Approx. 15 Min.

Systemic Proteolytic Enzymes–What works, What Doesn’t and Why

Written by: Jon Barron

Proteolytic enzyme supplements, or systemic enzymes, work to clean out the blood, optimize blood flow, control inflammation throughout the body, as well as repair and rebuild the cardiovascular system.  Although they may have some cancer protective benefits–and there are indeed cancer therapies based on proteolytic enzymes, not to mention a number of studies that support those therapies–the primary benefits we’re looking for when taking systemic, proteolytic enzymes center around their ability to:

  • Control inflammation throughout the body, not just in your joints.
  • Repair and rebuild the cardiovascular system.
  • Optimize blood flow & cleanses blood of debris
  • Prevent and dissolve blood clots by dissolving fibrin
  • Dissolve plaque in your arteries and dental plaque in your mouth.
  • Clean up your immune system.
  • Minimize the impact of allergies but breaking down and removing circulating immune complexes.
  • Improve the ability to exercise and speed up recovery times.
  • Kill bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens.
  • Accelerate recovery from sprains, strains, fractures, bruises & surgery
  • Help with arthritis
  • Help with detoxification
  • Improve body alkalinity
  • Help with sinusitis and asthma
  • Help reduce MS symptoms

And all of these benefits stem from one simple ability: proteolytic enzymes facilitate the breakdown of rogue proteins in your bloodstream and in the soft tissues of your body. In this video, we’re going to take a look at exactly what systemic, proteolytic enzymes are, what they do, how they do it, and what the ideal proteolytic formula looks like.

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Great info here.  At 2:26 he discusses how these enzymes break down protein bonds in invading viruses as well as have the ability to digest and destroy the protein based defense shield of each and every pathogen, allergen, and rogue cell, leading to their elimination.

Can you see how this would help Lyme/MSIDS patients?

Not to mention the foreign protein invaders from the food we eat.  Many Lyme/MSIDS patients have food sensitivities and Mast Cell disorders that if not addressed will cause many symptoms that look identical to Tick borne illness (TBI).  This is why some patients do not improve after taking sufficient antimicrobials.  Antimicrobials will not fix this.

At 6:55 he discusses how research has shown systemic enzymes support healthy blood viscosity and blood platelet aggregation.  Since many TBI’s infect the blood cells of our body, this assistance is extremely helpful.  Parasitemia can cause hyper coagulation, and things like blood thinners help some patients just as much as antibiotics.  Speaking of blood thinners, nattokinase’s ability to balance the clotting ability of the blood is as good as Warfarin’s but without the side effects.  Research has shown it reduces blood pressure as well.  It also dissolves amyloid fibrils, which means it very well may help with Alzheimer’s, and most Lyme/MSIDS patients understand the connection there.

At 7:30 he mentions that papain has been shown to be as effective as the pharmaceutical drugs Butadion and Indomethacin as an anti-inflammatory and that it is even used for treating parasitic worms, another common MSIDS issue.

Talk over Systemic Enzymes with your doctor.  It may very well be the thing that helps you turn the corner in your journey.

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