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Can N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG) really help improve symptoms of bowel disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

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There is currently only preliminary evidence to support the use of N-acetyl-glucosamine (NAG) in treating inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. For details, see the "NAG" section of the Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements Review >>

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This CL Answer initially posted on 4/15/2017. Last updated 7/25/2017.
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