Kean Hin Ooi1*, Pei See Sew1, Irma van Tuil2
1Serenity Therapy & Health Centre, Penang, Malaysia. 2Bambootiger, Cordium De Ruyterstraat 65 Nijmegen.
Abstract: This article provides explanations to how distance external qi therapy works by quoting various rigorously designed controlled experiments conducted at various parts of the world. It also introduces a new method of therapy, information therapy that relies on the entanglement of information carried by low hissing sound playback with mp3 player to entangle with the information of subjects exhibited by the facial photo with the whole system placed in a sealed carton. Preliminary results have shown huge potential for information therapy to be applied on neurological cases, particularly on autism/ADHD and dementia.
Qigong and Taiji (Taichi) have many similarities and are commonly bundled together in review papers [1, 2]. The RCTs on the benefits of qigong and Taiji had attracted the attention of healthcare professionals and in 2018 an accreditation standard guideline initiative for Taiji and Qigong instructors prepared by health professionals, integrative medicine academics, Taiji and Qigong instructors and public safety officers from various parts of the world was published . In Malaysia, a 1200-contact-hour Qigong Therapy occupational skill standard was developed by the government in 2011 .
There are 2 major categories in Qigong therapy. One is self-healing practice, where participants learn how to practice to improve health. The other one is qi therapy or external qi therapy (EQT), where participants do not need to practice anything but receive external qi treatment administered by qigong therapist. EQT can be done locally or at a distant [4, 5, 6]. It is common to have distant EQT conducted over internet meeting programs (eg: Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, WeChat etc). Distant EQT is recognized as one of the Distant Healing Intention (DHI) therapies .
The common definitions of qi are “life force”, “bioenergy”, “vital energy” or simply “energy”. From the scientific perspective that energy is limited by time and space, defining qi as a form of energy does not explain how distance EQT works. In fact, experiments of emitting external qi on-site to create photons (light), infrared (heat), electromagnetic wave (field energy) may be regarded as experiments on the conversion of energy A (qi) to energy B (photon, electromagnetic wave etc) .
Information Therapy is an extension of distant EQT. However, the association of the definition of qi with energy may complicate the introduction of Information Therapy since it is common knowledge that energy is not able to travel far without being absorbed or transformed. To avoid confusion arising from the common definitions of qi, it is better to address distant EQT and Information Therapy as DHI therapies.
Many rigorously designed experiments on how human intention can make changes to the physical world have provided plausible support to the mechanism of action of DHI therapies. In short, distant administration of external qi is indeed the administration of human intention or consciousness information. In DHI therapies, it is information that is working, not energy.
Many studies have pointed out that information can be converted into energy and therefore can make changes to physical world non-locally. A well-known study is the Experimental demonstration of information-to-energy conversion and validation of the generalized Jarzynski equality published by Nature Physics in 2010 where a particle is made to climb up a spiral-staircase-like potential exerted by an electric field and gains free energy larger than the amount of work done on it and that suggests a new fundamental principle of an ‘information-to-heat engine’ that converts information into energy .
The Three Levels Theory of Matter proposed by qigong scholar Pang Ming implies that information can be converted into energy and physical mass . It also points out that human consciousness is a form of information and that provides the basis of how external qi therapy works. The proposal is similar to the findings of various consciousness researchers.
In A Brief Introduction to Intention Host Device Research William Tiller points out that consciousness is a form of information; information can be converted into energy . Tiller has supported his claim by quoting 4 experiments that he had conducted by using his Intention Host Device (IHD); a specially designed electronic oscillator that can store and playback recorded intention (information).
The first experiment showed how the IHD could playback recorded intention to increase the pH of water in 72hrs; the second experiment showed how IHD could decrease the pH of water in the same duration. The first experiment was successfully replicated at 10 sites in Europe and the US. The third experiment showed how IHD could speed up the chemical activity of in vitro alkaline phosphatase, a liver enzyme, by 25 to 30% compared to controls. In the fourth experiment, the ATP/ADP ratio of fruit fly larvae was increased by 15%-20% compared to controls.
The confirmatory study by Patrizio Tressoldi has shown how human intention can entangle with photomultiplier a distance away . The study successfully replicated the findings observed in two previous experiments where participants were able to focus and entangle with a photomultiplier located approximately 7300 km away. This lends strong support to how DHI can work on the targeted subject.
Quantum physicists have long suspected that human intention could affect the wave property of a quantum system. The 5-Sigma online double-slit experiment by Dean Radin reports how the human mind can change the wave property of a particle . A total of 1,479 people from 77 countries contributed 2,985 test sessions and 5,738 control sessions were run by a computer programmed to simulate human participants. The paper says, “…results were found to support von Neumann’s conclusion that the mind of the observer is an inextricable part of the measurement process. This type of experiment offers a means of empirically resolving longstanding questions about the role of consciousness in the physical world.”
In The Global Broadcast Autism Intention Experiment IHD was used to broadcast information to work on 44 autistic children in various parts of the world . It has confirmed that information imparted onto the names and addresses of subjects provided the healing effect. The report concludes, “The autism treatment evaluation checklist has been plotted for all 90 questions for all children, each month from baseline, and shows such remarkable visual trends, even without statistics, that children, parents and investigators are thrilled at these outcomes.” The report has pointed out human intention or consciousness information is not bounded by time and space. All these findings have provided plausible explanation and support to how DHI therapies work.
The idea of iTherapy was borrowed from The Globally Broadcast Autism Intention Experiment: Part I however, there are a few major differences .
- Instead of names and addresses of subjects, facial photos of subjects are used; we found facial photo better depicts a person.
- Mp3 player is used, not electronic oscillator. Extremely low hissing sound is the carrier or medium of information for information therapy, instead of wave generated by oscillator in IHD.
- Customized information is used for individual client instead of general information for all.
Information Therapy (iTherapy) is a form of DHI therapy. Information therapists would make evaluation to ascertain the pathological problems and send specific information to achieve the healing. The process of sending information is done with the therapist facing the photo of a subject, with a microphone next to the photo. The process is audio recorded and the hissing sound of the computer fan or the air-conditioner blower serves as the carrier of the information recorded. Subsequently, the recorded file is edited and playback to the photo of the subject 24/7. Information carried by the hissing sound recorded will entangle with the information of the client exhibited through the facial photo to make changes to the subject. The whole system is sealed in a box to prevent external disturbance. Subjects receiving the program need not do anything. Weekly feedback is required for therapists to make changes to the file if necessary.
Since the information sent came from the therapist, he or she must be physically healthy and mentally stable; otherwise, the file would not be effective. The effectiveness of a file created depends heavily on the ability to remain focused and the technical information within. In the same light, the article Consciousness and the double-slit interference pattern: Six experiments reports, “meditators produced effects 2.5 times as large as those produced by nonmeditators .”
iTherapy had been applied on many illnesses with varying degrees of success. They included Lyme disease, depression, autism, encephalitis, dementia and others. We found it is most effective in neurological cases. Preliminary results for autism and dementia have been most encouraging.
The initial plan was to investigate the effectiveness of iTherapy for autistic children by applying the Autism Treatment Evaluation Chart (ATEC) to monitor the changes . However, parents complained that the 77-point ATEC is too long and therefore a 6-point feedback guide was developed for the parents.
The 6 points are:
- Socialization ability (eye contact, following command)
- Self-control ability
- Confidence & independence
- Learning ability
- Expression skill
- Vitality and health
Six children age 7 to 10 years were recruited for the simple 4-week study. The spectrum of autism is wide and varied, children recruited were separated into groups according to DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Autism . Four of them were in Autism Spectrum Diagnosis (ASD) Level 1 who need little support and were attending normal schools. Two of them were in ASD Level 3 and were attending special schools; both of them have speech problems.
Parents have to provide feedback on the changes at the end of every week based on the 6 points. Parents would mark ‘1’ for positive changes observed during the week, mark ‘0’ if no changes were observed and mark ‘-1’ if negative changes were observed. At the end of the fourth week, the scores were added. The results are in table 1.
The results indicate that:
- With the exception of subject 4, all the rest have reported improvement in the 6 points.
- Subject 4 did not show any improvement in Confidence & Independence and Vitality & Health but improved in other areas.
Subjects 4 and 6 stopped 12 months later, subject 2 stopped 21 months later with parents notifying not able to see changes in the past 1 month. All the rest have continued with iTherapy until now (December 23, 2018).
Written feedback from parents:
At the end of the 2nd week: My son is more stable now, he could finish 50 pages of Lego (game). I realized he was trying to express himself, not in long sentences but in 3 to 5 words, like “go find daddy”. His attention span has improved as he can spend a longer period of time on paperwork. His understanding also getting better and can take simple instructions better. His emotion is stable for the whole week. But don’t see much improvement in terms of speech ability.
At the end of the 4th week: His speech has increased and he imitates a lot what we say, his mind is clearer and learn things like spelling better. Thanks.
At the end of the 4th week: His eye contact has improved a lot and no longer put up the peace sign whenever I take his photo. His learning ability has improved greatly. Thanks.
At the end of the 2nd week:
- Better task/routine completion without being distracted (losing focus).
- Improvement in math/addition.
- Initiating more requests verbally though speech not clear.
- Showing more confidence in his school surrounding
- Able to complete worksheets independently but answers not all correct
At the end of the 4th week:
His concentration on task improved. Mood control also improved. However, speech is still very slow though ‘N’ sound is emerging. Previously the speech therapist mentioned he could blow recorder softly for 5x only. Yesterday he was able to control well and able to blow softly up to 15x. Awareness of surrounding and reading people’s emotions also improved.
Other parents did not provide any written feedback at the end of the study. However, at the end of the third month, parents of Subject 3 informed us, “She was recently recommended to be discharged from occupational therapy. In the last session, she demonstrated rationalization of decision making. She was able to explain how she ought to do in anger management, she was able to describe the process of decision making in a team.”
From February 2016 to September 2018, iTherapy was applied on more than 90 autistic children, age 3 to 15 years, 74 boys and 19 girls. They were from various parts of the world and all of them have shown varying degrees of improvement. However, it is apparent that the younger the child, the better the results. Parents were told to continue with whatever treatment their children were receiving and they could discontinue iTherapy anytime as they wish.
Duration of treatment of autism depends on the condition of the children. Ideally, the treatment should continue until such time when their self-consciousness is stable. Most of the children were still under the care of iTherapy after 12 months. Eighteen parents have chosen to stop the program after 3 to 12 months, either because they were satisfied with the results or they could not see further improvement. The work on autism had attracted the attention of the press and in 2017 three Chinese dailies have given special reports on the application of iTherapy for autism [18, 19, 20].
Preliminary results on dementia (1 vascular dementia and 7 Alzheimer’s) are very encouraging, all patients showed varying degree of improvements within 1 to 3 months. Those who started at a lower stage on Global Deterioration Scale (GDS) recovered faster and better . Regrettably, we do not have the medical records on their changes and improvements were only reported by family members and evaluation carried out by us based on GDS. In October this year, we started to apply Mini Memory State Evaluation (MMSE) to monitor patients . A patient recruited on 21 October 2018 had his MMSE score improved from 14/30 on day 1 to 23/30 on day 34th. That implies he has improved from “Stage 5: Moderate dementia” to “Stage 3: Mild Cognitive Impairment” of Global Deterioration Scale . Currently, the patient is in the 3rd month of the program. As in the case of autism, if they are not able to practice self-healing qigong, dementia patients would probably have to stay on iTherapy to maintain the mental condition for a long time.
Family members of 2 patients had decided to stop iTherapy at month 12th, they found the patients’ personalities have returned to the condition before developing dementia, a condition they found unbearable. It was a curious development and the search for papers on the connection of personalities with the development of dementia confirmed that the patients have recovered to the same old personalities.
The paper Personality and resilience to Alzheimer’s disease neuropathology: a prospective autopsy study reports, “high neuroticism and low agreeableness were associated with more advanced spread of tangles in limbic and neocortical regions, as indexed by Braak staging. Low trust (cynical, skeptical) and low straightforwardness (manipulative, deceptive) were the only facets associated with both the severity of Aβ neuritic plaques and the stage of neurofibrillary tangles .” The findings mirror what we have observed, our work on dementia has further confirmed the importance to manage emotions and bring harmony to society. Ideally, management of emotions should be introduced when patients regained self-consciousness.
From the feedback of parents, clients and family members we were able to make the following conclusion for iTherapy:
- Safe: More than 93 children and 60 adults of all ages, none has reported any adverse reaction. Likewise the study by Tiller had not detected any problems.
- Promising: To date there is no medication that can stop the progression of dementia, but iTherapy had succeeded to reverse the conditions of 8 patients. Likewise for autism cases, all the cases have shown a positive development. Parents and family members have reported that they were surprised that iTherapy could bring results in a short period of time.
- Convenient: It is highly convenient to the clients, they need not have to turn up regularly, weekly or monthly feedback through electronic messaging attached with current photo suffices.
- Cost-effective: The cost of running iTherapy for a dementia patient and autistic children is a fraction of the cost of medication.
The results have shown huge potential for the application of iTherapy on various illnesses, particularly on neurological cases. To date, there are only three information therapists who are able to provide iTherapy services, two in Malaysia, one in the Netherlands. We hope to work with universities or institutions to train more people to develop this promising approach. We welcome any institutions who are interested to run a clinical trial with us.
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Received: 1 January 2019; Accepted: 10 January 2019; Published online: 25 January 2019