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Can autoantibodies against glutamine synthetase and/or glutamate dehydrogenase cause glutamate metabolism disorders?

Can autoantibodies against glutamine synthetase and/or glutamate dehydrogenase cause glutamate metabolism disorders?

Still searching: Glutamine synthase is part of the glutamine synthetase family. Ammonia incorporation in animals occurs through the actions of glutamate dehydrogenase and glutamine synthase. Glutamate plays the central role in mammalian nitrogen flow, serving as both a nitrogen donor and nitrogen acceptor. I am unble to find references in my search so far as to autoantibodies to these but see comment. ...Read more

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Is there a blood test for glutamine synthetase or glutamate dehydrogenase? Would the tests help diagnose glutamate &/or nitrogen metabolism disorder?

Is there a blood test for glutamine synthetase or glutamate dehydrogenase? Would the tests help diagnose glutamate &/or nitrogen metabolism disorder?

Glutamate metabolism: See ment retard dev disabil res rev. 2001;7 (4):287-95. This may help answer most of your questions. Too much for a 400 letter limit. ...Read more

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What is the Difference Between A Glutathione Injection and Glutathione Pills?

What is the Difference Between A Glutathione Injection and Glutathione Pills?

Neither is needed: It is highly unlikely that you need glutathione treatment with either pills or injections. Nothing in your profiles indicates the need for it. It will certainly not make your penis bigger. There are only a few acute poisonings where it may be of use. ...Read more

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Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

Is glutamine a basic amino acid?

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

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Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

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

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Is glutamine a useful supplement for athletes?

Is glutamine a useful supplement for athletes?

No: Taking glutamine orally does not seem to enhance athletic performance. ...Read more

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Glutamine&bcaa help to reduce anxiety. Is it true?

Glutamine&bcaa help to reduce anxiety. Is it true?

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 more

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Can glutamine uses for multi directional shoulder instability?

Can glutamine uses for multi directional shoulder instability?

Glutamine: Unlikely it will have any useful effect. While it may be building block for protein and therefore muscles, the instability is not a muscle problem but caused by loose or lax joint capsule ...Read more

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Do glutamine and condroitin sulfate help aches and pains in artrosis?

Do glutamine and condroitin sulfate help aches and pains in artrosis?

Worth a try: There are studies that have drawn completely opposite conclusions as regards their effectiveness. It is worth a try. Take at least 1, 500 mg of glucosamine and 1, 200 mg of chondroitin for at least 3 months before deciding if it effective. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Is there a proper way to take glutamine for injury prevention?

Is there a proper way to take glutamine for injury prevention?

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 more

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In which foods can I find l-glutamine, if I am vegetarian? I want muscle gain.

In which foods can I find l-glutamine, if I am vegetarian? I want muscle gain.

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 more

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I have had hypoglycemia 50-70 for years, I started a glutamine supplement and have had NO hypoglycemia. What could cause this?

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

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My A1c is 5.2, I'm doing bodybuilding. Is glutamine supplement will elevate my blood sugar levels.

My A1c is 5.2, I'm doing bodybuilding. Is glutamine supplement will elevate my blood sugar levels.

Nominally No-But Why: Would you want to? Glutamine is one of the 20 amino acids from which all proteins are constructed. By taking you are ↑ing intake of 1 (in an expensive way) of the 20 AA's (assuming label honest; no requirement to be per the 1994 DSHEA Act). Life is about complex balances; marketing about selling cheap stuff from nature to naive customers; buyer beware as always. Study my answers & DietDoctor. Com ...Read more

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Glutamine excitatory or inhbitory?

Glutamine excitatory or inhbitory?

Both, indirectly: Glutamine is a major precursor of glutamate, the most potent excitatory neurotransmitter, & of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid), the most potent inhibitory neurotransmitter in mammalian brains. ...Read more

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Does glutamine boost immune function?

Does glutamine boost immune function?

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

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Can I take L-glutamine if I have GFR of 70?

Can I take L-glutamine if I have GFR of 70?

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 more

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I have gasritis and need to know if glutamine will help?

I have gasritis and need to know if glutamine will help?

Maybe: Glutamine is a conditional essential Amino Acid with good benefits. Nevertheless, you need to find out the cause of the gastritis (h. Pilori or not) and reat it adequately. ...Read more

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Should I be looking for something with creatine and glutamine or neither?

Should I be looking for something with creatine and glutamine or neither?

Neither: Creatinine and proteins are popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your PCP and know your health status before using them. ...Read more

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Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Can glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: It is an essential nutrient more easily gotten from diet if you are not a vegetarian. It is popular in muscle building but not a magic bullet for weight loss. However, if you take it in conjunction with sensible diet and exercise, it can only help. ...Read more

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Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Does glutamine help with weight loss?

Yes: Helps reset brain receptors for satiation and decreases cravings and gets rid of munchees. ...Read more

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Does glutamine prevent effects of chemotherapy?

Does glutamine prevent effects of chemotherapy?

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 more

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Which is a better supplement? Glutamine or bcaa?

Which is a better supplement? Glutamine or bcaa?

Supplements: I recommend avoiding all supplements as there is no control over what goes into them and they may contain mercury or lead or even other meds like testosterone. or prednisone. ...Read more