Malic acid

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Malic acid is an intermediate in the citric acid cycle. Malic acid is found in apples.

Fibromyalgia[edit | edit source]

  • 2009, Management of Fibromyalgia: Rationale for the Use of Magnesium and Malic Acid (non-blinded)[1]
    • While these results are promising, a subsequent double-blind crossover study of primary fibromyalgia patients who received 300 mg magnesium and 1200 mg malic acid or placebo in random order for four weeks, each with a two-week washout period in between, failed to find significant improvements in pain, tenderness, and functional or psychological measures[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Abraham, Guy E.; Flechas, Jorge D. (Jan 1, 1992), "Management of Fibromyalgia: Rationale for the Use of Magnesium and Malic Acid", Journal of Nutritional Medicine, 3 (1): 49–59, doi:10.3109/13590849208997961, ISSN 0955-6664, retrieved Nov 9, 2016 
  2. Nutritional Strategies for Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Melvyn R. Werbach, M.D. (pdf)

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