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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics

Question: Does Vitamin B-3(niacin) Help Mental Illness

 Bru023 - Wed Apr 30, 2008 3:55 pm

Hi Dr I have been Reading alot of articles about B-3-Inositol and its benifits
in helping treat Bi-polar ,GAD and Schizophrenia .If this is true Does B-3 pass the
BBB and really help and if so at what dose? Thank you doctor
 Dr. E. Seigle - Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:57 pm

Hi Bru023,

I will do a search of the medical literature and try to answer your question about the effectiveness of niacin on certain mental disorders. I hope to have a response for you in about a week.

-E. Seigle MD

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