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  1. 20somethingspoonie

    What is your experience with Adrafinil?

    Hello! I saw Adrafinil mentioned on another thread because it metabolizes into Modafinil, but is said to be over the counter/easier to obtain than Modafinil. I used to take Modafinil, so I'm curious to know if anyone has experience with Adrafinil and, if so, if it helped.
  2. 20somethingspoonie

    UK doctors who will prescribe meds

    Hello! I'm new to the UK and looking for a doctor who will prescribe meds. When I lived in the US, I had a psychiatrist who prescribed Modafinil, which is the only thing that has ever helped my ME/CFS. My current psychiatrist in the UK doesn't seem to believe in ME/CFS and won't prescribe...
  3. C

    Melatonin supplementation improve mitochondrial function - more than just sleep.

    This 2019 study is free to access. Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Skeletal Muscle of a Fibromyalgia Model: The Potential Benefits of Melatonin ( https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/20/3/765 ) Discussion points of study - melatonin is: "useful to improve mitochondrial performance" "antioxidative"...
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