RE: Caffeine

Ralph Lewis (
Mon, 12 Jul 1999 09:47:27 -0700

Work with your doctor on the fatigue issue. What works for some will be a disaster for others.

I took desoxin in a low does (5 to 10 mg./day) for 20 years for what today is called CFS and it worked very well but for others it can lead to addiction problems. Each person is different.

Best Ralph

At 05:27 AM 7/12/99 -1000, you wrote:
>Hash: SHA1
>If you are going for prescription drugs try Provigil. It works nicely
>without the harsh effects of methamphetamine etc.
>- -
>James D. Wilson, CCDA, MCP(NT)
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>William of Ockham (1285-1347/49)
>- -----Original Message-----
>[]On Behalf Of Rob Harris Cen-IT
>Sent: Sunday, July 11, 1999 11:03 PM
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>Subject: RE: Caffeine
>> I know that during the WW2 there was Pervidrin in use by German
>pilots to
>> stay awake during their missions. Allied pilots must have used
>> like that also. Anyone having ideas?
>I know they gave British WWII troops Amphetamine Sulphate (Speed) for
>same purpose.
>Side effects? Short Term = Cramps, Bleeding Gums, Lethargy (all on
>comedown). Long Term = Paranoia, Weight Loss, Heart Trouble (If you
>abuse the stuff).
>These are all the bad side effects - there are good ones too,
>especially the
>intelligence boost. Speed helps you to concentrate and think as much
>as you
>like, without becoming bored or tired. Another is heightened sex
>Speed is a powerful enhancer of sexual sensations. As they say -
>speed's the
>poor man's coke.
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Ralph Lewis, Professor of Management and Human Resources College of Business
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