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cfs and impaired sulphur metabolism

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by leaves, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. lotusflower

    lotusflower

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    Thanks dannybex. Oh that is so annoying that the other test has been discontinued as it also measure P450 cyp2d6 and other detoxification enzymes which I know mine are affected. Do you know of any other tests that also include P450 enzymes.

    Does the new test also measure sulphur metabolism, I had a look but it wasn;t clear to me whether it did or not.

    How much is that test?

    The test you posted looks good and through but the other test was looking at areas I was particularly interested in as affecting me
     
  2. lotusflower

    lotusflower

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    Hi Dannybex I noticed you are in the US and the lab in the US does not offer the test but it is still up on Europe site so I have written to them. It does say you can only order through a practitioner and I Have a horrid feeling it is very expensive. I have asked .

    here is the link where it says still available, unless it is just up as they have not taken it down, I've written tothem about ordering but won't get a reply till Monday

    http://www.gdx.uk.net/index.php?option=com_gpanel&Itemid=2&task=view&nav=test&id=94
     
  3. powertool4

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    Doctors Data and Metametrix has a detox panel. There are challenge panels where you take tylenol and other stuff and also a non challenge panel that checks for markers in the urine.

    Genova offers Detoxigenomics (under their Genovations tests) that is a genetics test that checks for mutations in specific P450 enzymes and phase II enzymes such as GSTP1 and SOD1,2, etc. MTHFR panel add on is extra for $90 i think, separate is $135. This test is a genetics test and is not widespread nor is it covered by insurance. Right now there is a bit of a pharma war on genetics as they haven't figured out a way to make money on it so they are putting a stop to genetic testing by consumers and claiming it is "protecting the public from misinformation". What garbage.

    If anyone is interested, there is also 23andme.com which has a wider and bigger database of 550,000 SNPs that you have available to you. They have about 75-80% of the SNPs covered in the Detoxigenomics and the entire price is arund $425 or so making it "better" pricewise. But it takes a bit of a hard scientist and work to find the right RS and SNP Ids and such. And you dont get any medical info so id go with Genova.
     
  4. rwimminer

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    So much good information in this thread! I would love to hear how everyone is doing now (almost 5 years since this conversation occurred). I am dealing with sulfur intolerance and still spinning my wheels about how to actually fix it. For more information on my story, please visit my blog.
     
  5. dannybex

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    I don't know if sulfur foods, etc., are good or bad for me. I do know that more doctors are disagreeing w/Yasko's original claims that one needs to avoid sulfur foods, and I guess Wahls is just the latest. But Dr. Ben Lynch also says we need sulfur. More info can be found on his website via google. :)
     

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