D-Ribose For Fibromyalgia Helps Reduce Fatigue

Related Study On The effect Of D-ribose On Fibromyalgia

A 2012 study published in Open Pain Journal involved 257 fibro patients from various clinics. Patients were assessed a week before the treatment and at an interval of one week during the trial period. Participants were asked to assess their level of energy, quality of sleep, cognitive function, level of pain and overall well-being.

203 patients successfully completed the test and these were the findings:

  • 61.3 percent reported having more energy
  • 29.3 percent reported better sleep
  • 30 percent reported improved cognitive functioning.
  • 15.6 percent reported pain reduction
  • 37 percent reported improved overall well-being

These improvements started to show in the first week of treatment. They eventually increased all throughout the three-week trial period.


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    1. says: Healthiculture

      According to studies, D-Ribose can cause a sudden release of insulin leading to a significant reduction in blood sugar level. However, the effect is temporary and can only last 1-2 hours. If you’re diabetic, please speak to your doctor before taking D-Ribose. Your doctor will be in a better position to advise you according to your condition. Hope this helps. God bless.

    1. says: Healthiculture

      D-Ribose is actually a common supplement used by athletes. You should be able to find it in most pharmacies selling supplements. Otherwise you can also purchase it from Amazon.com.

  1. says: RGault

    I have been on this D-Ribose for 2 weeks and have definitely felt better energy wise and pain wise….I am very hopeful that I will see further improvement…..it is pleasant to take. I just thank the Lord I found it. Rosemary Gault.

  2. says: Cindy

    I have been using D Ribose for a few years, and it definitely helps. I put several small scoops of the powdered form in anything that can normally be sweetened. I try to use it in place of any sugar. It goes well in orange juice, and in supplement drinks such as Boost or Ensure. It is definitely worth adding to your fatigue fighting arsenal!

  3. says: Bee

    I have been using D-Ribose for years. I didn’t notice a difference in terms of fatigue or energy levels, but it definitely helps me with pain if I take it very regularly. Only downside is it take 3 weeks to build up in the body…
    It’s the most helpful supplement I ever tried for fibromyalgia. My favorite (taste and price) is Doctor’s Best, and I buy it on Amazon.

  4. says: Stacy Brandt

    I’m just starting on it. It’s been two days. I haven’t taken anywhere near the dosage they describe in this article. I started with 1g(1,000mg.) it’s also a chewable tablet. Next time I’ll buy powder seeing there’s a very large dosage needed. I have noticed energy yesterday but not today. Will chew more today. Plus, I drink coffee with energy supplements, so yeathat helps too.

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