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Hydrogen Peroxide Therapy for Improved Health

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H2O2 and Medications

05/03/2011: Andrea C from Cardiff, Wales: "i had a hip replment (titainium) 6 weeks ago. I also have neuropathic pain, fybromyalgia, arthritis(osteo) I am also on oxycodoene slow release(which give me terrible calf pains,) and oynorm instantainious release. I am also taking alpha lipolic acid, 300 mg's 2 times a day b1(belmofontaine) 2 times a day, organic cracked wall chorella, 5 tabs 2 times a day, and a organic vit and mineral with food and subtilingual b12. I drink distilled water, eat organic produce, was also taking b100 complex, but stopped as the amount of methyl colbamaine(vit b 12) would have been too high. The pain meds give me constipation and annal fissures, haemeroids, and splits up my butt crack. The doc gave me latoloose for the constipation and cream and suppositories for fissures and piles but the pain when I open my bowels and bleeding is agony! I also have asthma and want to try nebulising the food grade h202 in distilled water, but am freaked out that the meds, and supplements may be too much, and the h202 may effect my hip replacement! I also have thrush, but don't want to use a fungicide on top of every thing else! I'M also worried that I may be doing more harm than good taking all the other stuff. Please can Ted or anyone help me out? thanks x x x"

05/03/2011: Scorpioempress from Ridgecrest, Ca replies: "Sweetie, have you trief boron for your fibro?? Type "boron fibromyalgia" in ECs search bar."
05/04/2011: Andrea C from Cardiff, Wales replies: "Thanks Scorpioempress for your reply x will certainly check out the info you suggessted love Andrea C X X X"

04/21/2011: Roberta from Gouldsboro, Pa: "I wonder if you or any of your readers know if food grain hydrogen peroxide will interfere with any medications for diabetics. My husband is diabetic and takes metformin and actos and now recently started taking food grain hydrogen peroxide. Will that affect his diabetic medication?"

09/08/2012: Ali from Swansea, Wales, Uk replies: "Although this is quite a bit out of date, I will respond for the benefit of others.

It seems that HP can help regulate blood sugar levels, so for those on oral medication it may help to make the medication more effective, reduce the level of the dose or even remove the need for it completely.

Just keep monitoring the blood sugar levels, eat generally low-carb for good health anyway, and you might over time just find that you are no longer classed as diabetic!"

02/19/2011: Dwayne from Gananoque, Canada: "I have a question about food grade hydrogen peroxide I have had a valve transplant and I am on blood thinners and blood pressure medication do you think it would be safe to take food grade hydrogen peroxide internaly thank you for your time"

03/04/2011: Monique from Genk, Belgium replies: "I have the same question. I also take bloodthinners like Aspirin and I'm asking if it is safe to start the cure?"

02/18/2011: Jan from Nyc, Ny, Usa: "Please tell me whether a Nuvaring contraceptive is adversely affected by a 3% hydrogen peroxide douche. My daughter had been suffering from BV; I checked your site, suggested the hydrogen peroxide douche full strength for 3 minutes for one week. She followed it for the past two days, delighted that the smell and other symptoms are gone. She is going on Winter break to visit her LDR bf for a week. It suddenly struck me that she may have compromised the safety of her contraceptive method by following my advise. Before telling her anything, I called the company. They said to contact her OB/GYN doctor, who didn't know and recommended using an alternative method (condoms, etc. ). I have read that spermicide contains hydrogen peroxide, but don't know what strength, and if 3% is really damaging. I don't want to alarm her and create a problem for their quality time. Yet, if there is a strong chance that the hydrogen peroxide has killed the Nuvaring chemicals, then its best to tell her ASAP. Before doing so, I thought I better check with the pros on here. Thank you for any advice. PS... the Nuvaring is suppose to act like a birth control pill (throughout her system) yet its locally placed in the vagina like a diaphragm."

01/16/2010: Vince from Etowah, Nc, Us: "Hydrogen Peroxide and Diabetes

I would like to know if I can start drinking a H2o2 solution with my diabetes meds. I'm on Metformin 1000 mg and Glipizide 10 mg and Onglyza 5 mg for type 2 diabetes and want to know if I should stop taking the pills during the H2o2 regimen.Thanks for the help"

H2O2 and Mercury Fillings

09/03/2009: Tracy from Charlotte, Nc, Usa: "Is H202 therapy safe for someone with multiple mercury fillings? I read elsewhere that it can cause further release of mercury vapors."

H2O2 and Sperm

09/05/2010: Blrobbins from Smiths Lake, Nsw Australia: "Hi there, I just started Hydrogen Peroxide therapy and we are trying for a baby and I just realised I better find out and make sure it won't harm sperm in any way. I can't find much info. Are you guys aware of any potential harm to sperm and if I should stop the therapy. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks"

H2O2 Side Effects

Approval Ratings

08/28/2013: Nefeli from Greece: "Hi,I need your advice. I accidentally bought h2o2 pharmaceutical grade 3.1%, instead of food grade.

I put a tea spoon of H2O2 into half glass of water, placed my toothbrush in it for 1 minute then poured a little water on the toothbrush and washed my teeth and tongue with it. Did not swallow it but I guess I swalled some of it naturally. Then I checked the label and got scared cause I got a very slight stomach upset.

The bottle contains H2O2 3,1% - water -Alcohol Denat- Etidronic Acid - Phosphoric Acid - Disodium edta - Phenacetin - Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder.

Please tell me your opinion about it, how dangerous it is even though I might have swallowed not much."

08/28/2013: Mmsg from Somewhere, Europe replies: "Nefeli, I use that regular pharmacy stuff all the time for inhalation and tooth brushing - I do dilute it - it never posed a problem for me."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  06/30/2012: Everett from Orlando, Fl Usa: "I started taking h2o2 4 mos ago. Started with 3 drops in 8 oz distilled water, and built up to 25 drops 2 x daily. I continue to take the 25 drops 2xdaily. I am 74 years old, 5' 10", 155 lbs, non smoker, work out every day, eat healthy, and on no prescription medication. I have fought cancer since '01 with diet, exercise, and rife machines, also had tuberculosis in '62 with moderate advanced case, hospitalized 4 months, was completely cured and no relapses.

Since taking HP for approx 4 months total, I have had painful boils, and cold and flu like symptoms, but the symptoms have escalated in the last 9 days. I have developed a deep cough, sore throat, very low energy almost like I have a virus or flu bug and can do very little work which I'm normally pretty high energy.

I do not throw up or have any intestinal discomfort. I have no fever, no sinus irritation. But a terrible nagging cough for 9 days. I purchased a Vicks Warm Mist humidifier yesterday to see if it will make me feel better, and stop the coughing, return my energy level.

Do I have a toxic build up? What would you suggest to get my energy back??


07/01/2012: Timh from Louisville, Ky, USA replies: "Everett, One would use H2O2 drops as a treatment phase but not long-term. Ideally you would want to slowly graduate from the H2O2 drops and begin using "antioxidants" (of which are many kinds) to insure protection for cells. Lots of good nutrition plus antioxidants would suffice any somewhat healthy person. Any of the many forms of detoxing are recommended on a routine basis to keep "clean" on the inside. Hope this helps."
09/08/2012: Ali from Swansea, Wales, Uk replies: "Yes, you have a toxic build-up - but it's not caused by the H202. The H202 is triggering detox of toxins your body has accumulated over the years.

It is best not to stop the H202, but maybe reduce it for a while just to let your body continue to detox. Having been reading through the whole area on HP, time after time people post that the HP made them sick.

We have been brainwashed into believing that anything that makes us feel rotten is an 'illness'. No, it's just the body's way of off-loading what it doesn't want. The body will use any outlet it can to detox - coughs (lungs), colds (sinus/throat/nose), rashes, sores, boils, spots, zits, eczema, psoriasis (skin), diarrhea (bowels), cystitis (bladder) conjunctivitis (eyes), and will often send the toxins out through the nearest or best available outlet.

Because our lifestyles often prevent our bodies from being able to detox properly - the first sniffle gets us running to the Doc for a 'suppression' tablet - the toxins are often driven deep into the body rather than out of it.

HP gets the cells working far better - and far more able to detox. If people were to read far more information before jumping in to this, they would then understand what to expect.

It will pass, and keeping on with the HP, even a lower dose, will help it to detox faster. Stopping the HP can often just prolong the detox."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  09/18/2011: Evelyn from New York, Ny, Us: "We had been using food grade hydrogen peroxide in a humidifier for many months.

My nearsightedness has suddenly gotten worse for near distance, for example, signs in supermarkets. My boyfriends' eyes have gotten a lot worse in conditions of glare and haze, he had photosensitivity before but it has become a big problem.

We stopped using the hydrogen peroxide in the humidifier because that is the only new variable.

Does anyone know if hydrogen peroxide caused these problems? At no time did our eyes feel irritated or did I feel he was putting in too much. If damage was caused, what would reverse it?"

09/19/2011: Dud from From The Woods Of, Wv, Usa replies: "Both of your symptoms indicate that the "lens" of your inner eyeballs could be getting clouded over by cataract-like distortions.... possibly due to the h2o2 free radical damage [?].

There is a protein-glycogen substace called acetyl-L-cysteine [spelling?] that is being used as eye drops to reverse cataracts. Improves about 75% of people who try it.

search it on a scroogle search.

Remedies Especially for Cataracts

*The use of carrots is considered beneficial in the treatment of cataract. Take plenty of raw carrots daily or else drink two glasses of fresh carrot juice, one each in the morning and evening.

*Eat two or three cloves of raw garlic daily to clean the crystalline lens of the eye. The cloves should be chewed slowly.

*Extract the juice of pumpkin flowers and apply externally on the eyelids twice daily to prevent further clouding of the crystalline lens.

*Mix an equal quantity of aniseed and coriander powder together with one teaspoon of brown sugar, and take the mixture in doses of 12 grams in the morning and evening.

*Place a few drops of raw organic honey in the eyes twice or more each day. This is an ancient Egyptian remedy which is reported to have benefitted many people with cataracts.

*Finely grind seven kernels of raw almonds together with half a gram of black pepper and place in a half cup of water. Sweeten with raw honey and drink the mixture to help the eyes regain vigor and clarity.

*Twice daily, close your eyes and bathe them with hot (but not scalding) water containing Epsom salts. In addition, take an Epsom salts bath at least twice a week. Remain in the bath from twenty-five to thirty-five minutes till you perspire freely. After the bath, cool off gradually.

When it comes to eye remedies, the best results may well come from combining one or more of the suggested remedies.

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a small organic molecule with a disultide bond. It is a superb antioxidant that is soluble in both water and fat. ALA is an important coenzyme for the production of acetyl coenzyme A. Dihydorlipoic acid (DHLA), it's reduced form, is an electron donor that recycles other fundamental antioxidants (vitamin C, vitamin E, and glutathione). ALA and DHJLA are superb free radical scavenger themselves because they neutralize peroxyle radicals [36], hydroxyl radicals [39] and singlet oxygen [38].

ALA is also a metal chelator that removes mercury from tissues [17], prevents calcium oxalate crystals (stones) from forming in the kidneys [21, chelates copper [28], and removes arsenic [18].

Lately, there has been a great explosion in ALA research. The lipoic acid/dihydrolipoic acid redox couple inhibits viral replication by stabilizing the NFK beta transcription factor [4], blocks the development of cataracts [24], protects the kidneys form aminoglycoside damage [35], insulates the pancreatic islet cells form inflammatory assault [7], inhibits thymocyte apoptosis [8], and stimulates the production of helper T cells [15]. In addition, the toxic side effects of cancer chemotherapy can be attenuated with the use of ALA [5] and it protects bone marrow from free radical damage secondary to ionizing radiation. [33]."

09/19/2011: Debbie from Melbourne, Australia replies: "I would be very concerned about taking Alpha Lipoic Acid if as stated it chelates copper and iron. These are two very important minerals for the body. Copper as I understand it is one of the most important minerals."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  11/30/2010: Julie from Columbia Falls, Mt: "Has anyone ever had red eyes from taking the dosage three time a day. I started getting red eyes when I hit six drops a day."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  05/19/2011: Nay from Sacramento, Ca, Usa replies: "I just started taking H2O2 (35% FGHP). I am at 5 drops twice a day. I noticed red eyes yesterday, I am not sure if it is because of H2O2 or something else. In a few days, I am planning to go for 6-10 drops 3 times. I will update results."
09/08/2012: Ali from Swansea, Wales, Uk replies: "The HP has triggered detox in my eyes. Gobs of gloop and crusts in the morning. Fantastic. Better out than in! Red eyes is just detox. It should pass. Keep going."

[WARNING!]  10/01/2010: Sistertongue from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa: "Heavy metal interaction with H202 caution. I had been happily using h202 for several months, then started have concerning heart palpitations, though I was not linking this in any way to h202. I live in an area with high naturally-occurring arsenic in the water supply. A neighbor mentioned that most filters do not filter out arsenic and that I should be buying drinking water. This little tidbit caused me to look up arsenic poisoning - which fit my symptoms exactly: headaches, confusion, drowsiness and heart arrythmias. The latter is where the h202 caution comes in. I read that "arsenic in cells stimulates the production of h202. When h202 reacts with certain metals such as iron or manganese, it produces a highly reactive hydroxyl radical, " which can cause neurological imbalances and disruptions in the electrical-voltage complex of the heart, resulting in disruptive intervals in the QT (that's that lovely little bio-battery we all have that keeps our heart beating at regular intervals). I stopped taking h202 immediately and stopped drinking my water. I have begun a heavy metal detox (I am also having old mercury/silver fillings removed right now) and will complete this before I go back on the h202. I think it important that, if readers have been exposed to metals or other harmful toxins, they may want to consult with health care providers about h202 interactions before proceeding with its use."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  09/24/2010: Sunny from Chennai, India: "Hi Ted
This is Sunny from India. I am a 35 year old woman with two kids aged 7 and 31/2 years. After my second son is born I got severe hyper pigmentation and Melasma and also my immunity came down and I put on 10 kg s of weight. I get frequent colds and cough which are so severe that I used to be on bed for at least two days a week. Then I saw Earth clinic and started Food Grade H2O2 therapy and also Baking Soda. I am using right now from past four months and I want to stop now as my sicknesses came down drastically. But one side effect is that my face and neck has turned to almost black after I started using H2O2 and Baking Soda. In a country where skin color and complexion is given predominant importance I am not even able to step out of the house. I tried many cosmetic treatments like laser, peels which only further aggravated my problem. They told me to avoid working with computer as it sends UV rays and increases pigmentation. They gave me many suggestions to avoid sun through windows also at home, avoid going out in the car too in daylight even with sunscreen. These are so impractical for my lifestyle and anyhow I am avoiding direct sun exposure. My rest of the body is a shade better as usual but it is also darkened a little after using H2O2. Only my face, neck and feet are very hyper pigmentated. So my now only hope is alternative and folk remedies. So Ted please help me why all this happened. Does H2O2 aggravate hyper pigmentation? Now my only help is YOU. So please reply at your earliest convenience. Thank you

Kind Regards

09/26/2010: Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Actually I have made update in the protocol here to make it more effective. I have a few cases of melasma that seems to respond better with the magnesium chloride solution remedy. Basically it is made of 60-70% magnesium chloride and 30 to 40% water. The solution is applied to the skin four or five times a day. So if the hydrogen peroxide did not work, the magnesium helped. There is another one that had similar problems and seems to respond to B2 100 mg, folic acid 10 mg and B12, but this one seems helped gradual clearing up of the skin after about a month of supplementation. It's important however that bowel movement is maintained at once or preferably twice a day, by taking perhaps 20 to 30 drops of magnesium, 30 minutes before meals. If there's enough cases of melasma, I can at least say which ones worked the best, but what I do know is in some cases of melasma, it turns out to be a vitamin B deficiency. That's why B2, B12, and folic acid works. However, some B50 vitamin B complex may need to be taken also, but that's usually twice a week or three times a week maximum to once a week minimum.

09/27/2010: Sunny from Chennai, India replies: "Here Ted posted as an update for the protocol to make it more effective. But there is no any protocol post. For me it seems there was a protocol post which he made and later updated it. EC, did you miss any of the Ted posts regarding this. Please look into it and clarify at your earliest convenience. You can e-mail me also. Thank you

Kind Regards,

EC: Hi Sunny,

Ted is probably referring to the remedies posted here:

and here:

09/30/2010: Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "H2O2 might aggravate hyperpigmentation, but I haven't seen a case here that had it. Magnesium chloride seems to be most consistent in resolving this but it is rather slow. In some cases if hyperpigmentation is due to sun exposure, usually aloe vera oil works, but is applied lightly. In yet another case, I found melasma came from a vitamin B deficiency, such as B2, riboflavin and was quickly resolved in a week or two. However, I prefer to try B2, with some vitamin B complex. Usually B2 dosage I used is about 100-250 mg."

08/31/2010: Oz from Miami Beach, Florida, Usa: "Does hydrogen peroxide treatment causes the body hair color to change? Since the beginning of the current treatment of hydrogen peroxide that I start I notice that my eyebrows hair becomes brown/ blond (my normal hair color is black). I tried to look for any kind of post about it- and I could not find any post that talks about such an event. Is this normal or am I the only report on the hydrogen peroxide Therapy I already went through the daily level of three times a day and right now I'm taking the 3% HYDROGEN PEROXIDE every 3 days 20 drops and soon I'll start to take 20 drops once a week."

09/02/2010: Tricia from Ireland replies: "HP will definitely cause hair colour change if applied directly onto the hairs. It is an ingredient in hair colour. Internally, I haven't seen any reports on this site but I do remember that at some stage the New York Times(I think it was that paper)published an article about a university study that claimed an excess of HP in the body caused premature greyness. They weren't talking about ingestion of HP but conversion of another chemical to HP within the body."

[SIDE EFFECTS]  06/20/2010: Lisa-lou from Perth, Wa, Australia: "I have just started h2o2 therapy orally and would like to know if bloating and uncomfortable bladder is normal. I started with 3 drops 35% hp to 230mls water."



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