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View Poll Results: What supplements do you take?
Fish oil 16 13.79%
Flaxseed 4 3.45%
Multivitamin 40 34.48%
Glucosimine Chondroitin 8 6.90%
Natural cholesterol lowering agents like plant sterols 5 4.31%
Garlic 6 5.17%
Niacin 2 1.72%
Protein powder 3 2.59%
Fiber supplements 6 5.17%
Soy products 4 3.45%
Aspirin (not a supplement, good for heart attack and stroke prvention) 15 12.93%
Ginko 3 2.59%
Viagra 4 3.45%
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Old 10-31-2005, 05:48 PM   #21
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I tried glucosamine & chondroitin. It does work but it takes time to build up in your system before you feel any benefits + during your initial phase you take more than the maint. phase which stinks b/c of the horse pill size. I have since quit.

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I confess! - Was this your second guess
No! You shocked me, thought it was a little scamper, not a trout! Viagra, eh? Nothing wrong with that. Probably go through the entire Kama Sutra in one night with enough of those... or die trying.
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Currently taking a pre-natal vitamin for the little one.* *
Whoa! Congrats, CG! But TH and I have been trying to tell you: first you RE, *then* you have the kid.
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No! You shocked me, thought it was a little scamper, not a trout!* Viagra, eh? Nothing wrong with that. Probably go through the entire Kama Sutra in one night with enough of those... or die trying.
Cutthroat has a young attractive wife. I think I spotted a case of viagra next to his "wine rack".

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Currently taking a pre-natal vitamin for the little one.* *
You go girl!!

Oh yeah, you are* probably not the only one on this board taking something for the "little one".*
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Part of the reason I take the tastier route is that it makes compliance easier.
I rather enjoy the taste of Metamucil. Each to his own. I am happy that it is good for me.
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I rather enjoy the taste of Metamucil. Each to his own. I am happy that it is good for me.
I LOVE the taste of Metamucil. Especially the orange flavored kind. My DH thinks I'm nuts.
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That's the flavor I have on my shelf. Good stuff.
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My bet is on a wahoo. Of course, there is an another moderator who has a recent transgression history But this smells like the little wahoo to me.
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Yep, wahoo is unusually quiet today...
I've been spending 12 hour days helping paint the house daughter #1 just purchased and is moving into later this week.

Back on topic (sort of): Tylenol, and lots of it.... :P

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Cutthroat has a young attractive wife. I think I spotted a case of viagra next to his "wine rack".
Didn't see any Viagra. But it did look like he had half dozen loaves of wheat bread.... 8)

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Didn't see any Viagra.* But it did look like he had half dozen loaves of wheat bread.... 8)

Hey REWahoo, you're paying attention.

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I LOVE the taste of Metamucil.* Especially the orange flavored kind.* My DH thinks I'm nuts.
OK. You love orange-flavored metamucil, but you don't like Australian wine. I finally see where you're coming from.
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Whoa!* *Congrats, CG!* *But TH and I have been trying to tell you: first you RE, *then* you have the kid.
Thanks! Yeah, I always have to do things the hard way :
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You go girl!!

Oh yeah, you are* probably not the only one on this board taking something for the "little one".*
Luckily, DH doesn't need anything for the little one yet!
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* Luckily, DH doesn't need anything for the little one yet!*
Oh my GOSH!* * *
You're talking about something totally different from what* I was thinking
How completely embarrassing* * * *
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Oh my GOSH!* * *
You're talking about something totally different from what* I was thinking
How completely embarrassing* * * *
Oops. Now I'M embarrassed!
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Oops.* Now I'M embarrassed!* *
I am sorry my embarrassment caused yours*

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Brew -

I tried glucosamine & chondroitin. It does work but it takes time to build up in your system before you feel any benefits + during your initial phase you take more than the maint. phase which stinks b/c of the horse pill size. I have since quit.

I've been debating taking both of these supplements. I'm a little paranoid of putting anything in my system. Did you do a lot of research on this? How long was the initial phase? How much did you take? Costco seems to have a good deal on this, so I might pick up a bottle next time.

Did you quit taking it because your joints were OK or because you got sick of taking all those pills?

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Gluco/Chond does work but it takes about 2-3 months before it builds up in your system, i.e. before you start to feel the benefits.* For example, my knees felt a lot better whenever I had to crouch down to pick stuff up back when I had a job that required standing for long hours.* I did some research and quite a few M.D.s recommend using it as well.* From what I know Gluco can be found naturally in some foods like catfish but not in a large enough quantity to do much good.* Additionally, I felt no side effects at all.*

The good thing is the prices have come down considerably but I quit because I got tired of taking the pills + I went back to school and quit my job so I didn't spend as much time standing/bending etc.* I am not always good about stuff like that but if you take a multi on a regular basis I doubt it will bother you much once the initial phase is over.
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