What is L-Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate?
L-Ornithine Alpha-ketoglutarate is a salt made from the amino acid ornithine and the glutamine precursor alpha-ketoglutarate. People use it as medicine. Ornithine ketoglutarate is taken by mouth to build muscle and increase muscle strength. It is also used for HIV/AIDS and for healing wounds, skin pressure ulcers, and burns. L-Ornithine Alpha-ketoglutarate is used by cells during growth and in healing from injuries and other wounds, and is especially important in the healing of muscle tissue. A controlled study found that intravenous AKG prevented a decline in protein synthesis in the muscles of patients recovering from surgery.
L-Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate Benefits:
L-Ornithine Alpha-ketoglutarate is used for kidney disease; intestinal and stomach disorders, including bacterial infections; liver problems; cataracts; and recurring yeast infections. It is also used for improving the way kidney patients receiving hemodialysis treatments process protein.
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