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by 379 · September 16, 2014 at 4:57 PM

I regularly eat eggs, pastured meat and wild-caught fish as well as organic plant foods, but recently while working from home I started getting mid-day brain fog. Maybe I have a nutrient deficiency, maybe I don't get enough exercise, maybe I don't... (more)

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VegasGuy10 0 · September 15, 2014 at 6:42 PM

If you are just taking a normal b complex supplement, I would not be concerned.  Your body excretes excess b vitamins.  I get B12 injections at high doses, that can affect you by disrupting sleep if it is too much.

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by 3 · September 03, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Hey there. Thanks in advance to all of those who will give their advice.After adding Mct oil to my diet and getting some weird symptoms, it made me realize that I very probably still have some sort of either yeast or bacterial overgrowth that... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · September 03, 2014 at 12:20 AM

Avoid supplements that treat mysterious diseases that cause vague sympotoms.  SIBO… needs the right resistant starch/fiber, not a carb-free diet. Candida… if you have a fungal infection, your best bet is an anti-fungal... (more)

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by 75 · August 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Trying to find good quality supplements for the few I do take. Occasionally use Jarrow and NOW but I find their quality can be hit and miss. Anyone have good or bad experiences with this company? See they have the GMP standard going for them, but... (more)

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by 10 · August 14, 2014 at 3:26 PM

My crossfit trainer told me that I should be taking a better set of daily supplements instead of my current multi-vitamin. Given that, I am looking for recommendations for a good daily supplement to replace my current multi-vitamin. Some of the... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · August 14, 2014 at 3:24 PM

@rblythe, Re: magnesium, I've read that the only clinical study of epsom salts (Mg sulfate) indicated that it slighly raised blood serum levels of Mg. Since only .05% of the body's Mg is in the blood serum and another .05% is in red blood cells,... (more)

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by 0 · August 07, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Hi all,I have been reading a lot lately about taking some supplements (as well as going back to Paleo) to naturally reduce my blood sugar in an effort to get my A1C down from 5.8 to about 5 (hopefully). A little background - my dr recently told me... (more)

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by 0 · August 03, 2014 at 8:29 PM

I've been researching about what to take to have the healthiest pregnancy and I've been reading about taking folate instead of folic acid. Now I've been searching for folate supplements and I'm only coming across bio-active folate. I am assuming... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · August 03, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Tetrahydrofolic acid is the active form of Vitamin B9, folic acid is converted to tetrahydrofolic acid in at a low rate (this is not a bad thing!), because - surprise! - vitamin B9 needs are rather modest (<500 µg per day.) All the alternative... (more)

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by 0 · July 26, 2014 at 7:33 AM

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by 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

I started supplementing with Wild Pacific Salmon Oil a few days ago (1,300mg x4/day) and I have noticed that it gives me an upset stomach. My experience has been loud gurgling and discomfort, light, heartburn-type stabbing pains throughout my... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

You don't need any salmon oil. Simply buy wild salmon and eat it (or in cans).

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by 3 · July 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Hello all,A person very dear to me is going into surgery (for a uterin wall sort of problem ) and I am going to be taking care of her during her recovery.She is not paleo, no junk food, but she has been eating commercial dairy and bread on a daily... (more)

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by 8057 · July 17, 2014 at 3:39 PM

I was just diagnosed with "solar purpura", also known as "actinic purpura" or (ugh) "senile purpura". This is bleeding under the skin on the forearms, especially my left forearm. It's related to damaged collagen, primarily from sun exposure... (more)

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moors 0 · July 16, 2014 at 8:25 AM

Maybe you can give a serious try to autoimmune protocol:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20477126http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14646381

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by -2 · July 12, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Hey, so after supplmenting with magnesium glycinate after a suggestion from someone on here (and having it relieve my muscle cramps almost entirely), I'm very interested in learning more about how and in what combinations vitamins and minerals... (more)

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moors 0 · July 12, 2014 at 5:09 AM

I recently searched acu-cell's claim that excess pyridoxal-5-phosphate makes spinal/nerve degeneration in google scholar and there doesn't seem to be anything that confirms it.I also would benefit from a good source of information about... (more)

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by 226 · July 10, 2014 at 3:58 PM

I have a 2mg boron glycinate supplement with no additives other than cellulose.Needed to create 100mcg doses of this and was wondering if I can dissolve this powder with either oil or water in a dropper bottle? I've done this before with K2 liquid... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 09, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Why are you supplementing such a low dose?

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by 0 · July 09, 2014 at 10:43 AM

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by 226 · July 09, 2014 at 1:03 AM

How to take a microdose of Boron supplement?

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by 226 · July 04, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Was comparing these 2 boron supplements and was wondering if they both contain the same active ingredient?Natures way: Boron (as Boron amino acid chelate)Pure encapsulations: Boron (as boron glycinate)I would assume so based on this:Chelation, in... (more)

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daz 0 · July 04, 2014 at 5:00 AM

yep, they are both boron.i would go with the pure encapsulations brand. glycinate is one of the better chelates (from what i have read).with the nature's way supp, you do not know what the chelate is, they probably go with the cheapest product... (more)

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by 0 · June 19, 2014 at 2:52 AM

I am a 22 year old male, current college athlete , and am currently at the end of my first month of my Paleo diet. I have seen great results, losing around 15lbs since I have started. My diet consists mainly of fish, turkey, beef, eggs, mostly... (more)

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BobK 0 · June 19, 2014 at 2:52 AM

Answer to OP...supplement if you want but a varied paleo diet should do the trick. However, depending the intensity of your activities supplementation is probably cheap insurance against doing more damage to your body.With respect to... (more)

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by 83 · June 19, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Do you supplement Vitamin C? If so, how much, and why? If not, why not?I prefer to not supplement anything and i get about 2-300% RDA of vitamin c, but it seems there may be benefits to going higherI was doing some research on ways of reversing... (more)

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paleot 0 · June 18, 2014 at 4:15 PM

I don't do much ascorbic acid as a supplement, but I get lots of the vitamin C complex in my diet. (I probably eat a bell pepper a day with a couple lbs of plants.) If I feel like I'm fighting something or need the immune system boost, then I... (more)

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by 129 · June 26, 2014 at 7:04 PM

I dont eat any seaweed, nor does my sea salt contain it. Ive heard cranberries are a good source but I dont eat those either. How would one know if they need to supplement Iodine?

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HerbalResearcher 0 · June 26, 2014 at 2:08 PM

@Reefrash1043 Iodine deficiency is not rare. In fact it is very, very common. In the general population, 2 billion people have insufficient iodine intake. (de Benoit et al., 2007)In the UK, 68% of British teenage school girls test as iodine... (more)

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by 175 · June 12, 2014 at 2:07 PM

I have recently went through dozens of different articles and posts on certain health forums and I am trying to put in order all the information. On one hand, many people say that maca helped them a lot and since it is an adaptogen it doesn't work... (more)

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by 2319 · June 09, 2014 at 12:50 PM

I've used this product for awhile now and I feel I am getting good results but it is so expensive. Is there anything similar I could consider? I really must be feeling better because I didn't use to care what it cost! I've tried a day or two... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 09, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Assuming 1 per day, that's $13/mo. Since it's providing you with hormones, you might try Swanson's vitamins and check prices for DHEA. Not sure if it will work the same for you but who knows?

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by 0 · June 04, 2014 at 3:43 AM

Long time stalker, first time posting. I can't find information that pertains to my saliva cortisol test results, and am going a bit crazy over it. I sought out an integrative MD after years of severe fatigue and difficulty losing weight post... (more)

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VB 0 · June 03, 2014 at 7:14 AM

One questions and three comments:1. How did you test your cortisol levels? Did you have to take four separate blood tests during the day?Also, how about your cortisol in urine?2. Since you are fatigued, I would also test your insulin and glucose... (more)

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by 226 · May 31, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I'm in desperate need of a vitamin K2 MK-4 supplement and there are barely any products on the market that contain pure MK-4 without additives, in a low dose. Thorne makes a liquid K2 which is 1mg/drop... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 31, 2014 at 7:56 PM

As long as they are miscible (fancy chemist word for mixable), it should work as you describe. Any oil will do it too. Don't bother with MCT oil, try olive oil.

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by 0 · May 28, 2014 at 9:56 AM

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by 0 · May 27, 2014 at 11:03 PM

Hello everyone! I eat a diet high in sardines, grassfed beef, pastured eggs, conifeious vegtables, leafy greens, MCT oil, coconut oil, and ghee with smaller amounts of nuts carrots, berries, and lemon/limes. The supplements I currently... (more)

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raydawg 0 · May 27, 2014 at 10:17 AM

I wouldn't be worried about the goitrogens in crucifers (I don't think you mean coniferous - those would be pine trees?), you'd have to literally eat entire bags of raw kale for it to make any difference - the only way to achieve that practically... (more)

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by 5 · March 26, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I'm thinking of trying their adrenal support herbs. These products always have great reviews, but I hate wasting money on supplements only to find they make no difference.

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Kira 0 · March 26, 2014 at 5:32 AM

Actually, Gaia herbs, along with Paradise Herbs, are among the best on the market today... Their adaptogenic and sleep formulas are great, and the quality is impeccable - no excipients, fillers or other usual suspects... Plus, they are not using... (more)