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B-vitamins and doing good

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by Tia, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Tia

    Tia Senior Member

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    Hey!

    I started B-vitamins and don't know if it's because of them but I've had a splendid week where I've been sleeping normal for DAYS now. :eek: 9 hours a day and not sleepy during the day or in need of naps.

    Started the vitamins about a month ago and they contain folic acid aswell. I'm sure I'll crash eventually and of course the pain and other symptoms are still there but it's wonderful to not have to sleep all the time and being able to go out and do things that healthy people can.

    So i just wanted to share this with you. :) Anyone with the same experience?
  2. justy

    justy Senior Member

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    Hi Tia, i am so happy to hear this news. I have been having some improvements recently as well. I put mine down to a whole host of things that i am doing all at once - mainly supplements and herbs and body work. I havent tried multi B vits as i am a bit wary of B6 due to a really severe reaction to an SSRI two years ago.
    I hope this continues for you. I always have to be careful not to go out too much or go too mad when i feel a bit better because of the dreaded crash - so please be a bit careful, but on the other hand have a nice time and enjoy it!
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    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    Taking B multi-vitamins always makes me feel really toxic and much weaker.

    Have you taken different ones before and anything special about these?
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    kerrilyn Senior Member

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    Yup, I'm experiencing exactly the same as you describe Tia. I don't know if the B's are doing it, but something is :)
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    richvank Senior Member

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    Hi, all.

    I'm happy to hear of the progress you are having.

    If your B vitamins include folate and B12, I think it's possible that the improvements are coming from boosting methionine synthase in the methylation cycle. If you want to find out more about this, go to www.cfsresearch.org Click on CFS/M.E. and then on my name. The revised protocol there gives suggestions for forms of B12 and folate that are likely to be most helpful.

    Best regards,

    Rich
  6. kerrilyn

    kerrilyn Senior Member

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    Rich, you may remember that I mentioned before doing well on just Ab12, I'm still taking it. I'm also taking 1/4 tab Folapro, a B-Right and 1/2 tab Methyl B12 (sublingual) at the moment because that's what I have here. When I tried them before they made me very tired, so I'm now taking them before bed, along with liquid magnesium, and melatonin. I'm on a good sleep schedule for once. YAH!!!!! Hope it continues. Will keep you posted.
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    richvank Senior Member

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    Hi, Kerrilyn.

    That's great! Thanks for the update.

    Rich
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    Tia Senior Member

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    Hey guys!

    Thank you all for your kind wishes. <3 Afraid I'm going to dissapoint though. Crashed today, sleep as mush as usual again but it sure was good having these days to feel what it's like. Glad to have the experience. I'll continue the B-vitamins though, since one never knows, it may be helpful anyway. :)
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    richvank Senior Member

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    Hi, Tia.

    I'm sorry to hear about the reversal. I don't know exactly what B vitamins and dosages you were taking, but if they did not include methylfolate (also known as 5-methyl tetrahydrofolate, 5-MTHF, L-methylfolate, Metafolin, FolaPro, MethylMate B, and Deplin) and a high dosage of either hydroxocobalamin or methylcobalamin, taken sublingually, you might consider giving this combination a try, since it has been shown to lift the partial methylation cycle block. I recommend being under the care of a physician while on this type of treatment. More information is available at www.cfsresearch.org by clicking on CFS/M.E. and then on my name

    Best regards,

    Rich

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