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L-Carnitine Injections

Benefits, Effects and Use

Take a look at L-Carnitine and what you can expect of it. How does it work, does it really work, is it safe to use and why do we encourage it in our HCG Assisted Diet weight loss Program.

What is L-Carnitine?

L-Carnitine is – one of the most important building blocks of protein.  Normal levels enhance the body’s ability to metabolize fat enhancing energy levels. The combination of L-Carnitine and exercise enhance fat burning.

Benefits of L-Carnitine Injections

L-Carnitine enhances energy production, improves heart and brain function and muscular co-ordination. As a result, it enhances muscle building, increases HCG levels and improves strength and stamina thanks to extra energy and an increased potential for building new muscle tissue.

L-Carnitine Injections and Weight Loss

Using these injections for weight loss encourages the metabolism of fat by helping the transfer of fatty acids to the power houses of the cells, the mitochondria. It increases the body’s ability to release stored fat in the form of triglycerides which provide more energy to the body. Your diet becomes easier to stick to because you have sufficient energy and you are able to get more fat burning power out of your workouts.

L-Carnitine and weight loss go hand in hand – provided you also watch your lifestyle.

L-Carnitine injections can be felt as soon as it is absorbed into the bloodstream. You should use it pre-workout to boost your workout results. When used for fat loss, you can expect measurable results within 2 weeks providing you are combining it with the healthy diet and exercise you will be provided..

Using Injectable L-Carnitine

Before making the decision to use L-Carnitine, either as an injection on its own or in a combination such as the Arginine/Carnitine Combo, there are a few things you might want to know. Below we have attempted to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about using L-Carnitine injections.

How to Inject L-Carnitine

Intramuscular injections are required to allow for slow release of the L-Carnitine into the bloodstream. The best sites for this type of injection are the buttock and thigh. If you choose the former, you will need someone to help you with the injection. It is possible to inject yourself in the thigh, but the density of the muscles will result in your feeling the shot a little more. For instructions on how to administer an intramuscular injection, including detailed infographics.

Here are some important things to keep in mind:

  • Do NOT inject L-Carnitine intravenously
  • L-Carnitine can be taken any time of day but is best taken pre-exercise
  • Do NOT use L-Carnitine if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Change the injection site regularly to prevent scarring (1 inch apart is ideal)
  • Dispose of used needles correctly
  • Always follow storage and dosing instructions given
  • Consult a doctor if you are taking medications or have any preexisting medical conditions

The Recommended Dose for L-Carnitine?

Positive results were obtained when administered on a daily basis.

If you are using daily L-Carnitine injections, it is a good idea to cycle off them every 5 weeks and then give your body a 2-3 week break before starting again.

Choose Your Injection Site?

The upper buttock at the hip is considered to be the best site for your injection. Inject slowly.

L-Carnitine injections are no more painful than other injections. Limit discomfort by:

  • Injecting the buttock. It hardly hurts at all and recovers quickly.
  • Ensure that the alcohol you used to disinfect the skin is dry before injecting.
  • Injecting the solution slowly.
  • Relaxing the muscle during the injection.

Side Effects of L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine injections – or anything you inject into your body should not be taken lightly.

The only serious contra-indication is a tendency towards seizures. If you experience seizures, you should not use L-Carnitine. If you suffer from an under-active thyroid, your condition may or may not be aggravated. There is no information on its effects in pregnant women, so it should be avoided during pregnancy and breast feeding..

In rare cases, minor L-Carnitine side effects such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea as well as dizziness and headaches have been reported.

Most healthy individuals do not experience any side effects of these injections. Because the body excretes any excess easily, you can’t overdose. However, more is not better since it will simply be excreted. Stick to the recommended dose if only to save yourself some money!

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