Pilot studies of betaine have shown some promise for this agent. Perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of its use in clinical medicine is the proper pronunciation of its name. In clinical practice, bee-tane is commonly used, whereas chemists tend to use its original pronunciation of beta-een. Common use of the former may dictate its pronunciation by clinicians by affirmation. Betaine, or dimethyl glycine, is an alternative source for methyl groups, and as such can replace essential functions of methionine and choline in the synthesis of lecithin, an essential fatty acid for elimination of fat from the liver. It could also serve as an antioxidant by increasing the synthetic capacity for intracellular glutathione. Although the mechanisms of its actions in NAFLD remain to be fully worked out, betaine could be promising for the patients with NASH. Unfortunately, the doses used in the successful clinical trial were quite large and compliance was a problem for some patients.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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