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Firstly, I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all involved in supporting and contributing to this online resource. Am a bit pressed for time at the moment so am restricting this first post to a brief introduction. Eventually I will create a topic in a relevant section of the forum where i will discuss my current health situation, give feedback on my experience with mms, and ask any questions .... ooopsss there goes my alarm reminding me that an hour has elapsed since I last took the 'sacrament' ... brb
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The cancer cells have been identified as undifferentiated; and I have told that this means that it is aggressive. The swelling in my neck is of the lymph nodes. All other scans I've had come back 'negative' for spread of the cancer.
Right now my immediate questions are:
1. Does anyone have anecdotal (or personal) experience that taking MMS can assist in this form of cancer; and
2. Does anyone have anecdotal (or personal) experience that taking MMS can assist with the clearing up and halting the swelling of the lymph nodes.
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But What i can suggest is to always used it yourself to see how it progress is more important, someone thought not working does mean it will not work for you and vice versa.
MMS will not make cancer worst based on such long years observations from testimonial. It may only happen not so helpful but will not induce cancer to grow or spread wider.
The only worried for MMS is only Fungus of which your case had been classified as cancer, so such worried is not the concern subject anymore.
wish you great recovery.
Since the 28th January my aim has been to take MMS each day, hourly (or as time permits) for 10 hours. As of today I am working at trying to take 6 drops hourly. Am okay with the taste. Since starting I've not missed a day. My timings have been a little bit out one some days and insofar as my aim to take 10 doses daily goes I've managed to take between 5 and 8.
After I took three drops for the first time I felt light-headedI and slightly dizzy and a wee bit nauseous in my stomach - but not unpleasant enough to put me off. I'd done my research and so knew that this was one possible experience. I've not yet cut back on the number of drops or the frequency with which I take them.
Since starting on MMS I've noticed that I need to urine more often (numerous ties per hour and often immediately after I've drunk a dose). Today for the first time - Day 6 - I've noticed that the pattern of my 'motions' has also changed in terms of frequency and form.
Again nothing to cause me personally any alarm.
ooooppssss there goes my timer again reminding me that it is MMS time ..
Feedback: MMS Day 6
Managed to take seven doses of MMS; Six of which were of 6 drops and the other one of 4 drops. Besides noticing a tingling sensation in the lump on my neck at various points during the day, I also had my first experience of diarrhoea tin addition to the ongoing increased need to urine.
With decency in mind I will refrain from too much detail, however the 'composition' of diarrhoea bore no relation to anything that I had eaten, however I welcome the experience if it was in fact the first evidence of toxin die-off and purge. Being mindful of pointers I picked up while researching MMS, I ended the day with the four drop dose.
I need to be out today so will not start on MMS till i return sometime in the afternoon. I can still feel the queasiness in my stomach from yesterday's MMS but this is not too discomforting.
This website: www.silver-colloids.com/Pubs/herxheimer.html discusses the herxheimer reaction as relates to the taking of colloidal silver.
The Herxheimer Reaction - Feeling worse before feeling better
The Herxheimer Reaction is a short-term (from days to a few weeks) detoxification reaction in the body. As the body detoxifies, it is not uncommon to experience flu-like symptoms including headache, joint and muscle pain, body aches, sore throat, general malaise, sweating, chills, nausea or other symptoms.
This is a normal — and even healthy — reaction that indicates that parasites, fungus, viruses, bacteria or other pathogens are being effectively killed off. The biggest problem with the Herxheimer reaction is that people stop taking the supplement or medication that is causing the reaction, and thus discontinue the very treatment that is helping to make them better. Although the experience may not make you feel particularly good, the Herxheimer Reaction is actually a sign that healing is taking place.
What Is The Herxheimer Reaction?
The Herxheimer Reaction is an immune system reaction to the toxins (endotoxins) that are released when large amounts of pathogens are being killed off, and the body does not eliminate the toxins quickly enough. Simply stated, it is a reaction that occurs when the body is detoxifying and the released toxins either exacerbate the symptoms being treated or create their own symptoms. The important thing to note is that worsening symptoms do not indicate failure of the treatment in question; in fact, usually just the opposite.
A Rose By Any Other Name
Technically known as the Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction, this syndrome goes by many names, including JHR, the Herxheimer Effect, the Herxheimer Response, a Herx Reaction, Herx or Herks. The most common terminology used is the Herxheimer Reaction. It is also often referred to as a healing crisis, a detox reaction, or die-off syndrome.
The phenomenon was first described by Adolf Jarisch (1860-1902) working in Vienna, Austria, and a few years later by Karl Herxheimer (1861-1942), working in Frankfort, Germany. Both doctors were dermatologists mainly treating syphilitic lesions of the skin. They noticed that in response to treatment, many patients developed not only fever, perspiration, night sweats, nausea and vomiting, but their skin lesions became larger and more inflamed before settling down and healing. Interestingly, they found that those who had the most extreme reactions healed the best and fastest. The patient might be ill for 2-3 days, but then their lesions resolved.
A Medical Example
The Herxheimer reaction is caused by the release of toxic chemicals (endotoxins) released from the cell walls of dying bacteria due to effective treatment. The Herxheimer Reaction is well recognized in medical circles and is certainly not confined to the world of natural medicine or supplements.
For example, a recent study report (Feb ’04) on the treatment of Sarcoidosis found that, “. . . without exception, the improving patients are reporting periodic aggravation of their symptoms as an apparent direct response to the antibiotics. In other words, these patients say that their treatment makes them feel much worse before they experience symptom-relief.” The abstract of the study goes on to say, “This phenomenon is known as the Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction (JHR) and is often referred to informally as Herx. JHR is believed to be caused when injured or dead bacteria release their endotoxins into blood and tissues faster than the body can comfortably handle it. . . . This provokes a sudden and exaggerated inflammatory response . . . . In Sarcoidosis patients, the Herxheimer reaction seems to be a valuable indication that an antibiotic is reaching its target.” In the conclusion, the author states: “In my work with Sarcoidosis patients, it is my experience that recovering MP patients understand and welcome the Herxheimer reactions even when they must endure temporary increased suffering. They accept it as the price that they must pay in order to get well and they even seem to find it gratifying to experience tangible evidence of bacterial elimination. “
Colloidal Silver & The Herxheimer Reaction
Herxheimer reactions in response to Colloidal Silver can occur as the body adjusts to the die-off process and responds to the increased load on the lymphatic system – particularly in cases of systemic and chronic conditions and/or severe infections.
The most common Herxheimer reactions for users of Colloidal Silver are:
Itch and rashes
Usually, the reaction lasts a few days. In more severe cases, reactions can last a week or more.
In most cases, the reaction tends to be mild and barely noticeable, but there are exceptions, particularly in cases of severe infection. Certain conditions, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Lyme Disease and other spirochetical illnesses can engender noticeable Herx Reactions as the disease-causing pathogens are killed off. Users of Colloidal Silver who take the product for Hepatitis may also experience die-off symptoms, such as headache. Those inhaling silver to treat lung and sinus infection may also feel immediately worse for a few hours or a day before starting to feel relief.
Herx reactions vary widely, depending on many factors, including the general health of the individual, the condition being treated, the degree of toxicity that exists in the body, the frequency and dosage of Colloidal Silver taken, and the support the body is provided in eliminating the toxins as rapidly as possible. Method of use is also factor. For example, applications that allow concentrated dosages of Colloidal Silver to come in direct contact with the source of infection are more likely to result in a die-off reaction than oral use.
Although this article focuses on the Herxheimer reaction, please keep in mind that not all users of Colloidal Silver will experience a Herx reaction. However, it is important to be aware of the possibility and to understand that it is a symptom of healing, so that Colloidal Silver users do not become discouraged if symptoms temporarily worsen and/or discontinue use of the product.
Colloidal Silver does not cause the Herxheimer reaction. Colloidal Silver is non-toxic, and a healthy individual will notice no reaction at all to Colloidal Silver. However, if there is infection in the body, a Herxheimer reaction may result as the infection is killed off. The severity of the Herx reaction is often an indicator of just how much toxicity there was in the body to begin with and is an indicator of the effectiveness of the treatment. It is actually a sign that the body is restoring itself to good health.
There is differing data on the timing of a Herxheimer reaction. Some data indicates that it usually occurs between four and 24 hours from the onset of treatment. Others note that between Day 3 and Day 5 of a treatment program is often when the reaction is most noticeable. What appears to be most accurate is that reaction times -- and indeed whether there will be any reaction at all -- are strictly dependent on the individual being treated. Duration of the reaction also varies widely, from an hour or a few hours to days or even a week.
What To Do In The Event of a Herxheimer Reaction
If the reaction is mild enough that it can be borne without grave discomfort, the best approach is to continue treatment and assist the body in eliminating the toxins as quickly and as thoroughly as possible by the methods below.
If the reaction is too severe, cutting back on the dosage or frequency of use can be very helpful in lessening symptoms but allowing the healing process to continue. Sometimes stopping for a day or so and then beginning again at a lesser dosage can allow for quick relief.
The best assistance for the body is drinking plenty of distilled water (a half gallon a day is recommended).
Other helpful suggestions include:
Getting plenty of sunshine
Minimizing exercise for the detox period
Keeping the organs of elimination (the bowels, lungs, skin, kidneys, lymph) functioning properly
Keeping the diet relatively pure during the detox period so that the body is not loaded with additional chemicals and toxins to eliminate while it is already working hard.
Adding lemon to the water, taking cold press olive oil first thing in the morning, taking sea salt baths and/ or steam baths and saunas, plus liver and elimination system supports can also be helpful, though any herbal supplements should be kept to a minimum and should be very mild and gentle in nature.
We all know that there is a lot of negative chatter and establishment attacks against MMS. Amongst my aims in posting here is a desire to share the reality of my MMS experience; and to add my voice to those of us who find ourselves seeking knowledge outside the mainstream.
After 3 days you must add MMS2
The way you take MMS 2 is to take 1 capsule (before, it was a full capsule. this has now changed to half a capsule.) every other hour, or to say it different, take half a capsule every 2 hours. HOWEVER, start with 1/8 capsule for the first day and go to 1/4 capsule for the second day, and then half a capsule thereafter. So you will be taking 5 capsules each day. The first day, open the capsule and pour out 7/8 of the capsule each time and then the next day pour out only 1/4 of the capsule.
Can someone help me with info on:
Why is this suggested?
Is there a way to get the correct dosage without fiddling around opening capsules and measuring 7/8's and 1/4's of the substance?