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Poll on turmeric and curcumin

Discussion in 'Other: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; GcMAF' started by Sarah94, Sep 6, 2019.

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Did turmeric and/or curcumin improve your cognitive function?

  1. Yes

    2 vote(s)
    7.4%
  2. No

    20 vote(s)
    74.1%
  3. Not sure

    5 vote(s)
    18.5%
  1. Sarah94

    Sarah94 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Just curious how people's experience compares with mine.
     
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    NelliePledge Moderator

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    I’ve never heard of turmeric being helpful for cognitive issues I thought it was supposed to be anti inflammatory.
     
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    hellytheelephant Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I have used both for pain- both really unhelpful- vile tasting and didn't have any effect other than upsetting my stomach.
     
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    ProudActivist Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I bought some high strength capsules and I think they made my POTS worse. Google it and it’s a potential vasodilator.
     
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    Sarah94 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Interestingly it made my POTS slightly better. Although ginger (also a potential vasodilator) made my Pots worse.
     
  6. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I can't say they make any difference.

    I do currently consume a fair amount of turmeric, probably around 2 heaped tablespoons a week, in a soup and as a component of a rub on chicken.

    I do not take capsules or add it to drinks.

    I consume several other spices, thought to help with various things, and would make the same comment.

    I consume them for flavour, no other effects than taste have been evident.

    None seems to be a miracle cure for anything other than boredom and blandness, and even then only where some foods are concerned.
     
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  7. perchance dreamer

    perchance dreamer Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    The Longvida form of curcumin helped me overcome a short-term memory problem, and I continue to take it. The Meriva form of curcumin helps me with inflammation and pain.
     
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