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by circular
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory
Replies: 83
Views: 38017

Re: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory

Hi, Just adding a few things I've discovered while battling my own mold illness. While there are certain foods to avoid for their ochratoxin content, especially oat-based cereals, pork, and wine , there may also be foods that promote detoxification . I also learned recently that milk thistle (Silym...
by circular
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory
Replies: 83
Views: 38017

Re: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory

Hi The Brain! I hope you're continuing to improve through your admirable dedication to doing so! During your treatment for ochratoxin, did anyone suggest you remove certain foods from your diet that are more likely to carry it; e.g., grains? Or was your diet already without such foods? I'm trying t...
by circular
Sun Nov 28, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: ApoE4/4 may have greater risk of COVID brain microvascular injury and neuroinflammation
Replies: 16
Views: 749

Re: ApoE4/4 may have greater risk of COVID brain microvascular injury and neuroinflammation

Yes, I did have my hsCRP tested during my mold illness. My test result was always normal (except for that one time I fell). However, it's not one of the markers that are tested specifically for mold illness. You'd think it would be elevated, but it wasn't. Maybe the fish oil, curcumin, etc. I take ...
by circular
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Osteoarthritis
Replies: 11
Views: 253

Re: Osteoarthritis

As I understand it, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have different causes. Osteoarthritis is caused by mechanical wear and tear on joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which the body's own immune system attacks the body's joints. I'm not that familiar with it, but there ...
by circular
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory
Replies: 83
Views: 38017

Re: My !POSITIVE! test results for mycotoxins testing through Great Plains Laboratory

Hi The Brain! I hope you're continuing to improve through your admirable dedication to doing so! During your treatment for ochratoxin, did anyone suggest you remove certain foods from your diet that are more likely to carry it; e.g., grains? Or was your diet already without such foods? I'm trying t...
by circular
Sat Nov 27, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: ApoE4/4 may have greater risk of COVID brain microvascular injury and neuroinflammation
Replies: 16
Views: 749

Re: ApoE4/4 may have greater risk of COVID brain microvascular injury and neuroinflammation

My hsCRP has always been low when tested, except for one time. That time, I’d been tested a day or two after falling hard on my right knee and banging it up pretty bad. Thanks, that's interesting. Did you have it tested when you had mold illness? I don't normally hear it mentioned in that context, ...
by circular
Sat Nov 27, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Moving a loved one and re-homing a pet
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Moving a loved one and re-homing a pet

Thanks, Nords. Certainly something we need to reassure her, that her grandnephew and wife will take good care of Charlie. I'm guessing they would be happy to send a picture now and then until she starts running with the bingo ladies. She loves bingo! I'm not sure this idea would work, but I'll just...
by circular
Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Moving a loved one and re-homing a pet
Replies: 11
Views: 258

Re: Moving a loved one and re-homing a pet

Try having the new owner come for extended visits with the pet, take the animal for walks and care for it in the new home for short periods before full-time ownership begins. Small steps are easier on everyone involved compared to an abrupt change. Thanks, NF52, I read that page, too. My brother-in...
by circular
Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: The Social Hour
Topic: Embracing the ApoE Wild Type Cuisinart: The Mortar and Pestle
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Embracing the ApoE Wild Type Cuisinart: The Mortar and Pestle

I have a friend from South America who has a large set just for making guacamole. As a taste tester I can say it was really, really good! I think there's something to the notion that crushing and smashing ingredients, often into a paste, brings out more flavor than cutting and blending in the way t...
by circular
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: The Social Hour
Topic: Embracing the ApoE Wild Type Cuisinart: The Mortar and Pestle
Replies: 6
Views: 241

Re: Embracing the ApoE Wild Type Cuisinart: The Mortar and Pestle

Tincup wrote:On the humor side, I was looking up using the food processor as was preparing a large quantity of (Gundry compliant) millet dressing for a family gathering tomorrow. Ran across this on a web page:

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:lol: That's ridiculously funny!

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