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WHY IS ARGININE ESSENTIAL

WHY IS ARGININE ESSENTIAL

Arginine, or L-arginine, is an amino acid that is made in the body. As a supplement, it seems to help with several conditions, from migraines to inflammation.

Arginine, or L-arginine, is an amino acid that is made in the body. As a supplement, it seems to help with several conditions, from migraines to inflammation.

Why do people take arginine?

Because it relaxes blood vessels, arginine has cardiovascular benefits for some people. Arginine dilates your blood vessels allowing to lower blood pressure and increase blood flow through your vascular system. this is beneficial if you are doing any type of physical activities. Increased blood flow increases the oxygen to your muscles, preventing muscle cramps and increasing the muscle energy thus allowing longer and harder workouts.

Arginine has also been shown to lower inflammation in those that re runners, allowing for longer runs.

Suggested doses.

It is suggested to add around 2-3g or 2000-3000mg of arginine around 30-45 minutes prior to your workout and also in the morning adding it to your coffee for someone with high blood pressure.

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