Hunting down the cause of ME/CFS & other challenging disorders - Lipkin in London
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How to increase motivation with COMT ++?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by pamrr, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. pamrr

    pamrr

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    Hi all,

    I have lots of ++ COMTs and am wondering how to increase my motivation and focus. Any suggestions?
     
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    Beyond 10% of discount in iHerb!--> PEZ915

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    Beyond, I don't understand. Doesn't Mucuna Pruriens increase dopamine? Is this the thing to do with COMT ++ and MAO -/+ mutations? In the past, I've tended to have high - high-normal dopamine (urine).
     
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    Beyond 10% of discount in iHerb!--> PEZ915

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    Sorry pam, these kinds of things happen me a lot :oops: It was the other way around. You could try something for serotonin like Hypericum or something like Maca or Bacopa. There are lots of options in herbs or substances for motivation/focus, but the personal response tends to be very different. So different that some people get better on one thing and others will get a lot worse, so it is a matter of trying, but at least you know you should avoid dopamine precursors.

    http://www.regardingcaroline.com/nootropics.html
    http://www.longecity.org/forum/topic/40895-bacopa-issues/
     

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