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Next few ones... not so great news. Interesting from a scientific perspective, not exactly uplifting.

I wish everyone a great rest of the week.

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as you know I am a fan of metformin. Form 'goats rue' or galega officinalis used since the 13th century.

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May 15Liked by Moriarty

Great information. I'm looking foward to your thoughts about olive leaf extract. I've had it in my "shopping cart" for a number of reasons including an article from Tom Levy that suggests that it may help restore vitamin C synthesis. He discusses a few small experiments w/o links, but there's one link to a study that found an increase of vitamin C levels via supplementing hydroxytyrosol, another component of OLE that isn't often considered.

The Restoration of Vitamin C Synthesis in Humans

https://www.tomlevymd.com/articles/omns20220511/The-Restoration-of-Vitamin-C-Synthesis-in-Humans#Ref84

Hydroxytyrosol supplementation increases vitamin C levels in vivo. A human volunteer trial

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5219601/

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Olive Leaf is a pretty strong “endothelial” supplement, also acts directly on TLR4,anda few other mechanisms. It is entirely because of the endothelial aspect, which both SARS omicron degrades,and weirdly avian flu.

Humans are known to be the animals with the worse vitamin C synthesis too, I rather just supplement both, which I do.

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20% extract.... what about fresh leaves made into a tea?

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If you want to use fresh leaves, better to crush them and make extract (in alcohol) which makes it even more potent. The tea will be somewhat mild, I never looked much into the tea aspect, it will be beneficial of course.

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Food science here I come... lol ... apparently distilling the oils can be more potent than pressing for some plants...and alcohol can extract different stuff than glycerine...

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May 15·edited May 15

May I also add that OLE among other endless benefits increases the testosterone and libido in men. I have been taking olive leaf for years but 2 weeks ago gave it twice a day to my husband and that effect is quite obvious :) I have graduated from taking the OLE to just using olive leaf in two forms: grounded in a capsule and grounded in alcohol (extract). I use it in a tea form as well but it's quite bitter.

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May 16Liked by Moriarty

Professor - Butyrate and ketone bodies (BHA the biggin) highly underrated. People forget the littlest things.

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Metformin is not an innocent drug. It almost killed me. 1 in 100 people have severe reactions to it. 45 % have light reactions.

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This is why Berberine is there, there will always be outliers that have rare, but severe reactions to something, some of my readers are allergic to NAC, one to Natto, but in this case,Metformin and Berberine work wonders.

So far, after 4 years Metformin is still the only “drug”that hits precisely every single pathway I have covered. Or ketones also incredibly helpful but a lot trickier to “get it right” given it is not a pharmaceutical drug. Metformin can be a good tool for vaccine injuried and long covid.

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allergic to berberine too.

in some occasions I guess you have to choose between 2 evils. Or in case of elections, 3 LOL

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You can use some of the other supplements,if you are “targeting” something specific I can help you find alternatives. There is always another way. Except for politics. I don’t think there is a “political”solution, which is a fairly unpopular opinion lol

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thank you. Right now I take milk thistle with very good result

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Thank you so much for sharing your info! 🙏Excellent comments by your erudite readers as well.

I have been ordering extracts from Mountain Rose Herbs in Oregon. Highly recommended.

And no, I don’t work there. 😁

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They have a solid reputation. Recommended source in my natural medicine recipe book. I also order extracts from Crete where they use ancient plants far from air pollution, if you are interested, I'll post url.

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Indeed, I would appreciate that link Jana. Are shipping costs to the US prohibitive? Thank you for your reply and the link offer! 🙏💖

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Here it is. Amazing people. They have been refining their craft. Enjoy.

https://www.wildherbsofcrete.com/

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Thank you Jana! Very kind of you to share. 🙏💖

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For reasons I will leave unsaid we have access to metaformin easily and yet I’ve hesitated to use it on my teen kids as I’m afraid of a dosage that might cause a negative reaction somehow. Using it for a non diabetes issue scares me. The last thing I want is a reaction that I’d have to explain to a doctor by saying “I have my kid metaformin” and he asks “why?” And then I have to explain myself. Ugh.

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Cut the pill in very small pieces, 4, 6, 8 pieces, start really small, see if there is any reaction. No reason to chug down 1500 mg at once.

This way, you can avoid any severe reaction even if there is one.

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25 grams of BHB q12h is quite a bolus. What is reasonable maintenance dosing, 3gm/day?

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If you are on a ketogenic diet, 3 grams a day is the normal dosage, the higher your carbohydrate intake within the “low carb” values more you need it. Therapeutic levels are indeed high.

Reserve 15 grams and above when sick, but no need to mass dose if you are “stacking” other supplements in my opinion.

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I'm seeing different types of BHB on Amazon. Potassium BHB, magnesium BHB, etc. I assume they're all just different combos.... should I be able to find on that's BHB alone? Powder or pills are fine?

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Powder is much cheaper, there are sachets too. Magnesium is the one most people use.

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May 22Liked by Moriarty

Perfect thanks! Stocking up and adding to the cabinet :)

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Really? Is that what kids are watching these days ?

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This is a niche book, and this short series is nochier.

The concepts though are... Significant for the future.

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Anti memetics and these foundational ideas about information integrity and such. One wont know if they lost memories snd information as the ? SCP ? Or something . Yeah its kind of cool. What is the name of the book , maybe ill see if they have it on audible. It seems like one of those scifi tat kind of reveal some of how power seeks to manipulate and facilitate.

Not sure how one needs to make space to survive these days really. I cant see how sucking up to power and playing along offers any security. Certainly it feels to me like one needs to really consider how one is valuable to those in power. Cause it seems that redundancy is the surest way of being eliminated. For now i personally feel that living such a strange life and being so innovative i am both a “person of interest” and also a known threat . But also there is this potential to advance some kind of social imperative. But that my be simply what is was before the last few years. For my kids i think of what i can do to help them stay out of the cities. Industrial agricultural technician seems the best way. Or mining. Either way it seems the future is restrictive.

Been exploring brutality and its role in history and as a base factor in social interactions. The west really has a certain social approach that indoctrinates at a very early age to no go there. Yet it seems the freedoms many have today only exist because of snd through brutality of some kind. Morning thoughts

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To understand the concept of anti-memetics you should definitely read on Memetics. Perhaps start with the father of (the modern interpretation) of memes, Dawkins (The Selfish Gene), or another great book The Meme Machine, this one I think there is a easily accessible audiobook.

The name of the book of the short series is the same as the short "There is no Anti-memetics Division" =).

Sucking up to power has an allure to people with little power, and any person who has narcisistic traits and has a conscious or subconscious pleasure from "influence".

On brutality, it is one of the reasons governments around the world want to wipe that part of history from the books, if the average Joe woke up to the fact that he holds the power, and in regards to governments "might makes it right" and we could as easily turn everything around, politicians would be in big trouble.

Aggression is one of the natural states of the human existence, our brief peaceful moment, the last few decades, are the outlying moment in history.

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Thoughts on the nanotechnology in blood? Ana Mihaela latest Article looks at the spider website forming amyloid "clots"

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I believe whatever Ana Michaela is presenting and interpreting is a pseudoscience. Not that nanotech does not exist or it is not in the people. It is just that she has no background or experience to understand or interpret it correctly. Doing bunch of chelation IVs brings her good income for sure but I'm not sure how much use her patients are getting from them especially long-term benefits. GeoffPainPhD speaks against EDTA chelation IVs and I know Ana is pushing them hard. Folks need to be careful, alternative practitioners can hurt people just as badly as their mainstream counterparts.

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With the greatest of respect, I have read Agent 13 stuff on vitamins, IVM, Meth Blue etc etc being poison so am not looking at Ana this way. La Quinta, Karl C, Matt JAOB, David Nixon et al have shown images and videos showing nano and roulade. WBAN is also a thing. There are patents. It is not pseudoscience identifying what is in our blood. If you believe the "treatments" are quackery, fine. What are we seeing then in your opinion?

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May 15·edited May 15

As I said nanotech exists and very well can be in people, but Ana is a lay person with very little knowledge in that area. She does not understand the biology and chemistry to interpret what she is seeing. I read some of her articles and listened to some of her videos and I can tell you that her understanding is at a lay persons level. I do not want to put lay people down as I'm a lay person outside of my area of specialty as well. It is just that she is claiming a lot of things w/o understanding what she is claiming. It will require interdisiplinary approach i.e. cell biology, chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biophysics etc and very specialized instruments to identify and understand what they are. They are synthetic Biologicals that the body does not know how to break down and remove or can break down them down but very slowly. Or it is not compatible with life and body tries to shield it by coating them with protective substances. For example do we know how microplastics and all synthetic dyes and chemicals look in the blood? It is also possible that body will tolerate certain "lifeforms" bacteria, fungus etc in the blood that can clean or process this synthetic material. It's very complex. There are much better methods to remove heavy metals etc from the body no need to resort to a chelation EDTA IVs. Vitamin C IV is fine if someone really needs it. Last but not least her chelation therapy will not be able to remove such advanced nanotech or synthetic structures. My approach is very simple that I use for me and family- if they are trying to build some synthetic networks in the body they are introducing components via food chain, air, water etc. By not consuming those components and removing the components that we consumed w/o our knowledge we can disrupt those networks. Do not consume processed food, anything with artificial dyes, consume healthy food and herbs daily that remove heavy metals, fungus, bad bacteria, parasites etc.

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Oh i am sharing a thought snd alternative hypothesis for climate change , weather change. Sure co2 is a factor, but what i believe is the greatest impact to weather change is water saturation rate of land masses. That industrial scale water diversion and the elimination of ecological forms of water retention have expedited water to tributaries snd to the seas causing less evaporative capacity and subsequently cloud and rain patterns to be significantly altered. The water cycle has bern the greatest impact, not co2. Farms all over the world have been tiling the fields to control excess water , and all excess water expedited away from valued assets. At some point it reaches a critical threshold to impact weather. And i think that is what we have been all observing

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I am reading benjamin bikman's book on insulin resistance and its follies on human health... do you think one can use orale ketones as a measure to help fight against many inflammations, not just sarscov2 serial killings, since it makes the insulin more sensitive and not letting the insulin resistance kreeps in constantly with havoc on health in general. Since insulin does so many things, apart from being a growth hormone and dance partner in many hormonal functions. .

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I have recommended exogenous ketone (oral ketones as you said) since 2020 to both mitigate SARS-CoV-2 and as a "treatment" to many metabolic diseases.

Insulin is great only if controlled, not abundant.

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Thank you for the nice article! Wondering what your opinion is on the sequence of the COVID infection and vaccination. I know Wuhan was a bad strain. But let's say Omicron/Delta then vaccination vs Vaccination then Omicron/Delta, which one is worst?

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It is up to each individual, there are people who got vaccinated, infected, had no problems, people who got infected, vaccinated, no problems, but the opposite occurs.

I would say, you shouldn't get vaccinated, there is no need, unless you are in a risk group.

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Thanks for your reply. From the immunological perspective as per Geert people who got COVID before vaccination were able to train their innate immune system whereas people who got vaccinated first trained their adoptive immune system. He says people who got COVID before vaccination are much better off than vice versa. I think what Geert says applies to people who had 2 or more shots before they got COVID and I understand that in that case immune printing comes into the picture. Just wanted to know your take on it.

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Immune imprinting is slowly "chipped" away by breakthrough infection and vaccination induces a different but somewhat broad immune response after the breakthrough infection. Natural infection still gives you a vastly superior immune response and somewhat immune memory, and gives you mucosal immunity. That is why they do so many studies on vaccine+breakthrough infection.

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Thanks for the information. Preferentially take away from food intake? Morning or evening dosing? Sorry, I am a pharmacist so I like all of the minor but potentially important details.

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Away from food, coffee is fine (without sugar, or any sweetneer), morning preferably.

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