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About AIDS
A type of protein may help reverse AIDS-related wasting syndromes.
"...L-Glutamine received much attention at the last World AIDS Conference,..."

March 10, 2000 Column by Ron Cummings

To Your Health
What is the difference between l-glutamine and glutamine, and the same for the other amino acids?
"...Q. What is the difference between L-glutamine and glutamine, and the same for the other amino..."

June 23, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Should L-glutamine powder be taken with meals or between them?
"...Q. I'm taking L-glutamine powder, and one brand I bought said to take..."

April 23, 2004 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
My mother often asked me if I had a bowel movement every day, but now that I am on my own, it's more like two to three per week. How can I get back to a daily BM without getting hooked on laxatives?
"...good influence on gut function is the amino acid L-glutamine. L-glutamine is not considered an essential amino acid because..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
What can be done to counter the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation?
"...me taking high doses of an amino acid and L-glutamine, to help with side effects. Is there anything else..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Sometimes when I take my vitamins late at night I have trouble getting to sleep. Why is that and which ones are most likely to do this?
"...the ones most likely to provoke some sleep problems. L-glutamine, one of the amino acids, can be converted in..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Column by James Heffley

To Your Health
Sometimes when I take my vitamins late at night I have trouble getting to sleep. Why is that, and which ones are most likely to do this?
"...the ones most likely to provoke some sleep problems. L-glutamine, one of the amino acids, can be converted in..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
What is 'vitamin U' and what are its benefits healthwise?
"...found that a high concentration of the amino acid L-glutamine was part of the reason that cabbage juice is..."

July 28, 2006 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
Caring for the special needs of premature babies
"...as helpful to infants, and recently another amino acid, L-glutamine has been shown to slow the loss of protein..."

July 22, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I have been having a lot of stomach problems, with alternating diarrhea and constipation, but all the tests my doctor did fail to show any problems. He said I probably have "irritable bowel syndrome." What helps that?
"...aimed specifically at improving gut function. An amino acid, L-glutamine, has been used for decades to help with ulcer..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
How do I find out if I have 'leaky gut syndrome,' and how is it treated?
"...Repair starts with supplements of amino acids such as L-glutamine, which gives the gut the energy to rebuild, and..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I don't want to overreact, but I also want to be prepared in every feasible way for potential terrorist attacks. What is reasonable with regard to nutritional preparation?
"...L-Glutamine will be needed in generous amounts to maintain proper..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

To Your Health
I seem to be getting more and more depressed and lethargic. I notice that it now takes three cups of coffee in the morning to get me going and three to four more cups during the day to stay alert enough to manage a day's work. I am only 31, and I don't see why I should feel this way. I already take a good multivitamin/mineral. Is there more I should do?
"...caffeine, in addition to your multivitamin/mineral, are vitamin C, L-glutamine, and L-tyrosine. Only vitamin C is considered an essential..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

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