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Blog entries from SickOfSickness

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  1. SickOfSickness
    Google led me to this: http://veggierevolution.blogspot.com/2010/10/experts-avoid-nonorganic-potatoes.html That link she provides mentions how apples are very contaminated. Sweet potatoes are supposedly mostly clean (one of the least contaminated types). Sweet potatoes have oxalates, however. (I limit oxalates a little.)
    SickOfSickness, Feb 1, 2014
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    I didn't know this. I will be cutting my sugar intake, and some other sweeteners. If the concentration of glucose in the blood goes beyond a certain concentration, the white blood cell's 50-times vitamin C concentration can start to drop because of the large amount of glucose it's pulling in as a substitute for vitamin C. In fact, at a blood sugar level of 120, the white blood cell's ability to...
    SickOfSickness, Jan 20, 2014
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    I decided to add RS2 and RS3 to my diet after reading the original post at http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/the-resistant-starch-challenge-is-it-the-key-weve-been-looking-for.26976/ For RS2, I gave up on green bananas so I am using unmodified potato starch. Day 1 is Jan 15th. I added 4/3 T of Bob's Red Mill to my smoothie. I hope that wasn't too much to start with. I don't taste...
    SickOfSickness, Jan 15, 2014
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    http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/a-great-starting-point-for-m-e-tests.24583/
    SickOfSickness, Jan 12, 2014
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    I just read something shocking on another site about ME/CFS. I do not know if the poster would be okay with me reposting, so I will not. Supposedly one of our top ME/CFS doctors says there was an ME outbreak in the 1920's where doctors became very ill after vaccination which their job required. Insurance companies had to pay out huge, huge amounts. Has anyone heard of this? Supposedly after...
    SickOfSickness, Jan 11, 2014
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    This article claims they are. http://www.sott.net/article/254613-Lectins-worse-than-gluten Maybe only for some people? Also about sugar: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/sugar-worse-than-fat-say-doctors.27501/
    SickOfSickness, Jan 10, 2014
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    I said last week I'm not getting symptoms of greatly reducing my oxalate intake, and now I realize there is a delay. I wish I had tapered off them. I already take plenty of magnesium and need to take vitamin D more often to help reduce the symptoms. I forget which other supplements are helpful. I can't wait for those symptoms to end, if oxalates are the cause. If they are not the cause it's...
    SickOfSickness, Dec 1, 2013
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    I am frustrated I see little benefit from eliminating gluten, casein, corn, (and soy and peanuts were already eliminated). I also reduced non-gluten grains and nightshades, and hardly eat legumes. I eat very little processed food so I am nearly free of preservatives, food colorings, etc. Not much is allowed on my diet. I feel there is a connection between some of my symptoms and my diet, and...
    SickOfSickness, Nov 27, 2013
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    Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) sounded good to me when I first heard of it. However it seems to have chemicals in it, but they promote it as all natural. There are many sources for information but I will link one. http://www.drnibber.com/grapefruit-seed-extract-fraud-body-blow-industry/ Oxalates in food can be a problem if you have a leaky gut, or some people absorb them better instead of...
    SickOfSickness, Nov 4, 2013
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    I got one that holds air. I will write more later. The best thread about g-suits is http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/life-upright-good-bye-oi.2963/ This also has g-suit discussion: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/compression-garments-for-orthostatic-intolerance.2715/ For anyone looking, I found this possible source which has a good price:...
    SickOfSickness, Oct 19, 2013
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    I am trying more from http://www.cortjohnson.org/treating-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-mecfs/enhancing-blood-volume-in-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-mecfs-and-fibromyalgia/ Dr David Bell said something like low blood volume can't be fixed. I wonder if he believes that or if it was in a certain context. I don't have the link now, but I will find it. I don't know whether to buy an abdominal binder,...
    SickOfSickness, Oct 7, 2013
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    To help me remember the ones I am thinking of trying. I probably am lacking in B5 and other B vitamins. I think it's important? Ginseng and B6 to raise testosterone and any other benefits they provide. http://www.livestrong.com/article/21635-increase-testosterone-levels-naturally-women/ D-ribose probably. (I tried one or two bottles before.) I have to find acetyl l-carnitine or buy more....
    SickOfSickness, Oct 6, 2013
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    Just heard of this. Sounds very worth trying for anyone who thinks they have Lyme or parasites, it is relatively cheap. They are supposed to be great for healing adrenals too. I need it for adrenals more than anything. I did not buy the ebook, and think it is unnecessary. I already take Vit C (with bioflavonoids for better absorption) and sea salt but I will try increasing them. With so...
    SickOfSickness, Oct 6, 2013
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    http://foodbabe.com/2013/08/21/do-you-know-whats-really-in-your-tea My summary: Conventional teas have a lot of pesticides. Tea bags are often unsafe. There are often hidden ingredients, which can be bad for you.
    SickOfSickness, Sep 30, 2013
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    http://dogtorj.com/what-is-food-intolerance/food-intolerance-man-and-animal-versus-gluten/ A member here posted this years ago. I'm surprised this isn't more commonly known. It's long. You can skip a bunch, down to the paragraph that starts "Here is the important part." It seems casein is worse for our gut than gluten. Soy and corn are very damaging. Peanuts are legumes that are closely...
    SickOfSickness, Sep 29, 2013