What is Oxidative Therapy?

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Oxidative Therapy is simply treating the body with extra oxygen. Treatment methods include forcing extra oxygen gas (O2) into the lungs under pressure (hyperbaric oxygen), mixing blood with ozone gas (O3) and the intravenous infusion of liquid hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). The addition of extra oxygen has many benefits for both prevention and treatment of disease.

Remember how hydrogen peroxide foams up when applied to an open wound? Those foaming bubbles are pure oxygen produced by hydrogen peroxide reacting with a blood enzyme catalase. A small amount of hydrogen peroxide can produce a very large amount of oxygen. Areas of the body suffering oxygen deficiency due to poor circulation benefit greatly from the addition of this extra oxygen.

OXIDATION is an extremely important energy producing chemical reaction in the body using various forms of oxygen. Like nuclear energy, this powerful oxidative energy must be tightly controlled to prevent damage to surrounding normal tissue. Anti-oxidants in the form of vitamins and enzymes protect the body from oxidative damage. The immune system however uses oxidative energy as a weapon to directly kill infectious agents such as bacteria, virus, yeast and parasites.

Intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide was first used by Dr. T. H. Oliver in 1920 to successfully treat patients during an epidemic of influenzal pneumonia. He published his results in the British Medical Journal, Lancet. 70 years later this old treatment was rediscovered by Charles Farr M..D.,Ph.D. whose modern day research resulted in the scientific paper "Therapeutic Use of Intravenous Hydrogen Peroxide." This paper is the protocol for all physicians who administer intravenous hydrogen peroxide. There have been no reports of serious side effects using this protocol.

Oxidative therapy using hydrogen peroxide has been reported in the scientific literature and by physicians to be of benefit in the following conditions:

Heart and Blood Vessel Diseases
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cardiovascular Disease
Coronary Spasm (Angina)
Heart Arrhythmias
Gangrene of Fingers and Toes
Raynaud's Syndrome
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular and Cluster Headaches
Pulmonary Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
Emphysema
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Chronic Bronchitis
Infectious Diseases
Influenza
Herpes Zoster (shingles)
Herpes Simplex (fever blister)
Systemic Chronic Candidiasis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
(Ebstein_Barr Virus)
HIV (AIDS) Infections
Acute and Chronic Viral Infections
Chronic Bacterial Infections
Parasitic Infections
Immune Disorders
Multiple Sclerosis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Diabetes Mellitus Type II
Hypersensitive Persons (Environmental and Universal Reactors)
Parkinsonism
Alzheimer
Migraine Headaches
Chronic Pain Syndromes
Pain of Metastatic Carcinoma
Blood and Lymph Node Cancers

How is this therapy administered? Weak, very pure Hydrogen Peroxide (0.0375% or lower concentration) is added to a saline solution, the same as used for intravenous feeding in hospitals. This is infused in doses of 250 ml into a vein in the arm, slowly over a period of 1 to 2 hours. Treatments are usually given about once a week in chronic illness, but can be given daily in patients with acute illness such as pneumonia or flu. Physicians may recommend 10 to 20 treatments depending on the condition of the patient and the illness being treated. Some patients, especially with chronic illness, may need to take follow up treatments in series of 5 to 10 treatments, or may need indefinite maintenance on a regular monthly schedule.

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