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  1. Hello everyone I read about taking pantothenic acid to help sort acne out on this forum and decided to give it a try. I wanted to share my story. The first thing to say to everyone who is peddling scare stories about hair falling out, kidney failure etc is that anything you take, even an aspirin, has potentially bad side effects. Those who have been on Accutane/Roaccutane will know that depression is a potential side effect of taking it so quite frankly, nothing could be as bad as that. I've
  2. Background: Asian. Parents had no acne throughout their lives but do not have the best skin. Throughout my high school life I had acne. My acne was very mild until sophomore year of high school, when my hormones went crazy and my acne got really bad. On top of bad skin, I ran cross country everyday. Running everyday in the intense sunlight without sunscreen made my skin even worse. Schoolwork gave me stress, and my diet (even though I was very fit) was horrible. I tried out many, MANY products
  3. I'm not certain if I am taking the right supplements and the right amounts, any help would be greatly appreciated: MSM - About 5250mg Fish Oil - About 9000mg (tons ]: Too much?) L-Lysine - 1000mg Vitamin C (powder) - 2500mg Vitamin B6 - 50mg Vitamin B Complex - B1 1.4mg, B2 1.6mg, Niacin 18.0mg, B6 2mg, Folic Acid 200 iu, B12 1 iu, Pantothenic Acid 6mg Chelated Zinc - 50mg GTF Chromium - 200 iu (just started this today) Current position: A lot of red/brown marks on my cheeks and forehead. B
  4. Some updated studies show a deficiency in the vitamin Pantothenic Acid(B5) as the basic cause of acne. I saw people here ages ago raving about how good B5 is. Now what I want to know is, where are they now? Did they get healed? Or are they skin heads now? I havent seen too many bad reviews on it and its one of the few things I HAVENT tried. Heres some info... Toxicity and symptoms of high intake It does not appear to be toxic in high dosage, although diarrhea, digestive disturbances and wate
  5. Apparently for vitiman B5 (Pantothenic Acid) to be useful you need to take 10 grams a day. the biggest supplement i could find was 500mg. Would it be safe to take 20 of these pills a day? please help
  6. Im taking b complex with pantothenic acid/b5 but ive heard on here that taking biotin or b complex with biotin is bad for acne and kinda defeats the pupose of b5. but then i found something about biotin here and am now im confused http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=n...ent&dbid=42 my b complex only contains 50micrograms/33% RDA, anybody know if that would break me out?? should i get b complex with no biotin or is it just excess amounts that is bad?? help please!!
  7. I am making this topic because I get this question asked a lot and I simply don't know the answer as I do not take b5. I wanted us to try and find as much information as we can on this topic and see if a little B5 CAN help or hurt fish oil so that people can make a better judgment before they want to take both. So far from my readings, this is what I have understood:
  8. Pantethine is pretty much a direct precursor to CoEnzyme A (the same reason people try to OD on B5. Some people said they found success by just using Pantethine in low doses since over dosing is not required with Pantethine. Also, it has even greater effects. Here's what I found:
  9. Did pantothenic acid (B5) work for you?? How good did it work?? What was your situation before you started?? Acne type, how severe, age? Male or female ? How long did it take to work?? What side effects did you experience?? Did they persist? ?? How long? Thanks.. trying to build a little B5 Information Post without all the jibber jabber and keeping it general.. IF you have any ideas for questions to ask PM me. thanks.
  10. So i went to the local pharmaceutical store and saw few supplements with Pantothenic acid... but all of them had V. B6 and B12... so i'm wondering if that's bad, perhaps? Also, i found one with only B12 (no B6)... is that better?
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