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Levocarnitine Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
L carnitine: L carnitine is a natural substance -- not a "brand" of anything but itself. There are many companies who synthesize this compound in the form of nutritional supplements. It was originally found as a growth factor for meal worms: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/14350791 living cells require it in the breakdown of lipids -- transporting fatty acids from cytosol to mitochondria for energy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a : carnitine deficiency that could be a reason for supplementation (as it can be associated with being overweight). But otherwise - encourage you to address it the time tested way - Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more
Energy: They both paly a role in turning nutrients into energy at the cellular level. They both have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system. There is no problem with taking them together. ...Read more
You should know: better than I do whether you used it or not. In any event, it won't help you and is just a waste of $$$. ...Read more
Metabolism: L-carnitine is an Amino Acid which helps in the breakdown of fat cells. Green tea has been proven to increase metabolism and assist with weight loss. Use these with a balanced protein approach and you should have success. For quality sources, feel free to see my supplement page on website. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No drug Interaction: Finasteride and levocarnitine can be taken together. Side effect for Finasteride is related to sexual function but its generally mild and transient. Side effects for levocarnitine are mostly gastrointestinal issues may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting. See your doctor regularly for continuous care and report any unusual weakness, swelling, fever/lightheaded. ...Read more
Effects: Both of these medications are overrated as to their overall effects including cardiovascular. Save your money! ...Read more
Its safe,but I: don't think it works to reduce weight. ...Read more
Weight loss: L-Carnitine can help with the the use of fat for energy, but it is only a small part of a potential weight loss program. There are many other factors to consider in your desire to lose weight. Diet, exercise, and other possible medical problems need to be considered. Please speak with your physician to design a program right for you. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doses of l-carnitine pills for weight loss(weight:53kg/height:165) i need a detailed answer please!
No dose for weight: L-carnitine has many benefits but there is no research showing it causes weight loss. It helps burn fat for energy so could help some combined with a healthy diet & exercise, but this is unproven.1000 mg/day is a reasonable dose. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/carnitine-l-000291.Htm anyone with fatigue & depression should try vit d & a b complex that contains the l-5-mtfh form of folate (folic acid). ...Read more
I take 1200mg l-carnitine 30mins before workout with 1.5 liter water, does it have bad side effect for me?
Many concerns here..: With your supplement particular, there's actual very little scientific evidence it provides a benefit. Recent studies actually show that carnitine gets metabolized in the gut to compounds that can cause heart damage. I'm also concerned about your stretch marks and liver issues & possible steroids. Bodybuilders get stretch marks when muscle grows faster than the skin around it. Doesn't happen norma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anyone have an opinion concerning l-carnitine? Conflicting info out there as to whether good or bad for the heart. Thoughts?
Good for heart but..: Many well-conducted studies show numerous benefits of l-carnitine for the heart. A recent review by the mayo clinic confirmed these benefits: http://www.Nutraingredients.Com/research/mayo-clinic-review-links-l-carnitine-to-multiple-heart-health-benefits 1 recent study doesn't negate all the positive studies but suggests that having red meat as your carnitine source could be a problem-see comment:. ...Read more