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by jimmylegs
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: healthy control plasma zinc
Replies: 4
Views: 56

Re: healthy control plasma zinc

Copper and Zinc Concentration in the Plasma of Leukaemic Children (1973) "TABLE 11. Copper and zinc concentrations in plasma from normal and leukaemic children Group....................................n...........Mean concentration (ug/100 ml)+/-Standard Deviation .....................................
by jimmylegs
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: healthy control plasma zinc
Replies: 4
Views: 56

Re: healthy control plasma zinc

Dietary Zinc Intake and Plasma Zinc Concentrations in Children with Short Stature and Failure to Thrive (2016) https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/447648 The plasma zinc concentration did not differ between the cases and controls (97.4 vs. 98.2 μg/dl, p = 0.882). More cases had mild-to-moderate...
by jimmylegs
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: healthy control plasma zinc
Replies: 4
Views: 56

Re: healthy control plasma zinc

well i did ask for plasma but got this in the results anyway. still interesting, if a bit off topic: Evaluation of Zinc, Copper and Cu/Zn ratio in sera of women with breast cancer in Kirkuk City (2019) https://www.iasj.net/iasj?func=article&aId=162956 serum zinc level of the total BC group (77.65 ± ...
by jimmylegs
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: healthy control plasma zinc
Replies: 4
Views: 56

Re: healthy control plasma zinc

Zinc and vitamin A deficiency in a cohort of children with autism spectrum disorder (2019) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cch.12655 Seventy‐four of the 150 children with ASD who were invited and 72 controls underwent blood sampling. Mean zinc and vitamin A levels were normal in bot...
by jimmylegs
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

the 60s called...

Response to Vitamin D of Magnesium Deficient Rats (1967) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.3181/00379727-125-32123 These studies indicate that magnesium deficient rats are less responsive to physiologic amounts of vitamin D than control rats. then the 70s called... with a case study... Magnes...
by jimmylegs
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: Should Vitamins Be Considered Drugs?
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Should Vitamins Be Considered Drugs?

Safety Considerations and Potential Interactions of Vitamins: Should Vitamins Be Considered Drugs? (2009) https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1345/aph.1M238 Abstract Objective: To examine adverse effects, adverse events, and potential interactions of vitamins in light of their current prevalenc...
by jimmylegs
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: healthy control plasma zinc
Replies: 4
Views: 56

healthy control plasma zinc

okay time to dig in. zinc around here is reported in µmol/L. i am used to seeing a lower reference range for plasma zinc compared to my comfort zone measure, which is serum zinc. that means i'm used to considering the top end of the range for serum zinc, ie 18.5 umol/l, to be my healthy control targ...
by jimmylegs
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: ethical? food intolerance testing
Replies: 0
Views: 23

ethical? food intolerance testing

just back from the lab, which although mostly an excellent experience, reminded me to track down and post the following: 'There is no validity': Unproven blood tests for food sensitivity widely offered in Canada (2018) https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/food-sensitivity-intolerance-tests-blood-marketpla...
by jimmylegs
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Mental & Spiritual Health
Topic: Research: Mental Health in MS; Nutrition for Mental Health
Replies: 16
Views: 4391

mag status predicts depression score

The Association between Serum Magnesium Levels and Depression in an Adult Primary Care Population (2019) fft https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/11/7/1475/htm Abstract: Depression is common, places a large burden on the patient, their family and community, and is often difficult to treat. Magnesium supp...
by jimmylegs
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

adding perspective to safe d3 claims

and returning to the recently-discussed d3 study using psychiatric inpatients and their caregivers, which provided low quality / anecdotal support for megadose d3 safety in terms of calcium interactions only, i am pleased to see this contribution to the literature: Serum Vitamin D and Magnesium leve...
by jimmylegs
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

d3 magnesium epigenetics, interactions

Does the environment influence multiple sclerosis pathogenesis via UVB light and/or induction of vitamin D? (2019) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0165572817304782 Highlights • Low Vitamin D levels are associated with MS susceptibility and –progression. • UVB light is involve...
by jimmylegs
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Undiagnosed
Replies: 30
Views: 623

Re: Undiagnosed

hi again, just seeing this now. sounds like you have been making some really great changes! i think in review the detail i was wanting to underscore has been covered off again: https://www.thisisms.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=258460#p258460 jl- i think less well known that you need to provide plenty o...
by jimmylegs
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

2019 'great idea'

seriously... we're still glossing over cofactors? 'oh hey it's not working, let's throw MORE of what's not working into the broken machine'. makes all the sense. flat tires? cool, let's get that gas tank topped right up for ya. (would be a better analogy if adding fuel also let air out of the tires,...
by jimmylegs
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

case:toxic/'undetectable' D3

come on, people... Vitamin D Toxicity & Undetectable Serum Levels - A Conundrum (2017) https://www.endocrine-abstracts.org/ea/0050/ea0050ep033 59 year old woman with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), not under Neurology follow-up was privately consulting a nutritionist based in Ireland an...
by jimmylegs
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1052
Views: 113931

2019 case: D3 kidney failure

Use of vitamin D drops leading to kidney failure in a 54-year-old man (2019) http://www.natap.org/2019/HIV/E390.full.pdf ... On more detailed questioning, the patient mentioned that he was seeing a naturopathic specialist who had prescribed high doses of vitamin D, advising him to take 8 drops of a...