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L-carnitine Dosage For Neuropathy

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Carnitine study for neuropathy

Hi dr. Henry.Did you read this study? Have you ever used this?"Acetyl-l-carnitine (ALCAR) stimulated nerve regeneration in HIV-infected people with peripheral neuropathy and relieved neuropathic pain in most of them.Hypothesizing that restoring...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Yes I have read that paper with interest. The ACTG is conducting a study using ALCAR starting at 1000 mg and then dosing upwards to evaluate its effect on the symptoms of neuropathy as well as the nerve fiber density evaluations used by the group... Read more »

Carnitine and neuropathy

Hi Doc...Thanks for your great help for us all...I am 50years old HIV+ since 1985 and been thru... Read more »

riboflavin, carnitine etc. what's the dosage, docs??

thanks for your good work, I've got a question on the dosage of the... Read more »
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Can Carnitine Reduce Diabetes Risk and Improve Body Shape?

Inside each cell are tiny power plants called mitochondria. Inside mitochondria, fats are burned to release energy to power a cell. When mitochondria are damaged, cells do not get sufficient energy and can become dysfunctional and, in some ... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy

What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a disease of the peripheral nerves. These are all the... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+)... Read more »
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Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
I had very painful neuropathy in my legs and my feet burned like I was walking on hot coals. I stopped taking the D4T and I read about a natural amino acid called Acetyl-L Carnitine (1,000mg per day) and to my surprise it worked right away. I... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy - L-Carnetine

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings! Just thought I would post the following info, it is based strictly on my personal experience and is not a recommendation.

I am a long-term survivor(21 years) and in general good health. Last year I successfully complete a course of Chemo... Read more »

Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?

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Neuropathy?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it possible to have hiv neuropathy (not the neuropathy produced by med but by hiv itself) soon after being infected, that its withing the first year of being infected? How likeky?





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