The New Oxygen Prescription

The Miracle of Oxidative Therapies
By (author) Nathaniel Altman

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The New Oxygen Prescription
The Miracle of Oxidative Therapies
By (author) Nathaniel Altman

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Edition : Revised and Updated Edition of The Oxygen Prescription

Pages : 512

Book Size : 6 x 9

ISBN-13 : 9781620556078

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : June 13, 2017

Format : Paperback Book

Illustrations : 24 b&w illustrations

This updated guide to the latest research in oxygen therapies explores the effectiveness of oxidative therapies for treating many conditions, including heart disease, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, diabetes, MS, macular degeneration, herniated discs, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s, candida, emphysema, and eczema.
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About The New Oxygen Prescription

A guide to the latest research in oxygen therapies and their use on the path to optimum health

• Presents new clinical advancements and scientific findings from Cuba, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, and the United States

• Explores the effectiveness of oxidative therapies for treating many conditions, including heart disease, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, diabetes, MS, macular degeneration, herniated discs, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s, candida, emphysema, and eczema

• Includes new research on oxidative therapies in veterinary medicine and dentistry, including its success in treating cavities and preventing infection

Scientists now agree that most disease states are caused by oxygen starvation at a cellular level. Polluted air, devitalized foods, and poor breathing habits can all lead to chronic oxygen deficiency, a bodily environment in which toxins thrive as the overall immune response is weakened. Through oxidative therapies--the medical use of ozone (O3) or hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)--we can assist the body in generating the oxygen needed to oxidate viruses and bacteria as well as weak and sick tissue cells, so stronger and healthier cells can take their place.

Presenting the latest advancements and clinical findings from Cuba, Italy, Spain, China, Russia, and the United States, as well as recommendations from the International Scientific Committee of Ozone Therapy (ISCO3), Nathaniel Altman explores the effectiveness of oxidative therapies for treating a wide range of conditions, including heart disease, herpes, HIV, diabetes, candida, tonsillitis, macular degeneration, herniated discs, burns, and arthritis. He shows how Cuban and Russian physicians have been successfully treating patients with heart disease with ozone therapy for decades and explains how ozone interacts with cells when introduced into the bloodstream, stimulating the body’s own ability to fight cancer, osteoporosis, and hepatitis. He investigates promising new studies on the use of ozone and hydrogen peroxide therapies to treat Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s, multiple sclerosis, emphysema, eczema, and sepsis and the potential for these therapies to successfully treat new diseases such as Ebola and Zika.

The author also explores the expanding use of oxidative therapies in veterinary medicine and dentistry, including their success in treating cavities and preventing infection. Providing a detailed resource section, he explains how to combine oxidative therapies with holistic methods, such as fasting, detox therapies, herbal medicine, and nutritional healing, for a stronger start on the path to optimum health.
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Infectious Diseases

Viral Diseases

Hepatitis

Russian physicians have been using ozone therapy to treat patients with chronic hepatitis for over ten years. The mechanism is believed to involve ozone’s antiviral properties, whereas virus cell receptors are destroyed and cannot penetrate the host cell. The failure in virus multiplication process is also caused by a breakdown in the virus’s RNA. At the same time, ozone activates both cellular and humoral immunity (the humoral part of the immune system includes antibodies and immunoglobulins in blood serum).

A 2008 clinical study found that a two-month course of ozone therapy destroyed all viral signs in 66 percent of patients with chronic hepatitis B and in 60 percent of cases suffering from chronic hepatitis C. The four primary methods of treatment include rectal insufflation, minor autohemotherapy, intravenous infusions with ozonated saline, and major autohemotherapy. (10)

A group of researchers from the Department of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology at Assiut University in Egypt undertook a study to evaluate the role of ozone therapy in decreasing the HCV ribonucleic acid (HCV RNA) load and its effect on the liver enzymes among patients suffering from chronic hepatitis C.

This study included 52 patients with chronic hepatitis C (positive polymerase chain reaction [PCR] for HCV RNA and raised serum alanine transaminase [ALT] for more than 6 months). All patients were subjected to a meticulous medical history and clinical examination before the clinical trial. The examination included a complete blood count, liver function tests, and abdominal ultrasonography for all patients. The ozone group included 40 patients who received major autohemotherapy, minor autohemotherapy, and rectal ozone insufflation. The other 12 patients (conventional group) received silymarin [a standardized extract of milk thistle seeds] and/or multivitamin therapy. Silymarin is often used in conventional medicine for the prevention and treatment of liver diseases, including hepatitis and liver cancer.

Writing in the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, the researchers reported “significant improvements” of most of the symptoms of the patients in the ozone group in comparison to those in the conventional group. ALT levels normalized in 57.5 percent of the ozone group and 16.7 percent of the controls. Aspartate transaminase (AST) levels normalized in 60 percent in the ozone group and 8 percent in the conventional group. The researchers also reported that polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for HCV RNA was negative among 25 percent and 44.4 percent after 30 and 60 sessions of ozone therapy, respectively, in comparison to 8 percent among the conventional group.

The researchers concluded: “Ozone therapy significantly improves the clinical symptoms associated with chronic hepatitis C and is associated with normalized ALT and AST levels among a significant number of patients. Ozone therapy is associated with disappearance of HCV RNA from the serum (-ve PCR for HCV RNA) in 25%–45% of patients with chronic hepatitis C.” They added: “Ozone, because of its special biologic properties, has theoretical and practical attributes to make it a potent hepatitis C virus (HCV) inactivator, which suggests an important role in the therapy for hepatitis C.” (11)

Ozone and Human Pandemics

Ebola

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The Ebola epidemic of 2014–2015 is believed to have been transmitted to people from wild animals in Africa and spread through human-tohuman transmission. Mortality rates during the height of the epidemic were estimated to vary between 83 to 90 percent.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are no proven treatments available for EVD. However, a range of potential treatments, including blood products, immune therapies, and drug therapies, are currently being evaluated. At the time of this writing (2016), no licensed vaccines are available.

The three primary mechanisms of action of therapeutic ozone include:

• The inactivation of bacteria, fungi, yeast, virus, and protozoa by disrupting the integrity of the cell envelope through oxidation of the cell phospholipids and lipoproteins. Ozone also has been found to upset their reproductive cycle.

• Stimulation of oxygen metabolism, causing an increase in the red blood cell glycosis rate. It also stimulates the production of enzymes that act as free radical scavengers and cell-wall protectors.

• Activation of the immune system through the production of interferon, tumor necrosis factor and interleukin-2, which launches a cascade of beneficial immunological reactions throughout the body.

During the height of the Ebola epidemic, Dr. Adriana Schwartz of the International Medical Ozone Federation (IMEOF) appealed to the WHO to consider utilizing ozone therapy as a safe, low-cost, and effective treatment for Ebola virus disease.

In a well-documented scientific report released to the health care community in October 2014, Dr. Schwartz wrote: “It is an absolutely safe treatment that stimulates the immune system. It may be available in large quantities at low cost, even in the poorest areas of the world. The antiviral and antibacterial properties of ozone are well recognized. The Ebola virus has little chance to survive [when] directly exposed to its gas.”

When used according to established protocols, Dr. Schwartz believes that medical ozone can:

1. Kill the Ebola virus

2. R educe the patient’s level of oxidative stress brought on by the disease
3. R educe patient pain and discomfort due to its analgesic properties

4. Boost the patient’s overall immune system

5. Help maintain a sterile environment in the hospital or clinic (23)

Her appeals were largely ignored by the WHO and other sectors of the mainstream medical community. Why was this? We mentioned earlier that a major reason for a lack of interest is that ozone is a nonpatentable substance that is inexpensive to manufacture and use. The net cost of the materials for a treatment of rectal insufflation can be less than $10, especially in a clinic designed to treat large numbers of people in a developing country.
Table of Contents

Table of content

Foreword to the Third Edition by Velio Bocci, M.D.

Preface to the Fourth Edition

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part one
Foundations

1 Foundations of Oxidative Therapies

2 What Are Oxidative Therapies?

3 Ozone: Properties and Uses

4 Ozone in Medicine

5 How Is Ozone Therapy Applied?

6 Hydrogen Peroxide

7 Hydrogen Peroxide in Medicine

8 How Is Hydrogen Peroxide Administered?

9 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Oxygen Multistep Therapy

Part two
Oxidative Therapies in Medicine

10 Cardiovascular Diseases

11 Cancer

12 IV/AIDS

13 Infectious Diseases

14 Musculoskeletal Problems

15 Neurodegenerative Disorders

16 Diabetes

17 Gynecology and Obstetrics

18 Lung and Bronchial Diseases

19 Diseases of the Skin

20 Eye Diseases

21 Diseases of the Ear

22 Other Health Problems

23 Accidents, Injuries, and Wound Healing

24 Athletic Performance, Preventive Health, and Healthy Aging

25 Dentistry

26 Veterinary MedicinePart three A Holistic Protocol

27 Body Cleansing

28 An Oxygenation Diet

29 Nutritional Supplements and Healing Herbs

30 Exercise and Breathing: Oxygenation and Oxidation

31 Emotions, Mind, and Spirit

Conclusion The Future of Oxygen Therapies

Appendix 1 Oxygen Products, Services, and Applications

Appendix 2 Resources

Notes

Index
Author Bio
Nathaniel Altman is a medical writer and researcher who has written more than 15 books on nature and alternative healing, including The Honey Prescription, Healing Springs, and A Russian Herbal. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Reviews

Reviews

Book Praise

Book Praise

“The simplest remedies are often the most effective. How could air not be one of them? Thanks to Nathaniel Altman’s excellent book, you can learn about the full range of oxygen’s healing therapies--from deep breathing to ozone therapy--and their effectiveness in bringing you back to health.” Christopher Vasey, N.D., author of The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health

“Altman’s book offers a responsible, balanced, and broad view of how we should live and care about our health and the valuable uses of oxidative therapies in treating health concerns.” Velio BocciI, M.D., author of Oxygen-Ozone Therapy
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HEALTH /ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

“The simplest remedies are often the most effective. How could air not be one of them? Thanks to Nathaniel Altman’s excellent book, you can learn about the full range of oxygen’s healing therapies--from deep breathing to ozone therapy--and their effectiveness in bringing you back to health.”
-- CHRISTOPHER VASEY, N.D., author of The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health and Natural Remedies for Inflammation

“Altman’s book offers a responsible, balanced, and broad view of how we should live and care about our health and the valuable uses of oxidative therapies in treating health concerns.”
--VELIO BOCCI, M.D., emeritus professor of physiology at the University of Siena, Italy, and author of Oxygen-Ozone Therapy

Scientists now agree that most disease states are caused by oxygen starvation at a cellular level. Polluted air, devitalized foods, and poor breathing habits can all lead to chronic oxygen deficiency, a bodily environment in which toxins thrive as the overall immune response is weakened. Through oxidative therapies--the medical use of ozone (O3) or hydrogen peroxide (H2O2)--we can assist the body in generating the oxygen needed to oxidate viruses and bacteria as well as weak and sick tissue cells, so stronger and healthier cells can take their place.

Presenting the latest advancements and clinical findings from Cuba, Italy, Spain, China, Russia, and the United States as well as recommendations from the International Scientific Committee of Ozone Therapy (ISCO3), Nathaniel Altman explores the effectiveness of oxidative therapies for treating a wide range of conditions, including heart disease, herpes, HIV, diabetes, candida, tonsillitis, macular degeneration, herniated discs, burns, and arthritis. He shows how Cuban and Russian physicians have been successfully treating patients with heart disease with ozone therapy for decades and explains how ozone interacts with cells when introduced into the bloodstream, stimulating the body’s own ability to fight cancer, osteoporosis, and hepatitis. He investigates promising new studies on the use of ozone and hydrogen peroxide therapies to treat Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s, multiple sclerosis, emphysema, eczema, and sepsis and the potential for these therapies to successfully treat new diseases such as Ebola and Zika.

The author also explores the expanding use of oxidative therapies in veterinary medicine and dentistry, including their success in treating cavities and preventing infection. Providing a detailed resource section, he explains how to combine oxidative therapies with holistic methods, such as fasting, detox therapies, herbal medicine, and nutritional healing, for a stronger start on the path to optimum health.

NATHANIEL ALTMAN is a medical writer and researcher who has written more than 15 books on nature and alternative healing, including The Honey Prescription, Healing Springs, and A Russian Herbal. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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