autoimmune disease

  1. ChetnikPeater

    Ocular/Orbital Myositis, Repetitive over many years

    Hello everyone, Ever since 5 years ago, I have consistently yearly been suffering from ocular/orbital myositis in one of my 2 eyes. Myositis means muscle inflammation that can prevent voluntary movement. For me it means that it hurts to move my eye in a specific direction (and I even get...
  2. Gûs80

    Could aromatase inhibitors be useful in autoimmune diseases?

    Dr Ray Peat mentions in some articles that the cause of autoimmune diseases is high estrogen. Considering this, has anyone seen benefits from using a pharmaceutical aromatase inhibitor? I have a positive ANA marker for Lupus/Sjogren's, and even though it's low, I have several of the symptoms of...
  3. Lejeboca

    Ray Peat Interview December 20 2021 - One Radio Network

    Dr. Peat will write his newsletter quarterly starting next year.
  4. J

    Reversing Autoimmunity From a Bioenergetic Perspective

    @CLASH and I recently finished our 4-episodes series on autoimmunity where we discussed the problems with many popular approaches to autoimmunity and what can be done instead to reverse the autoimmune state. In the first episode of the series we discussed the problems with the conventional and...
  5. Tristan Loscha

    Anti-Peat High-Salt Augments Aldosterone Toxicity Despite Lowered Plasma-Readings

    High-Salt Augments Aldosterone Toxicity Despite Lowered Plasma-Readings. Blood-LVL-Aldosterone gets lowered by sodium,but apparently sensitivity rises,augmenting damage.Sodium is truly almost a micronutrient,with intakes as low as 500mg-1500mg,in indigenous tribes,lower than magnesium,lower...
  6. P

    Antiinflammatory Action Of Oral Baking Soda

    Oral NaHCO3 Activates a Splenic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway: Evidence That Cholinergic Signals Are Transmitted via Mesothelial Cells
  7. haidut

    A Common Probiotic Strain (lactobacillus) May Cause Lupus

    In one of his articles, Ray briefly mentioned the possible role of lactobacillus strains in the pathology of Lupus. Food-junk and some mystery ailments: Fatigue, Alzheimer's, Colitis, Immunodeficiency. Carrageenan "...The variations in the post-influenza syndromes are very likely influenced by...
  8. Pointless

    Autoimmunity And "protein Folding"

    Rheumatoid Rescue of Misfolded Cellular Proteins by MHC Class II Molecules: A New Hypothesis for Autoimmune Diseases. - PubMed - NCBI Endoplasmic reticulum stress in autoimmune diseases: Can altered protein quality control and/or unfolded protein response contribute to autoimmunity?... - PubMed...
  9. haidut

    Simple Intestinal Antiseptic As A Cure For Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    The role of endotoxin in RA and other "autoimmune" conditions has been discussed by Ray many times in his articles and interviews. Apparently, the connection was firmly established as causative back in the early 20th century and complete cures were often readily obtained using a simple phenolic...
  10. bodacious

    Reversing Bacteria-induced Vitamin D Receptor Dysfunction Is Key To Autoimmune Disease

    Thread title is the title of this paper, not mine :p Link here: Reversing bacteria-induced vitamin D receptor dysfunction is key to autoimmune disease. - PubMed - NCBI It's an interesting paper. I wonder what the rest of the forum thinks of this model, and if there's another way to...
  11. P

    Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors Pentoxifylline And Rolipram Suppress Macrophage Activation & Nitric Oxi

    The phosphodiesterase inhibitors pentoxifylline and rolipram suppress macrophage activation and nitric oxide production in vitro and in vivo. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract We studied the effects of the phosphodiesterase inhibitors pentoxifylline (PTX) and rolipram (ROL) on nitric oxide (NO)...
  12. haidut

    The JCV uses a serotonin receptor to infect cells

    The JCV is the potantial cause of the dreaded PML condition, which may effect people with "autoimmune" conditions (MS, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis) receiving immune-suppresive therapy. It looks like the JCV requires the 5-HT2 receptor for successful cell infection and 5-HT2 antagonists may block...
  13. loess

    Politics & Science: Autoimmune Diseases And Movement Disorders (2012)

    Raymond Peat, Ph.D. AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES AND MOVEMENT DISORDERS Politics & Science with John Barkhausen JB - John Barkhausen RP - Ray Peat JB: Today we're going to talk about some autoimmune diseases and some movement disorder dysfunctions. I’m intrigued by them, not only because I have...
  14. J

    Hashimoto's (Autoimmune Diseases) And Peat Protocol

    I could use some help. I have Hashimoto's which most of you know means I'm Hypothyroid and my immune system is attacking my thyroid (and likely other things). I've been paleo for a couple months (gluten free for months prior). I just stumbled across Ray Peat this past week. I read a bunch of...