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the dangers of glutamic acid supplements

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not at all: Quite the reverse, as many recommended meds are designed to inhibit glutamate responses. Regardless, the sole approved drug, Riluzole merely delays i ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Excitatory: Glutamate molecule in the brain acts as an excitatory neurotransmitter, actually it is the most ubiquitous excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain.S ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
GAD: Gad65 is found in the brain and the pancreas.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Glutamic acid decarb: Not that I am aware of. There are two forms of this enzyme coincidentally and the antibody is felt to be an autoimmune response to predict Insulin req ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Why ordered?: This is supposed to be a marker for a kid who's likely to get juvenile onset diabetes. Are you perhaps a newly-diagnosed diabetic? There's talk that e ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
24 years experience Occupational Medicine
A lot: Glutamate overall is an excitatory protein in the body. It stimulates the perception of taste and appetite. It also acts on the pancreas and liver. Ou ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Glutamic Acid: Proline and Hydroxyproline are all common amino acids usually associated with growth! I have NO IDEA what these findings mean in the setting you descr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Possibly but...: Good question without an easy answer. Glutamate is an "excitotoxin" that is not healthy for anyone but some people are more sensitive to it than other ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Safe in moderation: BCAA and other protein foods etc are generally safe if used in moderation and not extended periods (6 months). Read the label carefully, manufacturer ... Read More
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