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Recommended brands of SAM-e and d-ribose? (on Freddd's protocol)

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by Soporificat, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. rosie26

    rosie26 Senior Member

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    Hi Lillybelle

    I use 5 grams in the morning with breakfast and 5 grams in the evening straight after dinner. I would take it 3 times a day if it weren't so expensive. I use the powdered form of d ribose, Dr's Best D Ribose. But I have heard other brands are just as good too.
     
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  2. Freddd

    Freddd Senior Member

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    Hi Lillybelle,

    My internist prescribes it. I walked into his office for the first time 2 days before I found my answer and went down to the local vitamin store and bought a bottle. Three weeks later I waked into his office for a follow-up on a slug of tests. Every person in the office who had seen me 3 weeks before could see a huge difference and commented on it. They could see I was a changed person in every way. The doctor said something like "these are clearly out of date now" about the test results and asked what happened. After watching me through more than a year of visible changes each month, and discussing what was going on he was quite willing to prescribe injections. Then I had to figure out why the injections only worked the first 10 days of the month (light). Everybody could see the difference in me with each increment. There was nothing I could say or do that exceeded them seeing me heal literally in front of their eyes. After a few years he said "I have never seen anybody come back from so far over the edge".

    He was honest that there was absolutely nothing he knew about that could do what he had seen me do.

    I was able to demonstrate the effectiveness of doing it the way I asked to. He was willing to be convinced by his own eyes. I used to make presentations at group medical conferences, but not about therapeutic things. It was about the management, insurance fraud, patterns of practice, and financial influences on patterns of practice and such.

    I have to stick to the protocol because if I don't, the problems that caused FMS/CFS/CHF in the first place are all still there. I still can't use vegetable folates. I still have to have 30mg a day of injected MeCbl or I go downhill fast. Same as anybody else here. It's not like taking an antibiotic for 10 days and being healed. It's correcting for some of the body's specific nutritional needs. That doesn't change so the reason I got sick in the first place is still and always present.

    I am enjoying my "bonus life". However, the need for the elixir of youth is next on the list. I don't know how to do that one.
     
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  3. Lillybelle

    Lillybelle

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    I started taking the Gamma E plus 2tabsof D-ribose yesterday. I have crashed like a pilotless plane today. Fatigue back to before I startedthe methylation and a bad gut reaction. Gut has been pretty good since I cut out gluten.
    Could the Gamma E be causing a detox reaction? Ive just reada thread on D-ribose that said it can play havoc with yr blood glucose. And I was veggie juice fasting yesterday. But it also said it has a short life and I still feel awful today.

    So have cut out the Ribose today. But kept in the gamma E @ 300 mg. Any advice?
     
  4. Freddd

    Freddd Senior Member

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    Hi Lillybelle,

    This is completely new in the way of reaction to me. D-ribose aids in recycling ATP and usually yields an increase in energy. I've not heard of anybody having any noticeable response to Vitamin E. So, very interesting.
     
  5. Lillybelle

    Lillybelle

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    Hi @Freddd continued with the Gamma E felt better then next day and have since had D ribose again as well.
    I did take the D ribose on a day that I was fasting and apparently its a sugar that can male you hypoglycaemic if fasting.
    See:
    http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/d-ribose-can-it-make-you-feel-bad.23173/page-3
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    "The only side effects found, were taking stupidly large amount can cause upset stomach and lose bowel movement,(but this happens to anyone who consumes large amounts of sugar in a short space of time) the one exception was that hypoglycemic people, got worse, because D ribose has a small blood sugar lowering effect, which makes hypoglycemia worse. Which is why I’m suggesting anyone having a bad reaction to D ribose should consider getting their glucose levels properly checked using the right tests and reference ranges."

    Guess I wont take it whole fasting anymore;)
     
  6. whodathunkit

    whodathunkit Senior Member

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    Are you entirely sure we haven't found it yet, but it just needs to be tweaked into our regimens, in the correct amounts? ;)
     
  7. Sherpa

    Sherpa Ex-workaholic & adrenaline junkie

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    I have been greatly helped by d-ribose and tried at least a half dozen brands.

    The very best is Swanson's:

    http://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-ultra-pure-ribose-powder-300-grams-10-6-oz-pwdr

    It has a clean taste and fine, non-clumping texture. 5g plastic scoop. It's better quality & value than pricier stuff like Jarrow.

    Much of the currently available ribose on the market either smells (& tastes) like solvents or has an undesirable texture. I heard that the manufacturer has a new process that's cheaper but yields a less pleasing product.
     
  8. Lou

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    D-ribose tanks me as well. Completely. It's right up there with glutamates and phenylalanine for me to stay far away from. I think low BH4 is at heart of phenylalanine problem but have never figured out about d-ribose.
     

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