# Predicting Longevity

There is a non-zero chance you die today.

Let’s say you have the ability to live to be 120 if everything goes as planned. That is 43,800 days. So if you’re 37, you’re chance of dying is 1/30,295. Every day you are alive, the denomination of that fraction goes down, and the likelihood of your death goes up.

We’ll say it’s 1/30,295-1, 1/30,295-2, and so on.

But that’s assuming you live to be 120. The truth is, it’s unlikely you live to be 100. And even scarier, you don’t know how long you’re going to live. So the equation looks more like this:

1/x-n

where x is the number of days you have left

We are aware of the fact that n is going up. But it’s hard to come to terms with the fact that x is stationary. Maybe it’s not.

Let’s say that every day you workout, you increase x by 0.25. And every day you eat healthy, you increase x by 0.25. So you can slow down your demise, but you can’t stop it.

If your normal x was 60 years. You have 21,900 days. Exercise could theoretically increase your x by 5475 days or 15 years. Eating healthy could add another 15 years. So you could stretch things out 30 years. You could live to be 90. That’s theoretically, and if you exercised and ate healthy every single day.

But every day does not do the same amount of damage. N does not always equal 1. If you stayed out all night drinking, n=2. If you didn’t sleep well, n=1.5. If you were stressed all day at work, n=1.5. If you are overtraining, n=1.25.

So as you can see, if your x was 21,900 days, you could live to be 90 if you worked out and ate healthy every single day. But if you didn’t sleep well, overtrained, or any other number of things, you could manage to do more than a day’s worth of damage to your body in any one-day span. Let’s say that you struggle every other night sleeping for ten years. That would cost you 7.5 years of life in our model. You’d live to be 82.5.

Control what you can to maximize x and minimize n, because no one knows what their x is. Create an infinite series that you can live with, because like it or not, that’s what you’re doing.

# Colorblindness Is Curable

There’s a case where a colorblind man regained his color vision at age 70. Sure, he had a traumatic head injury, but how is that possible? It’s generally accepted that there is no cure for color blindness. But if this man was cured, is it possible for everyone to be? The answer is yes.

What do we know?

• Guys get it way more often.
• Some people get it with age
• White boys get it the most.
• It may worsen over time.
• It’s a spectrum disorder. [physically and literally]

Risk Factors:

• Having an eye disorder, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration
• Taking a medication called plaquenil, for arthritis
• Chronic alcoholism
• Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease
• Certain cancers, such as leukemia

So using our logic from the human brain model and showing that the brain is an entropy engine, we’ve theorized about main vision and brain conditions being reversible. If the brain heals itself, which we know it does on a regular basis. If these things are true, what is colorblindness? And if myopia is reversible, why shouldn’t colorblindness be as well?

Bates saw a correlation in amblyopia and color blindness. Meaning, basically those people that couldn’t see, couldn’t see colors either. Not a revolutionary thought. But as he worked with them in his techniques, not only did their vision get better, but their color blindness saw improvements as well.

So if your brain can’t interpret light well, it may just not be able to interpret light well [the quality of the image or colors may suffer]. As always, though, this comes with a ray of hope. Why? If we can tie general vision to color vision, and low vision to low color vision. And we can improve low vision and see improvements in low color vision. We know that eyesight is correctable. That means that color vision is correctable.

Sources:

1. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_blindness
6. https://consumer.healthday.com/eye-care-information-13/color-blindness-141/caucasian-boys-most-prone-to-color-blindness-study-finds-686437.html
7. https://www.webmd.com/eye-health/color-blindness

# Rethinking Body Temperature

We are all familiar with body temperature. We’ve been using the measurement for hundreds of years to tell when someone is sick. But that’s not the whole story.

Your nose heats up when you tell a lie. That’s really not that surprising. Lies create stress. Stress causes brain entropy. And that is literally heat.

Body temperature varies throughout the day. Your lowest body temperature occurs two hours before you wake up. Your highest body temperature occurs in the late afternoon.

Increased physical fitness increases the daily variation of temperature. Conversely, drinking alcohol reduces the range in temperatures.

Some studies suggest that body temperature can decline with age. Here’s the study people need to be looking at. In normal weight adults, body temperature actually increases in men up to age 49 and in women up to age 39. After that, body temperature begins to decline. If stress builds as you age, and body temperature follows that, what is happening when people turn fifty? I think it may be when people start to die.

Think about it. If your DNA changes over time, your DNA may actually improve as until your 30’s. You could get fitter. Add muscle. Whatever. But when your decline starts, you literally wither away, and you become less and less like your former self.  Your brain changes, and that changes your diet and lifestyle, and that changes your DNA. So you become a product of the environment you create.

So if stress builds throughout the day, it’s natural that your body temperature increases throughout the day as well. But I’d expect to see a general increase in temperature as people age. And I think you would, if people didn’t change their bodies in hopes of living longer. And if we don’t adapt new ways of dealing with greater stress, a lower energy state may be the only way to survive.

Does hibernation factor in to this equation?

Yes. Hibernation is a low energy, low temperature state, that helps some animals conserve energy. I’d equate this to the elderly losing body temperature as they age. We know their metabolisms slow down. They eat less and consequently do less, and slowly wither away as their bodies work to conserve heat and energy.

Here’s a study that ties body temperature to heart rate and rate of respiration. Most notably the heart rate varies 6 or 7 beats per minute per degree [Celsius] of temperature change. So essentially, as brain entropy rises, body temperature rises as pulse increases, and breathing increases.

So why don’t we just get hotter until we die?

That’s a great question. We get shorter throughout the day, and throughout our lives because of the added stress. Why would the same stress not increase our body temperature? Because we don’t continue on the same path. We make changes in our diet and lifestyle. And instead of trying to maximize our best selves, we become aging, low-energy creatures. Why? Because our building level of stress affects the way that we recover from it.

What does it all mean?

We are not programmed to wither away. We are built to recover, and to get stronger, and get better and bouncing back from increasing stress. Once we throw in the towel and stop growing, we start dying. Don’t hibernate. Calories were made to be burned. Go do something.

Sources:

1. https://www.bustle.com/p/what-happens-to-your-body-when-you-stay-up-late-after-a-month-watch-out-for-these-changes-8495033
3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3107024/
4. https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/blood-pressure-goals-may-need-to-change-with-age-201207205034
5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4511462/
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_body_temperature
7. https://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/29/health/29real.html
8. https://www.howitworksdaily.com/why-do-animals-hibernate/

# Curing Alzheimer’s

I’m sure you haven’t read it, but a while back we did a logical proof comparing schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s. In that post, we logically theorize that schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s are the same disease. And because some people have had remission from Schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s should be curable as well.

Blind people don’t get schizophrenia. Not one recorded case. The question is why?

Why would people who can’t see be immune to this type of crazy? Because they are immune to vision issues. As we’ve mentioned in multiple other posts, mental strain causes refractive errors and is a symptom of brain entropy. Because the blind never see, they never have the able to see incorrectly, in a way that produces mental strain. Left untreated, this strain can lead to sleep problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and all sorts of other things including schizophrenia.

So if blind people don’t get schizophrenia, and schizophrenia is Alzheimer’s, could we cure Alzheimer’s with blindfolds? I don’t think it will be that simple, but essentially…yes.

And why do I think that it will work?

Comas were used decades ago to cure schizophrenia. There were huge risks, but there was some success. Some people died. The rest got really fat.

Many Alzheimer’s patients go into comas before they die.

People with Alzheimer’s have more mental strain than any other group of people. They are far enough from their equilibrium, that sleep does not help them any more. Stress has been building on them throughout their lives, and they likely have a wide variety of health issues that start in the mind. We’ve shown how high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, and many others all start with the same sort of mental strain.

The biggest issue I see with inducing blindness [in some manner] as a cure, is that all the medication taken by the individual will skew results. The goal here is to essentially zero out the brain, and that is impossible with drugs in your system. So the less meds the better.

Twenty-four hours without sight should be enough to gauge results. If you start seeing improvement, continue as needed. If you decide to try this with yourself or a family member, please remember that nothing we’re doing here can do any permanent damage to your eyes or brain. You still have a fully functional brain. You always have.

Check out this study. The shotgun approach actually worked for UCLA. You can read their notes on it. They have no idea why. They had their subjects diet and exercise, go to counseling, and worked on stress management. Here’s why it worked:

Because they finally started addressing some of the major issues at the root of the disease. As they lowered their stress levels and improved their diets, they began to finally move the needle on the patients brains. The major difference not mentioned in this study, keeping these patients from true equilibrium is their eyesight. It’s really just a symptom of brain distortion, but it makes it much harder to stay healthy if you try to operate without your barometer.

There’s never going to be a pill or vaccination to cure Alzheimer’s. The answer lies within you.

1. Go outside
2. Move
3. Relax
4. See better
5. No meds
7. Do something new
8. Talk to a counselor
9. Blindfold yourself

Sources:

1. https://www.sciencefriday.com/articles/from-fever-cure-to-coma-therapy-psychiatric-treatments-through-time/
2. https://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers/symptoms-and-stages
3. https://www.webmd.com/brain/coma-types-causes-treatments-prognosis#3
4. https://qz.com/977133/a-ucla-study-shows-there-could-be-a-cure-for-alzheimers-disease/

# Baldness Prevents Strokes

You read that right. Now let me try to prove it.

Look at these heat maps for the hairiness and baldness.  I think it’s safe to say that there is a correlation with the two.

Wonder if it has anything to do with the Mediterranean diet? Probably so. But balding is a much broader problem than that. It’s really only a matter of time. Two thirds of men are bald by 60. And we know the aging mechanism. So we can call balding and hairiness part of the that.

We know that stress can cause balding. And we know that aging can cause stress. Therefore, aging can cause balding. But we already knew that.

So why don’t women go bald? I think it may be because they don’t change as much. I’m guessing the average woman’s head changes much less than the average man’s [in volume]. Unrelated fun fact: women are also more likely to have strokes.

Asians don’t go bald as much. And they are more likely to have severe strokes.

Chemo causes people to go bald. You know this. We even have cooling caps designed to help people on chemo lose less hair. Why in the world would this work?

So if baldness is about time spent out of equilibrium, does it serve a purpose? You would go bald at the same time you get hairy, theoretically. Your brain shrinks and your brain entropy rises. The hotter your head gets, the more brain entropy you have, and the more likely you are to die of a stroke or a heart attack.

Baldness is a mechanism to prevent strokes. If you think about it, even thinning hair would help lower the head temperature, just not to the same extreme. So balding is your body quite literally adapting to a more stressful environment.

Edit: Looking back, this may be too big a logical leap. So what causes strokes? It happens when your brain pressure gets too high. Think about the correlation between glaucoma and strokes

So how could people just suddenly go bald? Some sort of stress. It could be caused by emotional distress, physical stress, mental strain, or any number of things. The real problem comes when you don’t have the mechanism in your life to combat whatever stress there is. So instead of restarting every day, you begin dying little by little.

What if my head didn’t shrink? It doesn’t matter. If you have more energy in the same black box, it’s the same as it getting smaller. [Boyle’s Law]

Sources:

1. https://www.belgraviacentre.com/blog/hair-loss-facts-figures-and-statistics/
2. https://www.creditdonkey.com/hair-loss-statistics.html
3. https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/hair-loss/cold-caps.html
4. https://www.forhims.com/blog/these-signs-of-balding-can-be-reversed-and-heres-how
5. http://www.healthdata.org/sites/default/files/files/EMR%20Profile_final_4_0.pdf
7. https://newsroom.heart.org/news/asian-american-ethnicity-associated-with-severe-stroke-worse-outcomes

# Theoretical Cure for Cancer

We always hear about the miracle cure for someone’s great uncle with terminal cancer. Find your own cases. It’s happened. Can we explain these miracles? And if so, can we replicate them?

Are there cancer cells in my body right now?

Yes. At least kind of. You and I both have mutations in our body that could lead to cancer if they we’re not properly kept in check.

So if you already had cancer, what’s the difference between me and someone in a chemo bed?

My immune system. My body is still fighting the mutations to keep me healthy and sane. The populations of my healthy cells are growing way faster than any cancer, so it will be stopped before it starts. The problem comes when the healthy cells start dividing slower than the cancerous mutated cells.

We know that cancer is a genetic mutation. But not all genetic mutations cause cancer. In humans, many epigenetic factors cause these mutations. But what do they all have in common? Stress. Stress on the mind, stress on the body, whatever. You stress the mind and you stress the body, and vice versa. When you stress the human mind without proper recovery, it ages. And aging is what causes cancer. Aging is a genetic mutation that we control. And it starts in the brain.

So if we’ve proven that aging starts in the brain. And we’ve shown how time accelerates on those who are stressed. We’ve identified many of the stresses, and properly categorized others as symptoms. We’ve found the absolute zero of the human brain and human body. And craziest of all things, if you’re alive, there is a chance.

So how do you start to reverse to negative trend. How do you start rebuilding and stop degrading?

The question is really, why do we eventually begin to lose the battle to these stupid cells? Aging. Your odds of getting cancer increase dramatically every decade you’re alive. Do they have to?

How do you fight cancer cells?

You grow. You change. You doubt your fears. You build a mind of perfect logic. Accept the fact that something you did caused this cancer. It wasn’t just bad luck.

Eating healthy and exercising are great, but they are not going to cure cancer. Think about the lady who’s on the other side of this, and has basically slowly starved herself to death. Her body essentially does not have the fuel to rebuild. She doesn’t need to eat healthy. She needs to eat.

You can always have surgery to remove cancer. Or chemo. or radiation. I’m not opposed to these treatments with on caveat: If you survive the treatment, you need to realize that something has to change or you’ll be back again for more.

How do you grow?

First, identify the stresses in your life. We have many symptoms that we call stresses, many stresses that we cause symptoms, and some symptoms that we don’t even know are related yet. Chances are great that there’s not much in the hospital that is helping you find your happy place.

1. Get your soul right. I would only use this as a last ditch effort because we clearly haven’t proven it yet. If you’ve completely given up, this may be a place to start. But death is not outside the question.
2. Get your mind right. What are you most afraid of? Dying? Then your soul isn’t right yet. [go back to number one] What flaw in your logic has gotten you to this point? You’re going to need to question your own logic to escape your loop. The best barometer for your sanity is the quality of your vision.
3. Get your body right. Your NFL comeback may be outside the question. But a happy couple decades is not. There is a very tangled web of truths, lies, side effects, symptoms, and speculations that lead your doctors to your current set of diagnoses. You need to figure out the root of your own struggle. Don’t let your doctors confuse you with five-dollar words. Simplify. What ailment came first? When did you start to break down?

How do I get my body right?

1. Eat
2. Get your blood pressure right
3. Get off your psychiatric meds
5. Sleep better
6. No caffeine
7. No alcohol
8. No glasses
9. No smoking

Remember: if you’re alive, there’s a chance.

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# Rethinking Dialysis

What are the symptoms of kidney disease?

• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Loss of appetite
• Fatigue and weakness
• Sleep problems
• Changes in how much you urinate
• Decreased mental sharpness
• Muscle twitches and cramps
• Swelling of feet and ankles
• Persistent itching
• Chest pain, if fluid builds up around the lining of the heart
• Shortness of breath, if fluid builds up in the lungs
• High blood pressure (hypertension) that’s difficult to control

What are the biggest risk factors?

• Diabetes
• High blood pressure
• Heart disease

But hold on, we’ve already tied all of those together.

What is kidney disease?

It’s when your body doesn’t remove waste properly.

Glomerular Filtration Rate [GFR] is a number that indicates kidney function. As you’d probably expect, it decreases over time. So even in healthy people, kidney function decreases as you get older. Well, that’s pretty awesome. Why? Because we already know the mechanism that effects aging, so now we just apply that to the kidneys.

This is pretty simple if you’ve been through all my other posts. If not, welcome to the science fiction world. We’ve shown how you control how your body perceives time. We’ve proven how aging begins in the brain. We’ve shown how stress causes aging and how it can wreak havoc over all different areas of your life.

What you need to know is that kidney function slows predictably as you age. Not for everyone. So I’m right. The rest is speculation, but this is not: if your kidneys work at all, there is hope for you. It means that if you can settle your brain entropy, and find your ground state, you may be able to live a normal life after all.

Much like our article on diabetes, kidney function stalls with the human perception of time. Ok, it’s not really the kidney function that stalls. The kidneys have the ability to operate the same way they always have. But because the entropy of the subject has increased, their perception of time has made time longer. Think about it. If every day is three days, and every hour is three hours, you’re going to be exhausted. You’re going to lose weight. We know that high blood pressure starts in the brain. Your feet and muscles are going to be more sore the more your entropy increases. The longer your days will get. And the more you hurt, the longer your days will get. And the next day your kidneys will function a little worse, and you’ll be a little more tired.

Overtraining can also cause renal failure or damage. Why?

It’s exactly the same thing that’s happening to older people. It’s just a lot less gradual. Your kidneys are only used to pushing a certain amount of blood through every day. I’m sure that you can increase this number with proper training. But if you continue to overdue it, day after day, never allowing your body to catch up. Your kidneys will have to work harder and harder every workout. Each workout becomes slightly more dangerous if you’re not recovering properly.

So what is kidney failure? It’s when your kidneys fail to keep up with the waste your body produces.

So what’s the solution? We’re making the wrong assumptions. The kidneys still have the ability to work fine. The body is in overdrive, so the kidneys cannot property filter more blood than they are used to.

So your kidneys can filter 120 to 150 quarts of blood each day. As your brain entropy increases, your blood pressure increases, and you’re going to start demanding more and more out of the same kidneys, with less and less time to recover. Eventually, they won’t be able to keep up.

If that is true, shouldn’t a transplant not work at all?

A kidney transplant only lasts around fifteen years. I mean, that’s a long time, but why wouldn’t it last longer? Because you never stopped doing whatever ruined your kidneys in the first place.

And some transplants just don’t work very well.  In this article, they blame it on the donor kidney. I’m not so sure.

How can I say this?

Because kidney damage is not irreversible in all people. There are millions of people that have gone in and gotten dialysis, and never come back. Their bodies and kidneys recover from the stress that they are putting them through, and they don’t need the outside assistance any more. And if some people’s kidneys can recover, yours can too.

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# ED is a Brain Disease

You’ve heard the story of Viagra. It started out as a blood pressure drug, and doctors noticed that it was having consistent positive side effects in men.

The question is why. If high blood pressure starts in the brain, what did this drug do that helped men…perform?

If Viagra helps relax men and gets them closer to their ground state, why don’t we all just take it daily? Because it has side effects. And that is no way to function day in and day out.

Here are the causes of erectile dysfunction, according to the Mayo Clinic:

• Heart disease
• Clogged blood vessels (atherosclerosis)
• High cholesterol
• High blood pressure
• Diabetes
• Obesity
• Metabolic syndrome — a condition involving increased blood pressure, high insulin levels, body fat around the waist and high cholesterol
• Parkinson’s disease
• Multiple sclerosis
• Certain prescription medications
• Tobacco use
• Peyronie’s disease — development of scar tissue inside the penis
• Alcoholism and other forms of substance abuse
• Sleep disorders
• Treatments for prostate cancer or enlarged prostate
• Surgeries or injuries that affect the pelvic area or spinal cord

#### Psychological causes of erectile dysfunction

• Depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions
• Stress
• Relationship problems due to stress, poor communication or other concerns

Whoa. We’ve posted about almost all of these disorders. What does it all mean? It means that the only obstacle between you and a great sex life is you.

Most of these disorders originate in the brain, whether or not we know it yet. You may need to take a look at my archived posts.

Remember: There was a time when everything worked properly, and it’s not too late to get back there again…without medication. Your health and sanity depends on it.

So what is the next step?

Identify the root of your problems. Identify your stresses, and confront them head on. The solution is different for everyone, but the condition is reversible. The fact that your penis doesn’t work is not your main problem. It’s a symptom of the stress in your life keeping you from reaching your ground state, where you were meant to be.

# Cancer is a brain disease

How can I possibly come to this conclusion? It’s pretty straightforward if you’ve read my other stuff. [I’ll link some important source articles below]

Entropy increases in the brain as we age.

Entropy causes aging.

Cancer is the last stage of cellular life. Therefore aging causes cancer.

Thus, cancer starts in the brain.

Before you call bullshit, think about the entire field of epigenetics, the study of how your genetic code mutates over time. We know that you weren’t born with cancer. We know that your genetic code changes over time. And we also know that the chances of getting cancer greatly increases as you age.

So, in my opinion, there’s never going to be a magic pill or vaccination to cure cancer. We have to fight the disease at it’s source: the brain. How do we do that? We combat the aging process best we can: Sleep better, see better, and get in that cardio. We measure our personal time dilation, and think critically about the medicines we’re taking, because side effects matter. Take matters into your own hands, because you’ve been controlling things all along anyways, without even knowing it.

# Entropy and the Brain

So here’s an article about the entropy in the brain and how it increases with age. This fits my model of aging, “brainbeats”, and personal time perception. There are mixed studies on whether more or less entropy in the brain is better. But we already know the answer to that.

• Less entropy the better.
• Caffeine creates brain entropy. And so do a bunch of other things
• Stress is entropy.
• Entropy alters personal relativity. May want to check out this article on that.

Entropy always increases in a closed system, but we are not closed systems. It’s the second law of thermodynamics.

So, let’s assume the brain is a cylinder filled with gas. It should adhere to the following equation: PV=nRT, where P is pressure, V is volume, and T is temperature. n and R are constants the won’t apply since this calculation is more a correlation. We haven’t figured out those constants for the brain yet.

As the temperature rises, the entropy rises. And either pressure or volume rises. So, in the closed system of your body, entropy always increases. But, if we allow your brain to expand, we can decrease the pressure and temperature.

So our brains shrink over time. And if they shrink, the pressure of our ideal gas, and temperature will rise accordingly. Entropy rises. But we know that all of this is just further from our ground state, where we sleep, recover, and learn best. Our perceptions of time will shorten, and hasten our aging process.

What is associated with elevated brain pressure?

One of the most damaging aspects of brain trauma and other conditions, directly correlated with poor outcome, is an elevated intracranial pressure. ICP is very likely to cause severe harm if it rises too high. Very high intracranial pressures are usually fatal if prolonged, but children can tolerate higher pressures for longer periods. An increase in pressure, most commonly due to head injury leading to intracranial hematoma or cerebral edema, can crush brain tissue, shift brain structures, contribute to hydrocephalus, cause brain herniation, and restrict blood supply to the brain. It is a cause of reflex bradycardia. [Source]

Can our brains grow? Yes. That should not surprise you. As the volume increases, brain pressure in the model would go down. But later in life, they start shrinking, and so do we. They grow until you start trying to lose weight. They go until you start aging. They grow until you throw in the towel. Here’s a chart of brain weight over time. See for yourself. The decrease in brain weight corresponds with aging.

What, if anything are the takeaways here? The brain follows the second law of thermodynamics. Entropy causes aging. I’m adding this to my brain model. What’s next? Apply this model to the Bends and altitude sickness.

Sources