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Doctor insights on: Ornithine Ketoglutarate

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Do L-Arginine, L-Ornithine and L-Lysine tablets stunt height growth in adolescents? Are they just as effective if they are stacked? Thanks

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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Is ornithine and arginine effective for scar tissue and wound healing?

Is ornithine and arginine effective for scar tissue and wound healing?

No: Spend your time and money on keeping them out of the sun. Otherwise your scars will heal as you are genetically programmed. Massage may help speed up the process of maturation which can take a year to 18 months depending on where the scar is. ...Read more

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Can an arginine/ornithine supplement taken for a while without working out cause a psychosis?

Can an arginine/ornithine supplement taken for a while without working out cause a psychosis?

Maybe: There have been some reports of arginine/ornithine intake and psychotic episodes; I don't think that whether a person is exercising at the time makes a differernce. In any case, psychosis is an emergency, and if you or someone you know is having psychosis you should get help through an emergency department or mental health professional immediately ...Read more

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Do L-Arginine, L-Ornithine and L-Lysine tablets stunt growth in a 15 year old? Is stacking them just as effective? How much is a healthy amount?Thanks

Do L-Arginine, L-Ornithine and L-Lysine tablets stunt growth in a 15 year old? Is stacking them just as effective? How much is a healthy amount?Thanks

No: They are all amino acids available in foods that we eat. What ever convinced you that you had too little of them so you had to supplement a normal well rounded diet by taking extra amounts of those particular amino acids. That would be like looking at your written output and telling you that you won't be a good writer because you use too few "l, q, and t" 's in your writing. Speak to your doc abou ...Read more

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Peak Height vitamins wanted 2 see if these where safe 4 my 11yr old son 2 be taking as far as the ingredients. L-arginine 500mg and l-ornithine 250mg?

Safe but so what.: his height can usually be predicted somewhat accurately by average of mother's and father's height and adding 1.5 inches. More accurately get bone age. Whatever it is get and read ""The Serenity Prayer" with him. It's called wisdom literature for a reason. ...Read more

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A beauty supplement has L-gluthatione and L-ornithine in its ingredients. I am breastfeeding my 1year old daughter. Can I consume the supplement?

A beauty supplement has L-gluthatione and L-ornithine in its ingredients. I am breastfeeding my 1year old daughter. Can I consume the supplement?

Yes: These simple dietary supplements will not harm baby. They will circulate in your system and benefit you if you need them, but the breast will sort out the nutrients needed for breast milk and this will have little if any effect. ...Read more

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L-arginine, citruline, ornithine amino acids and safflower together are said to increase blood flow into the pelvis for arousal for women is it true?

L-arginine, citruline, ornithine amino acids and safflower together are said to increase blood flow into the pelvis for  arousal for women is it true?

No: The first three moieties are part of the urea cycle, which metabolizes ammonia to urea in both the liver and kidney. Safflower, used in chinese medicine to increase blood flow, has never been thoroughly evaluated from a rheologic standpoint, that is, how it impacts human vascular haemodynamics. Kegel exercises, biofeedback, tantric... These may positively enhance enhance pelvic flow. ...Read more

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49 YO male on Crestor (rosuvastatin) & Losartan. Is it safe to take: • Bee Pollen • L-Arginine/L-Ornithine • L-Isoleucine/L-Leucine/L-Valine • Creatine • Selenium ?

49 YO male on Crestor (rosuvastatin) & Losartan.  Is it safe to take:
• Bee Pollen
• L-Arginine/L-Ornithine
• L-Isoleucine/L-Leucine/L-Valine
• Creatine
• Selenium
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Possibly, but why?: 1st 2 have been extensively studied in clinical trials with known usual human responses, though Crestor (rosuvastatin) suppresses cholesterol production every cell & only indirect effect to ? LDL-particles (correct issue). Remaining OTC agents=no such clinical trials or evidence of beneficial responses. Items 4-8 are animo acids (pre-digested 5 of the 20 of which all proteins are made). Marketing, marketing. ...Read more