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Online—Off-Life Video Series of Science, Health, and Healing

Majid Ali, M.D.

This is the age of Worldwide Web. The internet is here to stay. Indeed, the Science, Health, and Healing Encyclopediaits videos, video seminars, articles, and booksdepend on the internet. Still, there are important questions to be raised. Here are some important ones:

* What does internet offer children? What does it deny them?

* What does internet provide parents? What does it take away from them?

* What does internet bring to a society? What does it take away from it?

* Is internet empowering?

* Is internet democratizing?

To explore the above questions, I offer this OnLine / Off-Life Series. Following is the list of videos of this series with their links.


1. Online Off-Life Video Series https://vimeo.com/115543444


2. Is Internet Enlightening? – https://vimeo.com/115543618


3.  Does Internet Promote Democracy? Will It Ever Do So? https://vimeo.com/115543812


4. Online Off-Life New Mom — https://vimeo.com/115543920


5. Online Off-Life Doctors https://vimeo.com/115544051


6. Online Off-Life Fathers — https://vimeo.com/115544233


7. Online Off-Life Grandfathers — https://vimeo.com/115544487


8. Online Off-Life Grandmothers https://vimeo.com/115544564


9. Am I An Online Offlife Grandfather? https://vimeo.com/115544688


Your Comments, Please!

I invite your comments. Please send them to me at aliacademy7@yahoo.com. Thank you.

 

Sesame Oil: Why Is It One of My Darlings? The Oil for “Dr. Ali’s Oral Protocol”

Majid Ali, M.D.

Sesame oil is one of my two darlings among natural therapies for health preservation and reversal of a host of chronic diseases.

First and foremost, sesame is a loyal and efficient assistant to oxygen in its detergent (grease-cutting) functions in the body, and so serves as a good anti-inflammatory agent. I present this subject at length in my book entitled “Oxygen and Aging.”

 

                        

 

The clinical benefits of sesame oil which I have observed include;

* Sesame oil is an essential ingredient of “Dr Ali’s Oral Protocol” which I prescribe for my patients with oral problems, such as thrush, tongue coating, bad breath (halitosis), canker sores, gingivitis, and others. Within weeks they return and thank me for recommending sesame oral rinses.

* Sesame oil is one of the three oils—castor oil and mustard oil are the other two—which I use in my topical Infla-Oil formulations for controlling and reversing inflammatory disorders of the bowel, such as Crohn’s colitis, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and others.

* Sesame oil is one of the three oils whish I use in my Infla-Oil formulations for controlling and reversing inflammatory disorders of the joints and muscles, such as arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, polyarthralgia, and others), muscle pain syndromes (including fibromyalgia, polymyalgia, myositis, and tendonitis, bursitis, trigger points, and other pain syndrome affecting the musculoskeletal system).

* Sesame oil is one of the three topical oils which I prefer to use for controlling cancers of various types.

* Sesame oil is one of the three topical oils which I prefer to use for chronic inflammatory conditions of the urinary and genital tracts, such as interstitial cystitis and chronic recurrent prostatitis.

* Sesame oil is one of the three topical oils which I prefer to use as a crucial component of my integrative care for my patients with autoimmune disorders.

Why Was Sesame Oil Valued in Ayurvedic Medicine?

Sesame oil had a unique position among the remedies of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medical system, as well those of South Asia, including in the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean traditions. The ancients did not know about our ideas of how much dysfunctional oxygen metabolism (caused by excess acidity, free radical activity, and cellular grease buildup) robs health and causes disease. However, intelligence and wisdom are not new to humans. They observed and described the beneficial effects of sesame oil in their figurative and literal ways.

In essence, sesame oil in Asia was what olive oil was in the Mediterranean region. My description of the clinical uses of sesame oil simply give the essence of the experience of the ancients validated by my patients.

Varieties of Sesame Oil

Organic cold-pressed is pale yellow in color (my preference).

Indian gingelly (also known as til oil) is golden.

East Asian sesame oils are usually dark brown in color, the color and flavor due to roasting.

Mechanisms of Action of Sesame Oil

In addition to its grease-cutting effects, the beneficial effect of the oil are attributed to polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and two naturally-occurring compounds that prevent cellular damage called sesamol and sesamin.

Fatty Acid Composition of Sesame Oil

 

Following are the ranges of oils found in sesame oil:

Oleic acid: 35.0 % 50.0 %

Linoleic acid: 35.0 % 50.0 %

Palmitic acid 7.0 % 12.0 %

Palmitoleic acid trace to 0.5 %

Stearic acid 3.5 % 6.0 %

Linolenic acid trace 1.0 %

Eicosenoic acid trace 1.0 %

Have a Spicey Day With Dr. Ali’s Spicy Omelette

 

Majid Ali, M.D.

I am a spice enthusiast. I prescribe my breakfast protein shakes and egg omelettes as my best spice remedies for all my patients. I develop my recipes for omelettes and breakfast protein shakes and offer them as time-efficient options in my Insulin-Wise-Eating guidelines for:

1. Losing weight or not gaining unwanted weight

2. Preventing and reversing diabetes

3. Preventing and reversing heart disease

4. Preventing and reversing memory loss

5. Preventing, controlling, and reversing chronic inflammatory and immune disorders 6. Preventing premature aging

I use chopped onions and garlic granules or powder to saves time. I find crushed red peppers to be superior to those in the powder form.

Ingredients for Dr. Ali’s Spicy Omelette for Two

Eggs Five large

Crushed Cayenne        One-half teaspoons (increase or decrease to taste)

Garlic granules           Two teaspoons

Ginger powder            One teaspoons

Turmeric powder         One teaspoon

Cumin seeds, white    One-half teaspoons

Coriander                  One-half teaspoons

Butter                       One and one-and-half teaspoon

Directions

1. Beat eggs

2. Add crushed cayenne, and beat eggs some more

3. Spread butter on a heated pan

4. Saute chopped onions in the pan

5. Pour the egg mix on the pan

6. Wait until the underside of the egg is lightly browned

7. Divide the omelette “pie” into four parts with the cooking spatula (as you do a pizza pie with

a knife).

8. Turn the egg over to lightly brown

I prefer the omelette prepared by following steps 7 and 8 closely. If a more lightly cooked omelette is desired, browning both sides lightly is the answer. Similarly, a lesser amount of butter gives a lighter omelette.

Enjoy, then, if desired, change amounts of ingredients to personalize your omelettes

Rotation of Egg Omelettes With Dr. Ali’s Breakfast

I suggest that above egg omelettes for breakfast be taken in rotation, on two to four days a week. Dr. Ali’s Breakfast (protein shake) should be considered for the remaining days of the week. I present my Dr. Ali’s Breakfast in full detail in a video seminar that can be donwloaded from www.aliacademy.org. It is a shake with protein, flaxseed, all natural lecithin, and organic vegetable juice) on two or more days alternate

Dr. Ali’s Start-Low-Build-Slow Principle

In all guidelines for natural remedies for preserving health and reversing chronic diseases, I strongly advise readers to follow my Start-Low-Build-Slow Principle. Simply stated, this principle requires that an individual, in trying natural remedies, be cautious and closely observe how the body responds to natural remedies, beginning with small amounts or portions (as low as one-tenth the value on the first day, and doubling them every day until the recommended amount is reached.) If any negative senses are experienced, the item should be discontinued or taken in smaller amounts for longer periods of time to increase tolerance. It is important that a doctor be consulted to rule out the presence of serious coexisting or underlying conditions.

 

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What Is Disease? A State of Evolution in Reverse

 

Majid Ali, M.D.

Disease is a state of separation from one’s nature. In scientific terms, it is a state of evolution in reverse. Our ancestors were fermenting microbes. Nature evolved an oxygen-governed high-efficiency system of cellular energetics. At an energetic level, disease being evolution in reverse means that human cells are metabolically degraded to a fermenting mode, usually starting in the bowel. Less commonly, disease begins with fermentation in the brain that reveals itself as persistent disappointments, anger, even rage.

Who is most vulnerable to disease? My answer: children. This answer might surprise many. We know children grow up fast. They heal their wounds much faster than older people. They fight infections better. Their organs are more plastic and capable of responding to environmental changes better than those of the adults. They have higher levels of growth hormone and other hormonal systems that promote healing.

So why should they be vulnerable to disease more than older people. My answer: their healing abilities are being compromised more and more before they are born. Continuing and often serious metabolic and energetic abnormalities in the womb (see Toxic Womb State for more info) weaken their developmental and disease-fighting systems. Sadly, with increasing frequency, expecting mothers have one or more of the following:

* Nighttime low blood sugar (nocturnal hypoglycemia)

* Nighttime excess insulin (insulin toxicityt continued from daytime)

* Nighttime excess adrenaline (nocturnal hyperadrenergic state)

* Nighttime excess cortisol and related adrenal steroids (noctural adrenal overactivity)

* Nighttime low melatonin (nocturnal hypomelatoninemia)

* Nighttime neurotransmitter roller coaster

* Nighttime anxiety (continued from daytime stress)

What Can be Done?

While the society in general makes it difficult for people to counter many such influences, expecting parents make a huge difference. The mission of Childrens Health Corps (http://www.kids123.org) is to offer authentic health information untainted by corporate deceptions and idealogical distortions. Please go to my 1200-video You Tube encyclopedia for free, easy-to-reach, and simple-to-understand information. To search, Google “Majid Ali” and the subject of interest.

The Age of Shrinking Brains

Majid Ali, M.D.

The planet Earth is fermenting. Its inhabitants are fermenting. That includes fermenting humans.

Cellular fermentation is cellular energetic degradation, cellular sickening, and cellular shrinking. That, of course, means shrinking of human brains, first functionally, then structurally. The evidence of this staring at us, in the unborn babies, in toddlers, in children, in adults, and in the elderly. 

 

 

Shapes of Love

 

Majid Ali, M.D.

Love arrives with many faces and in different shapes. Some faces are well masked. Some shapes morph freely.

On April 26, 2014. Earlier I some images of purple balloons floated on a Connecticut beach by seniors of a local high school. They were remembering one of their class fellows: Maren. She was slashed to death by a knife at the hands of a student who wanted her as her school prom companion.
 

I cannot plumb the grief of Maren’s family at the news of her murder. Was that horror a matter of biology or an issue of psychology? Did Maren’s mom process this information at some lofty mental level? Or was her agony profoundly organic? A dark, dark face of profound maternal bonding?

I do not have access to information about Maren’s murderer. What might have enraged one of Maren’s class fellows so as to drive him to her murder? What substances might have been flowing through his blood at that time? Was that a matter of biology or psychology?

A return to my questions in the beginning of this article: A young woman takes a look at her first newborn and experiences intense bonding. Is that a matter of biology or an issue of psychology? Does this bonding arise from months of shared biology or created by some elements of psychology? I am content letting the reader decide how does love fit into the theme of this series

Guru’s Love for the Disciples

History of “gurudoms,” has a harsh indictment for love of gurus for their disciples. It is never uncoditional love, not for too many years anyway. In the end it always degenerates into control of the followers by the guru. The most horrendous episodes of cruelty, torture, and crimes nearly always started with a man—woman rarely could match the evil of men in this field—who successfully cast themselves in the roles of gurus and saviors. Who do I allude to here? What biologic-pathologic conditions were they victims of? I leave these questions to the reader’s mind.

Practitioners’ Love for Patients Is Uneven Love

By “uneven love,” I do not mean uncoditional love. Clearly, some funds will be transfered from the patient to the practitioner, and that is the condition of that love.

Politicians’ Love for Voters

Whose love has been more dangerous in the history – gurus’ love for disciples or politician’s love for voters? Of course, the answer depends upon the readers’ choice of politicians and gurus, in the past or the present.

A Candle’s Love for Anxiety

Have you ever loved a candle? Have you ever experienced the love of a candle? How can you love a candle if you have never tried it? Have can you experience the love of a candle if you have never tried it? Please do not ask me to explain. This is one of the things that cannot be explained. It can only be done, known, and understood.

A Stone Solves the Anxiety problem

Have you ever asked a stone to solve the anxiety problem? Have you ever experienced the love of a stone? How can you love a stone if you have never tried it? Have can you experience the love of a stone if you have never tried it? What stone do I speak about? Where do you find such a stone? Next time you are in a field or a park, or simply walking anywhere, please pick up a stone, take it home, wash it if necessary, and put it where it can keep an eye at you.

 

Anxiety Is a Matter of Biology, Not of Psychology – From Desires to Demands to Demons

 

Majid Ali, M.D.

 

Anxiety begins as a desire for something without knowing what is desired. It usually starts in early life. Not understanding what is desired creates a negative sense. A child bullied at home or school senses that something is not quite right but often is unable to describe what the negative sense might be. Simple stated, anxiety at this level is separation from self. To cite one specific example, for an Asperger’s child, this separation would be lack of structure in life.

Anxiety deepens as episodes of separation from self recur with increasing frequency or takes different shapes. Deepening anxiety then unmasks itself by its physical attributes, such as undue tiredness, rapid heart rate, cold hands, irritability, sleep difficulties, visible and unexplained sadness, and others. Coexisting issues of sugar and antibiotic abuse, undetected and untreated food and mold allergy, and issues of gut fermentation add to the biologic burdens. I consider this state of being as increased but unrecognized evolutionary demands on various body organs.

From desires to demands. It is a condition in which 50 billion or so cells in the brain hold as hostage 50 trillion or so cells in the rest of the body. The more body cells cry out for escape, the tighter the clutch of the brain cells. The “Head-cells” thrive on recycling past misery. When that is not enough they precycle feared future misery. The “Body-cells” desire to be free—breathe their own air, so to speak—but do not quite know what they desire or where the escape hatches might be.

Evolutionary Demons

More time brings more recycling of past misery and precycling of feared future misery. There are more episodes of desiring what remains unrecognized. The cells find it hard to breathe their own air. The overdriven adrenal and thyroid glands struggle to cope with incremental demands from the pituitary and hypothalamus. Cellular abuse spreads throughout the body. Driven to despair by evolutionary demons, some people are rushed to hospitals where they are given the diagnostic label of panic attack.

Evolution is a hard taskmaster. It has its own order of energy economy of the body. It is morality-neutral and is intolerant of silly notions of clever-thinking to salvage exhausted and and msickened cells. Evolutionary demons once unleashed follow their own destructive impulses.

A Tale of Two Twins

I tell the tale of two seven-year-old twins to illustrate how desires progress to demands and later demands morph into demons in the development of deeply entrenched anxiety. One sister is a perceptive, sensitive, and considerate. The other is brash and devil-may-care type. Both see parental discord but are affected differently. The first twin senses the desire for calm at home but quite does not know what she can do about it. The second is oblivious to the home situation. At school, the twins also react differently when a teacher is impatient with a challenged in the classroom or when some older child bully younger ones. The things-being-not-quite- right senses of the first twin deepen. The second twin simply shrugs at such things.

Both twins have mold and food allergy. They suffer frequent colds and are given antibiotics. The first twin begins to suffer headache. The second does not. At the onset of menses, both twins develop abdominal cramps with periods. Only the first twin becomes moody and undue cold sensitivity. Her mother wonders whether she should take her to a therapist.

Two years later, the second twin notices dryness of facial skin followed by acne lesions. She gets upset and becomes rude at home and at school. She receives antibiotics which initially reduce facial inflammation. She became angry when her wight increased, and angrier with each additional pound. Months later she freaked out when hair appeared on her face, then on her breast and thighs. He pediatrian diagnosed polycystic overy syndrome and prescribed metformin, a diabetes drug. She did not order tests for blood neither for insulin nor for testosterone. Her menstruation becomes irregular and she has episodes of heart palpitations. Her rudeness at home and school tuns into shouting obscenities at minor provocations. Her parents consider sending her to psychiatrists to control her temper tantrums.

During the following fifteen years later, both twins were extensively psychoanalyzed, given prolonged behavior modification therapy, were taking anti-anxiety and sleep drugs. The second twin was on antidepressants. Both were seeking in-vitro fertilization. They had no time for spiritual healing.

None of their many specialists found it necessary to test either for impaired mitochondrial ATP generation, abnormal insulin signaling, adrenal dysfunction, blocked liver detox pathways, and functional nutritional deficiencies. They never studied fermentation in the gut and so did not have any reason to test for that either. Neither received any oxygen therapies.

Their anxiety demons were in full swing for both.

Anxiety Demons Are Demons of Addiction

Cocaine addicts are not interested in taking about cigarette addiction, nor or alcohol addicts interested in Benzo addiction (Benzo drugs include Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin, and related drugs in thee benzodiazepam family). It is the same way with anxiety addiction.

Anxiety demons keep the person in the clutches of recycling and precycling what causes them anxiety. In another article in my anxiety library of articles, I explain why I strongly urge paeople with addictions to attend Al Anon meetings (Google for Al Anon groups in your area).

The faces of global  hunger, anger, injustice, corruption, and cruelty are far too intertwined to allow simple-minded rating of what is more important and what is less so. I devote my poetry book entitled “Drone Democracy”  and “What Do Lions Know About Stress” (both available at http://www.aliacademy.org) to a humanistic study of these problems.

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