Paradigm Change Covid-Like Illness Survey Initial Results – Treatments

 

May 14, 2020

By Lisa Petrison, Ph.D.

In March-May 2020, Paradigm Change conducted a survey of individuals who suspected that they had had the viral illness Covid-19.

Overall results of the survey are summarized on the following page of the Paradigm Change blog.

Initial Case Reports From The Paradigm Change Viral Illness Survey

 

A total of 111 individuals participated in the survey.

Of these, 79 reported having had symptoms and illness course that seemed consistent with having had Covid-19 and also responded in terms of how helpful or harmful various treatments that they tried seemed to have been to them.

For each listed treatment, respondents could choose from the following assessments:

Critically Important

Very Helpful

Somewhat Helpful

No Effect

Harmful

Don’t Know

Didn’t Try

 

Participants also were given the opportunity to list additional treatments that they believed had been Critically Important or Very Helpful for them.

 

Critically Important

Following are the percentages of triers for each treatment who stated that the treatment had been Critically Important for them.

Treatments that had less than 10 triers total are listed in parentheses.

 

50%+: Avoid moldy buildings (Less than 10 triers: Alinia)

30-39%: Rest

20-29%: Medicinal mushrooms; Reduce stress; Spend time outdoors in good locations; Rinsing sinuses (Less than 10 triers: Coffee enemas)

10-19%: Vitamin C; Quercetin; Zinc; Melatonin; Citrus fruits; Electrolyte beverages; Azithromycin; Other antibiotics; Cough drops; Bathe and change clothes frequently; Stay warm; Sun exposure; Warm/hot baths; Gargling; Nebulizer

5-9%: Vitamin A; Vitamin D; Berberines; Curcumin; Elderberry; Garlic essential oil; Marijuana; Onions; Raw honey; Prescription cough syrup; Aspirin; Vicks VapoRub

1-4%: Iodine; Selenium; Other essential oils; Colloidal silver; MCT or coconut oil; Fresh garlic; Ginger; Non-prescription cough syrup

0%: Vitamin E; CBD; Echinacea; Oregano oil; Garlic pills; Monolaurin; Probiotics; Alcohol; Hot peppers; Antifungal drugs; Acetaminophen; Ibuprofen  (Less than 10 triers: Transfer factor; Cortisol or cortisone; Hydroxychloroquine; Lopinavir/Ritonavir; Onion poultice; Ozone therapy; Rife; Salt pipe with iodine)

 

Critically Important or Very Helpful

Following are the percentages of triers for each treatment who stated that the treatment had been Critically Important or Very Helpful for them.

Treatments that had less than 10 triers total are listed in parentheses.

 

60-69%: Rest; Avoid moldy buildings  (Less than 10 triers: Coffee enemas)

50-59%: Spend time outdoors in good locations; Sun exposure  (Less than 10 triers: Alinia)

40-49%: Vitamin C; Reduce stress; Stay warm; Warm/hot baths; Rinsing sinuses

30-39%: Vitamin D; Other essential oils; Medicinal mushrooms; Electrolyte beverages; Raw honey; Azithromycin; Antiviral drugs; Non-prescription cough syrup; Vicks VapoRub; Bathe and change clothes frequently; Nebulizer  (Less than 10 triers: Ozone therapy; Rife)

20-29%: Iodine; Quercetin; Zinc; CBD; Elderberry; Marijuana; Melatonin; Monolaurin; Probiotics; Citrus fruits; Fresh garlic; Ginger; Onions; Other antibiotic drugs; Prescription cough syrup; Acetaminophen; Aspirin; Cough drops; Gargling

10-19%: Vitamin A; Vitamin E; Selenium; Berberines; Curcumin; Echinacea; Garlic oil; Oregano oil; Garlic pills; Colloidal silver; Hot peppers; Ibuprofen;  (Less than 10 triers: Transfer factor)

5-9%: Alcohol; MCT or coconut oil; Antifungal drugs

0%: (Less than 10 triers: Cortisol or cortisone; Hydroxychloroquine; Lopinavir/Ritonavir; Onion poultice; Salt pipe with iodine)

 

Critically Important, Very Helpful or Somewhat Helpful

Following are the percentages of triers for each treatment who stated that the treatment had been Critically Important, Very Helpful or Somewhat Helpful for them.

Treatments that had less than 10 triers total are listed in parentheses.

 

90-99%: Acetaminophen

80-89%: Electrolyte beverages; Prescription cough syrup; Aspirin; Vicks VapoRub; Rest; Spend time outdoors in good locations; Gargling; Rinsing sinuses  (Less than 10 triers: Coffee enemas)

70-79%: Medicinal mushrooms; Ginger; Cough drops; Non-prescription cough drops; Reduce stress; Avoid moldy buildings; Sun exposure; Warm/hot baths; Nebulizer

60-69%: Vitamin C; Garlic oil; Oregano oil; Other essential oils; Raw honey; Azithromycin; Other antibiotic drugs; Ibuprofen; Stay warm  (Less than 10 triers: Salt pipe with iodine)

50-59%: Vitamin D; Zinc; CBD; Curcumin; Garlic pills; Marijuana; Melatonin; Monolaurin; Probiotics; Fresh garlic; Hot peppers; Antifungal drugs; Antiviral drugs; Bathe and change clothes frequently  (Less than 10 triers: Alinia)

40-49%: Vitamin A; Vitamin E; Echinacea; Elderberry; Colloidal silver; Citrus fruits; MCT or coconut oil; Onions

30-39%: Iodine; Berberines  (Less than 10 triers: Cortisol or cortisone; Ozone therapy; Rife)

20-29%: Selenium

10-19%: (Less than 10 triers: Transfer factor)

5-9%: Alcohol

0%: (Less than 10 triers: Hydroxychloroquine; Lopinavir/Ritonavir; Onion poultice)

 

Harmful

Following are the percentages of triers for each treatment who stated that the treatment had been Harmful for them.

Treatments that had less than 10 triers total are listed in parentheses.

 

60-69%: (Less than 10 triers: Ozone therapy)

50-59%: Alcohol

10-19%: Marijuana; Other antibiotic drugs  (Less than 10 triers: Cortisol or cortisone)

5-9%: Berberines; Elderberry; Oregano oil; Other essential oils; Medicinal mushrooms; Citrus fruits; Aspirin; Ibuprofen; Vicks VapoRub

1-4%: Vitamin C; Iodine; Zinc; Probiotics; MCT or coconut oil; Ginger; Prescription cough syrup; Stay warm; Sun exposure; Warm/hot baths

 

Total Number of Triers Per Treatment

Rest – 70 triers; Vitamin C – 62 triers; Stay warm – 62 triers; Avoid moldy buildings – 59 triers; Reduce stress – 58 triers; Vitamin D – 54 triers; Bathe and change clothes frequently – 53 triers; Sun exposure – 51 triers; Spend time outdoors in good location – 50 triers; Zinc – 48 triers; Probiotics – 47 triers; Warm/hot baths – 44 triers; Ginger – 41 triers;  Electrolyte drinks – 39 triers; Onions – 37 triers; Cough drops – 37 triers; Raw honey – 36 triers; Rinsing sinuses – 34 triers; Fresh garlic – 35 triers; Elderberry – 33 triers; Other essential oils – 32 triers; MCT or coconut oil – 31 triers; Acetaminophen – 31 triers; Gargling – 31 triers; Selenium – 29 triers; Melatonin – 29 triers; Colloidal silver – 28 triers;  Vitamin A – 27 triers; Iodine – 23 triers; Non-prescription cough syrup – 23 triers; Vitamin E – 22 triers; Ibuprofen – 22 triers; Curcumin – 21 triers; Echinacea – 20 triers; Quercetin – 20 triers; CBD – 20 triers; Oregano oil – 20 triers; Vicks VapoRub – 20 triers; Alcohol – 19 triers; Azithromycin – 18 triers; Other antibiotic drugs – 18 triers; Hot peppers – 17 triers; Berberines – 16 triers; Antiviral drugs – 16 triers; Garlic pills, 15 triers; Aspirin – 15 triers; Monolaurin – 14 triers; Nebulizer – 14 triers; Medicinal mushrooms – 13 triers; Garlic essential oil, 12 triers; Marijuana – 12 triers; Antifungal drugs – 12 triers; Prescription cough syrup – 11 triers; Cortisol or cortisone – 9 triers; Coffee enemas – 9 triers; Transfer factor – 6 triers; Hydroxychloroquine – 3 triers; Ozone therapy – 3 triers; Rife therapy – 3 triers; Salt pipe with iodine – 3 triers; Alinia – 2 triers; Onion poultice – 2 triers; Lopinavir/Ritonavir – 1 trier; Ventilator – 0 triers

 

Additional Treatments

This question allowed participants to write in their own responses of treatments that they believed had been critically important or very helpful for them.

 

Activated charcoal

Albuterol inhaler

Andographis (2)

Biocidin

Black seed oil

Cabbage

Castor oil pack with essential oils

Chiropractor (pressure points and manipulation)

Coconut water

CoQ10

Cooked onions and mushrooms

Doxycycline

Earthing

Environmental ozone (2)

Epsom salt/baking soda baths

Eucalyptus essential oil

Forsynthia suspensa fruit tincture

Getting out of my house and area

Ginger ale

Glutamine

Glutathione

Glycine

Guaifenesin (2)

Herbal remedies

High-quality air purifier

Iceland moss tea

Infrared sauna with cold plunge

Inhaling steam with essential oils or ACV

IV Vitamin C

IV Magnesium

HOCl (2)

Homemade chicken noodle soup

Homeopathy (Bryonia, Antimonium Tartaricum, Belladonna)

Hot teas

Iron supplements

Kenyon Keily herbs

Kombucha

Liposomal glutathione

Lemon/ginger/honey tea

Lemon tea

Limiting food intake

Liver support supplements

Lonicera japonica tincture

Lots of water (4)

Low histamine diet

Lysine

NAC (2)

Nettle infusions

Oregano oil on feet

Organic green tea with manuka honey

Osha tincture

Phosphatidyl choline

Postural lung drainage positions

Potassium

Propolis

Rebounding

Sauna

Scutellaria baicalensis tincture

Severely limiting activity

Sleep

Sliced onion next to bed

Soaking feet in very hot salt water

Stephen Buhner Herb Protocol

Theanine

Tulsi

Ventolin inhaler with spacer

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B2

Walking on the beach

Walking outdoors

Warm drinks

Xofluza

 

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