Re: testing for cooper levels
- --- In Autism-Mercury@y..., Ping Li <Li_Ping@c...> wrote:
> Dear Andy,
> I was told that it will be dangerous to do chelation if the kid's
> is high. Is it right?No, this is a rather twisted misunderstanding of something I have been
saying for a long time (and most doc's have been ignoring).
It is harmful to feed him things like NAC or eggs if it is high, but
these are not chelating agents.
>I didn't test my son. I would like to ask whatkind
> of test I should do before I do oral DMPS or ALA?The test for this is PLASMA CYSTEINE through Great Smokies
laboratories. It isn't relevant to DMPS. ALA increases it a bit so
people who are high have more side effects.
You may modify his diet depending on the results, but it doesn't
affect how you chelate.
>I have done stooland
> hair two weeks ago, I am waiting for the results. I really concernabout
> the yeast and now cysteine becomes another issue for me. Should Itest his
> cysteine level before I do chelation?It isn't necessary for CHELATION, but knowing it may allow you to make
him a lot more comfortable by appropriate diet modification.
>If the cysteine level is high,what I
> should do?and
> Thank you for any advice.
> 26Sep2001 12:17 PM
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> > P.S. Is there a simplified version of the sulfur
> > problems (why the sulfur in epsom salt helps these
> > kids) i.e. explanation somewhere that nonmedical types
> > like me can decipher.
> Sulfate is fully oxidized sulfur. The reduced forms are the
> Once fully oxidized, it can't be reduced again by people'smetabolism.
> >Also, if cysteine is below
> > normal, then gluthanione should help?
> Yes. And any other sources of sulfur (which are cheaper). They
> help A LOT, too. E. g. eggs, dairy, cabbage, cauliflower, NAC, etc.http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Autism-Mercury/files/Mercury-Autism%20FA
> >It seems like
> > they all rely or depend on one another and I am not
> > sure of the sequence that should be in place. Maybe I
> > should have taken science or biology in college.
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