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    Anon_12898 posted:
    Hello! I have Lupus, Hypothyroid and Behcet's Disease. I would like some natural supplement suggestions that might help combat anxiety and depression. I appreciate any information or guidance!
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    lupylisa44 responded:
    Hi

    I started taking Vitamin D3 (4000 i.u. per day) and am amazed at how much better I feel. Vit D3 is often called the "sunshine vitamin" and it helps me in many ways. My moods are much better and I don't get tendonitis or muscle aches as often as I use to. Many people with lupus lack vit D3 due to lack of sun exposure.

    Magnesium Glycinate has really helped me with my fibromyalgia/lupus pain as well. http://www.livestrong.com/article/465889-magnesium-glycinate-information/

    Low levels of vitamin B-12 and other B vitamins have been linked to depression. I would recommend taking a good B-complex vitamin daily to see if it helps.
    http://www.livestrong.com/article/22007-vitamins-anxiety/

    Make sure to check with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any of these to avoid an interactions with your current medication or for other contraindications.

    I hope this helps

    Lupylisa
    With love, with patience and with faith, we'll make our way.
     
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    4inform replied to lupylisa44's response:
    Thanks so much, Lupylisa! I've not heard of
    Magnesium Glycinate. God bless you!!!


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