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For NZ peeps - GcMAF treatment and nagalase testing available.

Discussion in 'GcMAF' started by anne_likes_red, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. anne_likes_red

    anne_likes_red Senior Member

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    Here:
    http://www.stbenedictshealthcare.com/

    They use gcmaf.eu as far as I know.

    I'm not sure whether or not they're well informed about ME.

    Best,
    Anne.

    PS Sound OFF perhaps best advised if clicking on the link :)
     
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    anne_likes_red Senior Member

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    OK some more info.

    The practioner using gcmaf at the clinic in Auckland has been in touch with me and he reports good results so far with CFS patients in NZ. The nagalase test is actually done in the Netherlands, just taken care of from their clinic.

    If anyone wants more info PM me.

    Anne.
     
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    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Interesting Anne,

    GcMAF is slowly catching on. Too bad that shipping makes the nagalase test so expensive. In the US, a branch of the same lab only charges $67 (if I remember correctly) but the blood doesn't have to be frozen and gets there in a few hours with FedEx.

    Are you going to try this?

    Sushi
     
  4. anne_likes_red

    anne_likes_red Senior Member

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    Hi Sushi,

    Yes the cost of that test from here is :eek::eek::eek:

    I'm going to see Ros Vallings (ME specialist) early next year and I'll ask her opinion on the St Benedicts protocol. I'm not sure what their protocol is yet and whether it includes immune modulation.

    My first preference would be to give probiotic maf a trial. I think :rolleyes:.

    While I have your ear :D can you refresh me on what other markers should I ideally have measured before starting any maf treatment? I'm guessing they can mostly be done at the US lab too?

    Thanks Sushi!

    Anne.

     
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    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Anne, let's try to catch each other on chat as we can do "back and forth" more easily. I will be on London time for the next few months.

    Sushi
     
  6. anne_likes_red

    anne_likes_red Senior Member

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    Just updating because caremom posted that three more doctors are using gcmaf in NZ
    Here are some contact details for these doctors:

    Dr Bill Reeder
    Ph:(07)856-8568,
    The Narrows Clinic, 458 Airport Rd, Hamilton.
    http://www.medcom.co.nz

    Dr John Gardner, Ph:(09)528-4584,
    Selwyn Medical Centre, 307 Kepa Road, Mission Bay, Auckland.

    Dr Ted Walford, Ph:(07)576-3599,
    545b Otumoetai Road, Tauranga.

    Anne.
     
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    anne_likes_red Senior Member

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    Updating again to let people know that the gcmaf.eu product available in New Zealand is the same price as purchasing direct from Europe. That's 660 euros for 800ng in a 2.2ml vial.
    At a full dose that's 8 weeks supply, but many people find they do better on a half or even a quarter of that dose.
    Best,
    Anne.
     

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