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L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine is also known as Levocarnitine and is produced by Amino Acids and Methionine within the body.

Carnitine has the following properties:

  • Assists transportation of oxygen to cells
  • Process fat
  • Help cells to produce energy

Why take L-Carnitine?

It has been suggested through clinical research the use of L-Carnitine may prevent or treat:

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Angina

Clinical studies suggest L-Carnitine may help with:

  • Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Sickle Cell Anaemia
  • Diabetes

 What are the side effects of L-Carnitine?

This supplement may cause the following mild side effects:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach cramps 

If you are currently taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions please consult your doctor or consultant, to seek advice before taking any vitamins or supplements.