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  1. Lore

    CO2 Exacerbates Oxygen Toxicity

    Can someone translate this to Layman's language for me, please? EMBO Rep. 2011 Apr;12(4):321-6. doi: 10.1038/embor.2011.7. Epub 2011 Feb 25. CO2 exacerbates oxygen toxicity. Ezraty B1, Chabalier M, Ducret A, Maisonneuve E, Dukan S. Author information Abstract Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are...
  2. haidut

    Protein Quality, Not Genes, Determine Male Height

    I posted a study on the height of Dutch men - a well studied phenomenon officially explained by genes, but recently recast as one possibly due to diet. Dutch People Gained 20cm Of Height In Just 150 Years Now this new study adds more evidence to the diet hypothesis as it found a population in...
  3. haidut

    Ammonia May Be The Direct Cause Of Ulcers In The Stomach

    The official cause of stomach ulcers is of course still H. pylori infection but up until now the exact mechanism through which the bacteria damages the mucosa was not known. It seems that the bacteria is really good at breaking down urea into ammonia and CO2 and it is the ammonia which does the...
  4. haidut

    Carbonic Anhydrase Is A Key Driver Of Aging; Inhibiting It Is Beneficial

    In support of Ray's views of CO2 as one of the main factors in mitochondrial biogenesis and health, and as such in a host of health conditions, this study found that carbonic anhydrase levels are higher and the enzyme itself is more active in both aging and degenerative conditions. Inhibiting...
  5. haidut

    Majority Of Cancer Patients Have Vitamin B1 (thiamine) Deficiency

    This is a great study since it directly highlights the metabolic connection between excess lactic acid and cancer. Thiamine deficiency results in lactic acid buildup, and all cancer patients have excess lactic acid due to the Warburg effect. foodconsumer.org - Cancer patients may need thiamine...
  6. M

    Why Is High Altitude Negative For Emphysema?

    Dear all, yesterday I stumbled across the following Peat quote (from the E-mail advice depository): My question or concern is specifically about emphysema. Increasing the body's CO2 retention capabilities should help this condition and, in agreement, Buteyko practitioners claim that Buteyko...
  7. P

    Hypoxia As A Therapy For Mitochondrial Disease

    Hypoxia as a therapy for mitochondrial disease. - PubMed - NCBI Defects in the mitochondrial respiratory chain (RC) underlie a spectrum of human conditions, ranging from devastating inborn errors of metabolism to aging. We performed a genome-wide Cas9-mediated screen to identify factors that...
  8. D

    CO2 Decreases Mast Cell Sensitivity

    Treatment of mast cells with carbon dioxide suppresses degranulation via a novel mechanism involving repression of increased intracellular calcium levels. Results from this study provide the first evidence of a unique regulatory mechanism by which CO₂ inhibits mast cell degranulation and...
  9. haidut

    Ants Do Not Age Due To Living In Environment With High Co2

    Ray has written about this theory that the naked mole rat is a remarkably resilient creature that never gets cancer due to living in environment of very high levels of CO2. Coincindentally (or not), the naked mole rat is the only rodent that lives in colonies just like ants do. Anyways, this...
  10. B

    safely using supplemental CO2

    There's been some discussion in the past on using a CO2 tank for breathing CO2, but it seems to be pretty scattered over the forum, and I'm left wondering how to do things properly. I remember reading posts by visionofstrength, and it seems they may have been banned at some point, but they were...
  11. Giraffe

    Buteyko Breathing - Bud Weiss, 2008-09-15

    Link to audio: Buteyko Breathing - Bud Weiss, 2008-09-15. BW: Bud Weiss RP: Ray Peat (transcribed by Giraffe) BW: Ray, could you just introduce yourself a bit, please? RP: Okay. I had been a student of several other subjects such as linguistics when I began studying biology in 1968, and I...
  12. P

    Carbon Dioxide Therapy In The Treatment Of Cellulite: An Audit Of Clinical Practice

    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2847160/ Abstract Background The clinical practice of using carbon dioxide therapy for localized adiposities was audited over a 4-year period. Methods Patients receiving physical, dietary, or drug concurrent therapy were excluded from the audit. Original...
  13. P

    The Effect Of Magnesium Sulfate On Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity, Cardiovascular Variables, And Arter

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10213436 Abstract Although there are data demonstrating reversal of cerebral vasospasm with magnesium sulfate, there is little information on the effects of magnesium on the normal intact cerebral vasculature. This study investigated the actions of magnesium...
  14. M

    It's Rainmaking Time - Energy Protective Materials (June 14)

    It’s Rainmaking Time -­ Energy-­Protective Materials (June 2014) KG: Kim Greenhouse RP: Ray Peat PhD Transcribed by moss Verified by Sheila http://itsrainmakingtime.com/_radioshows/140602Peat.mp3 Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to It’s Rainmaking Time. This is Kim Greenhouse and it’s an...
  15. haidut

    Biotin Reduces Ammonia Levels In Brain And Blood

    Rat study, but should be applicable to humans as well. Human equivalent dosage is about 20mg of biotin per day, which may seem very high to some. However, it has been shown to be safe in humans for up to a year administration and incidentally this is the dose used in humans to lower cholesterol...
  16. B

    Will Aluminum CO2 tanks leech aluminum?

    I'm looking at CO2 tanks for carbonating juice and having trouble deciding since I'm not sure if they can leech metal. Would aluminum CO2 tanks leech aluminum when CO2 is held in them?
  17. haidut

    As Altitude Rises, Lung Cancer Rates Fall

    The scientists are finally wising up to the fact that it is the CO2/oxygen causing these effects. I only wish they did a study on all types of cancer and not only lung cancer, but I suspect that the results will be the same. http://www.webmd.com/lung-cancer/news/2 ... em-to-fall "...Americans...
  18. S

    Altitude Living

    I'm putting together a blog article about the benefits of altitude. Anybody want to share what you know? Details, details...