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Fucoxanthin: anti-inflammatory seaweed extract

Lyndacarol has previously posted on fucoxanthin's metabolic influence but I didn't see anything here about its immunomodulating effects. Looks like it might be good for pwms. Has anyone tried it?

A marine carotenoid, fucoxanthin, induces regulatory T cells and inhibits Th17 cell differentiation in vitro. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/21979096/

Fucoxanthin inhibits the inflammatory response by suppressing the activation of NF-κB and MAPKs in lipopolysaccharide-induced RAW 264.7 macrophages
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ...




Oleanolic acid from Holy Basil

The Holy Basil supplements are doing something!!! Ocimum tenuiflorum.

Sci Rep. 2011;1:201. doi: 10.1038/srep00201. Epub 2011 Dec 19.
Triterpenoid modulation of IL-17 and Nrf-2 expression ameliorates neuroinflammation and promotes remyelination in autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
Pareek TK, Belkadi A, Kesavapany S, Zaremba A, Loh SL, Bai L, Cohen ML, Meyer C, Liby KT, Miller RH, Sporn MB, Letterio JJ.
Source
Department of Pediatrics/Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, ...
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Another benefit of fish oil

Omega-3 Can Slow Tumor Growth And Spread
http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/14 ... spread.htm

Researchers recently discovered that a chemical that is produced in the body when it metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids is a potent inhibitor of angiogenesis, or blood vessel growth. Tumors need massive amounts of nutrients to grow and spread, so they send out signals to the local area that encourage blood vessel growth that supply food to the growing tumor. ...
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Consumer Reports article on supplements

Here's and interesting article on dietary supplements from Consumer Reports.

10 surprising dangers of vitamins and supplements
Don't assume they're safe because they're 'all natural'

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/maga ... /index.htm
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3 months after adding carbs but im still Anemic!!

April 2012 i started the Wahls diet, which in October my blood tests showed low red and white cell counts, and lymphocytes, which i believe is a clear sign of Anemia

So since m y legs/bladder kept getting worse on the diet or at least remained poor, i sincluded gluten free grains in December and removed red meat/high fats from my diet,

Last week i had fresh blood tests which still showed low blood counts ...
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Before a nutrient level blood test, how essential is it to .

... stop all supplements several days before your bloods are drawn?

After showing anemia - low red cell count, low white cell count, low haemoglobin, in October and December of last year (when on the Wahls diet 100% strictly- i now eat gluten-free grains), i am due to have new bloods drawn next week for:

Bone profile
Full blood count
Ferritin
Haematinic screen (b12/folate)
Liver function test serum
Thyroid function test serum
Urea electrolyte serum ...
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ms and massage

Hello everyone!

I have a big favor to ask- I'm a massage therapist student in a small town in North Carolina. I have to do a project on the effects of massage on MS, and I was wondering if I could ask y'all some questions about it if you've recieved massages post-diagnosis. I do not have ms and i don't intend to annoy or insult anyone, and I apologize if I ever do that!

Thanks!
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ASEA

Has anyone ever drank this saline solution called ASEA? Here is the link: http://www.teamasea.com/4totalwellness/usa/

There have been a few success stories floating around from MS sufferers who have used this product.

Any feedback and testimonials from anyone on here?
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A cup of tea or three

I've recently added hibiscus tea to my regimen and it has produced wonderful results for me. My energy level is suddenly just amazing. I feel like the energizer bunny and some sensory issues are improving beyond what I had experienced thus far on the medication I am taking. Aside from some leftover numbness in my hands, I feel NORMAL!

I am wondering if the tea wouldn't work as well on its own (without a medication ...
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