Chlamydia pneumoniae is one of the bacteria that can become a stealth infection- persisting in the body as a chronic intracellular infection. The organism is hard to kill but rifampicin can be effective.
This is an excellent discussion on how bacteria use biofilms to resist our immune system. The last few minutes in particular are a fascinating demonstration. Any treatment of a chronic infection really does to utilise some system to dissolve biofilms.
This study assessed the anti-biofilm activity of a methanolic extract of pomegranate against bacterial and fungal pathogens. Methanolic extract of pomegranate was shown to inhibit the formation of biofilms by Staphylococcus aureus, methicillin resistant S. aureus, Escherichia coli, and Candida albicans. Apart from inhibiting the formation of biofilm, pomegranate extract disrupted pre-formed biofil…
“You wouldn’t know it, but there is an elaborate stealth communication network in the Earth beneath your feet. This smart web acts like a superorganism, fortifying defensive capabilities and coordinating deadly attacks on unsuspecting targets. But it’s not run by the NSA, the CIA, or the military.”
A man suffering from migraines had a six-inch long worm-like parasite burrowing underneath his skull.
Wang Ming of Chengdu, China, had suffered from severe headaches, convulsions and fainting fits for several months.
Cancer patients and survivors who report feeling tired or sluggish, felt noticeably better after taking ginseng supplements for two months, a new study has found.
Lead author Debra Barton, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota said that nearly all patients with cancer can suffer from fatigue at some point; either at diagnosis, during treatment and even after treatment, and (fatigue) can ling…
“About 4.5 billion people worldwide are exposed to aflatoxin at unsafe levels, and chronic exposure has been linked to liver damage and related cancers; but its role in the spread of infectious disease could make it even more deadly.”
“The Child Health Institute in Cape Town has proven the antifungal and antibiotic powers of garlic.”
“Prolonged intravenous antibiotic therapy is associated with improved cognition, fatigue, and myalgias in patients referred for treatment of neurologic Lyme disease. Treatment for 25-52 weeks may be necessary to obtain symptomatic improvement in these patients.”
Dr Emerson was recently interviewed on ‘Know the Cause’, the most popular health television programme in the US.
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