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Heart Attack Patient Burning Feeling on Face

Posted by Ted (Oceanside, CA) on 06/03/2006

My brother in law suffered a heart attack awhile back and now he has this burning feeling on his face. He has been to all kinds of doctors and they can find nothing --help !!!!

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

The best remedy for a possible circulation problem after a heart attack is that the certain cells in the body is deprived of oxygen and must begin repair after a heart attack. The issue is that once the body is in after a heart attack and some cells die and needs to repair is that the nutrients and oxygen do not reach fast enough.

The common approach is to give DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide) -- about 1 teaspoon every couple of hours. The usual dose of DMSO is about 1 teaspoon mixed with 1 full glass of water. DMSO has a downside however -- some people can get skin irritations and smell pretty bad like a garlic.

Aspirin is also quite useful in dissolving the clots to these -- it doesn't block the blood vessels so the cells can receive the vital nutrients. Twice a day of aspirin is preferable.

Usually MSM is used and it is relatively free of both side effects and garlic smell.

[EARTH CLINIC WARNING: We've noticed that MSM does have side effects that may affect the heart or lungs. Click here to read more.***]

If for any reason you CAN'T get MSM and you have DMSO that you have ISSUES about, then an easy way to convert DMSO into MSM is to add 3 drops of 3% H2O2 (preferably food grade - but for emergencies - drug store grade might be acceptable). Wait for the reaction to subside about 10 minutes as DMSO will heat up as it converts to MSM. However, DMSO scientifically speaking is superior in that it attacks free radicals damage in the cells and is a proven treatment in case people are in stroke or accidents. In case you have nerve damage, MSM and DMSO are protective too and allows recovery. Taking some 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda + 1/4 teaspoon citric acid helps optimized your blood to begin healing. Take plenty of vitamin C to allow recovery and cellular rebuilding. As to those twitches, there is circulation problem take any amino acid supplements that allows the brain and nerves to recover. Whey protein might be useful in this instances, but it is important to avoid sugar as they tend to prevent neural repairs, therefore stay away from any sweet drinks and sugar. While it is a great energy booster, it is not great for nerve repair. The worse kinds are artificial sweeteners such as aspartame which breaks down to methanol alcohol or formaldehyde that have a tendency to damage the nerves even more.

Replied by Sarah
Los Angeles, CA

So I am getting confused about DMSO- in many of the EC postings, it says to mix DMSO with Hydrogen peroxide...but here Ted, you say that when combined they convert to MSM and in another posting you state that they cancel each other out when used together.... Also- I want to learn more about precautions of taking DMSO internally or externally when there are other substances in the body, like if Some one has taken Advil or a prescription drug around the same time if it is safe to use DMSO... or should I be careful if I have had a lot of coffee, cigarettes, etc...? thanks- would love to learn how to use DMSO but am afraid of poisoning myself or my friends who are my guinea pigs :-)