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by dc10
Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:07 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: Vitamins/Minerals from Dr Wahls clinical trials of her diet
Replies: 15
Views: 14928

Re: Vitamins/Minerals from Dr Wahls clinical trials of her d

Hi Kulo, thanks for the creatine info, what dose size do you take? daily? i too had difficulty finding Hydroxytyrosol, but i later found a wild fish oil supplement that included Hydroxytyrosol http://www.iherb.com/Life-Extension-Super-Omega-3-EPA-DHA-with-Sesame-Lignans-Olive-Fruit-Extract-120-Softg...
by dc10
Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Drug Pipeline
Topic: Has anyone here had BOTOX injections in the bladder ?
Replies: 27
Views: 18427

Has anyone here had BOTOX injections in the bladder ?

a uro-neurologist has offered me this treatment option of having BOTOX injections in the bladder to improve bladder incontinence symptoms, he said it improves MS patients urgency, frequency and control of their bladder, you are under a local anaesthetic for 45 minutes during the injections, and the ...
by dc10
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Re: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmos

I was just told before fluoride isn't good for MS'ers
not sure how true it was though
by dc10
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:47 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: How do i organise/time my vits? Are these vits good for MS?
Replies: 5
Views: 1438

Re: How do i organise/time my vits? Are these vits good for

okay, i thought zinc and copper had to be taken at different times, due to each one fighting for absorption, so best to separate ? From a bit of googling those supplements, they seem to be antioxidants and amino acids , so i guess it wouldnt hurt to take them - amino acids and antioxidants all seem ...
by dc10
Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: How do i organise/time my vits? Are these vits good for MS?
Replies: 5
Views: 1438

How do i organise/time my vits? Are these vits good for MS?

First, as i have recently re-introduced my supplements after being off them for blood tests, i was wondering what is an advisable order/timing of my following supplements: Calcium citrate (250mg) - Magnesium Glycinate (2x 200mg) - Zinc picolinate (50mg) - Copper Bisglycinate (chelate) (2x 2mg) - Vit...
by dc10
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:36 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: Is too much B12 toxic? + OTHER blood test results
Replies: 19
Views: 6296

Re: Is too much B12 toxic? + OTHER blood test results

sorry for the very late reply, i just realised,

since the last few weeks i did take 4x 2mg copper (elemental) Copper Bisglycinate (chelate)
for 2 weeks so hopefully this is increasing my copper levels
after 2 weeks i cut down to 2x 2mg copper
by dc10
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Re: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmos

i've just found another bottled water that doesn't contain fluoride, what do others think of this bottled water instead of the other one i listed: Still Scottish Mountain Water Composition (mg/litre): Calcium <55mg Magnesium <16mg Potassium <2mg Sodium <15mg Bicarbonate <240mg Sulphate <28mg Nitrate...
by dc10
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:12 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possible?
Replies: 103
Views: 48170

Re: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possib

hi jl, my b12 and folate were both High: Vitamin B12 - 765 pg/mL - range = 191 - 663 - HIGH Serum Folate - > 20.00 ng/mL - range = 4.6 - 18.7 - i assume they forgot to write HIGH on my results So as we now know my iron levels are in range, do you think my borderline LOW copper is the reason for my L...
by dc10
Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:03 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possible?
Replies: 103
Views: 48170

Re: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possib

Hi JL, I just got my results back for my ferritin level, if you remember i also got another FBC and liver function test at the same time - i got the bloods drawn on 21/12/12 , but i didnt start including grains in my diet till 23/12/12 but i had been including starchy veg in my wahls diet (sweet po...
by dc10
Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Re: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmos

thank you for the replies, hm maybe it would be better to stick with the mineral water in the mean time till i read more into it, as some say reverse osmosis is best, and some say no distilled water is, but they both lack vitamins, but i do take a huge range of vitamin/mineral supplements so not sur...
by dc10
Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Has anyone here had a pressure sore on/near the coccyx....
Replies: 4
Views: 3099

Re: Has anyone here had a pressure sore on/near the coccyx..

Hi mmpetunia, thank you for your detailed reply, you're very knowledgeable! sound like a doctor :) i see, so its unlikely the pressure sore is the cause of my worsening, hmm i thought it was the sore as my bladder became more frequent and legs weaker around the same time the sore developed,, maybe i...
by dc10
Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possible?
Replies: 103
Views: 48170

Re: Why is the Wahls diet making me much worse, is it possib

Hi JL, I just got my results back for my ferritin level, if you remember i also got another FBC and liver function test at the same time - i got the bloods drawn on 21/12/12 , but i didnt start including grains in my diet till 23/12/12 but i had been including starchy veg in my wahls diet (sweet pot...
by dc10
Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmosis?
Replies: 11
Views: 3957

Which type of water is best : distilled or reverse osmosis?

Hi, Since diagnosis i have always drunk bottled mineral water, but have recently been advised to avoid fluoride, and as the bottled mineral water contains fluoride i want to find a purer water : Nutrition: Caledonian Still Natural Mineral Water - mg per litre - Calcium 27.0mg - Magnesium 6.9mg - Pot...
by dc10
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:13 am
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Has anyone here had a pressure sore on/near the coccyx....
Replies: 4
Views: 3099

Has anyone here had a pressure sore on/near the coccyx....

and seen there MS symptoms become worse? i have had a pressure sore on my natal cleft/coccyx for about 18 months, and when it first appeared and since then my MS symptoms (walkin/legs strength and bladder frequency/control) have worsened - (photo of lesion: http://tinypic.com/r/2nteaz6/6) - in these...