The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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Has anyone done an oxidative stress test?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by drob31, Mar 10, 2015.

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    drob31 Senior Member

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    aquariusgirl Senior Member

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    sounds good.. but what then?.. oxidative stress is one of the most common findings in this illness.. could be caused by heavy metals, toxins, viruses........
     
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    I thought the same... I'd be very surprised if I didn't have lots of it :D
    High homocysteine, low GSH and high KPL/HPL are already sign of oxidative stress. :(

    @drob31
    The levels of glutathione could tell you more about your methylation status, although a dedicated panel might be more appropriate.
     
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    drob31 Senior Member

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    My homocysteine was 10 (ref: 0-15)
    Kryptopyrolles were elevated 14 (ref: 0-9)


    I know methylation is supposed to boost GSH status, but how do you feel about s-acetyl glutathione, or NAC?
     
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    PeterPositive Senior Member

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    I do take oral GSH, 1500mg/day. It helps with overall inflammation, especially in the gut for me.

    I've tried the S-Acetyl form, but it wasn't as effective. Maybe because the daily recommended dosage is 300mg. I pushed it up to 900mg and still didn't get the same result of plain GSH. (My doc was also very keen on SAC)

    I don't tolerate NAC very well :( 200-250mg already upset my bowel.
     

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