Why are r-ALA supplements being discontinued?

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  1. Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post
    So... Not wanting to talk about being on the brink of death is being a complete dick? I should just be really happy to tell you all that I'm in the process of dying a fairly slow and painful death and chit-chatting with you all about that, and be REALLY REALLY HAPPY ABOUT IT huh? Really? Do you have neurons? Do they work?
    this guy....
    troll? 25 posts since jan 2010? maybe?
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  2. Quote Originally Posted by BigRigg View Post

    this guy....
    troll? 25 posts since jan 2010? maybe?
    If it really is old Grunt then he's not a troll. Real old school G from AM. Did a lot with peptide protocols before they were a dime a dozen....
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  3. If it really is the original Grunt. I would like to pry. Do you think all the IGF is possibly responsible for your health issues?

  4. Quote Originally Posted by Able825 View Post
    If it really is the original Grunt. I would like to pry. Do you think all the IGF is possibly responsible for your health issues?
    Yes, I am Grunt76. My email got hacked some years ago, and someone used my hacked email to get into my forum accounts, even using my good name and reputation to scam people. So now I'm using Grunt7684. I had other handles before Grunt76, and my presence on this board goes back to 1996 or so, if memory serves. But disagreements with Bobo made sure I had to change handles...

    That being said, I don't think IGF-1 in general is responsible for my health issues. However, at some point, I was sold by a renowned source something he called "Receptor-grade" IGF-1, and this stuff didn't provide any of the effects of IGF-1. After using that ****, going back to normal IGF-1 didn't provide any results at all either, even using stuff I knew was really good. It's like that stuff broke my insulin or IGF receptors. Or both. I suspect it was the much feared IGF-1 receptor binder that someone (I forget whom) had written an article about, saying it should be avoided at all costs. After that, all the problems associated with insulin resistance started cropping up.

    If any of you go back that long, you may recall (or dig out of past threads, if you are that dedicated, LOL) that I used IGF long before any AAS. As a matter of fact, I was AAS-free when this problem hit. But with the effects of insulin resistance (fat gain, mostly), I simply couldn't do it as a "natural" anymore. AAS helped me very much, obviously, especially that after 14 years of natural (and "natural", using only IGF for assistance) training, my body was so primed for them. Anyway, long story short, I used AAS as a great stopgap measure, keeping me in shape for a few years until the insulin resistance turned into type 2 diabetes. To top it off, my incompetent doctor didn't see my diabetes on my blood tests, even with glycaemia readings 2, 3 times above normal, for a year or more. This did a lot of damage to me that I am still feeling today. That includes the cancer, whose incidence in diabetics is much, much higher than in the non-diabetic populations. I might write an e-book about the biology of cancer and its relation to diabetes sometime, if I have the energy for it. Doctors don't understand any of it, they just know that "the incidence of cancer among diabetics is higher". That's really not much understanding, and requires shedding light on.

    I am currently writing an e-book about the biology of type 2 diabetes and all the extremely useful information that doctors do not know about, and that's not just details. There are crucial things doctors aren't trained to know and acknowledge about this disease that are a game-changer. There are also major implications for bodybuilders and any users of pharmaceutical products, and finally, the e-book explains exactly why there is an epidemic of "diabesity" in America, and it has to do with much more than being lazy, although of course, what people eat is hugely important in there, if not exactly the way we bodybuilders think about it.

    You know what the funny thing is? I've been nearly 4 years out of the gym now, and when I fall asleep at night, in that state just between being awake and dreaming, I still see myself in a gym doing squats, or chin-ups, or bent-over rows... When bodybuilding is part of you, it looks like, well, it never leaves. I miss it. I'm writing that e-book for all of you guys, trying to do what I can to spread the important information that may help some people falling into the same kind of trouble that happened to me.

    Do you ever wonder why some people are members on these forums for a number of years, and then disappear? They "move on" from bodybuilding. Yet, if you are any good at it, you must wonder... Why would anyone ever move on? It's healthy and it feels great. I think health troubles hit a hella lot of people around bodybuilding circles, just like other people, and eventually they don't have the energy or the drive to keep going, even though they would like to. It certainly is my case, and I know I'm not alone.

    Bottom line, I suggest that everyone here be very careful what you put into your body. I knew IGF-1 LR3 was safe, and I still know that. However, what you get sold as "IGF-1" could be anything, especially these days. And that goes for absolutely everything, including AAS and supplements. My advice is, don't hunt for bargains, hunt for quality. Because once your health is gone, it can be really hard to get it back.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post
    However, what you get sold as "IGF-1" could be anything, especially these days. And that goes for absolutely everything, including AAS and supplements. My advice is, don't hunt for bargains, hunt for quality. Because once your health is gone, it can be really hard to get it back.
    Good advice

  6. Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post

    Yes, I am Grunt76. My email got hacked some years ago, and someone used my hacked email to get into my forum accounts, even using my good name and reputation to scam people. So now I'm using Grunt7684. I had other handles before Grunt76, and my presence on this board goes back to 1996 or so, if memory serves. But disagreements with Bobo made sure I had to change handles...

    That being said, I don't think IGF-1 in general is responsible for my health issues. However, at some point, I was sold by a renowned source something he called "Receptor-grade" IGF-1, and this stuff didn't provide any of the effects of IGF-1. After using that ****, going back to normal IGF-1 didn't provide any results at all either, even using stuff I knew was really good. It's like that stuff broke my insulin or IGF receptors. Or both. I suspect it was the much feared IGF-1 receptor binder that someone (I forget whom) had written an article about, saying it should be avoided at all costs. After that, all the problems associated with insulin resistance started cropping up.

    If any of you go back that long, you may recall (or dig out of past threads, if you are that dedicated, LOL) that I used IGF long before any AAS. As a matter of fact, I was AAS-free when this problem hit. But with the effects of insulin resistance (fat gain, mostly), I simply couldn't do it as a "natural" anymore. AAS helped me very much, obviously, especially that after 14 years of natural (and "natural", using only IGF for assistance) training, my body was so primed for them. Anyway, long story short, I used AAS as a great stopgap measure, keeping me in shape for a few years until the insulin resistance turned into type 2 diabetes. To top it off, my incompetent doctor didn't see my diabetes on my blood tests, even with glycaemia readings 2, 3 times above normal, for a year or more. This did a lot of damage to me that I am still feeling today. That includes the cancer, whose incidence in diabetics is much, much higher than in the non-diabetic populations. I might write an e-book about the biology of cancer and its relation to diabetes sometime, if I have the energy for it. Doctors don't understand any of it, they just know that "the incidence of cancer among diabetics is higher". That's really not much understanding, and requires shedding light on.

    I am currently writing an e-book about the biology of type 2 diabetes and all the extremely useful information that doctors do not know about, and that's not just details. There are crucial things doctors aren't trained to know and acknowledge about this disease that are a game-changer. There are also major implications for bodybuilders and any users of pharmaceutical products, and finally, the e-book explains exactly why there is an epidemic of "diabesity" in America, and it has to do with much more than being lazy, although of course, what people eat is hugely important in there, if not exactly the way we bodybuilders think about it.

    You know what the funny thing is? I've been nearly 4 years out of the gym now, and when I fall asleep at night, in that state just between being awake and dreaming, I still see myself in a gym doing squats, or chin-ups, or bent-over rows... When bodybuilding is part of you, it looks like, well, it never leaves. I miss it. I'm writing that e-book for all of you guys, trying to do what I can to spread the important information that may help some people falling into the same kind of trouble that happened to me.

    Do you ever wonder why some people are members on these forums for a number of years, and then disappear? They "move on" from bodybuilding. Yet, if you are any good at it, you must wonder... Why would anyone ever move on? It's healthy and it feels great. I think health troubles hit a hella lot of people around bodybuilding circles, just like other people, and eventually they don't have the energy or the drive to keep going, even though they would like to. It certainly is my case, and I know I'm not alone.

    Bottom line, I suggest that everyone here be very careful what you put into your body. I knew IGF-1 LR3 was safe, and I still know that. However, what you get sold as "IGF-1" could be anything, especially these days. And that goes for absolutely everything, including AAS and supplements. My advice is, don't hunt for bargains, hunt for quality. Because once your health is gone, it can be really hard to get it back.
    So true. Good advice. Like I said. Best of luck and I'll be praying for you
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  7. I could have actually been wrong about you grunt, i take back what i said! That was some great advice! My apologies!
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  8. hang in there grunt. there are some exciting things happening in cancer research.


    don't have high enough post count to post the link but here is the full article:

    Scientists find treatment to kill every kind of cancer tumor
    Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with, the New York Post reported.
    The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a "do not eat" signal to the body's immune system, according to Science Magazine.
    This protein is produced in healthy blood cells, but researchers at Stanford University found that cancer cells produced an inordinate amount of the protein thus tricking the immune system into not destroying the harmful cells.
    With this observation in mind, the researchers built an antibody that blocked cancer's CD47 so that the body's immune system attacked the dangerous cells.
    So far, researchers have used the antibody in mice with human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver and prostate tumors transplanted into them. In each of the cases the antibody forced the mice's immune system to kill the cancer cells.



  9. Wait, this is the old grunt from years ago? He was a legit guy.
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  10. Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    Wait, this is the old grunt from years ago? He was a legit guy.
    I've seen him before (under the old tag) and would agree that he WAS a legit guy.

    Doesn't seem that way anymore though.

    Oh well, not everyone takes hardship well.

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  11. Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post

    I've seen him before (under the old tag) and would agree that he WAS a legit guy.

    Doesn't seem that way anymore though.

    Oh well, not everyone takes hardship well.

    "Tough times don't last, tough people do." -Trace Adkins
    "Come talk when you're going through his situation. Until then you're argument and opinion is irrelevant." -me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    I don't. The world doesn't need anymore people like him. But then again, I am a terrible person.
    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    I've seen him before (under the old tag) and would agree that he WAS a legit guy.

    Doesn't seem that way anymore though.

    Oh well, not everyone takes hardship well.

    "Tough times don't last, tough people do." -Trace Adkins
    WTF is going on with you lately? Uncalled for Jim. Whatever has you down figure it out, take a break from the boards if need be. This isn't the Jim that used to frequent the boards. Something clearly has you all backwards. Figure it out man...

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  13. Quote Originally Posted by Afi140 View Post

    "Come talk when you're going through his situation. Until then you're argument and opinion is irrelevant." -me.
    Lol, because he's the only one who's had hardships in life.

    Quote Originally Posted by Valdez View Post

    WTF is going on with you lately? Uncalled for Jim. Whatever has you down figure it out, take a break from the boards if need be. This isn't the Jim that used to frequent the boards. Something clearly has you all backwards. Figure it out man...

    - Valdez
    I literally have no idea what you're talking about...

    I can't think of anything that has changed (not to say something hasn't but I can't recall anything).
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    Lol, because he's the only one who's had hardships in life.
    A terminal illness is not a hardship.

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  15. Quote Originally Posted by Valdez View Post

    A terminal illness is not a hardship.

    - Valdez
    It's also not an excuse to come in here and treat people like sh*t. I hate to see anyone with a terminal illness, but respect still earns respect.

  16. Quote Originally Posted by Valdez View Post

    A terminal illness is not a hardship.

    - Valdez
    Actually, it is

    hardship [h:dp] n
    1. conditions of life difficult to endure
    2. something that causes suffering or privation

    I've known plenty of people with the same problems (my father was diabetic, my grandmother died of cancer).

    Neither of them were pricks who went around lamenting their circumstances and taking it out on other people.

    My dad passed from an infection he got when medical malpractice caused him to develop gangrene. Both of his legs were amputated, he still didn't act like a douche.

    The reason for the difference in behavior? See Trace Adkins quote.

    Quote Originally Posted by stopstalking View Post

    It's also not an excuse to come in here and treat people like sh*t. I hate to see anyone with a terminal illness, but respect still earns respect.
    My point exactly.

    I don't care what your circumstances are, it is not an excuse to treat people poorly. Especially people that are trying to help you out.

    No one pried into his personal life, merely stated that powder is cheaper and more versatile. He acted like a child and began to b!tch about his life and act like a douche.

    Why would powder form affect him negatively but caps don't? Even if it does, why is it a reason to treat people like he did?

  17. Yep, that's me, and I still am. If those dudes didn't treat me like I was some POS because my post count is low, none of this BS would have happened.

    And for you, jimbuick, the "special case" on this board, if I had come under my old handle and stated "no powders", I can *GUARANTEE* you that, that would have been "OK Grunt doesn't want powders". Instead, I come here with a handle with only 27 posts and I come under the holy inquisition because I don't want powders, and *OWE* whoever is posting in the thread an explanation, and not wanting to give one is what, being a douche? Really? Do you realize what it is you are saying.

  18. Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post
    Yep, that's me, and I still am. If those dudes didn't treat me like I was some POS because my post count is low, none of this BS would have happened.

    And for you, jimbuick, the "special case" on this board, if I had come under my old handle and stated "no powders", I can *GUARANTEE* you that, that would have been "OK Grunt doesn't want powders". Instead, I come here with a handle with only 27 posts and I come under the holy inquisition because I don't want powders, and *OWE* whoever is posting in the thread an explanation, and not wanting to give one is what, being a douche? Really? Do you realize what it is you are saying.
    Interesting, your reading comprehension must be very poor. Especially for someone who holds himself to be the greatest intellect of our time.

    Nobody called you a douche for not wanting to give an explanation. Everyone called you a douche for being a tool, see below if you need your memory refreshed.


    Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post
    But no, I understand that underpowered beings prefer to gang up and stick together when confronted with someone they don't know, trying to give themselves a feeling of superiority and of rightfulness, no matter how wrongheaded the actions are. So you are doing that. Very cute. Get over your insecurity, admit you are all wrong, and we'll leave it at that. OK?
    Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post

    Wow. Now, here is a specimen of greatness, implying that I should abandon the idea of living. Euthanasia suits you. For yourself. Ask your doctor about it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post

    Well, obviously your neurons don't work well at all. I will not speak further to you, as you are obviously incapable of comprehending even the most basic of statements.

  19. Nice out of context quotes!

    Oh, and it's "your" reading comprehension...

    And none of those posts are what got people riled up, what got people riled up is when I expressed my disagreement with having to explain my health situation as the reason I didn't want powders.

    And again you avoid the main point of my previous post. If I had posted under my previous profile, "No powders" would have been 1,000 times sufficient and no Great Inquisition Into Why This POS "grunt" Dude Wants No Powders. And you know it's true, so you know what to do next.

    Kthxbye.

  20. Anyone know where I can get caps of this?
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  21. Quote Originally Posted by Grunt7684 View Post
    Nice out of context quotes!

    Oh, and it's "your" reading comprehension...

    And none of those posts are what got people riled up, what got people riled up is when I expressed my disagreement with having to explain my health situation as the reason I didn't want powders.

    And again you avoid the main point of my previous post. If I had posted under my previous profile, "No powders" would have been 1,000 times sufficient and no Great Inquisition Into Why This POS "grunt" Dude Wants No Powders. And you know it's true, so you know what to do next.

    Kthxbye.
    Your attitude is what got people riled up, not what you said specifically but how you said it. (Or typed rather)

    I don't care if you believe it is your post count that made your answer unacceptable. You may be right, you may not be. I don't care either way, you are avoiding my main point.

    You acted inappropriately and now you're trying to justify your rudeness by pointing out typos?

    I think you know what to do next.

    Kthxbye.

    Quote Originally Posted by Montego1 View Post
    Anyone know where I can get caps of this?
    Why not try the powder bro, it's more versatile and cheaper. :wink:

  22. Na-r-ala will not be removed from ss v.2 to clarify that up.
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  23. Quote Originally Posted by Daycrawler View Post
    Na-r-ala will not be removed from ss v.2 to clarify that up.
    Good news
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