4 Annoying Side Effects of Mind Lab Pro (And How To Fix Them)


In this article I’ll be discussing the 4 side effects of Mind Lab Pro that I’ve experienced. I’ll also recommend quick fixes for these if you’re experiencing any of them yourself.

Before we dive into the nitty gritty, it’s worth noting that this is only my personal experience, some of you may experience all, some, or none of these side effects.

So without further ado, let’s just get straight into it, shall we?


Mind Lab Pro Side Effects

1) Headaches

The first thing I noticed when taking Mind Lab Pro is that I was constantly having headaches.

I don’t know why this is since Mind Lab Pro contains choline (choline usually prevents people from getting headaches).

The only way I’ve found to get rid of headaches completely is to take a choline supplement in high doses (Alpha-GPC).

Now, it’s worth pointing out that it might be a genetic thing. I usually always experience some sort of headache when I take Nootropics.

If you experience headaches like me just take a high-quality choline source. Eating a high-fat diet (keto) also helps.


2) Muscle Aches and Cramps

Secondly, I started experiencing muscle aches and cramps whenever I do high intensity workouts.

This used to happen when taking nootropics in the past, too.

Apparently it’s because of the increase of dopamine levels (dopamine is a neurotransmitter which plays a role in the control of muscle movement).

I fixed it by consuming salt water (Sodium, Potassium and Magnesium). Any Electrolyte Powder will fix this problem.

3) Diarrhea

Thirdly, I also experienced diarrhea whenever I took Mind Lab Pro.

This has happened to me before with other nootropics. However, it got especially bad with Mind Lab Pro. I usually get diarrhea whenever I take a high dose of L-theanine, so that might explain it.

If you experience diarrhea while taking this supplement, then just reduce the dosage. A lower dosage usually fixes this problem.

4) Nervousness

Lastly, I experienced nervousness whenever I took Mind Lab Pro. I believe that Mind Lab Pro is dosed so high in comparison to most other nootropics because of how potent it is.

If you experience nervousness just reduce the dosage or take a choline source (that’s what I do).


When is the best time to take Mind Lab Pro?

In order to prevent any of these side effects, I recommend taking the Mind Lab Pro in the morning with breakfast or empty stomach.

If it’s your first time taking Mind Lab Pro, I recommend taking 1 capsule and seeing how your body reacts to it.

Remember that Mind Lab Pro is pretty powerful so start with 1 capsule/day for a few days (and then increase dosage to 2-4 capsules/day).

Did you experience any side effects while taking Mind Lab Pro? If so, how did you get rid of them? Feel free to share your experience with me.


Can I take Mind Lab Pro everyday without side effects?

Yes, you can take Mind Lab Pro every single day without experiencing any side effects.

I take Mind Lab Pro for about 4 weeks at a time and then take a break (usually 10 days).

If you want to take Mind Lab Pro on a daily basis then my advice is to cycle it for the best effects. Just make sure you always take it with breakfast or at least an hour after waking up.


How to Use Mind Lab Pro (And Avoid Side Effects)

As mentioned above, you can take Mind Lab Pro in the morning with breakfast or empty stomach.

Make sure to always take 1 capsule/day in the beginning. Alternatively, you can also split up your dosage into 2 capsules – taking one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

It’s important to start out low and then slowly increase the dosage as you get used to it. The same goes for how frequently you take it (daily vs weekly).

It’s also recommended that you cycle your Mind Lab Pro usage so the positives of taking it outweigh the negatives.

I recommend taking 1 capsule every morning for 4 weeks then taking a break. Then, cycle for 3-4 cycles and take Mind Lab Pro again.

This will allow you to experience all of its benefits without experiencing any side effects.


Bottom Line

Contrary to what most people say, Mind Lab Pro do have side effects. Every nootropic does.

The side effects I experienced were: Headaches, Muscle Cramps, Diarrhea and Nervousness.

That being said, Mind Lab Pro might not always cause side effects in everyone.

The good news is that you can experience all of its benefits without experiencing any side effects if you cycle Mind Lab Pro and take a low to moderate dose.

If you have any questions or want to share your experience with me then feel free to reach out.


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