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Thursday, August 22 2019
What is MARCoNS?
MARCoNS can easily be diagnosed with just two tests:
Other helpful tests (as explained in this article, but not required for a diagnosis of MARCoNS) are:
What is the best treatment plan for MARCoNS?
The conventional approach to eradicating MARCoNS involves working closely with your practitioner. Usually in this case the proper testing methods are ordered and performed such as MARCoNS tests, MSH levels and more.
After testing has confirmed that you do have MARCoNS, your doctor will view the list of "resistant bacteria" that are listed on your lab report. This will allow your doctor to be able to prescribe the proper antibiotics that "your body" is NOT resistant to plus rounds of what is called BEG spray.
*WARNING: Taking the conventional approach to MARCoNS is NOT the best recommended way to eradicate MARCoNS safely. Ingesting antibiotics "FURTHER LOWERS" your MSH and also disrupts the gut bacteria. This could ultimately lead to another case of MARCoNS, Candida Overgrowth, SIBO, Leaky Gut, Allergies and more. For safer and effective options please see the holistic approach below.
MARCoNS Holistic Approach #1 (Level 1 -easiest to do but takes the longest to eradicate the bacteria. Patients report up to 6 months on this easy protocol)
HOW TO USE IT:
The 2 sprays are used in rotation. It doesn't matter which spray you start with. Each spray is used "twice a day" in each nostril (rotating) Ex: I used my sprays, Xlear (two sprays each nostril) at 9am, Argentyn 23 (two sprays each nostril) at 2pm, Xlear (two sprays each nostril) at 6pm and then Argentyn 23 (two sprays each nostril) before bed.
If test still shows a positive MARCoNS diagnosis and low levels of MSH you'll need to keep repeating the protocol for another month or so. OR, you can try the Holistic Protocol for Megasporebiotics below.
MARCoNS Holistic Approach #2 (Level 2 semi-difficult)
How to make a MegaSporeBiotic (or other spore-based probiotic) nasal Spray: Open 1-2 capsules in a nasal spray bottle. Add saline.
HOW TO USE IT:
This protocol is slightly different in that you are not rotating sprays on a daily basis. For 3 days, spray ONLY the Megasporebiotic twice in each nostril, twice a day. (These spore-based probiotics only have on-average, a 3 day lifespan so you'll need to make another new solution every 4 days to start your 4-day protocol over and over again.
MARCoNS Holistic Approach #3 - (LEVEL 3 more difficult but highly effective)
Iodine, Xlear, Sovereign Silver "IRRIGATION" approach. This protocol is a little more complicated and requires a strategic approach. This protocol includes using Iodine. Some people react to iodine in a negative way so it's wise to make sure you are not one of those who reacts first before trying the protocol. I would say that buying a small amount of iodine and doing a skin test. Apply a small amount or one drop of iodine to your skin to see if there is a reaction before using it in your nasal cavity. Many practitioners I've spoken to advise patients who are going to try the iodine method that they must consider supplementing with Selenium 200-400mcg daily. I buy the Soloray brand HERE because it is "citric acid & yeast free" for moldies. Selenium increases thyroid production and protects you against Hashimotos. Obviously this made me understand that too, if you have Hashimotos this protocol is NOT for you.
HOW TO USE IT:
In the Navage irrigation system mix a dash of the “Celtic Sea salt” (should taste like your tears) AND one to six drops of Lugols Iodine. Change how many drops you put in each time so the MARCoNS do not become resistant. Follow the directions on the Navage system and flush out your nasal and sinus cavities acording to the detailed instructions on the box.
HOW LONG DOES MARCoNS therapy last?
There is no set timing for this, unfortunately. It's based on how effective your treatment is. This is why it can be very beneficial to have your doctor guide you through this process. They can better help you keep an eye on what's working and what's NOT working. They can also re-order tests for you to make sure that the staph is completely gone. I don't recommend trying this on your own without at least a minimal amount of help. However, if you are strapped and cannot find a doctor to help you, there are ways you can order the labs on your own but be prepared to pay full price online for MSH lab testing. So to answer your question....It took me 3 months of treatment to eradicate my MARCoNS after exposure. NOTE: Getting re-exposed to another mold or water damaged building can have you starting all over again from step 1...so always practice mold avoidance if all possible and also be aware of lyme disease and tick prevention as well.
HOW DO YOU KNOW IT"S GONE?
The only way to know that your MARCoNS has been eradicated is to repeat the testing method of:
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