I had never heard of SAM-e and did not know what it is. I went to Nature Made's SAM-e Complete site (http://www.sam-e.com/) to learn more about it.
From the website I learned this:
New to SAM-e? Curious as to what SAM-e is and how it works? You’ve found the right place. We’ve covered the SAM-e basics a lot of people ask before they begin taking SAM-e. If your question isn’t listed below, check out our SAM-e Q&A to ask out nutrition experts. We’ll answer as many questions as we can.
What is SAM-e?
SAM-e is a naturally occurring compound that is found in all living things. It’s distributed throughout the human body and it contributes to maintaining mood levels.
How Does SAM-e Work?
Describing exactly how SAM-e works in the body could require a fairly technical response, but in a nutshell SAM-e helps other molecules in the brain do their jobs making you feel like your normal self. When SAM-e levels run low, those other molecules can’t do their jobs as effectively, and you can feel out of sorts from a mood standpoint.
What are the Benefits of SAM-e?
SAM-e helps to promote a healthy mood by ensuring a balance of overall healthy brain cell functions. If taken regularly, SAM-e can begin to help in as little as 7 – 14 days.
What are the Side Effects of SAM-e?
Generally speaking, SAM-e supplements have been shown to be very safe, with no known side effects. One reason for the low level of side effects is that SAM-e is a naturally occurring molecule in your body, and a SAM-e supplement simply replenishes your body’s own natural supply.
What is the Suggested SAM-e Dosage?
To support mood and emotional well being, start with 400mg/day of SAM-e Complete. Clinical studies indicate that benefits are most likely evident after 7-14 days of supplementation. If benefits are not achieved within two weeks, you may require a higher level of supplementation. To determine the proper level of supplementation that works for you, gradually increase the number of tablets (maximum 1600 mg/day) until benefits are achieved.
Why Nature Made SAM-e Complete™?
You can always feel confident placing your trust in Nature Made®, the leading distributor of SAM-e supplements in the U.S. Nature Made stands behind all of our products and guarantees that they are made to our purity and potency standards. Nature Made SAM-e Complete’s tablets are enterically coated to ensure proper absorption and packaged in blister form to help maintain product effectiveness.
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