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RBC Rouleau and RBC Aggregation

Index:
Deformed Red Blood Cells Discussion
Plant Digestive Enzymes
Antioxidants

Educational Medical Considerations are included at the end of last two topics.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY:
“ID” means Once per Day
“BID” means Twice per Day
“TID” means Three Times per Day
“QID” means Four Times per Day


Deformed Red Blood Cells
Discussion

There can be many problems with blood, some of which could be potentially quite serious. If you have any doubts, meet with your doctor for a proper diagnosis.

The more common, simple-to-address problems associated with blood dysfunction are conditions called “RBC Rouleau” and “RBC Aggregation.” In RBC Rouleau, the RBCs that have become “sticky” are stacked on top of each other like a stack of coins. If this condition becomes more severe, then the RBCs will start to clump together in large groups, like sludge, becoming RBC Aggregation. When RBCs are stacked or grouped together, it is very difficult for those RBCs to receive fresh oxygen and nutrients, and equally difficult to release oxygen and nutrients into cells. Some of your smallest capillaries are so tiny that only a single RBC can barely squeeze through. Usually an RBC must fold itself in half so it can pass through the tiniest of capillaries. In RBC Rouleau and RBC Aggregation, RBCs cannot pass through micro-capillaries.

The reason why it is so important to detect possible RBC Rouleau or Aggregation, are these conditions can be a common denominator of seemingly endless ill health. Unless these conditions are corrected, you can take supplements and other medicines endlessly and your health may never improve. You will likely always be in some amount of poor health. The only differences from day-to-day living, will be the degree of poor health you are in.

Both digestive enzymes and antioxidants are very effective in reversing RBC Rouleau and RBC Aggregation if taken together and on an empty stomach. Lasting effects will not occur overnight. It may take being on a therapeutic doses of both digestive enzymes and antioxidants for 2, 3, or 4 months to really make a lasting difference. However some improvements may be noted quickly.

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Plant Digestive Enzymes

Select a Plant Digestive Enzyme Complex that has a complete spectrum of digestive enzymes. Raw food has intact enzymes that assist in the digestion of that food group. Cooking destroys enzymes. Our bodies also have enzymes that assist in digesting foods, however enzyme function diminishes as we age. Failure to completely digest foods leads to incomplete assimilation of nutrients. The result is the development of a number of chronic medical conditions, food allergies included. Plant based digestive enzymes work at any pH meaning once it is in your stomach they start working right away. Animal based digestive enzymes do not begin to work until after your stomach pH drops very low. Thus any person with hypochlorhydria (a lack of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juices) may never benefit from animal based digestive enzymes. Enzymes taken with meals will be used up in the stomach while they help digest that meal.

Food allergies and Candida usually end up as conditions present at the same time in patients, especially if a patient has a high food allergy problem. Both of these conditions can cause fibrin to accumulate in the blood. Fibrin on red blood cells (RBCs) will make the RBCs sticky, causing the RBCs to stick together. Other fibrin in the blood may end up sticking to the inside walls of both arteries and veins.
(Further information of food allergies is available in the index: Allergies.)

Enzymes taken on an EMPTY stomach will pass through the lining of the stomach, directly into the blood stream. High quality enzymes are loaded with lots energy they want to expend. When taken on an empty stomach without any food to digest, then upon entering into the bloodstream, those enzymes will be looking for something to digest. They will begin to dissolve all that sticky fibrin that is causing your RBCs to stick together and will also begin to remove a little of that fibrin lining your blood vessels, a little at a time.

Plant digestive enzymes are also useful for reversing accumulations of Uric Acid Crystals in the blood, when taken on an empty stomach.

Educational Medical Considerations for Plant Digestive Enzymes:
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Click on “Metagenics”
Click on “Health Categories” (under picture)
Category: “Gastrointestinal Health”
Educational Suggestions:
1) SpectraZyme: 1 - 3 capsules TID on an EMPTY stomach. Must be taken BETWEEN MEALS.

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Antioxidants

Free radical damages can be linked as one of the causative roots of many diseases, including dementia. Antioxidants help correct and then protect from further free radical damages. What is a Free Radical? A Free Radical is an unstable oxygen molecule that possesses an unpaired electron. This molecule is constantly trying to become whole by robbing cells of vital components. These biochemical compounds, called Free Radicals, damage your body and its cells. Both external pollutants and biochemical process of the body cause excess Free Radical reactions. Environmental pollutants, numerous food additives, candida overgrowth and stress are only a few of the many ways Free Radicals are formed. The way in which Free Radicals are normally kept in check is by the action of Free Radical Scavengers that occur naturally in the body. These scavengers neutralize the Free Radicals. It’s important to assist your body by additionally supplementing daily with Antioxidants. Supplementation with only a few antioxidants though, gives us much less protection than utilizing a complete array of antioxidants. This is due to the fact that the antioxidant defense systems work as a team. If members of the team are missing, the outcome is poor. Maximum protection requires the complete array of established antioxidants in nutritionally meaningful amounts. Stressful living produces a much higher amount of free radicals then found in otherwise normal individuals. Free radical damage has many extreme negative complications, including faster aging. Free Radical damage is believed to be the root cause of many of our degenerative diseases. It is my professional conviction that “Type A” personalities will have a far greater amount of free radicals in their bodies when compared to “Type C” personalities. (Note: In modern medical literature, Type “C” has been replaced with Type “B.” Both are essentially the same, just the name has been changed.) It is well known that Type A personalities die more often of heart disease, stoke and cancer than Type C personalities. Type A personalities do not handle stress well. Type C personalities are not affected by stressful situations like Type A personalities are and they handle everyday stressors calmly.

Educational Medical Considerations for Antioxidants:
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Click on “Metagenics”
Click on “Health Categories” (under picture)
Category: “General Wellness”
Educational Suggestions:
1) Phytoganix: Mix 2 teaspoons in 8 fl oz of water, take BID on an empty stomach.

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Reference:
Years of experience practicing Naturopathic Medicine.

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