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The Health Benefits of Arginine


What Are The Health Benefits Of L-Arginine?


Semi-essential amino acid  L-arginine when consumed in foods and in supplements, has shown promise in the prevention of arteriosclerosis (blockage of the arteries). Once in the Body, arginine makes its way into the bloodstream and circulates throughout the body. As it enters the endothelial cells that line the smooth muscle walls of blood vessels, an enzymatic reaction occurs that converts arginine to nitric oxide. As the levels of arginine rise in the body, so does your production of nitric oxide, which in turn can have a dramatic and positive effect on your cardiovascular health and related body systems.

To learn more about L-Arginine,... Google it!  Arginine is a vitally important amino acid that has been studied for more than fifty years. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and protein is the building block of all living cells.  The following is a study on Arginine Benefits:


Health Benefits of Arginine
By Harry Elwardt, N.D., Ph.D.


The following report, which is backed up by incredible scientific research, shows the many health benefits of increased Arginine in the human body. Arginine is a semi-essential amino acid, which is produced in the liver and can be found in protein rich foods like red meat. Medical research has now shown that by simply supplementing with 3 to 6 grams of Arginine everyday all the following is possible:


Aging Process
• Arginine inibits one of the primary mechanisms of the aging process (it inhibits the
process of cross-linking). (1)
• Arginine increases the release of the human growth hormone (HGH) (also known as
the anti-aging hormone) from the pituitary gland. (2)


Cardiovascular System
• Arginine improves blood circulation, improves exercise capability and facilitates
vasodilation in angina Patients. (3)
• Arginine helps to prevent atherosclerosis and reduces the severity of existing
atherosclerosis. (4)
• Arginine inhibits the adhesion of monocytes to the endothelium (an underlying event in
the course of atherosclerosis). (5)
• Arginine improves blood circulation (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, an
endogenous neurotransmitter that helps to prevent vasoconstriction and which
initiates vasodilation by relaxing the smooth muscle cells of the blood vessels). (6)
• Arginine helps to prevent abnormal blood clotting (by stimulating the production of
plasmin and by increasing vasodilation). (7)
• Arginine helps to prevent free radicals-induced damage to the lining of blood vessels
(by enhancing the production of nitric oxide in blood vessels). (8)
• Arginine significantly increases stroke volume and cardiac output (without effect on
heartbeat rate) in congestive heart failure patients. It also increases vasodilation
(leading to increased blood circulation) in congestive heart failure patients. (9)
• Arginine reverses consequences of coronary heart disease. (10)
• Arginine lowers blood pressure in some hypertension patients (by facilitating the body's
production of nitric oxide (NO) and by inhibiting the angiotensin converting enzyme
(ACE)). (11)
• Arginine reverses adverse effects of high blood pressure. (12)
• Arginine decreases high blood pressure. (13)
• Arginine reduces pulmonary blood pressure and improves blood circulation in
pulmonary hypertension Patients. (14)
• Arginine increases walking distance in intermittent claudication patients. (15)
• Arginine restores normal endothelial function in hypercholesterolemia. (16)
• Arginine improves walking distance in peripheral vascular disease. (17)
• Arginine improves outcome after bypass surgery. (18)
• Arginine reduces blood clots and strokes. (19)
• Arginine helps prevent restenosis after angioplasty and bypass. (20)
• Arginine may give protection against size of heart attack. (21)
• Arginine improves heart failure. (22)
• Arginine improves peripheral vascular disease. (23)


Digestive System
• Arginine deficiency can cause constipation.
• Arginine supplementation may decrease the incidence of gallstones.
• Arginine reduces intestinal permeability (due to arginine’s role in the production of nitric
oxide). (24)
• Arginine alleviates many cases of ulcerative colitis (by promoting the healing of the
ulcers that occur in the colon of ulcerative colitis patients). (25)
• Arginine may improve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (26)
• Arginine reduces ulcers. (27)
• Arginine helps prevent post surgical damage after intestinal manipulation. (28)
• Arginine improves outcome in sepis. (29)


Excretory System
• Arginine alleviates the pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis. (30)
• Arginine significantly improves the function of the kidneys and helps to prevent age-
related degradation of the kidneys. (31)


Immune System
• Arginine helps to prevent bacterial & viral diseases in persons with suppressed immune
systems. (32)
• Arginine blocks the formation of some forms of cancer (arginine inhibits the cellular
replication of 24 different types of cancer in animals). (33)
• Arginine boosts the ability of the immune system to fight breast cancer. (34)
• Arginine lowers tumor protein synthesis and tumor growth rate in liver cancer. (35)
• Arginine inhibits the further growth of some types of sarcomas. (36)
• One of the means by which arginine counteracts cancer is by reducing the activity of
ornithine decarboxylase, an enzyme that is associated with some types of cancer.
*Caution: Arginine is also speculated to exacerbate some types of cancer, however
this is just a theory.
• Arginine improves outcome of cancer treatment. (37)
• Arginine (in non-excessive quantities) stimulates numerous aspects of the immune
system. (38)
• Arginine stimulates the production of helper T-cells. (39)
• Arginine stimulates activity and production of lymphocytes by the thymus gland. (40)
• Arginine increases the activity (cytotoxicity) of NK lymphocytes. (41)
• Arginine stimulates the production of T-lymphocytes within the thymus and makes them
more active and effective. (42)
• Arginine increases the size of the thymus, stimulates the production of lymphocytes by
the thymus and restores the production of thymic hormones to youthful levels. (43)
• Arginine helps to counteract inflammation. (44)
• Arginine accelerates the ability of the immune system to recover from surgery. (45)
• Arginine improves sickle cell disease. (46)


Metabolism
• Alkalosis can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (47)
• Arginine exerts antioxidant effects that scavenge superoxide free radicals. (48)
• Arginine lowers total serum cholesterol levels. (49)
• Arginine lowers serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. (50)
• Arginine inibits the process of cross-linking. (51)
• Arginine reduces insulin resistance and improves blood sugar disposal in diabetes type
2 patients. (52)
• Arginine reduces insulin resistance. (53)
• Arginine improves diabetes and reverses damage caused by diabetes. (54)
• Arginine may prevent diabetes. (55)
• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with hypoxia (due to its role in
the production of nitric oxide, which improves blood circulation via vasodilation). (56)
• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with altitude sickness (due to
its role in the production of nitric oxide, which in turn improves blood circulation via
vasodilation). (57)
• Arginine improves asthma. (58)
• Arginine helps to detoxify the liver and alleviates cirrhosis. Liver malfunction can occur
as a result of arginine deficiency. (59)
• Arginine lowers elevated serum triglyceride levels. (60)
• Arginine alleviates obesity and facilitates weight loss (by stimulating the release of
human growth hormone (HGH) from the pituitary gland). (61)


Musculoskeletal System
• Arginine facilitates the healing of fractures. (62)
• Arginine facilitates muscle growth (by inhibiting muscle loss) and is required for the
transport of the nitrogen used in muscle metabolism. (63)
• Muscle weakness can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (64)
• Arginine may prevent and alleviate osteoporosis (by stimulating the release of human
growth hormone (HGH) which is an important mediator of bone formation and bone
turnover; it also stimulates nitric oxide synthesis which is a potent inhibitor of
osteoclasts that cause the resorption of bone). (65)
• As a precursor for nitric oxide production, Arginine causes the relaxation of smooth
muscle. (66)
• Arginine improves muscle performance. (67)
• Arginine improves glucose uptake into muscle cells. (68)


Nervous System
• Arginine may be useful for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (due to its ability to
repair damaged axons by increasing polyamines levels). (69)
• Arginine is essential for the regeneration of damaged axons of neurons (its role
appears to be as an agent for degrading proteins that have been damaged through
axon injury). (70)
• Arginine facilitates the potentiation of long-term memory (by stimulating the production
of nitric oxide (NO) - a neurotransmitter responsible for the potentiation (storage) of
long-term memory. (71)
• Arginine improves memory and cognitive functions. (72)
• Arginine improves pituitary responsiveness and modulates hormonal control. (73)


Sexual System
• Arginine alleviates male impotence (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, the
endogenous chemical that stimulates erections in males). (74)
• Arginine alleviates male infertility by improving sperm count and sperm motility (due to
its involvement in the manufacture of endogenous spermidine). (75)
• Arginine enhances (male and female) sexual desire (libido). (76)
• Arginine enhances (female) sexual performance - due to its role in the production of
nitric oxide in the clitoris (nitric oxide facilitates female orgasm in the clitoris). (77)
• Arginine improves (male) sexual performance by providing nitrogen to the nitric oxide
(NO) molecule that is integral to the achievement of erections - Arginine produces
erections that are bigger, harder and more frequent. It also increases male sexual
endurance, i.e. erections that last for a longer period of time. (78)
• Arginine improves sperm count and sperm motility. (79)
• Arginine may improve prostate function. (80)
• Arginine deficiency can cause atrophy of the testicles of the testes.


Skin/Hair
• Hair loss (especially male pattern baldness) can occur as a result of Arginine
deficiency. (81)
• Arginine concentrates in the skin.
• Arginine (applied topically) increases the level of vascular endothelial growth factor in
the skin. (82)
• Arginine stimulates the proliferation of fibroblasts (skin cells). (83)
• Arginine is essential for and accelerates the healing of wounds (by stimulating the
release of human growth hormone (HGH), stimulating the production of collagen and
by stimulating the proliferation of fibroblasts). (84)
• Arginine accelerates the healing of burns. (85)
• Arginine dramatically accelerates the healing of wounds in people who have undergone
surgery. (86)
• Arginine decreases post operative infection and length of hospital stay. (87)
• Arginine improves scleroderma. (88)


Safety
• Arginine has been shown to be safe in the above studies as well as thousands of
others. (89)
• Arginine has been used safely in humans for the past 30 years.







Research
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2. Gianotti L, Macario M, Lanfranco F, et al. Arginine counteracts the inhibitory effect of recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I on the somatotroph responsiveness to growth hormone-releasing hormone in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2000 Oct;85(10):3604-8.
3. Ceremuzynski, L., et al. Effect of supplemental oral L-arginine on exercise capacity in patients with stable angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 80:331-333, 1997.
4. Adams, R. R., et al. Oral L-arginine improves endothelium-dependent dilatation and reduces monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells in young men with coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis. 129(2):261-269, 1997.
5. Adams, M. R., et al. Cigarette smoking is associated with increased human monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells: reversibility with oral L-arginine but not vitamin C. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 29(3):491-497, 1997.
6. Huk, I., et al. L-arginine treatment alters the kinetics of nitric oxide and superoxide release and reduces ischemica/reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle. Circulation. 96:667-675, 1997.
7. Drexler H, et al. Correction of endothelial dysfunction in coronary microcirculation of hypercholesterolaemic patients by L-arginine. The Lancet. 338:1546-50, 1991.
8. Huk, I., et al. L-arginine treatment alters the kinetics of nitric oxide and superoxide release and reduces ischemica/reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle. Circulation. 96:667-675, 1997.
9. Koifman, B., et al. Improvement of cardiac performance by intravenous infusion of l-arginine in patients with moderate congestive heart failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 26(5):1251-6, 1995.
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14. Nagaya, N., et al. Short-term oral administration of L-arginine improves hemodynamics and exercise capacity in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 163(4):887-891, 2001.
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19. Bode-Boger SM, Boger RH, et al. Differential inhibition of human platelet aggregation and thromboxane A 2 formation by L-arginine in vivo and in vitro. Arch Pharmacol 1998; 357:143-150.
20. Le Yorneau T, Van Belle E, Corseaux D, et al . Role of nitric oxide in re-stenosis after experimental balloon angioplasty in the hypercholesterolemic rabbit. J Am CollCardiol 1999 Mar;33(3):876-82.
21. Suematsu Y, Ohtsuka T, et al. L-Arginine given after ischemic preconditioning can enhance cardioprotection in isolated rat hearts. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2001, Jun;19(6):873-9.
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31. Reckelhoff, J. F., et al. Long-term dietary supplementation with L-arginine prevents age-related reduction in renal function. Am J Physiol. 272(6 Part 2):R1768-R1774, 1997.
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This is third party information. This is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be used for marketing purposes.
39. Blechman, S., et al. L-arginine boosts the immune system. Muscular Development. 38(10):72, 2001.
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51. Radner, W., et al. L-arginine reduces kidney collagen accumulation and N-epsilon-(carboxymethyl)lysine in the aging NMRI-mouse. J Gerontol. 49(2):M44-M46, 1994.
52. Piatti, P. M., et al. Long-term oral L-arginine administration improves peripheral and hepatic insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes Care. 24(5):875-880, 2001.
53. Wascher, T. C., et al. Effects of low-dose L-arginine on insulin mediated vasodilation and insulin sensitivity. Eur J Clin Invest. 27:690-695, 1997.
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83. Kirk, S. J., et al. Arginine stimulates wound healing and immune function in elderly human beings. Surgery. 114(2):155-160, 1993.
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About the Author:
Dr. Harry Elwardt is a Naturopathic Doctor, Master Herbalist, Certified Nutritional Counselor and a Ph.D. in Health & Nutrition. Dr. Elwardt has been working in the alternative medicine field for 10 years and is passionate about helping people through naturopathic therapies. Dr. Elwardt is author of the book “Let’s STOP The #1 Killer Of Americans TODAY,” a natural approach to preventing and reversing heart disease. Dr. Elwardt also serves on the Medical Advisory Board for Nutrition & Kids, Life Mission International, The Bahamas Health Institute, and Ark World International.

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JDI Cardio Forte 
L-Arginine Supplement





Some 7 million Americans suffer from coronary heart disease (CHD), the most common form of heart disease. Regardless of your age or condition, adding Cardio Forte™ to your daily regimen will dramatically improve your cardiovascular condition.

Cardio Forte™ utilizes technology that maximizes absorption of nutrients through a unique patent pending processing system. Research suggests that consuming this type of nutritional product in a liquid form provides significant Arginine absorption enhancing results. You can be sure that you will receive all the nutritional benefits using Cardio Forte™. Cardio Forte™ is a powerful blend of ingredients that are highly absorbable delivered in a tasty liquid form.

Cardio Forte™ supports:

* Cardiovascular health
* Healthy immune function
* Anti-aging properties
* Improved energy levels
* Improved sexual performance





L-Arginine


...L-Arginine


The Benefits of L-Arginine...


There are over 100,000 medically published clinical studies attesting to the fact that arginine will help lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and triglycerides, improve diabetes, improve sexual function, reduce blood clots and strokes, improve congestive heart failure, improve wound healing, improve liver and kidney function, improve memory and cognitive functions, increase human growth hormone (HGH), and much more.

Arginine is a semi-essential amino acid that has shown promise in the prevention of arteriosclerosis (blockage of the arteries). L-arginine is pure 100% free form arginine and is the precursor for endothelium-derived nitric oxide (EDNO). Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize In Medicine in 1998 for discovering nitric oxide's role as a vasodilator. In a healthy endothelium (inner wall of a blood vessel), nitric oxide (NO) will keep vessels pliable and elastic, dilate (open up) blood vessels keeping blood flowing smoothly, relax blood vessels, keep platelets and white blood cells calm and prevent them from sticking to the vessel wall, prevent oxidation, slow plaque growth, suppress arteriosclerosis and melt away plaque that already exists.


Research suggests that consuming liquid nutritional products provides significantly improved absorption, (80% vs 20% from tablets). Many people find capsules, tablets and pills difficult to swallow and therefore lose their ability to live healthy by supplementation.

After arginine is consumed in foods and in supplements, it makes its way into the bloodstream and circulates throughout the body. As it enters the endothelial cells that line the smooth muscle walls of blood vessels, an enzymatic reaction occurs that converts arginine to nitric oxide. As the levels of arginine rise in the body, so does your production of nitric oxide, which in turn can have a dramatic and positive effect on your cardiovascular health.

 Arginine is a vitally important amino acid that has been studied for more than fifty years. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and protein is the building block of all living cells. The greatest portion of human body weight, after water, is protein. On the cellular level, the principal function of DNA is to provide the "blueprints" for production of hundreds of different proteins, each constructed from unique sequences of amino acids that are held together by peptidebonds. There are more than twenty commonly known amino acids, and additional amino acids are periodically identified, classified, and studied.


You can be sure that you will receive all the nutritional benefits using CardioForte™. 
CardioForte™ is a powerful blend of ingredients that are highly absorbable delivered in a tasty liquid form.

CardioForte™ supports:
* Cardiovascular health
* Healthy immune function
* Anti-aging properties
* Improved energy levels
* Improved sexual performance