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(CBS) - A new study finds that Vitamin D supplements can reduce pain for people suffering from Fibromyalgia.

The disease causes sleep disorders, morning stiffness, poor concentration, and even depression.

Researchers in Austria found that Vitamin D helped reduce the degree of chronic pain and improved other symptoms, greatly enhancing their quality of life.

 


 

 

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(CBS) - Changing the composition of gut bacteria may help you live a longer life.

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