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u/dinkboi · 2 pointsr/PEDsR

Do you believe that the anabolic androgenic ratio rating (done in mice I know) could be a surrogate for non-AR mediated anabolism to AR mediated anabolism? You say that Test has equal effects through both mechanisms, which would be supported by this idea because it is 100:100.

Regarding androgen affinity of masteron you can see this full paper here.

You are correct that masteron has affinity for the androgen receptor, but interestingly it's androgenic rating is only 25-40, less than half that of testosterone. This could be suggestive that the majority of the effects are non-AR dependent. The hormone was originally intended for breast cancer patients, and I believe that it may mediate anabolic activity by acting as an antagonist at the estrogen receptor. By blocking receptor binding of estrogen, it may allow you to reap some of the anabolic effects (increased IGF-1, sodium retention) of estrogen without experiencing the femininization (sp?) properties.

Let me try to summarize the thoughts going around here, and see if I can suggest an option to address this.

  1. High SHBG may be good for uncoupling anabolic effects from androgenic ones in AAS
  2. AAS generally lower SHBG but have an overall anabolic effect
  3. Estrogen production/aromatase activity results in SHBG production^1
  4. Having androgen dominance in some tissues is good (tits, dick, brain [to a degree]) and bad in others (primarily hair).
  5. Estrogenic dominance may be good for anabolism (probably good for mitigating hairloss) and one way may be through elevated SHBG
  6. Estrogen mediated anabolism is likely most effective in insulin sensitive (low bodyfat) individuals
  7. Insulin, GH, IGF-1, androgens, and prolactin negatively regulate SHBG production
  8. So we see that the favorable anabolic products of estrogen reduce SHBG production. How then do we keep SHBG up, insulin sensitivity up, and favorable androgenic dominance in tissues where it matters.

    I am not sure I have the perfect answer, but here is how I plan to do it in my next cycle:

  9. Keep DHT levels slightly above normal levels systemically via Testosterone E (600mg/wk) + finastride (1mg inhibits 64% of DHT at scalp) I expect this to give me about as much DHT as my cruise dose (Yes I know its high) of 210mg/wk at which I don't notice any major hairloss on. The reason I plan to use a high dose of testosterone is because I believe that in combination with finastride it uncouples the androgenic (DHT) from it's anabolic effects to a degree. Maybe if the mouse studies were done on mice receiving AI + Finastride + Testosterone the anabolic:androgenic ratio might be more like 100:35, giving it a relatively more favorable anabolic to androgenic ratio than boldenone. Also if you look at the binding profile of testosterone from the paper I linked, I believe that it may have antagonistic effects at the progestagenic receptor, and I believe I am sensitive to progestrone activity.
  10. Keep Estrogen slightly elevated by using aromasin at sufficient doses to keep me slightly above range
  11. Use an anti-androgen at the scalp (RU58841)
  12. Use topical DHT cream at the nipple
  13. Include masteron E (300mg/wk) for extra nipple protection
  14. Include Bold Cyp (700mg/wk) because of it's relatively uncoupled anabolic to androgenic properties/ratio. Thought about using DHB instead, but in terms of it's grams/$ relative to bold cyp I am not sure the benefits of no 5-ar or aromatase activity would be worth it since boldenone already has very weak activity with aromatase and 5-ar. Additionally DHB and bold cyp share the same ratio, and despite bold cyp's reduced potency compared to DHB I could brew it at twice the concentration, so in the end I am pushing the same amount of oil.
  15. Include metformin to attempt to maintain insulin sensitivity on a modest caloric surplus
  16. Stick to /u/bznnnj 's recommended diet of 2:1 glucose to fructose ratio, high fiber, low fat (10-20%), appropriate protein (shooting for 1g/lb despite the common knowledge that only .85 is needed as I believe that improved nutrient partitioning and protein synthesis in enhanced users may necessitate increased protein, and even if that isn't the case the thermal effect of protein may improve my metabolism to keep the gains even leaner). This should hopefully keep that liver full and pumping insulin. Fat sources will be mainly animal derived (beef and eggs) with some almonds thrown in, veggies will be spinach and brocccoli (uncooked to maximize sulrophane content), fruits will be kiwis and oranges, carbs will be sweet potato (and basmati rice if this ends up being too much fiber [I currently tolerate around 50gs]). Thoughts behind this being that we want stable insulin and glucose and as such should stick to carb sources with low glycemic index/load and /u/bznnnj has already discussed the advantages of increased fructose. Animal fats are selected for fat soluble vitamins. Veggies, Fruits, and Starches are selected for good micronutrient ratios (high potassium low sodium) getting enough calcium iron and unsaturated fats etc.
  17. I am staying away from anything that has affinity for the progesterone receptor as I am not sure how it plays into all the previously mentioned mechanisms, and I have had poor reactions to them in the past.

    I thought I would include supplement choices since I am writing a book here anyways:

  18. nightime - melatonin , magnesium glycinate (2x docotors best), P5P (I have the MTHFR mutation so I take mainly active forms of B vitamins and usually above the RDA), Zinc, CoQ10, Garlic
  19. Morning - 10K IU Vit D (I have a vitamin D receptor mutation so I again go above the RDA), Vit K, B-complex, 2 xFish Oil, uridine
  20. In order to stabilize dopamine, because I believe I am susceptible to post-cycle depression due to increased dopamine sensitivity on cycle I: Don't partake in psychoactive substances on cycle (including coffee), and utilize the Mr. Happy Stack (crossovers from /r/nootropics will know this is Uridine + Fish oil + and Choline (get choline from my eggs)) and off cycle I use a mixture of microdosed and periodic full doses of LSD to improve my dopamine sensitivity (and to deepen spiritual connection), modafinil, and caffeine and L-theanine to help me with the androgenic comedown.

    I am on the fence about including HCG, because I was running it on a cruise for a while, but it was aggravating my pubertal gyno and when I went to get my bloodwork I found that I had above range prolactin and in range estrogen and test. I was only on AI + Test + 500IU HCG/wk administered E3D. I may include it just to improve lipid metabolism, and increase estrogenic tone, because boldenone seems to act similarly to masteron insofar as it has not well understood anti-androgen effects.

    Sorry for the manifesto.
u/NotQuiteHapa · 1 pointr/MTHFR

Doctor's Best multivitamin

It has the best form of everything (no synthetics) at a reasonable price, but you might need to limit methyl b12's depending on your VDR taq status. Check this out for more:

Taking one of these multis a day (says to take 3) hasn't given me any overmethylating symptoms so far. Each capsule has way more of everything compared to your average multi, so 1 should be good to shore up an otherwise healthy diet avoiding folic acid wherever you can.

Here's another idea I've been toying with and might try myself, in case you can't tolerate any methyl b12: make your own "multi" stack with minerals and a b complex, adding L-methylfolate (only need half of these) and hydroxy/adenenosyl b12 seperately if you want those. This leaves A/C/D/E/K which I believe can be pretty much covered in a healthy diet and supplemented cheaply (D+C). If you have GSTP1 mutation, you should be avoiding supplemental E.

That B complex has the best forms of the other B's and leaves out Folic Acid and B12 for us. There's another, cheaper brand on amazon without Folic Acid but it has cyano b12. I'm not sure why cyano b12 is so bad to be honest - everything I read on the net about it is kind of vague/woo-woo, but I'm erring on the side of caution anyway (at a cost to the wallet!). Perhaps you can enlighten me?

Hope this was helpful, good luck.

edit: found this on

>Cyano B12 contains a cyanide molecule. So when you take cyano B12 your body must first turn
it into hydroxy B12 in order to use it, and then must find a way to get rid of the toxic cyanide
molecule. We all know cyanide is a poison even if the rest of the B12 molecule is good for you.
The body actually uses hydroxy B12 in order to detoxify cyanide. So, not only is cyano B12 not
the form your body ultimately needs, but taking higher doses of cyano B12 may actually deplete
your hydroxy B12. So why would anyone use cyano B12 if it can be toxic? Well, in low doses it
may be helpful for the eyes, but for the most part cyano B12 is used because it is much less
expensive, and a form of B12 that is easier to keep stable.

Alright so honestly it sounds like as long as you get hydroxy, a little bit of cyano isn't a big deal (cyanide fears are majorly overblown reportedly). With that said I'm going to probably go with this B complex that's a much better value & low in cyano b12.

u/virtuawesomo · 1 pointr/Frugal

(Edit: 140mg caffeine, correction courtesy of DonOblivious)

This is a good answer, but an incomplete one. Looking at the side of a can it looks like you have a few basic ingredients: Sugar (25g), Taurine (1000mg), Caffeine (2500140mg+), Ginseng (200mg), and B Vitamins.

Taurine and Caffeine are both stimulants, and do the bulk of the CNS loading in the mix.

B Vitamins aid in the metabolism of energy from various energy sources, and alone is a very effective supplement for energy levels.

Ginseng seems to have about a thousand unproven uses, but is generally accepted to lower blood sugar, and improve insulin response, this is likely responsible for the 'whoa this is great' energy drink high, instead of the 'too much Halloween candy' sugar sickness.

And Sugar is just a pick your poison kind of exercise.

Adding costs all up to the above linked products:
Taurine: $23/kg Serving: 1000mg = $.023 / serving (1000 servings per pouch)
Caffeine: $2.99/(100200mg) Serving: 140mg = $0.02 / serving (143 servings per bottle) (edited)
B Vitamins: $8.98/100 Serving: 1 tablet = $.09 / serving (100 servings per bottle)
Ginseng: $18.65/(250
500mg) Serving: 200mg = $.03 / serving (625 servings per bottle)

Grand total is about 5116 cents per every can of monster replaced, assuming you're alright providing your own juice crystals, I have as well not hunted at all for price reductions or bulk pricing on the above supplements.

If you want to avoid the stimulants and still get an invigorating effect, I would just recommend the B vitamins on their own, combined with some free office coffee, they work quite well.

u/Heady_Goodness · 1 pointr/referralcodes

FYI This code is good indefinitely, not just Jun 2019.

It's been a few months, and we've made a few more orders and have been very happy with the quality. In case it's useful here's the stuff we tend to get from Canadianprotein to save money / improve the quality of what we are taking (we are 2 CrossFitters).

  1. Grass fed NZ Whey protein, unflavored (we like buying the flavor packs separately so we can mix it up a bit)


  2. Flavorings for the whey protein (Cappuccino + Canadian maple is my favorite, Cinnabun is the wife's favorite. Lots of them are good, try a bunch).

  3. Pre-workout ingredients.

    Our recipe (per dose):

    Citrulline Malate 6g

    beta-alanine 3.2g

    Betaine anhydrous 2.5g

    Mix powder in water with a squirt of Mio raspberry+cranberry

    +1 200 mg Caffeine tablet

    +1 B100 complex tablet (Jamieson's)


    If you buy cellucor BCAAs, it turns out the empty container and scoop are perfect for this mixture if you make up multiple doses of the powder ahead of time. This is because each level scoop will contain exactly the right quantity of the mixture.





  4. I've been taking the super men multivitamins as well (capsules, not the powder).


  5. Creatine monohydrate

    They have the Creapure stuff. This has absolutely zero taste. Obviously a staple.


    Hope that helps if someone else wants to replicate what we do. Go ahead and use that referral code 2713223905 when you sign up and order and you'll save some cash too.
u/twinr0va · 1 pointr/depression

Thank you so much. People like you give me hope, seriously. It sounds cliche, but knowing an anon Internet person feels the same way truly helps!

Therapy is on my radar in the coming weeks, and I'm really looking forward to it. I need a good long emotional purge with an outside source. Also trying to be better about exercising daily; it really does help!

Is this the B supplement you mention? Looks like SAM-e isn't recommended for people with bipolar, but the Max Stress B works well!

Thanks again, and I hope you are feeling well. Feel free to PM any time. The support system on this sub does a world of difference IMO.

u/starstough · 2 pointsr/Hypothyroidism

This is what I take every day:

  • Zinc

  • Iron

  • B-complex

  • Hyperbiotics Probiotics

  • Magnesium citrate

  • Selenium (This is to lower my antibodies, which were nearly 600 at one point, and are down to under 150 now after several months on Selenium. I will stop taking selenium when the bottle runs out which I think will have been 6 months.)

  • Omega fatty acids

  • D3 5000iu

    As far as I know, based on the research that I did on these, this brand and these formulations are easiest to absorb.

    I also take 2.25 grain Nature Throid, at night, 4 hours after my dinner.

    In the past two weeks I've actually felt better than I have in years. I notice right away if I forget to take my vitamins or if I run out of one of them and miss just one of all those, it definitely is noticeable as well. I added magnesium in the past week and it has been incredibly encouraging how much more energy I've had on magnesium. But whatever you do, DO NOT get magnesium powder. It is absolutely disgusting. I'm usually able to choke down things if I know they're good for me, but magnesium powder is supposed to be mixed in liquid. Well... it clumps... and turns juice brownish green... and it tastes like poison... So ... get the caps lol

    I hope you get results soon.

    One thing I was thinking about with Hashi's is that absence of antibodies doesn't always mean no Hashi's. I mean, if my antibodies went all the way away due to treatment, that doesn't take away the diagnosis, and doesn't mean that I am "cured". It would just mean my Hashi's wasn't active.

    This doesn't mean that if your ultrasound comes back normal and your full thyroid panel comes back fine that you should act as though you do have Hashi's, just that, it can't be ruled out just because at the moment your antibodies were low. But I really think that the Celiac thing is worth thinking about. Despite medicating hypothyroidism, the vast majority of my pretty recent recovery came after removing gluten and soy from my diet.

    Good luck!
u/LimbicLogic · 5 pointsr/JordanPeterson

Lack of pleasure (anhedonia) and lack of motivation (which works through the expectation of pleasure) indicate low dopamine, but the question is why your dopamine is low. Maybe you have low testosterone and/or estrogen because of undiagnosed hypogonadism, which itself might be caused by another stressor. Maybe you have undiagnosed hypothyroidism which jacks up norepinephrine levels and in the process sucks up dopamine from which it comes.

Either way, the main cofactor for the enzyme that synthesizes dopamine is vitamin B6. The active form of this is called P5P, and can be bought cheaply online. I generally recommend people to try a whole set of methylated (i.e., activated) B vitamins, like this.

Dopamine is synthesized from l-dopa, which in turn is made from the amino acid tyrosine, which you can also get through supplement form (l-tyrosine). I'd also recommend getting a basic thyroid hormone panel pulled (TSH, free T3, free T4) as well as (for males) total and free testosterone and estradiol. There are definitely other causes, but these are good places to start.

u/FraterTaciturnus · 2 pointsr/Nootropics

That thorne stuff is very good. You can also have a look at these: (also on amazon)

Depends on your price range.


Citrate is perfectly fine. Just don't take two pills at once. Use the bottle up and next time buy a malate or glycine (depending on your goals, the latter, glycine, is best for relaxation, in which case you should take it before sleep.)


Okay, so i could go on and debunk nofap and the science behind it, but that would waste both our time - because you're not doing nofap on the premise that it is scientific, you're doing it based on your own experience. And that is perfectly fine and valid (in this regard, I also recommend you not to mention yourbrainonporn when trying to convince anyone that has a high literacy in scientific studies. thats a really shitty site btw).

Brahmacharya is nofap in a way, yes, but there are some subtle differences. I do it because i do observe some energy being present when I do not do the deed. But this is entirely related to the deeper stages of meditation, and has nothing to do with any of the bullshit stuff you read on nofap about gaining social powers (I mean seriously how far on the autistic spectrum are these people?). Personally, masturbation does not make any difference for me in that regard.

Hope i am of help :)

u/skittles_rainbows · 2 pointsr/Teachers

Self-care is crucial. It is the number 1 thing you need to practice. Be med compliant. This is super important. Eat a good breakfast that has some sort of protein (bean burrito, breakfast corn dog, breakfast sandwich). Stay hydrated throughout the day. I don't care if its water, ice tea, or Coke. Eat a decent lunch. I don't care if its a uncrustable, granola bar, and a bag of carrots. Have a snack in the afternoon if you're hungry. Nuts, snack mix, etc. Eat a healthy dinner. Include something green every once in a while.

I would go with a Super B Complex. Costco also makes a version. (Go with Nature Made or Costco because they have strict controls.) I take it when I'm starting to really feel run down. There have been a lot of studies that B12 helps with depression and the Super B just gives me more energy.

Come up with rituals to make it through the day. My morning ritual is coffee and cigarettes on the patio. I need it or teacher is grumpy and nobody is happy that day. At the end of the day I change out of all of my clothes and just sit outside and relax. This is what I need to do to unwind.

If you're on meds, talk to your psychiatrist and make sure they're working like they're supposed. If you're not, you really should be. Make sure you are seeing your psychiatrist regularly. If not monthly, then every other month to review your meds and make changes as needed. See your therapist regularly. You should be seeing your therapist weekly. If you can't make that work, there is online therapy. (Yeah, I know it sounds weird and I was super suspicious until I tried it.) Both of these are crucial.

Be kind to yourself. Know that you can't do everything and that's okay. Sometimes we do our best and we don't quite get there. That's okay too. We tried. I also totally suggest reading Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson.

Its been a hard road for me too. There have been some people who say that I shouldn't be in teaching because of my severe chronic mental illness. But who are they to say what I can do and what I can't do? As long as I can take care of business in class, it shouldn't matter. I fight and sometimes I win and sometimes I lose. I work hard on keeping track of my mental state. I haven't done that in the past and had to take days off of work because I've been hospitalized, again. I've had panic attacks in class. But it doesn't happen anymore because I am more self-aware. Just keep track of yourself.

u/youreillusive · 2 pointsr/Random_Acts_Of_Amazon

It depends on what the problem is, to be honest.

First you should see if you can find what I call a "sounding board." It's just someone who will let you scream and yell and rant or cry and be miserable but not offer advice/consolation unless you specifically ask for it. This is really cathartic, I don't know why.

Second, take a really hot shower and cry or scream. I'm not kidding, this is the most amazing release ever. From a brain chemistry/physiology perspective, what's happening is that all of your muscles are relaxing for the shower, then the screaming or crying (whatever you need to do) released endorphins, but EXTRA endorphins because all of your body is relaxed from the shower, and that gives you a really nice calm, sometimes happy afterglow type feeling. This is especially effective because when you have this calm/clear headed afterglow, you can find answers to your problems or finally release whatever is bothering you OR you can be in the right mindset to take steps towards solving your problems, both physical and mental steps forward :) It's a really incredible release. An alternative to shower is really hot bath, with the lights off. Just close your eyes, relax, and cry or scream or just lay there silently and let everything go...very nice.

I have lots of other things that help me out, if you're interested. Something that I've found works surprisingly well is just taking a complete "B" really fights off the "I don't want to get out of bed, I hate my life, I'm not going anywhere, I can't do anything, I just want to make up alternative realities in my head and stay in bed all day" mindset. [This] ( is the one that I use and it's pretty affective :) It DID make me really sleepy and lethargic for the first three or four days that I took it, but once my body got used to it, I was fine :)

u/Captcha_Imagination · 1 pointr/yoga

Often the "set up" to nerve issues happen before yoga class and then the poses might trigger the numbness or pain. So watch what your activities are throughout the day. For most people it involves sitting all day long at a desk in front of a computer. If that's the case make you sure you get up and walk around regularly. A few times a day you will want to do light stretching, even if it means going to the washroom to do it.

Another very common source of numbness and nerve pain is a B vitamin deficiency. So start taking a high quality supplement of B vitamins. This is the best I have found

Sorry to hear about your Raynaud. My buddy has that, very uncomfortable. Your issues may be related but either way both the tips above can only help.

The last advice is to ask your teacher for adjustments for poses that trigger the numbness. I personally feel like people with special needs should take a package (5-10 classes) of privates to adjust their practice. It's one thing for a teacher to give you modifications for a few poses but s/he has an entire class of students to deal with. If you require an investment in time, that's what privates are for. Respect people's time. I see people going up to teachers after a class and talking to them for 30 minutes like somehow that's ok. It's not. Even though they look happy to do it, they have things to do just like anyone else.

u/loveandmayhem · 2 pointsr/Clairvoyantreadings

Hi there, I sense your hair is thinning due to a vitamin deficiency. I sense you should take a good quality vitamin B supplement, like this one:

I also sense your body needs more calcium and vitamin D. As for the job you applied for, I sense that Ali has had a lot of applicants and is narrowing down the list as quickly as he can. It doesn't look like you've been disqualified, but he also hasn't completed the task of narrowing down the applicant list. I sense that you'll most likely hear back from him in 1.5 weeks or less.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any questions :) Also, please share my link: thanks :-)

u/darkpenguin22 · 1 pointr/Nootropics

2-3 99mg potassium pills at once, taken with food and/or a full glass of water. You'll notice a burning sensation if you don't drink enough with it. With a meal and plenty of water, I've taken 6 or more at once with zero side effects, so 2-3 is definitely safe.

I'd strongly suggest eventually tapering up to one 22mg zinc per day - zinc is a very widely used cofactor. More info -

Almost any vitamin c should be fine. Pretty cheap, consistent supplement. For a B complex, anything is better than nothing, so if you've got one already, I'd recommend taking that (or half doses if you respond poorly, which isn't uncommon) until you get a new one. If you can find Jarrow B-Right, that's a good one, otherwise look for one with a similar formula. (including rough ratios of each component - some companies put absurd amounts of one B vitamin, and a comparatively tiny amount of another, which can exacerbate an already sensitive balance as you discovered)

u/danobro · 1 pointr/StackAdvice

Our current stack looks like this and is still a work in progress. Please comment as to what might be better options, thanks!.

Updated 8/30:

Protein Smoothie - Garden of Life, 1x/day in am

Green Drink - Garden of Life, 1x/day in am w/ prot smoothie

Multi - Centrum Silver then changing to Pure Encapsulations, 1xday in am w/ breakfast

Lecithin (phos choline) - Moms Organic Market sunflower<br /> no link<br /> <br /> Fish Oil - Nordic Naturals, 2x/day in am/pm<br />;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1503340380&amp;amp;sr=1-30&amp;amp;keywords=nordic+naturals+fish+oil<br /> <br /> B12 - Jarrow Forumla Methyl, 1x/day in am<br />;amp;th=1<br /> <br /> Ginko - Moms Organic Market, 2x/day in am/pm
no link

L-theanine/Gaba - Allergy Research Group, 2x/day in am/pm;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1503340983&amp;amp;sr=1-5&amp;amp;keywords=allergy+research+group

Melatonin - Moms Organic Market, 1x/day in pm<br /> no link<br /> <br /> Digestive Support - Trifal Ayush Herbs, 1x/day in pm<br />;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1503341173&amp;amp;sr=1-11&amp;amp;keywords=ayush+herbs<br /> <br /> Magnesium - Mega Mag Moms Market, 1x/day in pm
no link

Aloe Vera - Solaray, 1x/day in pm - plan to discontinue when done;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1503341317&amp;amp;sr=1-1-spons&amp;amp;keywords=solaray+aloe+vera&amp;amp;psc=1

Vitamin C - Viva Naturals, 2x day in am/pm;amp;psc=1

DHEA - Zhou, 1x day in am;amp;psc=1

Phos Serine - Doctors Best, 2x day in am/pm<br />;amp;th=1<br /> <br /> Alcarn - Natures Trove, 2x day in am/pm;amp;psc=1

CoQ10- Garden of Life Raw, 1x day in am;amp;psc=1

B Complex - Garden of Life Raw, 2xday in am/pm;amp;psc=1

Current on order:

Turmeric/Curcumin - Key Nutrition;amp;th=1

PQQ - Health Through Nutrition;amp;th=1

Resveratrol - BRI Nutrition;amp;psc=1

Alpha GPC - VitaMonk;amp;psc=1

Alpha-Lipoic Acid - Doctor`s Best;amp;th=1

Bacopa Monnieri - Pure Mountain Botanicals;amp;psc=1

Ashwagandha - Nutra Herbs;amp;th=1

Bacopa will be replacing Ginko and Alpha GPC will replace the lecithin. Any other suggestions are welcome, the stack in its current form is a bit unmanageable however it helps to empty the capsules into the protein smoothie in the morning and into a blueberry keifr milk smoothie in the afternoon or early evening.

u/toodleoo57 · 2 pointsr/MTHFR

I'm not reading your post as rambling at all, actually, as it's quite specific to my interests! I also have been diagnosed with inattentive type ADHD which I've really struggled with, and symptoms I'd describe as similar to yours. Lack of motivation with a big side helping of anxiety, in my case. I wasn't able to tolerate any of the medications suggested by my P-doc, even Strattera which they give little kids. Reactions ranged from insomnia to personality changes to severe depression to, in one case a 103 degree fever! Go figure. I've had some luck with hemp oil, but sure wish I'd known I have essentially the worst case scenario for COMT mutations before I got onto the merry go round.

I don't want to get your hopes up, but I've been taking methylfolate for a couple of weeks now, a smallish dose still to be sure I could tolerate it (this is what I'm taking.) Yesterday I started supplementing with this SAM-e and.... the wire chewing feeling and dizziness (probably from hunger) went away and I feel really good! I'm noticing improvements in energy level and alertness, mostly. I'm afraid to get my own hopes up because I've had so many problems with medications generally but if this works without intolerable side effects it's going to be a life changer.

Drop me a PM or @ me here any time if you want to compare notes. I'm cutting the pills in half b/c I'm so sensitive to meds generally but hope to increase the dose before long. I'm taking 100 mg of SAM-e for now.

Update: Had to discontinue sam-E because I developed severe insomnia, and I suspect it made my PMDD worse. Also, vestibular migraines kicked up which may be a result of whatever was going on with my hormones. Will update in another month with whether I'm still having PMDD/migraine issues for any women who may try this stuff.

u/AlexTakeTwo · 1 pointr/Fibromyalgia

B and D vitamins are ones that I've read can most affect brain fog. I've been taking Vitamin D for a couple years, enough so that my levels went from 10 (out of a minimum 100) to normal and was able to cut my dose back from 5,000 units to a 2,500 unit pill.

I've never tested officially low for B vitamins, but my first (good) doctor suspected a MTHFR gene mutation, which affects B vitamin absorption. I've been on a special folate for that for years, and added in B1 and B2 about 6 months ago which helped some. However, just this week I stumbled across a different B Multivitamin which is specially formulated for the MTHFR mutation, and includes folate along with the B vitamins. I've only been taking it for 3 days, but it seems to be helping as I've had noticeably more energy and have been sleeping better the past couple of days despite some seriously increased stress levels.

As another poster noted, magnesium is also helpful, in fact in addition to helping with muscle aches and sleep it can assist with Vitamin D absorption. I take magnesium citrate which is the most common form.

u/LurkerGhost · 4 pointsr/migraine

He did not recommend a specific brand, but told me to just focus on organic and natural rather than highly processed versions.

However, here is the link of what I use and this is the best in my opinion.;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1522466361&amp;amp;sr=1-5&amp;amp;keywords=garden+of+life+5000+iu;amp;pd_rd_i=B0098U0SQO&amp;amp;pd_rd_r=Q47WNTWBYPH3F2PGYCKB&amp;amp;pd_rd_w=HxeQ2&amp;amp;pd_rd_wg=FLfIQ&amp;amp;psc=1&amp;amp;refRID=Q47WNTWBYPH3F2PGYCKB

note: as some users said B vitamins are encouraged as well, so purchasing a B complex as my doctor said would cover them all.

u/UnIQuEuSeRnAmE1101 · 1 pointr/fasting

That's great! If it's working for you that's really good, and to be honest, buproprion is a lot scarier then a quarter dose of lithium. Just do some research on how lithium affects sodium, potassium, magnesium and the kidneys. You might need to be more diligent than average with making sure electrolytes stay balanced. Although at that dose, I'm talking more out of caution than worry. Genuinely though, congrats. Bupropion largely works on the cetecholamines dopamine and norepinephrine. I have noticed that people with a catecholamine issue often respond well to the coenzyme form of B vitamins, since they're needed almost through every step of neurotransmitter sysnthesis. They get depleted during stress, and are hard to replete one at a time from diet. Here is what I take. Any good product will have the same ingredients if you read the label.

u/Sp00kyW0mb · 1 pointr/TryingForABaby

Ha. Ha. Ha. We take almost the exact same supplements. I’m horribly Vitamin D deficient so I take that, prenatal, CoQ10, probiotics, vitamin C, B-complex, Fish oil, and calcium. My B-complex is this one. I’m not sure which one is bad? Mr. Spooky takes one (same brand) that’s just B-12 and folate for energy and it seems to be helping. I’ve mostly phased out the Vitamin C now that it isn’t cold season. Have you had your levels for all of the B vitamins checked recently?

If you haven’t already I’d make sure to add a few more vegetables and nutrient dense foods to your diet. Every little improvement can help!

u/dravn · 1 pointr/StackAdvice

The question "what has had the most significant effect for you?" has been posed in /r/nootropics and /r/stackadvice before. The #1 answer is always exercise. Exercise will have a much more significant effect than any nootropic, and the recommendation is always to ensure that sleep, diet, and exercise are all taken care of before experimenting with nootropics.

That being said, some supplements can definitely help to address anxiety/depression. Let me also say that every body is different; and between two people who are trying to ameliorate the same condition, the same supplement could help one and worsen the other.

The essentials for anyone are: Omega-3s, magnesium glycinate, and a B-complex. Also consider ALCAR and a choline source (such as alpha-GPC).

Supplements that people report being beneficial for anxiety/depression (and therefore focus, energy, mental capacity): ashwagandha, rosea rhiodola, L-theanine bacopa, SEMAX, memantine.

There are plenty (1, 2, 3) of reports on what has worked for certain people to tackle their anxiety/depression. (Click through all of those).

My recommendation for you would be to get this magnesium, some good fish oil, and this B-complex. Then give SEMAX a shot. Then maybe look into bacopa, aswagandha, etc.

Regarding noopept: "Noopept reduces anxiety and depression for me. When I went through a bad time it would immediately take the emotion out of me." Perhaps try it too.

u/kirbias · 9 pointsr/bipolar

OK so my brain fog/memory issues mostly involved stuff like walking into a room and immediately forgetting why I walked in there, missing entire chunks of sentences when writing essays, forgetting a thought halfway through a sentence, a reduced vocabulary, and just general trouble retaining information. I read a study that suggested adding a folic acid supplement to lamotrigine monotherapy improved mood and memory outcomes, so I gave it a shot. I'm not totally back to normal, but I'm much, much better on the supplements than off the supplements. It took about 3 days for the FA to build up in my system and for me to notice the effects, and if I'm off the FA for ~3 days, I go right back to Brain Fog City. I use a complete B-complex supplement because it helps with other stuff but a solo FA supplement may work just as well. This is the supplement I use.

u/andrew_kirfman · 2 pointsr/Supplements

I personally experience best results when I take a food based B vitamin such as the ones that Garden of Life makes. The synthetic B complexes turn my pee dark yellow/green. (Link to the garden of life that I try and take as much as I can get it:;amp;ie=UTF8&amp;amp;qid=1482954081&amp;amp;sr=1-1-spons&amp;amp;keywords=b+complex&amp;amp;psc=1)

As for the two that you linked, the first one has almost nothing in it. The RDAs for most vitamins are laughable, the fact that their doses barely exceed that means that it will probably do nothing for you.

Bronson Labs is an ok brand. I've taken their vitamin C from time to time. Now Foods, Viva Labs, Solgar, nature's way (note, not to be confused with the horrible brand, nature made) and Jarrow Foods are all decent brands as well. Anything from them that actually contains decent doses of B vitamins should be good. I would look into a B-100 complex too as those tend to contain more decent doses.

u/[deleted] · 1 pointr/Supplements

I think a Super B Complex would be better than just B-12.

I have some ALC on the way that may be good for you as well.

Here are a few supplements worth looking into.

Don't forget, weight loss is all about diet AND exercise!

u/Acnehommie · 1 pointr/SkincareAddiction (Total list of things you can do)

You need to regulate your hormones. By the way, people here will always just blame it on the hormones. But remember, your hormones will get out of whack for a reason, there are precursors that caused something to happen.

This isn't caused solely by puberty. It's a mixture of characteristics. Here's what you can do for a cheap remedy that you can get in Europe.

-Eliminate refined sugars from your diet. Refined sugars bring no benefit and only bring harm to your body.

-Adequate vitamin D. You can get vitamin D for free just by getting out in the sun and getting exposed.

-Exercise everyday. If you have access to a Sauna, go there after you exercise. Make sure you wash your face after you exercise.

-Sleep 8 hours a day. Change your pillowcases every other day.

Supplements that are game changers:
OptiZinc - Take 100mg of Zinc a day.

Boron - Take 6 mg of Boron a day.

B-complex - Once a day

Vitamin D with K2 - Take 2000 IU of Vitamin D a day w/ K2. Also take fish oil and a multivitamin, if you can afford one.

Those right there will change your acne. Limit dairy consumption as well. That should cure your acne or make it very controllable. If you can, go to a dermatologist and try to get a retinoid cream.

u/reduser80 · 1 pointr/longevity

Yup - I have pre-diabetic levels and am debating if I should go on metformin early or not. PCP/endos don't recommend it. Chris Masterjohn even said that he thinks it's too major of a pathway to interrupt for that long of a time. Others like Peter Attia, however, are all about it.

I'm a bit torn, but given my known condition and genetics, it might be a good gamble for me.

BTW, masterjohn recommended these B vitamins as the only ones he likes:

u/onlyonelifetolive3 · 4 pointsr/Supplements

Thorne Research

Thorne Research - Basic B Complex - B Vitamins in Their Active Forms - 60 Capsules


Thorne Research - B-Complex #12 - Vitamin B Complex With Active B12 and Folate - 60 Capsules


Thorne Research - Methyl-Guard Plus - Methylation Support Supplement with 5-MTHF (Folate) and Vitamins B2, B6, and B12 - 90 Capsules

u/JacobLost · 5 pointsr/TheRedPill

Just want to point out, that the ZMA supplement is very overpriced. If i understand correctly, it's 3 tablets each day, so it lasts 60 days for ~$23.

Here after a bit of searching on amazon i found:

Magnesium - $7 - 180 days

Zinc - $10 - 250 days

The B-6 should be also in the multivitamin, but if not, then:

B-Complex - $10 - 150 days - and it's even more B-vitamins and I would recommend taking B-Complex supplement.

So there you have it, for $27 you have supplements for at least 150 days VS 60 days on $23. Mind you I am not even from USA, so i guess you can find even better deals.

u/Teleswagz · 2 pointsr/Supplements


Doctor's Best

Both active forms of Vitamin B 9 and 12

u/relevantme · 2 pointsr/Nootropics

I have just found Doctor's Best products to be of good quality, so I went with what I know more or less. It certainly does give a nice little energy boost. It's subtle, but it's there.

u/Astald_Ohtar · 1 pointr/ibs

I'm not sure if it is only a B12 difficeincy, I was taking this . More like a generalized deficiencies of all sort. Which is quite normal knowing the poor state of our digestive tube. It is malabsorption, not a deficiency in the food we eat. Well B12 is kinda special actually it is made by bacteria, we actually produce it in enough quantities in our colon but we need to get to our stomach so we can absorb, the joy of the modern hygienic life :p

For B12 I believe it is absorption start in the stomach. So first question do you have ulcers? low stomach acid ? GERD is a good indicator of having low stomach acid, in that case protein bounded B12 won't help you that much, maybe tablets you can put under your tongue?

u/anevenbiggerstick · 1 pointr/veganfitness

I've been using this for over a year now and it has a mild calming effect due to the inositol in it.

Solgar – B-Complex “100” Vegetable Capsules, 100 Count – Promotes Energy Metabolism

u/sockrocker · 8 pointsr/Nootropics

If that wasn't just a panic attack, it's probably because you took A LOT of methylB12 (5mg) and methyl folate (800 mcg).

I like the B-Right B-Complex from Jarrow. According to the nutrition label it has:

  • 100mcg of methylB12, which is already 1,670% of DV
  • 400mcg folate, which is 100% of DV

    Now, Daily Value isn't necessarily the threshold, but you took 50 times the amount of methylB12 as is in that supplement, which is 83,500% of your Daily Value.
u/thefragile7393 · 3 pointsr/Nootropics

Look for ones listed with methylated B vitamins. This one I use...I think it’s good but there could be better ones out there.

u/1happyohana · 2 pointsr/Supplements

Just go with Jarrow B-Right Works great for me.

u/mr_bacon_pants · 3 pointsr/Fitness

Fucking lowlives. Sorry your mom got scammed. These are just general supplements that won't really do anything compared to a healthy diet. I wouldn't recommend buying them all. Maybe a multivitamin and fish oil, or a b-vitamin if she doesn't eat meat. Otherwise, they're likely a waste of money.

Here are some supplements I've taken that look like basically the same thing, though I don't see Amway's nutritional facts (with the list of ingredients) so I just have to go by the marketing nonsense on their site to guess at what all is in each.

Also, /r/supplements is great for questions like this.

  1. just looks like a multivitamin
  2. a superfood powder
  3. cal-mag + d
  4. fish oil
  5. digestive enzyme
  6. b vitamins
  7. vitamin c complex
  8. green tea
  9. green tea with coenzyme q10. not sure about a supplement for that
  10. probiotics
  11. chondroitin, glucosamine, boswellia, and hyaluronic acid complex. you can find supplements and creams with these ingredients.
u/panacizma · 1 pointr/StackAdvice

Make sure you are taking a product with bioavailable/active forms of Folate, B12, and B6. This is the product I recommend (and personally take) after much research:;amp;qid=1458951752&amp;amp;sr=8-1&amp;amp;keywords=Jarrow+B-right

u/commandx · 2 pointsr/funny

Ah yea. Not really max health, he was being facetious.

If you want to feel more alive in the mornings pop a vitamin B supplement with breakfast, it will make you more awake and feel better without the caffeine downside of energy drinks. I don't know if it will make you max health, but it allows me to do things in the first hour after waking up.

u/whenwillthewaitend · 1 pointr/TryingForABaby

You can sometimes get b vitamin supplements that are just specific B vitamins. Like I have one that's just b12 that I take.

I also found this one that appears to not have folic acid in it. Unless I overlooked it.

ETA: I think people mostly take the B supplements for B6. So you should probably take B6 individually.

u/Hellobooboocat · 5 pointsr/fasting

jarrow, thorne, source naturals are all very good. NOW is decent. I try other brands on occasion based on amazon reviews and my own research of ingredients.

your vitamin c should be food-based, not ascorbic acid. good vitamin c isn't cheap, but it's worth it. ascorbic acid is nasty stuff.

I like;amp;qid=1499146191&amp;amp;sr=8-3&amp;amp;keywords=vitamin+c+food+based


u/Grok22 · 2 pointsr/ScientificNutrition

That supplement would be fine.

It contains:

-methylated folate
-Pyridoxal phosphate(active form of b6)

You may be able to find them all separately for less money.

Or the Jarrow B complex is commonly reccomend, and contains the B vitamins in the same form. You'd have to compare dosages though.

Jarrow Formulas B-right Complex, Supports Engery, Brain and Cardiovascular Health, 100 Veggie Caps

u/HPPD2 · 2 pointsr/MTHFR

it can just don't overdo it. start with 400mcg methylfolate or less and don't go over 800mcg a day.

this is a really good b complex that isn't too excessive:;amp;psc=1

u/coreygo · 4 pointsr/depressionregimens


I use this particular combination of Jarrow supplements (some others not listed as well):

u/SocialT · 2 pointsr/Nootropics

I was taking this one when the symptoms started:

Nature Made Super B Complex Tablets, 140 Count

And since then, I have taken this one a few times and my symptoms get significantly worse. The most recent occasion was yesterday and the symptoms were the worst they've been since the first 3-4 days of them occurring:

Nature's Bounty Super B-complex with Folic Acid Plus Vitamin C, 150-Count

u/submain · 5 pointsr/CrohnsDisease

Your mileage may vary, but this is what worked for me:

  1. Get a DNA test from 23andme
  2. Download the CSV file from their website with your results and plug into
  3. See if you have the MTHFR gene mutation
  4. If you do, start taking this:;keywords=mthfr%2Bb%2Bcomplex&amp;qid=1565287604&amp;s=gateway&amp;sprefix=mthfr%2Bcomplex%2Caps%2C153&amp;sr=8-11&amp;th=1

    It took me years to figure out that my fatigue was being caused by my organism not being able to absorb Vitamin B because of the MTHFR gene. Once I figure this out, the fatigue was gone.

    On the other hand, if you don't have a defective MTHFR gene, these pills will do nothing for you, and it's likely the fatigue comes from somewhere else.

    Also if you do have MTHFR, DO NOT take folic acid supplements. Your body won't be able to break them down and it will accumulate over time.
u/WilhemBB · 2 pointsr/tinnitus

I know! I was a little sceptical but I really think it's due to the B-complex. I don't know for sure but I can't do any harm. After all the B vitamins help with the nervous system, right? I'm gonna buy it again and try to update.

This is the one, it's says take two tablets but I just take one:;qid=1536008531&amp;sr=8-3&amp;keywords=igennus+super+b+complex&amp;dpID=41j6dP0iqfL&amp;preST=_SY300_QL70_&amp;dpSrc=srch

u/theboylilikoi · 1 pointr/Supplements

I bought this supplement:

and I decided to take it once a day. SAMe is expensive, so I'm just gonna take 1 of these "b right" pills and 600 mg NAC 2x a day and see how that helps. The B right only has 100mcg of B12 though, should I look to up the B12 significantly?

u/LivingNexus · 1 pointr/Nootropics

&gt;Source Naturals coenzymated B complex

How does this compare to Vitamin Code's Raw B-Complex? Aside from the fact that VC uses more jingo-istic language.

Also, I'm guessing that you take Methylcobalamin more for the methyl component than the B12, since your B-Complex already has quite a lot of that.

u/giletbet · 1 pointr/Supplements

8 hours of sleep and compound exercises like push-ups and pull-ups.

u/SelfDiagnosedMulatto · 2 pointsr/Nootropics

Can't beat Jarrow B-Right

u/arrialexa · 1 pointr/Nootropics

I use this one. 2 tablets/day

u/blablabla1984 · 2 pointsr/Supplements

You know you can buy supplement methy B12 and folate ? I wouldn't inject anything I bought off the internet especially china.

Getting from a steroid website would be safer than China as those are peer reviewed on

I'd stick with supplement methyl B complex rather than inject. Besides it isn't fat soluble so you'll only piss out anything your body doesn't use that day.

I have the MTHFR gene mutation so have issues with B12 so I take a methyl B complex and my sister has a deficiency despite taking regular b complex so I just got some for her too.;amp;qid=1521908644&amp;amp;sr=8-2&amp;amp;keywords=super+b-complex&amp;amp;dpPl=1&amp;amp;dpID=41QwRZ1vG2L&amp;amp;ref=plSrch