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« Reply #14725 on: 29/09/2011 06:04:37 »
has anybody read this?

http://www.mycandidacleanse.com/could-pois-post-orgasmic-illness-syndrome-be-candida/

Would like to see what peoples reactions are


"Candida" is a highly suspicious diagnosis in a field filled with quackery and hoaxes. There is a legitimate rare disorder, but usually this term, "Candida" has been (ab)used as a catchall term that includes just about everybody in the world (1 out of 3 people!) so that it can be "treated" with quack vitamins, nutrients, supplements, etc.
http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/candida.html



If you scroll to the bottom of that Candida article you'll see a post from me, writing under the pseudonym "POIS sucks".  I took 3Lac for a few months (two years ago), and it's supposed to be one of the most effective supplements for curing Candida.  It did nothing for me- bc I didn't have candida.  I had pois.  The guy selling it is just trying to make $, nothing more than that.  The guys writes that he thinks POIS sounds like its reminiscent of Candida.  If he were right, that would be tantamount to pinning the tail on the donkey in 1 try.... and you are completely blindfolded and the donkey is 5 miles away.   I HAVE pois, I HAVE taken 3 LAC and it DOESNT help.  Also they have NOTHING to do with each other.  Also you can take a 5 second "spit test" to determine if you have candida. 

What the guy in the article failed to mention, is there is a very basic 'spit test' you perform to see if you have Candida.  Look it up, it takes 1 minute to do. 
 

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« Reply #14726 on: 29/09/2011 10:03:29 »
has anybody read this?

http://www.mycandidacleanse.com/could-pois-post-orgasmic-illness-syndrome-be-candida/

Would like to see what peoples reactions are


"Candida" is a highly suspicious diagnosis in a field filled with quackery and hoaxes. There is a legitimate rare disorder, but usually this term, "Candida" has been (ab)used as a catchall term that includes just about everybody in the world (1 out of 3 people!) so that it can be "treated" with quack vitamins, nutrients, supplements, etc.
http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/candida.html



If you scroll to the bottom of that Candida article you'll see a post from me, writing under the pseudonym "POIS sucks".  I took 3Lac for a few months (two years ago), and it's supposed to be one of the most effective supplements for curing Candida.  It did nothing for me- bc I didn't have candida.  I had pois.  The guy selling it is just trying to make $, nothing more than that.  The guys writes that he thinks POIS sounds like its reminiscent of Candida.  If he were right, that would be tantamount to pinning the tail on the donkey in 1 try.... and you are completely blindfolded and the donkey is 5 miles away.   I HAVE pois, I HAVE taken 3 LAC and it DOESNT help.  Also they have NOTHING to do with each other.  Also you can take a 5 second "spit test" to determine if you have candida. 

What the guy in the article failed to mention, is there is a very basic 'spit test' you perform to see if you have Candida.  Look it up, it takes 1 minute to do. 

The "spit test" is bogus. This explains:

http://www.natural-acne-solution.com/candida-spit-test.html
 

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« Reply #14727 on: 29/09/2011 22:48:53 »
Thank you very much for that, John!

We've had numerous discussions here about Candida and the "spit test." Always the same conclusion.

"Candida", as it is popularized, simply does not exist, it is NOT a real malady! It is a hoax, a  complete fraud.

Once again, Quack Watch has a solid explanation for this so-called 'yeast infection':
http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/candida.html

The Candida article author, an MD, concludes: "I believe that practitioners who diagnose nonexistent "yeast problems" [e.g., "Candida"] should have their licenses revoked. Some apply this diagnosis to nearly every patient they see."





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« Reply #14728 on: 29/09/2011 23:40:20 »

I have just written to a major condom manufacturer asking for help with [POIS Medical Research] funds!


Thank you, mellivora!!

I like this way of thinking!  The pitch (which can perhaps apply to other companies/foundations) can be something like:

Dear Major Condom Company,

There are currently a number of people who, due to POIS, are not having sex as often as the typical person.  As such, they aren't buying as many condoms.  If, however, you would be willing to donate to help cure POIS, this could ultimately result in an increase in condom sales.

Sincerely,
the POIS community


Are there other products or companies for which a similar approach could work well?
 

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« Reply #14729 on: 30/09/2011 04:49:04 »
Re: condom manufacturers and POIS

Very interesting, Guthrie!

I never really saw the connection till your post.
 

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« Reply #14730 on: 30/09/2011 16:44:17 »
Hi, I haven't checked in for many months, but I thought I'd pop in say that I've found my 90% cure.

Maca root powder (shown to increase serum levels of testosterone)
5-HTP, precursor to serotonin, decreases compulsion-based behavior,

and finally, recently, the powerful kicker:

Rhodiola Rosea. Makes a HUGE difference on my mood, mental stamina, and my way of seeing the world. I've stopped and started a few times so far, and I notice the difference right away. Also, they say it's good to cycle with it- i.e.- something like 7 days and 2 days off.

I sincerely hope you all find your own cures! I wouldn't be surprised if Rhodiola Rosea made a difference for any of you.

Recovery time has gone from over a month to just about 12 hours. And what I DO go through in those 12 hours is more tolerable.
 

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« Reply #14731 on: 30/09/2011 23:57:25 »

There is the true candida syndrome and the hoax. Here we decided to give up this hypothesis except if there are clear signs of candida (white tongs, lips or mouths : use google picture )


B_Jim, yes! Thank you for clarifying!
 

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« Reply #14732 on: 01/10/2011 18:00:55 »
I'm currently in a quite bad economic situation, mainly because of Pois. I can't have the studies i'd like to have, and i don't have the work i'd like to have.

However, i still have some hopes that i can improve my situation despite Pois.

I don't know when i'll be able to donate for the cause, but I have in mind donating as soon as i can.
 

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« Reply #14733 on: 02/10/2011 23:34:55 »
I don't donate because even with all the hard core POIS advocates donating/knowing about it, we're only in about 10%.  I also am wary of NORD and people asking me for money but I'm paranoid.  If we were a lot closer I'd consider it. 

However if someone did come up with a cure and charged 20 grand for it, I'd sign up tomorrow.
 

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« Reply #14734 on: 03/10/2011 04:02:36 »


apostate801, thank you for your honest and straightforward feedback.
 

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« Reply #14735 on: 03/10/2011 13:22:15 »

Re: B_Daniel's poll (see his post above)
http://poiscenter.com/forums/index.php?topic=219.0




For the section "other" please, write us in a post what is this reason, it would help a lot (even if we are not in a quantitative marketing research... :P)



Habibou, excellent suggestion!

If you are someone who voted  "other" and are hesitant to post your reason, PLEASE send a Private Message CONFIDENTIALLY to either me, Daveman, or B_Daniel, the poll author. So we can better determine our status.
THANKS everyone who replied to the poll!!!!
 

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« Reply #14736 on: 03/10/2011 13:46:24 »
I don't donate because even with all the hard core POIS advocates donating/knowing about it, we're only in about 10%.  I also am wary of NORD and people asking me for money but I'm paranoid.  If we were a lot closer I'd consider it. 

However if someone did come up with a cure and charged 20 grand for it, I'd sign up tomorrow.

Apostate801,

I think this is the cure of which you speak!
And for a lot less than $20,000 out of your pocket!
That is the great thing about this opportunity - we can collectively donate a fraction of that amount and have world class scientists working on OUR specific illness.

WE MUST DO THIS!!

This is our self test. Our moment in time. Our time to have some faith in people that are trained to help people like us.
You know the old saying "It's time to stop talking and take action".
I am not advocating that we stop talking, but certainly, it IS time to take action!!

Also, if I remember correctly, NORD did not solicit money from us in the beginning... we asked them for help.

I know there may be some of us that cannot afford to contribute, but looking at the list of professions, it seems to me that most of us are fairly well compensated and could spare $50 or more.
Can we not forgo a dinner out, a sitting at a casino, one concert, one fishing trip, etc, (you get the point), to greatly improve our odds of managing this malady?
It may be something very simple, but we will never know if we don't get professional help!

Sorry for the rambling, but this seems like such a no brainer! A small sacrifice when approached collectively!

I feel so strongly about this opportunity, I am willing to donate more than my original pledge of $1000 to help offset the few that truly cannot afford to give.

Everyone here - please take a leap of faith and donate!!!!!
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« Reply #14737 on: 03/10/2011 16:00:26 »
THANK YOU SO MUCH, EDS!!!
 

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« Reply #14738 on: 03/10/2011 17:52:32 »
First off let Me say Thank you so much EDS. Its so greatly appreciated that we have people like you who have faith in us.

Second, Today I O'd, After it i got really itchy down here, so I basically assured myself POIS is allergy related, I thought, I wonder what would happen if i O' Again just to see if it would help. I did so, And now i feel extremely better than I had in the Past, I feel alot more alive and awake, with just little itching on my body. Im not sure if I will feel this way for the rest of POIS but for now im content, I will make sure I come back on later and tell you guys how i feel.

Third, I have a doctors appointment today, I am going to do my best to tell her about my POIS without embaressing myself, Maybe she will give me some type of allergy medicine or something. Well wish me luck guys!
 

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« Reply #14739 on: 04/10/2011 01:42:06 »
good luck at your doctor's appointment, Itsthatskater.
 

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« Reply #14740 on: 04/10/2011 06:09:33 »

Itsthatskater, I second Vincent Marcus' best wishes!
 

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« Reply #14741 on: 04/10/2011 08:47:17 »
I have had POIS since I was 16. I recognized it at 36, but was confused for 20 years. At 52, I stopped being orgasmically sexual and got a lot better for a couple of years, but not completely well. Two years ago I stopped being sexual and every symptom went away and has never comeback.

I was curious about this experience so I wrote and asked Dr. Waldinger:

"Could seminal fluid be "released towards and into the urethra" prior to orgasm, during arousal and non-orgasmic penetration? Hence triggering immunological reaction, to a lesser percentage, prior to orgasm? My experience is that not being orgasmic solves most of the problem, which I have abstained from for 4 years, but to have total relief from symptoms requires not activating the sexual process at all.
This make procedural sense, as it is 100% successful, but does this make medical sense to you in your experience?"

His response was:

"Yes, seminal fluid can reach the urethra before orgasm occurs, during arousal and non-orgasmic penetration."
 
With best regards,
 
Prof. dr. Marcel D. Waldinger



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« Reply #14742 on: 04/10/2011 14:34:27 »
Hi, I haven't checked in for many months, but I thought I'd pop in say that I've found my 90% cure.

Maca root powder (shown to increase serum levels of testosterone)
5-HTP, precursor to serotonin, decreases compulsion-based behavior,

and finally, recently, the powerful kicker:

Rhodiola Rosea. Makes a HUGE difference on my mood, mental stamina, and my way of seeing the world. I've stopped and started a few times so far, and I notice the difference right away. Also, they say it's good to cycle with it- i.e.- something like 7 days and 2 days off.

I sincerely hope you all find your own cures! I wouldn't be surprised if Rhodiola Rosea made a difference for any of you.

Recovery time has gone from over a month to just about 12 hours. And what I DO go through in those 12 hours is more tolerable.

RhythmSpring, I am very happy that this combination is working for you!
I thought I would try Rohdiola Rosea since you think that is the "kicker" in your treatment. Unfortunately, I have not noticed much (if any) difference. I am taking 340mg twice a day, both in and out of POIS. The only thing that may be of note for me is I seem to sleep more soundly and definitely dream more (which is probably a good thing).

I will continue my experiment with Rohdiola Rosea and see how it goes (thanks for your reporting).

The only thing that seems to be of consistent help for me is Niacin. As mentioned before, I take 250mg about an hour before "O" and it lessens the impact and length of typical POIS symptoms. I follow up with 650mg of plain aspirin the next morning and repeat every 12 hours for 2-3 days.
 

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« Reply #14743 on: 04/10/2011 16:35:33 »
I have had POIS since I was 16. I recognized it at 36, but was confused for 20 years. At 52, I stopped being orgasmically sexual and got a lot better for a couple of years, but not completely well. Two years ago I stopped being sexual and every symptom went away and has never comeback.

I was curious about this experience so I wrote and asked Dr. Waldinger:

"Could seminal fluid be "released towards and into the urethra" prior to orgasm, during arousal and non-orgasmic penetration? Hence triggering immunological reaction, to a lesser percentage, prior to orgasm? My experience is that not being orgasmic solves most of the problem, which I have abstained from for 4 years, but to have total relief from symptoms requires not activating the sexual process at all.
This make procedural sense, as it is 100% successful, but does this make medical sense to you in your experience?"

His response was:

"Yes, seminal fluid can reach the urethra before orgasm occurs, during arousal and non-orgasmic penetration."
 
With best regards,
 
Prof. dr. Marcel D. Waldinger



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He responded to you, that is weird i thought he was to busy.
But that is good to know because that can explain alot my symptoms that occur without ejaculation.
 

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« Reply #14744 on: 04/10/2011 16:36:49 »
Hi, I haven't checked in for many months, but I thought I'd pop in say that I've found my 90% cure.

Maca root powder (shown to increase serum levels of testosterone)
5-HTP, precursor to serotonin, decreases compulsion-based behavior,

and finally, recently, the powerful kicker:

Rhodiola Rosea. Makes a HUGE difference on my mood, mental stamina, and my way of seeing the world. I've stopped and started a few times so far, and I notice the difference right away. Also, they say it's good to cycle with it- i.e.- something like 7 days and 2 days off.

I sincerely hope you all find your own cures! I wouldn't be surprised if Rhodiola Rosea made a difference for any of you.

Recovery time has gone from over a month to just about 12 hours. And what I DO go through in those 12 hours is more tolerable.

RhythmSpring, I am very happy that this combination is working for you!
I thought I would try Rohdiola Rosea since you think that is the "kicker" in your treatment. Unfortunately, I have not noticed much (if any) difference. I am taking 340mg twice a day, both in and out of POIS. The only thing that may be of note for me is I seem to sleep more soundly and definitely dream more (which is probably a good thing).

I will continue my experiment with Rohdiola Rosea and see how it goes (thanks for your reporting).

The only thing that seems to be of consistent help for me is Niacin. As mentioned before, I take 250mg about an hour before "O" and it lessens the impact and length of typical POIS symptoms. I follow up with 650mg of plain aspirin the next morning and repeat every 12 hours for 2-3 days.

just curious testosterone + niacin equals how many days of pois for you now.
 

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« Reply #14745 on: 05/10/2011 05:43:19 »

I don't donate because even with all the hard core POIS advocates donating/knowing about it, we're only in about 10%.  I also am wary of NORD and people asking me for money but I'm paranoid.  If we were a lot closer I'd consider it. 

However if someone did come up with a cure and charged 20 grand for it, I'd sign up tomorrow.



Apostate801,

I think this is the cure of which you speak!
And for a lot less than $20,000 out of your pocket!
That is the great thing about this opportunity - we can collectively donate a fraction of that amount and have world class scientists working on OUR specific illness.

WE MUST DO THIS!!

This is our self test. Our moment in time. Our time to have some faith in people that are trained to help people like us.
You know the old saying "It's time to stop talking and take action".
I am not advocating that we stop talking, but certainly, it IS time to take action!!

Also, if I remember correctly, NORD did not solicit money from us in the beginning... we asked them for help.

I know there may be some of us that cannot afford to contribute, but looking at the list of professions, it seems to me that most of us are fairly well compensated and could spare $50 or more.
Can we not forgo a dinner out, a sitting at a casino, one concert, one fishing trip, etc, (you get the point), to greatly improve our odds of managing this malady?
It may be something very simple, but we will never know if we don't get professional help!

Sorry for the rambling, but this seems like such a no brainer! A small sacrifice when approached collectively!

I feel so strongly about this opportunity, I am willing to donate more than my original pledge of $1000 to help offset the few that truly cannot afford to give.

Everyone here - please take a leap of faith and donate!!!!!


 

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« Reply #14746 on: 05/10/2011 23:00:54 »
Hi folks, a visitor from the Thunderclap Headache (orgasm headache) thread here. Some developments - and hope? - to let you know about. it concerns a guy whose sex headaches faded when his wife got pregnant. His headaches were the Type 3, which come on after orgasm, rather than the thunderclap Type 2 or pre-orgasmic Type 1. His other symptoms (detailed below) seem to me to be quite POIS-like, so I thought I should post here.

First, here's a brief summary of how I got onto the sex headaches thread:

April 2007: First orgasm headache aged 46, male, 6ft, 15st/240lb, after abdominal op. Took up Pilates for neck/shoulder tension, also started to see osteopath
Dec 2007: 1st post on Naked Scientists
Feb 2008: CT scan to rule out aneurysms, malformations etc: negative. Acupuncture, which helped my eyesight but not the headaches
Apr 2008: after bad flu, headaches begin to fade even tho neck still not good. WTF?! Saw nice neurologist who said keep an orgasm diary.
Jun 2009: they're back, with a bang > hospital with a massive one + abdo cramps. Have given up all osteo etc - can't afford it. Start paying attention to breathing. Oxygen constricts brain arteries, CO2 dilates them, so if dilation=pain, oxygen is good? Seems to work!
Nov 2010: Breathing strategy having only patchy success; I spotted a case report in the BMJ - newbielink:http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2010/bcr.10.2009.2359.abstract [nonactive] - about a guy whose sex headaches go away whenever his wife gets pregnant, so his doc gives him a progestogen pill & it works in between pregnancies. I start using progesterone cream - it seems to work, but I've been here before...
June 2011: Spacing orgasms by weeks, having more 'OK' ones than bad ones but neither cream nor breathing is a magic cure, the headaches still seem random - and there's a constant 'buzz' of borderline headache. GP has prescribed Sumatriptan, dreadful: felt like I was having a heart attack. Referred to neurologist No.2, he prescribed calcium channel blockers, diltiazem - why? They were rubbish, made headaches worse. They relax arteries, so why would they help?

Right, up to date. I'm afraid physically I feel I'm back to square one, just had another massive head-and-stomach job like June 09, had to call ambulance, it was so crippling. And once again, hours in A&E until pain eases off a bit, then home. Back to GP, back to neurologist, hoping for nice No.1, maybe it'll be No.3?

Trying to review my approach to coping with this bloody condition, it seems to me that, just as I think something's working, it stops working. I'll leave myself alone for 3 weeks, follow all my guidelines, breathe properly etc, and whammo, I get the big ache. The BMJ report I found on the web still seems the best hope, so instead of just reading the summary, I bought the full text, it makes very interesting reading. His headache relief matches up with typical female progesterone (P4) production during pregnancy, ie from 8 weeks after conception until delivery - so it seems it's definitely the P4 that's helping. The article, oddly enough, is a bit inconclusive on the actual mechanics - it seems clear to me that he is getting exposed to his wife's P4 via sexual intercourse - how else? The article says:

'Close cohabitation and absorption of progesterone through touch and smell could be the beneficial mechanism. Progesterone could also be absorbed per urethra during coitus, but this would not explain the beneficial affects of the compound after non-coital sexual activity.'

Hm, touch and smell? Anyway, in between two pregnancies, he persuades his doc to prescribe him  P4 pills after trying 8% progesterone cream rubbed into the top lip and nostrils - which doesn't work - and another drug, the dopamine agonist bromocriptine, which also fails. The actual drug he gets is norethisterone, used in contraceptive pills. He takes one (5mg) about 30 mins before sex, and gets 95% relief from pain. Sometimes he waits, and takes 10mg a few minutes after sex, ie in the 20-minute window before the headache starts, and gets 100% relief!

The guy's symptoms were more than just the headache - which was a pounding sensation felt across his whole head, with no nausea or vomiting - he also suffered, amongst other things,

Photophobia
Increased muscle tension and irritability
Anxiety and impaired cognitive functioning
Difficulty concentrating
Nightmares
Fatigue, especially in the mornings

All of which look a lot like Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome. He took the oral norethisterone for about 9-10 months, seemed to tolerate it well, didn't seem to suffer side-effects and had relief from his other symptoms as well as the headaches. They tested his progesterone levels during his wife's second pregnancy - ie while he wasn't taking the pills - but didn't find them raised above the normal range for a male.

I'm still working out the implications of this, but one thing seems clear: the cream doesn't necessarily work, at least not for everyone. But the finger of causation - or at least, a finger - is still pointed squarely at the body's endocrine functions. Of all the complex, interreacting hormones, norepinephrine (noradrenaline) seems to stick out as capable of provoking headaches - eg in this case report - newbielink:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2148749/ [nonactive] - (link to full text PDF available) when norepinephrine mixed with dental local anaesthetic causes a series of sudden, intense headaches. Norepinephrine certainly spikes at orgasm, but not everyone gets the headaches. There's clearly something else going on. Either we get way more norepinephrine than most, or something else potentiates it, eg a blood pressure spike, or the pre-existing state of our cerebral arteries.

You'll have noticed a lot of sites, such as herballove.com, drlin.net, cure-erectile-dysfunction.org, actionlove.com, talking about hormones and neurotransmitters in terms of 'burnout', usually as the alleged result of 'sexual exhaustion' or 'over-masturbation'. I'm not sure I take their claims at face value, given that a) they appear to claim that practically every hormone we've got is 'destroyed', 'disabled', out of whack in some way, b) they all end up selling you a nutrition potion and c) I simply don't believe I have ever been sexually exhausted, certainly I've never masturbated to the alarming levels described in some of their case studies! But I am quite stressed out, have had really bad sleep because of shift work, feel a lot of anger and depression at times - not just over orgasm headaches. So I don't dismiss their claims entirely; they may be onto something.

And I'm off to my GP asap, to get referred back to a neurologist. And I'll ask, why have I never yet, in 4 years, been prescribed either of the two drugs most often quoted as effective in sexual headache - propanolol and indomethacin? And can I have a trial of oral norethisterone, please? I suppose I could always go to my local Family Planning Clinic and ask to be put on the progesterone-only Pill...
 

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« Reply #14747 on: 06/10/2011 02:19:49 »
Hi, I haven't checked in for many months, but I thought I'd pop in say that I've found my 90% cure.

Maca root powder (shown to increase serum levels of testosterone)
5-HTP, precursor to serotonin, decreases compulsion-based behavior,

and finally, recently, the powerful kicker:

Rhodiola Rosea. Makes a HUGE difference on my mood, mental stamina, and my way of seeing the world. I've stopped and started a few times so far, and I notice the difference right away. Also, they say it's good to cycle with it- i.e.- something like 7 days and 2 days off.

I sincerely hope you all find your own cures! I wouldn't be surprised if Rhodiola Rosea made a difference for any of you.

Recovery time has gone from over a month to just about 12 hours. And what I DO go through in those 12 hours is more tolerable.

RhythmSpring, I am very happy that this combination is working for you!
I thought I would try Rohdiola Rosea since you think that is the "kicker" in your treatment. Unfortunately, I have not noticed much (if any) difference. I am taking 340mg twice a day, both in and out of POIS. The only thing that may be of note for me is I seem to sleep more soundly and definitely dream more (which is probably a good thing).

I will continue my experiment with Rohdiola Rosea and see how it goes (thanks for your reporting).

The only thing that seems to be of consistent help for me is Niacin. As mentioned before, I take 250mg about an hour before "O" and it lessens the impact and length of typical POIS symptoms. I follow up with 650mg of plain aspirin the next morning and repeat every 12 hours for 2-3 days.

just curious testosterone + niacin equals how many days of pois for you now.


CC,

I have backed off TRT because of some unusual aches and pains I had never had before. Now that I am off of the testosterone, things are pretty much back to normal. TRT did seem to help POIS, but at what cost?

For me right now, Niacin seems to be working about as well as the TRT did with less potential side effects.
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Can someone please explain Niacin is it just a B-complex vitamin being taken?
 

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« Reply #14749 on: 06/10/2011 23:35:29 »
Can someone please explain Niacin is it just a B-complex vitamin being taken?

Niacin is a single b-vitamin. It is vitamin B3. It appears that there are various forms which have been working to reduce POIS symptoms and you can read this thread on the other forum for that information:

http://poiscenter.com/forums/index.php?topic=174.0

The bottle of pills that I bought is simply labeled "Niacin 100mg". Taking two of these pills does the trick for me.
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