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    Supplement to blunt cortisol release from mental stress?


    I suffer from OCD as well as a bit of anxiety and was curious as to what supplements would be best to blunt my adrenals from releasing excess cortisol in periods of mental stress, as I know that any kind of stress is bad for muscle growth.

    I am familiar with relora and cissus for reducing cortisol, but I am specifically interested in something that will blunt or stop cortisol from being released when I experience a type of mental stress.

    Thanks!

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    I have similar issues myself. I highly recommend you checkout Erase by PES. It has anticortisol effects. Been taking it for a couple weeks now and I have definitely noticed a positive impact on my mood and overall mental well being.

    I also recommend you take some fish/krill oil supplements. You can also look into SAMe, 5-HTP, GABA, and Valerian root.
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    Cheapest supplement route is vitamin C, I find intense and regular cardio helps mostly.

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    Oh yeah, I've also been doing a lot more cardio than before these past few weeks. That is definitely another excellent way to help manage stress.
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    Check out Reduce XT, it's exactly what you're looking for.
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    ashwangda root, they also mention st john wort for anxiety
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    EndoAMP and Vidatest are what looking for... or Magnesium oil from swansonvitamins
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    I've had good stress/anxiety reducing effects with 200mg-600mg L-Theanine+350mg-700mg Passion Flower Extract. I use the NOW brand. I take both supplements at the same time.

    I tried these out after reading some good reviews of Seredyn. I just looked up the ingredients in Seredyn and bought the ingredients. Seredyn also has Valerian in it but I skipped that because I know that's a common sleep aid and I didn't want the sleepy effect.
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    Seconded on VitC. I take 2-3g a day, 1g when i wake up when cortisol is high, then 1g or so post workout when cortisol is high again. I can't really comment on the products mentioned in this thread but VitC will be your most cost effective response to high cortisol. Buy a bottle from NOW for less than 10 dollars and profit.
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    this sounds like what you need, and it's on sale now too...

    http://www.nutraplanet.com/product/c...-c-120-ml.html
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    Reduce XT + Picamilon-150 + Phenibut XT. Stop cortisol at the source and reduce already elevated levels.
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    Im using PES Erase and DS Lean Extreme. Yeah Erase has had positive effects on my mood.
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    Looks like I will be picking up some vit c this week. Thanks guys!


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    Quote Originally Posted by IronManny View Post
    I have similar issues myself. I highly recommend you checkout Erase by PES. It has anticortisol effects. Been taking it for a couple weeks now and I have definitely noticed a positive impact on my mood and overall mental well being.
    Agree here. Erase is a very versatile supplement, and in most users, the feedback shows signs of lowering cortisol
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    SNS Reduce XT is the exactly what you need and looking for.
    http://www.nutraplanet.com/product/s...t-90-caps.html

    PES Erase also has some anti-cortisol effects.
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    Reduce XT and Vitamin C would be the perfect combo for this.
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    I like l-theanine for mental stress.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansm View Post
    Cheapest supplement route is vitamin C, I find intense and regular cardio helps mostly.
    intense and regular cardio for REDUCING cortisol? Explain....
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    NOW Relora and Holy Basil at 3 caps each, 3 times per day. Add HerbPharma Lemon Balm extract at 2-3 dropperfuls and nothing will get under your skin.
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