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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Disrupts The Bodys Ability To Absorb L Phenylalanine

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How to determine when alcohol hinders a mans ability to perform?

How to determine when alcohol hinders a mans ability to perform?

The following....: Alcohol can lead to decreased sex drive; inability to achieve or maintain an erection; premature or delayed ejaculation & lack of fertility. It is also a risk factor for risky sexual behaviors for aggressive sexual behaviors. ...Read more

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How does alcohol consumption affect your ability to build muscles?

How does alcohol consumption affect your ability to build muscles?

Alcohol and muscles: Alcohol consumption impacts on growth hormone, testosterone production, and recovery. Therefore it impacts on and reduces the impsct of muscle building. This article answers your question in more detail: http://www.Askmen.Com/sports/bodybuilding_200/218_fitness_tip.Html. ...Read more

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Alcohol consumption before caused that my cognitive abilities are worse and I cant really think abstract stuff, feels like my life is just a movie?

Alcohol consumption before caused that  my cognitive abilities are worse and I cant really think abstract stuff, feels like my life is just a movie?

Your use is NOT: moderate, at age 18. All psychoactive drugs, but alcohol and marijuana in particular, do more harm to the developing brain. In particular, people with pre-existing psychiatric problems may have those worsened by alcohol use. It sounds like you are developing some dissociation or derealization with alcohol. Please talk to your doctor and perhaps get a referral to a psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What level of phenylalanine is in diet snapple?

What level of phenylalanine is in diet snapple?

Ask: You may have to ask the manufacturer directly. Contact information is usually on the product label. ...Read more

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Does chicken contain phenylalanine?

Does chicken contain phenylalanine?

Yes: Phenylalanine is an amino acid which is part of many proteins, and it is found in meats, including chicken. ...Read more

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Why must there be phenylalanine in the pku diet?

Why must there be phenylalanine in the pku diet?

Essential amino acid: We can not make our own phenylalanine so there must be some in our diet. In general, the idea is to consume only the amount of phenylalanine that's necessary for normal growth and body processes, but no more. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of phenylalanine supplements?

What are the side effects of phenylalanine supplements?

An Amino Acid: Phenylalanine is possibly safe for most people. Having too much phenylalanine during pregnancy can increase the chances of birth defects especially facial, nervous system and heart defects. Patients suffering from phenylketonuria must avoid phenylalanine as it can cause mental retardation, high blood pressure and strokes. In schizophrenics it can make tardive dyskinesia (movement disorder) worse. ...Read more

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What is phenylalanine in pickled ginger and is it bad for you?

What is phenylalanine in pickled ginger and is it bad for you?

Amino acid, no-maybe: You need phenylalanine in your diet as it is one of the essential amino acids that you cannot make. However, in this case the reason it is likely listed on the package is because the product probably has aspartame (an artificial sweetener that contains phenylalanine) in it and by law foods with aspartame must list it to warn people with the rare disease phenylketonuria that it has phenylalanine. ...Read more

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Where can I buy a phenylalanine-free milk?

Where can I buy a phenylalanine-free milk?

Milk: U don't specify the age of the person needing this product. Following site discusses 3 products (depending on age): http://www.Kibid.Rs/en/milupa/pku-products here is website where pku-3 (for over 15 y/o) is available: http://www.Allegromedical.Com/dietary-supplements-c522/pku-3-p559305.Html [not inexpensive}. ...Read more

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Can phenylalanine make depression worse?

Can phenylalanine make depression worse?

Not to my knowledge: It may actually be beneficial for some people with depression because it elevates levels of norepinephrine and Dopamine in the brain and this is how some of the antidepressants work. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks associated with artificial sweetener phenylalanine?

Are there any health risks associated with artificial sweetener phenylalanine?

You mean Equal?: Equal contains the Amino Acid phenylalanine. Phenylalanine by itself is not a sweetener. Phenylalanine is only harmful if you have phenylketonuria, a rare genetic disorder that runs in families. ...Read more

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Its been brought to my attn that its bad to take both methylphenidate and phenylalanine. Is it safe for me to be taking these medications together?

Its been brought to my attn that its bad to take both methylphenidate and phenylalanine.  Is it safe for me to be taking these medications together?

May be wrong med: Methylphenidate is a stimulant medication used to treat adhd and phenylalanine is an Amino Acid and is not a medication. Some people have problems with that Amino Acid because of a genetic disorder called pku but for most people it is not an issue. It would be unusual to have a stand alone Amino Acid supplement like that but it would not be problem. If that is not what you meant ask again. ...Read more

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What is the role of methionine in catabolism of phenylalanine and/or tyrosine? Can you please post any link about those two amino acids? Thank you

What is the role of methionine in catabolism of phenylalanine and/or tyrosine? Can you please post any link about those two amino acids? Thank you

Methylation: When homocyateine is elevated there is problem with methylation. Methioneine, methyl folate, (folic acid) methyl cobalamine, and magnesium may all be helpful. Low blood pressure occurs with a histamine reaction. Vitamin c and bioflavanoids, copper avoidance and understanding histamine intolerance (google it) will help. Alcohol avoidance, frequent healthy meals, stress reduction, and frequent movement helps. ...Read more

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Does the chemical phenylalanine effect metaprolol tartrate (25mg)? I want to drink those powdered teas that you put in the water but I'm concerned.

Does the chemical phenylalanine effect metaprolol tartrate (25mg)? I want to drink those powdered teas that you put in the water but I'm concerned.

No interaction: Hi there, Phenylalanine does not effect metoprolol tartrate. Phenylalanine does have a calming effect but you can definitely (and safely) enjoy your tea with your medication. ...Read more

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What is the difference between[ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylalanine, and amphetamine?

What is the difference between[ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylalanine, and amphetamine?

Stimulants: They belong to precursors and drugs used for weight loss, asthma and congestion. Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) is useful for bronchial asthma, but pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is useful in rhinitis. Amphetamines are a group of stimulants useful for attention deficit, and less frequently as a stimulant, which can be addictive. Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) and pseudo-ephed in synthesis of methamphetamine. ...Read more