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I read that antidepressants cause weight gain due to insulin resistance. If I take zoloft, (sertraline) I can counter weight gain taking L-glutamine and L-leucine?

I read that antidepressants cause weight gain due to insulin resistance. If I take zoloft, (sertraline) I can counter weight gain taking L-glutamine and L-leucine?

Chromium pic: Chromium picconalate helps regulate glucose and Insulin very effectively. SSRIs and related meds affect serotonin in the gut and other areas besides the brain. The GI tract has lots of serotonin receptors. The mechanism of meds affecting blood sugar isn't fully clarified.

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In which foods can I find l-glutamine, if I am vegetarian? I want muscle gain.

In which foods can I find l-glutamine, if I am vegetarian? I want muscle gain.

See a dietician: Beans, milk, yogurt, ricotta cheese and cottage cheese raw spinach, cabbage and parsley provide glutamine. If there is a specific reason to gain muscle mass then it would be wise to see a registered dietician to make sure you have a balanced diet. You may want to discuss with your physician also.

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Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: It is an essential nutrient more easily gotten from diet if you are not a vegetarian. It is popular in muscle building but not a magic bullet for weight loss. However, if you take it in conjunction with sensible diet and exercise, it can only help.

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Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: Helps reset brain receptors for satiation and decreases cravings and gets rid of munchees.

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Should I take creatine, whey and glutamine supplements as I just began weight training last month?

Should I take creatine, whey and glutamine supplements as I just began weight training last month?

No: Such supplements are not studied enough by researchers because these supplements are not FDA-approved drugs for treating particular disorders. Nobody knows for sure what happens if a person takes performance-enhancing supplements. So, it is best for all athletes to train and build their bodies the natural way, with healthy nutritious foods, avoiding sports supplements or body-building supplements.

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I have fibromyalgia and IBS and have been taking l-glutamine powder for 5 days. I've gained 1, 5kgs and my stomach hurts, should I stop? I'm 22, female

I have fibromyalgia and IBS and have been taking l-glutamine powder for 5 days. I've gained 1, 5kgs and my stomach hurts, should I stop? I'm 22, female

Glutamine powder: Is supposed to help improve your immune system health but there is no scientific studies proving that it works and at what dosage. So people tend to think if 1 gram helps, 1 kg of it must help 1000 times. Of course it doesn't work like that, but there is no actual guide in how much is enough. So people get fooled into buying large amounts of this supplement without having a clue how to take it.

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Is L-glutamine good for teenagers?

Necessary????: Compared to what? Currently there is no data that this supplement is needed for healthy teens, more than they get in a normal diet.

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What are beneficial actions of glutamine?

What are beneficial actions of glutamine?

Glutamine benefits: Glutamine is an Amino Acid available as a dietary supplement. When taken at high doses (10 grams 3-4 times a day before start, throughout and after chemotherapy), some small non-randomized studies show that it may help prevent or reduce severity of chemotherapy side-effects like mouth sores (swish & swallow), neuropathy, muscle & joint aches & diarrhea. Caution in those with kidney/liver failure.

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Can you take L-glutamine with clopperdogeral?

Can you take L-glutamine with clopperdogeral?

Plavix (clopidogrel): Possible but Glutamine has not been listed under the medication which could interact with Plavix, see the list of medication which can interact with Plavix below: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/clopidogrel, plavix-index. Html

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Is taking fermented glutamine good for you? And what are the benefits?

Is taking fermented glutamine good for you? And what are the benefits?

Fermented glutamine: L-glutamine can be commercially derived from fermentation of beets with probiotic cultures. Glutamine is an Amino Acid found in many protein rich foods (milk, cheese, meat, eggs). The internet claims it helps with recovery, alleviates physical/mental stress, joint pain, mental fitness, ; body's rate of tissue repair. Take these claims with a grain of salt, as with all non-fda regulated products.

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I have gasritis and need to know if glutamine will help?

I have gasritis and need to know if glutamine will help?

Maybe: Glutamine is a conditional essential Amino Acid with good benefits. Nevertheless, you need to find out the cause of the gastritis (h. Pilori or not) and reat it adequately.

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Which is a better supplement? Glutamine or bcaa?

Which is a better supplement? Glutamine or bcaa?

Supplements: I recommend avoiding all supplements as there is no control over what goes into them and they may contain mercury or lead or even other meds like testosterone. or prednisone.

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Which supplement is more important bcaa's or glutamine?

Which supplement is more important bcaa's or glutamine?

You flunked the quiz: If you're a healthy young person you get all the BCAAs you need from diet. Glutamine isn't an essential AA. You make all the glutamine you need from glutamate which is made from alanine or aspartic acid. If you consume glutamine you just synthesize less. Excess AAs are burned as fuel & excreted as waste. So there you'll stand with your fly open literally watching your money go down the toilet.

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Does glutamine supplementation enhance athletic ability?

Does glutamine supplementation enhance athletic ability?

Controversial: Glutamine is important in muscle metabolism and can get depleted during intense exercise or athletic activity. Supplementation with glutamine was shown in small physiologic studies to enhance exercise tolerance/stamina. Whether this translates to enhanced athletic ability could be a different story. One factor that plays into the athlete's performance is ability to withstand rigors of training.

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Glutamine excitatory or inhbitory?

Glutamine excitatory or inhbitory?

Both, indirectly: Glutamine is a major precursor of glutamate, the most potent excitatory neurotransmitter, & of gaba (gamma-aminobutyric acid), the most potent inhibitory neurotransmitter in mammalian brains.

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Does glutamine boost immune function?

Does glutamine boost immune function?

Glutamine in HIV: Some studies support the use of glutamine to prevent loss of or maintain body mass in patients with hiv/aids, as well as promote healing and recovery following surgery or critical illness. Other studies have not shown any benefit. It should not be taken in patients with mental disorders, epilepsy, liver or kidney failure or an allergy to monosodium glutamate (msg). Always verify with your dr.

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Can I take L-glutamine if I have GFR of 70?

Can I take L-glutamine if I have GFR of 70?

Yes: And get with your physician and find out whether this GFR is even reliable. Today's fad for estimating GFR based on a spot creatinine without regard to whether the individual may simply be well-muscled (and healthy) causes a great deal of unnecessary concern. "focus on the person, not the lab value.".

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