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  • jason34 replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
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    Good that you find a way of more controlling the products you are using. Good luck with your battle Dawndy! Maff, i have looked at my blood results...
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    Has anyone figured out a way to travel by air? With MCS sitting in an airplane for hours is just not possible!! I can handle an hour or so in the airport lounge area with my N95 with charcoal filter mask, but after that the elastics start hurting my head and I get a headache!! If anyone has any practical and preferably cheap ideas I would love to hear about them!

    Maff I used to manage entire airport and flights wearing my charcoal mask, which attracted a lot of unwanted attention but kept me symptom-free! Have you tried a personal air purifier in addition to your mask? Also, this may seem entirely counter-intuitive but diazepam (Valium) actually dampened my reactions significantly when taken post-exposure. Anti-histamines may also work for you if you have allergy / mast cell involvement e.g. mast cell activation disorder (MCAD) - use search box top right for discussions of this topic. Sorry I can't help further. Good luck!
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  • Maff added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
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    Yes I have seen the studies. However, not all 'auto-brewery syndrome' is caused by S. cerevisiae - any strain of yeast can grow out of control and cause excessive gut fermentation, producing ethanol. Also, a simple Google search for 'auto-brewery syn

  • Maff added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
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    Yet these studies can still not adequately model the fact that people with gut fermentation syndromes are absorbing ethanol, methanol, acetaldehyde, ammonia, H2S and a host of other toxic chemicals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I am afraid that dedi

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    But how are you comparing the doses in these studies to that received by individuals suffering from gut dysbiosis and gut fermentation syndromes? It is not possible to extrapolate that data from these studies so in the absence of specific research we

  • dawndy replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    yesterday
    Hi Jason34, Well, I had to quit working in the salons but I now do hair for photo shoots instead, where I have more control over the products being...
  • Maff added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
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    Firstly, let me make it clear that I am a proponent of evidence-based medicine. However, simply because you cannot find a study that 'proves' something does not mean it is not factual - it simply tells us the subject or specifics have not been adequa

  • Maff added a new comment in My Candida Hell: Chronic Ethanol and Acetaldehyde Poisoning
    2 days ago

    Hi darek1001989, many thanks for your input re: acetaldehyde metabolism. It is actually a moot point with regards to this article however. Excessive gut fermentation from Candida / yeast produces both ethanol and acetaldehyde which is absorbed into t

  • jason34 replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    2 days ago
    Hi all, Thanks again PDZ for the informative post, i will look into the Scandinavian Formulas shark liver oil and will give an update on this...
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  • dawndy replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    2 days ago
    Hi Jason34, To answer your question, I currently have a lot of bamboo plants, aloe, spider plants, golden pothos and red edged dracaena plants. I...
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  • Maff replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    3 days ago
    Acetaldehyde produced by Candida/yeast and the metabolism of ethanol is a close chemical cousin of formaldehyde and they are detoxified by the body...
  • Maff replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    3 days ago
    Hi All, Great tips from PDZ and dawndy so not much to add other than that the trace mineral molybdenum is crucial as an enzyme cofactor for...
  • PDZ replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    4 days ago
    Hi Jason, According to the book the Boston Fern is the most effective of the 50 plants listed at removing formaldehyde. (A single plant = 20...
  • jason34 replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    4 days ago
    Hi PDZ and Dawndy, Thank you for your reactions and tips, much appreciated. PDZ, interesting book 'how to grow fresh air'. I will look into it....
  • dawndy replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    4 days ago
    Hi Jason34! I had formaldehyde poisoning in 2011 and a supplement that I take that I feel helps me a bit is B5 Pantothenic Acid. I also have a...
  • PDZ replied to How to beat Formaldehyde?
    5 days ago
    I have had problems from the laminate flooring in my house giving off formaldehyde. As you say 'impossible to avoid' especially as I have severe...
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    How to beat Formaldehyde?

    Hi all, I wonder if any of you have any tips to beat Formaldehyde, avoiding expore is impossible but i wonder if there are any supplements or foods...

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