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good price, dose, but R-lipoate is better

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

3 people found the following review helpful

Nice price and dose for those who are more careful. On the other hand, I think R-lipoic acid is the way to go. Order bulk and it too is quite cheap. This stuff made my urine smell funny--more amusing anecdote than anything, I know... but S-lipoic acid seems to counteract some of R-lipoic acid's benefits, and I notice superior blood-sugar control with the purer R-lipoic acid. (I'm not diabetic, but I use test strips for my own information.)

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seems to help with migraines

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

2 people found the following review helpful

This appears to be going off the market. Excellent stuff--I'm building a stockpile while I can. The migraine benefit may come from the tendency of vitamin B-6 to increase the ratio of GABA to glutamate (the ratio runs low in migraineurs and epileptics). Do not combine more than 50 mg a day with nortriptyline, or your head will start going fuzzy and you'll make lots of arithmetic errors. There is a listed interaction, but I know not everyone checks.

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a solid magnesium supplement, though the potassium seems to me to be a gimmick

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

2 people found the following review helpful

While I'd prefer magnesium taurinate with additional magnesium, this'll do and it's cheaper! Currently I take magnesium for general health and to keep migraines at bay. Though I'm not sure how much the magnesium or taurine does for migraines, I do know that my supplement regimen (key: butterbur extract, product: Migra-Eeze) and some care about dietary triggers has almost eliminated my migraines, which I was getting almost every other day. Now, often a tisane of bay leaves and ginger will do what it took 800 mg ibuprofen and 1.5 g acetaminophen, or sometimes an Imitrex or two, to do before. The headaches are milder and rarer and shorter. Magnesium plays some part in this. The price and brand are right.

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helpful for skin, may be a good complement for fish oil

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

2 people found the following review helpful

Does have a noticeable effect on fine wrinkles, whether you take it internally for weeks or apply it topically for days. The effect disappears quickly once you stop, and I don't entirely trust the safety of this compound beyond what I get from eating generous helpings of wild salmon. Still I believe you get what's advertised here; I'm only holding out for more research.

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decent fish oil

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

2 people found the following review helpful

This is okay, but I much prefer Country Life's EPA Mood, which seems to work better--perhaps the oil stays fresher?--and rather more economically.

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will stop winter blues; don't forget your K2

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

1 person found the following review helpful

Seems to get the job done! I take 4000 IU a day and this has eradicated the winter slump I've experienced every year as long as I can remember. Two years now without it. If you supplement vitamin D, make sure you also supplement vitamin K2. (I suggest Jarrow's MK-7.)

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essential for those who take nortriptyline

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

1 person found the following review helpful

I took one every other day to counteract the CoQ10 depletion caused by nortriptyline. While it could be my imagination or something else, the nortriptyline seemed to become more effective at controlling migraines.

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