Glutamine is a non-essential amino acid, which means that your body actually produces it. For some people, no additional supplementation is needed because what your body makes is adequate. For athletes or those fighting off infection or illness, additional supplementation of glutamine is necessary.
If you currently dealing with an uptick of phycial, emotional, or mental stress... protect your body and add L-glutamine to your regemin.
In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved L-glutamine oral powder, to reduce severe complications of sickle cell disease in people aged 5 years and older with the disorder.
Also used for treatment in patients with SBS - Short Bowel Sysdrom. A condition due to loss of half or more of their small intestine removed because of surgical removal or disease of the small intestine. Common reasons for removing part of the small intestine include surgery for Crohn's disease; necrotizing enterocolitis, an infectious inflammatory disease of premature newborns. L-glutamine is commonly practical treatment option for these patients.