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How Your Thyroid Affects Your Sex Life

If you’ve lost that sizzle between the sheets, experts recommend that you rule out the possibility that your thyroid is the culprit.

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Thyroid Patients: Are You Making These Supplement Mistakes?

These supplements can throw off your thyroid meds and make them ineffective.

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Vitamin D Supplements Ward Off Lung Attacks in Some With COPD

Vitamin D supplements can cut the rate of potentially fatal inflammation of the airways by as much as 45 percent in people with COPD and vitamin D deficiency.

Sources of magnesium.

Want to Regulate Your Vitamin D? Take Magnesium, Too

The benefits of vitamin D are well established — from healthy bones to a strong immune system — so it's important to have optimal levels. One way to accomplish that? Magnesium.

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Truth About Probiotics and Prebiotics for IBD

Are probiotic and prebiotic supplements really effective for IBD and IBS? A nutritionist answers your top questions about the latest research.

Omega 3 and vitamin D supplements.

Fish Oil and Vitamin D May Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer, But Only in Some

In a large study evaluating the effects of vitamin D and omega-3 (fish oil) supplements on heart disease and cancer risk, researchers found few benefits.

CoQ10 coenzyme supplements.

An Antioxidant for Bipolar Disorder?

Coenzyme Q10, also called CoQ10, can effectively treat bipolar depression, according to results of a small study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

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Are Collagen Supplements Good or Bad for You?

Our bodies produce less collagen as we age, so there is a huge market for collagen supplements. But should you take them?

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Will Melatonin Supplements Help Lull You to Sleep?

If you’re over the age of 40, your natural melatonin has slowed production. So why not turn to a melatonin supplement as a replacement? Well, for starters, there’s little evidence that shows its worth as a sleep aid.

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Prescription Fish Oil Supplement May Lower Heart Risks

Early results of the REDUCE-IT study show that when combined with a cholesterol-lowering statin, the fish-oil drug Vascepa cuts rates of heart-related events.