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more on l-arginine

Postby caryn » Thu May 26, 2011 08:34 pm

by caryn (10111 Posts), Thu May 26, 2011 08:34 pm

Though a new study suggests that a dietary supplement could lower the likelihood that high-risk pregnant women will develop preeclampsia, the jury is still out over whether it actually works and a specialist recommends that women not try it yet...

http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/newsst ... cid=653158
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Re: more on l-arginine

Postby alviarin » Fri Jun 24, 2011 08:54 pm

by alviarin (1636 Posts), Fri Jun 24, 2011 08:54 pm

In the meantime I'll just keep eating dark chocolate. :)
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Re: more on l-arginine

Postby kerisue » Sat Jun 25, 2011 01:28 pm

by kerisue (623 Posts), Sat Jun 25, 2011 01:28 pm

If preeclampsia is a disease that begins with placentation in early pregnancy, how do they think this stuff was helping the women from 20 weeks on? Just helping to keep their blood vessels nice and dialated?
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