High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease
And Stress

Dr Dean Michael Ornish is president and founder of the non-profit Preventative Medicine Research Institute in California and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine, San Francisco. In 1990, his work published in the Lancet (1) showed that a vegetarian diet, stopping smoking, stress management training and moderate exercise can reverse coronary artery disease after one year. This was achieved without the use of lipid-lowering drugs. It is probable that the vegetarian diet alkalised the body and by this means increased resistance to infectious disease.

Part of Dr. Ornish’s approach was to recommend an alkalizing diet (more vegetables and less meat and less sugar). In integrated medicine, alkalizing medication is available to help with alkalizing the body, which can be monitored with urine and saliva pH testing strips.


Dr Ornish’s results were better than those achieved with cholesterol lowering drugs (statins), which are disadvantaged by side effects and which only very slightly reduce the incidence of heart disease in people under seventy but not in older people (2,3).Statins do not, however, reduce the overall mortality rate (2,3). The reason for this is that healthily high cholesterol levels are needed for physiological corticosteroid (stress hormone) production, which can be life saving in acute illnesses such as bronchopneumonia.

In his book 21st Century Medicine (4), Dr Julian Kenyon cites a British study on the perceived success of drug treatment for high blood pressure. In the study, seventy-five patients with high blood pressure were treated conventionally, and all the prescribing doctors recorded a successful outcome. Their relatives also assessed the patients, and 74 out of the 75 relatives recorded deterioration in memory, mood, initiative, and energy levels, together with an increase in anxiety and irritability. The hypertension was a physiological coping reaction to stress rather than a primary disease.  Dr Ornish’s approach would therefore have served these patients better.

High blood pressure is part of the body’s coping response to stress, which can be physical, chemical or psychological (5). Interference fields (e.g. earth or electro-magnetic radiation) are examples of physical stress. Dental mercury poisoning is an example of chemical stress, and chronic anxiety is an example of psychological stress.

Integrated medicine addresses the underlying causes of high blood pressure (physical, chemical and psychological stress), whereas conventional medicine merely attempts to lower the blood pressure with side effect provoking pharmaceuticals.


1. Ornish D and others. Lancet. 1990 Jul 21; 336(8708): 129-33.
2. Ravnskov U. High cholesterol may protect against infections and atherosclerosis. Quarterly Journal of medicine 96, 927-934, 2003
3. The Benefits of High Cholesterol by Uffe Ravnskov, MD, Ph.D. Director of THINCS - The International Network of Cholesterol Sceptics.
4. Kenyon J. In 21st Century Medicine. P34. Thorsons Press, 1986.
5. Selye, H. 1936. A syndrome produced by diverse nocuous agents.  Nature, 138:32138:32.


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1. If you have a runny nose with catarrh, you only have a common cold.

If you are coughing up yellowish phlegm, you are likely to have a bacterial chest infection rather than coronavirus.
2. Coronavirus pneumonia presents with a dry cough, no runny nose, no sputum and difficulty breathing. There may also be chest pain.
3. Coronavirus does not survive in hot sunny climates with temperatures of above about 26 degrees. 

4. Good hydration and hot drinks are beneficial. 
5. If someone with coronavirus sneezes, there is a risk of spreading the infection within a radius of about ten feet. 
6. If the virus lands on a metal surface, it will survive for at least twelve hours - so if you come into contact with a metal surface - wash your hands as soon as possible. 
7. The virus can survive on fabric for 6-12 hours. Normal hot washing with detergent will destroy it.
8. Wash your hands frequently as the virus can survive on hands for 5-10 minutes. Hand washing also reduces the risk of transferring the virus from one's hands to one's eyes, nose and mouth. 

9. Support your immune system with vitamin D3 (the sunshine vitamin).

E.g. Vitamin D3, High Strength (5000 i.u.) 60 tablets,

from Nutri Advanced (0800 043 5777). Take one tablet daily.

Initially, there is a sore throat lasting 3-4 days. After 5-6 days, there is high fever with difficulty in breathing, chest pain and a dry cough with no phlegm. There may be other atypical signs and symptoms so that Covid19 can be  difficult to diagnose from symptoms. 



A recent article in the World Foundation for Natural Science concluded that although 5G radio transmissions are unlikely to be the direct cause of coronavirus, they are, nevertheless, an environmental pollutant and that environmental pollution predisposes to infectious diseases. See:


During March 2020, Switzerland became the first country to ban 5G radio transmissions because of health concerns. See:





These are small discs that prevent the harmful effects of electromagnetic radiation. The technology is supported by scientific research: for example, plants exposed to harmful electromagnetic radiation grow better when protected with smart energy dot technology.


Energy dots are available from

www.energydots.com  and  https://www.healthy-house.co.uk/

Dr Bourne wears a Biodot in a small wallet in his back trouser pocket and has a Smartdot stuck onto the back of his wrist watch. His wife, Valerie, has confirmed with muscle testing (kinesiology), that these reduce the harmful effects of electromagnetic radiation from a smartphone and from a computer router. 


Infections are less likely to affect people, who are slightly alkaline with a pH of above 7 (see below). An alkalising diet contains plenty of fruit and vegetables, organic meat (does not contain antibiotics) and organic fish. Sourdough bread and organic eggs are OK.  Processed foods that contain colourings and preservatives (particularly processed meat) and sugary foods should be kept to a minimum. Alkalising supplements can also be taken if necessary.


Alkalising supplements should be taken at least an hour before or after meals so as not to interfere with digestion. ​

Initially, one teaspoonful of baking powder (sodium bicarbonate) in about half a glass of water should be taken three times a day until a balanced alkalising preparation and pH test strips can be obtained.

A balanced alkalising preparation + pH test strips is available as Alkamax powder from Water for Health (01764 662111)


A first morning urine pH should be routinely tested with the pH test strips and the dose of alkalising salts adjusted to maintain a first morning urine pH of between 7 and 7.4 (slightly alkaline). ​ 


The spray can be used about four times a day to spray nano silver into the nose and throat. It is suggested that a litre of nano silver is bought at the same time as the spray to be used to top up the spray and as a standby for treatment of subsequent acute infections that have not responded to conventional antibiotics.  



Nano silver is a naturopathic antibiotic that looks and tastes like water. The recommended oral dose for acute infections is 15 ml (one tablespoonful) to be taken four times a day. The liquid should be held in the mouth for as long as possible before swallowing – ideally for about one minute.

Nano silver from a nano silver spray should also be sprayed into the nose and throat at least four times a day.


It is suggested that two litres of Nano silver and a nano silver spray are purchased initially.

Nano silver preparations are available from the Natural Dispensary (01453 757 792) and from Noble Naturals Ltd (01342 457 170).


Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) introduced the germ theory of infection during 1880s. At about the same time, another French scientist, Claude Bernard (1813-78), who is regarded as the father of modern physiology, introduced a rival ‘milieu intérieur’ (biological terrain) theory of infection. Bernard proposed that the biological terrain is of greater importance in causing infectious disease than the microbe. ​

Shortly before he died in 1895, Pasteur conceded to Bernard, with the remark, ​


“La bactérie n’est rien. C’est le terrain qui fait tout!”


​Since then, it has become evident that both schools of thought are relevant to the spread of infection.


With dark ground microscopy, it has been shown that alkalising the body (biological terrain) significantly reduces the number of pathogenic microbes in infected subjects' blood samples. In view of this finding, it is standard practice in naturopathic medicine to include alkalising salts in the treatment of microbial illnesses.


Environmental pollution from industrial chemicals, exhaust fumes and electromagnetic radiation impairs healthy global ecosystems predisposing  to epidemic infectious diseases.