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#519105 - 10/16/18 01:23 AM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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HI Face1000!How are you today?

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#519112 - 10/22/18 05:26 AM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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Hi Bak, yes fine thanks. Since getting better over a year ago as described in my post I've stayed well. In fact my blood results continue to improve. At one point when I was unwell my ESR was at 76, now it is down to 5. This reflects the lack of inflammation I feel. So it feels great to be better and I try always to appreciate that. I still have some residual lumps on my finger knuckles and my ankles still look a little swollen from how they once were. Also not all my flexibility has returned. But overall I feel completely well. I still keep taking all the supplements I mentioned but now eat whatever I like. Good luck on your healing journey and I hope you can post your success story here one day. Chris

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#519117 - 10/24/18 06:30 PM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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Hi, I am so happy to hear you are doing so well. Can you please share what supplements you take. Thank you so much

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#519118 - 10/25/18 07:16 AM Re: Success Story [Re: Ann1965]
Frederick
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Originally Posted By Ann1965


Can you please share what supplements you take.



In over 60 years of A.S. I have taken no supplements. For such things to be of any use you must believe in them and as I don't I see no point in my taking such things. Best of luck to those of you who do. If it works for you then go for it.

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#519126 - 10/26/18 11:41 PM Re: Success Story [Re: ]
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Hey Frederick,

you're right: one must believe for it to work.

I guess that is why pharmaceuticals choose to kill me; I simply don't believe in them.

Cheers!
Robin

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#519129 - 10/27/18 07:03 AM Re: Success Story [Re: Robin_H]
Frederick
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Originally Posted By Robin_H


I guess that is why pharmaceuticals choose to kill me; I simply don't believe in them.



So they keep me alive as I must be making them a fortune. Greedy [*bleep*]!

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#519138 - 10/29/18 04:20 PM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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Hi Ann1965, thanks for your message and good wishes. I hope you get better soon too. The supplements I currently take are as follows:
First thing in the morning: 1 pint or more of water, 1 x Bio Kult probiotic capsule, 2 x cod liver oil capsules, a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in warm water, and a spoonful of sauerkraut.
With breakfast: an 'iodoral' iodine tablet and 1 combined vitamin D3 and K2 tablet.
Mid morning: about a litre of water and another Bio Kult capsule.
Mid afternoon: about a litre of water and another Bio Kult.
After dinner: a fish oil capsule.
Most of these supplements are inspired from doing the GAPS diet. I believe that drinking plenty of water is essential to everyone to stay healthy.
Finally I also use a magnesium spray as soon as I get up, and also have a 3 monthly B12 injection from my doctor. I found a lot of useful and inspiring reading around vitamins and supplements on the blog healthfully.net
It might sound like a lot of supplements but I've never taken medications. I also try to avoid antibiotics if at all possible and anything else that is likely to adversely affect gut health. Best wishes to you all, Chris

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#519140 - 11/01/18 05:47 PM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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I can not thank you enough for sharing what you take. Have a great day! Thank you

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#519152 - 11/06/18 08:11 AM Re: Success Story [Re: Face1000]
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Thanks Ann! Also I forgot to mention - it's not exactly a 'supplement' – but still very simple and beneficial for health I believe. That is I squeeze the juice of 1 lemon into the litre of water I have mid-morning. Again I got the idea of the benefits of doing this from the blog healthfully.net I believe it alkalises the system which is beneficial in a lot of ways. I started doing this around the time I began to feel better and have continued it ever since.

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