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anemia

  1. haidut

    Iron supplementation may not cure anemia, unless nutrition is also improved

    As many of my readers know, Peat is against supplementing with isolated iron. Aside from the well-known toxicity risks (e.g. liver damage) multiple studies have shown that in a good portion of the people treated with oral iron supplements, anemia either does not resolve or rapidly returns upon...
  2. haidut

    Mitochondrial dysfunction may be the cause of anemia

    Despite anemia being a pretty common condition, I still don't think medicine has a good idea what causes anemia (putting aside the more obvious reasons such as chronic bleeding and dietary iron deficiency). In one of the KMUD interviews Peat opined that in his opinion true iron deficiency...
  3. Twohandsondeck

    Bar Of Chocolate Brings Man Back To Life (anemia Symptom Reversal?)

    Hey guys, In my head this is a 1+1=2 anecdote, but it requires a few sentences of context. Summarized conclusion: about 450 calories of 100% dark chocolate reversed symptoms of fatigue and lack of motivation. ___________ For the last few weeks, something like 80% of my calories have come from...
  4. haidut

    Lungs Are A Blood-making Organ

    Ray wrote a few times that people with clotting disorder often have issues with high serotonin and estrogen, and lung disorders like pulmonary hypertension, COPD and even cystic fibrosis. Lungs are also one of the few organs outside of the brain and GI tract that is capable of synthesizing...
  5. P

    Maintenance Of Red Blood Cell Integrity By AMP-activated Protein Kinase α1 Catalytic Subunit

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014579310005995 Abstract AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) plays a pivotal role in regulating cellular energy metabolism. We previously showed that AMPKα1−/− mice develop moderate anemia associated with splenomegaly and high reticulocytosis...
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