the bajillion supplements question

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zola
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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 10/24/2007 1:16 PM (GMT -6)   
I went to the Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Center, and as mentioned in another thread they prescribe a LOT of supplements.
 
There are too many for me to take so I've cut them all out.
 
I could tell right away that the Valtrex and Fluconazole helped, so I continue to take them.
 
But the thyroid?
 
Coag Clear? (to thin the blood from too much fibrin monomer)
 
who can tell if they help at all? I can't.
 
thoughts?
 
The others that I tried for a while and then gave up on are: Maitake, Fish oil, super probiotics, pregnenolone, transfer factor 6000, Dhea pregnenolone, and all the hormones. (progesterone, etc.)
 
anyone else have this problem of the bajillion supplements???

Diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue August 2007
Valtrex 3x a day
Fluconazole 1x a day
and trillions of supplements I decided not to take...


andrew1948
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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 97
   Posted 10/25/2007 8:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Were your supplements recommended by a doctor or just some you decided to try on your own. I take a lot of supplements and have had excellent results. I only take the ones made by laboraties in the United States that are FDA inspected. All of mine were prescribed by a homepathic doctor that analyzed what I needed so those are the ones I take regularly.
successful with herbal, vitamins and minerals


zola
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 10/25/2007 11:25 PM (GMT -6)   

prescribed/recommended by an md at the Fibro and Chronic Fatigue Center

there are too many, and as I said, i can't tell if they work.


Diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue August 2007
Valtrex 3x a day
Fluconazole 1x a day
and trillions of supplements I decided not to take...


Razzle
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4396
   Posted 12/1/2007 4:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Nutritional supplements don't usually make a dramatic difference immedately - it takes time for them to work. Be patient. Also, there are topical versions of the hormones (DHEA, pregnenolone, female hormones) that may be easier to use and are just as effective as pill versions.

Sometimes supplements are designed to work together - make sure you and your doctor are in agreement about which supplements you should take together if any, and which to take separately or which ones can wait to be tried later if you don't want to take all of them right now.

Good luck,
-Razzle
Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD (Lupus?), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Very Low Lymphocyte Counts (T-Cells & B-Cells), malabsorption/malnutrition, possible Lyme Disease (Igenex Lab IgM WesternBlot positive), etc.
Meds:  Pulmicort, MaxAir, Injectable Vitamin B12, Herbs, Nutritional Supplements, Essential Oils, Homeopathy.

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