Weird Light Kills MRSA
When it comes to fighting superbugs, the solutions tend to be in the most unlikely places.
For example, one study showed that soil from Northern Ireland contains bacterium effective against six of the main superbugs responsible for antibiotic resistance!
And this most recent finding is just as strange.
Because scientists have found that one of the best ways to fight superbugs is found in one of society’s biggest health threats.
Have you heard the saying, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend”?
That’s certainly the case when it comes to superbugs and blue light.
Blue light – like the kind that comes from your TV, smartphone or tablet – wreaks havoc on your health, causing everything from cancer to high blood pressure.
But it turns out that blue light also wreaks havoc on drug-resistant bacteria.
One of the most notorious strains of drug resistant-bacteria is MRSA.
These bacteria are so hard to kill because they produce a pigment called STX that acts as body armor, protecting them against many of our best antibiotics. It also protects it against your body’s own white blood cells.
There’s a process called photobleaching that can reduce levels of this pigment, knocking out MRSA’s primary defense system and making it easier to kill.
Researchers recently found that blasting MRSA with blue light can photobleach the STX pigment, making it more vulnerable to treatment.
In fact, after using blue light on MRSA bacteria, even a mild antiseptic like hydrogen peroxide was able to knock out MRSA.
While the technology is still in the developmental stage, the lead researchers commented on how simple this technology is and envisioned a day when everyone could carry a MRSA-zapping blue light in their purse.
And since this “armor” pigmentation is common to many different strains of bacteria, this blue light technology has the potential to fight numerous types of harmful bacteria.
If and when this device becomes available, I’ll let you know right away.
In the meantime, remember that blue light is still your enemy, so you should keep taking steps to avoid exposure at night.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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