Calcium strengthens bones and the heart. Calcium needs Vitamin D to be absorbed properly. Not? Calcium may settle in arteries instead of bones.
Kava treats anxiety and insomnia. Kava supplements may reduce anxiety, but they're linked to liver damage.
The NCCIH recommends soy products for menopausal symptoms, bone health, memory, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
Red yeast rice claims to lower LDL cholesterol and prevent heart disease, like statins. These supplements have side effects.
Ginkgo is used for anxiety, dementia, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. It improves memory.
Beta carotene acts as an antioxidant and immune system booster, according to Kaiser Permanente.
St. John's wort helps with sleep disorders and mild anxiety or depression.