FAQ about The Healing Codes
Healing Responses--When You Feel Worse Before You Feel
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Q: "What if I feel worse when I do The Healing Codes?"
A: Occasionally, people have
what's called a "healing response" when they heal. It's a well-known phenomenon in
medicine known as the Herxheimer Reaction.. It's also referred to as Jarisch-Herxheimer
Reaction, JHR, the Herxheimer
Effect, the Herxheimer
Response, a Herx Reaction,
Herx or Herks.
You may also hear it
called a healing crisis, a
detox reaction, or die-off syndrome.
Whatever you call it, it's actually a sign of healing. It
is an immune system reaction to the toxins (endotoxins) that are released
when large amounts of pathogens are being killed off, and the body does not eliminate the toxins quickly enough.
Simply stated, it is a reaction that occurs when the body is detoxifying and the released toxins either exacerbate
the symptoms being treated or create their own symptoms. The important
thing to note is that worsening symptoms do not indicate failure of the treatment in question; in fact, usually
just the opposite.
So while it may not feel good to go through a healing response, it is
actually a sign that you are in fact healing! The biggest problem with the
Herxheimer reaction is that people stop doing the thing that is causing the
reaction (such as The Healing Codes), and thus discontinue the very treatment that is helping to make them better.
Although the experience may not make you feel particularly good, the Herxheimer
Reaction is actually a sign that healing is taking place.
In my coaching, I have a protocol I give my clients in their treatment to deal with and
minimize any healing response.
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