User Reviews for Alpha-lipoic acid
Also known as: Alpha-Lipoic-Acid-300
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Reviews for Alpha-lipoic acid to treat Dietary Supplementation
"I have had type 2 diabetes 30 yrs, and Diabetic neuropathy , also have impotence and no ejaculation for more than a year."
Kdaveo (taken for less than 1 month) May 16, 2016
4 users found this comment helpful.
"So far, I have noticed heartburn each time I take ALA. Has anyone else experienced this?"
Tleeg (taken for less than 1 month) March 13, 2016
19 users found this comment helpful.
"took ALA two hours after meal and woke up with breathing problems."
blueleader (taken for less than 1 month) August 29, 2015
6 users found this comment helpful.
"Some relief from burning sensation of feet however I've gained 10 pounds since I started taking it. Also, I believe I'm having blood sugar problems."
applgranny February 16, 2015
10 users found this comment helpful.
"I am taking Alpha-Lipoic Acid to treat steatohepatosis and it really works (600 mg per day)."
Biofyzika May 1, 2014
13 users found this comment helpful.
"I lose weight gradually, and my metabolism increase. I started taking this supplement while watching Dr. Oz show and his father in-law a cardiologist recommend to take 600 MG a day. I been taking this supplement almost a year now."
Anonymous (taken for 1 to 2 years) December 29, 2013
23 users found this comment helpful.
"I suffer from Neuropathic pain (Neuropathy) for the past 11 years, with severe implications. I've been taking 600mg/day of ALA (Alpha Lipoic Acid) for the past 2 years (23 months). I've enjoyed noticeable IMPROVEMENT as I was also treated with HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy) in the past year. I keep a daily symptom chart journal. (The HBOT was conducted as a preTrial to find if there's a possibility for improvement/cure of different Neuropathies and a reason to conduct a full scale trial.) My Improvement started before the HBOT, and increased during. Pain levels are about 35%-40% less than before!"
MD STUDENT November 22, 2009
59 users found this comment helpful.
"I have begun losing my hair, and when I searched for "hair loss and alpha-lipoic acid (ALA)", I learned that ALA absorbs all your biotin. Thus, when a persons takes it on a regular basis, they should be ingesting it with Biotin as well. If there are a few of us coming forward on this, I am sure there are many more who are out there and developing this problem. I did appreciate the usefulness of ALA with my rosacea, and it has helped alleviate those problems; now, I just hope that taking biotin, will bring back my hair."
JC48 October 23, 2009
104 users found this comment helpful.
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