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Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis

nih 22 May 2008 506

In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicinei , the popular dietary supplement combination of glucosamine plus chondroitin sulfate did not provide significant relief from osteoarthritis..

Depression

nih 22 May 2008 604

Depression is a medical condition that affects nearly 21 million American adults each year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Mood, thoughts, physical health, and behavior all may ..

Black Cohosh

nih 22 May 2008 526

* Black cohosh has a history of use for rheumatism (arthritis and muscle pain), but has been used more recently to treat hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and other symptoms that can oc..

Ephedra

nih 22 May 2008 482

he U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises consumers to stop using dietary supplements containing ephedra. In order to protect consumers, the FDA published a final rule on April 12, 2004, that..

Echinacea

nih 22 May 2008 525

* Echinacea has traditionally been used to treat or prevent colds, flu, and other infections. * Echinacea is believed to stimulate the immune system to help fight infections. * Less com..

Asian Ginseng

nih 22 May 2008 820

Treatment claims for Asian ginseng are numerous and include the use of the herb to support overall health and boost the immune system. Traditional and modern uses of ginseng include: * Improvin..

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