Effects of dietary supplements on depressive symptoms in older patients

As such a simple and cost effective approach, I am continually surprised at how many new patients coming into my office do not take a multi. I’ve even had patients bring in bags of supplements they are taking, but no multi. Seems a little backwards to me..the MVM should be the first supplement on the list to be taken. How to differentiate good MVM from poor quality ones is a topic for another Update, however.

In this study, a simple approach like taking a MVM is a very sick older population resulted in positive changes in depression scores, regardless of how severe the depression was. Seems like a no-brainer to me.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.