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#519571 - 04/04/19 09:30 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
Duncan Offline
Apprentice_AS_Kicker

Registered: 03/29/18
Posts: 79
Loc: Kendal UK
The spooky 2 calcification frequency shows as 326 with a 50% duty cycle so this could well answer - whilst making R2 or part of R2 variable so to be able to drift a little.

50% Duty Cycle Astable Oscillator



The 555 oscillator now produces a 50% duty cycle as the timing capacitor, C1 is now charging and discharging through the same resistor, R2 rather than discharging through the timers discharge pin 7 as before. When the output from the 555 oscillator is HIGH, the capacitor charges up through R2 and when the output is LOW, it discharges through R2. Resistor R1 is used to ensure that the capacitor charges up fully to the same value as the supply voltage.

However, as the capacitor charges and discharges through the same resistor, the above equation for the output frequency of oscillations has to be modified a little to reflect this circuit change. Then the new equation for the 50% Astable 555 Oscillator is given as:

50% Duty Cycle Frequency Equation



Note that resistor R1 needs to be sufficiently high enough to ensure it does not interfere with the charging of the capacitor to produce the required 50% duty cycle. Also changing the value of the timing capacitor, C1 changes the oscillation frequency of the astable circuit.

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#519578 - 04/10/19 11:39 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
Duncan Offline
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Registered: 03/29/18
Posts: 79
Loc: Kendal UK
More on Energetic Scalar energy - more home work for you too I'm afraid but I'm pretty sure you'll enjoy
John Michael Mallon Msc
Kindest regards as always Duncan

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#519620 - 05/08/19 08:47 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
The_Inflammator Offline
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Registered: 06/27/11
Posts: 153
Loc: Northern Virginia
After a lot of digging, I managed to find the exact Philips bulb You used online. I live in the US and it will ship from Europe with a 1-2 month delivery estimate. Bulb was cheap but I will not go into the shipping costs I paid. It was an impulse buy. Most other sellers were only selling it in bulk for over 300 US dollars. I doubt I would have any use for 25 bulbs even in several lifetimes! LOL. Anyway the odds of it arriving broken or not arriving at all are quite high but I took the chance anyway.

I am starting up using my old aquarium bulb again for the time being. I had planned on using it every night before bed on my chest and neck for 30 minutes but I got lazy and kept falling asleep immediately before using it. Many months later and I am trying again starting this week. I notice a difference though, mainly with my core symptoms. Hopefully it can become more systematically effective with time. It would be nice if it helped my feet and hand inflammation.

Biggest draw back is it dehydrates me. Gotta run to the bathroom in the middle of the night. No damage to the skin though. I just try to drink more water throughout the day.

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#519625 - 05/09/19 08:37 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: The_Inflammator]
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Registered: 11/01/18
Posts: 55
Originally Posted By The_Inflammator


I am starting up using my old aquarium bulb again for the time being. I had planned on using it every night before bed on my chest and neck for 30 minutes but I got lazy and kept falling asleep immediately before using it.



If you are able to fall asleep immediately then perhaps it is worth your while to carry on as that may do you some good.
On the other had falling asleep immediately may be a sign that your condition is improving and not as bad as you thought.

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#519626 - 05/09/19 09:33 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Cymro]
The_Inflammator Offline
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Loc: Northern Virginia
My AS is pretty mild most of the time. I don't usually have issues falling to sleep. My inflammation can get pretty bad at night though. I can sleep through the night but if i am unfortunate enough to wake up between 2 and 4 am, I really feel the inflammation. I still think i notice a difference with the blue light though. I am just curious how i well I will feel long term.

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#519627 - 05/09/19 12:02 PM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
tvmanjon Offline
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Registered: 01/24/19
Posts: 20
Loc: Michigan
I'm in the US too I ordered the bulb from Svetila.com It was only $13.00 for the T12 size 20w They also have the T8 size 18w for $30 something. Shipping was only $35.00 UPS and well packaged and it arrived in a matter of 3-4 days. I did receive a import bill from UPS a week later for something like $12.

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#519638 - 05/12/19 07:18 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
The_Inflammator Offline
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Registered: 06/27/11
Posts: 153
Loc: Northern Virginia
Wow. Thanks for the tip. I don't know how I missed that.

I think I saw so many bulk order options that this got lost in between them all.


Edited by The_Inflammator (05/12/19 07:39 AM)

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#519713 - 06/17/19 09:32 PM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
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Registered: 09/13/15
Posts: 292
Loc: Central Canada
Hello Duncan, The_Inflammator, and others that are experimenting with Rife:

  1. I am wondering if the Rife machine is having an undeniable, significant effect.
  2. The_Inflammator, you said that you are hoping that Rife would help with the inflammation in your hands and feet. Can you describe your symptoms there?


I am asking for your description of your hand and feet symptoms because I have been on the fence about what the heck I have. A doctor might say to me, "I can't tell which disease you have and the tests are not reliable." I would reply, "I am allowed to have them all. So don't test, just treat."

Sometimes I am convinced that I have AS (began at age 45, shortly after August 2013.) Sometimes I am convinced that it is Cat Scratch Disease/CSD (began at the same time as the "AS." Sometimes I suspect that an infection from seawater is the culprit (started at the same time as AS and CSD.) Sometimes I am convinced that some combination of the previously mentioned incidents are contributing but that I really added major insult to minor injury in early 2015 from ibuprofen use. Perhaps I have them all. My family doctor just wants me to go away. He referred me to a internest that also told me not to come back after three visits. The only doctors happy to help me are experts in Lyme disease.


THE BACKGROUND STORY (AGAIN)

Since October 2017 I started to get tingling in the bottom of my feet. Over time sensations of stinging, burning and aching were added to the tingling in the feet. As that evolved, the symptoms moved up my shins. Similar happened in the hands (moved from fingers, to palms to forearms and elbows), sacrum (to hips, to buttocks and up the flanks) and neck/jaw (down to the shoulder blades and shoulders, then to upper arms). It has my whole body now. What is strange is that the sharpness (as in stabbing) and intensity of the pain has reduced as the months and years have passed by, but the symptoms spread during that time, yet became less intense but more chronic. The development of the symptoms has been exponential: they were isolated to the skeletal axis and gut from late 2013 to the end of 2016, then began to spread to the tendons, skin, and muscles. These days I am so stiff and tender, stinging and burning. I even have mild carpel tunnel that comes and goes. In 2018 I had strongļ¼Œ recurring, symptoms of sjogren's syndrome which would only last for a couple of days. Even right now my tongue is stinging. I suspect this is an immune response to something I had for breakfast.

I've had a number of rapid changes in health at different ages -- 25, 35, & 45. The ones at ages 25 and 45 both hit me like a ringing bell in which symptoms were multi-systemic and petered out to a new, somewhat stable, but lower health level; except the the one at age 45 continued to decline and evolve after the "ringing bell" of symptoms smoothed out. I suspect that those two were caused by rather annoying stealth infections. The one at age 35 was also microbial but due to drinking well water contaminated with black mold for a period of a few months.

The first symptoms of the one at age 45 began just a month after a scuba diving accident in August 2013. They were in the nasal turbinates, then throat, then the back of my legs, then brain and then base of my skull and behind my eyes. From then until December 2017 I suspected that I had an infection from the scuba accident, which was compounded by damaging my gut with ibuprofen in early 2015. Finally when the tingling and burning went into the arms and legs someone told me in December 2017 that I have Lyme disease. I believed that was absurd since I had not seen a wood tick in 15 years, but out of desperation I was open to the idea and so I learned about it and discovered that Cat Scratch Disease is also carried by wood ticks -- Lyme disease, like rabies, leprosy and many other infections, can lie dormant for decades. That is when I remembered the ear mite infested kitten I babysat for a week and played rough with (allowing it to scratch me). I began babysitting that kitten just five days after the scuba accident, which was just a few weeks before the onset of the most serious symptoms I had at age 45.

Prior to the scuba accident, I struggled with body pain and fatigue for 20 years. It began around 1992 - 1993. At that beginning, for one and one-half years I suffered from "migraines", oxygen craving, burning sensation in connective tissue, sinusitis, anxiety, IBS, seizures at night, neurological visual issues,... After 1.5 years of my GP sending me to specialists, all which found nothing wrong, my GP gave up and by 1995 said that I have "fibromyalgia." By that time the symptoms were "stabilizing" in that the IBS, migraines, neurological visual issues and tendonitis went away but the oxygen craving, night time seizures and (food induced) anxiety never went away; i.e. my body learned to mostly suppress borrelia but not babesia. The full body pain and fatigue would only come in the late evening after having spent my energy. But back pain right between the shoulder blades was a constant minor problem.

In late 2015 I found KickAS suspecting that I had AS. Even a rheumatologist after that time briefly suspected that I had AS until an MRI of the sacrum showed no degeneration. Anyway, after suspecting AS for over two years, having decent success with the non-starch diet since that time, and then getting tipped off to the idea of Lyme/CSD, in August 2018 I had my blood sent to Armin Labs in Germany to be tested for tick-borne infections and the results came back positive for a few, all of which could explain my symptoms going back to 1992-1993. Upon learning about Lyme disease, having experienced a progression of symptoms since 2015 that mimicked symptoms I had in 1992-1993, I hypothesize that I caught Lyme disease with babesia in the spring of 1992. The ?CSD? experience in the past six years is so reminiscent of the experience from 1992, but much more powerful now due to age and having a higher infection burden in me, that I strongly suspect infection was set in back in 1992 when I had a three week fever in a spring. I never saw a doctor about it and don't think they would have known what it was.

TREATMENT ATTEMPTS AND IDEAS

In February 2019 I tried three weeks of one antibiotic and it has improved my skin circulation and neurological symptoms. I did a more recent round of abx treatment and there was no noticeable effect. Starting around November 2018, by the advice of an ND, I've taken herbals that are supposed to kill the CSD but it isn't helping. My gut is in ruins and infection of pevotelli corpii was detected using DNA test and my ND says that it is probably a major contributor to arthritis-like symptoms. He has no doubt that I have CSD and I also have no doubt since I have seen some hallmark sings on my skin.

Many people with Lyme disease are highly recommending that I treat with "10 pass ozone therapy". A treatment is $500 CAD and takes a few hours. But then a person needs at least ten treatments to feel much improvement, and then ongoing maintenance treatments probably for the rest of their life.

Rife is also on my "want to try" list. So that is why I am on this thread.

Since most of us suspect tissue infections combined with gut dysbiosis, and some kind of loss of microbiome tolerance by the immune system as the main causes of our disease, I blabberd on a lot about lyme and cat scratch disease just to suggest that it isn't just klebsiella bacteria along with our genes causing these diseases. Also, if you had a diagnosis of "fibromyalgia" in your your young years and finally developed AS, or some other autoimmune disease, then perhaps using many different tools -- rife, ozone, herbs, electricity -- can lower the infectious burden.

IT'S NOT JUST INFLAMMATION

We try so hard to reduce inflammation, and in some cases suppress the immune system with powerful drugs, but doctors will avoid treating stealth infections like the plague due to fear of creating super bugs. So Rife, ozone therapy and electricity are our best bets to treat stealth infections.

Dr Richard Horowitz emphasizes the three 'I's -- infection (lower it), inflammation (lower it) and immune system (balance it).

Just my 500 gold coins.
Robin

P.S. I need to just provide a link to my story but as time goes on it changes with added hypothesis as I learn. Hindsight is adding more confusion.
_________________________
HLA-B27 neg, vague AS symptoms in 20s and early 30s
1993:fibromyalgia (age 25)
2013.07:Reverse blockage in a SCUBA accident
2013.08:Scratched by a sick cat
2013.09:Strange sore throat then meningitis
2014:Chronic inflammation at the base of the skull
2014 to early 2015:excess NSAID use developed complete axial inflammation, included psoriasis
NSD helped well and but was not perfect
2018.07: weak +'ve tests for borrelia, babesia, bartonella and mycoplasma pneumonia using Armin Lab, ANA=equivocal

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#519716 - 06/19/19 04:49 AM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
The_Inflammator Offline
First_Degree_AS_Kicker

Registered: 06/27/11
Posts: 153
Loc: Northern Virginia
I'm not really doing Rife. I'm not sure how to set all that up.

I just got the Philips Jaundice Lamp and was trying to replicate the Mexico Case Study. 3 times a week, 30 minutes a day.

So far I haven't noticed any effect though. AS flared badly after a nasty cold.

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#519723 - 06/22/19 03:15 PM Re: A silver bullet for an unwanted guest ? A.S [Re: Duncan]
tvmanjon Offline
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Registered: 01/24/19
Posts: 20
Loc: Michigan
Robin,Inflammator and others. I have personally talked to Duncan on two occasions. One being recently. He says he doesn't frequent here now that he has his life back. Working 10 hour days and eating most what he wants.It may be of interest to any and all to do a search on his name and go back to the first time he posted on kickAS. He has quite a journey. he admits he cant credit any one thing he has done because he was doing several at the same time or in succession. His personal TENS at 326,NSD diet,antibiotics and also running the RIFE AS frequencies. It may have been a convergence of any and all but thru his conviction and drive he may have found the holy grail. I have gotten the light he referenced to. I have now gotten a rife machine and soon to ask my Dr. for some antibiotics. Hope is the engine that drives this train.

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