folic acid

  1. L


    What do you take, and how much?
  2. haidut

    Deficiency of activated folate may be the cause of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

    Yet another common, mysterious, and "incurable" conditions may turn out to be surprisingly simple in reality. The study below found that the majority of people with this condition have low levels of the active (methylated) folate and elevated levels of unmetabolized folate. As such, a clinical...
  3. md_a

    Folic Acid and Gray Hair

    Folic acid is also important, which is easily lost when estrogen is high, retinoids, UV, alcohol, maybe even coffee ... Oxidative stress by decreasing melanin production contributes to depigmentation. As a tyrosine derivative, melanin is responsible for pigmentation. Vitamins B2, B3, B6, B12...
  4. redsun

    Folic Acid, Insulin Resistance, ED, CKD

    I put together some studies on folic acid(folate) here seeing as there isn't much on it on this forum. I'd thought I'd do my part in adding something useful here. Chronic folate deficiency induces glucose and lipid metabolism disorders and subsequent cognitive dysfunction in mice. - PubMed -...
  5. haidut

    SSRI (Prozac) Drugs Cause Irreversible Bone Loss

    Ray has written about the detrimental effects of serotonin on bone health and how serotonin antagonist could be a potential treatment for osteoporosis. This study confirms Ray's points and shows that drug Prozac (and possible other SSRIs) causes irreversible bone loss. Selective Serotonin...
  6. P

    Aspirin And Folate Binding: In Vivo And In Vitro Studies Of Serum Binding And Urinary Excretion Of E To clarify the effect of aspirin on folate balance, we studied serum concentration, protein binding, and urinary excretion of endogenous folate. A healthy woman twice followed an 11-day protocol of constant diet, blood sampling twice daily, collection...
  7. C

    Choline, Folate Vs Folic Acid

    From the Perfect Health Diet, chapter 35: Choline and Folic Acid - Both choline and folic acid are important for brain and neurological function, lipid metabolism, DNA health. - Choline is deficient in most people, and folic acid (which doesn't occur in nature) has reached extremely high...
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