James Coyne “lays waste” to PACE trial in Edinburgh
Sasha summarises Professor James Coyne's recent no-holds-barred talk on the PACE trial and points you to the slides, video, audio and transcript.
Discuss the article on the Forums.

Lactoferrin

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by MMe, Jul 7, 2013.

  1. MMe

    MMe

    Messages:
    24
    Likes:
    3
    Yasko said:
    I do have slightly elevated hematocrit/hemoglobin/RBC. (I don't know why it slowly ramps up over the years...)
    When I want to adress my ACAT mutation, Yasko suggests lactoferrin among others.

    But when I check lactoferrin on the internet, several studies say it raises hematocrit and hemoglobin. :(

    Has anyone tried lactoferrin? And what were the effects on your hematocrit/hemoglobin? Is Yasko wrong?




     
  2. MMe

    MMe

    Messages:
    24
    Likes:
    3
    Anyone?:cry:
     
  3. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Messages:
    4,276
    Likes:
    5,910
    Midwest USA
    I can't say whether or not Yasko is wrong but I can say that lactoferrin has had no appreciable effect on either my hemoglobin or hematocrit. They have stayed in the same range. Possibly there was no effect because my levels didn't need raising or lowering, though.

    Ema
     
  4. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois Prairie ❀❤✿Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ✿❤❀

    Messages:
    3,794
    Likes:
    3,553
    Midwest, USA
    This is just a wild guess based on zero knowledge, but maybe lactoferrin normalizes hemoglobin and hematocrit, so it would raise them if they were low or lower them if they were high?
     
  5. MMe

    MMe

    Messages:
    24
    Likes:
    3
    Thanks for your answers Ema and L Bluestem!
    I think I'll choose the safe way, and skip the lactoferrin... :(
     

See more popular forum discussions.

Share This Page