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Ubiquitous micro-organisms and their relationship to our health

Before we go too deeply into this subject, an important point to remember is that the path to robust health and the beautiful skin that comes with it may not always be easy, especially at first. But it is well worth the effort. If one avoids it, the pain will only get worse. Enough said.

This is a good time to point out that pain is a very important element of how we can feel the healthy resonances of our skin. The good news is that many of us already enjoy healthy enough skin to really be able to tell when there is something wrong. If you have dry skin or if you have an itch somewhere, realize this:

There is a reason, a fundamental cause of that condition. By treating the cause, not only will the symptoms be alleviated but the condition will ultimately clear up.

Soap obliterates bacteria but fungus can survive.

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Eliminate your dry skin forever. The imbalance that created it is most likely caused by the habitual use of soap. Keep in mind that soap does a good job of killing bacteria but it has very little effect on fungus, especially once the parasitic invasion has a foothold in the superficial layers of skin. So the imbalance is related to a lack of adequate bacterial population on the skin. The condition is merely the body’s reaction to the overgrowth of fungus that results.

To make matters worse many of the modern formulations we think of as soap actually contain very little soap but have very powerful antibacterial agents. This stuff virtually wipes out all bacteria but does basically nothing to the fungus. These micro-organisms are ubiquitous. They cannot be avoided. The natural result of eliminating bacteria on the skin is an overgrowth of fungus. If one is to use soap one must take care to eliminate fungus as well as bacteria through habitual daily hygiene. This is actually quite easy to do. It simply requires that antifungal elements be included.

In order to understand what we are up against in this modern society it is important to be acutely aware of the fundamental causes of many of the skin disorders that we suffer from every day. It is not pleasant to think about robust parasites that may have already got a foothold within our aura. Even the desirable ones are not pleasant to think about when one gets down to the nitty gritty. But consider this. If you do have unacceptable populations of any undesirable parasites in your body would you ignore them and hope they go away? Or would you rather take action against them and forevermore enjoy the improved state of health that accompanies such therapy?

If you chose the latter you are a wise soul. Parasitic microorganisms are ubiquitous and they have survived this long because they can hold their own. If they are holding on to you they are not likely to let go without a fight.

Although this is a gruesome topic let us not become overwhelmed but instead try to understand how imbalances are created in our modern society. As we begin to comprehend these imbalances, we can rather easily arm ourselves against them. Along with the many evils of society come amazing powers of good. It can be no other way.

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Many skin disorders are caused by a fungus.

This is the part the pharmaceutical companies don’t want you to know. We have all heard of viral infections. Some of them are really nasty. They are supposed to be caused by something that resembles our genetic substance and according to this author’s limited knowledge really don’t have much of an existence outside of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) of one so unfortunate as to be so infected.

If the cause of a particular skin disorder is viral in nature the following discussion does not apply. That is not to say that people suffering from viral infections will not benefit from the techniques discussed. It is likely that they will benefit because the techniques are targeted at optimum health in general. It is also possible that many of the infections commonly diagnosed as viral infections are in fact caused by parasitic micro-organisms. Unless you have proof it is wise to keep your options open. Nevertheless skin disorders caused by viral infections could be symptoms of advanced stages of disease that are totally outside the scope of the following discussion.

This document will consider the micro-organisms that we need to be concerned about if we want to enjoy optimum health. Having the proper balance of these microscopic creatures on and in our bodies is the key. The fact of the matter is that we have both good and bad types of organisms both in us and around us. We cannot avoid them. But we can take care to ensure their proper balance within our own aura.

It is critical to contrast the two different types of micro-organisms that we come into contact with every day. We know what they are but we really do not like to think about it. They are the bacteria and the fungi. These are the ones that are complete biological entities and are fundamentally parasitic in nature. The difference between a good parasite and a bad parasite is whether its presence is a state of symbiosis or disease.

It is actually not all that difficult to deal with bacteria in general, especially on our skin. Soap is extremely effective at basically eliminating them from our epidermis. Unfortunately fungi are more persistent. On the other hand soap is not all that effective at getting rid of fungus. That is why there are things like athlete’s foot. Think about it. The reason many people get it on their feet is because it thrives in the damp shower environment even in the presence of all that soap.

If you have ever had athlete’s foot it is possible, perhaps likely, that some of that fungus has persisted. If you treated it with powerful antifungal medicines it has probably moved to a new location in the nearby vicinity. Fungus is not much like bacteria. If bacteria were a bug, fungus would be a plant.

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In many ways fungi are not as simple as plants since they have electro-chemical properties that plants lack. Plants are basically immobile. Fungi are not. The fact that fungi don’t have very sophisticated means of locomotion doesn’t acutally limit the effectiveness. Also plant cells are truly part of a single organism, whereas fungal cells are in essence a colony. The parasitic colony functions in such a manner as to embed itself in the host. The more time it has to accomplish this, the more difficult it becomes to eradicate. As long as the colony is intact all of the cells are happy to participate in the metabolic processes that propagate its existence. But when the health of colony is threatened (e.g. by the introduction of antifungal agents) the countless cells will exploit any form of locomotion available to escape. These are the survival elements of the fungal existence. They are so effective that although they are implemented at the most basic electro-chemical level, the fungi persist in our world unabated.

When one attempts to treat the athlete’s foot fungus with a potent over the counter antifungal cream it is possible that the local infection will seem to clear up rather quickly. But unless the infection is extremely minor it is highly likely that some of the fungus might not have been eliminated. In fact it might have moved to take up residence in a nearby body part such as the top of the foot or the ankle.

Many people have been diagnosed with eczema. If you are one of these people ask yourself this question:

Were you diagnosed with eczema before or after you had athlete’s foot? It may be so long ago that you cannot remember. But this author would be willing to bet it was after.

Another example is varicose veins. Although it is quite normal for the contours of these veins to protrude from the skin, an unhealthy condition results when such contours become the seat of a persistent infection. In such cases the skin becomes red and irritated all along the veins’ contours. Most people do not get this condition until they are relatively old. The transparency of the skin does not change with age. In many cases these symptoms are caused by a perpetrating fungus.

The fact of the matter is that there are many skin disorders that can be caused by fungus. And they can be eradicated with a little bit of persistent effort.

Of course skin disorders can be caused by bacteria as well. Superficial ones are unlikely if you habitually use soap. Bacteria have a really tough time surviving in the presence of that wonderful substance. So external fungal infections are more likely since we habitually maintain an antibacterial vigil but have neglected to consider properly the antifungal component of our daily hygiene.

Without the good bacteria on our inside the bad bacteria and fungus take over. The same principle applies on the outside, but since we have been using soap there really are not too many bacteria good or bad. But there is fungus because the soap does not completely eliminate it. Soap cleans us up at the expense of creating an imbalance between the bacterial and fungal micro-organisms on our skin. This problem is exacerbated by “antibacterial soap” products that contain virtually no soap. They do however contain powerful antibacterial agents that really do eradicate a broad spectrum of bacteria. Good soap will help clean off superficial fungus but this stuff only kills bacteria. Keep this in mind next time you see those overpriced bottles of chemicals in the grocery store aisle.

We are concerned with micro-organisms that are ubiquitous so we cannot avoid them. But we can control their populations within our auras by simply becoming aware of them.

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