Abstract Submission (oral and poster presentation)
Title: Chronic disease initiation - a result of suppressed immunity by treatment of Acute diseases with drugs and by vaccinations
Authors: Dr Seema Mahesh1, Prof George Vithoulkas 2
1. Centre For classical Homeopathy, Bangalore, India
2. The University of the Aegean Greece
The global load of chronic diseases (metabolic and autoimmune ) has been on the rise while the acute infections are declining. [1, 2]. Research has revealed that chronic diseases are inflammatory in nature [2, 3]. Inflammation is a protective mechanism that has evolved over millennia, performing balanced targeted destruction and tissue repair (through timely activation and inhibition). . Failure to resolve acute inflammation is the cause for the chronic disease . Immunity and metabolism are interlinked and affect each other profoundly. If we are to understand the burden of chronic metabolic and other diseases, we must understand the influences on the immune system. There is enough evidence to examine the effect of suppression of acute inflammation by drugs and vaccinations on immunity as causal to increasing chronic diseases. Antibiotics and anti - inflammatory drugs and vaccinations are immunomodulators . They have been applied without discretion in the population, resulting in undue stress on the immune system 
The Continuum of Unified Theory of Diseases
In this paper, G Vithoulkas and S Carlino propose that diseases are not isolated events but form a continuum in a person’s life. The immune system has certain mechanisms underway which not only combat injurious stimuli but also make it more efficient with every assault. Drugs and vaccinations act as stress by modifying the immune system irrespective of its natural inclination. As a result, in order to maintain the dynamic equilibrium, a deeper disturbance begins, a persistent low - grade inflammation (sub - acute) which, eventually initiates the chronic degenerative disease that the organism is genetically predisposed to. An organism born in a state of relatively good health stops putting up inflammatory response even when exposed to virulent microbes and eventually establishes a state of chronic suffering . An ideal therapy is one that instead of suppressing, aids the immune system in its own combat direction
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