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Symptoms of OCD

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Summary of Symptoms of OCD

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Symptoms of OCD

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect symptoms of ocd.
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-c Minor - See study
Although a small decrease, there appear to be benefits to OCD symptoms associated with high dose inositol supplementation
grade-c Minor - See study
The lone study assessing the effects of valerian and OCD found a benefit with treatment relative to placebo.
grade-c Minor - See study
High dose zinc (220mg twice daily) may have a minor additive role to standard OCD therapy (fluoxetine), although the small magnitude of benefit and the high dose used suggest that it is not the best supplemental option.

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