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January 13, 2019
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Yes, it is fine to perform the three month antifungal rotation regimen, using the FIGTreeVitamins.com Antifungal Package and then 1-3 months of FIGTreeVitamins.com’s Systemic Cleansing Package. It is essential to avoid sugars, which feed fungal overgrowth, so drinking ANY fruit juice is counter-productive when performing an antifungal rotation regimen, especially orange juice, whether processed for freshly pressed at home. You may have Granny Smith apples and limited blueberries, raspberries and blackberries but NO fruit juices, as this is simply a high concentration of sugar. It take 6-8 oranges to get 8 ounces of orange juice and most people would never think of eating that many oranges each day. That is why we always say, “drink water, eat fruit.” But, again, when fungal, you cannot have high glycemic fruit at all. Please adhere to the Antifungal Food Choices List to the extent possible, understanding that the more foods and beverages you consume that are not permitted on that list can inhibit success in resolving fungal overgrowth. ~ Vicki

January 12, 2019
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Thanks Vicki Y. I got the ginger drops but don’t see them anymore. Not a fan of mint so will try berry next time. I love the cucumber Endo Water and I read somewhere (or maybe spoke with someone at the company when I ordered – forget now) they are going to have natural sparkling alkaline water, so can’t wait to try that! I will get the antifungal package and start following your diet but it’s a tough one. I love carbs and it looks like I can’t even have fruit juice?? Is that true? But it’s healthy, so why? If I juice my own oranges and stuff? I’m not sure if I can do the systemic cleanse package yet because I’m short on cash right now. Is it ok if I do the antifungal package for the three months and then do the cleanse? Thanks for all your help.
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January 12, 2019
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Hi Norah and welcome! Both the Endo Water and Endo Drops are excellent for arthritis and pain; I have used them myself and have recommended them for many people. I also believe they have helped me with my hayfever/airborne allergies; although, I do not believe studies have been performed for this purpose. I also think they give me more energy, but that could be the change in my diet, as well, focusing on good, clean proteins from beef, poultry and lamb, organic non-starchy vegetables, berries, apples, tree grown nuts and seeds and very little grain (and ONLY certified organic whole grain). I have been making some commitments to better health over the past year. Specifically, I use Endo Brands SPEARMINT ENDO DROPS, and have also consumed their PURE high alkaline pH water, which I do not recommend for flavor (I prefer plain and simple water), but DO recommend for the energy and feeling of calmness and well-being you get when you consume it; in fact, I make one bottle last a full day and believe it hydrates better than anything else I have tried, including all of the other “clustered” type waters (I will not name names)). This is just better, probably because it is the cleanest, purest spring water available from an Indian reservation in the far north U.S. in Montana. I have also used their ENDO EASE, which is a roll on for pains and strains – it works on contact and I love it, though fortunately, I do not have to use it often. Still, it is nice to keep on hand! Whatever you do, just a little bit works, unlike other topical pain relievers. Just one swipe over the area and that is all you need.

As you said, Vitiligo is indeed fungal. I would include ANTIFUNGAL ROTATION Regimen using FIGTreeVitamins.com ANTIFUNGAL PACKAGE, and checking your current diet against our ANTIFUNGAL FOOD CHOICES LIST diet, which is intended to prevent fungal, parasitic and other microbial overgrowth by helping to starve toxic microbes by omitting the foods and beverages that help them thrive; use the links above to access the articles, antifungal package and dietary changes necessary to combat fungal overgrowth. IF you have severe inflammation from exposure to a lot of metals or chemicals, I think it is equally important to include the FIGTree Vitamins SYSTEMIC CLEANSING Package to systemically cleanse the body of these toxins. 

 

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January 10, 2019
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Hi everyone! I heard cannabidiol is a thing now but there’s so many brands! How do I tell what’s good? Thanks for the info you talked about on your show many months ago with Right On BrandsI like that it doesn’t have THC in it and it’s used for so many healing reasons. I just wanted to ask if any of you have tried cannabidiol (CBD) for fungus? I heard there are a lot of benefits for cannabidiol, especially for skin disease. I’ve been suffering vitiligo for almost a year now and am drinking Endo Water and using Endo Drops, which are pure cannabidiol (CBD) products, for my condition and it is helping a lot.
After doing additional research, I read that scientists believe that CBD has an anti-inflammatory compound in the drug that doesn’t cause a ‘high’, could help improve common skin conditions but right now it is used for cancer patients, epilepsy and neuro problems, depression and other mental problems and much more without the harmful effects of drugs that don’t cure anything. I found one article about cannabidiol and its healing properties in autoimmune diseases like vitiligo, arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, so decided to try it because the normal treatments I used before, like pharmaceutical drugs and creams, are like pulling the weed grasses without destroying the roots. Plus they caused me stomach and intestine problems and one of the creams burned my skin and caused a rash.
Any personal experience or testimonials from others about CBD would be appreciated. Also, is there anything else I can use as an adjunct to CBD for vitiligo? Thanks
Norah
June 27, 2015
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What you say is true, hupper; however, we believe in addressing the root cause of Vitiligo, which appears to be fungal overgrowth. To my horror, NIH just published an article in which ONE patient was given Tofacitinib, a drug used for Rheumatoid Arthritis, and the drug apparently resolved her Vitiligo completely. The article did not say whether the lady had Rheumatoid Arthritis and if resolving the Vitiligo was an effect of the drug for her, and it gave no other information about this particular case. Now suddenly, the doctor involved in the article has proclaimed that “It’s a first, and it could revolutionize treatment of an awful disease.” Plus, the article does not indicate how long ago this happened and whether or not the Vitiligo has returned, or may return, in the future if this person discontinues the drug. Tofacitinib carries with its use some extremely harmful effects, including cancer (see below), so to suggest using Tofacitinib based upon one case, I think is irresponsible.

If a person with Vitiligo is taking no medications, we recommend following our We recommend following our ANTIFUNGAL ROTATION Regimen using FIGTreeVitamins.com ANTIFUNGAL PACKAGE, and checking your current diet against our ANTIFUNGAL FOOD CHOICES LIST diet, which is intended to prevent fungal, parasitic and other microbial overgrowth by helping to starve toxic microbes by omitting the foods and beverages that help them thrive; use the links above to access the articles, antifungal package and dietary changes necessary to combat fungal overgrowth. We also recommend adding another bottle of FIGTree Vitamins PROBIOTIC ENTERIC, 35 Billion CFU to enhance rebuilding beneficial flora in the gut more quickly if you have not been using probiotics previously, or especially if you are using, or have recently used, antibiotics. Some people tend to be constipated, which can prevent the proper elimination of toxins from the body, for whom we recommend systemically cleansing more completely with the FIGTree Vitamins SYSTEMIC CLEANSING Package.

Also, everyone is encouraged to email us info@figtreelive.com, and request our Questionnaire! The more we know about your health issues, the easier it is to make the best recommendations for diet, cleanses and regimens for you! Once we send you our Questionnaire, just complete and return it; it takes 3-7 days for us to fully review it and make suggestions.

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TOFACITINIB

IMPORTANT RED BOX WARNING:

Using tofacitinib may decrease your ability to fight infection and increase the risk that you will get a serious infection,
including severe fungal, bacterial, or viral infections that spread through the body. These infections may need to be treated in a hospital and may cause death. Tell your doctor if you often get any type of infection or if you think you may have any type of infection now. This includes minor infections (such as open cuts or sores), infections that come and go (such as cold sores) and chronic infections that do not go away. Also tell your doctor if you have or have ever had diabetes, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) , acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or any other condition that affects your immune system. You should also tell your doctor if you live or have ever lived in areas such as the Ohio or Mississippi  river valleys where severe fungal infections are more common. Ask your doctor if you are not sure if these infections are common in your area.

Tell your doctor if you are taking medications that decrease the activity of the immune system such as the following: abatacept (Orencia); adalimumab (Humira); anakinra (Kineret); azathioprine (Azasan, Imuran); certolizumab
(Cimzia); cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune); etanercept (Enbrel); golimumab (Simponi); infliximab (Remicade); methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall); rituximab (Rituxan); steroids including dexamethasone, methylprednisolone (Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone), and prednisone; tacrolimus (Prograf); and tocilizumab Actemra).

Your doctor will monitor you for signs of infection during and after your treatment. If you have any of the following
symptoms before you begin your treatment or if you experience any of the following symptoms during or shortly after your treatment, call your doctor immediately: fever; sweating; chills; muscle aches; cough; shortness of breath;
weight loss; warm, red, or painful skin; sores on the skin; frequent or painful urination; or excessive tiredness.

You may already be infected with tuberculosis (TB; a serious lung infection) but not have any symptoms of the disease. In this case, using tofacitinib may make your infection more serious and cause you to develop symptoms. Your doctor will perform a skin test to see if you have an inactive TB infection before you begin your treatment with tofacitinib. If necessary, your doctor will give you medication to treat this infection before you start using tofacitinib. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had TB, if you have lived in or visited a country where TB is common, or if you have been around someone who has TB. If you have any of the following symptoms of TB, or if you develop any of these symptoms during your treatment, call your doctor immediately: cough, coughing up bloody mucus; weight loss, loss of muscle tone, or fever.

Taking tofacitinib may increase the risk that you will develop lymphoma (cancer that begins in the cells that fight infection) or other types of cancers. Some people who took tofacitinib with other medications after they had a kidney transplant developed a condition that caused their bodies to produce too many white blood cells. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had any type of cancer or have had a kidney transplant.

Your doctor or pharmacist will give you the manufacturer’s patient information sheet (Medication Guide) when you begin treatment with tofacitinib and each time you refill your prescription. Read the information carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. You can also visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website (http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugS…..085729.htm) or the manufacturer’s website to obtain the Medication Guide.

Why is this medication prescribed?

Tofacitinib is used alone or with other medications to treat rheumatoid arthritis (condition in which the body attacks
its own joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function) in adults who cannot be treated with methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall) alone. Tofacitinib is in a class of medications called Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors. It works by
decreasing the activity of the immune system.

How should this medicine be used?

Tofacitinib comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food twice a day. Take tofacitinib at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take tofacitinib exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Your symptoms may improve as soon as 2 weeks after you begin taking tofacitinib, but it may take 3-6 months for you to feel the full benefit of the medication. Talk to your doctor about how tofacitinib works for you.

Tofacitinib may help control your condition but will not cure it. Continue to take tofacitinib even if you feel well. Do not stop taking tofacitinib without talking to your doctor.

Other uses for this medicine

This medication may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

What special precautions should I follow?

Before taking tofacitinib,

  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to tofacitinib, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in tofacitinib tablets. Ask your pharmacist or check the Medication Guide for a list of the ingredients.
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and nutritional supplements you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention the medications listed in the IMPORTANT RED BOX WARNING section and any of the following: certain antiviral medications such as fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), and ketoconazole (Nizoral); aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Naprosyn, Aleve); carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol, Equetro); clarithromycin (Biaxin); certain medications for HIV including indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), and ritonavir (Norvir, in Kaletra); nefazodone; phenobarbital; phenytoin (Dilantin); rifabutin (Mycobutin), and rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, in Rifater, in Rifamate).Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
  • tell your doctor what herbal products you are taking, especially St. John’s wort.
  • tell your doctor if you have stomach pain that has not been diagnosed and if you have or have ever had ulcers (sores in the lining of your stomach or intestine), diverticulitis (swelling of the lining of the large intestine), liver disease including hepatitis B or hepatitis C, or kidney disease.
  • tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking tofacitinib, call your doctor.
  • tell your doctor if you have recently received or are scheduled to receive any vaccinations. If you need any vaccinations, you may have to receive the vaccinations and then wait some time before beginning your
    treatment with tofacitinib. Do not have any vaccinations during your treatment without talking to your doctor.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Talk to your doctor about eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medication.

What side effects can this medication cause?

Tofacitinib may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go
away:

  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • stuffy or runny nose

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms or those listed in the IMPORTANT RED BOX WARNING section, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment:

  • stomach pain, especially if it comes along with fever and diarrhea or constipation
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • loss of appetite
  • dark urine
  • clay-colored bowel movements
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • pale skin
  • shortness of breath

Tofacitinib may cause an increase in your blood cholesterol levels. Your doctor will order tests to monitor your cholesterol levels during your treatment. Talk to your doctor about the risks of taking this medication.

Tofacitinib may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while taking this Medication.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online [at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch] or by phone [1-800-332-1088].

In case of emergency/overdose

In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not
breathing, call local emergency services at 911.

Brand names

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June 27, 2015
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What I know about vitiligo diseases in which immune system mistakenly attack by some body of your own body. 
Vitiligo occurs when melanin-forming cells (melanocytes) die or stop producing melanin — 
the pigment that gives your skin, hair and eyes color. The white patches lighter or darker on your skin is vitiligo. 
But there are lots treatment for vitiligois available includes Laser,
 phototherapy, PUVA-use psoralen and grafting of healthy skin on the afftected part of skin.
March 12, 2014
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Yes, Kenny, he may do as I suggested after Mandy's post. The HCTZ (Hydrochlorothiazide) is for edema (swelling from water retention), usually, and the Lipitor is a statin drug that artificially lowers cholesterol numbers, but its side-effects can often be worse than any problem elevated cholesterol may be, and the cholesterol numbers typically elevate again once a person discontinues the statin drug. An alternative is Red Yeast Rice (we prefer Nature's Plus Red Yeast Rice 600mg extended release tablets – 1 per day) instead of the statin but must not be used with a statin drug. In either case, he should be taking 100-300mg CoQ10 daily. CoQ10 can help to defray some of the side-effects of statin drugs for many, but not all people taking them. The most common side-effect of statin drugs is muscle pain or weakness and cramping. It is also important not to drop cholesterol levels too low, as this can cause hormonal imbalances and other health issues. Cholesterol is essential for blood vessel health and it is common for cholesterol levels to rise as a person ages, which can actually be healthy if it is not caused by poor diet and lack of exercise. In my opinion, your friend MUST change his diet and ditch the beer. Beer is fungus and sugar, so among the worst things to consume if there are any health issues, such as fungal overgrowth (likely the cause of Vitiligo) and high blood pressure.

March 10, 2014
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I can't believe I caught this. I was just about to sign out. My buddy has been diagnosed with vitiligo last week. He's black and has white bloches all over his arms, neck and face. He eats worse than me and drinks a lot of beer on weekends. He has high cholesterol and blood pressure problems and I asked him what he's taking and if he wants your help. He said he'd listen. He takes Lipitor and a diuretic called HTCZ. Can he do what you recommended to mandysimpkins? Thanks.

Ken

March 6, 2014
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Thank you, Mandy, and welcome to HealthTalkLive! It is always wonderful to hear success stories.

We believe Vitiligo is, at least partially, involved in fungal overgrowth, and that is likely what was addressed when you became well at the Chinese hospital. Unfortunately, many doctors prescribe antibiotics for Vitiligo and we believe this makes the problem worse, even if it is helpful at first. If we are correct, that Vitiligo is a fungal overgrowth issue, antibiotics will make it significantly worse. It is much like treating acne with antibiotics; these medications may kill  bacteria but the primary side-effect is fungal overgrowth, which is the root cause of far too many diseases and disorders.

As for our suggestions, those with Vitiligo who changed their diet (to our Anti-Fungal Food Choices) and followed our Anti-fungal Rotation Regimen (both may be found in the Reference Center to all Platinum Members) also had success. We believe combining those 2 changes, along with therapeutic amounts daily of NSC-100, RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care (50 billion CFU per enterically-coated capsule) and, PSOEs (Proteolytic Systemic Oral Enzymes), such as NSC Immzymes or WobenzymN, daily, aids with resolving Vitiligo, as well as other health issues you probably never realized you had because the Vitiligo was the main concern.

If you have not already done so, you might review our Anti-fungal Food Choices and compare it to your current dietary regimen. Consuming certain types of foods can make conditions like Vitiligo return.

March 5, 2014
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I suffer from vitligo at such an early age,my parents went to doctors in many places to cure me of the disease. However, my conditions did not get any better despite the expense of a lot of money. They decided to have a try and took me to a Chinese hospital. The affected sites on my body had improved significantly in less than a month. After reinforcement treatment of experts, I have completely recuperated my health and I have become cheerful.

July 25, 2011
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I heard you talk to a lady on the radio whose husband has vitiligo. I have or had vitiligo on my hands and used steroid creams for years that did nothing. They told me it is an autoimmune disorder and all they know to do is use steroids and immune system supressants that did nothing!

I followed your antifungal diet and antifungal rotation you suggested for years with the nsc100 and probiotics. I had it all over my hands and part of my arms and the antifungals worked. You can barely tell I ever had it so, as far as I'm concerned, doctors don't know a thing about it. Thanks for your help John and Vickiy

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