My wife asked me why I was so serious this morning — which reminded me this happens whenever I’m increasing my methylation supplements (added 2oo mcg metafolin today). I get serious and I stop talking because my brain is fogged up and simple things require much more effort.
On the days I’m ramping up methylation, I tend to get lightheaded, a little foggy and late in the afternoon develop a mild headache. Sometimes I feel warmer than usual around bedtime and sometimes have difficulty falling asleep.
Chelation is often similar in that it makes me apathetic in the afternoons. Apathy that stops me from doing anything or even thinking. It’s as if my brain is busy repairing itself and has too little horsepower left over for anything else.
All of these are common side effects widely reported by others, so I’m just grateful for them.