What is SAM-e?
Functions as a methyl donor, which is important in many physiologic processes (like neurotransmitter synthesis) SAM-e levels depend on folate and B12
Depression has been linked to a deficiency in folate and B12. A reeducation of SAM-e may be linked to a decrease in folate and B12, which in turn has been like to depression. That is why supplementation of SAM-e can help with depression. If you are taking any anti-depressant medication, please check with your doctor is SAM-e is safe to take with your medication.
SAM-e has some evidence of treating osteoarthritis pain. Some studies have found that SAM-e is as effective as ibuprofen and Celebrex. (NSAIDs) and improvement of joint function, but SAM-e has few side effects.
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