Lemonaid wrote:Your true bowel tolerance is defined by a non-stop steady stream of ascorbate anything less is confounded by the very short half-life and decreasing absorption rates associated with increasing single dosages.
Schigara wrote:Smaller but more frequent doses. Try 1 gram every hour or 2 grams every other hour or 2 grams per hour. You can't really get a steady flow taking large doses spread 4-6 hours apart.
carnyard wrote:Schigara wrote:Smaller but more frequent doses. Try 1 gram every hour or 2 grams every other hour or 2 grams per hour. You can't really get a steady flow taking large doses spread 4-6 hours apart.
How do you determine your maintenance dose and how do you spread your maintenance dose out during the day?
Schigara wrote:Personally, I want the steadiest flow of c I can get so I spread my doses out roughly every hour to 1.5 hours apart while awake. I take 10 doses per day of 1.5 grams(3 500mg tablets) which totals 15grams in a day. This amount gives me a good bit of gas. Last week I tried upping the doses to 2 grams at a time to see if I could handle 20 grams a day and after the 8th dose, I had a loose bowel movement.
It's all just trial and error but the main thing is to not try to take giant doses at one time.
Example: One time I took 5 grams at once and got a very loose BM. This does not mean my daily bowel tolerance is 5grams. This just means my per dose limit is less than 5grams. My daily limit is between 16-18 grams. There is a difference between dose limit and daily limit.
carnyard wrote:Schigara wrote:
Thank you. That was very helpful. One more question if you don't mind. Do you find taking Vitamin C in capsule form vs. powder form gives you a little more control using the dosage strategy that you just outlined? I am currently experimenting with both powder and capsules to see which works better for me.
Schigara wrote:It is just more convenient as I can load up my pill organizer and take it with me to play golf or whatever and not have to deal with measuring powder and putting it in a liquid.
As per the above literature it would be fair to say that there is no solid evidence to suggest magnesium stearate is harmful.
Silicone Chemistry wrote:Although human exposure to crystalline silica is extensive and generally to no ill effect, tissue (especially lung) exposure to particulate silica or silica dust has well defined toxic, inflammatory outcomes (American Thoracic Society, 1997).
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