A Link Between Autoimmune Disease and Sulfur
Autoimmune disease and neurological disease are all too common. The causes of these diseases still remain for the most part, unrecognized.
Dr Stephanie Seneff says that she believes that brain disease originates from an insufficient supply of sulfate in the brain. Sulfate is sulfur in an oxidized form. When there is insufficient sulfate in the brain, it’s ability to eliminate heavy metals and various other toxins is impaired. The excess heavy metal buildup than interferes with sulfate synthesis and it becomes a vicious cycle.
Dr Seneff says that sleep is how and when our brains get rid of cellular debris. Lysosomes is the cells waste disposal system, which can’t be performed without sulfate.
Sulfate is difficult to transport. The pineal gland synthesizes and secretes melatonin, which regulates and controls the sleep and wake cycle. Dr Seneff claims that one of melatonin’s functions is delivering sulfate to the neurons at night. The process being, sunlight exposure by day builds up sulfate supplies. In the evening the pineal gland produces melatonin, where the melatonin releases the sulfate.
The penial gland is impaired by heavy metals and especially by aluminum, because it is not protected by the blood brain barrier. A 1996 article showed that concentrations of aluminum were consistently higher in the penial gland in comparison to other brain tissues. In light of the fact that we live in the “aluminum age”, this is quite relevant.
Dr Seneff says that sunlight is essential for our health because of its role in sulfate production. Without adequate sunlight we will be sulfate deficient. Without sulfate, the brain can’t properly dispose of aluminum and other heavy metals in the brain, which will result in a heavy metal buildup in the pineal gland, further interfering with sulfate production.
Many sunscreens contain aluminum nanoparticles, which are more destructive than larger sized aluminum particles. So, avoid aluminum containing sunscreens, as it is absorbed right through the skin.
Another piece in this puzzle is glyphosate. Glyphosate is herbicide commonly known as roundup, and it disrupts the way the body manages sulfur. Glyphosate is associated with low melatonin and low serum sulfate, sleep disorders and disrupted gut bacteria.
The problems with glyphosate in are that it kills beneficial gut bacteria, which allows pathogens to overgrow. This can result in p-cresol, which promotes aluminum uptake by cells. It also interferes with production of tryptophan, which is a precursor of melatonin.
In summary, the takeaway is, that we should get plenty of sunlight, reduce our exposure to heavy metals and glyphosate and focus on quality and high melatonin levels in the evening.
At Natures Arena, we have a variety of state-of-the-art infrared saunas, which will help remove toxins from your body. Sometimes we need an extra boost, till we get our heavy metal levels lowered.
She also says that you can boost sulfur levels by eating garlic, grass fed meat and poultry and free range eggs. Also soaking in a bath with epsom salt can increase your body's sulfate levels.