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Old 06-04-2012, 04:06 PM
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Oh Essiac is one of the ones I knew I'd be taking even if the nutritionist hadn't said. It's one that was on my list and important to be used, no matter HOW gross it is.

I had been choking down my doses (it tastes pretty much like turpentine, for those who don't know), but found out that it's safe to water it down. So now I take my essiac in a wine glass, gently mixed with water (about 1/3 of the wine glass with 2 tsp of Essiac). It's much more tolerable when it looks pretty in a wine glass, and water makes a BIG difference!
My three like theirs with a splash of chai, lol. If I drizzle raw honey on the bottom of the bowl Tallulah will drink the Essiac straight to get to the honey . . . Mean of me Kharma tips the Essiac out and goes straight to the honey. Bimmer walks away.

I usually just throw back 3 oz. like a shot.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:23 PM
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I just started taking Salmon oil to see if it makes a difference with my dry scalp, It works on dogs so my not me lol

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Old 06-04-2012, 05:30 PM
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There are a bunch I'm supposed to take... there aren't many that I do... I can tell you, when I'm on them I feel a HUGE difference.... which doesn't explain why I can never remember to take them. lol. I suck at life.
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Old 06-04-2012, 05:38 PM
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All the vitamins/ supplements I'm on were prescriptions, lol
The vitamins I'm on are A, D, E, K, and an extra D. Also on Calicum.
ETA: Oh! And Iron, can't forget the iron.
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Old 06-26-2012, 09:57 PM
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Updating my own thread.

For two weeks I've been on the following:

GinkgoGin, a liquid Ginkgo Biloba/Ginseng combo
B-Complex twice a day, at my psychotherapist's recommendation
and a multivitamin just to round things out.

The top three are new, and make a HUGE difference. Especially the B-complex.

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Old 06-26-2012, 11:24 PM
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The only thing I take daily besides my allergy pill is melatonin. I am notoriously horrible at remembering to take meds/supplements. But for some reason I can remember to take those two.

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Old 06-27-2012, 12:38 AM
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I try to eat as healthy as possible so I don't take vitamines.
If I feel I'm getting sick I'll take some vit.C.

I do take allergie meds on a daily basis, which annoys me, because it's not good for my liver =/ I have a dustmite allergie though so I'm ALWAYS stuffy at night if I don't

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Old 06-27-2012, 12:44 AM
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I cannot remember to take things...even taking prenatals was iffy. I'm just horrid at remembering things
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:31 AM
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I don't take any kind of vitamin/supplement...don't feel the need to. Mike, however, takes glucosamine as he has had hip surgery, and he also takes a multi-vitamin, because, and I quote, he eats like a poor male college student. LOL
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:39 AM
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I also take a multi.

because yea, poor college student. I barely eat vegetables. I do very well with fruits, lots of water.. but yea.



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