes.
  • Now increasing in popularity.
  • Huge element of heavy metals that we can acquire from tattoos.
  • Colour tattoos are more prone to health impacts.
  • Chemicals from tattoos leeching into the lymphatic tissue.
  • Metal - 5G conduction.
  • Those with tattoos are going to have to take binders and detox support for life. Chlorella periodosa and Shodana Vati to therapeutically chelate them.

Clothing to protect from nnEMF

Endometriosis

  • An inflammatory condition and immune dysfunction condition that can be debilitating.
  • Diagnosis is missed in 1 in 5 doctors.
  • Takes on average 7-12 years to get diagnosed.
  • Significantly correlated with sexual and physical abuse.
  • Good news is there is a lot you can do to help combat this.
  • Treatment to help with Endometriosis

Melatonin

  • Jake’s extreme dosage of melatonin.
  • Free radical scavenger.
  • Dramatically reduce the rate of proliferation of some cancer cells.
  • Protects neuronal damage from heavy metals like aluminium and mercury. - Chelates heavy metals.
  • Supports respiration.
  • Mitochondrial supporting agent.
  • Supports mucosa in the gut.
  • Chelating fluoride from the pineal gland.
  • Heightening the senses.
  • 3 different scientific papers showing melatonin helps C19.
  • Enterochromaffin cells in the intestinal mucosa secrete 400% more melatonin than the pineal gland.
  • Helps with mercury toxicity
  • Helps with breast cancer
  • The best anti-oxidant in the body.

Read more about Melatonin in this article: Melatonin: The Critical Hormone & How to Optimise It

Supplements

The problem with probiotics

Plant Medicines

Jakes experience with plant medicines to download information of medicine, learn and evolve.

The Carnivore Diet

Oxalates

  • An anti-nutrient - plant compounds that reduce the body’s ability to absorb essential nutrients.
  • Absolutely correlated with kidney stones.
  • Related with autism. - Fungal aspects produced in oxalates.
  • Fibromyalgia and CFS - oxalates can bind onto heavy metals.

Foods very high in oxalates: almonds, spinach, okra, peanuts, chocolate, soy, beetroot, swisschard, rhubarb, cashews, sesame seeds.

Foods high in oxalates - eggplant, Jerusalem artichoke, potato, sweet  potato, yam, blackberry, citrus peel, pomegrate, start fruit, brazil seeds, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachio, hemps, figs, guava, black tea, green tea, cinnamon, cumin, ginger, turmeric.

Vit B6 is dependant vitamin for oxalates.

Steven Gundry, M.D., says that consuming the lectin in beans and grains is

"like swallowing razor blades that literally cut the lining in our intestines."

Jakes meticulous research into medicine and Covid-19.

Jake’s content getting censored.

Integrity Facing Extinction

  • Due to emotionally fragility in the world.
  • Honouring your calling with courage to continue despite the consequence.
  • Choosing your actions on values, rather than personal gain.
  • The world has never needed integrity as much as it does right now.

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7 Ayurvedic Tips for a Healthy Voice

This article is relevant for anyone who makes noise with their mouth, especially singers, rappers, actors, speakers, speech therapists and anyone who wants to engage with others on a heartfelt level.

Our voice is the first thing people hear once we open our mouth. A healthy and attractive voice will resonate with the recipient(s) so as to divinely inspire them and elegantly create unity.

Our speech is also powerfully responsible for the actions in our lives.

This is how it works:

  1. The universe or cosmic intelligence has an intention.
  2. That intention bubbles up in our individuality.
  3. That intention arises into a “thought” in our mind. You get a desire for something. In fact every desire you get (when you are in a state of balance) is the desire of creative intelligence acting through you.
  4. This thought is expressed through speech.
  5. That speech becomes action.

Below are 7 Ayurvedic ways to promote a clearer, smoother, firmer and more vibrant voice.

1. Nasya (Nasal Oil)

Sniffing medicated oil up the nose throughout the day is perhaps the most powerful tool for a healthy voice.

Regularly lubricating your head, neck and throat will help maintain a clear and firm voice.

It dilates the channels for vocal cords to vibrate easily and clearly.

This practice is an essential part of the Ayurvedic daily regimen (Dinacharya).

2. Optimise Digestion

Since your Larynx (“voice box”) sits in front of your food pipe and assists in the swallowing process, it is closely related to digestion.

Your state of digestion will be reflected in your voice.

Articles and online courses on my website contains ways to improve digestion and specifically heal, lubricate and nourish your throat region.

3. Oil Pulling (Gandusha/Kavala)

Oil Pulling involves swishing a specific oil in your mouth for 15-20 minutes.

In Sanskrit, “Gandusha” means keeping the oil in the mouth, and “Kavala” means to swish it.

This delivers a catalogue of health benefits.

Not only is it another way to lubricate the head, neck and throat, but also oil is lipophilic, meaning it literally ‘pulls’ toxins out of the mouth and throat for greater clarity.

“Keeping of oil gargle provides strength in jaws and voice, development of the face, maximum taste and relish of food. One does not suffer from dryness of throat, lip cracking and teeth become firmly rooted. The teeth do not ache or become sensitive and can chew the hardest food items.”

~ Caraka Samhita Ch V -78 to 80.

4. Eat Ghee

Ghee is the crown jewel that joins Ayurvedic medicine and Indian cooking.

Using this clarified or purified butter in your cooking daily and adding onto your food is a great way to internally lubricate your whole body and clear the throat.

5. Liquorice (Yasthimadhu / Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Liquorice is a gem for your voice.

It aids digestion, calms your nervous system and soothes your throat.

Chew on a piece of liquorice root (very different to liquorice lollies), sip liquorice tea or take a herbal formula that includes liquorice.

6. Vaca Herb (Acorus Calamus/Sweet Flag)

Vaca in sanskrit literally means “speaking.”

It has a specific karma (action) of Lekhaniya (Scrapes out accumulations) - whether it is accumulations of mucous the vocal cords or respiratory system, or scraping pout impurities in the brain and mind.

Thus, this herb stimulates your voice, the power of your speech, self-expression and your intelligence, respiratory system + more. This is why it is a key ingredient in our Nasika nose drops oil.

Read more about Vaca here

7. Sip Hot Water

This simple yet incredibly powerful method not only melts toxins and flushes them out and cleanses your lymphatic system, but dilates the channels and vessels in your throat for greater clarity and ease in projecting your voice.

On that note, avoid caffeinated drinks and alcohol that will dry out your throat.

Strictly avoid cold food and drinks as they will put out your digestive fire, contract and constrict your throat channels.

Like playing sport, you want to be nice and warmed up before going up ‘to play.’

Transition to sipping on some hot liquorice tea instead of ice cold “schooners” before you get up on stage, and you’ll be feeling (and singing) goooood.

Related Article: Shed Toxins with Hot Water

Ayurvedic Fertility, The Misaligned Superwoman & Juicy Radiance | Heather Grzych {Podcast #043)

Fertility is not only a physiological condition required to have a baby, but is also a crucial state for overall health and a way to utilise the potent energy that is available in a woman.

About Heather Grzych

Heather Grzych is the author of The Ayurvedic Guide To Fertility.

A board-certified Ayurvedic practitioner, she bridges the worlds of conventional and alternative medicine to help women and men heal their physical and emotional lives.

Heather is on the board of directors for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and has consulted with doctors, governments, and insurance companies. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


In this Episode we Discuss:

The Epidemic of Infertility

The Australian Department of Health reports 1 in every 6 Australian couples suffers from fertility problems, which they attribute to the decision to have children later in life as well as declining sperm count. 

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 10 percent, or 6.1 million, women in the United States have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant each year.

Male Infertility Epidemic

According to the largest and most comprehensive meta-analysis of its kind published in August 2017, sperm counts around the world declined by more than 50% between 1973 and 2013, and continue to shrink.

Feature Article: Sky Rocketing Male Infertility Skyrocketing Warns the Human Race

Fertility is not just about having a child, it’s a by-product of good health.

Re-identifying the role of a woman to benefit the women

The Misaligned Superwoman

  • The challenge to harmonise between the divine masculine and the divine feminine in the workplace.
  • Excess androgens (male hormones) in woman.
  • Women want success financially and in their job, but they are less successful at making babies.
  • Controlling a time to have a child.
  • Intellectual mind dominating the primal mind.
  • PCOS - excess androgens.

The Trend of Having Children Later In Life

Although we are extending our longevity as a species, we are not extending the age of our fertile window.

The Physical Benefits of Having a Child in Earlier Years

Freezing Eggs

Your Eggs Are In Your Grandmother / You (Woman) Are Born Containing Your Grandaughter

  • Modern science says that all your eggs in your ovaries. All of them.
  • You don’t grow new ones in your life.
  • While your grandmother was growing your mum, you were one of the follicles in her teeny tiny ovaries.
  • Ovarian Follicle - secretes hormones and has the potential to develop into healthy eggs that could be available for a future baby.
  • This oocyte may undergo divisions to form an ovum - a mature female reproductive cell, which can give rise to an embryo, usually only after fertilisation by a male cell.

If you are pregnant right now with a girl, you are carrying your daughter AND the of your future grandchild.

This is bija dosha - and why consciousness conception ie. preconception health is so important for your future generations (plural).

Don’t let the man off the hook either.

Smriti

Cellular memory of perfect health and enlivening health at a quantum level.

Sex During The Menstrual Period

  • The most inauspicious thing one can do according to Ayurveda.
  • Blocking the pathway and blocking the cleansing.
  • Reversing the flow towards upwards.
  • Reversing the energy.

Deep respect and honour for the very special event that is the menstrual cycle

Related Listening:

Podcast Episode 5 - Ayurveda for Menstruation, Pre-Conception and Conscious Conception with Dylan Smith and Laura Poole (Part 1) on MahaSoma Podcast

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Synthetic Hormonal Contraceptive contributing to causing infertility

Sex Fast

Not only to pull back the bow for stronger ojas and fertility, but a time to perform introspection on your sexual energy, sensations, arousal levels, emotions, desire for sex - where do I put my energy when I’m not having sex?

Good to practice pre-conception.

Fertility Awareness

Daisy: Natural Intelligent Fertility Tracker

Daysy is an intelligent fertility tracker that lets you get to know your very own menstrual cycle. Thanks to Daysy, you know exactly when you are in your fertile window and when you are not.

The technology-based temperature method used by Daysy is one of the most reliable methods in the world for fertility tracking.

 Daysy allows every woman who wants a health-conscious lifestyle to monitor her individual monthly cycle and determine her fertile and infertile days in natural harmony with her body.

Check it out HERE

The Ayurvedic View on Sex

How much to have and when.

Essential Elements for Conception

Garbha Sambhava Samagri

“Fetus forming ingredients”

  1. Rtu - ideal season, in terms of fertile period in a woman. Ideal climate in the garbhashaya (uterus and fallopian tubes) for the sperm to fertilise the ovum.
    • Sperm should enter the uterus a couple of days before ovulation. Ovulation is the release of egg or ovum from the ovary in woman.
    • Dvadasaratram: Day 12 when artava is manifested. Days 12-16 (fertile period) is the ideal kala for conception.
    • If not fertilised, the ovum gets distorted.
    • As lotus flower closes positively when the day is over, a woman's uterus contracts after the period of conception is over (thus, does not receive the seed).” S.S. Sarira Sthana, Ch 2.
  2. Kshetra - Fertile land. Mother. Healthy womb (uterus).
    • Good land for implantation to occurs. Implantation: the ovum which is coming towards to uterus following ovulation meets the sperm. Then fertilisation occurs. The fertilised ovum (sukra shonita) now comes into the uterine cavity and gets adhered in to the wall of the uterus.
    • Now, uterus is home for the garbha and growing foetus until it gets matured until delivery.  The first home of all living beings.
    • Treat diseases related to the uterus before conception so a healthy women allows for proper implantation.
  3. Ambu - Proper water supply for the land.
    • Rasa dhatu to supply nutrient for the foetus.
    • To create this: PK, shodana, nasika, pranayama, asana, ensuring spine is in good position always.
    • If this rasa to the garbha is cut off, the foetus doesn’t grow properly or one can find stunted growth or mal-formation.
    • Foetal circulation - the exchange centre of the two bloods of mother and foetus is the Jarayu (placenta). The circulation takes place trough the blood vessels of the mother drain and receiving through the umbilical cord of the foetus (nahbi) via the umbilical cord.
  4. Bija - healthy seed.

~ Susruta Samhita, Sarira Sthana, Ch 1 & 2.

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Divine Cold Water Immersion (Cold Bathing & Thermogenesis)

Your ice melted into sharp divine nourishment.

Your feminine nature to care for my muscles that have been playfully mangled by mountains is comfortably appreciated by my inner child. Adored by the masculine in me that treasures this inter-linked support system: - Purusha & Prakriti.

The local peripheral skin cooling sensitises my hormones and optimises adipose (fat) tissue without damaging the overlying skin or the underlying muscle layers. - SamaDhatu

Your ability to purify imbues dignity, wealth, comfort and abundance as I bathe in your pure untouched icy-cold sacred hexagonal structures. - Laksmi

While I simply float and breathe, your effortless flow treats to me to a remarkable vascular workout. - Hrdaya❤️

You provide dynamic circumstances to align me with my breath, ultimately for euphoric mastery over my body. - Prana

You stimulate mitochondria to produce thermal heat (thermogenesis) which turns up the metabolism, activates the thyroid gland and enhances cellular communication. - Arogya

Note of Caution

Cold Water Thermogenesis should be enjoyed and have some feelings of comfort.

There are risks of cold shock (it is rare), and your cardiac risks should be low.

It is important to ease gradually and gently into cold water immersion, do not push yourself. If you perform abhyanga before, and immerse in beautiful fluoride free nature it will be easier.

Skin colour of pink to cherry red is fine, but if it is white it is excessive. Shivering is not a good sign.

Do you do cold water bathing? Comment below👇

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The Magic, Mystery & Science of Water | Isabel Friend {Podcast #042)

You may think water is a simple molecule, such a basic element, but the truth is, Water is NOT simple. At all.

Water is actually profoundly complex and mysterious.

We know very little about water. It behaves anonymously, unlike anything in the universe. And its functions completely baffles scientists.

We are made of water. We are 99.92% water molecularly.

We need a strategy to optimise our water!

Post  Fukushima and mid-fracking. The water that most of the population are drinking, showering in and made up of is very low in quality. Stripped of it’s nature, structure and life-force.

We are literally bodies water living on a body of water. You better get to know yourself.

About Isabel Friend

Isabel Friend has a borderline obsessive fascination with water.

She teaches full time about water and facilitates ceremonies and host retreats about water all around the world.

She’s a public speaker, certified nutritionist, Mystic dance and Integral yoga teacher and Reiki master with a passion for understanding the power of earth-based living and 5 element integration.

She has also trained extensively in aromatherapy and herbalism.

With 10 years of experience in the field of health, her wellness philosophy centres around the idea of being close to nature.

She is a nerd who is passionate about bringing modern scientific understanding together with ancient ancestral wisdom in a way that grounds primal living strategies into our 21st century lifestyles.


In this Episode we Discuss:

Water is Profoundly Mysterious to Modern Science

  • The science of water completely baffles scientists because it is profoundly mysterious to modern science.
  • How water holds the answer to life’s mysteries.

64 Anomalies of Water

Water can push through hard surfaces like concrete.

Water floats as it becomes more dense.

Unlike any substance. Usually when a substance becomes more dense, it sinks!

Quantum Coherence Anomaly

Water molecules under extreme physical pressure  can arrange themselves into super small hexagonal states around a ring and enter into a Quantum tunnelling state - It can pass through SOLID walls - bilocate, trilocate but also sextolocate - the same water molecule can occupy more than 6 locations at once! Simultaneously present in multiple spaces.

This is similar to what is in the vedas are Siddhis (divine superhuman capabilities).

Water has the ability to communicate with water all around the world.

How we lack the full spectrum of elemental nourishment

All the 5 Elements (PanchaMahabhutas: Space, Air, Fire, Water, Earth) are in Water.

The Water Element is Feminine

Water is the sacred communion of masculine and famine - Hydrogen and Oxygen.

The Fourth Phase of Water

  • The water that has a highly structured matrix of hexagonal clusters of water molecules.
  • Bulk water that is in formation, thus stores information.
  • Drinking, eating and absorbing fourth phase water shifts experience of hydration and therefor of being human altogether.
  • The crystalline state of water - it acts like a crystal.

Crystal

If it’s in a formation, they can store information.

Functions of a crystal - Absorb, Store, Eat, Amplify and Transduce.

Cosmic Phases of Water

Water inside star nurseries that give birth to stars and inside stars themselves.

Why it is so important to consume structured water

  • Influences the way our body generates energy (ATP).
  • Structured water allows more effective communication between our cells.
  • Longevity and DNA health - It determines the shape, the integrity and the electro-magnetic field of the DNA and the tele mores in the DNA.

Dr. Alexis Carrel

A a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques.

He showed the cell itself is immortal. It can live as long as it’s extra-cellular environment is optimal.

The Fifth Phase of Water

Ageing is Essentially the Body Drying Up

Is your body optimally retaining water?

You are not going to get hydrated and lubricated by drinking more water, it has to be a structured so that it going into the cells.

The Importance of Lubrication

High quality lipids and fats to maintain the cellular membranes and fluids so that out body can absorb specific beneficial kinds of hydrogen and water.

3 Kinds of Hydrogens

  1. Tritium - or hydrogen-3 is a rare and radioactive isotope of hydrogen
  2. Protium
  3. Deuterium - a heavier hydrogen. Double the mass of regular (Protium) hydrogen. If our channels our inadequately lubricated, we get sluggish etc.

The Importance of Proper Hydration for Mental Health

Only 20% of our brain function is neuro-chemical and 80% electrical. What is the electrical capacity of your osmotic flow? That is what influences mental health. And that as is influenced by proper hydration.

Phase Angle as form the measure electrical capacity of osmotic flow and hydration.

Dr. Van Annroy - A neurologist and psychologist who addresses hydration first. Even in cases as severe as bipolar disorder.

Cancer can be traced back to intra-cellular hydration.

Omega 3 vs. Omega 6 Oils

The First Signs of Dehydration

  • Brain fog
  • Sleepiness
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Mood swings
  • General irritability

Thirst is one of the last signals that you are hydration.

Fascia

A layer which covers and surrounds blood vessels, muscles and nerves.

  • Around 80% water. The other 20% is proteins and collagen.
  • Your fascia water is high structured. It is a breathing, moving web of structured gel.
  • One of your body’s main hydraulic pumps, the way your body delivers hydration to eery cell, and it delivers electrical signals faster than the nerves at the speed of light! (700 miles/hour).
  • Healthy fascia is essential to transport hydration.

The Epidemic of Chronic Dehydration

Within 5 minutes of drinking water, it becomes your blood

How to Structure (Thus Optimise) Your Water

  • Think how nature does it, then mimic nature.

Spring Water - Harvesting your own or getting it delivered

  • Go to a spring and harvest your own spring water. (See Resources below how to find a spring near you).
  • Ask the elders where a nearby spring is if you cannot find one.
  • So alive, energised and structured that makes you feel energised.

You can replace your entire body value water after drinking 5 gallons or drinking water for one month.

Hot Springs

  • Mineral dense hard water.
  • Good occasionally and medicinally.

Balneology

The practice of partaking of the waters. Water therapy.

Traditional hot spring spas for therapeutic use.

Filtering & Structuring Your Tap Water

To clear out toxins, neutralise chlorine, giving it prana.

Ways to Structure Water

  • Movement - especially vortex methods.
  • Near infrared radiation.
  • Magnetic.
  • The present of hydrophilic (water loving) surfaces like crystals.

How to Power a City’s Entire Electrical Grid from It’s Plumbing Alone

Spiralled copper pipes.

“Get a Filter, or Become the Filter”
~ Commonsense Proverb

BPA Free Plastic

BPA Free plastic has more Oestrogenic Agents than plastic with BPAs.

Reverse Osmosis

Dead water.

Alkaline Water

  • What makes the water alkaline? Does it have ionic minerals or has it been electrocuted by an ioniser machine to separate the hydrogen.
  • Drinking alkaline water long term hampers the digestion and causes excess detoxification of good tissues.
  • Testing the body’s pH level.

We Are Still Aquatic Beings

As a foetus, we had gills.

“We carry oceans within our selves in order to be able to adapt to walk on land.”
~ Isabel Friend

Marine Plasma

  • The primordial soup. An oceanic broth of everything necessary to sustain life that contains the entire periodic table of elements, DNA, RNA, fatty acids, the entire spectrum of genetic information going back to the primordial soup.
  • Marine life swims thousands of miles every year to get to this in the sea.
  • Found in a few different vortexes in the ocean.

The Origin of Water

Thermo-Haline Circulation

The oxygen we breathe is coming from the depths of the ocean.

All the elements are born from water.

Further benefits of Structured Water

  • You need 20-50% less water when using structured water in agriculture - less pesticides, healthier minerals in soil, healthier plants.
  • Food can be grown anywhere - we can put an end to world hunger.
  • Renewable energy - if the pipes to transfer water were switched to pipes implemented with vortex technology to make it spiral - it could generate renewable and sustainable energy. You can get pipes like this from AliveWater.com

The Current Economic and Social Situation on Water

Water is the Key to Solving Climate Change

Water Sheds

Getting to know where your water comes from.

Water conservation, water justice and water democracy.

Supporting activists and guardians that are on the front line.

De-Salinated Water

Isabels Water Retreats

Gathering at sacred water sights and completely immersing in the magic, science and mystery of water.

Resources

Isabel's Website - waterislife.love

Extreme Wellness Water Filter - the world's best water filter.

findaspring.com

fracktracker.org - Ensure your spring water is not contaminated by tracking.

Waterkeeper.org

Water Keepers Alliance

The Blue Planet Project

caringforourwatersheds.com

internationalrivers.org - fighting to give rivers themselves human rights.

Water Needs You ~ Here's How to Help - Guide to taking action on the water crisis.


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The Deep Value of Ayurveda: Balancing mind & body to proper function

Preventing memory loss of the unbounded, pure level of life, and promoting memory loss of that which is not relevant to remember nor think about.

Correcting the mistake of the intellect (Pragyaparada) - when the intellect identifies exclusively with the diversified aspects of life, the limited expressions of the relative.

We correct the intellect to identify with our Absolute Nature.
This is where perfect health lies.
Experiential identification with That will enliven perfect health and dissipate dis-ease.

Bringing back the memory of the Self to each aspect of the physiology, from subtle to gross.

This level of understanding is the knowledge of Āyur-Veda.

The knowledge of Totality. - BrahmaVidya

Considerations and Care for Cancer

Below are a few considerations for those on the journey to helping heal cancer.

1. Slow Down, Cancer Is Mostly Not An Emergency

  1. Firstly, in most cases, cancer is not an emergency. Although diagnostics and specialists may urgently rush you into treatment, the truth is, the cancer has probably been in your physiology for quite some time before the diagnosis.STOP. Ground yourself. Establish yourself. Explore avenues of how to treat your unique self. Seek various specialists and health practitioners. Don’t rush into any treatment. Don’t delay, but take action efficiently and gracefully. Inappropriate medical treatment is a worldwide crisis.

Related Listening:

The prestigious John Hopkins Hospital conducted a study investigating what percentage of medical care is unnecessary.

21% was the average!

They asked a random group of physicians who broke it down in medications, diagnostic tests, surgeries and procedures.

When you have people in the industry saying that one fifth of all the services are unnecessary, that is a crisis!

Learn more about the crisis of Medical Appropriateness

Questions to Ask Your Oncologist About Chemotherapy

Ask these questions in your initial consultations as well as when they say "we are getting really good results/sponsors for this drug or suggest a treatment."

  1. What are the chances this will cure me. - not make me feel better, not make the tumour shrink for a little while, not make me live 6 months longer.
  2. What is the known death rate for chemotherapy used. - 1-2% - 10-15% are dying from the treatment.
  3. Would you give this therapy to your family or take your self.

2. Pleasant and Blissful Mind, Senses and Consciosuness

Reduce stress. Remove fear. Remind your body it is safe. You have infinite potential to heal. Your body is miraculously capable. Directly experience your Pure Absolute Self which is free from disease on a regular basis to give your body a “free zone” and reinforce the memory of That in your cells.

This is known as "Smriti"

3. Team of Health Practitioners

Work with a multitude of health practitioners. From oncologists to natural health practitioners to whatever healer  you resonate with. All working as a Team for your wellness.

4. Drop the War Mentality

A cancer cell is the loneliest cell in the body. It doesn’t know if it is part of your organism anymore. It literally feels like the last man alive. So it has to reproduce. Fast.

When you recognise and appreciate the cancer cell, then it says “wow, let me drop the over-ambitious drive, let a stem cell replace me.” The tumour goes into apoptosis (programmed cell-suicide).

“I don’t need to have this drive for life, the organism has a drive for life now. I can now be in harmony with the biology. This is truely what I wanted.”

5. Most cancers are a metabolic disease

One of the best ways to activate autophagy and apoptosis is fasting. There is a multitude of ways to fast (langhana), and I recommend you work with a quality health practitioner to assist with fasting and diet for your unique self.

6. Precious and Potent Ayurvedic Herbs

Precious and Potent Ayurvedic Herbs are wise to boost the healing process.

They help restore the memory of perfect health (smriti), reduce tumour growths and metastasis, trigger your body’s healing mechanisms and optimise metabolic and immune health.

Panchakarma is also wise in most cases.

What important considerations for healing cancer do you value? Comment below👇

Jyotish: Celestial Organisation of Life with Vedic Astrology | Blaine Watson #041

Vedic Astrology, or Jyotisha, utilises measures of sacred time to organise human life according to celestial forces and natural law.

It helps understand human existence in a deeper perspective so that we can not only flow through effortlessly with nature's support, but also attune with cosmic intelligence and the eternal organiser.

About Blaine Watson

Blaine has studied astrology since childhood and became interested in Vedic Astrology on a trip to India in 1980 and began studying in earnest at that time. After several years of self study in India, USA, Spain, Netherlands and Switzerland, he was personally certified as expert in Jyotish by the Dean of the Department of Sanskrit at Benares Hindu University in Varanasi, India in 1989.

Blaine has been a professional astrologer for over 30 years and has more than 30,000 clients in over 30 countries. People find Blaine via word of mouth as the Vedic tradition with which he is associated does not permit me to advertise.

Blaine has travelled to consult and teach in South America, the USA, Canada, Europe, Africa and India. 

Blaine also been trained in and is considered to be expert in Ayurveda and the Vedic system of temple architecture known as Vastu Vidya or Sthapatya Veda. Blaine learnt to meditate in high school, and has been a teacher of Transcendental Meditation for 45 years and has taught over 4,000 people on 4 continents how to meditate.  


In this Episode we Discuss:

What it takes for Blaine as a vedic astrologer to do a reading

Tapping into the subtle. Becoming the clients chart.

Proper Intellectual Discrimination to detach from the chart of the client.

The Valuable Usage of Jyotish:

"Heyam Dukham Anagatam" (Avert the danger which has not yet come).
Patanjali

Heyam - the future.

Dukha - dangers and potential misery. Opposite of sukha (happiness).

Anagatam - to be avoided and averted.

That which you feel is not good potential, you have the capacity to change it, avoid it.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

How long did it take for him to gain enlightenment?

What knowledge did he study?

Universal Vedic People

Correlations Between the Vedic people, the Sámi people (indigenous Finno-Ugric people around Finland), Indigenous culture from Peru and Aboriginal Australians.

Indian or Aboriginal?

Actions to Take For Those Wanting to Study Jyotish

Differences between Vedic Astrology & Western Astrology

Rectifying Birth Charts

For those who don’t know their birth time.

Prashna (Questioning)

What Determines the Time of Birth?

3 views that are debated:

  1. Time of breath - when the prana enters the body.
  2. Time head comes out.
  3. Time whole body comes out.

The Current C-19 Jyotish Situation & Cosmic Weather

September 12/13 will be another huge shift in the collective.

Why the world is more enlightened and evolved now than a few decades ago.

The Year of 2020 is Going to Produce a Whole Generation of World Leaders - Babies being born during the C19 pandemic have a very significant horoscope - accomplish something of lasting significance in their lifetime.

Blaine's prediction for the upcoming US Election.

The benefits of knowing your chart

Solutions and Remedies to Support One’s Chart

Yagya: Vedic Technology

Using primordial sound vibrations and precious substances to restructure the DNA and burn off karma.

Blaines personal meditation practice

How Gem Stones Work for Astrology

Parts of the earth resonate with different parts of the planet and light therapy.

Check out our favourite Gem Stones here

Brahmins and The Caste System

Important for dharma.

The Magi Brahmins who travelled to the west to treat an incarnation of Visnu (Jesus Christ).

Resources

Contact Blaine for a Jyotish consultation - blainepw@gmail.com

Check out other Jyotishis and Pundits (to perform Yagyas) we recommend here


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Epidermal Immunity: Your Epidermis Is Your Shield of Armour

The dynamic activity of the epidermal layer (superficial skin enclosure) is the first level of attack against any intruding organisms, chemical or physical agents, or radiation.

Skin Immunity

Think of your epidermis like a shield of armour.

But beyond this physical barrier are immune cells consisting of macrophages (detect, engulf and destroy) and helper T-cells (coordinating to destroy pathogenic microbes & kill infected cells).

Your shield of armour (epidermis) is populated with skilful and devoted military guards (immune cells) furnished with various weapons (immuno-capacity).

Nervous System Health

What more? Your epidermis is also the initial site from where millions of sensory inputs are transmitted inwards to the physiology.

Ie. Your skin, your biggest organ, is a direct way to interact with your nervous system.

Whether you need to calm an unstable, jittery or erratic nervous system, strengthen it so stressors are smilingly brushed off by your inner calm, or pleasurably nourish this hierarchical aspect of the physiology, doing that via the skin allows you to achieve direct medicinal reaction and healing of the nervous system.

Here are a few ways to enhance the function of your epidermis for immune and nervous system health:


Self-Abhyanga (Ayurvedic Oil Massage)

Giving your self a massage with warm medicated oil every single day that you have a shower.

This feeds the species of microbiome that live on your skin, improves skin physiology, pacifies and strenghens the nervous system + more.

Bathe in Filtered and Structured Water

Did you know showing in tap water is more toxic than drinking tap water?

These toxins and chemicals penetrate deep into your body trans-dermally via the biggest organ in your body, your skin.

LEARN MORE: Is Your Morning Shower Toxic For Your Health?

Internal Herbs

Taking herbs to regularly purify the body allows toxins to exit out of skin.

At the same time, the same herbs can also nourish the plasma and serum that is closely associated with the epidermis to nourish and protect to the body tissues.

We will be going deeper into the tissues of the body, including their divine and cosmic functions, in our upcoming online course: Dhatus & Srotas.

Bibliography: Ramayana in Human Physiology, Dr. Tony Nader