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I’d like to share with you my own personal experience of dealing with anxiety and depression, and the impact that taking Carbon 60 has had on me.
I’ve been dealing with anxiety and depression on and off for years.
It seems to come and go at the drop of a hat, so I always felt that mine had a strong biochemical basis, and very little to do with what was going on in the world around me, or even inside my own head.
I have never taken prescription drugs for it, as I’m very opposed to interfering with our body’s own natural biochemistry.
As a trained biochemist and geneticist I am in awe of the complexity and wonder that is contained in our body’s metabolism, and I’m always reluctant to mess with it, and so have always managed it the best I can using natural approaches, but there were still times my depression and anxiety held me firmly in its grip.
The stress of a new job
In September 2017 I started work at a new job that was extremely stressful, because of the steep learning curve that was required.
I was determined to succeed, but found myself coming home every day overwhelmed by stress and anxiety, and not knowing how I was going to get through another day.
My strongest feelings were a mix of total overwhelm and not feeling that I could cope with the job and wanting to quit, and intense emotional pain that made me want to escape everything i.e. suicidal thoughts.
This was not new to me so I soldiered on as best I could, taking each day one at a time.
I began taking Carbon 60
Then, during November 2017, we started taking Carbon 60 olive oil.
Within 30 minutes of taking the oil in the morning before work, I felt completely different.
The overwhelm dissolved, and I started feeling like I could handle things.
Interestingly, I could also feel the effects wearing off at about 3 to 4PM each day, when the overwhelm and stress would reappear.
So we upped my dose to closer to 8-10ml per day, and it would last longer, and allow me to get through the day.
The transformation was so unexpected and amazing that there was no way that I could go without my Carbon 60 oil in order to cope, so it became a fixed part of my daily regimen.
And on the days where I came home more overwhelmed than usual, I would take some extra, and watch the intensity turn down significantly.
This was the first time I had found anything that had such a marked impact on my state of mind, which only further reinforced my belief that my experiences were founded in out-of-balance biochemistry.
I did find that the C60 didn’t turn down my suicidal thoughts as strongly, although the lowered anxiety and my increased coping abilities did make it easier to manage and put them in perspective.
I added amino acid support
And then in February 2018, I began using the methods outlined in Julia Ross’s “The Mood Cure” and added both tryptophan and GABA to my toolkit, and found a reliable, effective, natural way to correct my brain biochemistry.
Within five weeks, I no longer needed to take tryptophan or GABA daily, and was able to slowly increase the time between doses until I reached a point 3 months later where I was only taking them as needed, rather than as a matter of course.
I still take somewhere around 8ml of Carbon 60 olive oil every day without fail, and now when the overwhelm rears its head, I take a GABA, and when I feel suicidal I take a tryptophan, and within a few hours I’m back to myself again.
Fortunately my own natural processes appear to have returned to much healthier levels, and I find myself taking either of the amino acids less than once a month these days, often in the week before menstruation, which suggests that my hormones are playing a role in my biochemical imbalances as well.
I’m coping so much better than before
I have now been at that same job – which is even more stressful right now than it was when I started – for 16 months, and I’m managing remarkably well given the circumstances, which I never would have been able to do without the support of C60 and my (now very occasional) neurotransmitter supplements.
My experience with C60 olive oil shows me just how powerful it can be in helping to rebalance brain biochemistry, and I basically refuse to go without it, so we always keep plenty on hand for our personal use.
I have experienced no negative effects on my mental health from my long-term use of it, which is now around 12 months.
I hope that my story gives you some insight into the ability of Carbon 60 to cross the blood-brain barrier and affect the emotions of at least one person (i.e. me) around anxiety and depression.
If you have any further questions about my experience, please comment below and I’d be more than happy to answer them.
Note: This post is about my personal experience only and is not meant to be taken as health advice. Depression and anxiety are serious diseases that need to be managed carefully. If you are currently under the care of a health professional for a mental illness, please work with them before making any changes to your treatment program.