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Doctor insights on: How L Arginine Affects Psoriasis

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Will l-arginine help me get a strong erection n make me la s t longer n be more excited. Thanks?

Will l-arginine help me get a strong erection n make me la s t longer n be more excited. Thanks?

Maybe not...: To assess if one's erections have weakened, he should visit a primary doctor, who can check for possible causes: stress, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, low testosterone, artery disease, high cholesterol, smoking, older age, etc... Causes found can be treated to help make erections stronger, firmer, longer lasting. A urologist can evaluate. Meds like viagra, cialis, or Levitra (vardenafil) may help. ...Read more

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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...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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Are there any differences between the types of l-arginine?

Unlikely: Assuming that the source of the l-arginines that you are considering are reliable, then this is a basic Amino Acid which should be the same whatever the source. There is always a risk with unregulated products like this that you are getting less than the label says, or some hopefully benign adulterant to save money for the manufacturer. ...Read more

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L arginine can make me grow taller?

L arginine can make me grow taller?

Doubt it: At a listed age of 19, your growth centers are likely closed and no further linear growth would be expected. An x-ray of your wrist and hand could be reviewed for open growth centers, but if they show closure you are finished growing taller. If open, a balanced diet, proper rest and regular exercise will support proper growth. Diet supplements or hormone injections only help those with deficiency ...Read more

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Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

Can L-arginine cause erectile disfunction?

L arginine: L-arginine has been studied along with pycnogenol in men with erectile dysfunction, and found to help a significant percentage of them have normal erections. Www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/12851125. ...Read more

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Can using L-arginine make you grow taller?

L arginine: Not recommended because we don't know the long term effects of l arginine. ...Read more

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Why should children and teenagers not use l-arginine?

Why should children and teenagers not use l-arginine?

Safety, unclear need: L-arginine is a dietary supplement. It is made by the body, but is used as a supplement in various adult disorders. No specific indications have been identified in chidlren and adolescents, and it is a substance that, in overdose, can cause brain edema and even death. Oberdose is easier in children because of their smaller size. So, no clear value and possible risk: not a good combination. ...Read more

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Is pycnogenol and l-arginine good together for the body?

Is pycnogenol and l-arginine good together for the body?

Probably yes: Pycnogenol is known for its wide array of health benefits. Primarily taken as a food supplement, it can dramatically increase overall wellbeing when introduced into a daily diet regimen. The positive side effects run the gamut from sexual health to anti-aging to cancer fighting. Arginine can interact with many different medications, including viagra, (sildenafil) zantac and even over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more

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How much l-arginine can I take without having harmful side effects?

How much l-arginine can I take without having harmful side effects?

Unknown: All meds & supplements have potential side effects, and usually it's a pretty long list of potential but uncommon side effects. Side effects are not always dose dependent, so even 1 dose can sometimes cause. Just b/c it's a supplement doesn't mean no risk. I discuss w/ my pts about doing a risk-benefit analysis before starting a new tx. ...Read more

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What is l-arginine how effective is it and are there any side effects?

What is l-arginine how effective is it and are there any side effects?

Effective for cold: Sores by mouth, if taken early enough, and is an amino acid, so it's relatively safe to take. Seem to be a popular home remedy. However, if you are using for something else, then it may or may not be effective depending on the diagnosis. So, if it's in the groin area, it may not be as effective. Make sure your pcp can check your area of concern to diagnose it and treat it quickly. ...Read more

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How come websites say children and teenagers should not use l-arginine?

How come websites say children and teenagers should not use l-arginine?

L-arginine: It appears that l-arginine in low doses may be safe but has not been systematically tested in children and teens. Possible side effects include low blood pressure and bronchospasm (wheezing, breathing problems) which can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What is a safe dosage for Me to take of L Arginine to improve my erections?

What is a safe dosage for Me to take of L Arginine to improve my erections?

Here are some. ..: L-Arginine is commonly included in many brands of supplements touted for enhancing erection, which usually have Yohimbine - the chief ingredient for helping erection through central nerve effect. In reality, l-arginine effect for erection is still not clearly defined. Note the cause for ED is always multiple and no single agent can boot but potentially help improve erection depending on existing.. ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted benefits and side effects you have personally seen from l-arginine?

What are considered well accepted benefits and side effects you have personally seen from l-arginine?

Helps ED: At sufficient dosing, there is an effect on male sexual abilities, and this otc approach would be far cheaper than cialis, viagra, (sildenafil) etc. But need to take on empty stomach, and at sufficient dosing. ...Read more

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I want to know if it is bad or dangerous to consume 2.5 grs of l-arginine before training and another 2.5 grs before bed. I want to lose fat.

I want to know if it is bad or dangerous to consume 2.5 grs of l-arginine before training and another 2.5 grs before bed. I want to lose fat.

Generally safe: 2.5 grams of L-arginine twice a day is within safe limits based on available research. The best way to lose fat is to eat healthy foods (including plenty of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes), exercise moderately (too vigorously, and you may get too hungry according to recent studies), and take care of your emotional health ("what's eating you" could be why you don't always eat right). ...Read more

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Hi im 17 and want to increase my height im 5, 10 and should I take l arginine so yes how much per day and is it must to do workout after taking it?

Hi im 17 and want to increase my height im 5, 10 and should I take l arginine so yes how much per day and is it must to do workout after taking it?

Waste of money: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep & and remaining physiclly active. Nothing you eat or drink will add inches. No exercise will make you taller. You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll. At 17 you are likely near the end of your growth phase. ...Read more

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I have recently bought L-arginine (1000mg) at GNC because I was informed it had something in it that helped height growth?? I am currently 17 being 5'9

I have recently bought L-arginine (1000mg) at GNC because I was informed it had something in it that helped height growth?? I am currently 17 being 5'9

A fool and his money: Are soon parted-an old parable but as true today as the day it was written. Many search for fixes to issues that are long term and have no treatment. You will be as tall as your genes allow, and not more. No special diet, exercise, shots, etc will change that. Most males stop growing at 17. An x-ray of your wrist/hand can tell if you have open growth centers and could grow more. If closed, you are done ...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 l-arginine cause gain weight?

Can l-arginine cause gain weight?

L-arginine: Can help with gaining muscle but not specifically for weight gain. ...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 the safe dosage of taking l-arginine?

What is the safe dosage of taking l-arginine?

Depends: For congestive heart failure: doses range from 6-20 grams per day, as three divided doses. For chest pain (angina pectoris): 3-6 grams three times per day for up to one month. For preventing the loss of the effectiveness of Nitroglycerin (angina pectoris): 700 mg four times daily. For organic erectile dysfunction (ed): 5g taking lower doses might not be effective. ...Read more

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Can I take L arginine 1000 mg and ginseng complex together?

Can I take L arginine 1000 mg and ginseng complex together?

Yes: Of course. Ginseng is a general tonic that can raise testosterone levels and enhance male sexual function.
L-arginine is an amino acid with many benefits including raising nitric oxide levels, thus dilating blood vessels and enhancing erections, sometimes called
Nature's Viagra. These are often combined (along with other ingredients) in supplements for male health. They can work synergistically. ...Read more

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Benefits of taking L-Arginine? What's the best time to take it in relation to exercise?

Benefits of taking L-Arginine? What's the best time to take it in relation to exercise?

Unknown: At this time there insufficient evidence to show a positive relationship between L arginine supplementation and improvements in athletic performance / strength. It is found naturally in the food you eat (meats). At this time, I'd save your money over using it as a supplement ...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?

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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Does L-arginine help against cancer?

Does L-arginine help against cancer?

Adjunct only: I don't believe it will do anything for you. The proposed mechanisms make no sense, and the whole thing is cultish. Interestingly, there's a counter-cult based on taking no arginine in the diet. I wouldn't give money to a pill company that misled me. If you want to try arginine, don't give up on conventional treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take L arginine and metropolol?

Can I take L arginine and metropolol?

You should never: Take medications without checking with your doctor. L-arginine can lower your blood pressure and so can metoprolol. Taken together they may result in a blood pressure that is dangerously low. ...Read more

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Will l-arginine stop cramps while working out?

Will l-arginine stop cramps while working out?

May help: It may help, but I don't know that it will stop them completely. I would add some magnesium glycinate to your daily regimen - 2 caps twice daily and see if that is beneficial - we're all low in magnesium! ...Read more

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Is it ok to take L-arginine with l tyrosine?

Is it ok to take L-arginine with l tyrosine?

Yes: They are both amino acids that your body can utilize. ...Read more

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What is l-arginine and how can it be used in fitness?

What is l-arginine and how can it be used in fitness?

L arginine: L arginine is felt to improve circulation to various organs and is often taken along with the supplement l citrulline. THese supplements are not prescription medications. For more information google these. ...Read more

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Can u take l Arginine B12 ginseng and CLA tonalin together?

Can u take l Arginine B12 ginseng and CLA tonalin together?

What are U using: Them for? This is a loaded question, as knowing what your intentions are for using these supplements will reveal whether you need to be on them or not. If these are recommended by your PCP then it's best to contact her/his office to find out how much of each, or whether you can combine them or not. So start there. These are very specific indications, so ask first and then let us know so we can help! ...Read more

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What is the difference between L-arginine and l citrulline and what are the benefits for me at 44yrs old.

What is the difference between L-arginine and l citrulline and what are the benefits for me at 44yrs old.

Do not need either: Eating a balanced diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day and exercise 30 minutes each day for good health. The supplements you mention are only good for lightening your wallet. ...Read more

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Is there a way to increase height for a 17year old male. I have heard that L-glutamine or l-arginine can help.?

Is there a way to increase height for a 17year old male. I have heard that L-glutamine or l-arginine can help.?

Balanced nutrition: At seventeen your growth centers have minimal potential for growth ; simple measures help the best. Keep active ; a healthy diet but don't expect to grow taller than your genetic potential.Supplements or even growth hormone will not add inches unless you have a hormone deficiency. An x-ray of your wrist ; hand can be analysed for bone maturity ; your doc can give you an estimate of further growth. ...Read more

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I'm 5"7, 16 years old, male. I have recently started taking L-arginine & l orthinine, will this help increase my height?

I'm 5"7, 16 years old, male. I have recently started taking L-arginine & l orthinine, will this help increase my height?

Unlikely to matter: The growth centers controlling your final height usually start to close around 16 in males and finish by 18.Most at your height will gain another inch. If you have open growth centers (x-ray can tell) you are can grow. If your bone maturity was more like a 15 year old, you might gain 2.Special supplements do not increase your final height. ...Read more