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Perika Efficacy (bottle to bottle)v

#1
For somewhere around eight years I have been taking the Nature's Way Perika brand SJW. Often, when switching between bottles of this same brand, I have recently noticed that I can feel a dip in mood-usually within approximately one day or so. What I have conjectured from this variation is that there must be superior batches of Perika which I may respond to differently than others. Typically, this dip in mood is accompanied by a slightly agitated/ depressed feeling, which is then remedied by opening another bottle (of Perika), until the feeling is gone. (Usually this feeling disappears again within one pill of a working blend of Perika.) If i have purchased this from a chain vitamin shop, I will often just return the bottle and ask for a different one.

In the past, I have tried other brands of SJW, like HBC or Kira, which did not work for me. When the Perika brand is working well, the effect is unrivaled. I do not understand what this dip in efficacy could be. If my life may happen to be fairly routine, with other minor variables involved (e.g. low stress level at work, etc.), I cannot help but relate this dip to the medication specifically. I was wondering if anybody had any further input or experience with this.
 
#2
This is an interesting question...I've been on SJW for several months now. But, I still have some depression, and major insomnia at times. But, my anxiety/panic is much lower. I'm assuming SJW is helping. I'm also taking Perika. Not sure I've notice a difference between bottles, but also have mood dips during the day, but they happen like every day, mostly around lunch or between 4-5pm. And those feelings can be agitated/anxious/depressed kinda feelings which can be alleviated for the most part with some Kava or Gaba, etc... I was tested as having low DHEA, since supplementing with DHEA, these dips seemed to be much less and i actually feel better after eating.... So, my dips might have been insulin/blood sugar/energy dips, caused by hormone issues. It does make me wonder since I did start a new bottle of Perika SJW a week or so ago........
 
#3
I should ask, how long did it take you to find good relief from Perika SJW? I know everyone is different....I've been on it for several months now but still don't feel normal yet.....I know it can take a long time for some, but some get relief within days/weeks of starting SJW. I guess it depends on how low your Neurotransmitters are, etc....
 
#4
Soccer Dude said:
This is an interesting question...I've been on SJW for several months now. But, I still have some depression, and major insomnia at times. But, my anxiety/panic is much lower. I'm assuming SJW is helping. I'm also taking Perika. Not sure I've notice a difference between bottles, but also have mood dips during the day, but they happen like every day, mostly around lunch or between 4-5pm. And those feelings can be agitated/anxious/depressed kinda feelings which can be alleviated for the most part with some Kava or Gaba, etc... I was tested as having low DHEA, since supplementing with DHEA, these dips seemed to be much less and i actually feel better after eating.... So, my dips might have been insulin/blood sugar/energy dips, caused by hormone issues. It does make me wonder since I did start a new bottle of Perika SJW a week or so ago........
I guess if I start having these kinds of dips again after a starting a new bottle of SJW, then I will know where it came from! Thanks for sharing your experience could be helpful to me in the future....