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Is a form of
- Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate (AAKG), 2:1 extract, 500 mg provides 1000 mg / Capsule.
- White Gelatin Capsule, (Colourant Titanium Dioxide).
- Magnesium Stearate
Take one to two capsules daily with food
If you are pregnant or lactating, taking medication or under medical supervision, please consult your GP or medical professional before taking supplements. Do not exceed recommended dose. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Store is a cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children NOT intended for use by persons under the age of 18
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What is AAKG?
AAKG is found naturally in the body and it can be harvested for use to create certain medications. It also often is used to help athletes improve their overall athletic performance.
How does it work?
AAKG combines with extra ammonia that already occurs in the body to help reduce the problems that often come from having too much ammonia in the body. The result is that it can help cure several medical conditions and can also help athletes perform at a much better way. AAKG helps to build muscle by traveling through multiple pathways in the body and also to repair tissue and help wounds heal.
Used To Treat
Stomach and intestinal disorders, kidney disease, liver problems, bacterial infections, yeast infections that reoccur frequently, cataracts, and for kidney patients that are receiving hemodialysis. Can also be used to help prevent muscles from breakdown following trauma or to help reduce blood supply issues during heart surgery.
Helps to prevent blood loss and reduce muscle loss.
How to take/dosage
When used to treat muscle breakdown or to prevent blood loss during heart surgery AAKG is given directly into the bloodstream via an IV. Otherwise the supplement is usually taken orally
Possible side effects
There do not appear to be any side effects for AAKG and it is safe for most adults to use although breast-feeding and pregnant women should not use AAKG.
There do not appear to be any known interactions to AAKG.
There are no safety concerns with AAKG although it has not been proven to be effective to treat kidney disease based on medical evidence.
Scientific support and reference citations
Aussel C, Coudray-Lucas C, Lasnier E, et al. Alpha-Ketoglutarate uptake in human fibroblasts. Cell Biol Int 1996;20:359-63.
Blomqvist BI, Hammarqvist F, von der Decken A, et al. Glutamine and alpha-ketoglutarate prevent the decrease in muscle free glutamine concentration and influence protein synthesis after total hip replacement. Metabolism 1995;44:1215-22.
Jeppsson A, Ekroth R, Friberg P, et al. Renal effects of alpha-ketoglutarate early after coronary operations. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:684-90.
Kjellman U, Bjork K, Ekroth R, et al. Alpha-ketoglutarate for myocardial protection in heart surgery. Lancet 1995;345:552-3.
Kjellman UW, Bjork K, Ekroth R, et al. Addition of alpha-ketoglutarate to blood cardioplegia improves cardioprotection. Ann Thorac Surg 1997;63:1625-33.
Liu Y, Lange R, Langanky J, et al. Improved training tolerance by supplementation with a-keto acids in untrained young adults: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2012;9:37.
Riedel E, Nundel M, Hampl H. Alpha-Ketoglutarate application in hemodialysis patients improves amino acid metabolism. Nephron 1996;74:261-5.
Wernerman J, Hammarqvist F, Vinnars E. Alpha-ketoglutarate and postoperative muscle catabolism. Lancet 1990;335:701-3.
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