Cervical Dysplasia

(See also Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

Etiology: A disordered growth or faulty development of tissue of the cervix (opening of the uterus or womb), a precancerous condition.

CAUSE: Believed to be caused by the same virus that causes venereal warts (papilloma virus). Some doctors are calling Cervical Dysplasia the newest sexually transmitted disease.

NUTRIENTS:

Acidophilus, 3 capsules or 1 tbsp. liquid 3 times a day, is important when taking antibiotics.

Garlic capsules, 2 capsules 3 times daily, is a natural antibiotic and immune system stimulant. Should be accompanied by Doctor’s advice.

Vitamin C, 3,000 - 10,000 mg. daily (divide into 4 doses per day), helps immune function and is an antiviral agent.

Zinc, 100 mg. daily, helps healing and the immune function.

Kelp, 6 tablets per day, supplies balanced vitamins and minerals.

Vitamin B complex, 50 mg. daily, is necessary in all cellular enzyme system function.

Germanium, 100 mg daily, speeds healing and reduces pain or discomfort.

Multivitamin and mineral complex, as directed on the label, promotes immune function.

Vitamin K, 100 mcg. daily in tablet form, is necessary for blood clotting.

Alfalfa is a good source.

HERBS:

Echinacea
Golden seal
Pau d arco
Suma
(Any of these may alleviate symptoms. Alternate teas and consume Rattlesnake-master
Bearberry
Virginia
Skullcap
Quinine, wild
Gumweed (rosinweed)
Compass-plant
Burdock, great
Blazing-star, rough
Ninebark
Gale, sweet
Maple, striped
Horsetail, field
Gentian root
Yellow dock
Myrrh gum
Sarsaparilla
Cleavers
Cubeb berries
Lily, wild pond
Willow, black
Bistort root
Red root

RECOMMENDATIONS:

This disease is highly contagious. The Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that you protect yourself with condoms. Condoms should be used, but they are no guarantee of protection against venereal diseases! Check with your doctor!

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