L-Carnitine - Healthy Habits Living


Ortho Molecular

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. L-Carnatine is essential in the transport of long chain fatty acids into the mitochondrial matrix.


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 patients with inherited carnitine deficiency syndromes and associated cardiovascular dysfunction is well established.

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