Other Symptoms of Neural Dysfunction
in the Paill Spectrum Family
Dr. Xxxxx :
Dyslexia like symptoms.
Dyslexia is usually regarded as affecting spelling. However, the speech symbol processing inversions, mirrors and flips are far more obvious when number recall; such as phone number recall is tested. This should be tested when the psychosis affected person is well enough to perform well, on the tests. ( I.e. Test at their "best" before drawing conclusions, otherwise the patient's memory failure will make the tests difficult to interpret).
Most young adults who develop schizophrenia like illnesses are sick for quite a while in the Paill Spectrum model. Years in fact before the psychosis symptoms arrive. If they have been sick from a pre-school or early school age, they are likely to have spelling, reading, writing and maths problems: consistent with dyslexia or similar illnesses.
Childhood Paill Spectrum
The dyslexia writing test
So what other symptoms may be found in patients with schizophrenia-like illnesses that are currently not known to be present?
Dr. Xxxxx :
Memory or recall issues.
Problems with sequence processing of ideas or activities.
Long sequences of planned activities are easily forgotten or are easily changed to incorrect sequences of activities. For example, someone who needs to get up in the TV break, go to the toilet, feed the dog and brush their teeth may find themselves in the bathroom holding a can of dog food or may have put their toothbrush in the fridge and forgotten about the dog food.
Dyslexia causes characteristic pattern of flips and mirrors in written letters and numbers.
School performance and work performance, in these severely affected individuals, deteriorates rapidly. Everyone usually just thinks they are stupid. (These symptoms can appear independently of the schizophrenia-like illnesses).
Failing ability to recall phone numbers
Kinkajou: So what other symptoms may be found in patients with schizophrenia-like illnesses that are currently not known to be present?
Dr. Xxxxx :
- Narrow mindedness: They just never seem to realize that obvious things need to be done. They may feed the dog, but not give the animal water, even though they see the empty water bowl. They throw rubbish over the neighbour's fence, not realizing that the neighbour who is home , is likely to hear what is going on and then become upset. They weed a garden bed until there is nothing left, ripping out even the "good" plants, but leaving heaps of weeds just inches away, on the other side of the rock or fence partition. "How can anyone do anything so stupid?"
- Mood volatility: rapid escalations or changes in mood state with the affected people often being easily distracted.
An Angry Face: common in Paill Spectrum Dyslexia.
- Capacity to show “rage”. Dr. Xxxxx gives the example of one girl successfully treated for psychosis like symptoms under the Paill Spectrum model. Though she stayed well in terms of thought, she became involved with arguments with Police, stealing and other questionable behaviours including intravenous drug use. She was often arguing with the family she lived with and had become a fairly unwelcome guest in the house. They were forced to ask her to leave. Her temper and irritability made her difficult to live with. Sometimes the temper and irritability can be more than just mild. Rage results.
- Short little episodes of panics or jitters often lasting only seconds, then disappearing for prolonged periods. Most people rarely worry about these symptoms. They go quickly, often only returning months later. If they occur frequently , the affected patients begin to become dependent on medical sedatives such as Valium (Diazepam), Serepax (Oxazepam) or similar.
Kinkajou : So what other symptoms may be found in patients with schizophrenia-like illnesses that are currently not known to be present?
Dr. Xxxxx :
- Sweaty Hands is a common reliable symptom.
Sore chest: usually a rare feature in the younger schizophrenic patients
- Sharp chest jabs often called by doctors: atypical chest wall pains or
“Not your heart” (non-cardiac) pains
- Poor balance
These are symptoms of the basic Paill Spectrum Syndrome and will be present in most people to a variable (age related) extent with the Paill Spectrum Illnesses.
Kinkajou : Isn't it Just “Personality” being Responsible for Moods, Anger, Aggression and Irritability?
Dr. Xxxxx : Many of these symptoms (anger, Irritability, rage, moodiness, anxiousness, narrow-mindedness), develop with and are more obvious in long-term illness. Personality factors are important in the flavour of the schizophrenia-like illness. Being a social, obsessional or grandiose personality will flavour your symptoms.
Bulldozer personalities on the Enneagram (Synonyms: Annaegram, Ennaegram, Anagram, Anaegram, Annaegram),) are perhaps more prone to violence.
Other personality types such as the “questioner” may be much more prone to paranoia.
Sequence memory is commonly affected in Paill Spectrum.
Speech and language disorders such as catatonia / disorganization are more common in severe acute onset (Paill Spectrum) disease. (I.e. when the damage and resultant swelling is more intense). When very ill, these people are characteristically very irritable as well
So different patients can begin to look quite different based on their personality profile, injury profile and acuteness profile.
Dr. Xxxxx : Paill Spectrum Model & Predictions for Prognosis of Psychotic Illnesses
Long term prognosis is also similarly variable, in fact random to all intents and purposes as far as most doctors are concerned. (The current medical model).
In fact, the Paill Spectrum model predicts which patients have immune or resistance factors predisposing them to a better or worse prognosis.
People who inadvertently follow the basic principles of Paill Spectrum treatment, even if their only treatment is nutritionally based, will do the best.
People who inadvertently receive Paill Spectrum effective therapies for any reason, will do the best.
Any changes in clinical illness state are very slow. Changes for the better or worse generally occur with delay and slowly, though acute deteriorations can occur when immunity flares after a period of poor nutrition, dieting, starvation, alcohol or drug abuse.
Things happen for a reason,
Usually basic simple medical reasons
Over a very long time frame.
Dr. Xxxxx :
Genetic Components to Paill Spectrum Illnesses in Psychoses
The Paill Spectrum disease model pioneered by Dr. Xxxxx states that many patients with schizophrenia like illnesses actually have Paill Spectrum infection. Paill Spectrum infection shows strong susceptibility to genetically inherited immune resistance factors. There are a number of these factors, so the inheritance pattern would be expected to be complex or polygenic, as the research would suggest.
The genes involved in Paill Spectrum susceptibility include : a number of genes affecting nutrition, behavioural likes and dislikes and a number of general immune resistance factors. This would give a complex or polygenic "gene" involvement in the presence of these psychiatric conditions, exactly as has been observed.
Dr. Xxxxx : Tracking Illness Response to Treatment in the Paill Spectrum Model
Other symptoms of Paill Spectrum will often be found if searched for. Distinct blood test changes will also be found. Patients respond to both nutritional and antibiotic therapies. Relying solely on antibiotic therapy is unwise with Paill Spectrum. The Paill Spectrum model of disease as developed by Dr. Xxxxx suggests that current psychiatric medications are excellent for symptomatic relief in much the same way that Paracetamol (Panadol) gives relief from headaches or fever. These medications make people feel better quickly. They do not change the progress of the psychiatric illness.
Paill Spectrum therapy however, over long term time frames will change the progression of the psychotic disorders / conditions. People will get better, stay better and are less likely to relapse into illness. Treating the Paill Spectrum Illnesses is not just a matter of taking a few pills.
It involves taking the right treatment regime for the right reasons for the right period of time; and monitoring for risk factors of illness recurrence. These can include risk behaviours especially affecting diet and nutrition, but also things as seemingly unrelated as chronic "microclimate" cold exposure. (The "microclimate" is the person's own individual experience of the climate they live in. It can be quite different to the weather outside. E.g. If someone lives in a cold climate, if they stay inside in a heated room mostly, they will almost never effectively experience the cold).
Testing: using a checklist
Dr. Xxxxx :
A new Way of Looking at the Psychotic Illnesses
People with schizophrenia are not mad.
A better term for this group of illnesses is “cross-linked” memory disorder. People have an intense memory or a belief because their memory tells them that this is exactly what they remember. Voices come from memory strands cross-linked into consciousness and the voices are quite real to the affected people. Intense beliefs or delusions are also examples of thought strands cross-linked into consciousness.
For example, a person is very religious and has deeply held religious beliefs. This belief system is cross-linked into the conscious self-image maintained by the "symbolic speech processing area" of the brain. They may believe that there is a Jesus Christ and that he is now on this earth. The reality for this person may then become that “I am Jesus Christ on earth.” :-l>>
Yes the belief is strange, but it is becoming easier to see "why" they are saying it. This model is very important as it explains the genesis of other seemingly unrelated disorders. Dyslexia is another disorder of cross linked memory strand processing. It seems unrelated to schizophrenia. But the model highlights the similarities.
The Paill Spectrum model predicts that early cross-links are soft and can often be reversed.
Nevertheless, long-term memory cross-links become like “hard wired short circuits” in the brain. In these people, often only an alleviation of symptoms is possible.
One of Dr. Xxxxx’s patients stated that this was the first year he had not needed to be admitted to hospital for schizophrenia at Easter time for several years, (after he had been on Paill Spectrum type therapy for several months). However, he has been ill for a very long time. It is unlikely that he will ever be cured of his strange thoughts. It is likely that he can be helped to have a lot less strange thoughts over time. :~>
Dr. Xxxxx : Predictions on the Prevalence of Psychotic Illnesses.
There are a number of people with variants of this cross-linked memory who are not handled well by the existing classification system. “Mad grandma” disease would be a loose descriptive term for some affected elderly people. These elderly people are often "able" to deal with reality. They do have some strange beliefs and may often argue with other people considerably when their idea of reality begins to conflict with the lives of neighbours or associates. They often even retain the insight that other people do not see things in the way that they do. The average schizophrenic if badly enough affected, usually loses this insight into their own behaviour (or perhaps better described as their “reference to reality”).
Another failure of the current view of schizophrenia-like illnesses is failure to identify children in process of developing the condition. The story from the four year old child comes particularly to mind when discussing case histories with Dr. Xxxxx. The child’s father said that the child was having trouble sleeping because birds kept “singing” or “talking” at night. There were definitely no birds to be heard. The “birds” stopped singing or talking once a course of Paill Spectrum therapy was completed, and the child began to sleep well again every night. The PaillSpectrum model predicts that the symptoms of psychosis will be present at any age. However, children rarely complain. They also have a very different reality framework to an adult. So the symptoms look different in different age groups.
Dr. Xxxxx : The standard medical model really has a lot of difficulty with the concept that children may have psychosis, schizophrenia related illnesses or with mood disorders such as depression.
The Paill Spectrum model predicts that these things may indeed happen, though they typically occur at different ages with different clusters of symptoms.
Age makes no difference to the disease,
but it does make a difference to the symptoms, in the Paill Spectrum model.
Classroom learning issues are largely due to medical problems not due to bad teaching. Look around the room. See where the lights have gone out.
Psychosis Schizophrenia: Keywords and a Summary
This web page focuses on strange behaviours that currently have no medical explanation. If you remember the Jerry Springer show, you realise there are many people in the community with strange behaviour and an inability to see the consequences of their actions.
Dr. Xxxxx : Schizophrenia: (A form of "Psychosis") includes diagnoses such as :
(Older categories include Hebephrenic),
Dr. Xxxxx : The schizophrenic disorders include: schizophrenia, (catatonic, disorganised, paranoid and hebephrenic or youthful subtypes), schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder and psychotic disorder. Typical symptoms of these conditions include: catatonia (being frozen), hallucination, delusion, poor motivation, reality, distorted speech and madness.
The Paill Spectrum predicts the finding of previously unknown and unrecognised symptoms such as dyslexic language problems, dyslexia, irritable, mood problems, irritability, night time restlessness, memory problems, growing pains, balance problems, vertigo, dizziness, aches and pains such as sore elbows, sore chest, abdominal pain, sore backs of knees, sore Achilles tendons, sore and stiff hands, and other symptoms.
The new Paill Spectrum explains the mechanism of the formation of schizophrenia symptoms and signs : both at a causative agent as well as at a neural systems level in this web page. The new Paill Spectrum syndrome has characteristic symptoms, signs and blood test profiles that allow a diagnosis to be made. Doctors and patients as well independently of doctors can change many aspects of the disease or illness resulting in some degree of remission of the disease.
Current treatment involved antipsychotic drugs like Risperidal, Zyprexa, or Solian, olanzapine, zyprexa, solian, amisulpride, serenace, haloperidol, diazepam, valium, and serepax. The Paill Spectrum theory suggests that other disease modifying therapies are possible.
Schizophrenia starts generally in young adults. Cases may be suspected in childhood, but are rare.
Dr. Xxxxx : Madness is actually an infectious disease. And best not treated with symptom “patch-up” drugs. Not if you don’t want to lose your mind.