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Originally posted by captiva
Some well thought out ideas and some very good information, thankyou.
The sinus blockage is interesting as I was given spray steroids to clear the sinus drainage from my left ear by my doctor. Chest infections are again common in so many people right now. I think there can be a problem with sinus infection and the drainage dripping into the lungs? well it was something like that said by the doctor. So that may be a connection.
On a side, a very old friend of mine was discussing the populations ailments with me today. He said that mother earth was creating allergies in us all in revenge for the damage we have done to her.
That statement may not be as crazy as you first think.
Originally posted by Blaine91555
Yes, I understand it is physiological but I'm suggesting that what is leaving us vulnerable is more psychological.
Originally posted by captiva
sweating for no apparent reason.
Originally posted by Wildbob77
I feel healthy and fit right now.
Last night, I went for my usual coached swim workout today I rode my bike 11 miles to work.
Rise in Allergies
Think you’ve been hearing more about kids with allergies lately? It’s no illusion; there really are more allergies among children today, with the overall incidence – whether of the classic runny-nose, itchy eyes rhinitis kind or of food allergies – having risen significantly in the past 20 years.
“Allergies are definitely more prevalent today,” confirms Marc Rothenberg, M.D., Ph.D., section chief of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati. In fact, the past five decades have seen tremendous growth in the incidence of all immune-based diseases, with allergies and asthma very much “the tip of the iceberg,” Dr. Rothenberg says.
Britain is in the grip of an epidemic of allergic disease, according to the influential House of Lords Science and Technology Committee. The numbers affected have trebled in the last 20 years and a third of the population – 18 million people – will develop an allergy ranging from the trivial to the life-threatening, it said in a report yesterday. The UK incidence is among the highest in the world but Britain is lagging behind the rest of Europe in tackling the problem.
Originally posted by nik1halo
Originally posted by rapunzel222
i have posted on here about what to eat to be healthy. its a specific diet. its kind of obvious really but no one does it.
no dairy, no sugar for a start. no caffeine, no alcohol.
I would agree with you on the caffeine and alcohol, but dairy contains essential fats and not having enough sugar in your diet can actually be harmful, possibly even causing diabetes, just as easily as too much sugar can. Everything in moderation, as my old Dad always says and up until recently, it's served me quite well. Salt is bad for you, yet if you removed it from your diet completely, you would die.
As I said in my previous post, up until 6 months ago, I was the fittest and healthiest I have ever been. My diet hasn't changed, other than possibly getting a little healthier, as I'm not burning off the calories as often at the gym.
The question is what is it? What's causing the bats to die from respiratory distress - and growing fungus within the organism? What's causing this unnatural allergic response within our bodies? I believe there is a correlation.
..... As seen above, it is certain that the digestive shutdown is due to hard material in the digestive tract that compromises the immune system. Circulatory problems would without doubt. Could it be that humans are going through the same process with the rise of Colon Cancer? As seen below in the comparison of the healthy Bee and the unhealthy bee, it is obvious that the bees that are ingesting GMO pollen are having severe digestive problems, so severe that the disease is terminal....
The proof is obvious that one of the major reasons of the bees’ decline is by the ingestion of GMO proteins. This is problematic, as there is such an increase of indigestible foods in humans and bees. The situation of colon cancer in humans is somewhat similar in occurrence. This is only a theory but leaves one to wonder what are we eating en mass. The external or complementary good of the bee is obviously a rise for a global concern. The long-term economical and environmental impact has yet to be completely understood.
The Ecological Impact of horizontal gene transfer and increase of rampant disease is not fully examined and if so, is kept silent by these Conglomerates. The Economic Impact of the Colony collapse would mean higher inflation, scarcity of agricultural goods, and ultimately the collapse of North America Agriculture Business.
The Environmental Impact of scarcity and increased demand for resources, will beyond doubt have severe repercussions for our long-term food security. The bio-diversity of the bees causes positive economic and ecological externalities. The negative externalities have yet to be fully grasped or understood.
Horizontal Gene Transfer from GMOs Does Happen
The Agrobacterium vector remaining in transgenic plants may be a vehicle for gene escape and can transfer genes widely to many bacteria as well as into human cells...
By 1999, there was already evidence that horizontal transfer of transgenic DNA could occur, not only in the laboratory but also in the field... In summary, the evidence shows that horizontal transfer of transgenic DNA does happen and has happened both in the soil and in the gastrointestinal tract, though many scientists are unable or unwilling to acknowledge this, or else dismiss it by saying it has a “low probability” and is “extremely rare”. But recent evidence shows it has been greatly underestimated....
Evidence has continued to accumulate  Horizontal Gene Transfer Happens - II, ISIS Report) indicating that transgenic DNA in food and feed can transfer into animal and human cells...
High frequencies of horizontal transfer of transgenic plant DNA were demonstrated for soil bacteria, Pseudomonas stutzeri and Acinetobacter sp. when the transgenic plant DNA contained sequence homologies to the bacteria...
Genetic engineering creates vast arrays of transgenic DNA that could spread, not only through cross-pollination with the same or related species, but also through the direct uptake of the transgenic DNA by cells of unrelated species, a process called horizontal gene transfer. We have been alerting regulators to Horizontal Gene Transfer - The Hidden Hazards of Genetic Engineering  on many occasions since the late 1990s [2-4] (Genetic Engineering Dream or Nightmare, ISIS Publication) when the regulators and their scientific advisors had denied vehemently that horizontal gene transfer could happen, and assumed mistakenly that transgenic DNA, like all DNA, would be rapidly degraded once out of the cell. ...
There is no doubt that transgenic DNA is different from natural DNA; not only does it contain new combinations of genes, but also new synthetic genes that have never existed in billions of years of evolution: new coding sequences, promoters and other non-coding regulatory sequences that boost gene expression to abnormally high levels.
Furthermore, there are indeed reasons to suspect transgenic DNA is more likely to transfer horizontally and recombine than natural DNA (see Box adapted from  Living with the Fluid Genome, ISIS publication), and this has been borne out by accumulating evidence, even though dedicated research is still extremely rare....
Purpose For centuries, beekeepers assumed  that bees sealed the beehive with propolis to protect the colony from the elements, such as rain and cold winter drafts. However, 20th century research has revealed that bees not only survive, but also thrive, with increased ventilation during the winter months throughout most temperate regions of the world. Propolis is now believed to: reinforce the structural stability of the hive reduce vibration make the hive more defensible by sealing alternate entrances prevent diseases and parasites from entering the hive, and to inhibit bacterial growth  prevent putrefaction within the hive. Bees usually carry waste out of and away from the hive. However if a small lizard or mouse, for example, found its way into the hive and died there, bees may be unable to carry it out through the hive entrance. In that case, they would attempt instead to seal the carcass in propolis, essentially mummifying it and making it odorless and harmless.