Supplement combination/effectiveness

Posted by wisfloj @wisfloj, Sep 27, 2019

Ergomax brand PEA was working so well after 9 weeks of 1200 mg. Per day, thought I was 'cured'. Pain and burning was rare and brief! Then…it comes back. Who would one go to in order to find out if supplements are cancelling each other, overkill in combination taken etc.? I take alpha lipoic acid in the R-ala form, acetyl L carnitine, turmeric and B12. Continuing with PEA since I stocked up! Medical doctors? doubt it, health food stores? Probably sell you more stuff! How do you find a chemist or biologist perhaps? Thanks for any advice.

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@cwallen9…I take 1200 mg PEA, 400 mg 3 times/day (the 100 percent PEA capsules with no additives) made by Vitalize in the Netherlands. Helps some. Also use 2 percent PEA topical 3 times/day (called Soothamide). Still have some problems wearing shoes though. This is mostly due to calluses on my feet that burn the most. Pam

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I take 3x day with food. Used to think it worked, but it took 8-9 weeks. Lately it doesn’t seem to 🤷🏼‍♀️

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@wisfloj

I take 3x day with food. Used to think it worked, but it took 8-9 weeks. Lately it doesn’t seem to 🤷🏼‍♀️

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Forgot, it’s ergomax brand 400 mg. (Amazon)

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Me again… I found the Vitalize brand on their own website, Amazon, and also Walmart.com. Much more reasonably priced than ergomax. I was unable to see photos of the sides and back of the box and there are no reviews which is concerning. Their website does suggest taking three capsules with plenty of water and food three times a day then you can cut back to twice a day. I would love to be able to see the back of the box, I think it’s important to see where it is actually sourced from, claims it is the Netherlands in Amazon questions/answers section though. Research continues!

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@wisfloj…Pam here. I am posting below what is on, in this case, the side of the box: Composition: Palmitoylethanolmide (PEA); Dosage 1200 MG; Ingredients: Palmitoylethanolmide (PEA); Capsule: Vegetarian (HPMC); * daily dose 3 capsules (per capsule 400 mg). Usage: Take one capsule with water 3 times/day; Store in a dark and dry place at room temperature (15-25 deg C); 100 % pure in case of sensitivity to ingredients. Then the usual warning to consult your doctor first before using. At the bottom it says "Made in Holland". On the other side of the box it says is another description of the product with manufacturing standards. Distribution is by Vitalize NL (Netherlands) info @vilalize,com. At the bottom it indicates distribution is in the UK by Vitalize (there apparently UK distribution site in Hampton England) and an address and telephone # and email address for the distributor; info@hamptonbrands.com. I guess you could send an email to the maker and/or distributor of the product to get more information. Batch # and expiration date on the bottom of package. Just the UPC # on the back of package and a note about other products available through the company: i.e. B12 Energy, B-complex active, Vitamin D bisic and Magnesium Muscle Complex. I hope this helps. Pam

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@wisfloj…Pam here. I am posting below what is on, in this case, the side of the box: Composition: Palmitoylethanolmide (PEA); Dosage 1200 MG; Ingredients: Palmitoylethanolmide (PEA); Capsule: Vegetarian (HPMC); * daily dose 3 capsules (per capsule 400 mg). Usage: Take one capsule with water 3 times/day; Store in a dark and dry place at room temperature (15-25 deg C); 100 % pure in case of sensitivity to ingredients. Then the usual warning to consult your doctor first before using. At the bottom it says "Made in Holland". On the other side of the box it says is another description of the product with manufacturing standards. Distribution is by Vitalize NL (Netherlands) info @vilalize,com. At the bottom it indicates distribution is in the UK by Vitalize (there apparently UK distribution site in Hampton England) and an address and telephone # and email address for the distributor; info@hamptonbrands.com. I guess you could send an email to the maker and/or distributor of the product to get more information. Batch # and expiration date on the bottom of package. Just the UPC # on the back of package and a note about other products available through the company: i.e. B12 Energy, B-complex active, Vitamin D bisic and Magnesium Muscle Complex. I hope this helps. Pam

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Pam
You are so sweet and a great typist. Are you still unable to post a picture of your bottle?

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Thanks. I wills start taking 400mg three times a day.

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I am taking 900MG AM 900mg lunch and 900 MG PM

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@chace61…Pam here. Is the PEA working for you?

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Thank you Pam, sounds legit as it comes from the Netherlands which is where my much pricier one comes from. So when I finish the two extra bottles I have waiting I think I will switch. And I love Walmart.com !

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I am taking GABAPENTIN 2700mG a day helps some

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@rwinney

Pam
You are so sweet and a great typist. Are you still unable to post a picture of your bottle?

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@rwinney…This is a box, not a bottle. Inside the box are individually wrapped and sealed 400 mg capsules that are sealed. There is no writing on them, just on the box… Thanks for the complement. I hope I can continue typing! I think my hands are starting to be affected by this SFN…bummer. Pam

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@cwallen9

I have been taking 800mg (two 400mg capsules) of PEA for about a month. Is it better to spread it out over the day (one in morning and one in evening) or should I just take it all at once? I have been taking it all at once in the morning and I seem to feel better in the morning, and then it gets worse in the afternoon and evening.

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@cwallen9
I only can reflect on my experience with it. I generally take one in the morning and one in the evening (about 12 hrs. later), and one midday if it's a bad day. That seems to be enough to keep a steady state for me.

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@burningfeetinphoenix

@rwinney…This is a box, not a bottle. Inside the box are individually wrapped and sealed 400 mg capsules that are sealed. There is no writing on them, just on the box… Thanks for the complement. I hope I can continue typing! I think my hands are starting to be affected by this SFN…bummer. Pam

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But still no ability to take a photo of the box and post it to save your hands? Just curious. But, if you like typing, then go for it! 😁

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@rwinney…Not sure how to attach a photo to a reply. Please advise. It would have to be photos of all the sides of the box per my text…Pam

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