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Reason for taking: Other
4/17/2013 3:00:58 PM

Reviewer: jehren29, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been taking about 1mg per lb for 5 years. Helps tremendously with endometriosis/ adenomyosis AND joint pain. In combination with an IUD, it's all I take for these ailments now (used to take Lupron, vicodin, Cymbalta, Move Free, ibuprofen, various birth controls- and I would still hurt). Occasionally I've stopped pyc for a month or so, physically regret it (uterine pain) and resume. I take ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
1/17/2013 10:15:42 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Instant yeast infection. There is an association with aggressive innate immune responses and chronic candidiasis, and I'm wondering if by taking pycnogenol I revved up my immune system even more, making me even more susceptible to these types of infections than I already am. I have toenail psoriasis, small patches of eczema, and chronic allergies, so I think this drug is not for me.

Reason for taking: Other
10/22/2012 7:08:50 AM

Reviewer: Tour de France, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Take as substitute for chemical anti-inflammatory, and it works against joint pain. Didn't know it revs up the immune system, however. I already have an immune system that's overactived, resulting in psoriasis & lichen slerosus. But if I ditch it, what do I take for inflammation? Chemical stuff can't be taken for long w/o side effects.

Reason for taking: Other
11/18/2011 11:02:39 AM

Reviewer: Zen, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
OPC-3 has relieved pain in my joints. aided in staving off allergies and sickness for several years of taking it daily. (boosting my weakened immune system) no side effects.

Reason for taking: Other
5/11/2010 7:07:51 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried pycnogenol, but it is making my fibromyalgia stiffness in knees and ankles, feet worse. I do like the effect it has of helping me focus, but I am going to discontinue.

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