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thymus extract or thymic protein w/o maltodextrin?

Discussion in 'Alternative Therapies' started by ebethc, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. ebethc

    ebethc Senior Member

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    I like the results I'm getting w ProBoost (thymic protein) but don't want the maltodextrin. Can anyone recommend a high-quality thymus extract product? I don't know if there are any other thymic protein products out there, but I'd like to stick w that if possible. Supposedly, it's better than thymus glandulars.

    thanks
     
  2. junkcrap50

    junkcrap50 Senior Member

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    You can look into the peptides Thymosin Alpha-1 and Thymosin Beta-4. I believe Thymosin Alpha-1 is thymic protein A. I've had fantastic results with these peptides, but nothing noticable on ProBoost. I don't know of any other thymic protein A products out there besides ProBoost.
     
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    ebethc Senior Member

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    can you tell me what the brands are for these variations? thx

    EDIT: it looks like these are Rx only... This is interesting, but I'm looking for something that's OTC

    Thymosin Alpha-1 - for chronic hep B; ZADAXIN (thymalfasin)
    https://www.rxlist.com/zadaxin-drug.htm#indications_dosage
     
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    junkcrap50 Senior Member

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    There's no brands. It's a research peptide. I get mine from a compounding pharmacy, but you can get it without a Rx from several research peptide websites such as https://www.peptidesciences.com/thymosin-alpha-1-3mg. But that's at one's own risk.

    I did not know there are actual drugs of this peptide. I've never heard of Zadaxin.

    I don't think there are other supplements with Thymic Protein A. I thought ProBoost was unique in that. There might be some supplements that include thymic enzymes or dried calf/pig thymus, but none that have specifically the peptides.
     
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    ebethc Senior Member

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    yeah, buying something like this from a random website isn't something I'd do, but good to know about the compounding... esp. because I happen to know of a good compounding pharmacy...

    I don't have a doctor to rx this at the moment, so back to finding something quality and OTC
     
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    PNW
    Is it working for you?

    If your thyroid is fine and you take the extract you could (i.e. WILL) ruin your thyroid. Man, that's a tough route. I wrote about how a lot of this metabolic damage and issues might not be thyroid at all - it's kidney based on research by Dr. Kempner in the 50's. It's on my rambling blog.

    My symptoms mimic thyroid and I really thought - okay test results are just wrong. I've had them done 5 times now but they have to be wrong, these are my symptoms! But it wasn't thyroid, it was kidney because when I changed everything up for kidney function the lights came back on.

    Just a thought for ya' If the extract is working, then go for it.
     

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