Health benefits of Myo-inositol
- May Reduce Anxiety by Affecting Serotonin
- Inositol affects the processes that make neurotransmitters, the molecules responsible for relaying information within your brain
- May Aid Blood Sugar Control by Improving Insulin Sensitivity, May Prevent Diabetes During Pregnancy, Insulin is a hormone that is critically important for controlling blood sugar levels in your body
- May Improve Fertility in Women With PCOS, PCOS is a syndrome that occurs when a woman’s body produces abnormally high amounts of certain hormones.
- May Reduce Symptoms of Depression, Due to its effects on neurotransmitters in the brain, inositol has been explored as a treatment for depression.
- May Help Control Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors
- Respiratory distress syndrome: In preterm infants, inositol appears to be helpful for treating breathing issues from underdeveloped lungs.
- Type 2 diabetes: A preliminary study suggests that inositol and folic acid may aid blood sugar controlin people with type 2 diabetes.
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): A small study suggests that inositol taken daily may reduce symptoms of OCD.