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Effects of Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplementation in Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Pilot Study


Objective: To examine whether 3 months of lipoic acid (LA) supplementation improved walking tolerance and delayed claudication pain onset in peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Design: Randomized,...

Alpha-Lipoic Acid for Diabetic Neuropathy


The article focuses on a study on the use of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) to treat patients with diabetic neuropathy. Treament with ALA can also improve microcirculation in individuals with diabetic n...

Lipoic acid: The universal nutrient



In the normal body, thousands of chemical reactions are going on every second in order to keep us alive In these reactions we actually shift electrons around to make ATP (adenosine triphosphate) or energy out of food. We shift electrons around to make waste excretable and we shift electrons around to detox the chemicals that we ingest and inhale every day. Whenever electrons are shifted, there is always one left over. It is a sort of chemical musical chairs. This leftover electron doesn't get a seat on a molecule.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid Protects Nerve Cells From Chemotherapy Damag


The article presents findings on an experiment which examines the significance of alpha-lipoic acid against nerve cell damage from chemotherapy. Using a rat model, rat neurons in culture were tre...

alpha-lipoic acid: strong antioxidant, diabetes defense


The article presents information on the health benefits of alpha-lipoic acid, a strong antioxidant. It improves insulin function and may lower blood sugar levels. It is often referred to as lipoi...

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