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Blog entries from SickOfSickness

SickOfSickness has a total of 29 entries.

  1. SickOfSickness
    "Rice itself is gluten free (it does contain rice gluten, but it is NOT the gluten that triggers the autoimmune response of a celiac, btw.) The problem with white rice is that it is enriched, which means that the rice is sprayed with a vitamin enriched coating. Most of the big (e.g. Uncle Ben's, Mahatma) manufacturers use a corn based starch to get the coating to stick to the rice but that is no...
    SickOfSickness, Sep 29, 2013
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    EDS criteria: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/is-me-due-to-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-stretchy-veins.20351/page-46#post-373379 It's related to OI? I need to read this later. http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/life-upright-good-bye-oi.2963/page-5#post-69004 and the post after it. A foreign specialist. He had an article before that was good, and I want to see if his...
    SickOfSickness, Aug 3, 2013
  3. SickOfSickness
    I have the old chip, so more results are unknown (black). I only have one homozygous (red) and it isn't MTHFR. Heterozygous (orange-yellow). COMT V158M rs4680 GG -/- COMT H62H rs4633 CC -/- COMT P199P rs769224 AG +/- VDR Bsm rs1544410 CC -/- VDR Taq not found n/a n/a VDR Fok-I rs10735810 GG no call MAO A R297R rs6323 GT +/- ACAT1-02 rs3741049 AG +/- MTHFR C677T rs1801133 AG +/- MTHFR 03 P39P...
    SickOfSickness, Apr 28, 2013
  4. SickOfSickness
    I'm collecting links I found useful, so I can refer to them later. [media] http://geneticgenie.org/ http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/my-genetic-results-need-suggestions-please.22892/#post-350088
    SickOfSickness, Apr 28, 2013
  5. SickOfSickness
    Posts and threads that I loved. Posts by Quilp. Extremely sad, so be prepared to cry. Excellent writing. He captures what we go through. http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/love-is-here.14901/ http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/morning-has-broken.6427/ http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/i-remember.2141/...
    SickOfSickness, Sep 12, 2012
  6. SickOfSickness
    I'm starting 18 mg iron per day. Surely it will improve my energy if I am low in iron? It's unbelievable to me that my old blood tests showed normal iron levels. 2 months ago I reduced the amount of red meat I eat, and I reduced it 4 months before that. So I finally looked into iron RDA and food sources. I am shocked because I eat almost none of the foods I saw listed. Just chocolate, broccoli,...
    SickOfSickness, Jun 29, 2012
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    I think it's from sugar or dairy, even though they are organic. I also blame dairy for a general dry stuffiness in my sinuses and nose. I really need the protein, fat, and calories so I am disappointed. I will do some more diet changes in a month.
    SickOfSickness, Jun 29, 2012
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    Based on my limited understanding of my 23andme results, I have a heterozygous mutation for rs1801133. "Also known as C677T, Ala222Val, and A222V, it encodes a variant in the MTHFR gene, which encodes an enzyme involved in folate metabolism." I don't understand this, so I hope it means that Freddd's protocol (which I have started) will help. I also have a rs1065852 mutation meaning decreased...
    SickOfSickness, Jun 25, 2012
  9. SickOfSickness
    I have some I can't use and would like to trade. Open a conversation (private message) with me for a list of what I have.
    SickOfSickness, Jun 4, 2012
  10. SickOfSickness
    I was taking the survey, which is a good idea, and I look forward to the results. I am also saddened by it. I have been suffering well over 20 years now. Many PWCs have been for 10 to 20+ years. I am too tired to write more.
    SickOfSickness, May 12, 2012
  11. SickOfSickness
    I plan to start some of the recommended herbs in the thread at http://forums.phoenixrising.me/showthread.php?16846-Intestinal-Parasites-and-B12 Therron said "I was forever having trouble starting the methylation protocol until I cleared up my gut." I have some reasons to believe my gut is above-average, particularly that I lack most symptoms. Based on my diet and occasional use of...
    SickOfSickness, Mar 22, 2012
  12. SickOfSickness
    I am on my 3rd day of natural thyroid pills, and it's made a clear positive difference from the first day. I tried natural thyroid once before, but I was a lot less clear about the results because I was trying many other supplements in that month. I recently read that you need to raise your dose multiple times until you reach a certain level. When I previously tried thyroid, this is clearly...
    SickOfSickness, Mar 21, 2012
  13. SickOfSickness
    If I take them, I need to be guarded. The danger is I use more energy, and the next day is worse for me. It doesn't feel as hard to do some activities, and I do more than I should. I hate when I have too much caffeine. I had caffeinated hot tea and it was far too much. I am trying to learn what levels I can handle. I may have to limit how much chocolate I have at once :(
    SickOfSickness, Mar 19, 2012
  14. SickOfSickness
    I am getting ready to start this in about 1 week. I take no medications. I take OTC allergy pills. I plan to start natural thyroid soon. For the past weeks, I have only used a liquid multivitamin and rarely vitamins/supplements for migraine. The liquid multivitamin makes me tired. This could be due to having folic acid. I will stop using it soon. I am worried about the protocol...
    SickOfSickness, Mar 11, 2012