#12: A Bioenergetic View of Autoimmunity

IdeaLabs, PatreoniTunes

01:16 - Danny’s introduction to autoimmune conditions
02:07 - Autoimmunity and cancer — two peas in a pod
02:58 - Jamie Cunliffe (link: http://www.morphostasis.org.uk)
03:12 - The mainstream view of autoimmunity
04:53 - “The exact cause of autoimmune disorders is unknown.”
05:40 - Basics of the immune system
07:19 - So-called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
09:25 - Higher ratio of women to men suffering autoimmunity
10:22 - Autoimmunity and immunodeficiency (i.e, HIV)
11:08 - Estrogen, cortisol, and the thymus gland
12:38 - Estrogen actives the adrenal system
13:54 - Immune system as a “clean up the mess” system
15:05 - Autoimmunity and liver disease
15:51 - Danny’s anecdote about compartmentalized thinking
16:43 - Problems with the mainstream therapy of autoimmunity
18:26 - Drugs that suppress the immune system are dangerous
19:53 - Danny doesn’t need a reference
20:28 - Drugs generally aren’t thoroughly tested
21:18 - X-rays as a treatment for acne
23:44 – Thoughts on the paleo autoimmune protocol
26:15 - The alternative’s love affair with pre- and probiotics
27:33 - A sterile intestine and autoimmunity
28:27 - Autoimmunity or tissue damage
29:22 - The calcium to phosphate ratio
29:47 - Aspirin for autoimmunity
31:13 - Niacinamide for autoimmunity
31:40 - NAD+/NADH in autoimmunity
33:50 - Structure and function in autoimmunity
34:23 - Hans Selye’s work on stress and energy
35:10 - Calcium, aspirin, niacinamide, methylene blue, tetracycline antibiotics
35:30 - Biotin for multiple sclerosis
37:23 - Pyruvate decarboxylase and biotin
38:27 - Some context with supplements/foods
41:32 - Sugar’s role in supporting immune function
42:52 - Total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and immunity
44:37 - High levels of cholesterol — low rate of metabolism?
47:24 - Testing for metabolic function
51:00 - Where can we find more of your work, Georgi?