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Searching for Equilibrant experiences/suggestions

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Hey everyone,

Recently joined the group and am happy to be a part of the community. Shout out to @Hip for guiding me this way from another forum.


I would say I am moderate CFS. After countless amounts of searching, I decided to give Equilibrant a try. Started with 1 tablet per week, then 2, then 3, felt totally fine. Bumped up to 5 for a couple of days and bam, crashed hard.

So the one good thing is, I am responding to it. Whether it's doing anything, I'm not sure, but I'm responding.

I have since come done to just 2 tablets a day and will look to increase slowly. I'm more tired then I was before. I have also been given Valtrex 2000 mg daily.

My question to all of you is, how did you find your EQ experience ?

We're you more sensitive to physical activity after starting ? Crashed harder ? Improved ? Any advice?

I'm going to try and stick with the two tablets...but if the fatigue keeps up I'm not sure what to do...
 
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Did you do any test prior to testing EQ? Or are you just testing it to see if it has an effect?
 
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@Xisso I just tried it to see how i feel. I did suffer a big crash from taking too much. To I titrated down and stopped. Maybe on it for 4 weeks. Didn't wanna risk crashing again.
 
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