Tuesday, June 2, 2009

my current supplement regimen

I've made some changes to my supplement regimen lately, particularly adding things that are supposed to help with egg quality and also to help with my anemia issues. Also still working on supporting my liver for detox.

The first three supplements are specially selected to address my MTHFR mutation discovered this spring, which affects how the body processes certain B vitamins. Commonly prescribed for that is a strong prescription vitamin called Folgard, however according to my acupuncturist these supplements are especially designed to be more easily processed by someone who has the MTHFR mutation. So for those of you with MTHFR, these could be useful for you to know about, as strangely most western doctors just seem to stick with the Folgard. But in my mind, what's the use of a getting more of the B's through Folgard if the body is not processing them -- better to get ones the body can process. (For more on MTHFR, check out the book Is Your Body Baby-Friendly?)

Thorne Methyl-Guard (B6, folate, B12, Betaine) 1 per day
Pure Encapsulations Ultra Nutrient (vitamins and minerals plus antioxidants including vitamin E, alpha lipoic acid, hawthorn extract, turmeric, milk thistle, ginger, coenzyme Q10, glutathione), 5 per capsules per day
Metagenics Arginine Plus (Folic acid, l-arginine, l-glycine), 4 per day
Thorne Siliphos (special form of milk thistle), 180 mg per day
Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omegafish oil 3000 mg per day
Pure encapsulations black currant seed oil 1000 mg per day
Theramedix LPSdigestive enzymes (lipase, amalyse, protease, lactase), 3 capsules per day
Thorne Iron Citrate, 50 mg per day
Fergoniron gluconate, 54 mg per day
Pure encapsulations DHEA 5 mg per day
Biotics Research Bio-D-Mulsion (Vitamin D3)drops 1 per day
Pure encapsulations Calcium Magnesium (currently adjusting type and dosage)
Chinese herbs (adjusted periodically), 2x per day
Dandelion root, 1040 mg per day
Chlorella, 2500 mg per day
Royal Jelly capsule2000 mg per day
Wheatgrass juice from 3 tablespoons powder per day
Bioset Probiotic (acidophilus, bifidus etc.) 310 mg, one every few days
Green Magma(barley grass powder) – every few days
Quinton (concentrated seawater, for trace minerals) – every few days
GoChi goji berry juice 4-8 oz daily

Yes I know this sounds like a lot, but it's only about a dozen pills each breakfast and dinner, and then 4 at lunch and a few things between meals. Really it's not that bad at all. And lately I've been feeling great so I think I've got a good regimen going.


Laurel Abell said...

I too have gone through these health issues, I began with a naturopathic doctor which helped with my liver, I continue to cleanse twice a year at first you cleanse alot more, I found the best one so far is Detox by Heel works the best.
I believe the super foods would be a good idea for you and the enzym serrapeptaise for your fibroids, check out Dr Wongs site for further info. L

Fibroid Shrinker said...


For readers, on this page if you scroll down there is an interview with Dr. Wong about Vitalzym and how it works...