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What Vitamins And Supplements Have Helped You?


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Im trying too find what has helped people in the vitamin and supplement department.

Things that help somewhat

Whole food Multis give me a bit more energy(nature's way)

Probiotics have helped my stomach a bit(country life)

Elderberry lozenges for the throat pain(ricola)

Things that i haven't noticed any differences from:

Vitamin D

Fish Oil

Digestive Enzymes

Quercetin

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I've really found vitamins and supplements to be as helpful as my prescription medication, so I think this is a great topic.

Here's what helps me:

B-complex: helps A LOT with energy (so much so that I can't take it before bed or it will keep me awake!) and helps some with bradycardia

Magnesium: Helps a lot with palpitations -- if I don't take it for a few days I notice a HUGE difference. Also helps with tachycardia.

Vitamin D: has made a huge difference in my sleep and my blood-glucose regulation. I was having wild BG swings and crashes, and I also had horrible insomnia. With the D, I wake up at most twice in the night (instead of six or eight times) and everything about my blood sugar/insulin is now normal. However, I had an actual D deficiency, diagnosed by my doc. I have no idea if this would have been as helpful if I had normal levels of D and just added more.

Zinc: Zinc seems to help me with brain fog, although its effect isn't as noticeable as the other three.

Here's what I've tried that hasn't helped me:

Turmeric: gave me such awful, painful stomach aches that I couldn't take it enough to notice any benefit

Vitamin E: had no bad side effects, but I didn't notice any improvement, either.

Omega 3 fatty acids: I may continue taking these just because they say they're good for your health in general, and I'm a vegetarian so I don't really get them through my diet, but I took them religiously for 6 months and really didn't notice anything different in terms of my POTS symptoms or my mood.

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I've really found vitamins and supplements to be as helpful as my prescription medication, so I think this is a great topic.

Here's what helps me:

B-complex: helps A LOT with energy (so much so that I can't take it before bed or it will keep me awake!) and helps some with bradycardia

Magnesium: Helps a lot with palpitations -- if I don't take it for a few days I notice a HUGE difference. Also helps with tachycardia.

Vitamin D: has made a huge difference in my sleep and my blood-glucose regulation. I was having wild BG swings and crashes, and I also had horrible insomnia. With the D, I wake up at most twice in the night (instead of six or eight times) and everything about my blood sugar/insulin is now normal. However, I had an actual D deficiency, diagnosed by my doc. I have no idea if this would have been as helpful if I had normal levels of D and just added more.

Zinc: Zinc seems to help me with brain fog, although its effect isn't as noticeable as the other three.

Here's what I've tried that hasn't helped me:

Turmeric: gave me such awful, painful stomach aches that I couldn't take it enough to notice any benefit

Vitamin E: had no bad side effects, but I didn't notice any improvement, either.

Omega 3 fatty acids: I may continue taking these just because they say they're good for your health in general, and I'm a vegetarian so I don't really get them through my diet, but I took them religiously for 6 months and really didn't notice anything different in terms of my POTS symptoms or my mood.

What b-complex do you take? I just ordered Nature's way b-50 complex to try for energy plus i heard it is good for your nerves.

How much VIT-D do you take?

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I take "Nature Made Super B-complex," and the amounts are as follows: Thiamin 100 mg; Riboflavin 20 mg; Niacin 25 mg; B6 2 mg; Folic Acid 400 mcg; B12 15 mcg; Biotin 30 mcg; and Pantothenic Acid 5.5 mg.

When I first started taking this B-complex, it turned my urine florescent yellow (I know, TMI....), which meant my body wasn't absorbing a lot of it. But after I took it religiously for a month, this stopped happening, and now I think I absorb it better because my body

I take 2000 IU's of Vitamin D daily. I've tried taking less and it did nothing, and I also tried taking the mega-doses weekly or monthly, and those didn't make me feel good.

You probably already do this, but whenever I try a new supplement I make sure I only try one at a time, and try to keep the rest of the variables in my life as normal as possible for a period of time, so I know if it's really helping or not.

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I take "Nature Made Super B-complex," and the amounts are as follows: Thiamin 100 mg; Riboflavin 20 mg; Niacin 25 mg; B6 2 mg; Folic Acid 400 mcg; B12 15 mcg; Biotin 30 mcg; and Pantothenic Acid 5.5 mg.

When I first started taking this B-complex, it turned my urine florescent yellow (I know, TMI....), which meant my body wasn't absorbing a lot of it. But after I took it religiously for a month, this stopped happening, and now I think I absorb it better because my body

I take 2000 IU's of Vitamin D daily. I've tried taking less and it did nothing, and I also tried taking the mega-doses weekly or monthly, and those didn't make me feel good.

You probably already do this, but whenever I try a new supplement I make sure I only try one at a time, and try to keep the rest of the variables in my life as normal as possible for a period of time, so I know if it's really helping or not.

haha yeah i know what you mean about urine color my multi does that. I hope to get my b vitamin soon t try out. I almost doing d-2000 ui a day also but i just started again to see if i notice anything.

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One supplement that really helps me is called Relora. It supports your adrenal glands. I'm a little less tired with Relora. I also sleep better.....it helps me not feel so "wired tired." When I overdo it I get really chilled and stressed totally wasted. Relora helps lessen that feeling some. It also helps me keep from going down hill so fast when I am under stress.

I notice my symptoms are worse when I go off Relora.

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