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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS.

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    Reason for taking: Other
    5/14/2015 4:50:24 PM

    Reviewer: readTH, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    @leapfrog: Did you read this section in your reference:"The present work shows that BCAAs can induce a hyperexcitability similar to the one observed in G93A mice (Pieri et al., 2009), but they did not show if a BCAA-enriched diet, given to mice over a prolonged period, induces ALS-like symptoms." You should read the whole article before using it to support your argument and mislead peopl ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Other
    1/15/2015 3:13:26 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

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    Reason for taking: Other
    11/9/2014 6:22:47 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    962mg amino acid, 1000mg L-arginine, 1600mg folic acid, 2000mg B-12, 2000mg vit-C, 210mg iron= For ANEMIA-- Still kicking must be doing something right. CBC goes from 5.3-11.9. Insurance won't pay for blood any more-- Doctors give IRON-(IV) 20ml twice a month for 2 months wait and see.

    Reason for taking: Other
    11/5/2014 6:44:59 PM

    Reviewer: ?JIF?OAT?WHEAT?BARS, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Helps fight constipation.Aids lactulose use for liver disease. Eating wheat products and peanut butter.?

    Reason for taking: Other
    4/22/2013 2:30:32 AM

    Reviewer: Leapfrog, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Certain studies suggested a link between sporadic ALS, specifically in athletes, and a diet enriched with branched-chain amino acids. BCAAs, a common dietary supplement among athletes, cause cell hyper-excitability resembling that usually observed in ALS patients. The proposed underlying mechanism is that cell hyper-excitability results in increased calcium absorption by the cell and thus brings a ... Show Full Comment

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