Improved stability utilizing the salts of SAM-e "is also directly correlated with the size and shape of the product itself in drying phase.
14) In this manner it may serve to complement the actions of SAM-e.
30) TMG plays a role in supporting the process of methyl donation either directly via the methylation of homocysteine, or indirectly by supporting the body's production of SAM-e.
In eight other studies, SAM-e produced the same "modest" pain relief as NSAIDs like aspirin and ibuprofen.
To make SAM-e seem less costly, manufacturers typically recommend taking less, though there's little evidence that less works.
About half of the brands tested during the past few years contained less SAM-e than their labels claimed.
These new findings suggest that SAM-e works as effectively as prescription drugs and it does it without the side effects," added Dr.
The Evidence Report summary concludes that SAM-e appears to work as effectively as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) in treating osteoarthritis.
SAM-e (pronounced "sammy") is the user-friendly name for S-adenosylmethionine, a biochemical workhorse that's found in every cell of our bodies.
Healthy, well-nourished people seem to make all the SAM-e they need from the amino acid methionine, which is found in protein.
For patients like 48-year-old Debbie Bonick, who has suffered from depression for more than 15 years, the combination therapy of SAM-e and prescription antidepressants under physician supervision has proven a success.
Then, Bonick read about SAM-e and talked to her doctor about it.