Don't forget to take your multivitamin. A study shows that multivitamin supplements can help improve your short-term memory, the kind you use constantly during the day to function effectively.
Australian researchers analyzed data from 10 studies involving more than 3,000 people and found that those who took a multivitamin had an average 32 percent better performance on tests of short-term memory. That's an important finding for people with fibromyalgia, who typically have short-term memory problems because of the fibro.
(Read more at NCBI.)
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Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. is one of the world's leading integrative medical authorities on fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. He is the lead author of four research studies on their treatments, and has published numerous health & wellness books, including the bestseller on fibromyalgia From Fatigued to Fantastic! and The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution. Dr. Teitelbaum is one of the most frequently quoted fibromyalgia experts in the world and appears often as a guest on news and talk shows nationwide including Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Oprah & Friends, CNN, and Fox News Health.