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Doctor insights on: Glycine Taurine Conjugate Ratio Decreased

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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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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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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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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

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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

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Can I take 2grams of taurine along with escitalopram 10mg?

Can I take 2grams of taurine along with escitalopram 10mg?

Danger: No human should be taking Taurine. This dangerous stimulant is not only addictive, it is causing heart rates to speed up, heart muscle to beat harder and over time will age the heart faster than the genetics would dictate. This is a good question and I hope you listen well to this answer. Taurine is dangerous and unhealthy. ...Read more

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I need to know what is tournine/taurine that is an element used is red bull and other enerizer drinks?

I need to know what is tournine/taurine that is an element used is red bull and other enerizer drinks?

Amino acid: Taurine is a non-essential amino acid. Your body makes whatever is needed. Cats, for instance, lack this production and taurine deficiency can occur in felines. There is not enough in red bull, etc. To cause any known problems. ...Read more

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Taurine increases dopamine in neucleu; , does it make it addictive?

Taurine increases dopamine in neucleu; , does it make it addictive?

Not necessarily: Taurine is like an amino acid, not a protein. I don't know exact mechanism how it increases your Dopamine level, but my advice is, do not believe much in the marketing done by companies selling nutritional products.I believe in natural ways by healthy life style, diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Does taurine slow mania/racing thoughts?

Does taurine slow mania/racing thoughts?

Results not out yet: Taurine has putative anti-bipolar properties. The studies have been carried out at harvard and to my knowledge of not been published yet. Tests are being done involving adolescents and adults to see the effect that this chemical may have. We will simply have to wait for the information published. If any of my colleagues has seen that this information has been published i would certainly like to know as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How are esterified vs conjugated estrogen different?

How are esterified vs conjugated estrogen different?

Different derivation: Esterified estrogens are synthetic plant derived (eg manufactured from soy beans) where as conjugated estrogens are blended estrogens from natural preparations (eg urine from pregnant mares) or synthetic derivatives of these natural preparations. Some studies have shown risk of blood clots may be less with esterified preparations but this is not definitive. ...Read more

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What is the difference between esterified and conjugated estrogen?

What is the difference between esterified and conjugated estrogen?

Chemical structures: Esterified Estrogens are chemically different and most often are plant derived. The Conjugated Estrogens are a group of Estrogens that come from horses. There are several different forms of estrogen in the conjugated group. All Estrogens bind to the estrogen receptor and produce an estrogenic effect. Each estrogen though has different potency characteristics in it's receptor effect. ...Read more