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    blood marrow tranfusion

    Well my doctor does not know what to do with me . He has done everything to make my plalets go up and they won't. So his advise is a bone marrow transplant. but I don't know if it is too late.

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    There are several things you can do to help yourself.

    Platelets are the cells that help your blood clot. When they are low, you have what is often called thrombocytopenia. It may have been called ITP. ITP results in the formation of antibodies that destroy their blood platelets. Antibodies usually attack bacteria and viruses. In ITP the same antibodies attack the platelets. It is an autoimmune disease.

    The two things you can do are stop eating what ever could be causing or encouraging your body not to produce enough / or attack the cells and start eating what will help your body to produce them.

    In the book, The Autoimmune Epidemic, by Donna Jackson Nakazawa there is a suggestion for the cause of the epidemic of autoimmune disease. Her search for answers were based on her trying find answers for her own autoimmune disease.

    Donna suggest that environmental toxins are, in part, perpetuating the autoimmune epidemic.

    What to do?

    Vitamin C: One study found that supplementing with vitamin C increased platelet counts in those who were chronically low.
    I am not big on supplements when there are foods available that do the same thing. The most important factor, only eat the particular vitamin C food for 2 days then avoid it for 4 - 5 days. It is important to allow your body to deplete the nutrients of any food to get the full benefit of the food the next time you eat it. Just eat a different vitamin c food each day.

    The PDSA recommends vitamin D as well. The vitamin D3 version is the better choice. Sometimes even the sun does not provide enough, according to one study. You will need to have your levels drawn to see where you are. Since this is a recognized treatment, it should not be a problem to get the doc to order the test.

    Vitamin K: Found in broccoli, asparagus and the dreaded liver, the best source is raw broccoli. Again, one to 2 days on, then off for a few.

    Since the above are also cofactors of GSH or glutathione, then boosting your GSH will also help. You can do this two ways. Through diet and supplements.

    Supplements include bonded whey protein isolates. You can buy these from health food stores at 1/3 the cost of the MLM products available. They are just as good if not better. It has to be BioActive to work. Word of caution...it is very fragile and cannot be mixed in a blender. Taking it with a protein will also inhibit the benefits. Mix with tart cherry juice per the instructions for best results. It should not take more than 1 -2 table spoons of the juice, mix the powder till it becomes liquid then add a little water.

    There is also a supplement called NAC. To be sure, run it by your doc and test to see if it is working.

    A second way is a bit more involved. It sounds complicated to read but when you see it, it is, well, as easy as turning off your stove. This second way is to go on a 100% raw and preferable organic raw food diet. Just do this for one month. Unlike a vegetarian diet, this is more nutritious and flavorful. And there are a thousand things you can do as well, all that taste good. It would be best to watch some of the videos on the net as to how people do it first.

    Again, you will only have to do it for one month and get your blood work retested.

    This will help in a number of ways. It will eliminate all the MSG (possible cause) and several dozen other chemicals in foods.

    In July 2005, it was reported that an average of 148 different chemicals in our bodies. Chemicals that do not belong in our body. This report was not comprehensive. They just looked for and found the 148 chemicals. There are no-doubt more. So, at the least, you will give your body a rest for one month and provide you clues if this could help.

    There is a third thing...Your blood type. If you are type O or are of the black race, you have an increased risk. Even though those with this blood type have lower von Willebrand factor, a study found that rather than decreasing the risk, it increases the risk.

    What this means....

    Avoid anything white in your diet. Even cauliflower. Avoid processed sugar, wheat, wheat gluten, corn and cabbage for the first month. If you eat meat, avoid bacon, ham, goose, and pork. Avoid milk, cheese and ice cream. If you do get milk, only get organic and never drink low fat. Studies have linked it with osteoporosis. It makes your body acidotic and the most natural buffer is calcium, robbed from your bones.

    Instead of ice cream, you can find a recipe on the web for raw food chocolate ice cream. You basically take 1/2 cup almonds, 1/2 cup cashews, 1 cup coco, four figs and the water they soaked overnight in enough water to cover them. Mix in blender till liquid. Then add 5 cups of ice. It is the most awesome cold chocolate thing you will ever eat and it only has about 300 calories.

    At the risk of giving too much info, this should get you some ideas of where to start to solve your problem. It has worked for my first patient. Have not had any more since so do not have a lot of experience to say what the potential outcomes would be.

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    Thank you so much for the vegetarian chocolate ice cream recipe.

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