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Curcumin

digital dog

Senior Member
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I can handle digestive problems and the like but has anyone taken curcumin and got depressed or anxious?

I would like to include this with my Vitamin C (the only supplement out of hundreds I can tolerate) but because of my extreme sensitivity to everything I am wary.

It is meant to be a decent sup for hashimotos and that is why I would like to give it a go.

Anyone found it made things much worse for them?
 

Effi

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hi @digital dog I'm also extremely sensitive to pretty much everything I've ever tried. I had some shortlived succes with turmeric juice (curcumin is more like turmeric extract), but after I took a break from it I couldn't take it anymore. It made me feel more tired and sluggish. (not depressed or anxious but those have never been symptoms for me in general)

Some threads on curcumin/turmeric:

http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...-curcumin-and-sulfa-anyone.35858/#post-595842

http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/vaping-turmeric.29510/