Author Topic: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?  (Read 13112 times)

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #60 on: March 21, 2020, 09:26:17 AM »
The true answer at the moment is just full abstinence, and taking one day at a time.

The reaction I have is so severe that its debilitating, no matter whether it's from sex or masturbation.

I think it's in part due to how addicted I was to pornography, and I may be dealing with some glial-priming effects as well in the brain, and / or dopamine & opioid receptors that are kindled / over-excited.

For me, the POIS symptoms feel like extreme Alcohol / Benzo withdrawal, which is a nightmare on earth. Tremors, insomnia, hyper-vigilance, bi-polar reactions, depersonalization, burning blood vessels, pain in every part of my body, you name it.

Another element that could be at play is psychosomatic, because now I am correlating sexual activity / gratification with an immense amount of guilt / shame due to my focus on overcoming this addiction. I cut porn cold-turkey back in September of last year.

For me, I think it's a lot of comorbid issues:

* Gut Health / IBS (hence part of the supplement stack + probiotics + new supplements on the way)
* Immune Health (hence the other part of the supplement stack + diet changes)
* Viral Load / Contracting HSV1 within the past 5 years (re: detox foods)
* Radical change in my diet mid-last year (went very clean, very abruptly)
* Abruptly stopping omeprazole (used daily for over a decade)
* Abruptly stopping pornography
* Experiencing intense food poisoning middle of last year / ER Doctor put me on Bactrim which I had an extremely adverse reaction to (and may have wiped out my microflora)
* Prostate Damage, which is inflamed and may be infected (occurred middle of last year, thought nothing of it, visiting a urologist next week)
* Dealing with cognitive swings (anxiety / depression / anhedonia) due to dependence-like withdrawal of my pornography addiction (balancing dopamine / opioid receptors)
* Anxiety-induced Hypochondriasis (hence all of the above)

I developed POIS in the middle of last year, after all of the above happened.

Other stressors can also now trigger POIS-like symptoms for me including sodas (excessive sugar / caffeine) and alcohol (half a beer will do it).

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #61 on: March 26, 2020, 01:50:25 PM »
Very interesting, Millstone.
Certainly keep us posted !

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #62 on: March 29, 2020, 11:57:08 PM »

I think this belongs in another thread, this thread should be for those interested in Mercury Toxicity, maybe the admins could separate the last few messages?


JohnJames, thank you, we’re looking into it.
10 years of significant POIS-reduction, treatment consisting of daily (365 days/year) testosterone patches.

TRT must be checked out carefully with your doctor due to fertility, cardiac and other risks.

40+ years of severe 4-days-POIS, married, raised a family, started/ran a business

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #63 on: March 30, 2020, 07:45:15 AM »
Little update:

Decided to not do enema anymore because i was feeling better and better, i did not do enema for 10-14 days and symptoms are crawling back slowly, well, shit, must do enema again daily to feel better.  I'm less sensitive to food when i do enemas. Amazing shit. What is interesting that i given up coffee enema and i did only warm water enema, so i think just flushing the colon is helping to feel better, no matter what "ingredients" are in enema, at least in my case. Well this is a good thing because preparation of coffee enema is taking to long and you can get annoyed easily. I read that some guy on youtube as someone already mentioned here that he "washed" his colon for 7 days/45 minutes a day, i will definitely consider that and try.
« Last Edit: March 30, 2020, 07:54:38 AM by Igy78 »

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #64 on: June 09, 2020, 05:13:05 AM »
Update!

[...] i did a hair test for mercury and i'm toxic to mercury [...]

Igy78, can you please give a few more details about this test? How much above the "norm" are you?

By the way, note, people say there is no "safe limit" for mercury anyways, these lab ranges are purely informative, based on a certain percentile, but in a biological system, there will always be individuals for whom the "ranges" are different. Nevertheless, I would be very interested to hear more about your test.

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Re: POIS - a complication of Mercury Toxicity? Porphyria?
« Reply #65 on: June 09, 2020, 02:23:18 PM »
I'm less sensitive to food when i do enemas.

Have you investigated if something like Zeobent/Zeolite (bentonite clay) is an alternative? You can just drink it with water and it might have similar effect..