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Can L Lysine Make You Nauseous
High doses, maybe: Deficiency symptoms might include stomach cramps, diarrhea, hair loss weight loss, poor concentration, reproductive problems, kidney stones. It can interact with a number of antibiotics to lethal effect. It could cause severe allergic reactions, (swelling of lips and tongue, or throat closure, difficulty breathing) old people need it more than young. Athletes use it. ...Read more
L-lysine lose weight: L-lysine, an Amino Acid helps convert fatty acids to energy, Evidence isn’t strong enough to show that it is a powerful fat burner to help lose weight. To Lose weight ?Understand your hunger cues ?Control the impulse to eat when you are not hungry Do not just eat, eat slow, converse with family and friends. ?Exercise daily ?Manage your stress ?It is not WHAT you eat ?IT IS WHAT is eating you! ...Read more
L (levo) lysine...: ...is a natural amino acid, present in greater or lesser amounts in all proteins. Sold as a health supplement, but there are no proved benefits. Sometimes recommended by some non-scientific sources for herpes, but lysine has no benefit in treating or preventing herpes outbreaks. The dose probably doesn't matter much; take whatever the label says. It would be difficult to take enough to be harmful. ...Read more
What is the benefit of taking l-lysine? And how many milligrams of l-lysine can we take per day ?
Yes: Wise to ask to be sure. L-Lysine is a very benign substance, an amino acid that we get in our diet every day. It's not known to interact with pharmaceuticals except one type- aminoglycoside antibiotics like gentamycin. But it's perfectly safe to take Lysine with Amoxicillin. It's also wise to take probiotics, esp. Sacchromyces boulardii. See https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/lysine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sage Suggestion: It sounds like you already know the answer. If you do not have a deficiency of L Lysine there is no reason to take it. Lysine is an amino acid used to treat cold sores. There are other OTC and prescription meds that can treat Herpes Simplex viruses better. Lysine has not been approved by the FDA for HSV suppression. Go on line to read about natural sources of Lysine from food. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Check with provider: Often the surgeon recommendation is to stop supplements before a surgery in order to reduce any adverse events. Sometimes there is a worry about drug to supplement interactions. If you feel you need these during surgery then ask you provider for the specific reason not to take them and you might work out a solution ...Read more
Probably- moderation: As is usually the case, no research has been done so no one knows for sure. However, lysine occurs naturally in many foods so every woman who has ever been pregnant has consumed lysine in their diet. Thus, it is certainly safe in moderation. The only possible concern is high doses may lower levels of arginine, another amino acid. Doses up to 1500 mg/day are probably safe. ...Read more
No good research.: moderate use is likely alright.Get a more detailed answer ›
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