Twenty two years ago, when I began to research the physiological role of oxygen in the body, absorbed from oxygen-saturated drinking water, I coined the term “Chronic Oxygen Debt Syndrome”. The term, I thought, encapsulated the concept of an array of disease states caused directly and indirectly by hypoxia, a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues of the body.

So I was pleased when the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology was awarded to three researchers for their findings that did indeed indicate that hypoxia causes disease. I was not surprised, since I have been writing about that very thing for years.

One would think that the news of that ‘discovery’ would make national headlines. If the cause of cancers, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, fatigue and so many more diseases is revealed, shouldn’t the vast medical community be all over it. But ‘they’ weren’t.

I’m no conspiracy theorist – quite the contrary. I’m not one who believes that Big Pharma is out to get us little guys. I don’t think that’s part of their business model. No, but there is another underlying reason for the Big Silence on this big news.

It’s the noise. There are so many claims for both medical and complementary ‘solutions’ to every condition known to man. I notice because our own message tends to get lost among all that shouting and OUR message really does need to be heard, like the 2019 Nobel Prize results.

During my early morning ruminations with coffee, I decided to bring back Chronic Oxygen Debt Syndrome. After 20 years of oxygen/water research, I am now 99.9% convinced (dang that pesky .1% but more about that in another Blog) that we are on to something – that drinking water infused with the O2 we breathe can and does support the natural health that God has gifted us with.

Teri Mathis