Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Riboflavin Deficiency Linked to Arthritis

Riboflavin Deficiency Linked to Arthritis

There is increasing evidence that excessive free-radical activity (oxidative stress) is a major factor in the development and progression of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Glutathione (in its reduced form) is an effective antioxidant which helps protect cell membranes against oxidative stress and thereby combats inflammation. Glutathione is continually regenerated through the action of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase, which also helps combat free radicals.

Double-Blind Confirmation that Megadose Riboflavin Reduces Migraine Attacks

Double-Blind Confirmation that Megadose Riboflavin Reduces Migraine Attacks

Based on riboflavin's role (through FMN and FAD) in activating electron transport, researchers from Belgium and Luxembourg gave migraine sufferers massive (400 mg per day) doses of riboflavin (B2), leading to a 68% improvement in an uncontrolled trial in 1994.(1)

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