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Symptoms of Vitiligo

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Summary of Symptoms of Vitiligo

Scientific Information on Symptoms of Vitiligo

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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies to tell you what supplements affect Symptoms of Vitiligo.

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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 Notable - See study
The one study using picrorhiza kurroa for the purpose of treating vitiligo noted that after daily usage that 27% of the subjects experienced complete resolution of symptoms (curative effect)
grade-c Minor Very High See 2 studies
EGb-761 appears to be associated with skin repigmentation in persons suffering from vitiligo, although the degree of this effect is fairly modest
grade-c - - See study
Currently no evidence to support a role of polypodium leucotomos in the treatment of vitiligo

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