Category Archives: Immunotherapy

The context of helminthic therapy and the environmental diseases it can be used to ameliorate

I want to emphasise that I believe what we are doing exists in a much broader, well-established context. The diseases we are trying to work with are all environmental in origin. The hygiene hypothesis essentially says that because we have … Continue reading

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Hiatus from Posting for a while

Hi, sorry, but we are in the middle of some big activities, including moving. While that is going on I and my advisory board have decided AIT should stop press contacts and of course blog posts. Once we have our … Continue reading

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Part III: Childhood experiences that made me receptive to the hygiene hypothesis as an adult

After two thoroughly miserable, highly-allergic years in that bastion of open-minded, secular humanism, Texas, we moved to California. The original plan was to move to Oregon, but our car had other plans, and to my great good fortune, broke down … Continue reading

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Part II: Childhood and a start to explaining why it made me receptive to the Hygiene Hypothesis later in life

I, like many I suspect, who have read the basics of my story, have long wondered why I, alone amongst all those people who wrote or read the same research I read actually acted on it. Part of writing this … Continue reading

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The Story of Autoimmune Therapies Since November, 2009. Part 1

I have read a lot of quite strong worded, and very definite, comments about me or Autoimmune Therapies, often by people who have never met me. I have to admit that I avoid public forums on the subject of helminthic … Continue reading

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Negative test results for AIT reservoir for Strongyloides and Infectious Diseases

Updated December, 2011 I am the primary reservoir for production of doses of hookworm and whipworm for AIT’s version of helminthic therapy, and there has been fairly constant unfounded speculation as to my current status re infection with Hepatitis, HIV, … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis and helminthic therapy

Every one of our Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis clients who has maintained a therapeutic population of hookworm has reported achieving near or complete remission in six to nine months. Every. Single. One. I recently spoke with the gentleman who sent … Continue reading

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Update on “A” and her progress

More good news on the progress of “A”. For those of you who have not read “A’s” story, about how her severe Crohn’s has responded to helminthic therapy, you can read two earlier accounts of her progress since starting helminthic … Continue reading

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Why McMaster ova counts are largely worthless for detecting changes in helminth population

The Argument Against Egg Counts as an Indicator of Helminth Number Parasitology texts note that per day female hookworm and whipworm ova production varies from 2,000 to 20,000 total. For this reason alone any estimate based on an ova count … Continue reading

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Follow up to “What I would do if I was still sick” post

This is only my opinion: The following advice about caffeine has nothing to do with the helminths, it is related to my post here: “If I was really sick still this is what I would do” Which is just general … Continue reading

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