Darkfield microscopy (also known as Live Cell Analysis/Microscopy) is a simple and useful technique of analyzing blood from a patient for information about the terrain (i.e. acid/base balance), the immune system, nutritional status, and the state of various microorganisms.
A darkfield microscope produces an image with a dark background and looks at live, unstained, and unfixed blood, unlike the conventional light field microscopy or electron microscope. Without stains and fixatives, the picture reveals a continuum rather than a moment in time. It allows the ability to view blood in its mobile nature (i.e. red blood cells and white blood cells floating in the plasma), and even microbial (bacterial and fungal) activity and their different forms. Professor Gunther Enderlein, a German zoologist and physician, discovered several fundamental concepts in understanding the nature and biological cause of disease.
These concepts include: the “Pleomorphic Theory,” which states that each microorganism (bacteria and fungus) undergoes a life cycle where one can see changes in shape and behaviour; the fungal element protit, not the cell, is the smallest biological unit in human blood; the existence of two microorganisms within the blood of all mammals: Mucor racemosus Fresen and Aspergillus niger Van Theigen; within the blood, these microorganisms can change form depending on the individual’s body terrain or environment, and can ultimately affect the body’s normal processes to promote a variety of diseases.
Live cell microscopy can reveal the health of a person’s blood cells, which in turn reflects nutritional status, especially low levels of iron, B12, folic acid, proteins and fatty acids. It can also assess the health of certain organs, such as the liver, kidneys, and digestive tract. On the other hand, with dry blood analysis we are able to assess oxidative stress by looking at a number of anomalies. We are also able to see the extent of oxidative damage in the live blood samples. The test is carried out by obtaining a drop of blood from the finger tip using a sterile lancet. The blood is placed on a microscope slide, covered with a coverslip to prevent drying, and immediately observed under the microscope. Darkfield microscopy allows an almost three dimensional look at the blood. The blood is magnified up to 1000 times. A video camera is hooked up to the microscope so that you may watch the entire procedure on a monitor.
What can be detected?
2. Adrenal Exhaustion
5. Arterial Sclerosis
6. Candida (yeast) infections
7. Clotting dysfunction
9. Digestive problems – leaky gut syndrome
11. Immune System Function
12. Liver Stress, Toxicity
13. Nutritional Deficiencies
14. White blood cell increase/decrease
15. Over 80 more health conditions
16. What Can I See in My Blood?
17. The condition, shape, and health of your red blood cells
18. The condition, vitality, quantity, and behavior of your white blood cells
19. Free radical damage, Acid/alkaline imbalances, blood sugar imbalances
20. Tendency to sluggish lymphatics
21. Atherosclerotic plaque
22. Clotting disorders
23. Bacteria, parasites, Candida/yeast /fungi, and virus
24. Undigested proteins and fats
25. Hormonal imbalances including thyroid
26. Vitamin and iron deficiencies
27. Uric acid crystals and other crystals
28. Poor circulation, poor oxygenation
29. Stressed liver
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