Overview

Ribose is a kind of sugar that is produced by the body. It is used as a medicine.

Ribose is used for heart disease, mental function, athletic performance, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Ribose is an energy source that the body makes from food. There is some evidence that supplemental ribose might prevent muscle fatigue in people with genetic disorders that prevent sufficient energy production by the body. It might provide extra energy to the heart during exercise in people with heart disease.

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