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Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements Review

Trying to find the best Alpha-Lipoic Acid supplements? Read more information about the use for weight loss, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and other conditions. Plus information about safety, side effects, potential allergic reactions. Understand what you are taking before you buy.

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1.Can I just stop taking alpha lipoic acid, or do I need to taper down?
2.I heard the S-form of alpha-lipoic acid is bad for me. Why is it in my supplement?
3.Do any supplements help with nerve pain, like sciatica or diabetic neuropathy?
4.Can supplements with antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins A and E cause you to die sooner?  (in Comments)
5.Do any supplements help prevent sunburn or skin damage from sun exposure?  (in Comments)
6.Do vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements lose effectiveness with exposure to high temperatures and is it safe to order supplements by mail in the summer?
7.Is MitoQ a better form of CoQ10?  (in Comments)
8.Can lysine, vitamin B-12, or other vitamins or minerals help prevent or reduce canker sores?  (in Comments)
9.Does Prevagen really improve memory?  (in Comments)
10.What is benfotiamine and can it really improve or prevent complications from diabetes?  (in Comments)
11.I take levothyroxine (Synthroid), a thyroid hormone to treat hypothyroidism. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
12.Which supplements can help lower or control my blood sugar?
13.Do glutathione supplements work to prevent aging or for other conditions?


Clinical Updates Found:
2020 Can Alpha-Lipoic Acid Lower Weight? (07/28/2020)
Can Alpha-Lipoic Acid Lower Weight?
Alpha-lipoic acid was given to overweight men and women for 24 weeks in a recent study. Find out if it lowered weight and triglyceride levels in the What It Does section of the Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for alpha-lipoic acid.
 Alpha Lipoic Acid and Reflux (04/30/2020)
Alpha Lipoic Acid and Reflux
A CL member reported experiencing acid reflux when using alpha lipoic acid. This effect has been reported in clinical studies with higher doses -- which is not surprising consider that alpha lipoic acid is, after all, an acid. Ways to avoid this issue are discussed in the Concerns and Cautions section of the Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements Review. Also see our Top Picks for alpha lipoic acid.
2019 Reaction to CoQ10 and Alpha-Lipoic Acid (06/12/2019)
Reaction to CoQ10 and Alpha-Lipoic Acid
An autoimmune syndrome possibly caused by CoQ10 was recently reported. It is similar to rare cases caused by alpha-lipoic acid. For details see the updates to the Concerns and Cautions sections of the CoQ10 and Alpha Lipoic Acid Reviews.
2015 Alpha Lipoic Acid Improves Results When Dieting (02/28/2015)
Alpha Lipoic Acid Improves Results When Dieting
Women who took alpha lipoic acid while dieting lost significantly more weight and body fat than those who only reduced their calorie intake, according to a new study. For the dose, how it was taken, plus our tests of popular alpha lipoic acid products, see the Alpha Lipoic Acid Review >>
2014 Fish Oil / Alpha-Lipoic Acid for Alzheimer's (01/31/2014)
Fish Oil / Alpha-Lipoic Acid for Alzheimer's
A new study found that fish oil and alpha-lipoic acid can slow cognitive and functional decline in people with Alzheimer's disease. Get the details in the Fish/Marine Oil Supplements Review >>  and the Alpha-Lipoic Acid Supplements Review >>


Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.FDA Warns Seller of Alpha Lipoic Acid, Berberine, and More (06/30/2020)
2.Hormonal Balance Supplement Tied to Liver Failure (01/04/2020)
3.Brain Supplement Claims to Treat Brain Injuries, Alzheimer's Are Deceptive, Says FTC (11/02/2019)
4.Supplements Promoted for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Sell "False Hope," Warns FDA (02/13/2019)

Archived Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.Seller of Alpha Lipoic Acid, Cinnamon Supplements and More Warned For Manufacturing Violations (06/27/2017)
2.Radio "Infomercials" for Cognitive and Joint Health Supplements Deceived Consumers, Says FTC (02/25/2017)
3.Seller of "Cancer Kits," Alpha Lipoic Acid Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (01/21/2017)
4.Seller of 5-HTP, Chromium, Curcumin and More Warned for Drug Claims (12/21/2016)
5.Seller of Cholesterol, Arthritis Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (11/06/2014)
6.Seller of Weight Loss, Saw Palmetto Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (10/21/2014)
7.Seller of "Nerve", "Cleanse" and Probiotic Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/05/2014)
8.Maker of Cholesterol and Workout Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims and Unapproved Ingredient (02/13/2014)
9.Maker of Menopause Blend and Other Supplement Ingredients Warned by FDA of Violations (12/13/2013)
10.Beware of Dietary Supplements With Claims To Treat Diabetes, FDA Warns (07/25/2013)
11.Seller of Vision Supplement Warned For Drug Claims (07/05/2013)
12.Maker of Liver Detox and Insulin Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (05/23/2013)
13.Seller of Immune, Cholesterol, Liver and Blood Sugar Products Warned For Drug Claims (04/26/2013)
14.Glutathione Supplement Maker Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (04/11/2013)
15.Manufacturer of Heart, Multivitamin, Cranberry, and Longevity Supplements Warned For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/13/2013)
16.FDA Warns Maker of Weight Loss and Whey Protein Supplements For Manufacturing Violations and Misbranding (02/13/2013)
17.Food for Health Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims on Supplements (01/24/2013)
18.Seller of Blood Sugar, Depression and Sleep Supplements Warned For Making Drug Claims (12/26/2012)
19.Maker of Joint Health, Blood Sugar, Prostate, Ginkgo Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding and Adulteration (11/02/2012)
20.Manufacturer of Prostate, Inflammation and Cholesterol Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (11/02/2012)
21.Maker of Eye Health Supplements Warned for Drug Claims (09/26/2012)
22.Maker of Concussion Recovery Supplement Warned For Making Drug Claims (09/10/2012)
23.FDA Warns Doctor Promoting Own Supplements Online as Treatments (05/07/2012)


News Releases Found:
2016 Which Brands of Alpha Lipoic Acid are Best? -- ConsumerLab.com Tests Lipoic Acid Supplements for Quality, Identifying Top Picks (12/06/2016)
2009 ConsumerLab.com finds that only two-thirds of alpha-lipoic acid supplements selected for testing pass quality review -- Anti-oxidant supplements helpful to diabetics (10/07/2009)
2007 ConsumerLab.com finds some alpha lipoic acid supplements come up short — Improper formulation may cause ingredient degradation (05/15/2007)
 ConsumerLab.com reports improvement in quality of SAM-e supplements used for osteoarthritis and depression — Recent testing shows quality is up since studies in 2000 and 2003 (04/24/2007)
 Many arthritis supplements lack key listed ingredient — ConsumerLab.com finds chondroitin missing or low in eight supplements; Glucosamine and MSM also tested (04/11/2007)
 ConsumerLab.com reports on anti-depressant herb — St. John's Wort — Few supplements pass quality testing (02/14/2007)
 Consumers warned of problems with multivitamins — ConsumerLab.com uncovers defects in over half of products tested (01/19/2007)
2006 Probiotic supplements grow in popularity but viable bacteria missing in many — ConsumerLab.com cautions consumers to select probiotics carefully and store them properly (12/12/2006)
 Tests of "muscle" supplements finds some "weak" products but most contain expected creatine, HMB, or amino acids — Review of muscular enhancement supplements published by ConsumerLab.com (11/13/2006)
 ConsumerLab.com report on CoQ10 supplements finds quality high but large range in suggested dosage (10/20/2006)
2005 ConsumerLab.com testing of alpha lipoic acid supplements from Japan finds no ingredient in one product; Most others meet claims — Japanese consumers urged to research product quality (08/31/2005)
 Quality problems widespread among ginseng products sold in Japan. — Nearly two-thirds of products fail ConsumerLab.com testing due to pesticide contamination and missing or substandard ingredients (06/20/2005)
 ConsumerLab.com begins publishing test reports on Japanese vitamins and supplements — Review of CoQ10 products Now Available Online in Japanese at ConsumerLab.jp. More Reports Scheduled (05/10/2005)
2004 Testing of Alpha-lipoic acid supplements by ConsumerLab.com finds most meet label claims but one with only 15% of ingredient — Antioxidant of potential benefit in diabetes and other conditions (12/20/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com finds Omega-3 fish oil supplements safer than fish but quality varies among brands — Test of 41 Supplements Finds No Mercury or PCB Contamination, But Some Spoiled or Lacking Claimed Oils (12/14/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products (12/14/2004)
 ConsumerLab.com finds not all vitamin E products meet claims — Results for 33 vitamin E supplements and skin products released today (08/25/2004)


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