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I have friends that take beta glucan for their autoimmune , one has told me "helps alot" any truth to this you think?

I have friends that take beta glucan for their autoimmune , one has told me "helps alot" any truth to this you think?

Maybe: Medical research shows limited promise in use of these substances for various medical purposes. As always, we should exercise caution when ingesting anything that hasn't been thoroughly proven. Instead, use the reliable strategy of daily whole grain intake, such as oats and barley. ...Read more

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What are beta-glucan supplements for?

What are beta-glucan supplements for?

Many Uses: Beta glucans are cell wall sugars advocated for use to treat high cholesterol, diabetes, cancer, hiv/aids, and to boost the immune system. Of these, data suggests use can reduce total and LDL cholesterol after several weeks of treatment. Some data supports use for increasing survival in people with cancer (when given along with conventional treatment for at least a year) and preventing infections. ...Read more

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How would u diagnose a persistant cough after having an invasive fungal infection of the lung. Peak flow fine. Beta d glucan level > 120. Scans fine.?

How would u diagnose a persistant cough after having an invasive fungal infection of the lung. Peak flow fine. Beta d glucan level > 120. Scans fine.?

Pulmonologist: This is not a question that can be adequately answered on the internet. Your problem should be reviewed in depth by your internist perhaps in consultation with a pulmonologist. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of high beta levels?

Beta what?: There are many different "beta" compounds. There's even a tropic fish named beta. Which one do you mean? ...Read more