L Carnitine And Hiv

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Is L-carnitine a good weight loss supplement

Is L-carnitine a safe and effective nutritional supplement for losing weight and gaining lean body mass ? Are there any dangers of taking L-carnitine and being hiv positive ?I am working out 4 days per week with a personal trainer in order to...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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Program for Wellness Restoration
...placebo-controlled study, researchers will explore whether a mixed regimen of exercise, including both resistance and aerobic exercise, and L-carnitine supplementation affect lipids and lipoproteins, adipokines, insulin resistance; blood lactate... Read more »

fatigue and L-Carnitive

I have been hiv + since 2002, and have been on the Sustiva/Combavir cocktail since the start. Over... Read more »

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can Carnitine Reduce Diabetes Risk and Improve Body Shape?

...levels of triglycerides, a fatty substance in the blood. Most of the studies focused on a formulation of carnitine called L-carnitine. Long-term studies of a different formulation of carnitine -- acetyl-L-carnitine -- suggest that this... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Carnitine for High Triglycerides

...protecting the liver and kidneys from the toxicity of drugs. Carnitine exists in several forms; the two most commonly used are L-carnitine and L-acetyl-carnitine. A number of studies have found that people with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) may have... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...you breathe, may also beneeded. Some health care providers recommend giving thiamine (vitamin B1),riboflavin (vitamin B2), L-carnitine, coenzyme Q, or vitamins C, E, and K topeople with lactic acidosis, but the these treatments have not been... Read more »
The Body

An Introduction to Dietary Supplements for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... For More Information: Visit our vitamin D index page. Carnitine What It Does: Carnitine (also called acetyl-L-carnitine or L-carnitine) shuttles fat droplets into the mitochondria, which are the energy factories within your cells.... Read more »