Post-Covid Syndrome Part 2 of 2

Post-Covid Syndrome Part 2 of 2Organizations and governments have been slow to recognize this “long Covid”, so support groups have formed on Facebook and other platforms.  The Body Politic group’s own researchers did a survey of 640 long-haulers that catalogued the full range of symptoms and explored the problems with stigma and testing. Most long-haulers …

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Post-Covid Syndrome Part 1 of 2

Post-Covid Syndrome Part 1 of 2 Tens of thousands of people, collectively known as “long-haulers”, have been suffering for months with unrelenting and unpredictable symptoms long after having Covid-19.  Hand tremors, fevers, night sweats, gastrointestinal problems, severe morning nausea, extreme fatigue, bulging veins, excessive bruising, erratic heartbeat, short-term memory loss, gynecological problems, sensitivity to light …

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Reducing Breast Cancer Risk Part 2 of 2

Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer Part 2 of 2 Other Protective Strategies: Avoid Alcohol:  Alcohol is a group 1 carcinogen.  If you must drink, take B-vitamins including folate or folic acid and vitamin B6.  Use the methylcobalamin form of B12 and methyltetrahydrofolate and pyridoxal-5 phosphate. Breastfeeding:  Benefits your breasts and the longer the better …

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Vitamin C Treatment of Viruses Part II of II

Vitamin C Treatment of Viruses Part II of II In the prevention and treatment of either relatively harmless viral infections or severe critical pneumonia from flu and flu-like infections, we need both the anti-viral and antioxidant effects of vitamin C.  Some current pandemic patients who have improved on high-dose vitamin C have not healed quickly, …

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Vitamin C Treatment of Viruses Part I of II

Vitamin C Treatment of Viruses Part I of II The existing data from many decades of studies show that oral Vitamin C is effective at both high and low doses in preventing viral and bacterial infections.   Because the level of vitamin C in the body varies according to the level of oxidative stress, the amount …

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Tuberculosis Vaccine Being Tested for Effectiveness Against Covid-19

Tuberculosis Vaccine Being Tested for Effectiveness Against Covid-19 In late September, Canadian researchers launched a clinical trial of the BCG vaccine, which was originally developed to prevent tuberculosis.  The Canadian trial is one of several around the world that is looking at the potential for BCG to reduce Covid-19 infections.  The recombinant version being used …

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At-Home STD Testing

At-Home STD Testing According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 20 million new sexually transmitted disease (STD) infections occur annually in the United States.  Since many STDs are undetectable in their early stages, those who are infected can unknowingly transmit the infection, while also risking their own health.  Most …

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