Turmeric

Posted by vonbaron36 @vonbaron36, Jul 21, 2016

Has anyone besides me used curcumin to address autoimmune diseases.

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Hi @vonbaron36, and welcome to Connect. There have been several members discussing their experiences with curcumin for autoimmune diseases, including @lisa54, @bonniecanby and @mrsdeecee. @vonbaron36, can you share your experience with curcumin with the group?

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@alysebrunella

Hi @vonbaron36, and welcome to Connect. There have been several members discussing their experiences with curcumin for autoimmune diseases, including @lisa54, @bonniecanby and @mrsdeecee. @vonbaron36, can you share your experience with curcumin with the group?

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I have been taking 1000 mgs. of curcumin per day for almost a year. Started out with 500. Hoping to help treat Lymphoma. Will go into more detail if anyone is interested.

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Hi, this is Lacey, I also had non-hodgkins lymphoma and I swear by curcumin, I take one pill a day ofTurmeric Supreme with my vitamins and Ensure, every morning with a light breakfast, it has given me back some of the energy I lost from chemo and my tests have been clean and perfect numbers. I have been in remission since Jan. 2015, so we are doing something right. Good Luck.

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I have used turmeric but frankly I don’t see much change. 

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Hi Donald, it’s true, everyone is different, some it works and others no change. I used the regular turmeric, but I am now
using Tumeric Supreme , maker is Gaia.but I also take Magnesium 250 mg. with a vitamin . I use Ensure once a day, my
cancer doctor got me started on that and it is full of vitamins also. I could hardly open my eyes in the morning and now
my energy level is almost normal, feels good to feel alive again. I see the difference ; as my cancer is gone since Jan. 2015
so it is working for me. Hope you feel better and stay with the program. Good Luck, Lacey

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@donnelson

I have used turmeric but frankly I don’t see much change. 

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Its a anti inflammatory used in traditional Chinese medicine for 300 years
you have to get Cucurmin Bioperine in a capsule any drugstore Cucurmin is
the chem in tumeric and Bioperine is black pepper aids in absorption .you
can also by a bag and sneak a little in food when possible good luck

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I have Sjogren’s and Celiac and I was using turmeric with bioprine for awhile as I was told it was good for autoimmune diseases. I thought it was affecting my bowels: diarrhea,etc. Anyone else have this problem? Maybe I should to back to it to prove one way or another.
Meemer

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@donnelson

I have used turmeric but frankly I don’t see much change. 

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Thank you for the information, if the Chinese have been using it, it has to be good for you, they live very long lives and I use the new one they came out with, it seems to be working for me and I am feeling good finally. Thanks ,
but I don’t see the bioperine in the ingrediants, I guess every developer is different. Lacey

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@meemer

I have Sjogren’s and Celiac and I was using turmeric with bioprine for awhile as I was told it was good for autoimmune diseases. I thought it was affecting my bowels: diarrhea,etc. Anyone else have this problem? Maybe I should to back to it to prove one way or another.
Meemer

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Hi, no I myself do not have your problem ( diarrhea ), I am the opposite, but body working good.

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So does diet, play any part in autoimmune disease. My wife wants me to see a nutritionist who uses Leap (lifestyle , eating and performance. They use a MRT (mediator release test which is blood work. The whole deal will cost me close to 1000.00 this includes three meetings with a nutritionist to go over results and set up a plan. Good idea or not

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@wesbig

So does diet, play any part in autoimmune disease. My wife wants me to see a nutritionist who uses Leap (lifestyle , eating and performance. They use a MRT (mediator release test which is blood work. The whole deal will cost me close to 1000.00 this includes three meetings with a nutritionist to go over results and set up a plan. Good idea or not

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Oh yes look up Dr Mark Hymen on u tube I have auto Immune no sugar sugar
feeds cancer and need litmus paper keep your pH up 7.4 otherwise you set
perfect environment for cancer . I was on Paleo diet went off a week have
asites water retention not good need Dr that practices Chinese medicine
good luck god bless

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@wesbig

So does diet, play any part in autoimmune disease. My wife wants me to see a nutritionist who uses Leap (lifestyle , eating and performance. They use a MRT (mediator release test which is blood work. The whole deal will cost me close to 1000.00 this includes three meetings with a nutritionist to go over results and set up a plan. Good idea or not

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I think the answer is that nobody really knows at this point. Omega 3 fats can suppress T cell activity so they should theoretically help. I’ve seen things about avoiding the over consumption of some supplements that might stimulate the immune system, like zinc.

Here’s a summary doc you might find useful. I didn’t do a deep dive into it but it seems to touch on some key points.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4034518/
Good luck.

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