I've seen a few members on here suddenly start talking about this hydrogen peroxide lately. Has some groundbreaking research come out lately that has basically found a cause not only for UC, but by the sounds of it, for a lot more illnesses? Or is this simply potentially a theory?
How does one get tested for this?
What you are describing is similar to how people have their hair color.. a child's hair color will be dependent on what genes are passed on and is also pretty random.
Why does an emotional trigger activate this issue?
Most importantly, is there a solution to this problem?
I suggest you head on over to this thread and read it top to bottom:
I'm a health sciences major who will be going into either med school or medical research in my graduate studies, and I have extremely severe UC. After almost a decade of researching everything I could get my hands on, talking to many doctors and researchers around the world, and experimenting myself, I am 95% certain that the reductive theory of disease is the root cause of UC. Although I don't know the exact antioxidant I am missing in my body to combat the excess hydrogen peroxide, I have applied this theory to my disease and within less than 2 months I am nearing remission from a flare that has lasted 2.5 years... just from increasing key antioxidants in my daily regimen. The only medication I was on was prednisone which I am about
to stop (down to 1mg now).
Besides all of my research and experiments, I have thought deeply about
this theory, and used it to explain why a lot of things I tried didn't work, while a lot of things helped. They all line up with the reductive theory of disease.
Dr. Pravda who is a huge advocate of this theory will be publishing another major paper soon, which promises to be groundbreaking.
I highly recommend anyone with UC keep their eyes on this person. (By the way, I have no personal connection to him or a financial stake or anything, I am just extremely impressed by his work.)
To answer your other questions... emotional stress triggers it because it triggers increased reactive oxygen species in the body, which generates more hydrogen peroxide. Any stress will do that, but emotional stress is particular because sometimes we can't let go of a feeling, so it eats at us... unlike external stressors which come and go.
As far as I know, there is no commercial test that looks for hydrogen peroxide in the colon, but bowel biopsies can easily be tested for oxygen radicals and reactive oxygen species like hydrogen peroxide. And if you get you genetics done with 23andme, you can download the raw data and plug it into something like genetic genie to get a free readout of your detox genetics. Anyone with SOD or GSTP double mutations (-/-) is likely over-producing hydrogen peroxide. There are likely other genetic factors involved that these online generators won't be able to tell you.
Post Edited (VanJordan) : 3/30/2022 5:27:13 PM (GMT-6)