what supplements do you take?

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I want to start a little discussion about supplements people take. I will wait to see if anyone list theirs first then I will list mine. I think this will be interesting, people view them differently and have different opinions on what they should take.

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I want to start a little discussion about supplements people take. I will wait to see if anyone list theirs first then I will list mine. I think this will be interesting, people view them differently and have different opinions on what they should take.

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At this time, I only take vitamins, no other supplements.
 

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I take a single low-dose aspirin every morning (if I remember). Nothing more.
 
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I did all that for a while, then stopped ... haven't noticed a difference, so no, don't need to take placebo's ...
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the joint supplement I could understand the placebo comment but fish oils are proven to help.

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lol...

the joint supplement I could understand the placebo comment but fish oils are proven to help.

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I haven't done the research, however, I have and did notice that most labels on supplements have pretty much the same disclaimer. Basically it states that the effects are unproven. I can't recall the fish oils, just haven't noticed a difference in not taking them.
 
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I haven't done the research, however, I have and did notice that most labels on supplements have pretty much the same disclaimer. Basically it states that the effects are unproven. I can't recall the fish oils, just haven't noticed a difference in not taking them.
ive heard most dont notice a difference in things like that. Supposed to help keep your heart clear and healthy. No fact proving it will hinder. for 5 bucks for a 4-6 week supply, i find that easy to swallow (no pun intended)

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lol...

the joint supplement I could understand the placebo comment but fish oils are proven to help.

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Yep. I recently read something about fish oil being proven to help joints but I cannot recall the source.

I take B. I've read that people have a harder time absorbing one of the B vitamins as they get older. If you look at the multi-vitamin pills designed for gheezers, one of the differences is the increased quantity of B vitamin. It may be B-12 IIRC.

I've also been trying coq10 to see if it helps with some tendinitis issues I've been experiencing. Nothing definitive yet. My MD told me that he recommends active people who he puts on Statins to take coq10 a couple months before they start Statins. He claims that it helps with the muscle issues some people experience while on those drugs.
 
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Yep. I recently read something about fish oil being proven to help joints but I cannot recall the source.

I take B. I've read that people have a harder time absorbing one of the B vitamins as they get older. If you look at the multi-vitamin pills designed for gheezers, one of the differences is the increased quantity of B vitamin. It may be B-12 IIRC.

I've also been trying coq10 to see if it helps with some tendinitis issues I've been experiencing. Nothing definitive yet. My MD told me that he recommends active people who he puts on Statins to take coq10 a couple months before they start Statins. He claims that it helps with the muscle issues some people experience while on those drugs.

Im very interested in this Statins and coq10, if you do not mind to share your knowledge. I was just told I have tendinitis in my left knee. Please the info via PM so as to not detract from this thread. I look forward to hearing what you have to share

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Depends for me really.

I drink alot of tea,I take certain herbs during certain seasons or depending on how I am feeling.

If I am not eating a balance diet I take a multi.


I don't take Fish oil because I eat plenty of fish nor flax seed oil because I sprinkle it on my cereal or Oatmeal.

CQ-10 I might take when I am a bit older it has remarkable benefits.
 

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Other than prescription drugs...


  • Calcium because my parathyroids were destroyed by a cancerous thyroid gland.
  • Couch grass or Goldenrod
  • Ashwaganda
  • Amalaki
  • Low-dose aspirin
  • Creatine when I'm doing strength training
 

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Calcium (Tums)
Vit D
Vit E
Vit C
B complex
Omega 3 FAs
Magnesium
Multivitamin
Flax seed

Do I win?
 

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Calcium (Tums)
Vit D
Vit E
Vit C
B complex
Omega 3 FAs
Magnesium
Multivitamin
Flax seed

Do I win?

Yes Doc! :asian:


For me its...

Multi Vitamin
Esther-C
B Complex
Cal-Mag

I used to take L-Carnitine before a workout but I haven't added that in awhile. Possibly because I haven't been that disciplined about working out in awhile :(
 

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(2) Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1.5g Joints
(4) Bromelain 500mg Joints
(4) Hyaluronic Acid 100mg MSM 900mg Joints
(1) Daily One multi vitamin & mineral supplement
(1) Bausch & Lomb eye vitamin & mineral supplement for eyes
(1) Ginkgo Biloba 120mg
(2) COQ10 with omega-3 fish oil 60mg
(4) Fish oil, Super EPA Cardiovascular support 360 EPA 240 DHA
(2) Pycnogenol Vascular support/ Inflammatory support 30mg
(2) Vitamin C with rose hips 1000mg
(2) Saw Palmetto Extract 160mg Prostate
(2) Super odorless Garlic with Hawthorn extract & cayenne

(2) Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg Antioxidant
(2)L-Carnitine 500mg transfers fatty acid groups for energy
(2)L-Arginine 1000mg urea metabolism & excretion/ DNA synthesis


Protein drink every day

Olive oil
Flaxseed oil
Walnuts
Pumpkin seeds
Goats milk protein
2% Milk 8oz
1 raw egg
翻 half banana
 

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(2) Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1.5g Joints
(4) Bromelain 500mg Joints
(4) Hyaluronic Acid 100mg MSM 900mg Joints
(1) Daily One multi vitamin & mineral supplement
(1) Bausch & Lomb eye vitamin & mineral supplement for eyes
(1) Ginkgo Biloba 120mg
(2) COQ10 with omega-3 fish oil 60mg
(4) Fish oil, Super EPA Cardiovascular support 360 EPA 240 DHA
(2) Pycnogenol Vascular support/ Inflammatory support 30mg
(2) Vitamin C with rose hips 1000mg
(2) Saw Palmetto Extract 160mg Prostate
(2) Super odorless Garlic with Hawthorn extract & cayenne

(2) Alpha Lipoic Acid 600mg Antioxidant
(2)L-Carnitine 500mg transfers fatty acid groups for energy
(2)L-Arginine 1000mg urea metabolism & excretion/ DNA synthesis


Protein drink every day

Olive oil
Flaxseed oil
Walnuts
Pumpkin seeds
Goats milk protein
2% Milk 8oz
1 raw egg
翻 half banana

wow, that is an impressive regimen.

gloucosamine
protein
multi-vitamin (childrens chewables. i like the purple monkeys!)
no fish oil but i eat a lot of wild caught salmon.

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