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Health Benefits of Arginine
Health Benefits of Arginine

By Harry Elwardt, N.D., Ph.D.

The following report, which is backed up by incredible scientific research, shows the
many health benefits of increased Arginine in the human body. Arginine is a semi-
essential amino acid, which is produced in the liver and can be found in protein rich
foods like red meat. Medical research has now shown that by simply supplementing
with 3 to 6 grams of Arginine everyday all the following is possible:

Aging Process

• Arginine inibits one of the primary mechanisms of the aging process (it inhibits the

process of cross-linking). (1)

• Arginine increases the release of the human growth hormone (HGH) (also known as

the anti-aging hormone) from the pituitary gland. (2)

Cardiovascular System

• Arginine improves blood circulation, improves exercise capability and facilitates

vasodilation in angina Patients. (3)

• Arginine helps to prevent atherosclerosis and reduces the severity of existing

atherosclerosis. (4)

• Arginine inhibits the adhesion of monocytes to the endothelium (an underlying event in

the course of atherosclerosis). (5)

• Arginine improves blood circulation (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, an

endogenous neurotransmitter that helps to prevent vasoconstriction and which

initiates vasodilation by relaxing the smooth muscle cells of the blood vessels). (6)

• Arginine helps to prevent abnormal blood clotting (by stimulating the production of

plasmin and by increasing vasodilation). (7)

• Arginine helps to prevent free radicals-induced damage to the lining of blood vessels

(by enhancing the production of nitric oxide in blood vessels). (8)

• Arginine significantly increases stroke volume and cardiac output (without effect on

heartbeat rate) in congestive heart failure patients. It also increases vasodilation

(leading to increased blood circulation) in congestive heart failure patients. (9)

• Arginine reverses consequences of coronary heart disease. (10)

• Arginine lowers blood pressure in some hypertension patients (by facilitating the body’s

production of nitric oxide (NO) and by inhibiting the angiotensin converting enzyme

(ACE)). (11)

• Arginine reverses adverse effects of high blood pressure. (12)

• Arginine decreases high blood pressure. (13)

• Arginine reduces pulmonary blood pressure and improves blood circulation in

pulmonary hypertension Patients. (14)

• Arginine increases walking distance in intermittent claudication patients. (15)

• Arginine restores normal endothelial function in hypercholesterolemia. (16)

• Arginine improves walking distance in peripheral vascular disease. (17)

• Arginine improves outcome after bypass surgery. (18)
• Arginine reduces blood clots and strokes. (19)

• Arginine helps prevent restenosis after angioplasty and bypass. (20)

• Arginine may give protection against size of heart attack. (21)

• Arginine improves heart failure. (22)

• Arginine improves peripheral vascular disease. (23)

Digestive System

• Arginine deficiency can cause constipation.

• Arginine supplementation may decrease the incidence of gallstones.

• Arginine reduces intestinal permeability (due to arginine’s role in the production of nitric

oxide). (24)

• Arginine alleviates many cases of ulcerative colitis (by promoting the healing of the

ulcers that occur in the colon of ulcerative colitis patients). (25)

• Arginine may improve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (26)

• Arginine reduces ulcers. (27)

• Arginine helps prevent post surgical damage after intestinal manipulation. (28)

• Arginine improves outcome in sepis. (29)

Excretory System

• Arginine alleviates the pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis. (30)

• Arginine significantly improves the function of the kidneys and helps to prevent age-

related degradation of the kidneys. (31)

Immune System

• Arginine helps to prevent bacterial & viral diseases in persons with suppressed immune

systems. (32)

• Arginine blocks the formation of some forms of cancer (arginine inhibits the cellular

replication of 24 different types of cancer in animals). (33)

• Arginine boosts the ability of the immune system to fight breast cancer. (34)

• Arginine lowers tumor protein synthesis and tumor growth rate in liver cancer. (35)

• Arginine inhibits the further growth of some types of sarcomas. (36)

• One of the means by which arginine counteracts cancer is by reducing the activity of

ornithine decarboxylase, an enzyme that is associated with some types of cancer.

*Caution: Arginine is also speculated to exacerbate some types of cancer, however

this is just a theory.

• Arginine improves outcome of cancer treatment. (37)

• Arginine (in non-excessive quantities) stimulates numerous aspects of the immune

system. (38)

• Arginine stimulates the production of helper T-cells. (39)

• Arginine stimulates activity and production of lymphocytes by the thymus gland. (40)

• Arginine increases the activity (cytotoxicity) of NK lymphocytes. (41)

• Arginine stimulates the production of T-lymphocytes within the thymus and makes them

more active and effective. (42)

• Arginine increases the size of the thymus, stimulates the production of lymphocytes by

the thymus and restores the production of thymic hormones to youthful levels. (43)
• Arginine helps to counteract inflammation. (44)

• Arginine accelerates the ability of the immune system to recover from surgery. (45)

• Arginine improves sickle cell disease. (46)

Metabolism

• Alkalosis can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (47)

• Arginine exerts antioxidant effects that scavenge superoxide free radicals. (48)

• Arginine lowers total serum cholesterol levels. (49)

• Arginine lowers serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. (50)

• Arginine inibits the process of cross-linking. (51)

• Arginine reduces insulin resistance and improves blood sugar disposal in diabetes type

2 patients. (52)

• Arginine reduces insulin resistance. (53)

• Arginine improves diabetes and reverses damage caused by diabetes. (54)

• Arginine may prevent diabetes. (55)

• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with hypoxia (due to its role in

the production of nitric oxide, which improves blood circulation via vasodilation). (56)

• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with altitude sickness (due to

its role in the production of nitric oxide, which in turn improves blood circulation via

vasodilation). (57)

• Arginine improves asthma. (58)

• Arginine helps to detoxify the liver and alleviates cirrhosis. Liver malfunction can occur

as a result of arginine deficiency. (59)

• Arginine lowers elevated serum triglyceride levels. (60)

• Arginine alleviates obesity and facilitates weight loss (by stimulating the release of

human growth hormone (HGH) from the pituitary gland). (61)

Musculoskeletal System

• Arginine facilitates the healing of fractures. (62)

• Arginine facilitates muscle growth (by inhibiting muscle loss) and is required for the

transport of the nitrogen used in muscle metabolism. (63)

• Muscle weakness can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (64)

• Arginine may prevent and alleviate osteoporosis (by stimulating the release of human

growth hormone (HGH) which is an important mediator of bone formation and bone

turnover; it also stimulates nitric oxide synthesis which is a potent inhibitor of

osteoclasts that cause the resorption of bone). (65)

• As a precursor for nitric oxide production, Arginine causes the relaxation of smooth

muscle. (66)

• Arginine improves muscle performance. (67)

• Arginine improves glucose uptake into muscle cells. (68)

Nervous System

• Arginine may be useful for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (due to its ability to

repair damaged axons by increasing polyamines levels). (69)

• Arginine is essential for the regeneration of damaged axons of neurons (its role
appears to be as an agent for degrading proteins that have been damaged through

axon injury). (70)

• Arginine facilitates the potentiation of long-term memory (by stimulating the production

of nitric oxide (NO) – a neurotransmitter responsible for the potentiation (storage) of

long-term memory. (71)

• Arginine improves memory and cognitive functions. (72)

• Arginine improves pituitary responsiveness and modulates hormonal control. (73)

Sexual System

• Arginine alleviates male impotence (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, the

endogenous chemical that stimulates erections in males). (74)

• Arginine alleviates male infertility by improving sperm count and sperm motility (due to

its involvement in the manufacture of endogenous spermidine). (75)

• Arginine enhances (male and female) sexual desire (libido). (76)

• Arginine enhances (female) sexual performance – due to its role in the production of

nitric oxide in the clitoris (nitric oxide facilitates female orgasm in the clitoris). (77)

• Arginine improves (male) sexual performance by providing nitrogen to the nitric oxide

(NO) molecule that is integral to the achievement of erections – Arginine produces

erections that are bigger, harder and more frequent. It also increases male sexual

endurance, i.e. erections that last for a longer period of time. (78)

• Arginine improves sperm count and sperm motility. (79)

• Arginine may improve prostate function. (80)

• Arginine deficiency can cause atrophy of the testicles of the testes.

Skin/Hair

• Hair loss (especially male pattern baldness) can occur as a result of Arginine

deficiency. (81)

• Arginine concentrates in the skin.

• Arginine (applied topically) increases the level of vascular endothelial growth factor in

the skin. (82)

• Arginine stimulates the proliferation of fibroblasts (skin cells). (83)

• Arginine is essential for and accelerates the healing of wounds (by stimulating the

release of human growth hormone (HGH), stimulating the production of collagen and

by stimulating the proliferation of fibroblasts). (84)

• Arginine accelerates the healing of burns. (85)

• Arginine dramatically accelerates the healing of wounds in people who have undergone

surgery. (86)

• Arginine decreases post operative infection and length of hospital stay. (87)

• Arginine improves scleroderma. (88)

Safety

• Arginine has been shown to be safe in the above studies as well as thousands of

others. (89)

• Arginine has been used safely in humans for the past 30 years.
Research

1. Radner, W., et al. L-arginine reduces kidney collagen accumulation and N-epsilon-
(carboxymethyl)lysine in the aging NMRI-mouse. J Gerontol. 49(2):M44-M46, 1994.

2. Gianotti L, Macario M, Lanfranco F, et al. Arginine counteracts the inhibitory effect of
recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I on the somatotroph responsiveness to growth
hormone-releasing hormone in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2000 Oct;85(10):3604-8.

3. Ceremuzynski, L., et al. Effect of supplemental oral L-arginine on exercise capacity in
patients with stable angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 80:331-333, 1997.

4. Adams, R. R., et al. Oral L-arginine improves endothelium-dependent dilatation and
reduces monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells in young men with coronary artery disease.
Atherosclerosis. 129(2):261-269, 1997.

5. Adams, M. R., et al. Cigarette smoking is associated with increased human monocyte
adhesion to endothelial cells: reversibility with oral L-arginine but not vitamin C. Journal of the
American College of Cardiology. 29(3):491-497, 1997.

6. Huk, I., et al. L-arginine treatment alters the kinetics of nitric oxide and superoxide release
and reduces ischemica/reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle. Circulation. 96:667-675, 1997.

7. Drexler H, et al. Correction of endothelial dysfunction in coronary microcirculation of
hypercholesterolaemic patients by L-arginine. The Lancet. 338:1546-50, 1991.

8. Huk, I., et al. L-arginine treatment alters the kinetics of nitric oxide and superoxide release
and reduces ischemica/reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle. Circulation. 96:667-675, 1997.

9. Koifman, B., et al. Improvement of cardiac performance by intravenous infusion of l-
arginine in patients with moderate congestive heart failure. Journal of the American College of
Cardiology. 26(5):1251-6, 1995.

10. Quyyumi AA. Does acute improvement of endothelial dysfunction in coronary arterydisease
improve myocardial ischemia? J Am Coll Cardiol 1998 Oct;32(4):904-11.

11. Khosh, F. Natural approach to hypertension. Alternative Medicine Review. 6(6), 2001.

12. Sisic D, Francishetti A, Frolich ED. Prolonged L-arginine on cardiovascular mass and
myocardial hemodynamics and collagen in aged spontaneously hypertensive and normal rats.
Hypertension 1999 Jan;33(1 Pt 2):451-5.

13. Nakaki T, et al. L-arginine induced hypotension. Lancet 1990Oct 20; 336(8721):1016-7.

14. Nagaya, N., et al. Short-term oral administration of L-arginine improves hemodynamics and
exercise capacity in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension. Am J Resp Crit Care
Med. 163(4):887-891, 2001.

15. Roberts, A. J., et al. Nutraceuticals: The Complete Encyclopedia of Supplements, Herbs,
Vitamins and Healing Foods. Berkely Publishing Group. New York, USA. 2001:319.

16. Maxwell AJ, Anderson B Zapien MP, Cooke JP. Endothelial dysfunction in
hypercholesterolemia is reversed by: nutritional product designed to enhance nitric oxide activity.
Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2000 Jun;14(3):309-16.

17. Maxwell AJ, Anderson BE Cooke JP. Nutritional therapy for peripheral artery disease. Vasc
Med 2000;5(1):11-19.

18. Wallace AW, Ratcliffe MB, Galindez D, Kong JS. L-arginine infusion dilates coronary
vasculature in patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery Aenesthesiology 1999
Jun;90(6):1577-8.
19. Bode-Boger SM, Boger RH, et al. Differential inhibition of human platelet aggregation and
thromboxane A 2 formation by L-arginine in vivo and in vitro. Arch Pharmacol 1998; 357:143-
150.

20. Le Yorneau T, Van Belle E, Corseaux D, et al . Role of nitric oxide in re-stenosis after
experimental balloon angioplasty in the hypercholesterolemic rabbit. J Am CollCardiol 1999
Mar;33(3):876-82.

21. Suematsu Y, Ohtsuka T, et al. L-Arginine given after ischemic preconditioning can enhance
cardioprotection in isolated rat hearts. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2001, Jun;19(6):873-9.

22. Hambrecht R, et al. Correction of endothelial dysfunction in chronic heart failure: additional
effects of exercise training and oral L-arginine supplementation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2000 Mar 1;
35(3):706-13.

23. Bode-Boger SM, Boger RH,et al. L-arginine induces nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation in
patients with critical limb ischemia. A randomized, controlled study. Circulation 1996 Jan 1;
93(1):85-90.

24. Miller, A. L. The pathogenesis, clinical implications, and treatment of intestinal
hyperpermeability. Alternative Medicine Review. 2(5):330-345, 1997.

25. Segala, M. (editor). Disease Prevention and Treatment 3rd Edition. Life Extension Media.
Florida, USA. 2000:202.

26. Sahin AS, Atalik KE, Gunel E, Dogan N. Nonadrenergic, noncholinergic responses of the
human colon smooth muscle and the role of K+channels in these responses. Methods Find Exp
Clin Pharmacol 2001 Jan-Feb;23(1):13-7.

27. Khattab MM, Gad MZ, Abdallah D. Protective role of nitric oxide in indomethacin- induced
gastric ulceration by a mechanism independent of gastric acid secretion. Pharmacol Res 2001
May;43(5):463-7.

28. Thomas S, Ramachandran A, Patra S, et al. Nitric oxide protects the intestine from the
damage induced by laparotomy and gut manipulation. J Surg Res 2001 Jul;99(1):25-32.

29. Vallet B. Microthrombosis in sepsis. Minerva Anestesiol 2001 Apr;67(4):298-301.

30. Smith, S. D., et al. Improvement in interstitial cystitis symptoms scores during treatment
with oral L-arginine. J Urol. 158(3 Part 1):703-708, 1997.

31. Reckelhoff, J. F., et al. Long-term dietary supplementation with L-arginine prevents age-
related reduction in renal function. Am J Physiol. 272(6 Part 2):R1768-R1774, 1997.

32. Field, C. J., et al. Glutamine and arginine: immunonutrients for improved health. Med Sci
Sports Exerc. 32:(Suppl) S377-88, 2000.

33. Reynolds, J., et al. Immunologic effects of arginine supplementation in tumor-bearing and
non-tumor-bearing hosts. Annals of Surgery. 211:202-209, 19.

34. Cha-Chung, Y. Arrest of mammary tumor growth by l-arginine. Biochemical and
Biophysical Research Communications. 95:1306-1313, 1980.

35. Weisburger, J. Prevention by arginine glutamate of the carcinogenicity of acetamide in rats.
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 14:163-175, 1969.

36. Rettura, G., et al. Supplemental arginine increases thymic cellularity in normal and murine
sarcoma virus-inoculated mice and increases the resistance to murine sarcoma virus tumour. J
Par Ent Nutr. 3:409-416, 1979.

37. Heys SD, et al. Dietary supplementation with L-arginine: Modulation of tumor infiltrating
lymphocytes in patients with colo-rectal cancer. Br J Surg 1997 Feb;84(2):238-41.

38. Kirk, S. J., et al. Arginine stimulates wound healing and immune function in elderly human
beings. Surgery. 114(2):155-159, 1993.
39. Blechman, S., et al. L-arginine boosts the immune system. Muscular Development.
38(10):72, 2001.

40. Barbul, A., et al. Arginine stimulates lymphocyte immune response in healthy human
beings. Surgery. 90:224-251, 1981.

41. Ochoa, J. B., et al. Effects of L-arginine on the proliferation of T lymphocyte
subpopulations. J Parenteral Enteral Nutr. 25:23-29, 2001.

42. Moriguchi, S., et al. Functional changes in human lymphocytes and monocytes after in vitro
incubation with arginine. Nutrition Research. 7:719-729, 1987.

43. Dean, W. The neuroendocrine theory of aging part IV: the immune homeostat. Vitamin
Research News. October 1999.

44. Efron, D. T., et al. Modulation of inflammation and immunity by arginine supplements. Curr
Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 1:531-538, 1998.

45. Wilmore, D. W. The effect of glutamine supplementation in patients following elective
surgery and accidental injury. Journal of Nutrition. 131(9 Supplement):2543S-2549S, 2001.

46. Morric CR, Kuypers FA, et al. Patterns of arginine and nitric oxide in patients with sickle cell
disease with vaso-occlusive crisis and acute chest syndrome. J Ped Hemat/Onc 2000 Nov-
Dec;22(6):515-20.

47. Braverman, Eric R. The Healing Nutrients Within. Keats Publishing, New Canaan,
Connecticut, USA. 1997:221.

48. Wascher, T. C., et al. Vascular effects of L-arginine: Anything beyond a substrate for NO
synthase? Biochem Biophys Res Com. 234:35-38, 1997.

By Harry Elwardt, N.D., Ph.D.

The following report, which is backed up by incredible scientific research, shows the
many health benefits of increased Arginine in the human body. Arginine is a semi-
essential amino acid, which is produced in the liver and can be found in protein rich
foods like red meat. Medical research has now shown that by simply supplementing
with 3 to 6 grams of Arginine everyday all the following is possible:

Aging Process

• Arginine inibits one of the primary mechanisms of the aging process (it inhibits the

process of cross-linking). (1)

• Arginine increases the release of the human growth hormone (HGH) (also known as

the anti-aging hormone) from the pituitary gland. (2)

Cardiovascular System

• Arginine improves blood circulation, improves exercise capability and facilitates

vasodilation in angina Patients. (3)

• Arginine helps to prevent atherosclerosis and reduces the severity of existing

atherosclerosis. (4)

• Arginine inhibits the adhesion of monocytes to the endothelium (an underlying event in

the course of atherosclerosis). (5)

• Arginine improves blood circulation (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, an

endogenous neurotransmitter that helps to prevent vasoconstriction and which

initiates vasodilation by relaxing the smooth muscle cells of the blood vessels). (6)

• Arginine helps to prevent abnormal blood clotting (by stimulating the production of

plasmin and by increasing vasodilation). (7)

• Arginine helps to prevent free radicals-induced damage to the lining of blood vessels

(by enhancing the production of nitric oxide in blood vessels). (8)

• Arginine significantly increases stroke volume and cardiac output (without effect on

heartbeat rate) in congestive heart failure patients. It also increases vasodilation

(leading to increased blood circulation) in congestive heart failure patients. (9)

• Arginine reverses consequences of coronary heart disease. (10)

• Arginine lowers blood pressure in some hypertension patients (by facilitating the body’s

production of nitric oxide (NO) and by inhibiting the angiotensin converting enzyme

(ACE)). (11)

• Arginine reverses adverse effects of high blood pressure. (12)

• Arginine decreases high blood pressure. (13)

• Arginine reduces pulmonary blood pressure and improves blood circulation in

pulmonary hypertension Patients. (14)

• Arginine increases walking distance in intermittent claudication patients. (15)

• Arginine restores normal endothelial function in hypercholesterolemia. (16)

• Arginine improves walking distance in peripheral vascular disease. (17)

• Arginine improves outcome after bypass surgery. (18)
• Arginine reduces blood clots and strokes. (19)

• Arginine helps prevent restenosis after angioplasty and bypass. (20)

• Arginine may give protection against size of heart attack. (21)

• Arginine improves heart failure. (22)

• Arginine improves peripheral vascular disease. (23)

Digestive System

• Arginine deficiency can cause constipation.

• Arginine supplementation may decrease the incidence of gallstones.

• Arginine reduces intestinal permeability (due to arginine’s role in the production of nitric

oxide). (24)

• Arginine alleviates many cases of ulcerative colitis (by promoting the healing of the

ulcers that occur in the colon of ulcerative colitis patients). (25)

• Arginine may improve irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (26)

• Arginine reduces ulcers. (27)

• Arginine helps prevent post surgical damage after intestinal manipulation. (28)

• Arginine improves outcome in sepis. (29)

Excretory System

• Arginine alleviates the pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis. (30)

• Arginine significantly improves the function of the kidneys and helps to prevent age-

related degradation of the kidneys. (31)

Immune System

• Arginine helps to prevent bacterial & viral diseases in persons with suppressed immune

systems. (32)

• Arginine blocks the formation of some forms of cancer (arginine inhibits the cellular

replication of 24 different types of cancer in animals). (33)

• Arginine boosts the ability of the immune system to fight breast cancer. (34)

• Arginine lowers tumor protein synthesis and tumor growth rate in liver cancer. (35)

• Arginine inhibits the further growth of some types of sarcomas. (36)

• One of the means by which arginine counteracts cancer is by reducing the activity of

ornithine decarboxylase, an enzyme that is associated with some types of cancer.

*Caution: Arginine is also speculated to exacerbate some types of cancer, however

this is just a theory.

• Arginine improves outcome of cancer treatment. (37)

• Arginine (in non-excessive quantities) stimulates numerous aspects of the immune

system. (38)

• Arginine stimulates the production of helper T-cells. (39)

• Arginine stimulates activity and production of lymphocytes by the thymus gland. (40)

• Arginine increases the activity (cytotoxicity) of NK lymphocytes. (41)

• Arginine stimulates the production of T-lymphocytes within the thymus and makes them

more active and effective. (42)

• Arginine increases the size of the thymus, stimulates the production of lymphocytes by

the thymus and restores the production of thymic hormones to youthful levels. (43)
• Arginine helps to counteract inflammation. (44)

• Arginine accelerates the ability of the immune system to recover from surgery. (45)

• Arginine improves sickle cell disease. (46)

Metabolism

• Alkalosis can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (47)

• Arginine exerts antioxidant effects that scavenge superoxide free radicals. (48)

• Arginine lowers total serum cholesterol levels. (49)

• Arginine lowers serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. (50)

• Arginine inibits the process of cross-linking. (51)

• Arginine reduces insulin resistance and improves blood sugar disposal in diabetes type

2 patients. (52)

• Arginine reduces insulin resistance. (53)

• Arginine improves diabetes and reverses damage caused by diabetes. (54)

• Arginine may prevent diabetes. (55)

• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with hypoxia (due to its role in

the production of nitric oxide, which improves blood circulation via vasodilation). (56)

• Arginine increases oxygen uptake in the lungs in persons with altitude sickness (due to

its role in the production of nitric oxide, which in turn improves blood circulation via

vasodilation). (57)

• Arginine improves asthma. (58)

• Arginine helps to detoxify the liver and alleviates cirrhosis. Liver malfunction can occur

as a result of arginine deficiency. (59)

• Arginine lowers elevated serum triglyceride levels. (60)

• Arginine alleviates obesity and facilitates weight loss (by stimulating the release of

human growth hormone (HGH) from the pituitary gland). (61)

Musculoskeletal System

• Arginine facilitates the healing of fractures. (62)

• Arginine facilitates muscle growth (by inhibiting muscle loss) and is required for the

transport of the nitrogen used in muscle metabolism. (63)

• Muscle weakness can occur as a result of arginine deficiency. (64)

• Arginine may prevent and alleviate osteoporosis (by stimulating the release of human

growth hormone (HGH) which is an important mediator of bone formation and bone

turnover; it also stimulates nitric oxide synthesis which is a potent inhibitor of

osteoclasts that cause the resorption of bone). (65)

• As a precursor for nitric oxide production, Arginine causes the relaxation of smooth

muscle. (66)

• Arginine improves muscle performance. (67)

• Arginine improves glucose uptake into muscle cells. (68)

Nervous System

• Arginine may be useful for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (due to its ability to

repair damaged axons by increasing polyamines levels). (69)

• Arginine is essential for the regeneration of damaged axons of neurons (its role
appears to be as an agent for degrading proteins that have been damaged through

axon injury). (70)

• Arginine facilitates the potentiation of long-term memory (by stimulating the production

of nitric oxide (NO) – a neurotransmitter responsible for the potentiation (storage) of

long-term memory. (71)

• Arginine improves memory and cognitive functions. (72)

• Arginine improves pituitary responsiveness and modulates hormonal control. (73)

Sexual System

• Arginine alleviates male impotence (by stimulating the production of nitric oxide, the

endogenous chemical that stimulates erections in males). (74)

• Arginine alleviates male infertility by improving sperm count and sperm motility (due to

its involvement in the manufacture of endogenous spermidine). (75)

• Arginine enhances (male and female) sexual desire (libido). (76)

• Arginine enhances (female) sexual performance – due to its role in the production of

nitric oxide in the clitoris (nitric oxide facilitates female orgasm in the clitoris). (77)

• Arginine improves (male) sexual performance by providing nitrogen to the nitric oxide

(NO) molecule that is integral to the achievement of erections – Arginine produces

erections that are bigger, harder and more frequent. It also increases male sexual

endurance, i.e. erections that last for a longer period of time. (78)

• Arginine improves sperm count and sperm motility. (79)

• Arginine may improve prostate function. (80)

• Arginine deficiency can cause atrophy of the testicles of the testes.

Skin/Hair

• Hair loss (especially male pattern baldness) can occur as a result of Arginine

deficiency. (81)

• Arginine concentrates in the skin.

• Arginine (applied topically) increases the level of vascular endothelial growth factor in

the skin. (82)

• Arginine stimulates the proliferation of fibroblasts (skin cells). (83)

• Arginine is essential for and accelerates the healing of wounds (by stimulating the

release of human growth hormone (HGH), stimulating the production of collagen and

by stimulating the proliferation of fibroblasts). (84)

• Arginine accelerates the healing of burns. (85)

• Arginine dramatically accelerates the healing of wounds in people who have undergone

surgery. (86)

• Arginine decreases post operative infection and length of hospital stay. (87)

• Arginine improves scleroderma. (88)

Safety

• Arginine has been shown to be safe in the above studies as well as thousands of

others. (89)

• Arginine has been used safely in humans for the past 30 years.
Research

1. Radner, W., et al. L-arginine reduces kidney collagen accumulation and N-epsilon-
(carboxymethyl)lysine in the aging NMRI-mouse. J Gerontol. 49(2):M44-M46, 1994.

2. Gianotti L, Macario M, Lanfranco F, et al. Arginine counteracts the inhibitory effect of
recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I on the somatotroph responsiveness to growth
hormone-releasing hormone in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2000 Oct;85(10):3604-8.

3. Ceremuzynski, L., et al. Effect of supplemental oral L-arginine on exercise capacity in
patients with stable angina pectoris. Am J Cardiol. 80:331-333, 1997.

4. Adams, R. R., et al. Oral L-arginine improves endothelium-dependent dilatation and
reduces monocyte adhesion to endothelial cells in young men with coronary artery disease.
Atherosclerosis. 129(2):261-269, 1997.

5. Adams, M. R., et al. Cigarette smoking is associated with increased human monocyte
adhesion to endothelial cells: reversibility with oral L-arginine but not vitamin C. Journal of the
American College of Cardiology. 29(3):491-497, 1997.

6. Huk, I., et al. L-arginine treatment alters the kinetics of nitric oxide and superoxide release
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About the Author:

Dr. Harry Elwardt is a Naturopathic Doctor, Master Herbalist, Certified Nutritional Counselor and a Ph.D. in Health
Nutrition. Dr. Elwardt has been working in the alternative medicine field for 10 years and is passionate about
helping people through naturopathic therapies. Dr. Elwardt is author of the book “Let’s STOP The #1 Killer Of
Americans TODAY,” a natural approach to preventing and reversing heart disease. Dr. Elwardt also serves on the
Medical Advisory Board for Nutrition & Kids, Life Mission International, The Bahamas Health Institute, and Ark
World International.

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2 Responses to L Arginine Saves Your Health And Is Anti Aging

  1. Dennis says:

    Thank you , great article. I’ve been taking for years. At night with zinc. Is very good. I’m a bricklayer/con.finisher. I’m still 17(53) . I’m thinking it may be good for women who develop serious kidney stones. I’m going to tell my aunt about your site.

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    • nuggets4u says:

      Thanks sir! Regarding Kidney problems There can be emotional and spiritual roots.

      Some of them can be
      Insensitive to situations where caring and concern should be exhibited.

      Trying to control ife
      Being disloyal to self
      Being over judgemental
      Feeling emotional confusion
      Deep subconscious resentments towards people and experiences of the past (unforgiveness)
      Unfounded criticism of others
      Repressed emotions
      Doesn’t have a good relationship with themselves
      Leaving your self out to please some one else

      Kidney stones (Hardened anger)

      These are all possibilities to explore. More on unforgiveness and disease can be found on the search area of this blog
      Type in Lesson list

      The nutrition side is essential! We must also remember we are a tri-part being and explore soul and spirit as much if not more than the nutrition.
      Pass this info on to your aunt if you think she is at a place to receive it.

      Blessings!

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