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Can acetyl-l-carnitine (ALC) help with alcoholism?

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ALC may help improve mental abilities in people who have alcohol abuse disorder.

From: Acetyl-L-Carnitine WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: "Dietary supplement fact sheet -- carnitine."

Natural Standard Bottom Line Monograph: "L-carnitine."

Alternative Medicine Review, April 1, 2010.

Mingorance, C. , March 28, 2011. Vascular Health and Risk Management

Natural Standard Professional Monograph: "L-carnitine."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 30, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health: "Dietary supplement fact sheet -- carnitine."

Natural Standard Bottom Line Monograph: "L-carnitine."

Alternative Medicine Review, April 1, 2010.

Mingorance, C. , March 28, 2011. Vascular Health and Risk Management

Natural Standard Professional Monograph: "L-carnitine."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 30, 2019

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