Hello from Greece !!!

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Offline helenkol

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Hello from Greece !!!
« on: October 23, 2008, 04:21:41 PM »
Hello !!!!
I am 43 years old from Athens.
I was diagnosed with thal major when i was 3 months old ,i'm on 3 weeks blood tranfusion.
I've been on Desferal since i was 8 years old and on ferriprox before 6 years.
Chelation :Desferal+Deferriprone
ferritin level:650-850
Wheat Grass: NO
Supplements-NO
I want to ask what you know for the curcumin .Has it action of chelator factor ?

Ι may also want to look into supplements

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Offline Sharmin

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Re: Hello from Greece !!!
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2008, 04:40:33 PM »
Welcome Helenkol  :welcome,

It is great to have you!  Your ferritin levels look great, good job with your chelation.

Curcumin, as far as I know, is recommended for it's protection from the oxidative damage of free iron.  I don't believe
curcumin plays a role in chelation.  There are several other products we also recommend for this protection along with curcumin - such as IP6, fermented papaya and vitamins such as vitamin E. 

Curcumin also has several other beneficial qualities such aiding the immune system and skin ailments. 

Thank you once again for joining us,

Sharmin
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Re: Hello from Greece !!!
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2008, 04:43:14 PM »
Hi Helenkol,

Welcome on the forum,It's nice to hear from elder thal majors like you,giving more and more hope to us mothers ,You should look into supplementation as it will help you maintain your good health,you have done a good job with your ferritin levels,way to go,About curcumin,i don't know if it has any chelating abilities,but it's been said that it's a good antioxidant.

Keep posting and tell us more about your self.  :hugfriend
Zaini.
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Re: Hello from Greece !!!
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2008, 05:13:09 AM »
Hi Helenkol ,
 :welcome WELCOME To the family , i hope your exprience of surfing on this site, communicating  with other members of the site, sharing your problemes and sugestions will be great  .... soo Start posting , start asking and keep in touch ....

Take Care
Umair
Sometimes , God breaks our spirit to save our soul.
Sometimes , He breaks our heart to make us whole.
Sometimes , He sends us pain so we can be stronger.
Sometimes , He sends us failure so we can be humble.
Sometimes , He sends us illness so we can take better care of our selves.
Sometimes , He takes everything away from us so we can learn the value of everything we have.

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