Carrageenan Induced Ankle Edema

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    Another Ray Peat life lesson for me.

    Yesterday, both my husband and I awakened with edema of both our ankles. When thinking about any new supplements or new foods, we came up with only the NY cheesecake we ate a couple of nights ago.

    So, we figured out that the cream cheese used to make the cheesecake probably contained a gum and probably carrageenan. All the commercially available ones contain carrageenan.

    Doing a Duck search, what comes up but, "Carrageenan-Induced Paw Edema." It's a common thing used to induce edema in rats, so that anti-inflammatories can be tested on them.

    It's taken two days for my edema to disappear but my husband says his has not resolved.
     
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