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Sarcosine Reduces Symptoms in Schizophrenia

#582

What I’ve seen is that prostate cancer cells have higher levels of sarcosine - and this was researched as a potential test for prostate cancer.

Importantly:

The authors have not suggested that sarcosine causes prostate cancer but rather have demonstrated quite the opposite—that cancerous (or precancerous) prostate cells cause elevated levels of sarcosine. We would note in passing that the genetic inability to properly eliminate sarcosine (sarcosinemia) is biochemically recognized to occur in humans but is not associated with any recognizable phenotypic abnormality and is not known to be associated with malignancy of any type.

https://cen.acs.org/articles/88/i10/Sarcosine-Risk-Misinterpreted.html

and:

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/854262

There is some suggestions that higher levels of sarcosine could be something that prostate cancer cells can feed off of, so if an older man has prostate cancer (only men have prostates, and cancer typically only happens in older men over the age of 65), he probably shouldn’t take sarcosine.

“Sarcosine levels seemed to control the invasiveness of the [prostate] cancer”

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#583

@SzAdmin can you take it on abilify

#584

I reacted quite badly to this
Increased buzz and psychosis and hallucinations
Like a street drug for me
I started on a high dose
2x
And after it happen ed a couple of times I tried the lowest possible dose
My community nurse then researched it and said For Me because of the reaction to the high dose the low dose would not be good either

#585

Not sure if this has been covered yet because this thread is pretty massive but I found this a really good read about sarcosine - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3921092/ (Is two grams too much?) They made some kind of cocktail with other drugs, but what was more interesting to me is that “Dysfunction of glutamatergic transmission is involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia, neurodegenerative disorders, and addictions”. I need to learn more about what controls glutametergic transmission, but this really interests me.

#586

Does anyone know if there’s a list of side effects listed? Like something to watch out for? I want to give it a go.

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#587

From what i read in that article, above 2 grams of it made the person feel agitated, but they were also mixing it with other drugs.

#588

Just ordered 180 grams of Sarcosine from brainvitaminz. Hoping it will help with my negative symptoms, which have been worse lately.

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