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Herbs And Supplements For Mind Control
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
I think someone is mind controlling me so i can't sleep or is this a symptom of med withdrawal like geodon, (ziprasidone) trazodone, ativan. Mind control?
Keeping in mind the 1. actual Amount of zinc in a zinc supplement and the 2. absorption rate, can I say body gets much lower than the labelled dosage?
I am currently taking abilify (aripiprazole). 1 mg evey other day. I want to start taking a supplement called acetyl-l-carnitine to help with focus and mind energy. ?
Might also try...: Acetyl-l-carnitine is a very safe naturally-occurring substance that your own body produces & has no known interactions with abilify (aripiprazole). It may even help reduce toxicity from abilify (aripiprazole). There is evidence that vitamin c, vitamin e, manganese and b vitamins may protect against tardive dyskenesia, a rare but serious side effect. I also advise very low doses of lithium for those on abilify (aripiprazole), see comments:. ...Read more
Reviewed ingredients: Have no clue as to why you need this. But does contain some chemicals which could help modestly cognitive issues in elderly patients. However, prescription medical foods would be more trust-worthy and more quality controlled. If you do have cognitive issues, uncover the reason and focus on treating the main cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vit D and B12: these two are the most important. Start by obtaining blood levels. You want your vitamin D level to be at least 30 and your B12 to be at least 550. I recommend sublingual Methoxy B12 ( one eye dropper full über the tongue ( hold for at least 30 seconds ) every 2 weeks. Vit D3 pills daily 1000-7000 depending on blood levels . Also consider antioxidant therapy. ...Read more
Natural brain care: Some suggestions for brain health: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Aerobic exercise at least 3 days/week, 30 minutes per session. Take a multivitamin daily, specifically to boost Folic Acid and vitamin b12. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderate caffeine intake, 2-5 cups of coffee per day. Stress reduction. ...Read more
B Vits, A, C, D ; E: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair ; skin, including b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin ; a, c, d, e ; zinc. The most effective for hair are e, d ; biotin. Adequate essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids are also important. Flax ; hemp oil ; fish like wild salmon ; sardine are good sources. Avoid sugars ; fried foods ; emphasize fruits ; veggies of all colors. See http://bit.Ly/19kfdua. ...Read more
Near as I can tell: It's just a multivitamin and mineral supplement. But for good brain health, eating your fruit and veggies, exercise regularly, don't smoke or use drugs or alcohol, get 7-9 hours of sleep every night, and eat more fish than red meat will do the most for maintaining healthy brain function. I know it's not as cool as popping a pill but these things are what matter. ...Read more
VERY SKEPTICAL: Many preparations are sold in local vitamin stores, and online from health sites. Do not really find any rationale for any of the brain supplements, and most of these products are not only bogus, but may not even contain the purported ingredients when measured (see consumers union re gingko). Would advise saving your money! ...Read more
Caveat: Beware of marketing and claims, as there is truly no effective "brain supplement". Instead focus on good sleep hygiene, healthy dietary intake, treatment of infections when present, regular aerobic exercise, times of relaxation and distressing, spending some time outside on sunny days, and socializing regularly. ...Read more
Arguably yes: The odds are high that some supplements do enhance brain function. Stands to reason--it's an organ and we know that for example omega oils help many other organs. But disentangling adequate research from hype is an herculean task. Most doctors probably have their favorites, but both curiosity and caution is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Save your money: Why do you think paying good money for a mixture of different supplements is going to help your brain? How do you even know that what is listed on the label is even inside the bottle? In my review, I am convinced this is but another gimmick being promoted online, and you are better off with Cerefolin-NAC if you do have cognitive issues. ...Read more
Many good options: B vitamins may help (esp. B12 if you're deficient). Phosphatidylserine, acetyl-l-carnitine, bacopa, vinpocetine, ashwagandha, gingko, rhodiola, dmae, hydergine & piracetam are all proven to help. There are entire books on this subject. A good article is at http://www.Smart-publications.Com/articles/be-smarter-think-faster-and-protect-your-brain-with-12-smart-nutrients. ...Read more
Hi why did certain areas of my head become see through after taking zinc supplements and colostrum powder ?
Is taking brain supplements bad at the age of 24? I feel like I have a hard time concentrating and forget things
Memory / attention : Most supplements are harmless. Some have toxicity states ( B6 / Vit A, K, D & E ). If you are having problems with your attention you no doubt will have problems with several types of memory. Many things can interfere with optimal attention and memory . Rarely supplements help unless you have a specific deficiency state ( B12 and D are the most common ones that are deficient in my patients ) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a substance(in supplements)that can significantly improve the mood without causing damage to health and to the brain(completely harmless)?
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