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L Arginine Kidney Disease
Is it ok to take l-arginine vitamins and folate (folic acid) to improve erections if I have hbp, controlled by meds and with stage 3 kidney disease?
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Is it ok yo take the supplement l-arginine if you have stage 3 kidney desease? Blood pressure is under control with meds.
Yes: U may take it as directed or check with your md! ...Read more
What's better for small vessel disease of the heart, L - arginine or Co enzyme Q10? I've never had a heart attack and I'm taking Diltiazem.
Small vessel disease: i believe there is better evidence to support co-enzyme q-10 as a supplement for small vessel disease. ...Read more
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
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
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
No sensation effect : L-arginine relaxes blood vessels & thus might increase blood flow to the penis & thus might help with or enhance erectile function but no reason why it would "restore" penile sensitivity. Also, please note that L-arginine is frequently combined with other compounds which might be why some men report improved erections. A healthy diet & exercise are best both for libido & sexual performance ...Read more
Don't spend much $: Arginine is a naturally-occurring Amino Acid in all completely proteins; there's a popular claim that it releases growth hormone from the pituitary gland but whether this is really helpful isn't clear. A protein meal after a workout is a good idea for a bodybuilder, and creatine helps bulk, but most other supplements and advice are worth little. Train hard, stay trim, enjoy what you do! ...Read more
I replaced my BP drugs with a supplements called l-arginine and my pressure has remained at 117/86 ?
Good reading: Vasodilatory mechanism lowered your bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does taking L-Arginine before resistance training help release Growth Hormone or give any other benefit in general?
Hello. I want to know when is best to take L-arginine to burn fat. I perform exercises of high intensity intervals.
Should L-arginine be taken with L-Cysteine for best result? Is it safe and affective for anxiety and hairloss? thanks
Helpful aminos: Cysteine is generally taken as NAC in doses around 500 mg to 1000 mg twice a day. It promotes the bodies own powerful anti-oxidant, glutathione. There is evidence to support its role in a variety of psychiatric disorders, as well as other medical disorders. L Arginine promotes Nitric Oxide which helps circulation and tissue elasticity. It aids removal of toxins. Find a good integrative doctor! ...Read more
Is it ok to take these together - I take Synthroid (thyroxine) in the morning and was going to take L-Arginine in afternoon?
Can the drug propecia (finasteride) be used with 5grams of L Arginine without any interaction with one another or side effects?
YES: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do L-Arginine, L-Ornithine and L-Lysine tablets stunt height growth in adolescents? Are they just as effective if they are stacked? Thanks
Meds: At age 18 your growth starts to slow down. More importantly, why is an 18 year old guy taking three medicines? Please let me know. ...Read more
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