I have stopped the SMP supps for a few days and doing better but not "back". Not sure what's going in. The day I stopped (Friday) my sleep was bad and I felt like death. The next morning was better and today was about the same as yesterday.
One thing is that REM sleep is just about non refreshing as it can get. My first attempt on the SMP I woke feeling better than I had in years. These last 2 mornings...blah, even awful. It's more about the mental state good REM puts me in. I'm a little creaky also like some inflamatory process. This morning I took some Postassium and 1/4 HCbl and went back to sleep. Didn't do much better.
I was wondering if by taking the extra MFolate I have depleted my B12. I was thinking that the body has uses for folic acid and B12 other than methylation I'm sure. If I"m only taking MFolate then am I depriving my body of other types of Folate or does it only use the active form for everything?
Anyway, just trying to get back to base now...
Afternoon Note: I took some Iron (18mg) and Magnesium (400mg?) this morning and that seemed to help a lot. Today has been fairly normal for me.
Evening Note: About to go to bed, today has been a pretty normal day. I think I remember Lotus saying Magnesium can get depleted and I just had an urge to take the Iron. Not sure which or if both helped. I plan to take Magnesium more regularly from now on.
Still trying to get back to "base"
Blog entry posted by sregan, Mar 17, 2013.