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Increase your Energy, Mental Clarity and Endurance – OHR #474

ohr-474 - The value of methylene blue

Sometimes nutritional supplements are magical. This one is. I have been using it for about 9 months and love the effect it has on my energy, mental clarity and endurance.

Here is the scoop…

Methylene blue has the unique ability to increase the voltage of the batteries of your cells called mitochondria. These are the powerhouses that convert energy in your food to energy for your body. It does so by contributing extra electrons to the last step of the electron transport chain in your mitochondria, literally increasing the voltage of the inner membrane.

The higher voltage increases ATP (adenosine triphosphate) production, the molecule used to power virtually every process in the body. This effect is especially notable in the brain. The first time I drank a solution of methylene blue I felt increased energy in my brain before I finished drinking it, and I chugged it!

It is a known potent cognitive enhancer at a level of roughly .2 mg per pound. The nootropic or brain boosting dose is 30 – 50 mg per day depending on your size. Its use is known to be very safe up to 200 mg per day. Our preparation provides 1.5 mg per drop, but we have a protocol that you can use so you gradually increase the dose that is suitable for you.

In higher doses IV it is an approved treatment for various conditions, especially related to poisonings. It can also assist to break up biofilm and restore a healthy gut microbiome.

When red light is applied to the skin it activates the compound further and boosts collagen production, rejuvenating the skin. If you take this compound and bathe in a bank of red Juuva lights you may be amazed by the results. If tumor cells are incubated with methylene blue and then red light applied, they rapidly dissolve.

It has been deemed very safe when used within the recommended limits.

The form we are offering is the purest and most potent form available. This is for 3 reasons.

  1. First the compound is US Pharmaceutical grade. Others may provide chemical grade which may be contaminated with heavy metals. Only confirmed USP grade should be used.
  2. Second, this preparation is liposomal. This means it is encapsulated in little cell membrane like packets that increases the delivery into cells by 50-100%. Only phosphatidylcholine is used, which is an essential component of your cell membranes and can also enhance learning and memory. Others may use PEG (polyethylene glycol) to make liposomal preparations which can have toxic effects.
  3. The third is that the water used to make the formulation is enhanced with a high vibrational light frequency that can further enhance and amplify the benefits this compound provides. This can include boosting the known anti-oxidant effects as well as reducing inflammation.

There are 2 main precautions.

If you are on a prescription MAO inhibitor drug, like:

  • Isocarboxazid (Marplan)
  • Phenelzine (Nardil)
  • Selegiline (Emsam)
  • Tranylcypromine (Parnate)

Then methylene blue should not be taken as it may enhance the effect of the drug. This increases the effects of dopamine, the reward chemical, and norepinephrine, or brain adrenaline, on the central nervous system. This can have the effect of mood elevation. There’s the potential of an adverse reaction if persons are taking MAO inhibitor drugs.

The other is for persons with deep seated infections such as Lyme disease. Its use can cause the breakdown of such organisms, which if happens too quickly, can cause an allergic like systemic reaction called a Herxheimer reaction, or a Herx for short. If either of these situations apply, this formula should be used only under medical supervision.

If neither apply this unique compound can immediately boost your brain energy and cognition and make all the batteries in your cells even more powerful. It’s a great adjunct for those who aspire to be limitless.

We have this in our LifeWorks formulary and I have put many people on it with good results. The key is to gradually up the dose to see what works best for you. I think you will like it as much as I do.

Have a great week.
Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

“I started methylene blue at Karima’s recommendation in July of 2022. I herxed the first week but was aware this might happen Headache and nausea. I slowly added until I am up to nine drops and feel great from it. Brain fog mostly gone and more energy! Very happy, after nine years with Lyme and EBV and on disability, I have just started a part-time remote writing job in the field of my profession that I lost nine years ago! So far so good. I will be working part-time for 6 months and see how my health does. I am also doing maintenance on EBOO which has also had a positive impact with my blood.” –Marcy

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Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s wife Sue, a Registered Nurse, became interested in nutrition and health and began to go to lectures from some of the experts in the field. At the time, Dr. Minkoff was pretty fixed in his view of traditional medicine and it took a lot of convincing to get him to come to one of these lectures. After hearing Dr. Jeffrey Bland speak, Dr. Minkoff had a eureka moment and began pursuing the alternative field with a vengeance. Based on this new knowledge Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic in 1997 to help some friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into Lifeworks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States. In the process, he gained expertise in Biological medicine, integrative oncology, heavy metal detoxification, anti-aging medicine, hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, energy medicine, neural and prolotherapy, homeopathy, and optimum nutrition. He studied under the masters in each of these disciplines until he became an expert in his own right. Dr. Minkoff is one of the most in-demand speakers in the field and wrote an Amazon best-selling book called The Search For The Perfect Protein. The demand for the products and protocols he discovered became a catalyst for founding BodyHealth.Com, a nutrition company that now manufactures and distributes cutting-edge nutritional solutions for the many health problems of today. Dr. Minkoff writes two free online newsletters, “The Optimum Health Report” and ”The BodyHealth Fitness Newsletter”, to help others learn about optimum health and fitness. Dr. Minkoff is an avid athlete himself and has completed 43 Ironman Triathlons. To keep his fitness maximal, he lives the lifestyle he teaches to others and tries to set an example for others, so they can enjoy a life free of pain and full of energy.