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Does taking beta alanine affect my growth?

Stop: Consult your dermatologist, this is truly a complex physiological matter. ...Read more

Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more


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Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Safety & efficacy of: Beta-alanine supplements in people younger than 18 have not been studied; therefore, it cannot be recommended. The FDA approves Beta-alanine as a food, not a drug. A review of independent studies shows it doesn't ^ muscle strength or aerobic endurance, but it does slightly ^ the amount of time an athlete can perform high-intensity exercises like weight-lifting & sprinting without fatigue. ...Read more

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How long before my workout do I takemy creatine and beta alanine?

How long before my workout do I takemy  creatine and beta alanine?

Think twice: April 16, 2015 -- Men who use muscle-building supplements containing creatine or androstenedione may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer. ...Read more

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Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Does beta alanine work for body building?

Does beta alanine work for body building?

Be very careful: A physician specializing in the complexities of body building is the first & most important step. Remember barry bonds? Don't play with fire. ...Read more

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Does beta alanine have any scientific backing for use as a body building supplement?

No: There are no otc body building supplements that will help you and many that can be dangerous. Try diet and exercise -- there's strong scientific evidence that they do help. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read more

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What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more

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Alanine transaminase levels of 48 what does this mean?

Depends: Depends on the normal values. Different labs have different ranges for what is considered normal and abnormal. You will need to give us those values. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

What is the definition or description of: alanine aminotransferase?

ALT: Alanine aminotransferase is an enzyme that is found in blood serum and in some tissues, most notably liver cells. It is commonly measured clinically in the diagnostic evaluation of liver injury. It can be significantly elevated in a variety of entities, including diabetes, heart failure, hepatitis, myopathies and other entities. When found, one needs to determine the reason for the elevation. ...Read more

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My Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT) is 58 U/L should I be worried?

Not really: It is a very mild elevation and there are multiple reasons that it could be elevated. Talk to your Dr. to figure out which one it is for you. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alanine?

What is the definition or description of: alanine?

CH3CH(NH2)COOH: The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and in some peptide antibiotics. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

What does it mean to have an alanine aminotransferase of 35?

Normal: This is an ezyme in the liver that is usually increased during infection and inflammation in the liver. In most labs, under 40 is considered normal level. ...Read more

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My b12 levels are always 1200-1300 and my alanine levels are high. Does it neccesarily mean something is wrong with the liver?

My b12 levels are always 1200-1300 and my alanine levels are high. Does it neccesarily mean something is wrong with the liver?

Maybe: Elevated B12 means nothing. You're making more of the binder protein for some reason. Nobody measures alanine, but if your alanine amino transferase (ALT / SGPT) levels are up, you'll want to know why -- if it's not alcohol, you may have a medication allergy, a viral hepatitis, iron overload, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis, or it may be your body's way of asking for more exercise. ...Read more

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Hello. My blood work shows slightly Low Globulin and High Alanine 2.1 low and 49 high What could this mean?

Hello.  My blood work shows slightly Low Globulin and High Alanine  2.1 low and  49 high    What could this mean?

Incomplete info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the information your provided does not add up. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My recent alanine aminotransfere ALT blood work showed an increase, for the past 7 months it tanged 25 or 27, now its 60. Should i be concerned?

My recent alanine aminotransfere  ALT blood work showed an increase, for the past 7 months it tanged 25 or 27, now its 60.  Should i be concerned?

Do not take: Acetaminophen till the cause of elevated alt is resolved. If you drink alcohol, stop completely for three months to repeat the test. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. Discuss getting tested for hepatitis, with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Can you tell me what it mean if the alanine level is slightly elevated in a 4 mo.Girl infant?

Why was it tested?: To answer your question, we need to know why the test was ordered. Common reasons would be as part of testing for an acute illness or for a metabolic disorder. A common test would be for alanine aminotransferase, sometimes called a liver enzyme. "Slight" elevations are common during illnesses but should be rechecked. Another 'cause' for an elevation is the use of normal values for adults. ...Read more