Retired ex-patriot from USA living in Costa Rica. Recent hip and knee replacements, colon cancer with recurring formations - two resections, dozens of colonoscopies with polypectomy and biopsy.
Thyroid problems, high TSH with difficulty transforming T4 to usable T3. History of chronic allergy triggered pneumonia, Rheumatoid Arthritis strongly suspected, but not positive by blood tests. Hair analysis shows high levels of lead, arsenic, and aluminum (suspect insecticidal contamination of fruits and vegetables) low zinc, low Mg, low calcium, low Vit D. Type II diabetes, controlled solely by diet and herbal supplements. Recent weight loss of 40lb (over 2 year period following hip replacement). Taking no pharmaceuticals, but supplemental B complex vitamins with B12 sublingual methlycobalimine and folate,¿.
Self prepared capsules of Boswelia (1000 mg 4 x day) and powdered Neem leaf (1250 mg 3x day) for blood sugar control and daily ingestion of Curcumin with raw cocoa, cinnamon and coconut oil as a "fudge" prepared with Xylitol - 1" square eaten 3 x a day.