Anyone ever get a tingling/itching/slight burning sensation from beta-alanine? I just took a sample of Hyper Pump that I got free from bb.com (green lemon-lime shot thing) and my ears, back of my hands, and fingers feel tingly/burning. It's pretty weird. Anyone else ever get this?
Thread: BA tingles
06-17-2008, 01:35 PM #1
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06-17-2008, 01:39 PM #4
As the fellas above said, it's very common. Also known as paraesthesia.On the web: www.SportPharma.com
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Yep, this tingle occurs with most beta-alanine users.
Accordingly to a neurologist that I talk with (that is one of the leading experts in BA), the tingling is totally harmless and even tends to diminish over time.
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Q: What is the prickling I feel when I first take IntraXCell?
The prickling - called parathesia - is caused by Beta-Alanine binding to nerve receptors, activating them and causing them to discharge/fire. Many of these nerves are below the skin, giving a prickling/pins-and-needles sensation. This sensation begins approximately 15-20 minutes after ingesting beta-alanine and usually continues for 1-1.5 hours. The intensity varies depending on dosing, individual sensitivity and potentially from activators of Ca2+ channels, such as caffeine.
This sensation, though generally enjoyed, often subsides over a few weeks of continued use. Carbohydrates/food may also blunt the prickling effect from beta-alanine.
This is taken directly from the FAQ for IntraXCell which is Beta Alanine product.
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