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Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea


Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

There are a ton of different supplements recommended in Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery. But there is no quick fix for Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery. If you don't tackle your lifestyle, by that I mean eat more, exercise less, you will not recover. That being said, if you have done necessary lifestyle changes, there are a few things you can do to tip the scale. One is called Acetyl-L-Carnitine. In this post you learn how.



Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea


Acetyl L-Carnitine is an amino acid found in nearly all cells of the body. It increases the activity of certain nerve cells in the central nervous system and helps your cells produce energy. So how can Acetyl-L-Carnitine help in Hypothalamic Amenorrhea recovery? The amino acid appears to lead to increases and decreases in hormones as are expected and necessary for recovery of periods missing due to Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (e.g. GnRH, LH, estradiol, cortisol…).


Dosis and admission


It is recommended to take 1 gram per day split into two 500 milligram doses. Take the first dose in the morning on an empty stomach, so that the compound is rapidly digested to help activate the brain from the get-go. Take the second dose with a glass of water between meals, at least 1 to 2 hours either side of food.


Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Pregnancy


You should stop taking the supplement if you get pregnant due to lack of information about pregnancy effects. You should also not take it during breast feeding since it can be transferred to a baby through breast milk (remember a lack of period during lactation is not the same thing as Hypothalamic Amenorrhea).


*All content is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.



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