By By Adrienne Dellwo in About Health.
Getting Started With Supplements:
Many doctors, researchers and people with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS or ME/CFS) say nutritional supplements are an important part of managing your symptoms. Many of us swear by them, and some people use supplements as an alternative to medications.
However, supplements are typically not well researched. Some of the supplements frequently recommended for these conditions have gone through double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trials and have had mixed results, while others haven’t been scientifically tested, either for these conditions or at all. We have very little solid evidence that supplements do help alleviate symptoms of FMS or ME/CFS.
Before you start a supplement regimen, be sure to talk to your doctor and pharmacist to make sure the supplements you chose are safe for you. There are also several things you should know about taking supplements for FMS or ME/CFS.
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