ALS is a progressive and degenerative disease of the muscles and nervous system. It is a progressive breakdown of the cells of the spinal cord and causes atrophy and loss of muscle function. It affects men (mostly) over the age of 40, averaging 5 of every 100,000 population.
Symptoms of ALS include speech hesitancy, foot drop, progressive muscular weakness, progressive muscular deterioration, weakened voice muscles, and speech problems. The symptoms first start by twitching and weakness in the hands and move to the arms. Last stages affect the diaphragm and swallowing.
Allopathic medicine offers no help except with some symptom relief (including side effects and toxicity). Natural medicine may help to relieve symptoms and give a higher quality of life with little or no side effects.
The whole neuro-endocrine system is unbalanced. Natural remedies for ALS may slow or stop the progression.Start the healing process with Dr. Christopher’s mucusless diet and cleansing program.
Diet – stop smoking, drinking alcohol, coffee, black tea, and eating processed foods.
Supplements known to build muscle (research based): Co Enzyme Q10 – 300-900mg per day, also heart (muscle) protective; L-Carnitine at 1000mg twice daily on an empty stomach.
Herbs for ALS
Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.
Cramp bark – immediately calms muscle spasms, twitching
Damiana – used to relax tension in the muscles.
Prickly Ash bark – used for chronic diseases of the nerves and muscles.
Reishi Mushroom – for all types of wasting diseases, builds the immune system-regenerative.
Tribulus – to help testosterone and muscle wasting.
Valerian – used with Wild lettuce 1: 1 for nerve repair. Helps stop the nerves and muscles from twitching.
Wild lettuce – mild opiate-like herb to calm the nerves and reduce pain.
Cell Salts to Help with ALS
To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.
#1 Calc fluor 6X – connective tissue support
#5 Kali mur 6X – reduces congestion
#6 Kali phos 6X – nerve repair
#10 Nat phos 6X – reduce acid congestion
#12 Silicea 6X – connective tissue support
ALS Homeopathic Remedies
Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.
Our emotions are an expression of why we don’t want to be in our body. Each of the homeopathics has a different expression (emotion) that causes the particular ALS symptom.
Arsenicum album - for the perfectionist where everything must have its order in their home or office; “Cleanliness is next to godliness;” physical symptoms include nervousness, especially in the evening with a sense of being rushed; pains are burning often relieved by warm or hot applications; emotional causes are a sense of perfection and overdoing things.
Curare – emotional issues are a self-loathing where they can hit themselves, rips clothes and they isolate with an aggressive attitude; progressive paralysis or extensor muscles; weakness of the hands; must drink to swallow.
Phosphorus – for those with lack of boundaries, where they are social but affected by others’ emotions; they feel that they must take on other’s pains and diseases to save them; they may be intuitive and even psychic, but they are trapped by their over stimulation; physical signs include numb fingers, numbness of the legs, uncertain walking; pain, twitching and tremors of the muscles; feel better from motion, heat, and massage; sensitive to storms and may have nose bleeds.
Plumbum metallicum – the emotional causes are selfishness and materialism over a period of time; often have arteriosclerosis with contracting pains and symptoms; sallow and shrunken with their affected parts; hypersensitive to the touch; numbness and paralysis; progressive paralysis of especially upper part of the body; wrist and ankle drop, tremors, spasms of muscles especially of the arms and hands; offensive sweaty feet; sciatic pains of legs with numbness; extensor muscles weakened.
Sulphur – the intellectual (they are often egotistical) or the inventor with great ideas often unfulfilled; tendency to messiness; pains are burning, tendency to stick feet out of the covers; left shoulder pains; symptoms are accompanied by skin problems; worse left side.
Source: Dave's Healing Notes