High dose of vitamin C, any experience?

Tammy

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Does anyone know if Vit C can cause a 'detox' reaction? I take 2-3g of time-release to help me sleep; I noticed a reaction yesterday that resembled the herxes I get on certain herbs (intense apathy, brain fog, depression, GI upset). Last night I upped the dose to 5g and today I feel flu-like with a raging headache etc.
Yes it can.
 
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Hey there everyone,
For various reasons I consider trying high dosis of vitamin C. Some of them being inflammation in my body, chronic swollen lymph nodes without a clear reason, adrenal problems (low aldosterone).
And so much more, too much to name.
hows your reviews on vitamin C for your body? I am thinking of adding vitamin c for my diet too.
but sometime i worry they do a too simplistic case study reviews of the benefits and side effects.
i really appreciate the real life sharing here
 

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Hey there everyone,
For various reasons I consider trying high dosis of vitamin C. Some of them being inflammation in my body, chronic swollen lymph nodes without a clear reason, adrenal problems (low aldosterone).
And so much more, too much to name.

I was wondering about experiences of others, if you tried:
How much did you take? Which type? What did it do for you?
And are there any risks I should be aware of?

I have 250mg tables, and want to take 2 (so 500mg) every 30 minutes, until my bowels react to it. Then I stop and use that dose (slightly less) the next day.
I have ascorbic acid, which is probably not the best right? What would be better?

Loads of thanks in advance :)

(Edit:
Diagnosed with POTS and low aldosterone.
Chronic fatigue since I was 16, (33 now) Often have hypotension and low heart rate/bradycardie, but no adrenal insufficiency. It started after having Epstein Barr/cytomegaly virus.
Medication: Only fludrocortisone)
@JuliaMaple how did this work out?
 
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Hey there everyone,
For various reasons I consider trying high dosis of vitamin C. Some of them being inflammation in my body, chronic swollen lymph nodes without a clear reason, adrenal problems (low aldosterone).
And so much more, too much to name.
yes julia, pls share your experience. I have been googling and found some good benefit reviews of vitamin c
however, general advice, not really reviews for CFS pple.
will love to hear from you =)
 
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hi guys. just a sharing. i have been taking vitamin c supplements for a week.
can't really tell if there is any difference. still feel the normal tiredness at times :(
will take for a month or so and update if there is a positive change! =)