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Which supplements help to improve energy and decrease fatigue?
Medically reviewed and edited by Tod Cooperman, M.D.
Getting adequate sleep, eating a healthy, well-balanced diet, and regular exercise are the best ways to maintain your energy. However, we all have times when we could benefit from an energy boost, and certain supplements may help.
Medical conditions such as anemia, heart failure, anxiety, cancer and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) can cause fatigue. It's important to consult with your doctor if you feel tired frequently. In some cases, certain supplements may be beneficial, but be aware that some supplement can cause fatigue.
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