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L Glutamine Medication
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.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
abilify (aripiprazole): Yes. No adverse reactions have been reported. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 5 grams of L-Glutamine daily? i've been taking it for a week now and no side effects to report.
What for?: Why are you taking it? Did a doctor prescribe it? It is not doing you any good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
See below: Glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid in the body. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Glutamine is produced in the muscles and is distributed by the blood to the organs that need it. Glutamine might help gut function, the immune system, and other essential processes in the body, especially in times of stress. It is also important for providing "fuel" (nitrogen and carbon) to many different cells in the body. Glutamine is needed to make other chemicals in the body such as other amino acids and glucose (sugar). ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How effective is taking L-glutamine as a supplement for bodybuilding? Does it work? How much should one take if you think it works?
Not very: Glutamine is in everything you eat that's got protein. Your best supplement for bulk is creatine. The other thing that works is an electronic muscule stimulator unit if your physician is okay with it. Stay away from steroids; every guy i know who tried them was sorry. Glad you're lifting. ...Read more
Its almost a year that i started my fitness classes 5 days a week.My coach gave me ginseng&l-glutamine for better performance. Do they really work?
Supplements: I guess, you would be the best person to answer these questions for yourself. Have you done better since you've been taking these supplements? I am not sure what your goal is, though. I would not personally take them if i were to start my fitness. I don't believe you need any supplement to get in shape. If you do bodybuilding, you will need some protein and other supplements, but not for fitness. ...Read more
Hi is is ok if I use dymatize elite recoup contains bcaas, L-glutamine and citrulline malate http://www.Dolphinfitness.Co.Uk/en/dymatize-elite-recoup?
Protein drink: It looks like you're on some asthma inhalers, but i don't know what your medical conditions might be. I see nothing in this protein drink which would conflict with use of inhalers http://tinyurl.Com/lspp8gt -- but you need to check with your own physician who knows you better than online physicians like us on healthtap. The product ingredients as listed should be safe for most healthy people. ...Read more
Glutamine amino acid: Glutamine is an Amino Acid (basic building block of proteins). People take it for various reasons as a dietary supplement. It purportedly helps maintain muscle mass in athletes or patients following surgery or major illness. Patients on chemo may take it to prevent or lessen side-effects. Caution should be taken for those with kidney or liver failure, mental illness or epilepsy or allergy to msg. ...Read more
Not really: I have treated patients, over the past 25 years, with medications which have proven to be safe and effective. If a person has a condition and is suffering, i try and prescribe the most effective and safe treatment for their condition and target symptoms. The treatments as described in the question, have not been proven to be safe or effective. I won't use these treatment when I have better ones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Glutamine: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10 grams 3 times/day: Usual adult dose for dietary supplement: average dose: 10 g orally up to 3 times per day (total 30mg max) http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/glutamine.Html as always, any time you are considering a new diet or supplementation, consult with your doctor to personalize dosing to your needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had hypoglycemia 50-70 for years, I started a glutamine supplement and have had NO hypoglycemia. What could cause this?
Glutamine!: Glutamine is an excellent supplement for stabilizing blood sugar. See http://www.everywomanover29.com/blog/glutamine-for-low-blood-sugar-and-calming-effects/ and http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2013/09/glutamine-better-glucose-source-than.html However, a minority opinion is that too much glutamine can be hazardous; this is unproven but use the least amount that works: http://tinyurl.com/43jdub ...Read more
Can glutamine help in weakness of dialysis patient? I have seen studies that says 10 - 15 g loss of glutamine per dialysis , often not replenished.
Husband gets instant headache from eating eggs in any form,someone said this is glutamine sensitivity. what is this&what to do?
is this hereditary?
Egg sensitivity: Your husband has a sensitivity to eggs and egg yolks. He should avoid eating eggs. He should have food sensitivity testing to see what other foods he may be sensitive to (ie Dairy, milk, cheese, nightshades, soy or corn) ...Read more
You flunked the quiz: Your real question is should you take glutamine supplements. Right? No. 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. Bravo. ...Read more
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