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In the two videos below, Dr Chambers shows a live blood sample under the microscope.
He says that although the standard blood tests taken by most doctors and sent to a laboratory may reveal interesting information such as blood counts, that this analysis is being performed on dead blood.
If however, a finger prick sample is correctly taken, immediately transferred to a slide with a cover slide placed over the top to prevent oxidation, and observed at high magnification, much interesting information can be obtained from observing live blood.
Red blood cells
The health of red blood cells can be established by the roundness, separation and uniformity of the erythrocytes. However, an anomaly known as rouleaux that was first identified in France in 1850 where red blood cells stick on top of each other indicates 'sticky' or 'sludgy' blood that is not circulating properly and is often associated with muddled thinking or drawing mental blanks.
Rouleaux is related to the electrical charge or frequency of the red blood cells. The health and vigour of the blood as detected by live blood analysis can be greatly enhanced by any sort of activity or exercise which causes the red blood cells to separate.
Rouleaux is often associated with poor pancreatic function leading to a lack of protein-digesting enzymes which, in turn, causes the red blood cells to become sticky. Eating a diet high in live, raw, whole foods can help restore the pancreas.
Uric acid crystals can also be seen in live blood samples which form when the body cannot adequately digest protein and which can cause rheumatoid arthritis and gout.
Dr Chambers points out the presence of yeast buds in the plasma also, which form in response to consuming refined carbohydrates and sugar and create the condition known as candidiasis or Candida albicans overgrowth.
Parasitic infection of the red blood cells can reduce their lifespan from 120 days to a few weeks. Dr Chambers shows the distorted shapes of the red blood cells when invaded by parasites and later, he bursts the infected red blood cell by pressing on the cover slide to demonstrate the parasites within.
He regards the primary source of parasitic infection as owning pets and particularly letting them sleep on your bed.
MALARIA PARASITES AND RED BLOOD CELLS
This image shows the invasion of red blood cells in the liver by Plasmodium falciparum, the most virulent of the four malaria parasites that infect humans. They enter the red blood cell, digest the haemoglobin, and multiply within until the cell ruptures releasing its cargo and spreading a new generation of infection. A Trojan horse approach by the infecting parasite which evades the immune response.
White blood cells
Dr Chambers also demonstrates the various white blood cells and explains their different functions as outlined below.
Granulocytes Named after their granules which contain enzymes which digest microbes, granulocytes live less than a day.
The majority of white blood cells are neutrophils which engulf and digest foreign matter, bacteria and cell debris. Numbers of neutrophils are increased by exercise, during pregnancy, infections and tissue damage, leukaemia, smoking and taking the contraceptive pill. Neutrophils are on a one-way mission- they turn into pus and die at the site of infection.
Eosinophils bind to allergens and parasites and also regulate other immune cells and so have a role in the destruction of tumours.
Involved in allergy and inflammation, basophils bind to allergens and release heparin and histamine.
Agranulocytes These leukocytes do not contain granules and unlike granuloctyes are long lived.
Monocytes develop in the red bone marrow and some become fixed (macrophages) and some circulate (monocytes). They engulf foreign agents, wall off infection and also present pathogens to T lymphocytes.
Mostly found in the lymphatic system, there are three kinds of lymphocytes: T cells, B cells and natural killer (NK) cells. T lymphocytes attack specific proteins (antigens) on cancerous cells, viruses, bacteria and fungi. B lymphocytes make antibodies that bind to pathogens enabling their destruction. A library of previous encounters of memory T cells is also kept to enable a fast response to subsequent encounters to specific pathogens.
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Live blood analysis: Article summary
This article accompanies a two part video about live blood analysis and demonstrates degenerative changes in the red blood cells caused by free radical damage and parasitic infection, yeast buds in the plasma and shows the different kinds of white blood cells.
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The Natural Recovery Plan Newsletter May 2011 Issue 17. Copyright Alison Adams 2011. All rights reserved Dr Alison Adams Dentist, Naturopath, Author and Online Health Coach www.thenaturalrecoveryplan.com