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About LeroyB

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    Sports, TV, Game Playing, Crosswords, Reading.... Used to include hiking, walking, biking, weight lifting and working out... Enjoying life and the family, the kids and grandkids... A lot of this has been put on hold for along time now.
  1. Very interesting info. Personally I think that it will be primarily useful to Pseudo Cushing's patients as strong cortisol inhibition effects would have a an effect in not only lowerinf cortisol levels, but also in allowing the HPA Axis to re-set and allow cortisol secretion levels to return to normal. Leroy
  2. Personally I would stay asfar away from soy products as I could! Soy is a "health" food scam that has been hoisted on the consumer's shoulders. Most of the studies done showing its supposed health effects are studies sponsired by the giant soy industry associations. Even the most conventional of medical minds concede that soy slows down your thyroid. But to get a better idea of the full scam behind soy, read the book: "The Whole Soy Story" - By Kaayla Daniel, PhD, CCN Also some links to review: General Info: http://www.westonaprice.org/soy/index.html Studies Done:
  3. What is very interesting is that the field of Neuropsychiatry has been doing trials and clinical studies of Mifepristone in severely depressed and / or several anxiety patients who have hypercortisolism (what would - to us - be a specific variations of Pseudo Cushing's). In those cases (whether you want to call them psychologically induced Pseudo Cushing's or severe depression/anxiety with hypercortisolism), the neuropsychiatrist researchers have had amazing results with Mifepristone in a high-dose but short-term protocol (usually only last 4 - 7 days). In their trials, the researchers hav
  4. Will simply post without further comment... http://www.jci.org/cgi/content/full/108/8/...l&pmid=11602619 J Clin Invest, October 2001, Volume 108, Number 8, 1123-1131 Copyright ?2001 by the American Society for Clinical Investigation Retinoic acid prevents experimental Cushing syndrome Marcelo P?ez-Pereda1, Damian Kovalovsky2, Ursula Hopfner1, Marily Theodoropoulou1, Uberto Pagotto1, Eberhard Uhl3, Marco Losa4, Johanna Stalla1, Yvonne Gr?bler1, Cristina Missale5, Eduardo Arzt2 and G?nter K. Stalla1 1 Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany 2 Laboratorio de Fi
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