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L-glutamine

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7 07, 2014

Weighing pros and cons of L-glutamine

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Talk about conflicting data!   According to a number of researchers, the amino acid, L-glutamine, may be bad for multiple myeloma patients.  Yet taken in large enough doses it clearly helps many control their peripheral neuropathy. Danny Parker and I have warned our readers repeatedly about the risks of taking L-glutamine (most shorten it to "glutamine")

30 08, 2013

Pros and cons of taking L-glutamine and alpha lipoic acid

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You can't see behind the scenes into my email in-box, but if you could you would find the same backlash defending alpha lipoic acid (ALA)  that you can read in several comments following yesterday's post.  L-glutamine is also used to help minimize peripheral neuropathy symptoms.  It appears on my list, too.  Both  of these powerful

26 08, 2013

Foods and supplements myeloma patients should avoid (Part Two)

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More about Amgen's announced acquisition of Onyx Pharmaceuticals (Kyprolis), after details become available later today. Saturday I shared a list of 10 foods and supplements that myeloma patients may want to avoid.  I've heard from a number of you, asking for more information on the topic sooner rather than later.  Your wish is my command!

7 01, 2012

Another supplement to avoid, especially before, during and immediately after a transplant: L-Glutamine

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For every comment that shows-up on my site, I receive at least three or four emails.  Apparently, so does our new nutritional columnist, Danny Parker. Danny emailed me this yesterday: Pat, Looks like we've opened a floodgate of questions. Goodness. On the L-Glutamine issue, the basis of my qualified caution comes from the two studies