Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby pharmacydoc » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:12 pm

fahd wrote:Hi

After scouring the Web, I found the attached Theracurmin brand to be the best (90 mg curcumin/pill) and least expensive ($1.41/day) for a full dose of 90 mg twice a day as in the Study mentioned above. See attached screenshots.

1st Option $1.41/day for 180 mg in 2 pills
My Health Store

2nd option $1.50/day for 180 mg in 2 pills
Professional Supplement Center


Amazon has 60 tablets for $ 53, or $1.77 per day. I went ahead and ordered it myself based on the studies and comments. Since I still have a supply of Meriva, I will alternate doses with Theracumin until I have used up the Meriva.

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby Lucy5 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:39 pm

I’m also using Integrative Therapeutics theracumin . 2 capsules provide 180 grams curcumin.

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby shacherry » Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:18 pm

I have a question. Do you guys know what your amyloid to tau ratio is? I had my spinal fluid tested and the ratio is in the very good range. Should I still be supplementing with amyloid interfering supplements? I'm APOE 3/4 age 53 with some memory issues, scoring a 25 on the MoCA just below normal for my age. It's the same cognitive test Trump got a 30 on. I've decided to study harder next time!
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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby rrao2015 » Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:09 pm

As a therapeutic Theracurmin is good. If it is for prevention, I suggest you use Turmeric root. Peel the top layer, chop into small pieces and add it to your pizza, salad, soup etc. I use nearly 4-5 small finger size turmeric root as part of my daily meal. Nearly all of the grocery stores at least in california carry this. It is usually kept next to the ginger root in the produce section.

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby Maryann » Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:44 am

rrao2015 wrote:As a therapeutic Theracurmin is good. If it is for prevention, I suggest you use Turmeric root. Peel the top layer, chop into small pieces and add it to your pizza, salad, soup etc. I use nearly 4-5 small finger size turmeric root as part of my daily meal. Nearly all of the grocery stores at least in california carry this. It is usually kept next to the ginger root in the produce section.



I am curious, are you saying 4-5 finger sized pieces? Or is it a 4-5 inch piece daily?

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby rrao2015 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:57 am

Unlike Ginger root, Turmeric root is generally smaller, finger or thumb size (3-5 inches long) and has far less branches. I take about 5 thumb size roots and chop them into small pieces for consumption.

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby TheBrain » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:38 am

Lucy5 wrote:I’m also using Integrative Therapeutics theracumin . 2 capsules provide 180 grams curcumin.


Lucy and anyone else using this brand of Theracumin: Do you have orange powder staining the inside of your bottle? After reading the article about fake supplements that slacker posted and having just bought a bottle of this brand from Amazon.com, I thought I'd ask.
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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby Lucy5 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:20 am

TheBrain wrote: Do you have orange powder staining the inside of your bottle?

Just checked my bottle, and I do. I also have a bottle of ProHealth brand Longvida and it has some as well -tho not as much. I’m assuming a bit of the curcumin powder escapes from the capsule....

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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby TheBrain » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:47 am

Lucy5 wrote:
TheBrain wrote: Do you have orange powder staining the inside of your bottle?

Just checked my bottle, and I do. I also have a bottle of ProHealth brand Longvida and it has some as well -tho not as much. I’m assuming a bit of the curcumin powder escapes from the capsule....


Thanks, Lucy. I should have asked this as well: Did you buy your bottle of Theracumin from an "official" source or from Amazon.com? I don't mind that some curcumin powder has escaped from the capsules, as long as I didn't inadvertently buy a fake supplement that has this characteristic.

I thought that perhaps going forward I'd buy this supplement directly from the Integrative Therapeutics web site. However, they don't sell their supplements directly to patients. They want us to buy their supplements from a healthcare professional who has an account with them.
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Re: Ashwagandha, Curcumin and Other Amyloid Interfering Supplements

Postby Lucy5 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:17 pm

TheBrain wrote: I should have asked this as well: Did you buy your bottle of Theracumin from an "official" source or from Amazon.com?
I did buy them both off Amazon. Point well taken re: buying direct from company, but having to go thru a provider is a pain. Would be a nice test to buy direct and confirm that the product looks the same.


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