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What's really in supplements for "adrenal support" and "adrenal fatigue"? Do they work and are they safe?
Rhodiola and ashwagandha are both promoted to help with stress and anxiety. Is it safe to take them at the same time?
I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
I'm considering taking vitamin K for my bones, but I take blood thinner (anticoagulant) medication. Is there a problem taking both?
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False Claims Made by Marketer of Cortisol-related Weight-Loss Supplements According to FTC
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Twelve Dietary Herbal Supplements Recalled -- Possible Health Risk Associated with Ephedra, Aristolochic Acid and Human Placenta
Clinical Updates (13)
Ashwagandha for Stress and Anxiety
Does Ashwagandha Lower Stress?
Lutein for Stress?
Supplementing with lutein can help some people protect against macular degeneration of the eye. A new study suggests it may also reduce stress. For details, see the "What It Does" section of the Review of Vision Supplements with Lutein and Zeaxanthin (which includes our tests of products) >>
Fish Oil for Stress?
A recent study investigated whether taking fish oil rich in the omega-3 fatty acid EPA would reduce chronic stress. See the results in the "What It Does" section of the Fish Oil Supplements Review >>
Fish Oil and Stress
A new study shows that fish oil may slightly blunt some of the effects of mental stress. Get the details, plus our quality ratings of 74 supplements, in the updated Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review >>
CBD for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?
Does Dark Chocolate Improve Mood?
Dark Chocolate & Depression?
L-Theanine for Sleep and Cognition?
Several studies have evaluated whether a single dose of L-theanine (found in green tea) can reduce stress and anxiety. A new study has evaluated the effect of L-theanine when taken daily for several weeks. See the results in the What It Does section of the L-Theanine Supplements Review. Also see our top choices for L-Theanine.
Ashwagandha for Better Sleep?
Does MSM Help Joints and Muscles?
MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is commonly in supplements for joint and muscle pain, although the evidence behind it has been limited. Its effectiveness in reducing pain, muscle damage, and oxidative stress was recently evaluated in people running a half-marathon. See the results in the "What It Does" section of the Joint Health Supplements Review (Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, and Boswellia), which includes our Top Picks among products.
Probiotic for Anxiety?
Ashwagandha Improves Memory
An 8-week study among men and women with mild cognitive impairment found ashwagandha root extract to improve many aspects of cognitive function compared to placebo. Studies have shown a range of benefits with ashwagandha, particularly in reducing stress and anxiety, although studies have been small. For details, see the "What It Does" section of the Ashwagandha Supplements Review >>