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    Hi there folks

    Just tried Gaba for the first time as I have been curious about its sleeping qualities and obviously the GH, but I have just come through a very rough 48 hours on it. I dont know whether I have an intolerance to it or maybe my dose was too high.
    It states on the product (S.A.S Labs) that you should take 3mg after a workout and then 3mg just before bed so I took a teaspoon (4mg) after training and then another teaspoon 3hours later which means I took 8mg when they only recommended 6mg. I did a little investigation into gaba beforehand and I found that you could take as much 18mg of this stuff so I thought I would be good to go with 8mg no problem!

    However I had the worst nights sleep of my life, vivid dreams waking every hour and feeling nauseous as hell and then on awaking in the morning the p*ssing, sh*tting and puking fest began (all involuntary I might ad, which was very embarrasing to say the least). the following 24 hours saw me confined to the floor feeling like I had been flattened by a train and looking like and extra from a Resi Evil game, I also had severe shooting pains in the lower half of my legs and massive headaches.

    Im just a little confused as everywhere I have read theres seems to be little or no side effects to this stuff, has anybody else experienced these effects or had any probs with gaba?

    I appreciatte any help you can give me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut
    Hi there folks

    Just tried Gaba for the first time as I have been curious about its sleeping qualities and obviously the GH, but I have just come through a very rough 48 hours on it. I dont know whether I have an intolerance to it or maybe my dose was too high.
    It states on the product (S.A.S Labs) that you should take 3mg after a workout and then 3mg just before bed so I took a teaspoon (4mg) after training and then another teaspoon 3hours later which means I took 8mg when they only recommended 6mg. I did a little investigation into gaba beforehand and I found that you could take as much 18mg of this stuff so I thought I would be good to go with 8mg no problem!

    However I had the worst nights sleep of my life, vivid dreams waking every hour and feeling nauseous as hell and then on awaking in the morning the p*ssing, sh*tting and puking fest began (all involuntary I might ad, which was very embarrasing to say the least). the following 24 hours saw me confined to the floor feeling like I had been flattened by a train and looking like and extra from a Resi Evil game, I also had severe shooting pains in the lower half of my legs and massive headaches.

    Im just a little confused as everywhere I have read theres seems to be little or no side effects to this stuff, has anybody else experienced these effects or had any probs with gaba?

    I appreciatte any help you can give me!

    I just tried it for the first time too about a month ago. I didn't puke but I didn't take as much as you. You should only start out with 500mg. Anyway, it just makes me feel tense and nervous. There is no way I can sleep on the stuff. Its sitting on top of my fridge, I don't want to trash it so I'm trying to think of how to get rid of it.
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    I know that 3grms of it puts me right to sleep. I can't image taking it after a work out. It sounds to me like you are taking too much of it. I would take 3 gr right before bed and that's it. Maybe there is someone on here that knows more about it but as I recall it really doesn't raise GH levels enough to do anything. I have also found the stuff to be pretty acidic. It bothers my stomach a lot when I take it. Obviously with the symptoms you are having you should cut down the dose or discontinue it all together.
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    I will be trying it tonight, just got my order in from custom. You guys mean grams, not mg right. On customs website it says starting dose is 500mg. I was going to start with around 1 gram and will post my experience tomorrow.
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    will be trying it tonight, just got my order in from custom. You guys mean grams, not mg right. On customs website it says starting dose is 500mg. I was going to start with around 1 gram and will post my experience tomorrow.
    Whoops sorry you are right. that would be grams not mg.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R6Speed
    I will be trying it tonight, just got my order in from custom. You guys mean grams, not mg right. On customs website it says starting dose is 500mg. I was going to start with around 1 gram and will post my experience tomorrow.
    I will look forward to seeing how you get on with this, if customs says start with 500mg then I guess 8 grams for my first dose was a little on the high side.
    I Hope you dont get any of the symptoms I posted as they kinda sucked.
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    Just an update, I took one gram ~1 hour before I usually go to sleep. Probably 20mins after I noticed some slight relaxation and I slept a little better than I normally do. I experienced no vivid dreams. At this dose, the effects were very slight, but noticeable. I will try 3 grams tonight.
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    GABA is fantastic as a relaxation aid...i have taken it off and on for a while now. i started with the recommended 3 gr per day but quickly moved to 5 gr (dose proven by research to increase levels of GH 550%. to really take advantage of this increase it is best used 30 minutes prior to your workout...if it makes u "chill" then take it with a stim like caffeine...it does work and the workouts are awesome...
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    The problem with all GABA agonists and Precursors is that the receptors down regulate fast and then one risks a rebound of extra stimulation/anxiety. Everyday use is problematic, first it's good, then null or bad fairly quickly for many users.

    Throw some Piracetam in there, I have yet to try a mind related substance it did'nt enhance.
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    Tried it again this weekend and lowered the dose (3gr instead of 8gr), although I didnt throw up It did knock me out. The dreams were still vivid for me and after 10 hours kip I woke up feeling exhausted (my dream was like a 10 hour movie marathon)

    Oh well another pot destined for the dusty supplement drawer!
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    Did you try it again? I have friends who have had similar episodes at first, then they switched to a vastly lower dose, then increasing it now and again until they can tolerate 4-5 g well. Took 2 weeks. They really like the stuff now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uppercut
    Tried it again this weekend and lowered the dose (3gr instead of 8gr), although I didnt throw up It did knock me out. The dreams were still vivid for me and after 10 hours kip I woke up feeling exhausted (my dream was like a 10 hour movie marathon)

    Oh well another pot destined for the dusty supplement drawer!

    First of all you take 33% MORE than what is recommended on the bottle. Then you find out custom recommends 500mgs so you take 6 times that and you are going to stop because it is no good for you.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER
    First of all you take 33% MORE than what is recommended on the bottle. Then you find out custom recommends 500mgs so you take 6 times that and you are going to stop because it is no good for you.


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    lol

    Hey buddy maybe just try backing way off on the dose you were using and give it another try.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ss01
    Did you try it again? I have friends who have had similar episodes at first, then they switched to a vastly lower dose, then increasing it now and again until they can tolerate 4-5 g well. Took 2 weeks. They really like the stuff now.
    Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER
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    Hey buddy maybe just try backing way off on the dose you were using and give it another try.
    Cheers guys I appreciatte you posting, gonna give this another go and this time im gonna use a spoon instead of a shovel to mix and maybe even take my blindfold of too
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    iVE BEEN TAKIGN Gaba for two years strait now.

    it works ...and it works well as a great anti-aging supplement

    the best time is too take it pre-training.,,and its because it increases hgh for 30 minutes 5.5 times...when your tearing yor msucles down you want hgh to be high.

    i use it for bodybuilding. ...

    notes for newbies...dont go no higher than 2 grams for the first week

    second week you can bump it up to 5 grams if you want

    i take 5 grams a day....

    Gaba is also a neurotransmitter and it;s a calming one. (example dopamien is a feel good neurotransmiieter, so is serotin) anyways alot of mental paitents take gaba to take the edge off and relax.

    i have a friend that works with "crazy people" and she said some of these people were prescribed gaba.

    anyways its a good supplement for bodybuilding, and i recommend it for anyone thats serious.Gains will start to be noticable after 6 months of use. Im speaking from my expirence .
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    Thanks for the info.

    I find it interesting that you say it is calming and takes the edge off. I wouldn't think taking it before a workout would get you AMPED like we want to be.

    Also since it raises HGH I thought best time to take was just before bed.

    Thanks for your time


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    Lets resurrect an old thread

    Anyone tried GABA with AMP pre-workout? I'm thinking about that...
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    I was wondering also to try it pre-workout but I'm afraid of it's calming effect. I guess it may be counterproductive. Now taking it with a stimulant can be another story. I'm curious to hear of any experience in that regard.
  

  
 

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