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What are the health risks from a diet high in arginine?

What are the health risks from a diet high in arginine?

Arginine: Arginine has been associated with being a causative agent in herpes infections. It can also cause low blood pressure if overconsumed as well as gout. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take l-arginine while taking losartan, nicardipine & metropolol? I saw on dr. Oz that l-arginine was a good supplement to take if one has high blood pressure. I also saw that hibiscus tea was good for lowering blood pressure. Is it ok to tak

This : This should be fine, but with a few caveats. First. L-arginine is an unproven dietary supplement. It may be helpful, but there is no convincing evidence. And just because it is a natural supplement does not mean it is necessarily safe. If you haven't already, a more effective and natural way to help your blood pressure would be to cut out sodium and increase your intake of fresh foods. Your combination of drugs indicates to me that you have a substantial blood pressure problem. You should discuss these supplements with your physician and your pharmacist to be sure there are no interactions, and always let healthcare professionals know what supplements and over-the-counter medicines you are taking in addition to your prescriptions. Although uncommon, in some cases these ordinary supplements and otc meds can cause negative drug interactions with your important prescriptions. ...Read more

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I want to know about L-arginine benefits and muscle gain. I'm doing HIIT (High Intensity Intervals Training) every day, FOCUS T25 Workout.

I want to know about L-arginine benefits and muscle gain. I'm doing HIIT (High Intensity Intervals Training) every day, FOCUS T25 Workout.

See details: Studies are contradictory. Some suggest that L-arginine may increase levels of growth hormone while other studies have not found this to be the case. I would avoid this supplement and focus of your resistance training and a high protein diet. ...Read more

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Can teenagers take l arginine?

Can teenagers take l arginine?

Wouldn't recommend: Protein supplementation is not the greatest idea in teens. It really is much better for them to get their nutrition through food intake. These supplements are not well regulated and one can never be sure you are taking what they say. Also, protein supplements are stressful to developing kidneys. If you teen is wrestler ,body builder it is best to get the protein with meats, eggs, dairy, nuts. ...Read more

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Can i gave L-arginine to my girlfriend to grow her height please it is important tell me fast?

Can i gave L-arginine to my girlfriend to grow her height please it is important tell me fast?

Not so easy or Simpl: You can not be doctoring her without knowing much of anything about human body and how it functions. Who told you that arginine can be helpful to her to increase her height?. Let her seek help from a proper doctor and you stay out of such medical matters. ...Read more

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Is l-arginine safe to take long term?

Is l-arginine safe to take long term?

Unknown: L-arginine has been used safely for up to 3 months. There are no long term studies to verify safety for long term use. ...Read more

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Does l-arginine help erictial disfuntion?

Does l-arginine help erictial disfuntion?

Studies unclear: As whether is any benefit, one study which showed benefit resulted in patients who were Nitric Oxide deficient. ...Read more

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What is l-arginine good for?

Arginine: ....Is something your body normally makes, but you can be deficient if you don't have enough of the building blocks. Symptoms of deficiency include poor wound healing, hair loss, skin rash, constipation, and fatty liver. There is some evidence it may be useful for claudication (pain in your legs with exercise due to poor circulation). It's used for lots of other things, but without good evidence. ...Read more

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