Oxygen Crises? What Would Happen If Oxygen Suddenly Disappeared?

Oxygen Crises? What Would Happen If Oxygen Suddenly Disappeared?


Oxygen Crises? What Would Happen If Oxygen Suddenly Disappeared?

What Would Happen If Oxygen Suddenly Disappeared?

What would happen if oxygen suddenly disappeared?

  • Everyone at the beach would get sunburns. Ozone is molecular oxygen and blocks the majority of UV light. Without it, we are toast.

  • The daytime sky would get darker. With fewer particles in the atmosphere to scatter blue light, the sky would get a bit less blue and a bit more black.

  • Every internal combustion engine would stall. This means that every airplane taking off from a runway would also crash to the ground. Every vehicle would stop in its tracts.

  • All pieces of untreated metal would instantly spot-weld to one another. This is one of the more interesting side effects. The reason metals don't weld on contact is they are coated in a layer of oxidation. In vacuum conditions, metal welds without any intermediate liquid phase (Cold welding).

  • Everyone's inner ear would explode. We would lose about 21 percent of the air pressure in an instant, equivalent to being instantly teleported to the top of the Andes (elevation, about 13,000 feet).

  • Every building made out of concrete would turn to dust. Oxygen is an important binder in concrete structures (as carbon dioxide or CO2), and without it, the compounds will not hold their rigidity.

  • Every living cell would explode in a haze of hydrogen gas. Water is one-third oxygen; without it, the hydrogen turns into gaseous state and expands in volume. We would die instantly.

  • The oceans would evaporate and disperse into space. As oxygen disappears from the oceans' water, the hydrogen component becomes an unbound free gas. Hydrogen gas, being the lightest, will rise to the upper troposphere and slowly disperse into space.

  • Everything above ground would immediately go into free fall. As oxygen makes up about 45 percent of the Earth's crust and mantle, there is suddenly a lot less beneath our feet to hold everything up.

Lee Aundra Temescu writes in an article "20 Things You Didn't Know About Death" #5 "The trigger for death, in all cases, is lack of oxygen. Its decline may prompt muscle spasms, or the 'agonal phase,' from the Greek word agon, or contest."

Symptoms of possible oxygen deficiency:

  • Overall Body Weakness

  • Fatigue

  • Circulation Problems

  • Poor Digestion

  • Muscle Aches And Pains

  • Dizziness

  • Depression

  • Memory Loss

  • Irrational Behavior

  • Irritability

  • Acid Stomach

  • Lung Problems

  • Increased unhealthy bacteria, germs, viruses and parasites

  • Any chronic/long-term disease over 100 additional possibilities

Oxygen (O2) plus glucose (C6H12O6) through BMR yields energy in the form of high-energy phosphate bonds (especially ATP, the primary energy unit of the human body) plus water (H2O), which dissolves carbon dioxide (CO2) and facilitates the hydrolysis of energy-yielding phosphate bonds. Preliminary research demonstrates that ATP may be an analog to one aspect of what the Chinese call "Qi," the Oriental Indians call "Prana", The French Elan Vital, and The Greeks pneuma, the vital force or life energy.

Oxygen makes up almost 50% of the earth's crust by weight, 42% of all healthy vegetation, 85% of seawater, 46% of igneous rocks, and 47% of much aerated dry soil. It is the third most abundant element in the universe.

A common factor in asthma, emphysema, bronchitis and the variations of COPD is insufficient oxygen to the blood.

  • "Insufficient oxygen in our cells causes pain to be experienced more acutely than when oxygen supplies are ample" 

    — Dr. Samuel C. West. The Golden Seven Plus 1. 7th printing. April 1998

The development of cancerous cells is one major consequence of severe oxygen starvation. 

Oxygen shortage in the human body has been linked to every major illness category, including heart conditions, cancer, digestion and elimination problems, respiratory disease, inflamed, swollen, and aching joints, sinus problems, yeast infections, and even sexual dysfunction. Fresh live foods and rainwater contain oxygen. Cooked foods and stagnant water have much less oxygen. Oxygen serves as our primary energy source, displacing detrimental free radicals, countering environmental toxins, and eradicating anaerobic infectious agents, including bacteria, parasites, microbes, and viruses that cannot thrive in oxygen-rich environments.

It is the main energy source for our brain function. It calms the mind and stabilizes the nervous system. Without oxygen, we cannot absorb important vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients our body needs. When our cells lack oxygen, they weaken and die. Without oxygen, nothing works very well or at all.

More indicators of possible low oxygen levels in the body are muscle aches, forgetfulness, heart palpitations, circulation or digestive problems, damaged cell growth, excessive amounts of colds, and infections.

The American Heart Association states that over 1.5 million people die per year from heart conditions and that 70% of our population has some evidence of heart conditions. All heart attacks come down to the hard-working heart muscle’s failure to receive adequate supplies of oxygen. Of course, maintaining one’s arteries and capillaries for easy blood passage is indispensable to optimal health, but the fastest way to get oxygen right now is to breathe.
Hypoxia, or oxygen starvation, over-stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, causing heart rate increases and invites eventual cardiac troubles. The heart must work harder to replace the oxygen it needs, and eventually, it will collapse.

Oxygen depletion weakens our immune system, which leads to viral infections, damaged cells, growths, inflamed joins, serious heart and circulatory problems, toxic buildup in blood, and premature aging. Low oxygen allows damaged cells to multiply and form growths in our bodies because our cells are oxygen-deficient. If the cells in our bodies are rich in oxygen, mutated cells are less able to reproduce.

Your lungs will deteriorate 9-25% per decade (Framingham study) unless you do something to maintain them. Exercise is mandatory. Excessive stress in exercising can actually cause breathing blocks that invite inadequate levels of oxygen. The more we tighten up these “accessory” breathing muscles, the more we cause the alveoli (where the oxygen goes into the bloodstream) in our lungs to begin to clog up with waste products. This will impede the body’s ability to absorb oxygen, and we slowly suffocate, or our life span shortens.
As our cells grow older, they lose their ability to carry oxygen. As the liver ages, it robs increasing amounts of oxygen reserves for detoxification, often leaving the other body systems with an oxygen shortage. When needed, the cells send signals to send more oxygen. Our brains need it most, so when the body is in short supply, our brains suffer the consequences.

Oxygen causes oxidation, which is the converting of nutrients into energy. This oxidation also helps eliminate toxins and waste. The greatest threat to oxygen intake is the deterioration of our breathing system. Next comes our exercise and nutrition, and then the environment. Of course, if you are in a highly toxic present-time breathing environment, you will want to make it a priority above all others.

A common misconception is that 100 years or more, atmospheric oxygen made up 30-40% of the air we breathe. This is simply not true. Researchers at the Scripps Institute tell that there is no atmospheric oxygen shortage. Water tests from 10,000-year-old glaciers prove that the oxygen supply hasn’t changed much at all. A primary oxygen intake is the way we breathe. Next comes nutrition, then exercise, and then, barring severe toxicity, your breathing environment. The rain forests are a significant supply of oxygen (about 10%), creating plant life, but the oceans and their many forms of blue-green algae are the major suppliers of the earth’s supply of oxygen. Polluting the seas is asking for rampant sickness and accelerated aging for everyone, including fish, whales, and dolphins.

Junk and cooked foods deplete oxygen stores. I call them negative foods as they use up more oxygen then they give off. Processed sugar, white flour, hamburgers, French fries, and pizza are major oxygen users. If you MUST eat this way, you can offset some of the loss by eating pounds of raw, "blended" fresh fruits and vegetables daily. Not portions.......POUNDS.
Both emotional and physical stress create very high oxygen loss. Most stress is partially or completely neutralized by any one of several key breathing exercises.

Contrary to many health professional's opinions, oxygen does not cause the body to relax. If it did, then being in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber would put one into a deep sleep, and it clearly does not. The manner in which the breath takes in the oxygen is what is critical in the relaxation process. How the autonomic nervous system is enervated sympathetically or parasympathetically or combinations of both.

Oxygen is free, but just like gold can be very hard to find. The most efficient and economical way to get enough oxygen is in the way we breathe.

That said, my advice is to learn to breathe better, eat more live enzymes and nutrient and oxygen-rich foods, and exercise moderately without excessive straining, gasping, or breath heaving.

Here is my list of priorities in order of usual importance. You can change the order and create your own program from this list or choose from several programs listed at the end of this page. 

I see many so-called "experts" commenting on oxygen levels now and before.
Here is the best article on the "before" part to date. It will also introduce you to NewScientist.com, a Great website.

First, at the start of the "age of animals" 542 million years ago, oxygen levels were lower than today. They fluctuated for 100 million years before rising steadily, peaking some 400 million years ago at around 25 percent near the beginning of the Devonian period. This was followed by a steep decline, after which levels rose and rose, peaking again near the end of the Carboniferous. Quite a peak it was, too: oxygen levels may have exceeded 30 percent. 

From then, we see a precipitous fall to a nadir of around 12 percent at the end of the Triassic period and then an irregular but slowly rising curve to the present day.


Whether or not you are not, you have a health challenge, or if you just want to maximize your energy or performance in the most efficient way possible, here is my list of priorities in my order of importance. You can also choose from several programs listed at the end of this page or create your own program from the list below.

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