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 Use common sense. It is not natural to lie about in the sun, it is a very recent phenomenon, largely ​ limited to young people in western countries. Traditional dress in hot countries is long sleeved and almost sweeps the sand for many adults. Hats or other head covering goes with the territory. Use common sense. It is not natural to lie about in the sun, it is a very recent phenomenon, largely ​ limited to young people in western countries. Traditional dress in hot countries is long sleeved and almost sweeps the sand for many adults. Hats or other head covering goes with the territory.
  
-I find it impossible to believe that during the long pre-history of mankind hunting practice included long walks across the open plains in full sun, when the best way to catch a fair sized animal would be to come out of your cave in the early evening and go hide close to a nearby waterhole, letting your prey come to you.+I find it impossible to believe that during the long pre-history of mankind hunting practice included ​regular ​long walks across the open plains in full sun, when the best way to catch a fair sized animal would be to come out of your cave in the early evening and go hide close to a nearby waterhole, letting your prey come to you.
  
-===== Microwave radiation ​=====+===== At the first sign of any '​disease of aging' .... =====
  
-Do not be in the same room with an operating microwave oven.+Discuss with your doctor your medical expectations,​ the possibility of additional disease arising, and the prophylactic properties of Olmesartan medoxomil demonstrated ​in various sections of the article [[home:​protocol:​olmesartan:​|here]],​ supported by research [[home:​food:​aim_health:​aging|here]].
  
-[[home:​special:​emf:​body#​how_to_use_a_cell_phone|Using and avoiding modern technology]]+It is quite clear from the experience of those reporting to the M. P. Study Site with multiple issues, that allowing immunity to lapse unnecessarily may prolong recovery or in some cases render it difficult or seemingly impossible.
  
-Evidence continues to accumulate that the best way to run a mobile phone is to keep it in air-plane mode at all times. To use, put on speaker phone and hold 10cm away from head, or purchase the type of earphone using air tube (not wire) to carry the sound. 
  
-If renting, choose an apartment away from communication towers, and with no smart '​meters'​. It is best to take [[home:​special:​emf:​measure|measuring]] equipment and check radiation levels (never take an estate agent'​s word for anything)+===== Dietary Recommendations =====
  
-==== Recent research ====+MP patients are advised to consume a [[.:​food:​carbohydrates|diet low in simple carbohydrates]] and rich in [[.:​food:​real_foods|whole foods]]. Acceptable foods include the following:
  
-Women with hereditary breast cancer predispositions should avoid using their smartphonestablets, and laptops at night  (({{pubmed>​long   ​29456806}})+  * [[.:​food:​carbohydrates#​vegetables|most vegetables]] (attend to individual experience and neede.g. for weight loss limit potato)  
-===== At the first sign of any '​disease of aging' =====+  * [[.:​food:​carbohydrates#​fruits|low-sugar fruits]] (such as berries, peaches, and green apples) 
 +  * foods that naturally contain folic acid, such as leafy greens 
 +  * [[.:​food:​vitamind#​dairy|dairy products]] that have had minimal processing and with no more than 6% vitamin A and //​**__no__**//​ supplemental vitamin D  
 +  * a [[.:​food:​proteins|variety of proteins]], including poultry and most unprocessed meat.  Avoid meat fats and poultry skin. Avoid fish.  
 +  * nuts and seeds  ​(for examplealmonds, ​ macadamia, pine, pecan, pistachio, hazelnut)  
 +  * whole grain products without added vitamin D or folate. N.B. many people have problems with wheat. Other grains are better. 
 +  * [[.:​food:​artificial_sweeteners#​sugar_alcohols_are_acceptable|sugar alcohols]] and some artificial sweeteners, such as stevia, maltitol and xylitol. Sugar alcohols can cause stomach upset, so use sparingly at first.  
 +  * [[.:​food:​water|water]],​ generously but not excessively. 8 – 12 oz glasses per day. 
 +  * in the event of calcium deficiency, MP patients may need to consume [[.:​food:​calcium|foods high in calcium]] ​  
 +  * foods high in [[.:​food:​fiber|fiber]]
  
-Discuss with your doctor your medical expectations,​ the possibility of additional disease arising, ​and the prophylactic properties of Olmesartan medoxomil demonstrated in various sections of the article [[home:​protocol:​olmesartan:​|here]],​ supported by research [[home:​food:​aim_health:​aging|here]].+<​blockquote>​Wow! I had no idea! That could surely explain a lot about my last big inflammation episode because I was eating almost no fiber for weeks and didn't even realize it until now!  
 +It also explains why I've been feeling anxious and depressed lately//MP patient comment October 2018//</​blockquote>​
  
-It is quite clear from the experience of those reporting to the M. P. Study Site with multiple issues, that allowing immunity to lapse unnecessarily may prolong recovery or in some cases render it difficult or seemingly impossible. 
  
-==== When sensitive to EMF ====+<note tip>​[[home:​othertreatments:​sodium_bicarbonate|A pinch of sodium bicarbonate in drinking water is helpful]]</​note>​
  
-[[home:special:​emf:​whitezones:​healing|create a healing space]] which will enhance night time bodily repair.+[[https://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S009286741630592X|From Dietary Fiber to Host Physiology]] 
 +The major products from the microbial fermentative activity in the gut are SCFAs—in particular, acetate, propionate, and butyrate (Cummings et al., 1987).
  
-[[https://​www.marshallprotocol.com/images/Building_a_DIY_Faraday-Cage.pdf|Building ​ a DIY Faraday Cage]]+[[https://​www.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/arthritis-diet/​anti-inflammatory/​fiber-inflammation.php|More Fiber, Less Inflammation?​]] 
 +In part, a fiber-rich diet may help reduce inflammation by lowering body weight. High-fiber foods also feed beneficial bacteria living in the gut, which then release substances that promote lower levels of inflammation body-wide. 
 +... 
 +A 2009 review published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reported 25 to 54 percent lower CRP levels in people who not only ate a high-fiber diet, but who also lost weight and ate more healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. In another study, men who ate a lot more fruits and vegetables – going from two servings to eight per day – lowered their CRP levels by one-third.
  
 +but [[https://​www.physiology.org/​doi/​abs/​10.1152/​ajplung.00306.2018|this study demonstrates that pro-inflammatory,​ rather than anti-inflammatory effects of SCFAs are evident in lung mesenchymal cells.]]
  
-===== Patient experiences =====+[[https://​www.self.com/​gallery/​15-foods-with-a-shockingly-high-amount-of-fiber|Choose from these]] (except the soy product and flaxseed !
  
-<​blockquote>​__RF eSmog Shielding__:​ 
-*Shielded whole trailer with 100 mesh .0045” 304 SS screen, 
-*Faraday cage Atticfoil shielded back room, double copper screen in door, 
-*Shielded computer system: Atticfoil shielded computer, shielded 27” monitor, shielded speakers. All cables are fiberoptic: all plastic fiberoptic trackball, fiber - USB + copper shielded keyboard system, HDMI - fiber for monitor, audio - fiber for speakers, ethernet - fiber for modem (modem located in box outside trailer Faraday cage). 
-*Eliminated or minimized RF sources in home (AM radio band and higher) 
-*2 shielding garment suits - pants & hoodie: 
-1. Copper screen hoodie & pants suit made with 3 quilted layers: top & bottom layers are 66# silk&​silver fabric, middle layer is .0012” wire 100 mesh copper screen, added socks/​booties. 
-2. Soft & Safe hoodie, pants. 
  
-__Project work__: +==== Immune suppression ====
-I met with a contractor that has experience installing copper screen for Faraday cages at local hospital MRI facilities to review the copper screen installation details. Based on discussions I ordered 4 copper screen rolls, 0.0045” wire, 100 mesh, 72” width, 100 feet per roll. So, there has been progress on that project. Work will likely be scheduled in January, though.+
  
-This week I made 2 copper screen socks/​booties with double copper screen layers, using kevlar quilt stitching to protect against ripping the internal screensFor the socks/​booties I used bamboo 81# for the top and bottom fabric layers with draw string elastic at the top to snug it up. Since socks are the toughest application and I can wear them every day without neuro IPthese socks will be good test for garment performance longevity. I am wearing these 24/7 with other socks inside for comfort and warmth (and to keep toenails from destroying them). Conductivity was 0.2 ohms or lower.+'​vitamin'​ D is surprisingly immune suppressant It has been reported that little more than 3 months after commencing Krill oil (or approximately 5000 IU of Vitamin D) to alleviate  ​the  ​symptoms ​ of  osteoarthritis ​ in his  knees, a sarcoidosis patient suffered an acute cardiac episode
  
-I have started to wear the copper pants and hoodie 24/7, pulling the copper screen hood down when neuro IP becomes onerous, but leaving the hood up for a 66# silk hoodie worn over the copper hoodie just for some protection (only measures 0.5 ohms). I think with this transition workaround I can tough it out; so far no serious problem. +==== Other ====
- +
-Based on experience with the first copper screen hoodie and pants, design improvements used in the new copper screen socks/​booties,​ and hood added to repair the old Soft&​Safe hoodie, I ordered a full roll of the 0.0012” wire, 100 mesh copper screen. The new pants and hoodie will use two copper screen layers, kevlar thread quilting, top and bottom silk 66# layers, fabric reinforcing for crotch, knee, and elbow stress zones. Yes, a space suit. Later I might add copper screen shielding mittens. Buying a full roll brings down the copper screen square foot cost to $7.00.  +
- +
-//Mike, November 2018//</​blockquote>​+
  
 +  * **fasting** – Fasting is not part of the MP. It is unknown whether it provides harm or benefit to a person on the treatment.
 +  * **food avoidance diets** – Some patients have reported sensitivities to certain foods. Avoiding foods containing, for example, lactose or gluten may offer a decrease in symptom severity. Patients who feel this may be relevant to them should consult with a nutritionist.
 +  * **salt avoidance** – not recommended given that the body seems to naturally regulate sodium levels independently. Salt is also critical for kidney health. Sodium is used by the kidneys to excrete potassium. (({{pubmed>​long:​19833911}})) (for more see the //Times// article [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2012/​06/​03/​opinion/​sunday/​we-only-think-we-know-the-truth-about-salt.html|Salt,​ we misjudged you]]
 ===== Mental health ===== ===== Mental health =====
  
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 <​blockquote>​nutritional deficiencies,​ such as vitamin B12, B9 (folate), and zinc, can cause symptoms of depression and dementia such as low mood, fatigue, cognitive decline, and irritability.</​blockquote>​ <​blockquote>​nutritional deficiencies,​ such as vitamin B12, B9 (folate), and zinc, can cause symptoms of depression and dementia such as low mood, fatigue, cognitive decline, and irritability.</​blockquote>​
  
-Unless your doctor has real evidence such as genetic ​ testing, that your body needs extra (//for a very small number of people, that is true for B12//) then it is prudent to get __all__ your vitamin needs from healthy foods **only**. It has become clear in the last decade that pharmaceutical vitamins can do more harm than good, the long term harms being serious. '​vitamin D' is not a vitamin, of course (It is a set of metabolites with steroidal action. ​+Unless your doctor has real evidence such as genetic ​ testing, that your body needs extra (//for a very small number of people, that is true for B12//) then it is prudent to get __all__ your vitamin needs from healthy foods **only**. It has become clear in the last decade that pharmaceutical vitamins can do more harm than good, the long term harms being serious. '​vitamin D' is not a vitamin, of course (It is a set of metabolites with steroidal action)
  
 ==== Helpful hints ==== ==== Helpful hints ====
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 [[home:​food:​chlorogenic_acid#​coffee_and_tea|Coffee]] is also an immune modulator and is best avoided by those with immune issues. [[home:​food:​chlorogenic_acid#​coffee_and_tea|Coffee]] is also an immune modulator and is best avoided by those with immune issues.
  
 +==== see also ====
  
 +[[home:​publications:​goetze_asia2011|Psychiatric and neurologic comorbidities as systemic dysfunctions]]
  
-===== Recommendations ===== 
  
-MP patients should consume a [[.:​food:​carbohydrates|diet low in simple carbohydrates]] and rich in [[.:​food:​real_foods|whole foods]]. Acceptable foods include the following: 
  
-  * [[.:​food:​carbohydrates#​vegetables|most vegetables]] (attend to individual experience and need, e.g. for weight loss limit potato)  +===== Microwave radiation =====
-  * [[.:​food:​carbohydrates#​fruits|low-sugar fruits]] (such as berries, peaches, and green apples) +
-  * foods that naturally contain folic acid, such as leafy greens +
-  * [[.:​food:​vitamind#​dairy|dairy products]] that have had minimal processing and with no more than 6% vitamin A and //​**__no__**//​ supplemental vitamin D  +
-  * a [[.:​food:​proteins|variety of proteins]], including poultry and most unprocessed meat.  Avoid meat fats and poultry skin. Avoid fish.  +
-  * nuts and seeds  (for example: almonds, ​ macadamia, pine, pecan, pistachio, hazelnut)  +
-  * whole grain products without added vitamin D or folate. N.B. many people have problems with wheat. Other grains are better. +
-  * [[.:​food:​artificial_sweeteners#​sugar_alcohols_are_acceptable|sugar alcohols]] and some artificial sweeteners, such as stevia, maltitol and xylitol. Sugar alcohols can cause stomach upset, so use sparingly at first.  +
-  * [[.:​food:​water|water]],​ generously but not excessively. 8 – 12 oz glasses per day. +
-  * in the event of calcium deficiency, MP patients may need to consume [[.:​food:​calcium|foods high in calcium]] ​  +
-  * foods high in [[.:​food:​fiber|fiber]]+
  
-<​blockquote>​Wow! I had no idea! That could surely explain a lot about my last big inflammation episode because I was eating almost no fiber for weeks and didn't even realize it until now!  +Do not be in the same room with an operating microwave oven.
-It also explains why I've been feeling anxious and depressed lately//MP patient comment October 2018//</​blockquote>​+
  
 +[[home:​special:​emf:​body#​how_to_use_a_cell_phone|Using and avoiding modern technology]]
  
-<note tip>​[[home:​othertreatments:​sodium_bicarbonate|A pinch of sodium bicarbonate in drinking water is helpful]]</​note>​+Evidence continues to accumulate that the best way to run a mobile phone is to set it down in air-plane mode at all times. ​
  
-[[https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009286741630592X|From Dietary Fiber to Host Physiology]] +To use, change mode, activate speaker phone and hold 10cm away from head (//or purchase the type of earphone using air tube// {not wire} //to carry the sound//).
-The major products from the microbial fermentative activity in the gut are SCFAs—in particular, acetate, propionate, and butyrate (Cummings et al., 1987).+
  
-[[https://​www.arthritis.org/​living-with-arthritis/​arthritis-diet/​anti-inflammatory/​fiber-inflammation.php|More Fiber, Less Inflammation?​]] +If renting, choose an apartment away from communication towers, and with no smart '​meters'​. It is best to take [[home:special:​emf:​measure|measuring]] equipment ​and check radiation ​levels ​(never take an estate agent'​s word for anything)
-In part, a fiber-rich diet may help reduce inflammation by lowering body weight. High-fiber foods also feed beneficial bacteria living in the gut, which then release substances that promote lower levels of inflammation body-wide. +
-... +
-A 2009 review published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reported 25 to 54 percent lower CRP levels in people who not only ate a high-fiber diet, but who also lost weight ​and ate more healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. In another study, men who ate a lot more fruits and vegetables – going from two servings to eight per day – lowered their CRP levels ​by one-third.+
  
-but [[https://​www.physiology.org/​doi/​abs/​10.1152/​ajplung.00306.2018|this study demonstrates that pro-inflammatory,​ rather than anti-inflammatory effects of SCFAs are evident in lung mesenchymal cells.]]+==== Recent research ====
  
-[[https://​www.self.com/​gallery/​15-foods-with-a-shockingly-high-amount-of-fiber|Choose from these]] ​(except the soy product and flaxseed !+Women with hereditary cancer predispositions should put their smartphones,​ tablets, and laptops into air-plane mode at all times when not in use.   (({{pubmed>​long: ​   29456806}}))
  
 +==== When sensitive to EMF ====
 +
 +[[home:​special:​emf:​whitezones:​healing|create a healing space]] which will enhance night time bodily repair.
 +
 +[[https://​www.marshallprotocol.com/​images/​Building_a_DIY_Faraday-Cage.pdf|Building ​ a DIY Faraday Cage]]
 +
 +
 +==== Patient experiences ====
 +
 +<​blockquote>​__RF eSmog Shielding__:​
 +*Shielded whole trailer with 100 mesh .0045” 304 SS screen,
 +*Faraday cage Atticfoil shielded back room, double copper screen in door,
 +*Shielded computer system: Atticfoil shielded computer, shielded 27” monitor, shielded speakers. All cables are fiberoptic: all plastic fiberoptic trackball, fiber - USB + copper shielded keyboard system, HDMI - fiber for monitor, audio - fiber for speakers, ethernet - fiber for modem (modem located in box outside trailer Faraday cage).
 +*Eliminated or minimized RF sources in home (AM radio band and higher)
 +*2 shielding garment suits - pants & hoodie:
 +1. Copper screen hoodie & pants suit made with 3 quilted layers: top & bottom layers are 66# silk&​silver fabric, middle layer is .0012” wire 100 mesh copper screen, added socks/​booties.
 +2. Soft & Safe hoodie, pants.
 +
 +__Project work__:
 +I met with a contractor that has experience installing copper screen for Faraday cages at local hospital MRI facilities to review the copper screen installation details. Based on discussions I ordered 4 copper screen rolls, 0.0045” wire, 100 mesh, 72” width, 100 feet per roll. So, there has been progress on that project. Work will likely be scheduled in January, though.
 +
 +This week I made 2 copper screen socks/​booties with double copper screen layers, using kevlar quilt stitching to protect against ripping the internal screens. For the socks/​booties I used bamboo 81# for the top and bottom fabric layers with a draw string elastic at the top to snug it up. Since socks are the toughest application and I can wear them every day without neuro IP, these socks will be a good test for garment performance longevity. I am wearing these 24/7 with other socks inside for comfort and warmth (and to keep toenails from destroying them). Conductivity was 0.2 ohms or lower.
 +
 +I have started to wear the copper pants and hoodie 24/7, pulling the copper screen hood down when neuro IP becomes onerous, but leaving the hood up for a 66# silk hoodie worn over the copper hoodie just for some protection (only measures 0.5 ohms). I think with this transition workaround I can tough it out; so far no serious problem.
 +
 +Based on experience with the first copper screen hoodie and pants, design improvements used in the new copper screen socks/​booties,​ and hood added to repair the old Soft&​Safe hoodie, I ordered a full roll of the 0.0012” wire, 100 mesh copper screen. The new pants and hoodie will use two copper screen layers, kevlar thread quilting, top and bottom silk 66# layers, fabric reinforcing for crotch, knee, and elbow stress zones. Yes, a space suit. Later I might add copper screen shielding mittens. Buying a full roll brings down the copper screen square foot cost to $7.00. ​
 +
 +//Mike, November 2018//</​blockquote>​
  
  
  
-===== Other ===== 
  
-  * **fasting** – Fasting is not part of the MP. It is unknown whether it provides harm or benefit to a person on the treatment. 
-  * **food avoidance diets** – Some patients have reported sensitivities to certain foods. Avoiding foods containing, for example, lactose or gluten may offer a decrease in symptom severity. Patients who feel this may be relevant to them should consult with a nutritionist. 
-  * **salt avoidance** – not recommended given that the body seems to naturally regulate sodium levels independently. Salt is also critical for kidney health. Sodium is used by the kidneys to excrete potassium. (({{pubmed>​long:​19833911}})) (for more see the //Times// article [[http://​www.nytimes.com/​2012/​06/​03/​opinion/​sunday/​we-only-think-we-know-the-truth-about-salt.html|Salt,​ we misjudged you]] 
  
  
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-===== see also ===== 
- 
-[[home:​publications:​goetze_asia2011|Psychiatric and neurologic comorbidities as systemic dysfunctions]] 
  
  
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