R-ALA and females???
- 07-22-2004, 10:41 PM
R-ALA and females???
My girlfriend has been anti-supplement during our entire relationship. Tonight something came over her, and when I was taking some R-ALA before a carb meal, she decided she wanted to take one also. About 30 minutes later she started sweating like a pig, almost like as if she took a thermogenic. R-ALA has never, ever made me sweat. As a matter of fact, I don't feel anything from it. WTF?
- 07-23-2004, 10:26 AM
Lower bodyweight so perhaps the insulin micry effects were more pronounced causing the effect of a carbload? Or perhaps she is normally hypoglycemic and the sensitization to insulin caused some sort of super carb receptiveness? Or theres always the dreaded placebo effect.
07-23-2004, 01:38 PM
07-23-2004, 01:59 PM
r-ala lowers blood sugar. When you have low blood sugar you may start sweating among other things. It doesn't have to do w/ her being a female (except as magg mentioned her smaller size), i have the same reaction to it and have to be extremely careful, even at like 280mg. I rarely use it, only on it now because of my GH.
(i take it 30 min before my GH shot, and add a 50g dextrose shake to mimic the effects of slin.)
08-06-2004, 04:16 PM
As mentioned, because R-ALA can lower blood sugar, if I take 300mg and wait too long to eat, I get shaky.Originally Posted by DieTrying
What brand of R-ALA did she take?
I have had my girlfriend take 200mg of Bulk Nutritions r-ala right before eating and she has never had that problem.
08-06-2004, 04:24 PM
08-06-2004, 06:19 PM
all ALA does this to me, right now i use the K R-ALA from smi2e.biz.Originally Posted by DevilSmack
I've previously used smi2le's normal r-ala, syntrax's, and bulknut's.
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