Prohormone & Supplement Ingredients:

Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR)

Acetyl-L-carnitine is an amino acid (a building block for proteins) that is naturally produced in the body. It helps the body produce energy. Acetyl-L-carnitine is an acetylated form of L-carnitine. It has the ability get to the brain blood circulation, where it acts as a powerful antioxidant.

Its has been shown to be neuroprotective in instances of cerebral ischemia in rats and may be useful in treating peripheral nerve injury. Acetyl-L-carnitine is also known to increase sperm motility, which consequently leads to the improved male fertility.

Acetyl-L-carnitine has been shown to be more effective than tamoxifen in improving the curvature and reducing the pain and plaque sizes for men who sought treatment for their Peyronie's disease early and having low curvature deformities. Acetyl-L-carnitine has also been shown to improve insulin response and is proved to have a positive effect on various muscle diseases as well as heart conditions.

Some men use acetyl-L-carnitine for infertility, symptoms of "male menopause" (low testosterone levels due to aging), and a disease of the penis called Peyronie?s disease.
Supplements with this ingredient:
1-ANDRO Rx (Prohormones)

Links to additional information on Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR)
L-carnitine improves glucose disposal in type 2 diabetic patients (Added on 12/31/2010)
Concerning the role of carnitine in the regulation of fuel metabolism in skeletal muscle (Added on 12/31/2010)

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