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by slacker
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: I need help with selenium toxicity !!
Replies: 14
Views: 1204

Re: I need help with selenium toxicity !!

Unfortunately Chris Masterjohn doesn’t really outline any solutions to get rid of excess selenium. He talks about deficiency of selenium a lot and not in any understandable way at that. He does say there needs to be more research on getting rid of excess. Is this from Masterjohn's 2/2017 podcast or...
by slacker
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.
Replies: 23
Views: 2442

Re: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.

No, suspected hypothyroidism If you take the comma out of the above statement, there is a perfectly rational explanation of your TSH thyroid test. Typo? Your GGT is slightly elevated. This is a liver test that is not a part of the standard USA "liver function panel", so I rarely see it an...
by slacker
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alcohol and APOE
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Re: Alcohol and APOE

Our wiki chapter on alcohol was last updated 2/2018. You may still find it of use.
by slacker
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Elderly phone issues (texts)
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: Elderly phone issues (texts)

Has anyone had similar issues? I am convinced resetting her phone or at least deleting text threads would immediately improve her attitude. Any thoughts on this issue? At first this idea was a joke, but now I've come to believe it would actually help her, although the ethics of doing this are in my...
by slacker
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: apoe4 children have lower IQ`s ?
Replies: 29
Views: 3788

Re: apoe4 children have lower IQ`s ?

roxanne wrote:I might get dementia one day but when I was young I wasn't less intelligent than APOe3 kids.


thanks for sharing; you are amazing!
by slacker
Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Using RAPA for AD prevention
Replies: 29
Views: 4105

Re: Using RAPA for AD prevention

Fredsbrain wrote:How do you message thru the forum?


We have a wiki chapter that answers this question and other "how do I do this?" questions. Hope this helps.
by slacker
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Is anyone taking Metformin for longevity (or considering it)?
Replies: 19
Views: 2453

Re: Is anyone taking Metformin for longevity (or considering it)?

Jmac wrote:I'm still going to ditch metformin for now as I'm exercising the 150 hours a week that Patrick touted from a study comparing metformin to exercise.


150 minutes/week? :oops:
by slacker
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Can Herpes Zoster ophthalmicus (Shingles) affect the Alzheimer's brain?
Replies: 17
Views: 1884

Re: Can Herpes Zoster ophthalmicus (Shingles) affect the Alzheimer's brain?

rjkmhk wrote:I'm trying to decide if my husband and I should get the shingles vaccine...any thoughts one way or the other?


Here is the recommendation from the CDC. The newer Shingrix vaccine is considered superior. There have been shortages of the vaccine in the US.
by slacker
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.
Replies: 23
Views: 2442

Re: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.

Slacker: Thanks so much for spending the time to make such a detailed reply, almost makes me feel guilty! Uh, guilt is optional, and not recommended! We are here to help each other. I have received so much support from others on this website and am happy to pay it forward. I finally found the short...
by slacker
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.
Replies: 23
Views: 2442

Re: Just discovered I'm 4/4, rocked.

1. Where should I ask questions? haha. But really, I don't want to clog things up or bore people. Chose whichever forum seems most reasonable for your new post. You might be able to find a conversation on your question by doing a search first; magnifying glass upper right tool bar. I use the word &...

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