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Old 09-24-2018, 07:07 PM
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Default What do you do to improve energy/focus?

My doctor recently kicked me off caffeine. As a result, I've been finding it much more difficult to power through my workday.

I found something at Costco over the weekend: Focus Factor. Today, I took half the recommended minimum dose, and I found it easier to focus. So I'm hoping I've found what I need.

I'm curious to see what others have found helpful. Legal options only, please.
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Old 09-24-2018, 07:18 PM
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What other stimulants does it have?

Asking for a friend.
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Old 09-24-2018, 08:07 PM
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Their website lists a whole bunch of vitamins, along with these "proprietary ingredients":

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Dimethylaminoethanol (as DMAE bitartrate), L-glutamine, BacopinŽ (bacopa monnieri extract; whole plant), L-pyroglutamic acid, phosphatidylserine, docosahexaenoic acid concentrate (15% DHA from fish (anchovy, sardine, and salmon) body oil), choline (as choline bitartrate), inositol, N-acetyl tyrosine, bilberry fruit standardized extract (25% anthocyanosides), gamma-aminobutyric acid, grape skin extract and Activin™ (grape seed extract), vinpocetine, Trace-Lyte electrolyte concentrate, huperzine A (extract of hupezia serrata; aerial parts), boron (as boron citrate) and vanadium (as vanadyl sulfate).
https://www.focusfactor.com/collecti...ocus-factor-90
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Old 09-24-2018, 08:28 PM
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Sugar gives a short term, fattening kick. Other than that napping is nice.
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Old 09-24-2018, 08:56 PM
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Sugar gives a short term, fattening kick. Other than that napping is nice.
Napping rocks! But I can't do that often on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays...
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Eat more natural sugars from fruits in the morning, get better sleep, walk around for 15 minutes every 2 hours, spread out your meals.
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Eat more natural sugars from fruits in the morning, get better sleep, walk around for 15 minutes every 2 hours, spread out your meals.
I just ordered the Whole 30 diet book. Some folks say their energy improves after being on this a while.
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Go to sleep at a decent time and walk/do some aerobic exercise
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