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Want to Know Top Ten Supplements for Lupus

Posted by Jeannine on 05/30/2006

You are so kind to write me back-- thank you. I went through the emails and made a list of the supplements. There are so many, which ones are the most important? Can you recommend the top 10 or 12?

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

If you want the top 10, here it is:

1. Magnesium
2. Zinc
3. Selenium
4. Garlic (Kyolic)
5. Lecithin
6. Kelp, and Limu (they are high in glyconutrients)
7. Licorice extract (adrenal exhaustion is common)
8. The antioxidants vitamin C, A, E (liquid form of multivitamins and mineral is o.k. too)
9. Vitamin B Complex
10. CLA (conjugated lineoleic acid)
11. (just in case you can't find those top 10) I add this as an extra: RNA/DNA supplements or suitable substitute of Brewer's yeast is o.k. For me, it's a tie between CLA and DNA/RNA supplements.

During treatment, a majority will have a pH buffer problem so you can try the following plus a newer formulated buffer solution that I find worked the best (I always update my formulas):

Older Buffer formula (to alkalize body & increase oxygen) 1/4 teaspoon of citric acid plus 1/4 baking soda, on an empty stomach in the morning and once before sleep. In other words twice a day.

Newer formula (alkalize body, increase oxygen, extracellur and intracellular) This is the easiest formula I can think of: 1/4 teaspoon citric acid plus 1/4 baking soda plus 1/16 potassium citrate or potassium chloride

The above you take it twice a day. There is a some recent observations that taking 2 teaspoon of sea salt on on empty stomach without the pH buffer (must be at least 2 hours away from each other otherwise it will cause diarrhea) plus 1 glass of water ONLY once a week will help destroy the mycoplasma bug which what is causing your lupus. Just try this sea salt idea and see how it goes. If it doesn't work, you can stop it. I am not asking you to take a lot just only once a week. You should notice the effect of feeling better within hours if it works. If not, well, its worth a try.

Alkalizing helps increase the body's oxygen, thereby oxidizing the mycoplasma, which is causing the lupus.

There is a wild card treatment in case you might look for dark horse cure. For example, sodium perborate Hydrate. I found that my dog's lupus was cured just using this. Take about 1/16 teaspoon of sodium perborate hydrate dissolved in water for a couple of hours and take it. My dog which ways about 8 pounds was helped. Of course, this is just a wild card. Sodium perborate hydrate is simply another form of boron supplements but it has the added advantage of having a built in hydrogen peroxide which can also neutralize the mycoplasma caused lupus. Boron also balances out the hormones.

Besides supplements, dietary factors of eating food rich in silicon is a must. That means eating horsetail or possibly oats (without the sugars) and without the GMO foods, and NO vaccinations, MSG, or the use of any aluminum cooking utensils including teflon coated cooking ware.

Avoiding aspartame, milk, and yogurt is a must. Neutralize the dioxin, chlorine and fluoride exposure by taking broccoli and cabbage (for dioxin), dechlorinator from petshops in your drinking water (for chlorine) and borax or sodium perborate (for fluoride). However don't use any fluoride toothpaste and most shampoos tend to have dioxin so using plain unscented soap is preferred as a shampoo. They tend to compound the problems. Hope this helps.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Lupus is not about the white blood attacking your body's system, it is about a tiny unseen nanobacteria and mycoplasma that virtually infiltrates your entire cell system causing your cells to be "foreign" and thus the blood white cells attack in protection.

What the vitamin therapy basically do is that it tries to get your immune system up and also certain minerals are anti-pathogens (mycoplasma), such as selenium or garlic for example.

When these mycoplasma get killed, the white blood cells will no longer attack. Chiefly, the secret to a successful vitamin therapy is to be choosy of the brand or try different kinds of brands that work for you. Mostly the best vitamins are the softgels as body can absorb them easier. Ones in tablets have fillers which are usually calcium carbonate, tricalcium phosphate, which prevents absorption of key minerals. One way to help absorption is get a mortal and pestle and make the vitamins in powder form and dissolve them in water. I have seen many instances that certain brand of vitamins don't even dissolve in your stomach. How do I know? do this test: if you put a vitamin in a glass of water and it doesn't dissolve in ten minutes, you are in trouble.

Besides the vitamin idea, I strongly you also take limu, which is a brown seaweed and I have gotten some good feedback from that too. The other ones that had good feedback are glyconutrients. So add up these two also.

The vitamin therapy is nothing new, AIDS have actually been recorded to completely cured several people and they are now HIV negative and symptom free.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Taking CLA (Conjugated Lineoleic Acid), while well known as a weight loss supplement, along with GLA (Gamma Lineoleic acid) may also reduce the symptoms of lupus.

Here is an interesting finding: Lipids. 2003 Jan;38(1):21-4.

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CLA decreased weight loss and extended survival following the onset of kidney failure in NZB/W F1 mice.

Yang M, Cook ME. Department of Animal Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA.

In an earlier study, we showed that feeding CLA immediately after weaning prolonged survival of NZB/W F1 mice after onset of proteinuria. In the present study, the feeding of CLA was delayed until mice had developed proteinuria. Thirty NZB/W F1 mice were fed a regular rodent chow after weaning. Urine samples were collected to detect proteinuria. Once a mouse was proteinuria positive, it was then randomly assigned to a 0.5% CLA supplement semipurified diet or a control diet (supplement 0.5% corn oil). The next proteinuria positive mouse was then assigned to the opposite diet to which the first mouse was assigned. Mice fed the control diet lost 25% more body weight (13.0 g) than mice fed the CLA diet (9.7 g). Moreover, CLA-fed mice survived an average 1.7-fold longer (148 d) than mice fed the control diet (89 d) after the onset of proteinuria. This follow-up study confirmed that dietary CLA had a beneficial effect in the autoimmune NZB/W F1 mouse. In summary, the cachectic symptom of systemic lupus erythematosus was decreased by dietary CLA and survival days were increased over control group.

PMID: 12669815

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