WHAT IS DEUTERIUM?

Hydrogen comes in two “flavors”: regular hydrogen, which is actually called protium, and deuterium. Deuterium has all of the same properties as hydrogen, except that it's twice as big and heavy. This is due to an added neutron paired with the proton in the nucleus. Because of this, deuterium is also referred to as "heavy hydrogen," and it actually behaves quite differently from regular hydrogen in chemical reactions and in our bodies.
In nature, deuterium helps things grow. For example, deuterium is biologically necessary for growth in babies, teenagers, and developing plants and animals. But once you stop growing, having too much deuterium in your cells can result in mitochondrial dysfunction and lead to premature aging, metabolic problems, and disease.

HOW MITOCHONDRIA WORK

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Deuterium is like thick, gluggy oil  - when you put thick oil into an engine, the engine sputters, makes strange noises, and eventually breaks.

Nature has put systems in place to deplete deuterium and protect the nanomotors, or "little engines," in our cells’ mitochondria from coming into contact with this thick oil.

However, the side effects of a modern life - pollution, global warming, processed foods, less healthy lifestyles, etc. - have resulted in many people having way too much deuterium inside their cells. This results in an inability to effectively deplete deuterium and the destruction of our nanomotors.

This starts a vicious cycle of deuterium building up and breaking more of our nanomotors. Fewer nanomotors means less energy and more sickness and disease.

THINGS HIGH LEVELS OF DEUTERIUM CAN DO

DEUTERIUM MAKES YOU TIRED.

What Deuterium Does to Your Energy.

Nanomotors are tiny engines inside your cell's mitochondria - think of them like billions of wind turbines powered by the hydrogens in your food instead of wind. Instead of making electricity, nanomotors make energy (ATP) and metabolic water which are absolutely required for everything you do from reading this website to sleeping to exercise. You make about 68 pounds of energy and 1,100 liters of metabolic water a day at a minium. Deuterium weighs twice as much as regular hydrogen and breaks nanomotors when it is used instead of regular hydrogen. Less nanomotors decrease your ability to make energy and metabolic water. Chronic fatigue happens when TOO many nanomotors are destroyed and not rebuilt.

 Deuterium depletion:
  • Lowers the deuterium in your cells.
  • Means less nanomotors get broken.
  • Results in you making more energy.
  • Allows you to make enough energy for your biological systems - immune system, cardiovascular system, etc. - to properly function and keep you healthy and disease free.
  • Results in you making more metabolic water.

DEUTERIUM MAKES SLEEPING A NIGHTMARE.

What Deuterium Does to Your Sleep.

Sleep is an important part of your body’s natural deuterium depletion process; however, high levels of deuterium can negatively impact your sleep, creating a vicious cycle. When too much deuterium ends up in your tissues and organs, especially your brain stem, it contributes to dysfunction including sleep apnea, weight gain, snoring, restless legs, and other disturbances. It also robs you of your dreams - that's right, if you don't dream, you're likely not depleting deuterium from your brain. Additionally, if your body is operating with low cellular energy production due to high deuterium levels, you may not be able to achieve enough restorative deep and REM sleep as your body struggles to maintain itself.

Deuterium depletion:

  • Lowers the amount of deuterium in your cells.
  • Eases the burden of deuterium that your body is working to deplete during sleep.
  • Reduces the amount of deuterium in your tissues and organs which may contribute to dysfunction, including impaired sleep.
  • May reduces the amount of total sleep time you need to feel refreshed in the morning.

DEUTERIUM MAKES YOU SAD AND DEPRESSED.

What Deuterium Does to Your Mood.

High levels of deuterium lead to decreased energy, making you feel tired and fatigued. But did you know that deuterium is also linked to more serious mood-related conditions like anxiety and depression? A study published in 2015 in Behavioural Brain Research journal found that rates of depression are actually correlated geographically with the level of deuterium in drinking water. Not only that, they also found that drinking deuterium depleted water reduced symptoms of depression in mice, just like an antidepressant would. While we still have a lot to learn about deuterium’s role in mood disorders, we know that high levels of deuterium are associated with both low energy production and inflammation, both of which can be contributing factors in these conditions.

Deuterium depletion:

  • Lowers the amount of deuterium in your cells.
  • Allows your cells to produce more energy (ATP).
  • Has been shown to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.

DEUTERIUM MAKES YOU AGE FASTER.

What Deuterium Does to Your Cell's Life Cycle.

When deuterium becomes part of your DNA and changes its shape, this can cause problems other than cancer as well. When your DNA is no longer able to fold properly, it remains stretched out and the cell continually replicates and does not “rest” like a normal cell would. Continuous replication means that not only do you grow older faster, which we call premature aging, but that your cells have more of a chance to incorporate less-than-optimal building blocks that could ultimately lead to diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and Alzheimer's.

Deuterium depletion:

  • Lowers the amount of deuterium available to your DNA.
  • Depletes deuterium from your existing DNA and allows it to fold properly.
  • Allows cells to stop replicating and mature like normal cells - all normal cells die a natural death called apoptosis.
  • Gives your body the right building blocks to create healthy, normal cellular structures.

DEUTERIUM FUELS CANCER CELL GROWTH.

What Deuterium Does to Cancer Cells.

When deuterium becomes part of the backbone of your DNA, it changes its three dimensional structure. Think of it like Lego pieces: the shape of what you create depends on the size of the pieces you use. When DNA becomes so misshapen that it can’t fold properly, the backbone remains “open” and genetic mutations occur because the cell replicates over and over. Some of those mutations lead to normal cells becoming cancer cell. The metabolism of cancer cells differ from normal cells. Almost everyone knows that cancer primarily use sugars (carbohydrates) for energy. In most cases, a high-carb diet means it is also a high-deuterium diet, and cancer cells use the energy made from these foods primarily to fuel the continuous replication of its DNA. Eating deuterium-rich food is literally like pouring gas into your cancer's fuel tank!

Deuterium depletion:

  • Lowers the amount of deuterium in your cells.
  • Depletes deuterium from your existing DNA and allows it to fold properly.
  • Gives you the right Lego pieces to make "good DNA."
  • Stops the high rate of mutations in cancer cells and, therefore, increases the effectiveness of drugs - even those that didn't work at first.
  • Allows cells to stop replicating and mature like normal cells - all normal cells die a natural death called apoptosis.

DEUTERIUM SCREWS UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

What Deuterium Does to Infections.

High deuterium levels can lead to immune dysregulation, and immune responses to ordinarily non-harmful entities in the body that would otherwise be ignored. The confused immune system then becomes worn out and incapable of mounting an effective response to harmful entities when needed. A common clinical finding in cancer is increased inflammation yet higher infections from fungus, bacteria, viruses, and protozoa. Many patients die from these infections rather than the cancer itself. Studies have shown that organisms such as bacteria and yeast can actually thrive in a higher-deuterium environment, and that increased levels of deuterium can increase their growth rate, lifespan, and size. By reducing the amount of deuterium available, we can remove this advantage while simultaneously supporting the healthy function of your immune system!

Deuterium depletion:

  • Lowers the amount of deuterium in your body.
  • Lessens the availability of deuterium to dysregulate and turn off the immune system.
  • Lessens the availability of deuterium that infectious pathogens like bacteria, viruses, fungus, and protozoa need to grow.
  • Mitigates the growth of existing infections while stopping the occurrence of new infections.

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