Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) - The Anti-Fat Vitamin?

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Re: Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) - The Anti-Fat Vitamin?

Post Number:#106  Post by tangy » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:16 pm

I have been taking just 1800-2400 of Now Pantethine. Below is my 3 rd week report.


Pros:

1) Lost 1 pound.

2) Even facial skin tone.

3) 60% reduction of facial oil and 80% reduction in white heads.


Cons:

Losing skin oil from hands and legs making skin to crack all over.

Lost a lot of hair! :?

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Post Number:#107  Post by Stone_Circles » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:47 pm

tangy wrote:
Lost a lot of hair! :?


why would that be? anyone know?

doesn't seem good

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Post Number:#108  Post by zarfas » Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:46 am

tangy wrote:I have been taking just 1800-2400 of Now Pantethine. Below is my 3 rd week report.


Pros:

1) Lost 1 pound.

2) Even facial skin tone.

3) 60% reduction of facial oil and 80% reduction in white heads.


Cons:

Losing skin oil from hands and legs making skin to crack all over.

Lost a lot of hair! :?


I had a DC friend use and sell
HCG ass a diet supplement

HCG does nothing to help you lose weight, but she reports, MORE ENERGY, NO HUNGER< 2.3lbs lost a week*YES!!!_


as much as I want to know a MOA of how more b vitamins cause all these effects...

placebo effects are strong and talked about here

The placebo effect has to be one of the all-time most baffling scientific phenomena we've run across. This process, by which you can fool the body into healing with nothing more than fake pills and bullshit, is more than just the power of positive thinking. The more they study it, the more scientists realize that either the brain has way more influence over our health than we realize or a huge number of the ailments we complain about are in fact just all in our heads.
http://www.cracked.com/article_21932_7- ... doing.html

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Post Number:#109  Post by confused1 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:24 pm

Some anecdotal fuel for the fire--- Since I started taking daily 3g. Pantothenic acid and 600mg. Pantethine two months ago, I've lost 10 lbs. without consciously changing my diet. Maybe I am not quite as hungry or maybe I'm a little more active. But I haven't deliberately tried to eat less or exercise more. I've also added 12.5mg. Iodine from lugol's solution so that may have factored in. Not very scientific I know, but I'm happy nonetheless. Lol, I put on a pair of jeans the other day and they were really tight and I thought, "Oh great, I'm gaining weight." Turns out they were my son's, size 34" waist!

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Post Number:#110  Post by tangy » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:00 am

4 weeks of Pantethine use and I had to bring down the dosage to 1 capsule every alternate day due to the extreme skin dryness it was causing. I have never witnessed such skin dryness before, soles of my feet were just flaking away. I developed white patches on my feet what looked like ulcers but were just manifestation of extreme loss of oil from the skin. I didn't lose any weight.

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Post Number:#111  Post by confused1 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:20 am

tangy wrote:4 weeks of Pantethine use and I had to bring down the dosage to 1 capsule every alternate day due to the extreme skin dryness it was causing. I have never witnessed such skin dryness before, soles of my feet were just flaking away. I developed white patches on my feet what looked like ulcers but were just manifestation of extreme loss of oil from the skin. I didn't lose any weight.
That's a shame. Are you taking any other B vitamins? I increased my intake of biotin and added inositol along with an increase in B complex. Sometimes individual B vitamins can cause problems.

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Post Number:#112  Post by zarfas » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:12 pm

tangy wrote:4 weeks of Pantethine use and I had to bring down the dosage to 1 capsule every alternate day due to the extreme skin dryness it was causing. I have never witnessed such skin dryness before, soles of my feet were just flaking away. I developed white patches on my feet what looked like ulcers but were just manifestation of extreme loss of oil from the skin. I didn't lose any weight.

why would you lose weight? were you eating less than you burned?

If vit b5 doesnt increase metabolism, why would it cause anyone lose weight by taking it?

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Post Number:#113  Post by tangy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:31 am

confused1 @ I do take 3-4 grams of Inositol and a B complex capsule.

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Post Number:#114  Post by confused1 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:52 am

I'm not recommending you resume your high b5 intake but you could try adding inositol and biotin to see if it helps clear up your symptoms. From what I've read it seems the body can use the "wrong" b vitamin in a pinch to perform the functions of the "right" b vitamin, with bad results long term.

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Post Number:#115  Post by tangy » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:24 pm

confused1 @ I am already taking Inositol. I will try adding Biotin to the mix. Thanks.

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Post Number:#116  Post by confused1 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:33 pm

Just trying to be helpful. Hope it helps!

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Post Number:#117  Post by ofonorow » Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:07 am

Might be a poor place to post this, but I again landed in the hospital. Intestinal obstruction from really poor eating. Could not keep down a drop of water, so until I got my IV cortisol, and the inflammation subsided, I was plugged. (My brother sneaked me sodium ascorbate when I was able to take clear fluids, and it worked its magic like a charm! Great laxative..)

Its a conundrum that if this happens - and you cannot take medicine (e.g. hydrocortisone or vitamin C) by mouth - there are no good options. (I am going to start carrying fiber and enzyme tablets with me - for every meal. And part of the issue may be a lack of digestive enzymes from my resected pancreas)

The reason for posting here is that I stopped taking everything - including my 10 g of vitamin B5.. And a strange thing happened. I got a very unusual strong erection at the hospital... Maybe some kind of B5 "rebound" effect? I don't know, strange - and embarassing.

Home and well as vitamin C saved the day. And I'll pitch the great documentary CANCER CAN BE KILLED again here https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0748NNDK8 because I've had time to watch it twice. The Vitamin C as a "trojan horse" for sugar is an excellent metaphor.
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Post Number:#118  Post by tangy » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:39 am

I hope you get well soon. The documentary is not available in my region :(

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Post Number:#119  Post by Johnwen » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:48 am

And part of the issue may be a lack of digestive enzymes from my resected pancreas


YA THINK!

Let’s see! Type 1 Diabetes Maybe that would say something about your pancreatic function??

Instead of writing a book on this here’s some reading!

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2798167/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2798169/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4513827/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2798170/

Just maybe!! With the proper testing and proper treatment a lot of the other problems you are experiencing also, might just magically disappear??
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Post Number:#120  Post by ofonorow » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:34 am

Thanks for the homework! But its not just testing, right? I mean, I probably need to replace the missing enzymes, and since there is no harm, it seems like good insurance. (And since pancreatic enzymes are John Beard's answer to cancers, there is a dual benefit.)
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