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Can shark cartilage pills help treat social anxiety?

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Mike Moore
Family Medicine
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In brief: No

Shark cartilage pills are not effective in the treatment of social anxiety.

In brief: No

Shark cartilage pills are not effective in the treatment of social anxiety.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: No

Shark fin soup, made from the cartilaginous pectoral & dorsal fins of shark, has been in use since at least the ming dynasty in china.
I know of no medicinal effects on any form of anxiety disorder. There is a health risk in ingesting shark fins. It is a predator fish with of high levels of bmaa (neurotoxin), arsenic & methylmercury.

In brief: No

Shark fin soup, made from the cartilaginous pectoral & dorsal fins of shark, has been in use since at least the ming dynasty in china.
I know of no medicinal effects on any form of anxiety disorder. There is a health risk in ingesting shark fins. It is a predator fish with of high levels of bmaa (neurotoxin), arsenic & methylmercury.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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