thedoctorwithin Podcast

The Unknown Immune System: Fixer of Your Lifespan

April 03, 2023 DR TIM
thedoctorwithin Podcast
The Unknown Immune System: Fixer of Your Lifespan
Show Notes Transcript

The human immune system has developed over the past 200,000 years through Natural Selection.  Those who survived the environmental challenges of their moment in time had the best chance of replicating. Today's propagandist media demands that the immune system is  merely the result of advances in medicine: drugs and vaccines.  The reality is the exact opposite.  With American children as the sickest in all industrialized nations, and the recipients of 72 mandated vaccines by the time they're 18 years old, there's a cognitive disconnect.  When faced with a choice between a child's health and the enforced sale of drugs and. vaccines, what do we observe every single day throughout all corporate media?   Ask your MD to define the immune system.  If his response contains the word 'drugs 'or 'vaccines',  he doesn't know.  This podcast summarizes what legitimate science actually knows about the human immune system.

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The immune system – one of those phrases that everybody talks about and so few can define.

Of course any valid discussion of the immune system must begin in the field of evolution and Natural Selection.

As mammals progressed upward from their one-celled origins, there were thousands of failed experiments. Some were dead-end species; some were dead-end individuals. Evolutionary cul-de-sacs.

The survivors along each step of the way were simply those whose physiology was able to adapt fast enough to the particular environmental challenges of their moment in time. They had enough food, oxygen, rest, shelter from predators, shelter from the elements, acceptable blood pH, survival from disease, development of advantageous physical characteristics, etc. to mature and replicate.

These survivors advanced each species, and sometimes gave it the opportunity to evolve into a higher species. You can see empirical evidence of this next time you’re at the British or French museums that have exhibits of pre-hominid skeletons, dinosaur skeletons, early genus Homo skeletons, whale skeletons, chimpanzee skeletons, etc. Just momentary vignettes of the whole biological pageant that has played out over the eons.

In Man, immunological progress had been exponential throughout most of the past 200 years. Selection favored those who were able to take advantage of the best food, clothing, and shelter that became so available to much of the population.

Some were born into those advantages; others achieved them through hard work. And others simply had God-given good luck in avoiding the challenges that beset even the healthiest: like wars, starvation, and disease.

As better food and shelter became available, with good water and good plumbing, people began to live longer. Less disease. The longer the period of maturity where the child is protected, the better chance of survival past 40.

In 1860 the average life expectancy for Americans was about 40 years. Today it’s about 78 years.

Many factors are responsible for that increase. But let’s just focus on the physiological aspects of longevity, irrespective of wars and clean environment.

The immune system of the human body involves many components, some of which are known and most of which are not.

No child is born with an intact immune system. By age two he will have a rudimentary level of immunity, provided that development has not been retarded by drugs and vaccines.

Unrestricted respiration, circulation, and digestion are the most fundamental constituents of the immune system. They are the minimum requirements to maintain normal health. If they are obstructed in any way, that will have a deleterious effect on overall immunity and decrease the individual’s chances of survival.

The availability of nourishing food has certainly advanced in the past century. The problem is that today only 20% of the American diet is nutritive. About 80% is processed: allergenic and inflammatory. (See The 60 Day Program)

Next components of the immune system are acute inflammatory responses: like coughing, sneezing, runny nose, irregular elimination, eyes watering, fever, swelling, etc. These are vital powers of the developing immune system. They are the body’s desperate attempts to isolate and eliminate foreign tissue and poisons. They are survival reflexes, developed over centuries of Natural Selection.

Organized corporate medicine has always regarded these normal healthy responses as disease threats, because they afforded enormous marketing opportunities.

Entire industries of anti-inflammatories, steroids, cough syrups, anti-pyretics, vaccines, cold medicine, NSAIDS, antibiotics, have sprung up. Billion$. The majority of these remedies should never be taken by children, since they’re immuno-suppressive. Which means they have the opposite effect they advertise – they make the child sicker for longer by interfering with the child’s developing immune system.

Even pediatricians and the FDA have long ago disavowed the majority of these OTC childhood medicines as ineffective and unnecessary. But marketing gallops on, heedless of the child’s health.

So just what is the essence of the human immune system? For starters, the creation of a pure and uncontaminated interior environment, the internal milieu, free from foreign invasion and toxins. Mainly in the blood and in the digestive tract.

With the introduction of a foreign invader into the blood, what is the first response in the healthy body? Right. Inflammation. That’s the normal immune system’s first response, its attempt to isolate, destroy, and expel the foreign tissue. 

Again, inflammation is not a diseases that needs to be treated. It’s the body’s natural response to attack. If you interfere with those processes, you can prolong the assault, which paves the way for advanced inflammation – which can become an infection.

Now Infection is a whole new ball game. Now we’re talking potentially life-threatening. Before penicillin in the 1940s, millions of people down through history died from infections that expanded unchecked. Penicillin may have been the one and only time organized medicine really did pull

the rabbit out of the hat.

But in our modern civilization, in the relatively safe environment of most offices, homes, and schools the majority of inflammations are going to resolve on their own with just soap and water, good diet, rest, and first aid.

Unless they are aggravated by unnecessary drugs, potions, and treatments. Most of the time the best and most natural course is to Do Nothing and rely on the body’s innate power of healing. Of course this is anathema to the medical orthodoxy, whose First Commandment is always Do Something Billable.

If there’s no infection, there’s no need for anti-biotics. That’s not me saying that. The discoverer of penicillin himself Alexander Fleming warned us 80 years ago “No prophylactic antibiotics.” That means no “just in case” antibiotics.

If your doctor is prescribing you prophylactic antibiotics and you have no infection, he is violating the most basic principle of classical medicine. That alone makes him untrustworthy. He’s also suppressing your immune system since antibiotics can destroy much of the beneficial bacterial flora so vital for complete digestion. See The Post AntiBiotic Age at

What other parts of the human immune system are known by true science? We can talk about specific blood components of inflammation: chemotaxis, neutrophils, T-cells, B cells, other lymphocytes, fibrinogen and the clotting cascade, etc.

These sequences can be brought about by trauma, illness, toxins, etc. And they are all part of the innate immune system, about which we still have only the vaguest understanding. This is where genuine science became intermixed with junk science. Marketing replaces science.

Fundamental immunology is a vast area of legitimate science research, the hallmark of which: it will always admit its own limitations.

The systematic lying and deceit comes in where Organized Medicine mixes mythology with authentic science, and claims that advances in longevity and human immunity are due primarily to drugs and vaccines. They want to take all the credit when only a tiny portion of the progress is due to medicine.

You can start by looking at any current physiology text used in today’s med schools. [e.g. Immunology, fifth edition, Coico] Their most consistent premise throughout is this: the cause of most diseases is absence of the proper drug or vaccine at the right time.

This propagandist notion is suffused throughout the fabric of all medical education over and over and over, in every situation. Sophistry before science.

Utter disregard for the natural healing powers of the human body, utter disrespect for the innate immune system, such as that the unvaccinated develop during childhood. The slogans are

Immunity is conferred only by vaccines.
Diseases are cured only by the right pharmaceutical drugs.

Repeated every day throughout medical school and medical textbooks, these mantras ultimately form the doctors’ very limited conversational lexicon when talking to patients. It’s so ingrained that they can’t even begin to doubt it, or to deviate one iota from these fundamental tenets of their Faith. “Vaccines confer immunity.” “Drugs cure diseases.” 


Perhaps the best kept secret of the past 80 years is the intrinsic difference in health between the vaccinated and the unvaccinated child. Anyone can usually tell by looking, especially with those younger than 5. The unvaccinated are empirically more alert, more intelligent, more responsive, and rarely get sick. Ask any parent.

But this is the biggest secret that corporate media has so desperately censored all these years. It’s also why vaccines are the only pharmaceutical which do not require a control group in the testing for approval.

At least back when approval was necessary, right?

Because the contrast would be so undeniable, so un-falsifiable. No unvaccinated control groups in vaccine testing. Ever!

As American children become fatter, sicker, and dumber each year, with academic averages lower than any time in the past 25 years, the most vaccinated demographic in human history, we rarely see an innate immune system any more. All we see are handicapped, modified immune systems, prevented from normal development by the administration of 72untested experimental vaccines.

Perhaps the clearest example in today’s world where we can observe an innate immune system is in the unvaccinatedchild. And even though there are only 6 states that do not have vaccine exemptions for children, well over 90% of American kids are “fully” vaccinated because of the most successful marketing campaign the world has ever known.

What is the immune system? Find an unvaccinated child and watch him grow up. What is a modified, handicapped immune system? Find a vaccinated kid and watch him grow up.

The human immune system is a complex network of interacting biological mechanisms for maintaining normal blood pH, normal operation of all organs, natural immunity, and homeostasis which the body itself has developed, 100% free from outside tampering. 

While some of it has been characterized by decades of research, most of our immune system remains unknown to human science. Uncharted territory.