How important is Glutamine?
- 02-26-2013, 11:35 PM
- 02-26-2013, 11:36 PM
02-27-2013, 08:55 AM
02-27-2013, 06:21 PM
That's how the iPhone app did if. Sorry.
Knowledge is power- The power to do your part and make a difference.
02-27-2013, 06:31 PM
03-01-2013, 06:48 PM
Reading conversations about glutamine is about as fun as reading conversations about creatine. Like school in the summer time...
03-01-2013, 07:45 PM
I always wondered if it would help my irritable bowel syndrome. I may have tried it once in 1990. Also would be interested in how it helps with the immune system, or does it. Would it actually help me prevent me from getting sick as often as I do?. It may not help with building muscle, but it is the other benefits that it supposedly has that would be of interest to me.
03-01-2013, 07:50 PM
Since eating low carbs though most, if not all of my symptoms have disappeared. It's only during carb ups that I have problems, but I just deal with it.
03-01-2013, 11:09 PM
03-01-2013, 11:12 PM
I'm an idiot just read BOTH of your posts. Have you looked into peptides at all for your bowel issues? I take glutamine specifically for the benefits it can have on gut health.
03-27-2014, 10:05 PM
I've been looking into the use of glutamine for irritable bowel symptoms and immune health. Couldn't glutamine be beneficial for certain populations?. I mean I'm older now and have had IBS for over 20 years. I'm still wondering if it will have potential recovery benefits also, especially for someone like me. Just been googling and apparently IBS patients are deficient in glutamine. Here is one the articles I read about it,
I think it could explain why I get sick a lot easier and more often than others.
03-27-2014, 10:50 PM
03-28-2014, 12:45 AM
03-28-2014, 01:15 AM
03-28-2014, 01:22 AM
03-28-2014, 03:36 AM
03-28-2014, 03:37 AM
03-28-2014, 04:22 PM
Yes I was diagnosed after a colonoscopy back in my early 20's. I had been on dicyclomine for it until I had to keep upping the dosage so much that it would have become toxic. Years ago, since I went on low carb the symptoms have significantly improved. What also works for me is Psyllium husk. I've tried probiotics which don't really make any noticeable difference at all. The only time I really have trouble is when I "carb up". Thanks for the help cooper. It's more of a condition I've just learned to live with and not as bad is it once was when I was first diagnosed.
03-28-2014, 10:10 PM
03-29-2014, 12:39 AM
03-29-2014, 04:17 AM
Psyllium does indeed help with symptoms in a lot of cases (though not all), so it's good you respond to that.
03-29-2014, 12:24 PM
03-30-2014, 01:55 AM
Sustamine is supposed to help endurance a little but it was way too expensive to be practical last time I checked. Also its better for cardio iirc
phaggy opinions+certainty=douchebag status
04-03-2014, 05:57 PM
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