The 5 R's of Cellular Healing
In this day and age, as toxins pile up in our environment and we are exposed to an unimaginable avalanche of chemicals, EMF’s, food additives, GMO’s and the like, many of us are facing health challenges that are unexplainable. We go from doctor to doctor, searching for answers to relieve our many uncomfortable symptoms, only to be handed a prescription for medication, or to be told there is no problem. But what is going wrong?
In my early 20’s I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I was miserable and scared because the only thing that my medical team could offer were drugs that made me feel loopy and unfocused. What they did not offer me was the relief, nor a speedy recovery. They never talked about what had gone array or how to unwind my problem. They never told me to stop eating junk food. They never talked about the workings of the cell. In fact, I was in and out of the doctor’s office in a flash. No understanding, no education and a feeling that not only would I be on medications my whole life, I was really worried about my future. If I was this sick at 25 yrs. old, what would I be like in 5 years, 10 years down the road.
I knew that I needed to heal my gut but I didn’t know where to start. That is when I stumbled upon a young and very healthy looking nutritionist that saved my life. After months of working on my diet and following his inspired protocols, I realized that by understanding the workings of my disease process, it empowered ME to take responsibility and seek out the information I needed to unwind the mess that existed at the cellular level.
We must educate ourselves and understand what the root cause is of our illness. We must understand what is going wrong at the cellular level and become educated on “cellular failure”. Remember: education is power.
That being said, we need some guidelines, aptly named The 5 R’s OF CELLULAR DETOXIFICATION AND REGENERATION, coined by my mentor, Dr. Daniel Pompa. Although I don’t expect you to become your own doctor (that is my job), I want you to understand these principles of healing. When I was sick, this knowledge gave me hope because it not only explained how I got so sick but how my body could heal itself if I followed these steps.
1. Remove the source
We need to determine which toxic sources (heavy metals, biotoxins, environmental toxins and/or toxins inside your home, sugar, gluten, etc.) are causing body-wide damage. When identified, these sources can then be safely ushered out of the body using my crafted protocols.
2. Regenerate the inner and outer cell membrane
In healthy individuals, the supple bi-lipid fat layer of the cellular membrane allows both nutrients to flow inside easily and toxins and free radicals inside the cell to leave unimpeded. If inflamed, nothing can come in and nothing can come out, so our cell becomes a toxic wasteland. Inflammation can also compromise our cell’s ability to function properly and truncates our ability to “hear” the hormonal impressions through the hormone receptors that reside on the outside of the cellular membrane.
3. Restore cellular energy
As nutrients flow into the cell, they feed the powerhouse inside the cell called the mitochondria, which produces ATP (energy). Without adequate production of ATP, our cells are unable to detoxify or regenerate properly.
4. Reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the cell (no/onno cycle)
Toxic inflammation can be produced from the following: overconsumption of refined sugar and grains, bad fats and toxins from food sources, cosmetics, air pollution, toxic cleaning products and more. Needless to say, inflammation and oxidative stress can wreak havoc and is the root cause of all disease processes that I see in my office.
5. Re-establish methylation
Because the body needs methyl groups to turn stress hormones on and off, if depleted, our body stays in a constant state of stress. In addition, if our methyl groups are non-existent or in short supply, the important roles they play in detoxification, DNA protection, hormone metabolism and epigenetics are unable to be performed.
The bottom line: IF YOU DON’T FIX THE CELL, YOU WON’T GET WELL!
The 5 R’s give us important answers to our diagnosed or unexplainable illnesses. Your body is an amazing healing machine. I found that out at as a young adult. At my worst, I was in pain 24 hours a day; I was emaciated and weighed only 84 lbs. Today, at 62, I have not suffered from ulcerative colitis for over 35 years and I am experiencing a level of radiant health that I didn’t think was possible way back when. Since then I have had the opportunity to help countless people recover their health. I know from my 30 years of experience that if you do what I tell you to do, over time, your body will change. But better yet, you will have the tools you need to keep yourself healthy.
Let us join forces together, patient and doctor, to halt this deadly epidemic of 21st-century diseases. I look forward to working with you, sharing my protocols and giving you the tools you need to unwind your suffering.
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