Originally Posted by Matthieu Hertilus
Sorry, I didn't fully understand that point. Could you elaborate? Maybe with an example?
For example, let's say a person finds themselves fatigued when they lift, but if they take a caffeine supplement they're able to go at their normal pace. Is this what you mean by reducing the symptoms and not fixing the cause? Wouldn't the person still be able to perform at a high level provided that caffeine or adaptogens help them get to that point? This may be borederline dependence but again, just bringing this up for discussion
Caffeine isn't really an adaptogen....