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Is there BH4 supplement/medicine?

Discussion in 'Genetic Testing and SNPs' started by tim0011, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. NotThisGuy

    NotThisGuy Senior Member

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    So how are things going with BH4? any news?

    @keenly and everyone who tried it.
     
  2. trsnorth

    trsnorth

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    BH4 supplement is in production again. It is called Pterin 4
    http://www.spectrum-supplements.com/tetrahydrobiopterin-60-capsules.html

    3 things can happen when you take it twice a day.

    1. Nothing.
    2. Makes you sick or more emotional.
    3. You feel better.

    I am the one who feels better. I don't have that incredible fatique pain. I can get off the couch. Hardly any anxiety. The problem is it is expensive and the overnight shipping on is is important. It must be cold. I notice it will loose its effect if it is warm all day.
     
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    1) NootropicSource does not test their products:
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    2) Their BH4 is improperly stored at room temperature. So it will degrade in a matter of days, even if sealed air tight. I confirmed this by ordering a sample. It was shipped without any cold pack or insulation and makes zero mention of storage requirements. It had no effect compared to real BH4 from a reputable source.
     
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  4. trsnorth

    trsnorth

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    Thanks for the warning.
     
  5. outdamnspot

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    Is this worth trying if no other treatments have worked/helped, or are the effects unlikely to be significant (especially at the price)? I'm on 5g of Vit C, which I basically feel is keeping me alive (literally),and I know it's involved in BH4 production .. it's basically the only thing I can tolerate, but my qualify of life is awful.
     
  6. keenly

    keenly Senior Member

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    I have a pack in freezer, not used, still in date if you are interested?
     
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    Lodgey89

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    I have 2 copies of GCH1 and my report said people who supplement L Tyrosine feel better.
     
  9. Lulu71

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    Hiya

    I have 56 capsules of Ecological Formulas Pteridin (BH4) for sale for half the price I paid for them online only last week. I've listed them on ebay (UK) I wasn't able to tolerate them unfortunately (Severe MCAS). Search for them on there if you are interested. I have 100% positive feedback on ebay (1283 happy customers) and I'm happy to ship them out on ice. They were shipped to me on ice and have been kept in the fridge since then. Would be a shame for them to go to waste.
     
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    trsnorth

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    I do. You must have overnight shipping to receive it cold. I always order from them.
     
  12. keenly

    keenly Senior Member

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    Agreed/
     

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