Prescriptions for Healing
Nutrients can play roles in treating chronic fatigue syndrome. Here's what some doctors recommend.

Beta-carotene 25,000 international units

Selenium 50 micrograms

Vitamin C 500 milligrams

Vitamin E 400 international units


B-complex supplement containing . . .

Pantothenic acid 50 milligrams

thiamin 50 milligrams

Vitamin B6 50 milligrams

Vitamin B12 50 micrograms

Calcium 1,000 milligrams (2 milligrams for every 1 milligram of magnesium)

Magnesium 500 milligrams (magnesium glycinate)

Vitamin C 4,000 milligrams (ester-C), taken as
2 divided doses


MEDICAL ALERT: If you have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, you should be under a doctor's care.

If you are taking anticoagulants, you should not take vitamin E supplements.
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