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Skin Update Xmas 2012 - Jan 2013

Posted by Riddled, 13 January 2013 · 678 views

Skin over Christmas and into new year has been bad.

Not so bad, average to good on face apart from boil type thing on side of face and infected hair thing on chin.

Bad on back and in scalp.

Must be doing something.

Things to note:

Eatign too much cereal and carbs in one go.

Stopped Vitamin b5 so maybe it was doing something.



Colostrum. Start Date: 9 Jan 2013

Posted by Riddled, 13 January 2013 · 550 views

I started taking Colostrum on 9th January 2013 [last Wednesday].

It is 12 hr freeze dried ultra colostrum (30% IgG) by Myprotein.


I am/will be taking it every day or every other day or so. Usually with whey powder and milk.

I am taking around 6-8 grams per time.

Stopping /pausing Vitamin B5 Due To Possible Connection With Hair Loss [15 Dec 2012]

Posted by Riddled, 15 December 2012 · 952 views
acetyl-l-carnitine, vitamin b5 and 5 more...
[15 DEC 2012]

My hair has never been thick and always quite thin but i have noticed it has definitely got much thinner during the last couple of months which also happens to coincide with the time i have been taking Vitamin B5 [Pantothenic...

Depression And Acne.

Posted by Riddled, 07 December 2012 · 942 views
depression, testosterone, acne and 1 more...
Up until this wednesday my skin was as clear as it has ever been for years. I have been messing around with supplements and been taking turmeric for about 3 weeks so it could of been that.


Then on Wednesday had breakout between eyes and then on forehead - also couple of spots on back.


I have been badly depressed last few weeks/month or so,...

Bad Breakout 5Th-7Th November [Salt Scrub Causing Breakout?]

Posted by Riddled, 07 December 2012 · 564 views

Bad breakout 5th-7th November.

On Wednesday when i woke up i noticed a pre spot pain between my eyebrows, one mark on one cheek that faded quickly and one small white head on other cheek.

I then did a salt scrub on Wednesday night which i think led to a further breakout on forehead - although could be completely coincidental.

Spot between eyes got...

Turmeric Added 17 November 2012

Posted by Riddled, 22 November 2012 · 515 views

On the 17th November 2012 i started taking turmeric twice a day

Approximately a tablespoon each serving just mixed in water or with protein powder and other supplements.

So far no noticeable difference with skin.

Had pre spot pain between eyebrows but never cam to a head.

Other than that skin on face is good - couple if small spots.

Spot on scalp as...

Acetyl-L-Carnitine + Vitamin B5 3 October 2012

Posted by Riddled, 03 October 2012 · 2,769 views

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Start of Acetyl-L-carnitine + Vitamin b5 0.5 ml each.

a 0.5ml scoop works out at about 0.4grams and often the scoop is junked up a bit so prob just less than 0.4 grams.

After about the 7/8th of October i started to take ~0.4 grams about 3 times a day.


First week skin was getting better i would say moving...

No Sleep At All Night Of Thursday 27Th September Bad Skin - 1,10,12 Onwards.

Posted by Riddled, 03 October 2012 · 550 views

No sleep at all night of thursday 27th September.

Then bad skin From this Monday [01,10,12] onwards - Very bad spots in scalp, Bad Spot[cold sore thing] on bottom corner of mouth, spots on temple

Maybe delay from no sleep.

Maybe coincidence.

Bad Breakout In Scalp - Maybe Shampoo Connection?

Posted by Riddled, 22 September 2012 · 1,542 views
acne, scalp, shampoo, conditioner and 5 more...
Yesterday i noticed some horrific large spots in my scalp - almost cyst size - 3/4 large, inflamed, inflamed, painful to touch spots.

Today they are significantly reduced and on way to fading but i did sleep a good 9 hours for the first time in ages last night.

Things to note:

Last 2 nights i have used a shampoo i don't usually use, normally i...

Dairy Free Experiment. [Start Date: 16, 09,2012]

Posted by Riddled, 22 September 2012 · 700 views
dairymilksinusacne, sinusitis and 2 more...
Last Sunday i started a Dairy free Experiment.

Start date: [16, September, 2012]

I will not be eating any dairy whatsoever - whenever i can help it.

Reasons for experiment

Tinnitus - started a few weeks ago, maybe even months now - left ear ringing with no particular trigger i can think of apart from an association with...

Bad Breakout ~14Th Sept

Posted by Riddled, 22 September 2012 · 397 views

Last Friday [14th Sept] i started to have a bad breakout. Quite a few spots appeared, around usual areas - temple, near side burns and couple below corners of mouth.

I first noted the pre-spot pain around Friday so could of been triggered by something days earlier - who knows.

Things to note:

Very little sleep Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday night. around 5...

21 June 2012 : Very Bad Food Poisoning Then After Affects

Posted by Riddled, 03 July 2012 · 517 views

On the evening of thursday the 21st June 2012 i got very bad food poisoning. Most likely from some old egg fried rice.

that evening i did some sprintign then ate some egg fried rice made with some mince beef that had been lieing aroudn out fo the fridge from the day before and the rice was at least 2 days old.

Diarrhea for a day or so then sickness as...

9Th June 2012 : Start Date For Low Starch, Low Fibre, Low Residue Diet Experiment

Posted by Riddled, 15 June 2012 · 621 views

Last Thursday [7th June 2012] i started a low residue diet experiment. Based on idea i have imbalance of bacteria in gut - SIBO, dysbiosis, etc. The idea being that i have the wrong type/numbers of bacteria and i am feeding them. I am am not sure what is feeding but as i have problems with starch bloating wise [upper intestinal] and farting with fibre...

7 June 2012 : Bad Nights Sleep - Gi Problems - Bad Wind Etc

Posted by Riddled, 07 June 2012 · 535 views

On the evening of the 6th June [Last night] i had a bad nights sleep - got to bed alright then woke up with Gastrointestinal discomfort - probably trapped wind and then bad farting itself, pressed on guts and they were tender. Managed to get back to sleep eventually but then had some farting in the morning as well.


Fish + Chips...

23 May 2012 - Start Date For Oil Cleansing Test [Oil Slick Disaster]

Posted by Riddled, 28 May 2012 · 531 views
acneoil cleansing, oil, cleansing and 2 more...
Last Tuesday [23 May 2012] my acne was pretty bad, not the worst it gets but bad, so i decided to give something topical a chance for once.

I have been "washing" my face with oil for the last week ie: "Oil Cleansing" etc.

In the mornings and through out day i am just washing face with water but after shower/bath i am gently rubbing...

11 May 2012 - Rare Spot/cyst On Cheek Coinciding With Fairly Long Fast And Raw Broccoli.

Posted by Riddled, 17 May 2012 · 543 views

Last Friday [11, 5, 12] was the last day i had a raw broccoli smoothie [somehow was never sick downing them] in the morning. On that day i ended up going a good few hours, i'd say around 6 hours or so before i ate again. So from the previous day i almost went on a 24 hour broccoli only fast type thing.

On the evening of that friday i noticed some...

11 May 2012 - Ceasing Of Broccoli [H-Pylori] Experiment

Posted by Riddled, 17 May 2012 · 700 views

Last Friday, the 11 MAY 2012, was the last day i had one of my rank raw Broccoli "smoothies".

I have decided to pack this in for a while considering it didn't seem to be doing that much and it isn't a good idea long term anyway.


Doesn't seem to be making much difference to acne.

Severe Bloating - Bad Farting - Bad Breakout On Face/neck Area

Posted by Riddled, 17 April 2012 · 868 views

17, 4,12

Today i have had terrible bloating, the two previous days i had bad farting. I have some bad spots on the side of my neck, one on my ear lobe and some weird 24 hr hive type things on cheeks that were painful but then just disappeared.

Diary for past 3 days:

SUNDAY 15,4,12

1/3 head of broccoli.

bowl of rice crispies, bowl of...

9, 4, 12 Noticed Bad Breakout On Back Followed By Some On Face ~ 13Th

Posted by Riddled, 15 April 2012 · 476 views

Around last monday [9,4,12] i noticed a bad breakout coming on my back - so i guess it probably started a few days earlier.
At least 5 largish red spots. They were painful for a few days at least but they are now fading away.

I then got some pre spot pain in at least 4-5 places on my face starting around last thursday but so far none have developed in to...

21,03,2012 Start Date For Raw Broccoli Juice/smoothie Experiment

Posted by Riddled, 25 March 2012 · 632 views


Started my raw broccoli juice/smoothie experiment.

I will/have been blending down to a juice/pulp a 1/4 head of broccoli twice a day on an empty stomach.

I am blitzing the whole broccoli stalk and flowers down rather than juicing.

Incredibly rank.

Observations so far:

God awful breakout on forehead. - Handful of...