What has medical research learned about Q96? Q96 is proven safe (as all ingredients are commonly consumed and have been followed since the 1930’s in public safety registries). Proven more effective than any other standard bipolar therapy in preliminary studies. Side effects are limited to mild digestive upset and occasional headache when taken without food. It takes several weeks to show full effect in symptom reduction. EMP+ is dependent on a reasonably healthy digestive system to be used to full benefit and cannot be taken long-term in conjunction with other psychiatric medications.
What medical research has been done on Q96™?
Q96™ is the most studied micronutrient in the world. It has been independently studied in 3 countries, has 20 medical journal publications with 14 being peer-reviewed. A phenomenal .85 effect size was reported.
Does Q96™ contain any drugs?
No, it contains only vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants.
How could vitamins and minerals work where drugs have failed?
Many people end up using Q96™ because drugs have not worked for them. Research has shown that people who have mental illnesses seem to need more of certain vitamins and trace minerals. Q96™ works by giving the brain an optimized balance of vitamins and trace minerals on a regular basis. The hypothesis is that the nutrients go to the root cause of imbalances rather than just treating the symptoms.
Is Q96™ safe to use?
The U.S. Institute of Medicine and Health Canada has published detailed information on safe levels of vitamins and minerals. Based on this information, the most serious risk of taking Q96™ is minor, temporary gastrointestinal upset that could occur in a few people.
What’s the difference between Q96™ and a regular multivitamin?
Q96™ contains a broad spectrum of vitamins and trace minerals that go through a rigorous four step process to makes them more easily utilized by the body. The nutrients are micronized and chelated so the body can digest them. They are then balanced in optimum ratios to facilitate absorption and high enough doses to be effective.
Why are the ratios of nutrients so important?
Deficiency of one nutrient can make you unable to absorb other nutrients properly, which leads to multiple, inter-related deficiencies. These deficiencies seem to disrupt the brain chemical function in people with disorders such as bipolar disorder, depression, ADHD, and anxiety.
How do you know it’s not just a placebo effect?
Numerous studies on the placebo effect have shown that a placebo effect only lasts a short time. Then the effect disappears and symptoms return. Q96™ does not “stop working.” Even the first Q96™ users who started in 1996 remain symptom-free and drug-free.
Are there any side effects?
Q96™ produces very few side effects in users and usually just include minor stomach upset as your body gets used to the formulation. People who are transitioning from medications may experience side effects from withdrawal.
How do I know Q96 is for me?
Q96 is a foundational brain supplement that provides your central nervous system with a balanced supply of micronutrients for optimal brain function. Everyone can benefit from daily use of Q96.
Does it work for everyone?
Q96™ has a very high success rate, but nothing promises 100% success for treating mental illness.
How soon will I see results?
No two people have exactly the same experience with starting Q96. Factors such as age, general health, medication use and lifestyle can all affect the speed of recovery. While some may have a more difficult time at the beginning than others, we have seen even very heavily medicated, sick people become well over time.
Can Q96 be taken by children?
As a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement, Q96 is 100% natural and safe. Many children with behavioral issues or mood disorders have been helped by the Q96 formulation.
Can I use Q96 if I am lactose or gluten intolerant?
Yes. Q96 is gluten and dairy free.
Can I take EMPowerplus Advanced™ if I am pregnant or nursing?
Although EMPowerplus Advanced™ is all natural, you should always check with your doctor before starting any new supplement programs.
How does EMPowerplus Advanced™ interact with other supplements or medications?
Due to the potency and powerful formulation of EMPowerplus Advanced™ we don’t recommend using it long term in conjunction with any psychotropic drugs. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice before starting a new supplement regimen such as EMPowerplus Advanced™. The Support Coaches at MicroNutrient™ Support Services are specially trained to work with those who are on medications or who wish to reduce their medication dosages.
How is taking EMPowerplus Advanced™ for my symptoms better than taking medication?
Most medications attempt to address the symptoms of vitamin and mineral deficiencies and not the core issue of imbalance. Rather than covering up the symptoms with medication, EMPowerplus Advanced™ aims to address the core concerns and eliminate deficiencies that cause many symptoms related to mood disorders.
What is the recommended dosage for EMPowerplus™Q96 for children and adults?
The recommended dosage for adults is two capsules or tablets twice per day. This is the dosage contained in each daily pack of Qssentials.
For children, the recommended dosage varies by age. For children one year old and younger, the recommended dosage is, on average, the equivalent of one capsule per day. For children ages 2-3, the recommended dosage is, on average, the equivalent of two capsules per day. For children ages 3-5, the recommended dosage is, on average, the equivalent of three capsules per day. For children five years and above, the recommended dosage is, on average, the equivalent of four capsules per day.
Can EMPowerplus™Q96 cause stomach upset?
Though EMPowerplus™Q96 has very minimal side effects, some may experience stomach upset due to the vitamin and mineral content, especially when first taking the product. Taking EMPowerplus™Q96 with food, such as a banana or yogurt can help ease the problem.
Can EMPowerplus™Q96 cause headaches?
Though rare, some may experience headaches when first taking the product, due to the mineral and vitamin content. If headaches occur, we recommend that you reduce your daily intake to one tablet or capsule daily, and slowly increase to one twice per day, up to the recommended dosage of two twice per day.
Can I stop taking my other prescribed medications now that I’m taking Qssentials and/or EMPowerplus™Q96?
Q Sciences does not prescribe or claim to cure, prevent or mitigate any disease. Do not change your course of prescribed medication without consulting your health care provider.
Should I take other supplements with Qssentials?
Qssentials provides a great foundation for brain and overall body health. Consult with your health care provider if you have a medical condition that requires additional supplementation.
What is MicroNutrient Support™? How can I contact them?
MicroNutrient Support™ is an independent, third party specializing in micronutrient and mental health research and education. Over the last 15 years, MicroNutrientSupport™ has the most extensive collection of data and research about micronutrient products and supplementation programs available anywhere in the world. They provide this information to individuals and health care providers. If you have questions about EMPowerplus™Q96 that aren’t addressed, you may contact MicroNutrient Support™ at 1-866-397-3116 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-866-397-3116 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or at http://www.micronutrientsupport.com.
Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Information is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional.
Transitioning From Psychiatric Medications
Do medications interfere with Q96?
Yes, especially psychiatric medications. As your brain function improves, you can become increasingly over-medicated. Psychiatric medications should be gradually tapered off under the supervision of a doctor when using Q96.
What should I expect when transitioning from medications?
As you build up the key nutrient balance in your body, medications can become an issue. Making the transition from psychiatric medications to Q96 must be done with proper supervision. Please DO NOT adjust medications on your own as medication withdrawal symptoms can be quite severe. After the transition period, most of our users find that they enjoy the benefits of mental health without the side effects that they experienced on drugs.
I’m tired of drugs. Can’t I just stop taking them now and switch to Q96?
In addition to your doctor and the Q96 Support team, we highly recommended that you enlist the help of a support person. This could be a counselor, therapist, family member or good friend who is willing to commit to helping you through the transition process, help monitor your symptoms and stay in regular contact with you and Q96 Support.