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Know your Zeta & Water as IT - Information Technology

20 June, 2013 | Founder's Blog

One of the things I can't seem to stop doing with our foundations program (which includes the microscope work) is adding more relevant information to the curriculum. At times it becomes a juggling act. Every class in some respects is slightly different than the one before and certainly the make-up of any given group with its diverse knowledge base in attendance assures that is the case.

We’re up to 35+ contact hours over three full days. For some, taking time out of their schedules beyond that is difficult so we’re holding our core class to three days with an optional 4th half day bringing 40 actual contact hours to you in that short time (of course there is also pre-study too but that’s on your own). 

It’s in the Flow

What we call the flow auditing process - measuring select numbers of physiology for better managing health - is weaved throughout our core workshop. It is information that is foundational to understanding many things happening in the body. It sets the tone for understanding applied physiology as engendered by the biology we see under the microscope. Conversely, the scope which views aspects of the underlying biology sets the perspective for understanding the numbers of physiology we measure. Things cut both ways.

In the last newsletter I was excited to share the journal article from Entropy, The Initial Common Pathway of Inflammation, Disease, and Sudden Death by Robert Davidson and Stephanie Seneff. I know some of you searched that out and gave it a good read.

It covered the outcome of what can go seriously wrong – like death when you least expect it – when a certain cascade of events, like physiological/biological feedback loops, go awry when negatively impacted by charged ionic forces.

In our workshop we have made it a point for many years to cover the work of Thomas Riddick on the Control of Colloid Stability Through Zeta Potential. Blood of course is a colloidal suspension and under this control.

It was this work that led TC McDaniel, DO, to use one single tool to build his very successful cardiovascular renal practice in Cincinnati Ohio 40 years ago. That tool? A conductivity meter, a device that measures the level of ability to conduct electricity. TC measured urine as urine is essentially blood plasma after filtration by the kidneys. There is a range of conductivity that is biologically good, and a range biologically bad.

Being in the wrong range can mean a setup for sudden death. This is where the system collapses, and then…

BAM! Your Dead.

Just recently there was news of a Hollywood actor that died suddenly while on vacation. A suspected heart attack. Upon hearing such news of a nice guy only 51 years old and suddenly gone, some wonder how did that happen? The pathways to understanding sudden heart attacks and sudden death at whatever age lie in understanding blood as a colloidal suspension, under the control of zeta potential, and insightfully measured through conductivity.

TC educated that heart problems were really blood problems and the conductivity meter gives big clues. The meter TC used many years ago was huge, the size of fax machine with an external electrode.

Today conductivity meters can be self-contained and about the size of a pen that easily slip into a shirt pocket. We have them here at Biomedx and you will see them at class and learn how easy it is to use and will understand what it all means.

The pen size meter is something anyone can use and when the numbers move to the bad zone, corrective action can be taken, like right now when you see the problem, not tomorrow when the problem just led to your sudden death and it’s too late. In the clinic or education environment, this little meter along with a microscope becomes an incredibly powerful teaching duo.

Smart Farmers Know It

In agriculture, smart growers will rely on a conductivity meter to measure their soil. If the charge of the soil reflecting soil energy is not maintained, there just won’t be enough nutrient getting to the plant so quality suffers, not to mention overall yield (and of course profits). In your backyard garden you might not be interested in profit, but certainly nutrition and the yield you are producing might be important.

In the human body there are some parallel thought processes regarding energy exchange. From soil to the root, or from blood to the cell. As a universal medium through which energy moves, we have water.

Delve into these things through study and you might find yourself linked to the seminal work of Gilbert Ling who looks at cells more like gels which moves us into the realm of looking at how gels hold water and what is this relationship to life processes. Ling’s work is not easy to get through but the text that breaks it down the best is by Gerald Pollack; Cells, Gels, and the Engines of Life.

Gerald Pollack has been a busy guy since publishing the Cells and Gels book. He has moved further into investigating the properties of water in his lab. He has made big headway that offers a different perspective from what he covered in the Cells and Gels text and it is likely a more correct framework than what Ling laid out as to the cell/gel/water interface. For reference his new text is The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid, and Vapor. I will put a link to two videos below for more insight.

Water is IT.

Water is the medium through which everything moves in biology. We have been getting insights to zeta potential and colloidal control through the actual visual picture of blood under the microscope as well as measuring the conductivity values of urine with our handy dandy little meter. Other measures give further insights as well to the potential structure of the water and its overall impact on cell/tissue function. There are many disciplines involved in arriving at a fuller understanding.

Sometimes you find people that have a wide varied background and have gained insights to a bit of all of these things and it seems they have a sort of visceral understanding of it all. In reading their material you might scratch your head and say, gee, never thought of it that way before. I find one such guy to be Raymond Peat. Mmm… that’s what I often find myself doing reading Peat’s material, mmm…. And I ponder. You will find his website at He has a huge article section that will keep you busy for weeks.

All of these things for best comprehension feed right back to the work of Emanuel Revici, which of course feeds back to the work of TC McDaniel and Thomas Riddick, which is embellished by the work of Gilbert Ling and with new experimental insights of Gerald Pollack it is tying it all together.

For anyone into “health”, all I can say is wow, biology is sure getting interesting. And this is one reason for our microscopes. It brings it all to life. It is why the microscope is the foundational program to Biomedx – it orients our thought processes, exactly as studying biology and what it all leads to should do.

Water is IT – as in I.T. - Information Technology

We said, water is the medium through which everything moves in biology. And it is. But also, water holds information in its atomic and molecular constructs. This is something that is not talked of much, but it jumps out at us when viewing blood under the microscope – if we take the time to see it. This leads us to the work of Harvey Bigelsen.

When Dr. Bigelsen looks at the blood - and looking at blood is looking largely at water - he sees the information imprinted in it which is reflecting the story of the client. The plasma holds the story, the question is, can you see it?

Our basic microscope and foundations workshop in July will be followed by the Bigelsen Holographic Blood Workshop for two days that will delve into these things. You might just find yourself saying, mmm…. And new doors opening up as well.

I am guilty of being a name dropper in this newsletter. But goodness gracious, take them and go after them. It will open a world of understanding health processes that will last your lifetime, same as your attendance at a Biomedx workshop where we’ll encapsulate it for you and get you on the fast track to knowing it, using it, and benefitting yourself, your family and your clients.

Hope to see you next month.


Gerald Pollack YouTube video links – (copy and paste into your browser)

Electrically Structured Water – Part 1

Electrically Structured Water – Part 2