Significant Biological Special Programs
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Dr. med. Ryke Geerd Hamer
The discovery of the New Medicine (German New Medicine®) began with the death of my son Dirk.
On August 18, 1978, Dirk was shot by the Crown prince of Italy, near the Adriatic Island of Cavallo, close to Korsica. Three and a half months later, on December 7, 1978, he succumbed to his injuries at the University Clinic in Heidelberg. Dirk died in my arms - and he died under devastating circumstances.
Today I know that with this distressing experience I had suffered a biological "loss-conflict". Within six months, this conflict-shock resulted in the development of a testicular cancer.
Against the advice of the professors in Tübingen (Germany), I insisted on having the testicle operated on. The biopsy revealed a testicular teratoma and an interstitial necrosis.
Since I had never been seriously ill, I reasoned that the cancer must somehow be related to the loss of my son. After I recovered, I decided to follow my hunch. Since I happened to be Head Internist at a cancer clinic at the time, the opportunity to do the research essentially presented itself.
In honor of my son, I have since called an emotionally distressful experience a DHS or Dirk Hamer Syndrome. Over the years, the DHS has become the focal point of German New Medicine.
A DHS is a conflict shock that 'catches us on the wrong foot', so-to-speak. The exact conflict content determines the localization of the Hamer Focus (HH-Hamerscher Herd) in the brain as well as the cancer growth or necrosis on the organ that is controlled from that particular brain area. From the very moment of the DHS, the patient is in a phase of constant stress or prolonged sympathicotonia. During this period, he/she typically has cold hands and feet, little appetite, loses weight, has difficulty sleeping, and thinks just about day and night about the conflict. This only changes when the conflict has been resolved.
A DHS is always conflict-related. The death of a much-loved person, for example, can trigger a conflict when the loss is accompanied by, let us say, self-blame. 
With regard to my own "loss conflict", I severely blamed myself for not having transferred my son from the University Clinic in Heidelberg, when there was still time to do so. As I know now, it was only through countless talks with my caring wife - an experienced physician herself – that I was able to resolve my conflict.
At the time I underwent surgery of my testicular cancer. Today, with the knowledge of the Iron Rule of Cancer, I certainly would never do so.
With the Iron Rule of Cancer everything in medicine and biology falls into place. I had discovered the First Biological Law in the summer of 1981. Initially it seemed only to be valid for gynecological tumors. Very soon, however, I found that it was applicable to each and every type of cancer as well as to all so-called "cancer-equivalents", i.e. diseases that are similar to cancer. Eventually, I was to arrive at the conclusion that the Iron Rule of Cancer had to be true for all diseases and, therefore, for the entire field of medicine.
Finding the Biological Special Programs of Nature was indeed a revelation. Only life itself can write such a drama. Without the death of my son and my own subsequent cancer, the true nature of diseases would probably not have been discovered for many decades to come, because conventional medicine is moving away from the secret.
German New Medicine involves the correlation between the psyche, the brain and the correlating organs. At the same time, it offers an embryological-ontogenetic explanation for understanding why each brain control center is located in the exact area of the brain where it is found. Every biological concept or conflict-theme corresponds to a very specific brain relay. At the very moment of the DHS, the conflict marks the area in the brain where the shock has 'struck'. This impact – visible on a brain scan as a target-ring configuration – is called a Hamer Focus or HH (Hamerscher Herd). It is the very nature of the conflict and what the individual associated with the conflict situation that determines the precise location of the impact.
GNM also explains the relationship between the different germ layers as they correspond to the  histology both of tumors and of normal tissues. Thus, in every cancer we find the histological tissue which belongs there embryologically. That is to say, every tissue that derives from the inner germ layer (endoderm) is adeno tissue and therefore forms in the case of cancer an adeno-carcinoma, while all tissues that derive from the outer germ layer (ectoderm) typically create a squamous epithelial carcinoma (healing cancer), because the original tissue also consists of squamous epithelium.Tissues that derive from the middle germ layer (mesoderm) show during the conflict active phase tissue loss as it occurs with osteolysis, connective tissue necrosis, suppression of blood production, and so on. During the healing phase, excessive scar tissue is often formed, for example, in bone or connective tissue - erroneously called a "sarcoma" by conventional medicine, even though it is essentially completely harmless.
In German New Medicine, we distinguish between two types of testicular cancer: a) a testicular teratoma (endoderm) and b) an interstitial testicular necrosis (mesoderm). Each type relates to a different germ layer.
Testicular Teratoma (germ cell teratoma)
A testicular teratoma is controlled from the cranial part of the midbrain (exception!). It is a compact tumor that grows during the conflict active phase (ca-phase). As the conflict progresses, so does the Hamer Focus (HH), involving a progressively larger area in the brain. At the same time, the tumor is also advancing and becomes larger through continuous cell proliferation.
A testicular teratoma always relates to a "profound loss conflict", as experienced through the death of a loved one, for example, of a son or a best friend, but also of an animal or pet.
The significance of a teratoma relates to the age-old ability of parthenogenesis (reproduction without fertilization), which is stimulated by the biological emergency situation of losing a close relative (a "pack-member") to facilitate faster reproduction.
During the healing phase, the cancer stops growing (albeit slowly) and is decomposed by tubercular bacteria – a process called caseation.
Testicular Cancer - Testicular Cysts
The interstitial testicular cancer has its brain control center in the cerebral medulla and also relates to a profound loss conflict - for example, a loss concerning a person who is dying or is departing from us.
During the conflict active phase, we see the exact opposite of a teratoma, namely necrosis - a loss of testicular tissue. Aside from a slight pulling sensation in the affected testicle, there is nothing noticeable to be seen on the outside, however.
With the resolution of the conflict a testicular cyst ("tumor") begins to form through the proliferation of interstitial, hormone-producing testicular cells. In this case, the biological purpose is in the healing phase, because an indurated (hardened) testicular cyst produces significantly more male sexual hormones (testosterone) than normal. It does this in order to increases the male's libido and virility, which in turn increases the chance of compensating for the loss of the child (offspring) or the partner (mate).
Such a testicular cyst differs from a "hydrocele" (accumulation of fluid in scrotal pouch) that involves the peritoneum - either the abdominal peritoneum (in the case of an ascites with an open inguinal canal) or the peritoneum that covers the testes themselves. The conflict relates to an "attack against the testicles". Since the testes were originally located at the height of the lumbar spine (they descended into the scrotum later during evolution), enlarged lymph nodes are frequently found in the area of L1 or L2. They are wrongly believed to be the result of 'metastasizing' cells that have traveled there from the testicles. The enlarged lymph nodes relate to a "self-devaluation conflict" that a patient with testicular cancer often suffers by feeling "devalued" regarding his testes, which affects the lymph nodes in the area of the L1 and L2 lumbar vertebrae.
The mere announcement of an operation on the testicles can trigger an "attack conflict", resulting in a peritoneal mesothelioma. This happened in my case. I nearly died of a purulent tubercular peritonitis (the healing phase of an attack against the abdomen).
Combinations of testicle-SBSs (Significant Biological Special Programs) are also possible. For example: a teratoma alongside a testicular necrosis, or, two loss conflicts at the same time, e.g. losing the wife and a child, resulting in necrosis in each testicle. In the latter case, the patient is in a "cerebral medulla constellation" with a paranoid sexual superiority complex or sexual megalomania (but with reduced virility).
Frequent visits by a man to a brothel are often the instinctive urge to comply with Nature's Biological Laws and it's Special Programs - which in this case are aimed at re-establishing the lost pack (the claim that going to a brothel for these reasons is not "sinful" sounds certainly challenging for Christian moralists.)
It is not difficult to relate to the distress of losing a loved one. In many instances, however, this or similar conflict shocks occur unnoticed by anyone – silently - 'inside of the patient'. This doesn't mean, however, that the shock is any less dramatic, because all that really matters is what the patient feels or has felt at the time of the DHS. Often, he cannot speak with anyone about his conflict, although he would like nothing better than to bare his soul and to confide in someone.
The history of evolution has become my unfailing counselor. I think that in medicine, one cannot understand anything without taking into account our evolution. But when we look with curiosity over our Master Creator's shoulder, we are able to comprehend not only what exists, but also why it exists, and why it is the way it is.
© Dr. med. Mag. theol. Ryke Geerd Hamer
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