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RE: What supplements are you taking? |
08-20-2012 2:58 AM
(08-20-2012 2:45 AM)Jolly Jumper Wrote: I've taken supplements now and then, in hope to battle fatigue that I've suffered from for years. I saw a doctor about it long ago and she saw that I lacked some vitamine B, which she got me pills for. I didn't get any better from them though. no other supplements have done anything either, until now.
A friend recommended ephedrine a while back. That's however not readily available where I live so I forgot about it. Now he gave me some pills that contain syphedrine, which in combination with caffeine becomes pretty much the same thing. I had a dose on friday while we were drinking (not a recommended combination by the manufacturer though) and I was basically up all night. Slept one hour. On saturday we started drinking again somewhat early in the day and took another dose of the syphedrine pills. Same thing, no fatigue and no weakness, not even intoxication like I'd expect late in the evening after drinking all day.
That night I slept well, though. Still only for about 7 hours but woke up well rested.
Now, I've read good things about these pills and I've read bad things. Apparently one has to be wary of changes in the heart. If there's arrythmia one obviously will want to stop using the pills immediately. I probably won't be using these on a regular basis but it is the one thing that has helped me with the fatigue issues. Even with the little qualms I have about the product, I'll take it on days I really need the boost. It's a far more certain death if I lose focus working with some power tools or fall asleep at the wheel going to work or coming home.
Anyone have experience with this thing? I wouldn't be taking even small risks if I weren't pretty much desperate after years of being constantly tired.
No, synedrine's the name of the active ingredient, not syphedrine. Seems to be a few similar agents out there.
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08-20-2012 2:58 AM