Clinicians L-Arginine is an amino acid that has numerous health benefits. It is primarily used to support heart health, circulation and blood pressure. It can also be helpful for healthy sex drive in both men and women.
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- Plays a role in the normal relaxation of blood vessels, to support heart health, blood flow and healthy blood pressure
- Supports healthy erectile function in males with low nitric oxide activity
- May support healthy sperm counts
- Supports healthy lean muscle mass and total strength
- L-arginine plays a role in normal hormone production to support natural growth and development
- It is a precursor for nitric oxide, which promotes increased circulation by relaxed blood vessels.
Adults: Take 1 tablet 1-3 times daily or as directed
Each tablet contains:
L-Arginine hydrochloride (equiv. L-Arginine 827mg) 1000mg
No added: gluten, dairy, yeast, sugar, artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives.
Also Contains: Tabletting aids
Side Effects : Generally well tolerated at the recommended dose.
Precautions & Contraindications:
* High-dose arginine supplementation (12g per day), may lead to hypotension – supplement under the guidance of a health professional and monitor blood pressure levels.
* Exercise caution in people diagnosed with schizophrenia or who display distinct characteristics of the disease as arginine may exacerbate psychiatric symptoms.
* People who have suffered from congestive heart failure or who are taking prescription medication for a heart conditions should seek the advice of their physician before supplementing with Arginine.
* Exercise caution in people with late stage liver disease as supplemental arginine may increase blood nitrogen urea levels.
* Individuals with Herpes simplex should consult their health care provider before taking arginine as this amino acid may affect the proliferation of the Herpes simplex virus (HSV).
* The use of L-arginine, may be associated with higher post infarction mortality, therefore it should not be recommended following acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:
Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Although generally well tolerated, to date there is insufficient information to support its use during these times.