Inositol

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Inositol or myo-inositol or D-chiro-inositol is a sugar that plays an important role in cellular growth and helps the human body process insulin. Inositol was previously known as vitamin B8 but is not a vitamin.[1]

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  • 2021, Neurochemical abnormalities in chronic fatigue syndrome: a pilot magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 7 Tesla[2](Full text)
We found several abnormalities in ACC neurochemicals in CFS patients, in particular lowered concentrations of creatine, myo-inositol and glutathione.[2]

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  1. "INOSITOL: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews". www.webmd.com. Retrieved October 11, 2021.
  2. 2.02.1 Godlewska, Beata R.; Williams, Stephen; Emir, Uzay E.; Chen, Chi; Sharpley, Ann L.; Goncalves, Ana Jorge; Andersson, Monique I.; Clarke, William; Angus, Brian (October 5, 2021). "Neurochemical abnormalities in chronic fatigue syndrome: a pilot magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 7 Tesla". Psychopharmacology. doi:10.1007/s00213-021-05986-6. ISSN 1432-2072.

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