Radiation Hormesis

Natural Radiation Hormesis

Historical and Modern Healing Therapies using Low Dose Radiation

What is Radiation Hormesis:

Radiation hormesis (also called radiation homeostasis) is the hypothesis that low doses of ionizing radiation (within the region of and just above natural background levels) are beneficial, stimulating the activation of repair mechanisms that protect against disease, that are not activated in absence of ionizing radiation. The reserve repair mechanisms are hypothesized to be sufficiently effective when stimulated as to not only cancel the detrimental effects of ionizing radiation but also inhibit disease not related to radiation exposure (see hormesis). This counter-intuitive hypothesis has captured the attention of scientists and public alike in recent years.  Japanese and USA medical workers have both prevented and cured cancer with this approach.   The story of radiation hormesis starts in about 1880.

Read on or listen to the CBC radio show here …

This is an episode of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation show called “Quirks and Quarks”.     This episode describes hormesis and also includes an interview with Edward Calabrese.

 

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Nobel Prize Winners and Pioneers in Radiation Before WW1

The major scientists working on radiation during the 1800s and early 1900s had already shown that low level radioactivity was beneficial for living things.  Plants and animals grew bigger, reproduced better, had fewer cancers and infectious diseases and had a longer lifespan!   Yet we often believe that low level radiation is harmful … but this is because of Cold War propaganda from 1946 to 1980.   This website will try to separate the propaganda from the real science!

Marie Currie 1867-1934

Marie Currie 1867-1934

Pierre Curie (1859 – 1906)

Pierre Curie (1859 – 1906)

Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852-1908)

Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852-1908)

J. J. Thompson, discoverer of the electron, found radioactivity in well water in 1903.   Within a year scientists throughout the world discovered that all famous healing hot springs such as Lourdes in France or Bath in the UK were radioactive.

JJ Thompson, discoverer of the electron

JJ Thompson, discoverer of the electron

 What is Radiation Hormesis

Hormesis is the concept that in low doses poisons are beneficial.   Edward Calabrese, formerly of the USA EPA spent 40 years studying poisons such as DDT, arsenic, PCBs, Dioxins etc.  He found that without exception poisons in low dose were beneficial.  Animals and plants exposed to low doses of any poison including radiation benefit with better reproduction, larger offspring, resistance to infection and fewer cancers.

Cancer treatments have been developed experimentally in Japan and the USA using low dose radiation Hormesis healing.  It has been effective, painless and it is an inexpensive treatment.  Yet we do not use low dose radiation treatment but prefer virtually killer doses of radiation that lower the immune system possibly triggering more cancer.  In contrast radiation Hormesis uses xrays or nuclear sources so weak that there are no side effects.  The cancer just disappears over 6 months as the body slowly defeats it using our own defenses.  See the work of Dr Sakamoto of Japan or Dr. Myron Pollycove of the USA.

Why this site exists: Both Dr Sakamoto of Japan and Dr. Myron Pollycove of the USA.  have had great success in treating cancer over the last 20 years yet this gentle approach is not used by doctors.   Cold War propaganda went deep into the cultural beliefs of scientists.   These false beliefs are making people suffer through inappropriately strong radiation treatments and they dying prematurely.  Chronic exposure to low dose radiation has been shown in population studies to reduce cancer by 30 percentage points!   The occurrence of cancers can be reduced from 40% to 10%!  I have at this age had a number of friends die of cancer after experiencing painful and inappropriate high dose radiation treatments.  This site exists to help bring back the ancient and harmless Radiation Hormesis as practiced in ancient Greece with modern improvements!

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Other sites by Ian Soutar & Microsec include:

Microsec R&D Inc.:  Electronic Product Development.
Rattail Antenna Booster Improves Range of Emergency Radios
Nickel Iron Battery Association: Nickel Iron Battery and History.
Radiation Hormesis Scientific Site:  Cancer prevention benefits of low level nuclear radiation.
Radiant-Beads.com:   Radiation Hormesis Tools for sale.

Bodyworksvictoria.ca/ian: Harmonic Resonance Bodywork Healing

Bodyworksvictoria.ca/health: Experimental Therapies for Arthritis & Cancer

harmonizer.ca: Mind Body Harmonizer Brain Stimulation Device 

Page Updated February 2016