Epicor and NK Cell Functioning

shannah

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Is anyone using Epicor to boost NK cells? If so, how much are you taking per day and what has been your experience.

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Gingergrrl

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I was wondering if anyone has even taken the immune system product, Epicor, which is meant to strengthen NK cell functioning? I will be starting it shortly and would love to hear any feedback. Thanks in advance!
 

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I took EpiCor for approximately 3 months and I didn't notice any improvement what-so-ever so I didn't bother ordering anymore. However, a kidney dialysis patient at the hospital my sister used to work at used it and her kidney function actually improved much to the amazement of her Nephrologist. So it does work for some people. I'm just not sure about CFS/ME.
 

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I took EpiCor for approximately 3 months and I didn't notice any improvement what-so-ever so I didn't bother ordering anymore. However, a kidney dialysis patient at the hospital my sister used to work at used it and her kidney function actually improved much to the amazement of her Nephrologist. So it does work for some people. I'm just not sure about CFS/ME.
@TigerLilea I was wondering when you said that you took it for three months and didn't notice any difference, were you having your NK cell functioning measured before and after to compare (or you meant you didn't notice any difference in how you felt?) It is being prescribed to me to increase NK functioning over the long-term so that is what I am wondering overall. Thank you for sharing though about the kidney dialysis patient and it sounds like it must have some powerful effects!
 

PeterPositive

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Is this product very different from taking yeasts such as S.Cerevisiae or S.Boulardii? They too have similar effects in improving and stimulate immune defenses.
 

Gingergrrl

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Is this product very different from taking yeasts such as S.Cerevisiae or S.Boulardii? They too have similar effects in improving and stimulate immune defenses.
As far as I know, Epicor is Sachromyces Cervevisiae (not sure if I am spelling it correctly though!) Also wanted to add the the dosage that I ordered is 500 mg and even though it is made from yeast, it is wheat/gluten free.