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Old 09-19-2010, 11:01 PM   #21
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What does everyone think of phosphatidylserine ?

I just discovered this and I could swear it helps my sleep. Been out sick but I'm going back to the gym now with a bit more knowledge about cortisol issues and how this stuff helps.

Interested in anyone's experiences.
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Old 09-20-2010, 03:32 PM   #22
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resurrection...

What does everyone think of phosphatidylserine ?

I just discovered this and I could swear it helps my sleep. Been out sick but I'm going back to the gym now with a bit more knowledge about cortisol issues and how this stuff helps.

Interested in anyone's experiences.
Definitely helps with sleep.

As you age your GH secretions naturally decrease, and your cortisol naturally increases. PS promotes reduction in cortisol = deeper sleep and should help output more GH as a result from SWS.

That's not confirmed... but all I know is it is an anti-cortisol. So you're getting that benefit at least
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Old 09-20-2010, 04:43 PM   #23
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You are probably right that it is helping with your sleep, that is one of the main issues that I use it for.

Everything else it helps with, in regards to lowering cortisol, is rather slow and steady over time, which makes it hard to really notice major effects.
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What's a good brand to try out? Would it help with cortisol as much as, say, mg + zinc + vit c?
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What's a good brand to try out? Would it help with cortisol as much as, say, mg + zinc + vit c?
Seriphos from Integrative Therapeutics is one I use when people can't/won't use the cream. It should help a lot more than the three things together you mentioned.
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http://www.iherb.com/Life-Enhancemen...les/10248?at=0

That's the one I use. If you've never used iherb (which I'm sure you have though) you can use people's discount code for $5 off first order. Mine is "LOW052"

I've never heard of the cream though Garrett... you have a link to that?
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Cool. My man has a stressful job which has sometimes affected his sleep (we think) so will check it out. So fat been trying zinc/mg in the form of min. ascorbates with limited effect.
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This is the stuff I use, AdrenaCalm by Apex Energetics. It likely won't be available over the internet for much longer, the company is cracking down.
http://www.naturalhealthyconcepts.co...ng-stress.html

I've been finding that dealing with imbalances in GABA really helps many people in a faster manner.
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Please elaborate !!! Thanks
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Stress overactivates the sympathetic nervous system. GABA, being an inhibitory neurotransmitter, can help shift the balance back towards parasympathetic. Taking GABA directly only helps for so long. Working on the GABA system helps to actually change it.
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