By Andrew K Fletcher
We are seeking more people with varicose veins who are willing to put
IBT to the test and feel that this is something that your readers and
colleagues will definitely find fascinating and some who have varicose
veins and oedema and wish to avoid surgery may want to Help in this
important trial and join our Free study which has already produced
positive results in only 4 weeks as predicted!
An Important Scientific Study into the cause of Varicose Veins and
Oedema and Inclined Bed Therapy (I.B.T.) is now underway, which makes
use of the way the body uses gravity to move solutes through the
vessels to improve circulation and alter the pressure inside the veins
to significantly reduce swelling and oedema. Our study is free for
anyone to participate in. There are no products to be sold or
What is Inclined Bed Therapy?
Gravity was identified as the driving force behind circulation in
trees in 1994 and was applied immediately to how circulation in the
body benefits from the same interaction with salts and sugars in the
circulation. A video showing the use of IBT with spinal cord injury
can be viewed here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3D7tBQfCxQ
IBT is simply tilting the bed so that the head end is 15 cm’s or 6
inches higher than the foot end providing a level but tilted bed,
hence the name Inclined Bed Therapy.0 People with varicose veins,
oedema (fluid retention) are needed to participate in an online Diary
Study, in order to prove that simply altering our sleeping position
can have a positive affect on these problems.
If you or someone you know has Varicose Veins, the standard advise is
to raise your legs and tilt your bed the other way to IBT, Or to
undergo risky and expensive surgery that is prone to fail because it
does not address why the pressure inside the vein causes it to bulge.
Which according to current physiology books makes sense. But what if
that logic is incorrect? All the evidence from our study is showing
that gravity is not a force we are struggling to overcome but a force
that drives the fluids within the body.
Are you prepared to take the 4 week challenge and provide us with your
observations? Or do you know someone who has varicose veins and would
like to watch them slowly but surely shrink and improve every night
they go to bed instead of becoming more unsightly and uncomfortable?
Our study is located on the Naked Scientists forum, who have a regular
slot on BBC Radio.
My wife’s calf showing clearly her varicose vein shadow, which went
flat after 4 weeks of Inclined Bed Therapy back in 1994 and has not
returned to its former state since.
Alun has already confirmed my statement on the study thread that
Varicose veins will shrink after 4 weeks of IBT and has supplied us
with photographic before and after 4 weeks of IBT along with a diary
account of his observations. And he is not alone.
We are hoping to find at least 50 more pioneering volunteers who wish
to avoid surgery and it’s inherent risks and failures, who are willing
to provide us with photographic and a written account of their own
experiences sleeping inclined.
So far our study is running towards a predicted outcome that flies in
the face of current physiology literature.
Look forward to hearing from you.
Yours sincerely Andrew K Fletcher