Chromium (Cr) is a hard, silvery metal which is a naturally occurring element. Chromium is an essential trace element in human nutrition because it enables glucose to be used. In large quantities it is toxic.
ME/CFS[edit | edit source]
Sierpina et al. suggested that 200mcg of chromium picolinate (taken with meals) may have the potential to reduce any reactive hypoglycemia that may aggravate symptoms. No clinical trials have been carried out using chromium supplements for chronic fatigue syndrome or ME.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Carter, Ramona; Sierpina, Victor (Dec 2002). "Alternative and integrative treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome". Clinics in Family Practice. 4 (4): 853–872. doi:10.1016/S1522-5720(02)00046-6. ISSN 1522-5720.
Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.