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Why do people take phosphatidylserine?

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Some people take phosphatidylserino try to prevent memory loss and mental decline that may happen as you get older. But there isn't enough research to know if it works or if it's safe. Talk to your doctor before you try any supplement so you know if it's safe for you.

From: Phosphatidylserine WebMD Medical Reference

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Natural Standard: "Phosphatidylserine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Phosphatidylserine."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Kidd, P.M. Sept. 1, 2007. Alternative Medical Review.

Keren, H. . Jan. 1, 2010. PLoS One

Vakhapova, V. , June 28, 2011. BMC Neurology

Manor, I. , July 27, 2012. European Psychiatry

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

SOURCES:

Natural Standard: "Phosphatidylserine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Phosphatidylserine."

Rakel, D., editor, , 3rd edition, Saunders Elsevier, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Kidd, P.M. Sept. 1, 2007. Alternative Medical Review.

Keren, H. . Jan. 1, 2010. PLoS One

Vakhapova, V. , June 28, 2011. BMC Neurology

Manor, I. , July 27, 2012. European Psychiatry

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 29, 2019

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