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Cystic Fibrosis : Cause and Cure

Dr Robert O Young : 11.11.2012

The Cause and Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis an Acidic Symptomology


Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic, progressive, and frequently fatal acidic condition of the elimination organs, of the respiratory system (lungs), bowels, urinary tract system, reproductive organs and the skin as the alkaloid glands (the salivary glands, stomach, and small and large intestines) produce and secrete alkaline compounds, such as sodium bicarbonate to buffer and preserve the alkaline design of the body.  This acidic condition can affect any organ or organ system but primarily affects the respiratory, digestive, and reproductive tracts in children and young adults. On average, individuals with CF have a lifespan of around 37 years.
According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, about 30,000 Americans have CF. This acidic condition occurs mostly in whites whose ancestors came from northern Europe, although it cuts across all races and ethnic groups. About 3,500 babies are born with this acidic condition each year in the United States. Moreover, about one in every 30 Americans suffer from CF.

Signs and Symptoms:

CF is often accompanied by the following signs and symptoms:
  • Thick, viscous mucus in the lungs caused by the glandular secretion of sodium bicarbonate in the chelation of excess dietary and/or metabolic acids.
  • Changes in color and amount of sputum (material coughed up from the lungs) is in direct relationship to the build-up of acidic waste products that are not being properly eliminated through the four channels of elimination – the lungs, bowels, kidneys and skin.
  • Chronic cough, possibly with blood streaking is a result of increased acidic and the lung and other elimination organs ridding itself of excess dietary and/or metabolic acids.
  • Wheezing is caused by an increase in sticky acidic mucous.
  • Bronchitis is stage four acidosis.
  • Chronic sinusitis is an acidic condition or stage two acidosis which is experienced by congestion and irritation.
  • Asthma is a higher valance of congestive acidosis leading to congestive acidic mucous.
  • Nasal polyps (fleshy growths inside the nose) are groups of cells bound together with dietary and/or metabolic acids.
  • Weight loss, failure to thrive in infants, abdominal swelling all caused by the retention of acids.  Weight loss due to dietary acids destroying the delicate villi in the small intestines.
  • Excessive salt in sweat, dehydration due to the build-up of acids that are not being properly eliminated through the four channels of elimination – lungs, bowels, kidneys and/or skin.
  • Failure of newborn to pass stool is the result of ingesting acidic foods and/or drinks.
  • Abdominal pain, flatulence are both caused by trapped acids that have not been properly eliminated through the bowels or urinary tract system.
  • Fatigue is the first sign congestion of the elimination organs and dietary and/or metabolic acids are building up.
Other acidic conditions that are caused by an acidic lifestyle and diet such as late onset of puberty, intestinal obstruction, inflammation of the pancreas, cirrhosis (a liver condition), and infertility may also be signs of CF.

What Causes Cystic Fibrosis According to Traditional Medical Savants?

Current medical science suggests that CF is caused by a defective gene that tells the body to produce abnormally thick and sticky fluid, called mucus. This mucus builds up in the breathing passages of the lungs and the pancreas, the organ that helps break down and absorb food. This collection of sticky mucus results in life-threatening lung infections and serious digestion problems. Medical science also suggests that this so-called may also affect the sweat glands and a man’s reproductive system.
What Causes Cystic Fibrosis According to the Research of Dr. Robert O. Young?
When I talk about disease or “dis-ease” such as CF, I am really focusing on the state of imbalance in the body that is brought on by an inverted way of living, eating, and thinking. All disease or dis-ease, including CF is caused by individual lifestyle and dietary choice. I have suggested that you do not get sick you have to do sick by making acidic lifestyle and dietary choices. When you choose to eat acidic foods or drink, such as animal flesh or dairy products, like cheese you set yourself up for a serious health challenge, such as breast cancer for a woman, prostate cancer for a man or cystic fibrosis for a child or young adult.
Over 30 years ago I suggested that all sickness and disease is a result of an inverted way of living, eating, and thinking. It is critical to understand the foundational principle of good health. The foundational principal of understanding is knowing that the human body is alkaline by design and acidic by function. When you understand that the body needs to be maintained in an alkaline state in order to have sustainable energy, health and vitality then everything you drink, everything you eat, every activity you engage in, even your thoughts, must be alkalizing to blood, tissues and organs.
Your health, energy and vitality, is an expression of what you’re eating, what you’re drinking and what you’re thinking. If you are eating an acidic diet, that’s creating internal acidic pollution, and a breakdown or fermentation of body cells — this of course will lead to a host of all types of dis-ease conditions.
There are seven stages of dis-ease or acidity even though I have said there is only one sickness and one disease? The one sickness and one disease is the over-acidification of the blood and then tissues due to an inverted way of living, thinking and eating. This one disease and one sickness has seven stages or seven expressions, which have been categorized by medical science as in different types of diseases. But there is NOT many diseases only one disease and one health! For example, cancer is part of that one disease. MS is part of that one disease. Heart disease and diabetes.  Cystic fibrosis is also part of the one disease. Allergies, arthritis, osteoporosis, bowel restrictions-congestions, from diverticulitis to divirtiulosis, Crohn’s, all of these dis-eases are the result of a compromised alkaline design through individual acidic lifestyle and dietary choice.
The seven stages of dis-ease or acidity are as follows:1) The first stage of acidosis is enervation.  In this stage the body does not have the energy to completely remove dietary and/or metabolic acidic waste products.

2) The second stage of acidosis is sensitivities and irritation.  An example of stage two acidosis would be allergies.
3) The third stag of acidosis is catarrh or mucous buildup.  An example of stage three acidosis would be the acidic condition called, cystic fibrosis.  It is important to understand that mucous is created when the glands of the body release the alkaline compound sodium bicarbonate for the purpose of binding to dietary and/or metabolic acids creating a sticky mucous.  Since acids breakdown and destroy healthy tissues the glands of the body, such as the salivary glands, the pylorus glands, the pancreas and even the stomach release the alkaline compound, sodium bicarbonate to protect healthy cells, tissues and organs.
4) The fourth stage is inflammation.  Inflammation is always caused by dietary, metabolic and/or environmental acids.
5) The fifth stage of acidosis is induration or fibrotic tissue or hardening of the arteries.  This is a classic symtomology of cystic fibrosis.
6) The sixth stage of acidosis is ulceration such as in an ulcerated liver, stomach or bowels.
7) And the seventh stage of acidosis is degeneration. All
degenerative conditions are caused by environmental, dietary and/or metabolic acids, such as osteoporosis, MS, ALL cancers, heart dis-ease and all respiratory dis-eases including cystic fibrosis.

Keep in mind that whatever the dis-ease condition, there’s only one cause. And, that one cause is excess-acidity or acid retention from lifestyle and dietary choice that compromises the delicate alkaline pH of the internal environment, that then leads to a breakdown of the body cells and tissues.

You can know your stage of acidity by your symptomolgy.

Anyone who lives an acidic lifestyle will eventually sit down to the banquet of his/her lifestyle and dietary choices.

There is NO escape!

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive acidic condition that begins with fatigue, then congestion, inflammation, induraton, ulceration, degeneration and finally early death.
The cure is simple.
1) Open the channels of elimination.
2)  Heal the root system or the intestinal villi of the small intestines.
3) Build healthy stem cells and red blood cells.
4) Hyper-perfuse the blood and tissues with alkalinity.

Who’s Most At Risk?:

CF is caused by the genetic expression of body cells to excess dietary and/or metabolic acidity. To change the genetic expression of the body cells one must restore the alkaline design of the body fluids with an alkaline lifestyle and diet I call the pH Miracle diet.  To have CF, a child must inherit the acidic lifestyle and diet of the parents that then causes two abnormal genes — one from each parent.  The new science of epigenetics suggests that genes can change their expression.  In other words, when a child with CF changes his/her diet from a standard acidic American diet to the pH Miracle alkaline diet the genes will change and begin slowing down and even stopping their secretion of alkaline sodium bicarbonate.  This in turn will reduce congestion  from sticky mucous.

What to Expect at Your Provider’s Office:

A baby born with the CF gene usually has symptoms during its first year, although signs of the disease may not appear until adolescence or even later.
Your child’s health care provider can help make a diagnosis and guide you in determining which treatment or combination of therapies will best alleviate symptoms of the disease. Your health care provider will perform a physical exam and run laboratory tests, including a sweat test, which checks for higher than normal amounts of sodium and chloride in the sweat. Other tests include a sputum test, genetic screening, and a stool analysis. Imaging techniques may help reveal lung conditions and abdominal obstruction.

Alkalizing Treatment Protocol for Cystic Fibrosis:


The best cure for Cystic Fibrosis will be found in its prevention NOT in its treatment. Preventing CF must begin with the parents switching to an alkaline lifestyle and diet before conception.  At birth the parents can help avoid the symptoms of CF or any other dis-ease with the pH Miracle Lifestyle and diet.


The hope for the future is that the pH Miracle  therapy can repair or replace the defective CF gene and cause the gene to express itself differently by changing the environment and restoring the alkaline design of the body fluids.  This will cause the gene to express itself in an alkaline way rather than in a defensive way to protect itself from an acidic lifestyle and diet.  This environmental approach for treating CV may prove to be the cure for this acidic lifestyle and dietary symptom.
CF patients suffer from frequent lung outfections leading to obstructed breathing caused by an acidic lifestyle and diet. So, the mainstays of a treatment plan are:1) Open up the channels of elimination of dietary and metabolic acids.
2) Hyper-perfuse the tissues with alkalinity to buffer the retained dietary and/or metabolic acids.
3) Heal the root system of the body or the intestinal villi of the small intestines to improve the quality and quantity of stem cell and red blood cell production.
4)  Alkalizing physical therapy to remove acids out of the tissues, especially the lungs.
5) Alkalizing  exercise to remove dietary and/or metabolic acids in the connective tissues out through the pores of the skin, and
6) Alkalizing natural organic and colloidal medications for reducing the acids that cause mucus blocking the lung’s airways.


Natural organic colloidal nutrients can by pass the alimentary canal and go directly into the blood and tissues through a process of nebulization or misted alkaline nutrients that are inhaled through the mouth and nose. These include the following:
  • Nebulizing 5ml of Glutathione and 5ml of N-acetyl-cysteine to reduce acidic mucous in the sinuses and lungs 2 to 3 times a day.
  • Nebulizing 10ml of a mucolytic such as colloidal silver at 5 to 10 ppm once a day
  • Nebulizing 10 ml of colloidal silica which acts as a decongestant (which reduce swelling of the membranes of the breathing tubes).
  • Antibiotics are highly acidic and should NEVER be used with CF.  To reduce infection you reduce tissue acidity which is the cause of infections.
The alimentary canal problems of congestion caused by an acidic diet causing CF are managed with these natural organic remedies.
  • Whole leaf cold pressed aloe vera juice will reduce inflammation caused by increased amounts of hydrochloric acid when the stomach is producing sodium bicarbonate to buffer the retention of tissue acids.
  • Alkalizing hydrocolon therapy or colonics and enemas with mucolytic agents such as magnesium oxide, magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate, calcium glutamate and Vitamin C to treat intestinal obstructions and to infuse alkalizing compounds into the blood stream via the messenteric blood vessels.

Nutrition and Supplements

Following these dietary nutritional tips will help reduce ALL acidic symptomologies:
  • Eliminate all inflammatory acidic liquids and foods that increase sodium bicarbonate and the formation of mucous, including dairy products (milk, cheese, sour cream, and ice cream), wheat (gluten), processed soy except for non-GMO organically sprouted soy, corn, potatoes, all high-sugar fruit including bananas, oranges, pineapple, berries, apples, all forms of sugar including honey, maple syrup, fructose, maltose, dextrose, glucose, preservatives, food additives and excessive salt and all animal meats including fish, poultry, beef and pork.
  • Eat more foods that decrease acids and the formation of mucous, including garlic, onions, watercress, horseradish, mustard, parsley, celery, cucumber, broccoli, spinach, rose hips tea, lemon, lime, tomato, avocado and anti-inflammatory/anti-acid oils from nuts and seeds.
  • Eat more foods containing digestive enzymes, such as papaya and pineapple.
  • Avoid all processed and refined foods, such as white breads, pastas, and sugar.
  • Eliminate all red meats and lean meats, pork, poultry, fish, processed soy and all legumes.  Increase plant based proteins from avocado, hemp and sprouted organic soy.
  • Use healthy oils in foods, such as cold pressed olive oil and avocado oil.
  • Eliminate trans fatty acids, found in commercially baked goods such as cookies, crackers, cakes, French fries, onion rings, donuts, processed foods, and margarine.
  • Eliminate all grains from the diet.
  • Eliminate all corn products.
  • Eliminate peanuts.
  • Eliminate all forms of vinegar.
  • Eliminate all forms of mushrooms.
  • Eliminate coffee, black teas and other stimulants, alcohol, and tobacco.
  • Drink 4 to 6 liters of 9.5 alkaline water daily based upon 1 liter per 30 kg of weight.  Add 10 grams of pH Miracle green powder with 5 drops of pH Miracle puriphy in each liter of water.  This will help build healthy stem cells and blood in the crypts of the small intestines and reduce latent tissue acidosis which is the cause of CF.
  • Alkalizing exercise moderately, for 60 minutes daily, 6 days a week.
You may address nutritional deficiencies and excess tissue acidosis with the following supplementation to the daily diet:
  • Omega-3 fatty acids, such as Hemp, Flax and Borage oils, 3 – 4 capsules or 1 tablespoonful of a 2 to 1 to 1 combination of these three oils at least three to four daily, to help decrease inflammation caused by dietary and/or metabolic acids and improve the health and strength of the lipid membranes of stem, blood and body cells.
  • A multivitamin daily, containing the acid chelating antioxidant vitamins A, D, E, K, the B-vitamins and trace minerals, such as sodium, magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc, and selenium.
  • Digestive buffers of sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate, magnesium chloride and calcium chloride to reduce hydrochloric acid in the stomach, bowels, blood and tissues, 1 – 2 capsules 4 times daily with 9.5 pH alkaline water.
  • Coenzyme Q10, 100-200 mg at bedtime, for antioxidant and supporting the white blood cells in removing bacteria, yeast and solidified acids from the the blood and tissues.
  • N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), 2000 mg daily 3 times a day, for antioxidant effects for buffering metabolic acids of acetylaldehyde and ethanol alcohol that effect the respiratory and neurological systems. NAC can also be given by IV at 5ml where each ml equals 200mgs.
  • Grapefruit seed extract (Citrus paradisi), 100 mg capsule or 5 – 10 drops (in alkaline water) 3 times daily, for buffering the acids of diet, metabolism, bacteria and yeast for increasing the alkaline pH of the gastrointestinal system to 8.4..
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), 3,000 mg twice a day, to help decrease the acids that cause inflammation.
  • Organic hemp protein, 10 – 20 grams daily mixed in fresh organic hazel or almond milk, for supporting the white blood cells and blood building.
  • Pure organic chlorophyll from sprouted Moringa,  5 to 10 drops in 4 ounces of 9.5 pH alkaline water 3 times a day.  This mixture at 10ml can also be put into a nebulizer to reduce acid congestion in the sinuses and lungs.
  • Glutathione, 2000mg 3 to 4 times daily, neutralizes harmful acids or oxidants introduced into the lungs from the air or blood or those released by cells. Exotoxins from bacteria can overload the endobronchial terrain and feed the fires of acidic inflammation. This staggering burden increases the oxidative sensitivity of the CF lung, resulting in further injury of lung parenchyma. Data supports evidence of a decrease in the antioxidant tri-peptide glutathione. (Roum JH, Buhl R, McElvaney NG, et al. Systemic Deficiency of Glutathione in Systic Fibrosis. J Appl Physiol 1993; 75:19-24).
  • Glutathione is always in great demand and is rapidly consumed when we experience any sort of emotional or physical stress, fatigue and even moderate exercise. Some well-known causes of glutathione depletion are as follows:1) Acidic lifestyle and diet
    2) Air and Water pollution
    3) Prescription and recreational drugs
    4) Ultraviolet and Radiation from cells phones, computers, electrical cars, power lines, hair dryers, etc.
    5) Emotional and physical stress
    6) Injury, trauma or burns
    7) Heavy metals
    8) Cigarette smoke
    9) Household chemicals
    10) Acetaminophen poisoning
    11) Exhaust from motor vehicles
    12) Septic shock caused by the retention of metabolic and/or dietary acid.
All of these above factors lead to a build up of acidic toxins that cause the loss of glutathione as a non-nutritive buffer leading to cellular aging, dis-ease and finally death.

Alkalizing Medicinal Herbs and Organically Sprouted Grasses

Medicinal herbs, grasses, fruit and vegetables is a safe way to strengthen and tone the body’s alkalizing buffering system, detox the alimentary canal and build blood in the crypts of the small intestines. You should use the whole unprocessed or non-fermented herbs, grasses, fruit and vegetables titrated to a fine powder so they that can be mixed in 9.5 pH alkaline water or put into veggie caps to be taken orally.

  • Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), 40 – 80 mg 3 times daily, for inflammation and as an antioxidant to buffer acids in the blood, tissues and organs.
  • Wheat, Barley and Kamut Organically Sprouted Grasses, 250 – 500 mg daily, for building blood, detoxing the alimentary canal,  buffering dietary and metabolic acids and supporting the white blood cells in the removal of solidified acids. You may also prepare teas from these grasses.
  • Cat’s claw (Uncaria tomentosa) , 20 mg 3 times a day, for inflammation caused by dietary and/or metabolic acids,  supporting the white blood cells and reducing acids from bacteria, yeast and mold in the blood and tissue fluids.
  • Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), 80 – 160 mg 2 – 3 times daily, for detoxification of acids in the blood, liver and kidneys.
  • Bromelain (Ananus comosus) , 40 mg 3 times daily, for pain and inflammation caused by dietary acids.
  • Ground Ivy (Hedera helix) , 50 mg 3 times daily, to decrease acids and the build-up of mucous and to loosen phlegm.

Intravenous (IV) Alkalizing Therapy

The main purpose of IV therapy is to hyper-perfuse the tissues with alkaline compounds of sodium bicarbonate, magnesium chloride, potassium bicarbonate and calcium glutamate and thus buffer the retention of excess dietary and/or metabolic acids in the body tissues, especially the lungs reducing inflammation, mucous, solificaiton of tissues, and cysts.Acupuncture
Acupuncture may alleviate symptoms of cystic fibrosis. Acupuncture may help enhance blood and lymph circulation to the lungs which in turn will help the immune function to remove cellular debris and acid crystals.  Because acupuncture improves circulation it also helps remove acids throughout the alimentary canal, and strengthen.


Therapeutic lymphatic massage can help drain acidic mucus from the lungs and remove latent tissue acidosis.

Prognosis/Possible Complications

Respiratory problems due to acid build-up and the solification of dietary, environmental and/or metabolic acids forming acid crystals and cysts in the lungs are the most common complication from CF.

Following Up

CF patients receive pulmonary function tests every 3 – 6 months. They also receive chest x-rays every 2 – 4 years, or more often if needed.

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