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Dimethyl Glycine (Overview)

Dimethylglycine (DMG) is believed to reduce lactic acid build-up during stress, enhance oxygen use during times of hypoxia, and reduce seizure activity. Using DMG in children with ASD is based on the idea that metabolic abnormalities may contribute to the development of autism. It


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What is the normal range of glycine?

What is the normal range of glycine?

Many factors : Determine the normal range for serum glycine: age, gender, health history. See the image for the various ranges based on these factors. ...Read more

Dimethyl Glycine (Overview)

Dimethylglycine (DMG) is believed to reduce lactic acid build-up during stress, enhance oxygen use during times of hypoxia, and reduce seizure activity. Using DMG in children with ASD is based on the idea that metabolic abnormalities may contribute to the development of autism. It


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Does glycine supplementation actually help sleep?

Does glycine supplementation actually help sleep?

Glycine: Glycine is non-essential Amino Acid used in some metabolic disorders, benign prostatic hypertrophy, memory enhancement & to protect liver/kidney from toxins. I am not aware of it being directly helpful for sleep. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: glycine/taurine conjugate ratio decreased?

What is the definition or description of: glycine/taurine conjugate ratio decreased?

Absorption : Several factors would potentially contribute to a decreased g/t ratio, the most likely being a lack of glycine absorption by the small intestine, possibly due to intrinsic disease or dysfunction. Extrahepatic cholestasis (such as gall stone blockage) will also result in a lower g/t ratio. ...Read more

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What is the equivalent of IALUXID gel in America? Main ingredients: Hydralronic acid, glycine and hydrogen peroxide.

What is the equivalent of IALUXID gel in America? Main ingredients: Hydralronic acid, glycine and hydrogen peroxide.

None: It appears that Ialuxid gel, a non-antibiotic gel to promote wound healing made by BMG pharmacy is marketed in Europe, China, and Central and South America but not in the U.S. There was an application for the U.S. trademark Scartive by the company but it was dropped and it appears that no such product is available here at this time. ...Read more

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What are normal results for glycine in cerebrospinal fluid?

What are normal results for glycine in cerebrospinal fluid?

Difficult question: Glycine is an Amino Acid that is the product of normal protein metabolism. Rare cases of inborn errors of metabolism result in a defect in metabolism of certain Amino Acids including glycine. A very rare disorder is non-ketotic hyperglycinemia where the glycine in the CSF is many times normal. The range of normal varies with ingestion of protein and depending on the form of laboratory assay. ...Read more

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Why is Flolan (epoprostenol) for inhalation mixed with Glycine specifically as opposed with something else?

Pharmaceutical: This is not a question for a doctor, but rather a chemical formulation issue to be answered by the pharmaceutical company that manufactures this. They usually have a phone line to answer questions of this nature. ...Read more

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Does IALUXID gel exist is sold in America? It forms a protective film on the skin against bacteria. Glycine, hydralronic acid and hydrogen peroxide.

Does IALUXID gel exist is sold in America? It forms a protective film on the skin against bacteria. Glycine, hydralronic acid and hydrogen peroxide.

Good news: spreads fast , so is good product . When Insulin was isolated with in few months available all over the world . LALUXID is not insulin so many wound sealers are available on the market , unfortunately if any infection develops is under the ' seal ' it can not drain out and make it much worse. ...Read more

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Cystine is depleted, while glycine and glutamic acid are highly elevated. Does that mean cysteine and subsequent glutathione deficiency? Any ideas? Ty

Cystine is depleted, while glycine and glutamic acid are highly elevated. Does that mean cysteine and subsequent glutathione deficiency? Any ideas? Ty

Not useful tests tod: Why are you wasting your money doing tests which have no significant medical relavance? Find a good internist who can help you attain better health than you are suffering from by going off track. ...Read more

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Are there any conditions associated with elevated glycine and low proline? Symptoms are bloated stomach, EGID, hypotonia, normal intelligence

Are there any conditions associated with elevated glycine and low proline? Symptoms are bloated stomach, EGID, hypotonia, normal intelligence

Hyperglycinemia: There is a rare congenital defect of the renal tubules (filtering portion inside the kidney) that causes low body levels of both Gly and Pro due to excessive losses in the urine, but elevated glycine levels are usually related to a severe congenital disorder that can cause early death. If you know the child's serum levels of proteins there is a condition your PCP is trying to diagnose ? ...Read more