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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Arginine: ....Is something your body normally makes, but you can be deficient if you don't have enough of the building blocks. Symptoms of deficiency include po ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
unlikely: Assuming that the source of the l-arginines that you are considering are reliable, then this is a basic Amino Acid which should be the same whatever t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: At a listed age of 19, your growth centers are likely closed and no further linear growth would be expected. An x-ray of your wrist and hand could be ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
L arginine: Not recommended because we dont know the long term effects of l arginine.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no interactions thete.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Safety, unclear need: L-arginine is a dietary supplement. It is made by the body, but is used as a supplement in various adult disorders. No specific indications have bee ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
31 years experience Cardiology
Probably yes: Pycnogenol is known for its wide array of health benefits. Primarily taken as a food supplement, it can dramatically increase overall wellbeing when i ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Unknown: All meds & supplements have potential side effects, and usually it's a pretty long list of potential but uncommon side effects. Side effects are not a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Effective for cold: Sores by mouth, if taken early enough, and is an amino acid, so it's relatively safe to take. Seem to be a popular home remedy. However, if you are u ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
35 years experience Pediatrics
L-arginine: It appears that l-arginine in low doses may be safe but has not been systematically tested in children and teens. Possible side effects include low bl ... Read More
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