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Genestra Carnitine (Acetyl L-Carnitine) - 90 caps

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Provides neurological support and pain relief

  • Helps to reduce fatigue
  • Helps to enhance cognitive function in the elderly
  • Helps to relieve muscle pain and pain associated with neuropathy
  • Critical in energy production
  • Transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria that can be oxidized to produce energy
  • Concentrated in tissues (skeletal and cardiac muscle etc.) that utilize fatty acids as dietary fuel

Provides neurological support and pain relief

  • Helps to reduce fatigue (1, 2)
  • Helps to enhance cognitive function in the elderly (3)
  • Helps to relieve muscle pain and pain associated with neuropathy (4)
  • Critical in energy production (5)
  • Transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria that can be oxidized to produce energy (6)
  • Concentrated in tissues (skeletal and cardiac muscle etc.) that utilize fatty acids as dietary fuel (7)

REFERENCES
1. Vermeulen RC and Scholte HR (2004). Exploratory open label, randomized study of acetyl- and propionylcarnitine in chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychosom Med. 66(2):276-82.
2. Tomassini V, Pozzilli C, Onesti E, Pasqualetti P, Marinelli F, Pisani A et al. (2004). Comparison of the effects of acetyl L-carnitine and amantadine for the treatment of fatigue in multiple sclerosis: results of a pilot, randomised, double-blind, crossover trial. J Neurol Sci. 218(1-2):103-8.
3. Rai G, Wright G, Scott L, Beston B, Rest J, Exton-Smith AN (1990). Double-blind, placebo controlled study of acetyl-l-carnitine in patients with Alzheimerâ„¢s dementia. Curr Med Res Opin. 11(10):638-47.
4. Janiri L, Martinotti G, Tonioni F, Ghelardini C, Nicolai R, Galeotti N et al. (2009) Acetyl-L-carnitine in the management of pain during methadone withdrawal syndrome. Clin Neuropharmacol. 32(1):35-40.
5. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Carnitine. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Date accessed June 11, 2012
6. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Carnitine. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Date accessed June 11, 2012
7. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Carnitine. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health. Date accessed June 11, 2012

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