Man-made chemicals: the hidden role of the lymphatic system in the genesis of polycystic ovary, fibrocystic breast disease, and breast cancer.
While it is well known that carcinogens fuel carcinogenesis, research is scanty on the mechanisms underlying why and how PIPs are stored in the lymphatic and breast tissue and fail to be properly detoxified and excreted by the majority of today's detoxification protocols. PIPs cripple the deeper lymphatic channels and the biliary networks of the liver, reducing bile production and increasing carcinogenic and estrogenic toxicity. Sadly, research is woefully deficient on PIP toxicity of the deep lymphatic channels in the development of female hormonal disorders and breast cancer.
In the October 1994 Townsend Letter, I stated: "The wellspring of the immunologic defense is the lymphatic system." 33 In the 2001 issue, I started: "We have discovered that a high percentage of IBS sufferers have duodenitis, dysbiosis, stagnant lymph flow, and drainage in the deep lymph channels of the gut. ..." Could the widespread increase in breast disease be somehow related to stagnant lymph flow in the deep lymph channels of the gut? In a 2005 Nature article titled "Unlocking the Drains," we read:
After centuries of playing second fiddle to the blood system, our lymphatic circulation is coming into its own as a key player in diseases ranging from cancer to ashthma. Once dismissed as a mere drainage network, the body's "second circulation" [lymphatic system] is emerging as a crucial player in numerous diseases ... and as a vital part of the normal immune system. (35)
All body organs have deep lymphatic drainage functions. Ina alternative medicine, it is critical to consider both deep and superficial channels as integral parts of the lymphatic system. My medical collegues and I have spent over two decades using every sort of manual and electronic lymph drainage device on superficial lymphatic channels, with only minimal success. Since superficial channels converge to form bigger vessels feeding into the thoracic duct or the right lymphatic duct, clinical approaches should be aimed at restoring deep lymphatic drainage as a way to fully cleanse the body of PIPs.
At every level of our physiology, PIPs disrupt our symboises with nature, killing off beneficial commensal cells, so that genetic potential we have for cancer can be played out. The supercintinuum of reciporal and harmonic polarities that entwine us with nature and weave the web of our existence is greatly diminished, because strored lymphatic PIPs cause misalignment that undermines the quality of our movement and flexibility and diminishes our cellular nourishment.
The goal, of quantum medicine is to restore quantic harmonic polarities that are driving force of innate healing. The most important clinical goal in restoring these polarities is to remove PIPs from the body. Quantum medicine views nature as an ally rather than an adversary to be conquered. It honours the instinctive wisdom of the brain's efferent vagus control of the digestive and detoxification process instead of treating the symptoms of maldigestion or commensal cell deficits. When digestion is properly controlled by the autonomic nervous system, commensals become the dominant cells in our anatomy, making it impossible for candida or other opportunistic infections to dominate the gut.
The deep drainage pathways of the abdominal organs drain lymph to the nodes, and situated along it are arteries to preaortic nodes. In every clinical case, the vagus celiac plexus is weak and unable to adequately control the motility and mobility of the digestive, detoxification, and lymphatic systems. When this happens, the body cannot detoxify and excrete PIPs. Thus, they end up impacted in deeper lymph channels, reducing circulation (nourishment) and innervation to deep organs.
Cancer is a complex process that involves acute and chronic cell injury and what researches are calling ion deregulation. Citing over 30 scientific papers, Dr. Benjamin F. Trump and colleagues at the University Of Maryland School of Medicine state: "We propose that ion deregulation is a major mediator in the process and, therefore, provides a critical link between acute cell injury, tumor promotion, and carcinogenesis." (36-46)
PIPs can act as receptors for certain pathogenic microbes causing free floating yeast, fungi, and bacteria to form treatment-resistant biofilms. (46) Large amounts of exopolysaccharide are produced that envelop biofilm, making it extremely resistant to antibiotics and any kind of anti-infective treatment. PIPs disrupt the network of ion channels and thus can impregnate deep lymphatic channels. After over a decade of kinesiological and digital infrared thermographic evidence in these patients, it is common to find a diminishment of the greater splanchnic nerve/celiac plexus with stubborn spinal fixations around the vertebrae T8 and C7. (47-49).
Detoxification of PIPs in the Deep Lymphatic Networks
PIPs cause oxidative stress and abnormalities of immune TH-1/TH-2 mediated immune responses with resultant ion deregulation. The first step in releasing these toxins is to restore the function of commensal microflora. These living cells exceed the number of human cells by a factor of 10. When plentiful, commensals manufacture powerful detoxifying compounds with a strong polarity that makes it possible to dislodge PIPs from the deeper lymphatic networks and tissues of the body. The second step is to find effective ways to increase the production of bile so that they are safely eliminated from the body, as I have explained in greater detail in previous columns. (53)
Comprising over 90% of the body's cells, commensals produce a goldmine of anticancer agents and detoxifying compounds that are part of the body's immunological weaponry. (50-57) When fed synbiotics, these amazing cells can quickly trigger and magnify the immune response and amplify immune mucosal mechanisms. However, our long-term clinical experience reveals that the majority of today's probiotic products lack the synbiotic counterparts to restore deficient commensal cells and are not complete microflora-balancing products. To find a permanent residence in the gut, they have to be fermented in stages in an appropriate noncompetitive microbe-to-microbe balance and nourished with predigested and fermented synbiotics. In this manner, they can successively thrive and flourish in the body and express their rich genetic diversity in ways that will take researchers decades to fully understand. Since commensal cells are vast reservoirs of essential hard-to-get nutrients and anti-inflammatory compounds that soothe inflammation more effectively than any anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical or nutraceutical, it is essential that we find innovative ways to rapidly feed, cleanse, and fortify them. My long-term research on synbiotics has been independently substantiated by doctors in cases of severe acute pancreatitis, chronic hepatitis, abdominal surgery, liver transplantation, and abnormal calcification. (54-57)
Most detoxification methods are a double-edged sword that have the potential to amplify malignancies. (51-53), (61-64) By focusing on immunorestoration instead of immuno-modulation, we can cleanse the body more efficiently and remove the harmful xenoestrogens that cause polycystic ovary and fibrocystic breast disease. Altough the changes in breast tissue that a woman experiences when she has fibrocystic breast disease are benign, this occurrence most commonly marks the beginning of a deep lymphatic deficit and excessive storage of PIPs that are xenoestrogens. (58) And, women living in an urban area of an agricultural and industrial region of Argentina had high levels of organochlorine residues in their breast adipose tissue invasive breast carcinoma. (59) Indeed, epidemiologic studies have identified tumor size, and cell proliferation with lymph node involvement. (60)
In summary, the Canadian Breast Cancer Network stated: "Women are told by the media, by society, and by the government that the situation of breast cancer is on the mend. ... The basic fact remains that the medical community cannot defintely identify the causes of cancer, nor can they 'cure' cancer." Clearly, it is a deferral of normal and natural innate immune reciprocity that induces an ever-widening, self-propagating wave of tissue destruction that underlies chaotic female hormone responses and carcinogenesis. Restoring healthy and powerful immune responses via commensal cells can manintain optimal rebalancing of reciprocal TH-1/TH-2 responses and give the innate immune system its best shot at conquering cancer and quelling the inflammation that underlies the hormonal derangements plaguing women.
The normal immune response is in constant reciprocal motion, and its repertoire is straightforward: optimal synbiotic and probiotic rebalancing of reciprocal TH-1 and TH-2 responses determines one's level of health and the power of the immune response against carcinogenesis. Rather than using fragmented, single-nutrient, or anti-infective approaches, addressing the abberant core physiological issues underlying carcinogenesis will yield the best clinical outcome. Finally, nature's recipes for nourishment and detoxifcation activate the full operational complexity of the immune system and can remove us from the realm of performing unethical and potentially lethal oncological or other medical treatments.
The author is supported in part by American Academy of Quantum Medicine, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to frontier research in quantum medicine. The author is affiliated with QuantaFoods LLC, a firm that develops and researches probiotics and fermentation to develop novel form of synbiotic nutrients, and is a research consultant of several independent, university-based laboratories. The content of this article was neither influenced nor constrained by these facts.
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