Glycobol and side effects?

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  1. Glycobol and side effects?


    Hi all,

    I have just started gycobol with half a cap 5 minutes before breakfast that contains more than 50g of complex carbs and I am starting to experience shortness of breath. I tend to be very sensitive to supplements that work :-)

    Does anyone already experience this? then did it stop or should I better discontinue it?


  2. well never had sob(dyspnea), and i have moderate asthma which is a 9/10 on the severity scale, but glycobol does make my metabolism sky rockett and with that it gives me bad gas and i have 2-3 bowel movements a day that are green .
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by MacWanted View Post
    Hi all,

    I have just started gycobol with half a cap 5 minutes before breakfast that contains more than 50g of complex carbs and I am starting to experience shortness of breath. I tend to be very sensitive to supplements that work :-)

    Does anyone already experience this? then did it stop or should I better discontinue it?
    If you are having shortness of breath please stop. I have not heard of this problem but it is not something to play with.

  4. Quote Originally Posted by iron fists View Post
    well never had sob(dyspnea), and i have moderate asthma which is a 9/10 on the severity scale, but glycobol does make my metabolism sky rockett and with that it gives me bad gas and i have 2-3 bowel movements a day that are green .
    The green stool is normal it is the Berberine.
  5. purelife1
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    oh the green stools...
    my question on the shortness of breath is how did you take a half capsule
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  6. Quote Originally Posted by purelife1 View Post
    oh the green stools...
    my question on the shortness of breath is how did you take a half capsule
    I would be interested to know also. Maybe broke it open and added it to a shake?

  7. I love glycobol

  8. I have just opened it and remove a part of it and then close it. I wonder if it could have been an interaction with green tea as I stopped it and today it seems ok.

  9. and just to be clear, you were taking the half cap 5 minutes before breakfast and got the shortness of breath before you started eating? or was it after eating?

  10. Quote Originally Posted by EasyEJL View Post
    and just to be clear, you were taking the half cap 5 minutes before breakfast and got the shortness of breath before you started eating? or was it after eating?
    after, let say few hours after... it was not strong and I have seen that some one else reported the same in another forum but he said that it did not last over time.

  11. First week I took it gave me some bad green diarrhea, stopped taking it for a week then started back at lower dose and no problems. Urine smells terrible though.

  12. If you continue to have problems, by all means, please discontinue taking the Glycobol.

    If the problem then further persists, please see your doctor.

  13. Quote Originally Posted by blackcj7 View Post
    First week I took it gave me some bad green diarrhea, stopped taking it for a week then started back at lower dose and no problems. Urine smells terrible though.
    Alot of the time it is too high of a dose that causes this. I find 1 cap twice a day is enough for me.

  14. Alot of the time it is too high of a dose that causes this. I find 1 cap twice a day is enough for me.
    yeah thats what I did, took some time off and came back with a lower dose and things are fine now

  15. It's odd how things work differently for many people. I believe Don is a lot bigger than I am at almost 5'8/180 lbs, yet I can take four a day and not have any stomach issues.
  16. purelife1
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    i can handle 4 a day if i take 1 at a time instead of 2 and im 240lbs

  17. I've played with my Glycobol meals a lot. For me, I make sure not to consume very much fat with my Glycobol meals. This seems to do the trick. I also base the number of capsules I take depending on the amount of CHO I will be consuming. The fat intake seems to be key for me though. I'm not sure why this is, I just know it works

  18. I control fat intake as well when taking Glycobol. When I take four per day gas seems to be pretty bad. Two a day seems to clear this up.
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  19. Quote Originally Posted by stxnas View Post
    It's odd how things work differently for many people. I believe Don is a lot bigger than I am at almost 5'8/180 lbs, yet I can take four a day and not have any stomach issues.
    Very true. Glycobol dosage can vary so much from person to person.

  20. I took some this morning thinking that I was going to have a late pancake brunch. We ended up eating at a local/authentic Mexican restaurant...

  21. Quote Originally Posted by stxnas View Post
    I took some this morning thinking that I was going to have a late pancake brunch. We ended up eating at a local/authentic Mexican restaurant...
    Ouch that can be ugly!!!!

  22. Other than how quickly everything hit me, I was otherwise fine
  23. purelife1
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    Lasagna and Glybocol..that messed me up big time..couldnt breath i was so gassy and bloated..it was good though..hopefully no one was passing by the bathroom door when the sonic boom came out

  24. Quote Originally Posted by purelife1 View Post
    Lasagna and Glybocol..that messed me up big time..couldnt breath i was so gassy and bloated..it was good though..hopefully no one was passing by the bathroom door when the sonic boom came out
    LMAO!!!

  25. 1 cap for either breakfast or lunch, and 1 fasted before bed worked great for me. Most days it was 2, but some days I'd do 3. Pre-bed was an awesome way to effortlessly lose weight ,and get some decent sleep.
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