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What are the health benefits of reishi mushrooms?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Reishi mushrooms have been used in traditional Asian medicine for more than 4,000 years to treat liver disorders, hypertension, arthritis, and other ailments. Modern studies show that they may help boost insulin levels, allowing the body to use blood sugar more efficiently for energy production. Additionally, reishi’s anti-inflammatory properties may neutralize the chemicals that drain your energy. Try taking 1,000 mg of reishi mushroom extract three times per day.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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