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Discussion in 'GcMAF' started by lerae, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. lerae

    lerae

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    Hi- i have an elevated tgf-b1. my doctor who wanted me on GcMaf but i read that dr. kdm does not place patients on it if this is elevated.
    when i finally pinned an answer from my Md's ND, she said to take curcumin for three months and then go on it.
    Can anyone tell me more abt the test and honestly...if curcumin will decrease the elevation of this test. i know it heps with inflammation, but
    i find it hard to believe that it will decrease a genetic marker.
    thank you-
    b
     
  2. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    what is the genetic marker?
     
  3. lerae

    lerae

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    tgf-b1 is encoded by the tgfb1 gene. I have heard them refer to it as a gene marker?
     
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    Daffodil Senior Member

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    oh. i thought it was just an inflammatory enzyme thing...like tnf-a, IL-6 or something
     
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    lerae

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    thanks. yes, he is posting his experiences with GCMAf...and is having a really hard time w/ inflammation.

    anyway...my head is spinning. mold, biotoxins, lyme, co-infections, gcmaf, etc. yikes.
     
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    Forebearance Senior Member

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    Lerae, it does make one's head spin! You have my empathy.
    Forebearance
     
  8. lerae

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    you get to a point where you have spent so much money and want to go to the best of the best. Dr. Enlander emailed me about using his own Maf 2__ something.
    so, i had not bought the Gcmaf yet and do not know what i shld do.
    i wonder if anyone else is making it. i wld just wait and save up money for his treatment.
    sushi...is KDM using it yet?
     
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    xrunner Senior Member

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    Has anybody had any of these tests for markers of inflammation like TGF-b1, C4a, MMP-9 in Europe? I'm trying to find a lab over here that can do those. Tx
     
  10. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Redlabs in Brussels does at least some of them.

    Sushi
     
  11. lerae

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    dr klinghardts office knows. that is where i got mine done. however, he still told me to get on the GcMaf. it might be thru Jewish labs...?
     
  12. lerae

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    doesnt KDM run them before he places patients on the Gcmaf? just curious. was wondering if anyone elses was elevated. i wonder why they take they run the rest
    if they dont treat you for it.
     

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