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Overview of Liposomal EDTA and how to make it at home. Also how it compares with EDTA Suppositories and IV EDTA. Some of the Lipo-EDTA products on the market are examined, including BioPure's Lipo-Health.
22 May 2015

Air Ioniser and Purifier Review
Brief look at some of the top home air purification and ionisation products on the market, including Airwise, Blue Air, Cleanaer, and Airefree.
20 October 2013

Chelating Agent Summary Chart
Comparison of different, most commonly used natural and synthetic chelating agents and mobilisation agents and their properties, in PDF format.
20 October 2013

EDTA Suppositories
Updated overview of the different methods of getting EDTA into the blood stream, including EDTA suppositories. An examination of alternatives to the now discontinued 'Detoxamin' product.
18 October 2013

Silica-based Intestinal Absorbants
A brief overview of some of the available Silica-based products on the market for binding with heavy metals in the GI tract, including Diatomaceous Earth, Enterosgel and IMD.
4 September 2013

Tips for those wanting to create their own Health Blog or Web Site
Are you interested in starting your own CFS or other multi-system illness blog site or web site? Do you want to share your knowledge or experiences with others? There are many pitfalls and easily made errors to make. This article examines what is involved and some of the issues to consider.
3 June 2013

Anti-Candida Diet and Yeast
Opinions vary regarding yeast intake and its relevance in the Anti-Candida Diet. An examination of the pros and cons of live fermented foods and Vitamin B6 and yeast-containing supplements and how they can potentially be detrimental for Candida sufferers.
20 August 2012

5-MTHF and Folinic Acid
5-MTHF and Folinic Acid (Folinate) are biologically active forms of Folic Acid (Folate). They are required for proper methylation function, the synthesis of nucleotides such as DNA and RNA, and the synthesis of the amino acid Glycine. The applications for Cancer patients are examined as well as the genetic disorder that affects 25% of the population with regards to Folate conversion.
13 March 2012

Oxygenating Supplements
Oxygenating supplements can be split into two rough categories. Those that are used to raise the oxygen and pH levels in the blood (whole body) - often useful in assisting mitochondrial function and fighting systematic microbe infections - and those that are used to increase the O2 levels in the digestive tract - which may have a role to play in removing compacted fecal matter (a.k.a. mucoid plaque).
11 February 2012

Role of BH4
Tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) is a form of cellular defense against the cellular inflammatory Neopterin. It is also a cofactor in the conversion of amino acids and Neurotransmitters, including Tyrosine, L-DOPA, 5-HTP and Nitric Oxide. Low levels can contribute to excessive cellular inflammation, Peroxynitrite formation and low levels of various vital Neurotransmitters.
8 March 2011

D-Lactate and Acidosis
D-Lactate is produced by certain strains of probiotic Lactobacillus and commensal Streptococcus and Enterococcus bacteria. D-Lactate is not believed to be so readily metabolised by the body and excessive levels of the above bacteria can impair mitochondrial function and cause acidosis.
14 February 2011

Centrophenoxine Overview
Examination of Lipofuscin, the cellular waste that can accumulate in the brain and heart in the elderly, but also in some CFS cases, and the drug Centrophenoxine used to remove it.
20 November 2010

Prebiotics Overview
Comprehensive overview of different prebiotic fibres, including some new patented varieties - a mixed bag. A must read if you are serious about intestinal health.
16 November 2010

Overview of Different Types of Probiotics Supplements
Different types of probiotic supplements examined, including L.acidophilus, Bifidobacterium, Enterococcus faecalis and E.coli Nissle 1917.
6 November 2010

Krill Oil vs Cod Liver Oil
Benefits of taking Krill Oil over Cod Liver Oil as a source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids.
16 October 2010

Mutaflor (E.coli Nissle 1917) Probiotic Yoghurt
Recipe for making your own soy or milk-based yoghurt with Mutaflor a.k.a. E.coli strain Nissle 1917 probiotic bacteria.
15 October 2010

Kombucha Review
Updated analysis of the pros and cons of the controversial fermented health beverage, Kombucha tea.
25 September 2010

Free Glutamate
Examination of foods that are high in free glutamate, included long time aged/fermented foods, and hydrolysed proteins.
10 October 2010

Comparison of Sunflower, Egg and Soy Lecithin, for phospholipid therapy (repairing mitochondrial membranes) and examining GMO aspects to some Soy Lecithin sources.
15 September 2010

Zinc, Potassium and Calcium Deficiencies
The nutritional mineral elements Zinc, Potassium and Calcium are examined on the Nutritional Deficiencies page, including signs of deficiency, details regarding supplementation etc.
24 August 2010

Mucoid Plaque Overview
Examination of mucoid plaque and mucilage containing plants and herbs
18 July 2010

Palpitations and Chest Pains Alleviation
Examination of different available supplemental methods to alleviating some of the temporary incidences of cardiac palpitations and chest pains, including mitochondrial supplements and antioxidants. This is not intended for those with serious cardiac issues.
6 March 2010

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