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5 Point Comments for Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALC) - It Helped Me a Lot

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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:13:09
Significant improvement (more energy)

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 18:57:34
wired but tired, insomnia help

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:29:23
For a period, foods rich in fatty acids made my ME symptoms worse. A quarter tsp of ALC completely blocked that effect. Eventually (many months) the problem with fats went away. ALC didn't provide any other benefits.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:56:50
Good for energy

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:19:00
Best help I’ve found for cognition

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:44:58
Energy +

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:46:51
Combined with creatine 2g of ALCAR makes a huge difference for me. Splitting the dose, morning and night, helped with anxiety and GI side effects.

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:14:01
awesome, I take it with olive oil, saflower and fish oil

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:35:22
It help because lack of L-Carnitine of PwMEs , and by the vasodilatator action of L-Carnitine

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:44:20
I took 1 capsules, 2 times a day. I started to take it when I was first diagnosed (however, I did take lots of other supplements not just this), I was 30/40 on CFS ability scale. I stopped it after about 6 months, at that point I was 60 on the scale. I stopped it because I did further research and decided to refocus and change things. I am now 70/80 on the scale.

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 21:50:02
I didn't notice any increase in energy until about a month after I started taking it at the recommended dose.

Mon, 12 Nov 2012 20:37:20
2 x 500mg a day
Didn't notice any effects to begin with, but a few months later when I happened to stop taking it, I realized what a difference it was making.

Sat, 06 Oct 2012 03:19:41
2 grams once a day on an empty stomach, helps maintain keeping weight off, clear cognitive benefit and possibly even a little energy.

Sun, 12 Aug 2012 15:50:33
I take a quarter teaspoon twice a day (breakfast and lunch). It tastes horrible so I mix it with a spoon of jam.

It has made a huge difference. Most days I wasn't even able to get dressed, but I now have a bit of a life. I'm not cured, and still need lots of rest, but I wouldn't do without it. I also take d-ribose, so it might be a combination of the two.