In 1983 at the height of my career as an obstetrician-Gynecologist, I contracted Hepatitis B. I had stuck my finger operating on an infected patient and became a carrier. After seven years it dawned on me that there had to be a logical reason for my continued inability to get well and I recalled that I was taught in medical school that the thymus gland controls the immune system., it’s large in children and dries up as you get older. I then went to a health food store and bought a thymic preparation called Immunoplex and a vitamin called Super Multiple 5-’s which contained 50 mg of B Complex, E, C, selenium, Zinc, and Beta Carotene. I began taking this preparation and six weeks later converted to a non-carrier state with hepatitis. I notified the CDC in Atlanta, they had blood work drawn and sent it to Mass General at Harvard and Scripps Institute in California. Many studies including PCR’s, DNA, etc., were done, all of which were negative and showed a trace of the virus in my system.
I then contacted a gastrointerologist-hepatologist researcher, Dr. Milton G. Mutchnick, at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and told him about my cure, sent him some of the medicine and he analyzed it in his laboratory, called me back and said that this product had a tremendous stimulating effect on the immune system. Dr. Mutchnick took Immunoplex 402 and the Super Multiple 50’s Minus iron preparation himself and measured his blood levels of thymosin Alpha 1, and he wrote me, "You might be pleased to know that I conducted a pilot study on myself by taking several of the Immunoplex 402 tablets. After having first obtained a pre-treatment serum followed by serums and 1/2 hour, 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours. Lo and Behold by the 1st hour and consistently for the next several hours the thymosin alpha level 1 as determined by the ELSIA test increased." He felt it would be necessary to repeat this with a number of subjects but he could see the exciting potential for stimulating the immune system.
I also encouraged Melvin L. Haysman, M.D. , who practices Allergy and Clinical Innumology in Savannah, to use the product. Dr. Haysman did a before and after sample on a dozen patients who took Immunoplex 402 with the vitamins and minerals and sent them to Mutchnick. He found that there was a 100% increase in all of the subjects with thymosin alpha 1 levels, ranging from 300-700%, depending on how much they took. Mutchnick found that the thymus was ineffective without the vitamins. Two Thymic Factors and one Super Multiple 50 vitamins produced 1500 Picograms of immune system stimulation.
Three Thymic factors and two Super Multiple 50’s = 4000 picograms, four Thymic Factors and two Super Multiple 50’s = 8000 picograms. Three Thymic Factors and no vitamins and minerals produced no response. Mutchnick called me and asked how I knew to use the vitamins, my reply was that vitamins and minerals are coenzymes, which activate the enzyme system and prepare the substrate. The thymus then stimulates the immune system to produce interferon, interleukin, WBC’s, RBC’s, T cells, etc., which cure the disease.
Based on this type of information and armed with the knowledge that the NIH and FDA will not support a study with the product since it is a combination of drugs including thymus, enzymatic poly-peptide fractions, crude thymus extract, thymosin, thymopoietin, thymus humeral factor, other nutrients, herbs, vitamins and enzymes, I then began to recommend thymus to my patients. Although this is not a scientific study, at this point, 2 years later, we have cleared up 78 cases of Hepatitis B, 8 Cases of Hepatitis C, 28 cases of Rheumatoid arthritis (who no longer take prednisone, methotrexate and god shots.) We have arrested seven cases of systemic lupus, (some of whom were taking 22 different drugs and are now asymptomatic.) Six case of Multiple-sclerosis, (one a next door neighbor who was on a walker and now walking around in high heels), eight cases of psoriasis, seven cases of people which squamous cell cancer of the skin. All these conditions represent immune auto-immune disorders.
The results have been dramatic, 90% of the Hepatitis B cases have cleared up in six weeks, most of the Hepatitis C cases within three months. Other exciting events show that three patients who were scheduled for liver transplants are no longer on the transplant list, and have recovered from the chronic hepatitis. The thymus preparation appears to have a modulating effect bringing hyperactive conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, down and hypo-immune conditions such as cancer up. We also had two liver transplants patients and one with a heart transplant who came down with hepatitis B during surgery from the blood transfusions, ere subsequently told that they were rejecting their organs and that there was no treatment for the hepatitis. All three of these patients responded to thymus and after getting over the hepatitis have now retained their organs. This could have an enormous impact on organ transplants. Current medicines that are now used destroy the immune system and confine organ transplant patients to their homes.
This is not an alternative form of medicine. Any gland that dries up in the body, we replace, if your thyroid dries up we give you thyroid. If your pancreas gland dries up (you get diabetes), we give you insulin. Adrenal glands dry up (you get Addison’s disease) we give you cortisone. Ovaries dry up, we give you female hormones. When the thymus gland dries up no one really does anything about it. And yet, every nurse and doctor is taught that the thymus gland controls the immune system, its large in children and it dries up as you get older.
A major principal in my medical practice has always been that if YOU MAINTAIN NORMAL PHYSIOLOGY, , YOU PREVENT DISEASE AND PATHOLOGY, and of course this involves replacing glands when they dry up. Thymus has been on Health Stores shelves for some 32 years with no adverse known side affects.
The thymus gland controls the immune system in two basic ways, first as a source of T cells or Lymphocytes, which are crucial in the fight against viruses, bacteria, yeast, and other foreign invaders. The thymus gland seeds the bone marrow with immature T cells which multiply and mature. It is these seed T cells that are destroyed by the HIV virus and their destruction brings on AIDS. Animal studies have been done in Texas in which HIV virus has been cured with thymus. It stands to reason that an HIV patient taking thymus should never convert to AIDS because thymus produces T cells which should prevent the conversion. I have cleared up other similar viruses, herpes, and condyloma acuminata with no recurrence for as long as 27 months. Thymus has been very effective in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. We have cleared up completely, eight people with psoriasis.
Hepatitis B is very prevalent in the U.S. with 3,000,000 cases yearly. Add to this 30-35,000 new cases of AIDS per year, you can see the need to treat the immune system disorders. Hepatitis B is by far the most common chronic viremia in the world with over 300 million chronic carriers and 1 1/2 million people dying each year, mainly from hepatitis B, generally in the form of liver cancer.
I am also suspicious of articles indicating a cure to HepB. And you have to be. It sounds convincing but so other things. I caution readers to treat this as what it is, an information article. A point of further investigation and conversation with your MD.
Where did you find this article? I saw your other posting in support. Have you come across counter statements?
If there are no risk to side effect and if thymus and vitamins are supplements without significant risk, I may be tempted to try it if I was not on treatment.
I bring this article to my next MD appointment and ask for his opinion.
I looked around as well. That "My Experience With Hepatitis" story is commonly posted on various site selling the formula.
Reading it makes you feel that the formula is the greatest find in this age. But it's know in those researching in this area. The great desire for a cure will do that to you.
Dr. Melissa Palmer who is a legit MD who featured on hepb.org wrote about Hepatitis and treatment and referenced numerous times this Dr. Milton Mutchnick. And to my knowledged she hasn't claimed the holy grail has been found.
And I came across studies that cited mixed results with the formula so it's far from the sure thing.
But I would say that the actual Thymosin alpha-1 (not specifically the formula) does have potential because it's actually on the hepb.org Drug Watch list. It's categorized as "Non-Interferon Immune Enhancers" Zadaxin (Thymosin alpha-1), and is an "Orphan drug approval in US for liver cancer". But I think nobody who is legit is crying a cure for HepB yet.
I have personally usee the thymic formula and noticed some significant changes in the course.
I ordered two of the product at a time when i was experiencing clay colour like stool and lots of bowel movement.
Weeks after using the formula, i recovered from the bowle movement discomfort, the clay coloured stool iisue and the usual pain felt around the liver area subside significantly.
Weeks later i did my VL test and that too showed a reduction of 200IU/ml. I however took the last part of the product with Milk Thistle and doses of Vit.E
Another test showed a 30IU/ml reduction. In all my VL dropped from 1300IU/ml to 1070IU/ml. A total of 230IU/ml during that period- six months in all since, i do a three month periodic check.
I read somewhere that after four months of herbal and vit. treatment one should take a break . Herbal product could be damaging to the liver when taken over a long period of time the report stated.
My next VL after the break was about 4170IU/ml. I am not sure if that has something to do with not taking the product. Could be just a flare-up commonly associated with the virus.
Thymic formula i read has no side effect likewise vitE and Milk Thistle.
I discontinued the use of Dr.Burgstiner's Thymic Formular due to difficulties in acquiring them. Online sales are possible with people in the US and Canada. So i always had to relay on a friend in the US for the product.
I can't say for sure if i will have been cured with the Formula but, i can certainly say i saw remarkable improvement in taking the product.
Please, be informed that the said product is not a cure for HBV . It is a dietary supplement which might have significant effect in treating HBV.
It is not FDA approved.
HBV i know has no cure and i will continue to believe that till clinical trials prove otherwise.
The quest for a cure does not mean accepting any product or claim.
I have raised this issue with my doctor who rejected the claim.
Ihave read your comment and really interesting on this thymic preparation(immunoplex) and super multiple 5' If they have no side effect I would like to try really
I'm infected hep b 13-14 years ago and now i'm carrier my doc. tell me my liver is fine from last check, so it's mean I'm not on treat ment would you recommended to try on me?
and can you tell me actuly right amount of this supplyment and how long I should take?
I just want to try some things out better than wait the symtom come out.
thanks for your quick respond, I'' will try it and let you know my lab result but my apointmet with hepatology is on aug.08 and now I'm onholiday for 5 weeks when I'm get back to u k.and will try it when I'm there and will imform you definately
Thank you very much
I'm very appriciate your hard work all the answer from our question
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