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Which conditions can be treated with glycine?

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Leg ulcers, which can be caused by poor circulation, diabetes, kidney failure, and other health problems, have shown some improvement after treatment with a cream containing glycine and other amino acids. Talk with your doctor about it.

SOURCES:

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Glycine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Glycine."

Gusey, E. , January-February 2000. Cerebrovascular Diseases

Harvey, S.G. , 1985. Pharmatherapeutica

File, S.E. , Dec. 19 1999. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 30, 2019

SOURCES:

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Glycine."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Glycine."

Gusey, E. , January-February 2000. Cerebrovascular Diseases

Harvey, S.G. , 1985. Pharmatherapeutica

File, S.E. , Dec. 19 1999. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 30, 2019

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