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Polymyositis

Overview

A persistent inflammatory muscle disease that causes weakness of the skeletal muscles, which control movement, polymyositis (pronounced pol-e-mi-si-tis) is classified as a chronic inflammatory myopathy. It is one of only three such diseases and can occur at any age, but mostly affects adults in their 30s, 40s or 50s. Signs and symptoms of the illness usually develop gradually, over weeks or months, and remissions (periods during which symptoms disappear spontaneously) are rare in polymyositis.

A disease which affects the whole body, muscle weakness and tenderness can be signs of polymyositis and a rash is a sign of a similar condition, dermatomyositis.

Common symptoms of polymyositis include the following:

  • Muscle/joint pain
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Muscle weakness in the shoulders and hips, which can make it difficult to raise arms over the head, or climb stairs
  • Shortness of breath and problems with the voice (as a result of weak throat muscles)
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite/weight loss
  • Morning stiffness

While the exact cause of polymyositis is unknown, the disease shares many characteristics with autoimmune disorders, in which your immune system attacks normal body components. Normally, your immune system works to protect your healthy cells from attacks by foreign substances, such as bacteria and viruses. However, if you suffer from polymyositis, an unknown cause may act as a trigger for your immune system to begin producing autoimmune antibodies (autoantibodies) that attack your body’s own tissues. Many people with polymyositis show a detectable level of autoantibodies in their blood, which is believed to be a resulting factor of the illness.

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An anti-inflammatory diet is believed to be beneficial, say some health practitioners, and according to Phyllis A.Blanch, a certified nutritional consultant and author of ‘Prescription for Nutritional Healing’, an anti-inflammatory diet includes eliminating certain foods from your diet, such as soft drinks, white flour products, sugar, junk foods, and foods rich in omega-6 fatty acids.

Instead, patients should enjoy a diet which includes blueberries, spinach, strawberries, herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines, papaya and pineapple, it is thought.

Spinach is also believed to be a useful food in treating the illness as it’s a great source of flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties.

It is important to not add further toxicity to your system so try to adhere to the following:

  • Do not consume any artificial sweeteners, such as Splenda, NutraSweet or Aspartame
  • Do not consume high fructose corn syrup or mono-sodium glutamate.
  • Do not drink any carbonated beverages.
  • Avoid all fast food restaurants.
  • Avoid all canned food.
  • Eliminate conventional dairy products.  The best dairy products are raw, unpasteurised and homogenised dairy from grass fed cows.  If this is unavailable, then buy organic dairy.
  • Avoid conventional beef.  The best beef is organic grass fed beef.

www.grasslandbeef.com  The second best is organic meat; this includes beef, veal, lamb, chicken and turkey.

Supplements:

If you’re suffering from polymyositis, your health practitioner may recommend bone protecting supplements like vitamin D and calcium.

  • Take Vitamin D3 50,000-100,000 International Units a day for periods of 4 weeks at a time.
  • Wholefood supplements are the best way of ensuring your nutritional needs are met.  The best we know on the market is Kevin Trudeau’s “KT Daily” product.  You can find more details here.
  • Take an Omega 3 supplement:

Krill oil

Fish oil

Cod liver oil

Vegetarian

Prescription and non-prescription medication:

What non-prescription and prescription drugs are you taking?  Your non-prescription and prescription are partially the reason that you have this   illness or disease – you need to get off these medications but do so only under the guidance of a licensed health care practitioner.

We know that when the body is out of balance, energy doesn’t flow, leading blockages and eventually disease. Here are some things you can do to combat stress and restore balance:

  • Go to a Dr Morter BEST (Bio-Energetic Synchronisation Technique) Practitioner.
  • Sign up for Energetic Re-Balancing: 2 practitioners to consider are:

Stephen Lewis, founder of the Aim Program. Find out more by clicking here.

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  • Reiki healing is very powerful in releasing stress and emotional baggage.  Find a practitioner here.
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) has had remarkable results in dissolving stress.  Find a local practitioner here or go to www.thetappingsolution.com or www.tftrx.com
  • Try Hypnotherapy to relax the mind.  Find a practitioner here.
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Articles

Traditional Chinese Medicine  – Ancient Healing www.naturalcures.com/healthblog/traditional_chinese_ancient_healing.php

The best way to cleansing and purification of the body  www.naturalcures.com/healthblog/54_the_best_way_to_cleansing_and_purification_of_the_body_110512.php

Mother Nature’s Natural Germ Fighters naturalhealthdossier.com/2012/03/mother-natures-natural-germ-fighters

Immune health NC_Newsletter_07-11.pdf

Squeaky Clean (Colonic Irrigation) https://www.naturalcures.com/healthblog/squeaky_clean.php

Colloidal Silver NC_Newsletter_09-08.pdf

Heal Your Body and Raise Your Consciousness – Qigong NC_Newsletter_12-08.pdf

Health Care that Won’t Cost You a Single Penny – EFT NC_Newsletter_12-06.pdf

Become Master of Your Mind – taking charge of your reaction to stress NC_Newsletter_12-10.pdf

Jump for Joy – Rebounding is a great stress busting workout NC_Newsletter_12-10.pdf

Hypnotherapy for stress management – why it is so effective www.naturalcures.com/healthblog/hypnotherapy_for_stress.php

Video

Foods that help heal polymyositis www.youtube.com/watch?v=AViyqt2FrK4

Strengthen your immune system with this home remedy www.homeveda.com/other-conditions/natural-ayurvedic-home-remedies-for-weak-immune-system.html

Healing the body meditation /www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFh-Km4AXeE&feature=related

EFT for treating disease www.garythink.com/eft/physicial.html

Further Information (links and books)

Best essential oils for pain www.experience-essential-oils.com/essential-oils-for-pain.html

Homeopathy for polymyositis www.thejasminfoundation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154%3Apolymyositis&catid=31&Itemid=58

Natural therapy for polymyositis www.livestrong.com/article/539795-natural-therapy-for-polymyositis

Diet for polymyositis sufferers www.livestrong.com/article/493104-polymyositis-diet

Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics by John McKenna

by Bernie S Siegel

The Healing Power of Nature Foods: 50 Revitalizing Superfoods & Lifestyle Choices To Promote Vibrant Health by Susan Smith Jones

Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food … A-To-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies) by Phyllis Balch

Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art by Kathi Keville and Mindi Green

Detox and revitalize by Susana L. Belen

Colloidal Silver: The Natural Antibiotic Alternative by Zane Baranowski

The Secret Language of Your Body by Inna Segal

The Healing Herbs: The Ultimate Guide to the Curative Power of Nature’s Medicines by Michael Castleman and Prevention Magazine

Links:

Whole food supplement, Pure Synergy

www.thesynergycompany.com (800) 723-0277

E3 Live, Green Superfoods

www.awakenedshoppe.com

Omega-3s, Cod Liver oil

www.drrons.com (877) 472-8701

St. John’s Wort

www.sourcenaturals.com

Sunlight Therapy, Solar Healing

www.solarhealing.com

EMF Chaos Elimination, Q-Link

www.toolsforwellness.com (800) 456-9887

Living Freedom, Emotional Release Work

www.totalintegrationinstitute.com (520) 615-9811

Callahan Technique, Thought Field Therapy

www.tftrx.com (760) 564-1008

Dianetics, Dianetics Technology

www.dianetics.com (800) 367-8788

Neuro Emotional Technique

www.netmindbody.com (800) 888-4638

Bowen, Find Practitioner

www.bowendirectory.com

Rebounder, Evolution Health

www.evolutionhealth.com (888) 896-7790

Andrea Butje | Aromahead andrea@aromahead.com – aromatherapy

Carrie Vitt deliciouslyorganic@yahoo.com – organic food recipes.

David Spector-NSR/USA david024@nsrusa.org – meditation, stress

Judith Hoad judithhoad@gmail.com – herbalist.

Kath May kathrynmay@talktalk.net – reiki, tai chi.

Lillian Bridges lillian@lotusinstitute.com – Chinese medicine, living naturally.

Monika monika@healingmuse.com – aromatherapy.

Rakesh  GAC@AyurvedicLifeStyles.com – Ayurvedic Practitioner.

Joanne Callaghan – joanne@tftrx.com   www.RogerCallahan.com Thought Field Therapy (TF) releasing unresolved emotions, stress and illness.

Trusted products

KT Daily Supplements

Aromatherapy oils

Rebound Air – mini trampoline

Clean well – Natural Cleaning Products

EMF necklace – blocker and stress reducing pendant

Neutralize electromagnetic chaos

Dr Callaghan Techniques

Supplements

Water filter

Candida plan

Herbal and homeopathic remedies