What Is L-Arginine Used for in the Body?

What does L- arginine do in the body? It is used by your system to:

  • Make creatine
  • Make L-glutamate
  • Make nitric oxide
  • Make L-proline
  • Can be converted to glycogen if necessary
  • Clear out waste products like ammonia
  • Involved in protein formation
  • Stimulates growth hormones
  • Stimulates prolactin
  • Reduces healing time, especially in bone injuries
  • Increases muscle mass
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