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Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Hepatic Encephalopathy is a liver condition associated with excessive ammonia which impairs cognitive function, and supplements that either aid liver function or independently reduce ammonia are seen as therapeutic.

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
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Supplement Magnitude of effect
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Cognitive side effects of hepatic encepalopathy are alleviated with carnitine supplementation, notably fatigue and cognitive performance.

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