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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    They mentioned earlier if you take at the same time it will polymerize. And they mention dosing times a few pages back as well.
    I think that pertained to ALA/R-ALA; no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beau View Post
    I think that pertained to ALA/R-ALA; no?
    Yes
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    I've seen pinchthebear mention he thinks they will not polymerize...I still dose separate to be safe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beau View Post
    I think that pertained to ALA/R-ALA; no?
    Yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I take 2g SNS Choline Citrate. 500mg of CDP-Choline or Alpha-GPC is fine too.
    Is it true that all cholines are/can be pro-depressant?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post
    I've seen pinchthebear mention he thinks they will not polymerize...I still dose separate to be safe
    They do not polymerize in the acidic environment of the stomach. Mixing the bulk powders in a cup is a different story (I learned the hard way)
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    Quote Originally Posted by John33 View Post
    Is it true that all cholines are/can be pro-depressant?
    In those predisposed, yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69

    They do not polymerize in the acidic environment of the stomach. Mixing the bulk powders in a cup is a different story (I learned the hard way)
    That makes sense and that sucks man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69

    In those predisposed, yes.
    Is there an alternative for those that deel down from taking choline
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    I take 600mg of Alpha-GPC daily, but I noticed that adding 500mg of choline and inositol split twice a day has really improved my mood and sleep. This happened almost immediately and I am certain that the mood is in direct correlation to my sleep.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kisaj
    I take 600mg of Alpha-GPC daily, but I noticed that adding 500mg of choline and inositol split twice a day has really improved my mood and sleep. This happened almost immediately and I am certain that the mood is in direct correlation to my sleep.
    500mg of inositol 2x a day? And in addition to the 600mg of gpc?
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    My bad guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsohei View Post
    500mg of inositol 2x a day? And in addition to the 600mg of gpc?
    No, 250mg.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    They do not polymerize in the acidic environment of the stomach. Mixing the bulk powders in a cup is a different story (I learned the hard way)
    Could you elaborate on this a litte further? Are you saying you can take both bulk powders at the same time?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aaronuconn View Post
    Could you elaborate on this a litte further? Are you saying you can take both bulk powders at the same time?
    You cannot pre-mix them prior to consumption. However, you can take them separately at the same time, as the acidic environment of the stomach will prevent the polymerization reaction (or at least greatly lessen the tendency).
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    Mr C, I missed it and would like to know what your Na-R-ala dose was every other day?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF View Post
    Mr C, I missed it and would like to know what your Na-R-ala dose was every other day?
    Every other day? I take it daily at 300mg presently
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    Cooper, I got your PM and of course I will explain to your what mucuna is whenever you are ready. Send me a PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Every other day? I take it daily at 300mg presently

    My mistake. I thought I had read that it was every other. Thx for the info.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdcc View Post
    Cooper, I got your PM and of course I will explain to your what mucuna is whenever you are ready. Send me a PM.
    Lol
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    It's kind fun to watch NAC and NR-ALA polymerize. Expensive mistake, but provides a scifi-like visual effect. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdcc View Post
    Cooper, I got your PM and of course I will explain to your what mucuna is whenever you are ready. Send me a PM.
    PM sent. I also detailed how anacyclus pyrethrum works in response to your FB message
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    I messaged you to say how much ArA you need in your capsules.
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    How long does the carnitine buzz last and can I do 1g 2x a day to have lasting effects into the evening?
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    I went out of town and left my Ani. and Choline at home, so I did not dose either for two days and still felt pretty good. I have been taking my usual dose the last three days and now the combo seems to be having a different effect. I am having trouble getting awake in the mornings and am so sleepy all day and have the slow thought process feeling like I did before starting this stack. I have not added or changed anything supp. wise. I,m considering not reordering if this keeps up. I,m stumped to why this is happening, anyone else have this happen or any ideas on why I,m having these effects now ?????
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    i noticed when i took alcar in capsule it help me with my driving lessons, since running out my mind has been alot clearer, and its helped me with my concentration, time to get more i think
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    mr.cooper69, how pronounced would you say the improvement in memory is when taking ALCAR? Do you actually notice a boost when it comes to studying and memorizing academic material?

    I'm taking A&P 2, Microbiology, Psychology, and Medical Terminology this semester, so if ALCAR really does help you retain more (or even the same amount) of information with less studying, I'll definitely invest in this...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    mr.cooper69, how pronounced would you say the improvement in memory is when taking ALCAR? Do you actually notice a boost when it comes to studying and memorizing academic material?

    I'm taking A&P 2, Microbiology, Psychology, and Medical Terminology this semester, so if ALCAR really does help you retain more (or even the same amount) of information with less studying, I'll definitely invest in this...
    Absolutely. Memory retention is superb when I'm on ALCAR, Caffeine-Free Focus XT, and Noopept.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Absolutely. Memory retention is superb when I'm on ALCAR, Caffeine-Free Focus XT, and Noopept.
    Thanks. Have you tried studying on just ALCAR? If so, how did that go?

    Also, how are you dosing Noopept? I have actually been interested in trying that for the last few years...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    Thanks. Have you tried studying on just ALCAR? If so, how did that go?

    Also, how are you dosing Noopept? I have actually been interested in trying that for the last few years...
    Yup, I've been using ALCAR continuously for ages (it's the only nootropic I use chronically with minimal off-time).

    I just started the noopept, dosing 30mg with a choline source, and so far so good
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Yup, I've been using ALCAR continuously for ages (it's the only nootropic I use chronically with minimal off-time).

    I just started the noopept, dosing 30mg with a choline source, and so far so good
    Cool. I also just remembered that I had a bottle of Pramiracetam with ~30 tablets (300 mg/each) remaining as well as a bottle of Huperzine A tablets, so I might be formulating my own study stack soon...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Yup, I've been using ALCAR continuously for ages (it's the only nootropic I use chronically with minimal off-time).

    I just started the noopept, dosing 30mg with a choline source, and so far so good
    Cool. I also just remembered that I had a bottle of Pramiracetam with ~30 tablets (300 mg/each) remaining as well as a bottle of Huperzine A tablets, so I might be formulating my own study stack soon...
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    Cooper or anyone have any thoughts ???


    Quote Originally Posted by RipdnTxs View Post
    I went out of town and left my Ani. and Choline at home, so I did not dose either for two days and still felt pretty good. I have been taking my usual dose the last three days and now the combo seems to be having a different effect. I am having trouble getting awake in the mornings and am so sleepy all day and have the slow thought process feeling like I did before starting this stack. I have not added or changed anything supp. wise. I,m considering not reordering if this keeps up. I,m stumped to why this is happening, anyone else have this happen or any ideas on why I,m having these effects now ?????
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    Cool. I also just remembered that I had a bottle of Pramiracetam with ~30 tablets (300 mg/each) remaining as well as a bottle of Huperzine A tablets, so I might be formulating my own study stack soon...
    I love Huperzine A and studies have shown it to be effective for memory. I like taking that with ALCAR when I study. I'm taking medical terminology too and am in my last semester. At least as an undergrad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingjameskjf View Post
    I love Huperzine A and studies have shown it to be effective for memory. I like taking that with ALCAR when I study. I'm taking medical terminology too and am in my last semester. At least as an undergrad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleWade
    ACLAR + Choline Citrate + Huperzine A.

    Come at me, fall semester. Come at me.
    This plus some focus XT and some stocked Adrena-G. I'm looking forward to a 4.0
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    How often do you guys dose your Huperzine A when studying, and how much do you take for each dose? I have a test coming up this Friday and will probably start studying Monday or Tuesday night. My Huperzine A tabs contain 200 mcg each. I'll also be taking Pramiracetam with the Hup A.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baldwanus View Post
    alcar.......hup a.......................just take some FXT
    I got all three so I guess I'm covered!

    Quote Originally Posted by antihero View Post
    This plus some focus XT and some stocked Adrena-G. I'm looking forward to a 4.0
    Despite the recent tide, I love adrena-G.

    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    How often do you guys dose your Huperzine A when studying, and how much do you take for each dose? I have a test coming up this Friday and will probably start studying Monday or Tuesday night. My Huperzine A tabs contain 200 mcg each. I'll also be taking Pramiracetam with the Hup A.
    I do 1-2 caps everyday. Not for more then a few months at a time but that's just cause I get tired of taking so many supps/pills that I take a break from everything every now and again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingjameskjf
    Despite the recent tide, I love adrena-G.
    I love it in very small doses. 25mg or less and I'm OK, anything higher and it doesn't go well.
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