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  1. LT135

    Been told taking NAC without other supplements is harmful

    Hello! I am a member of a lactate removal protocol group on FB. It is in Norwegian and recommends the following protocol for people with ME/CFS. The aim is to prep the body for high dose thiamine. The protocol is: 1. Multivitamin with selenium and molyben 2. Magnesium 3. Potassium 4. B-complex...
  2. S

    Bad reaction NAC/Liposomal Glutathione Permanent Damage? :(

    Hey hope one of you can help me. I'm struggling with suspected long covid since 2021, alot of symptoms cleared but i still had severe brainfog/derealization and fatigue. Somebody recommended me to try Liposomal Glutathion and NAC cus they had seen great benefits from it. About 1.5 week ago i...
  3. mitoMAN

    GlyNAC Improves Many Age-Associated Defects in Older Humans

    GlyNAC (Glycine and N-Acetylcysteine) Supplementation in Mice Increases Length of Life by Correcting Glutathione Deficiency, Oxidative Stress, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Abnormalities in Mitophagy and Nutrient Sensing, and Genomic Damage https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8912885/...
  4. Mr. Cat

    Glutathione causing anxiety/irritability

    Hello PR, I just started taking liposomal glutathione, which initially had some positive effects of clearing brain fog, and a feeling of well-being. However, soon it started causing anxiety, and then irritability, without the positive symptoms I experienced earlier. I'm pretty sure this doesn't...
  5. C

    The plausibility of NAC inducing b12 deficiency or 'methyl-trap'

    Hello everyone. I am writing because I am particularly interested in the evidence for NAC inducing b12/b9 deficiency. I have thus far given the forums a cursory perusal and I have gathered that the event of b12 deficiency is plausibly linked to previous NAC supplementation. I had b12 deficiency...