L-Carnitine Tartrate, 120 Capsules

L-Carnitine Tartrate, 120 Capsules
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SUGGESTED USE: 1 capsule three times per day or as recommended by your health care professional.

A Valuable L-Carnitine Supplement for Endurance and Cardiovascular Health

•L-Carnitine for Cardiovascular Support
L-Carnitine is an amino acid found in large concentrations in the heart muscle and skeletal muscles. The main function of L-Carnitine is to assist in fat utilization and act as a transporter of fatty acids into the mitochondria of a cell, where the fatty acids become oxidized and converted into energy or "fuel for the body". In addition, L-Carnitine is important for the removal of short chain and medium chain fatty acids from the mitochondria that normally build up during metabolic processes. L-Carnitine supports healthy recovery from exercise.

L-Carnitine Tartrate Supplementation in Clinical Studies

Indiana's Ball State University has recently conducted a placebo controlled clinical study of L-Carnitine Tartrate supplementation and it's effect on muscle recovery form intense exercise. The researchers found that L-Carnitine Tartrate supplementation assists physical recovery including muscle recovery from excessively strenuous exercise, such as weigh bearing exercise.

Another specific, double blind placebo controlled study of L-Carnitine supplementation involving 101 volunteers has shown that L-Carnitine was capable of preserving healthy cardiac enzymes including lactate dehydrogenase and lipid peroxides. This study showed that L-Carnitine supported superoxide dismutase enzyme activity and was able to maintain healthy ventricular function in the human volunteers. After a 3 year follow up of this study, long-term supplementation of L-Carnitine demonstrated beneficial support for cardiovascular health in the volunteers.

L-Carnitine in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Further human studies with L-Carnitine supplementation have yielded encouraging results, including a significant reduction in various markers of myocardial damage (infarct size, QRS scores, serum aspartate transaminase and lipid peroxides). The utility of L-Carnitine in patients with congestive heart failure continues to be studied. Its effectiveness in people with inherited carnitine deficiency syndromes and associated cardiovascular dysfunction is well established.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
If you are nursing or pregnant, consult with your doctor before taking this product.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure any disease. Consult a physician before taking. Should you experience any serious physical side effects from taking these nutritional supplements, discontinue and call your doctor immediately.

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