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  Topic: URGENT HELP PLS
orthomolecular

Replies: 25
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PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:34 am   Subject: URGENT HELP PLS
You can try the MSM in powder form. But sulfur is somewhat complex. Some people can have a problem with how their body handles certain forms of sulfur.

http://www.enzymestuff.com/methylation.htm
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  Topic: Quick ways to heal razor bumps or ingrown hairs please?
orthomolecular

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PostForum: Acne   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:10 pm   Subject: Quick ways to heal razor bumps or ingrown hairs please?
Usually men with high pigment in their skin (African Americans or Hispanic) will get razor bumps on their face. The way to avoid this problem is do a good deal of exfoliation because your hairs are ge ...
  Topic: URGENT HELP PLS
orthomolecular

Replies: 25
Views: 30310

PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 4:49 pm   Subject: URGENT HELP PLS
That is interesting. I take cysteine which provides me with plenty of sulfur. Cysteine is supposed to give up its sulfur molecule more readily than other SAAs, I have read.

I take the cysteine thr ...
  Topic: URGENT HELP PLS
orthomolecular

Replies: 25
Views: 30310

PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 3:23 pm   Subject: URGENT HELP PLS
[quote="jamesherried"]I like the NOW brand of MSM, and I think 3000 mgs is a good daily dose, taken throughout the day, but not close to bedtime.[/quote]

Why not at bedtime? Please explain.
  Topic: URGENT HELP PLS
orthomolecular

Replies: 25
Views: 30310

PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:54 pm   Subject: URGENT HELP PLS
I like biotin lozenges by KAL in 1000 mcg. They have a lemon flavor so they are supposed to dissolve in your mouth.

I use an MSM cream. I try to use some supplements in cream form to avoid taking ...
  Topic: Suffering with fungal infection
orthomolecular

Replies: 9
Views: 16094

PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 3:22 pm   Subject: Suffering with fungal infection
Sometimes when a fungal skin infection or athletes foot goes away but returns again soon, it can indicate the problem is elsewhere in the body.

When a women has a yeast overgrowth in her GI tract t ...
  Topic: Frustrated , what to try for dark circles
orthomolecular

Replies: 10
Views: 14963

PostForum: Eye Area Skin Care   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 4:37 pm   Subject: Frustrated , what to try for dark circles
There are two types of dark circles. Fair skin people don't get pigment there. Fair skin people get dark circles from many different things like anemia, allergies, things like that. You have to treat ...
  Topic: " the china study "
orthomolecular

Replies: 36
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PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:33 pm   Subject: " the china study "
I only looked over The China Study in the coffee shop of my local book store. I know that book mentioned that CLA was studied but the study was actually funded by the diary industry. That made me wond ...
  Topic: Natural cures for reduction of sun spots??
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Replies: 18
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PostForum: Common Skin Imperfections   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:18 pm   Subject: Cysteine works for liver spots
I don't know if liver spots are the same thing. Usually as people get older they get these marks, freckles or spots referred to as liver or age spots. The amino acid cystein can help with these types ...
  Topic: Hair and oral supplements-need help
orthomolecular

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Thu Nov 09, 2006 2:11 pm   Subject: it is a problem with sulfation


Actually it would be impossible for a person to be allergic to sulfur, because sulfur is essential to life. Your body contains a lot of sulfur in your connective tissue and other proteins that con ...
  Topic: Topical pregnenolone
orthomolecular

Replies: 1
Views: 9160

PostForum: Hormones and Growth Factors   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:29 pm   Subject: there is a problem with using that stuff
When you supplement any adrenal hormone in its natural form you can have tha hormone be converted into some other hormone.

So pregnenolone may get converted into estrogen or cortisol or something ...
  Topic: Strecth Marks
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Replies: 7
Views: 14925

PostForum: Acne   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:20 pm   Subject: the best thing for that is a
zinc supplement. I had stretch marks as a teen even though my weight never changed. This is really an indication of a zinc deficiency.

You could test your zinc levels with a product called Zinc St ...
  Topic: is cocoa(or the right kind of chocolate) good 4 the skin?
orthomolecular

Replies: 14
Views: 13388

PostForum: Skin and Nutrition   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:55 pm   Subject: I didn't know that about chocolate
Well, I still actually eat dark chocolate for the copper. I have a zinc deficiency which means that I take much higher than normal doses of zinc which interferes with copper from foods being absorbed. ...
  Topic: PLEASE recommend a safe, effective, non drying cleanser
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Replies: 7
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PostForum: Basic Skin Care / Skin Health Maintenance   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:24 pm   Subject: sulfur soap is great for acne
I like Stiefle brand medicated soaps. They have one with sulfur and then one with salicylic acid soap. Both are good for you skin. I think the salicylic may help remove dead skin cells more than the s ...
  Topic: Self Conscious Teen!
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Replies: 6
Views: 10573

PostForum: Eye Area Skin Care   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:08 pm   Subject: retaining water may be your problem
I have a condition called pyroluria which makes me deficient in vitamin b6 and zinc. (Children with condition are known for having a puffy face.) B6 plays a role in water retention. When my b6 levels ...
 
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