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Iron level- Hemogolobin- Vit. D

Hi there,
I've had low Iron & hemogolobin levels for years. Eventually went on Iron tabs for 2 months. Some kind of Iron from rice !!!
I managed to get my hemogolb from 10.9 to 14 ( it was 14 in 2006)
My Iron ( Ferritin I think, or something like that) from 5 to 11. ( min. seems to be 10 )
but my vit. D from 37 to 102 !!!!
whhhaaaa !!!!
I ...
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gamma-linolenic acid

I know that some folks shun gamma-linolenic acid because it's an omega-6 fatty acid. However, as an 18:3(n-6) fatty acid, it's unlike other omega-6 fatty acids and appears to be anti-inflammatory. Moreover, it also has an interesting effect on endothelial tight junctions making them stronger by upregulating occludin.

Occludin as a possible determinant of tight junction permeability in endothelial cells.
J Cell Sci. 1997 Jul;110 ( Pt 14):1603-13.

    Endothelial cells provide a crucial interface between ...
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Adventures with magnesium

So, for years I've taken 200 mg of MgCitrate and 1000 iu of vitamin D3. I then had my D3 levels checked and found that they were lower than the prior year. I upped the D3 to 2000 iu. However, after some time (a year or so) I started getting cramps in my leg and in the sole of my foot. Realizing that this could be due to low Mg, I upped the dose to ...
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Clinical Trial: CAM Survey

Bastyr University is running a trial consisting of a survey of supplements used by MS patients.

Complementary and Alternative Care in Multiple Sclerosis (CAM Care in MS)
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Coffee enemas: are they good for MS patients?

I have ready about coffee enemas having sveral health benefits so was curious if they benefit MS patients, or if they could harm?

Here are 10 Reasons on Why You Should Try A Coffee Enema:
Reduces levels of toxicity by up to 600%.
Cleans and heals the colon, improving peristalis.
Increases energy levels, improves mental clarity and mood.
Helps with depression, bad moods, sluggishness.
Helps eliminate parasites and candida.
Improves digestion, bile flow, eases ...
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Resveratrol BAD BAD for MS folks!!!!

Am J Pathol. 2013 Nov;183(5):1390-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.07.006. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Resveratrol exacerbates both autoimmune and viral models of multiple sclerosis.

Sato F, Martinez NE, Shahid M, Rose JW, Carlson NG, Tsunoda I.


Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.

The polyphenol compound resveratrol is reported to have multiple functions, including neuroprotection, and no ...
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Are these too many Vitamins for MS?

Hi all,

I had my first MS incident/sympton/relapse on the 19 May 2013 (drop right foot and weak right arm during approx 10 days). MRIs showed a few old/inactive lesions in the brain, and one active lesión on the cervical spine. Lumbar puncutre also confirmed elevated bands inline with MS.

Right now I have no strong or very evident symptoms, and im in Clinically Isolated Syndrome of MS, nevertheless in my mind I already have ...
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Actual Case Histories!

I have stumbled upon, internet, a long page of many case histories by well know natural practicing medical/researcher doctors past and present. These case histories can be researched for specific health problem and used by forum members themselves or with a natural practicing doctor, 'recommended', if they can find one. If you are lucky enough to have one, treasure him/her, they are rare. …dez...
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Vitmin D3

The People's Pharmacy interviewed Russell Setright, ND of Australia discussing vitamin D3. The interview will be freely available for the next 3 weeks. ... pplements/
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Should we drink rooibos tea? After reading the following article, I'm thinking probably not. It has been found to increase IL2 and Ifn-gamma, two proinflammatory cytokines known to make MS worse.

Rooibos was shown to enhance the activity of glutathione-S transferase and UDP-glucuronosyl transferase in rat liver (11) (16), allowing cells to protect against oxidative stress, and to reduce the effects of hepatocarcinogens. A study on the oxidative ...
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