The Human Virome: If You Think You Don’t Have Viruses, Think Again!
“The human body is very complex, this is why the natural way understands that any treatment must be holistic.”
Have you ever thought about what lives in and on our bodies? You might think that being in contact with bacteria and viruses is something rare when in fact the opposite is true. The human species is teaming with things you cannot even imagine so let’s take a look at the numbers first. Scientists have determined that there are approximately:
30 trillion cellsin the average size human body
40 trillion bacteriaon and in the human body
380 trillion viruseson and in the human body
Quite shocking, isn’t it? These organisms are significantly influenced by how we live, exercise, sleep, what we eat and drink. These lifestyle factors even effect how our genes are expressed and how we are influenced by them. We refer to these healthy organisms as symbiotic, because both benefit from each other. In fact, we could not survive without them. Our environments and lifestyles determine whether we assist our symbiotic organisms to give them the upper hand and help to provide us with resistance to disease, or we sabotage their efforts and promote the growth of destructive organisms and the demise of our health. A good example can be fungi that could be both friend and foe, especially because they live everywhere: in water, in the soil, in the air and also on and in our bodies. Scientists have begun to look into the importance of these organisms regarding our microbiome since they may play an important role in our immune system’s health.
SARS-CoV-2 Is Not Unique
Historically, we have met many infectious diseases that have a lot of common denominators leading to higher mortality levels. The most targeted and affected groups are always the same: the elderly, the obese or the undernourished, the sickly, people living in highly populated areas or those living in areas with poor sanitation and contaminated water supplies. Individually or collectively these result in changing the symbiotic relationship mentioned above and shifting from a healthy state towards a state of oxidative stress, inflammation and lowered immune resistance, thus providing a good host for viruses, e.g. the SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) to gain a foothold and replicate.
The Problem Might Be Bigger
Based on this information, what can we consider toxic? It definitely is the environment but maybe not always in a way we might think. Sometimes there are other (even more harmful) enemies as well that we need to think of. We have talked about stress and its negative effects many times. The problem with stress is that it not only has mental side effects but also influences our health—both could lead to long-lasting problems that generally seem to be taken less seriously than other aspects of a possible connection with viruses.
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The human body is very complex, this is why the natural way understands that any treatment must be holistic; acknowledging that each ingredient must be in balance, originating from a clean reliable source.
Eldon Dahl, Doctorate of Natural Medicine, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Life Choice Ltd.
Eldon graduated as a naturopathic doctor in 1988; his pathway towards natural medicine was a result of witnessing family members struggle with cancer and recognizing that environmental toxins and nutrition correlated with the disease process. Eldon has more than three decades of experience in the naturopathic and natural healing industries. He spearheads all health-related research into medical conditions—specifically anti-aging and chronic disease treatments. Eldon’s philosophy is simple: educate and provide therapeutic medicines that work equally to allopathic drugs…without the side effects.
His mission statement of “Healing the Nation, One Person at a Time” really says it all.