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FAQ: Do Blocking tests work?

If you are not progressing as you should on the Guaifenesin protocol to treat your fibromyalgia, you might want to try a blocking test! What this does is to test if you are blocking on Salicylates somewhere so you can … Continue reading

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FAQ: What are Normal Food Amounts

‘Normal food amounts’ on the guaifenesin protocol is referring to non-concentrated amounts. So, coconut oil on your salad in the amount of a Tbsp is a normal amount of oil in a salad dressing, that is a normal food amount. … Continue reading

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FAQ: Washing hands salicylate free when not home

What do I do when I am not home and don’t know if the soap in the bathroom I am using is salicylate free? It is possible to not block on this soap. Especially if you are super careful about … Continue reading

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Guaifenesin protocol Quick Tip: Emu Oil

If you are on the Guaifenesin Protocol to treat your Fibromyalgia, you will want to get yourself some emu oil! I LOVE this stuff, it pretty much replaces all my uses for coconut oil πŸ™‚ I am always looking for … Continue reading

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Easiest way to check for Salicylates in topical products!

In an effort to make finding your salicylate-free products as easy as possible for you, I have share tons of posts on how to find your own sal-free products. THIS is the best thing since sliced bread! You’ve got to … Continue reading

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FAQ: Constipation: Can I take Magnesium and/ or fiber at the same time I take my Guaifenesin?

Magnesium will help with constipation and will not block your guaifenesin, it’s not a plant and has no salicylates to worry about πŸ™‚ BUT! If you take a ton of it to help with constipation and end up with the … Continue reading

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AHA and BHA and Salicylates

We want to stay AWAY from Salicylates on the protocol. Wiki says this: In cosmetics, the term beta hydroxy acid refers specifically to salicylic acid, which is used in some “anti-aging” creams and acne treatments. So BHA is for Beta … Continue reading

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FAQ: What does it feel like to block the Guaifenesin from working to reverse your fibromyalgia?

oooh, if it was easy to tell when we’re blocking, then we’d never need to have a journal or mapping! I blocked for a whole year. Or partially blocked, because my map was totally the same after 12 months. So, … Continue reading

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Salicylate safe Mosquito Repellant

A friend shared the following recipe with me for mosquito repellant, I haven’t tried it yet, but will soon as it’s warm enough for mosquitos! πŸ˜€ Let me know what you think if you try it! Mosquito Repellent One tsp. … Continue reading

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PEG 40 and plant oils, are they salicylate safe?

This is a Questionable Ingredient! We have heard conflicting reports of what Dr St Amand himself says on this ingredient. And we believe it’s not worth the risk. Example: PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor oil. If it’s PEG + a number … Continue reading

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