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 Posted 2/12/2014 6:00:05 PM
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Reading some of the ingredients in some of the pseudo catalase, noticed one of the main ingredients being baking soda.  As my last reply indicated, baking soda is one of the most powerful ways to bring neutrality to the  hydrogen peroxide, internally and externally.  Maybe being overlooked.  Great forum and lots of ideas.
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 Posted 2/13/2014 2:01:08 AM
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Hey guys wanted to report in on some extensive bloodwork I just had done (through life extension).

Not sure how any of this relates to gray hair but thought I would share in case there is a correlation:

-high cortisol both am/pm (above range)
-highish homocysteine (within range but on high side)
-lowish dhea (within range but on low side)
-high liver AST and ALT (above range)
-high vitamin b6 and b12 (both above range)

Everything else was pretty normal.  Not sure which of these (if any) correlate to gray hair but I suspect the cortisol and liver enzymes.


I had about the same results. I am now using the herb ashwagandha ( from now foods) to lower cortisol and fo-ti. My testosterone was pretty low but still within range.

At the same time I still use the pseudocatalase shampoo ( now three weeks so way to early to tell)

I'm also very interested in the melitame as it seems to increase MSH which should also work on non grey hair ( I have light lashes and eyebrows and want to have them darker)
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 Posted 2/13/2014 8:04:24 AM
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Has anyone else had similar results with bloodwork like high cortisol/liver enzymes elevated, etc...?  
Would love to see if there is a pattern here.

I know we are talking about reversing gray hair in this thread; however, I suspect by addressing underlying issues like high cortisol, liver enzymes, lowish test, low/high vitamin B's we might be able to at least prevent additional grays in conjunction with pseudocatalase, etc..
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 Posted 2/13/2014 9:12:01 AM
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Okay I'm sharing the abnormalities found in my bloodwork ( 31 years of age)

Cholesterol  207  mg/dl  ( should be lower than 190)
Triglycerides 335 mg/dl  ( should be lower than 180)
GPT ( ALT) 53 U/L  ( should be lower than 41)
vitamin D3 46,2  ug/l  ( should be between 20 and 43)
Cortisol evening 17,1 ug/dl ( should be between 2 and 12)
testosterone was 3,08 ug/l 

Hope this can help.
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 Posted 2/14/2014 12:30:57 PM
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Very interesting your ALT is high and cortisol as well.  What is the range for the testosterone reading?  

thanks for sharing
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 Posted 2/14/2014 1:44:37 PM
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no range for the testosterone was given
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 Posted 2/15/2014 2:37:48 AM
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Why nobody seems to care about melitane??
Please dont focus on cortisol levels. 1/3 of people has alterated levels of cortisol. Cortisol is the stress hormone and also is related with acne. People with severe acne had to take medication to discrease cortisol levels, but not really got early grey hair....
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 Posted 2/15/2014 4:18:22 AM
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After three weeks and one day I just used the last bit of my 240 ml catalase shampoo. Thought it would last three months and I didn't use that much of it. Maybe it's because I have thick and mid long hair. Now the problem is: I've re-ordered the powder last weekend and it said I'll have it within 5-12 business days. If I receive it on Monday I think skipping one day in the whole process isn't going to make a difference. I'm just afraid that when it gets to 12 business days, I'll have to start all over again.

I've been pulling many white hairs today and it turns out that about 80 percent near the tempels is white and about 30 percent on top of my heard. This time last year nothing was noticable. After pulling I also noticed that they were all still white at the roots.

This week I started taking the ashwagandha herb to reduce my cortisol levels and also apply a DHEA cream at night ( named dermacrine). I hope I'll have the pseudocatalase soon so I won't have the feeling that I have to start all over again.

Today I saw a friend I hadn't seen in a year. He asked me what I had done with my hair. I dye it and now it's been 4 weeks ago since my last dye. I had a feeling that only the first 5-6 days the greys were invisible. I think the inventor of hair dyes forgot that hair grows.
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 Posted 2/15/2014 6:09:29 AM
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Melitame is indeed something to watch out for.

Before the cortisol issue was discussed. How else can you declare that I have gone almost white in less than a year. It must be something else than natural aging.
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 Posted 2/16/2014 6:23:03 AM
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Smoking is linked to early graying so it's not inconceivable to think stress (among other unhealthy things) could do the same. An unhealthy lifestyle can make the process turn on sooner but in the majority of people it is not the underlying cause. Genetics and thus aging do the deciding. IF that wasn't the case then why on average do people of African descent start graying a decade+ after those of European descent?
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