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A 42-year-old male asked:

Is l-carnitine supplementation good bad or neither for heart health?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Generally good: L-carnitine is proven to benefit ischemic heart disease (those with heart attacks/angina) ; may help those with heart failure ; hypertension. It likely works best in conjunction with other nutrients like coq10, magnesium ; ribose. See http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/carnitine-healthprofessional/ ; http://www.Heartmdinstitute.Com/health-topics/supplements/318-the-awesome-foursome.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2014


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