Skip to comments.Fred Couples says he feels best he has in years
Posted on 03/04/2012 9:56:13 AM PST by AtlasStalled
Last year, he began taking Anatabloc, an new anti-inflammatory pill. He liked it so much, he began recommending it to friends, and the company has become one of his sponsors.
"It's not going to help my back, but my hands felt better and the areas around the back where I've had hiccups in the past, I haven't had," said Couples, who said his inflammation level has come down. "I'm not going to tell you that it's a wonder drug, but I would say I feel 30 percent better. If I feel 70 percent on a bad day, instead of 50 percent, that's a pretty big deal for me."
Such a big deal that Couples believes he is capable of winning a second Masters.
(Excerpt) Read more at seattletimes.nwsource.com ...
“Has anyone had any experience with Anatabloc?”
...no. But I’m sure it has all the side effects of most other drugs being peddled today. Diarrhea, chest pains, trouble sleeping, appetite loss, runny nose, hair loss, fever, disorientation, shortness of breath...
Vitamin B-3 would work better.
Looks interesting enough to try and the science appears sound. At least to this layman :-)
Oh just great. Yet another celebrity athlete hawking yet another dubious (probably worthless) “nutritional” supplement.
antabloc.com is so proud of their product they don’t list the ingredients.
GNC does however list the ingredients:
Vitamin A (as Retinyl Acetate) 417.00 IU
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 33.00 IU 8%
Anatabine (as anatabine citrate) 1.00 mg **
** Daily Value (DV) not established
Other Ingredients: Mannitol, Natural and Artificial Mint Flavors, Sucralose, Silicon Dioxide, Stearic Acid, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide (color), Natural Glaze, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Triethyl Citrate, Citric Acid, BHT, Mono and Diglycerides, Polysorbate 80
Aside from all the crap filler chemicals and a tiny quantify of a couple of ordinary vitamins, the only noteworthy ingredient is anatabine, a constituent of tobacco smoke. Anatabine was originally peddled as a stop-smoking aid by the same outfit now peddling it as an “anti-inflammatory”.
Yep, Couples should just shut up and leave you alone. How can this kind of crime be stopped?!
Good for Fred. I have loved Boom Boom since I saw him play at the LA Open at Riviera back in 1991. I know he’s had a lot of problems both personal and physical over the years, but how he managed to win only 1 Master’s (and his only major) over the course of his career is a mystery.
Thursday I went into the hospital for ipom. yesterday morning they still had me on a morphIne drip, the kind that you have to keep pressing the button every 5 minutes to get a dosage.
But i am kind of too lazy to keep up with that so I asked the nurse if she could take it out because the morphine was giving me a headache.
Next thing I know she gets the doctor and they are kicking me out, saying I am well enough to go home. I was supposed to stay 2 or 3 more days from what they had told me.
My wife wasn’t able to pick me up like we had planned for two days later so I took the subway home without paying.
A friend of mine has using low dose anatabine for a while instead of NSAID's for his arthritis and thinks it's more effective at cutting down on the inflammation in his hands than Ibuprofen, et al. A few anecdotal reports are nothing to base a strong opinion on but it seems promising anyway.
I use Bromelain, which is very effective, easy on the stomach and much cheaper.
Still, I think that’s pretty interesting. Thanks for posting your friend’s experience.
I have never used Anatabloc, but I have had good results with Boswellia. I take two a day and have drastically reduced the amount of ibuprofen I take. It took about four weeks before I noticed any difference but I am very pleased with the way it controls my arthritis pain.....http://www.swansonvitamins.com/SWH010/ItemDetail
It is just more snake oil at a cost of One Hundred dollars per small bottle.
My friend took it for a few weeks and it raised her blood pressure significantly and caused severe heartburn.
I had similar success with Boswellia and also needed 3 or 4 weeks before it started helping. I highly recommend it but you do need to be patient.
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