Can Astenor help my recovery from illness, injury or surgery?
Astenor contains ingredients that may improve your recovery from illness, injury or surgery.
Arginine is an amino acid (building block of proteins). It has several important functions in the body, including healing wounds and injuries and supporting the immune system. Lack of key amino acids has been linked with slower recovery after injury [Askanazi 1980] and arginine supplementation has been shown to make muscle recovery easier [Couto 2015].
Arginine supplementation in surgical patients has been found to have a beneficial effect on the immune system helping to prevent infections after surgery [Daly 1988]. It has also been found to improve recovery and decreases the time spent in hospital [de Luis 2004].
Should I eat less or cut out some food if I take Astenor?
No, Astenor is a food supplement. It does not replace a balanced healthy diet.
Can Astenor improve my brain function?
Astenor contains ingredients that may improve brain function.
Vitamin B6 has a role in lowering levels of homocysteine [Moradi 2021] that may help with improving brain function [Rutjes 2018].
Biotin is one of the few vitamins that passes into cerebrospinal fluid. It may therefore have a role in improving memory and maintaining mental health [Kennedy 2016].
Magnesium also contributes to the proper functioning of memory. It has been found that an increase in brain magnesium improves learning and memory functions [Slutsky 2010].
Arginine, through its role in the Urea cycle and involvement in brain protein synthesis, may also improve memory, concentration and learning [Plech 2003, Guerra 2016].
Can Astenor improve my mood?
Astenor contains ingredients that may improve mood and reduce symptoms of depression.
Symptoms of depression have been linked to low intake of vitamin B6 [Odai 2020, Moore 2019]. While supplementation of magnesium has been found to reduce anxiety, stress [Boyle 2017] and depression [Szewczyk 2008].
Can Astenor improve my energy levels?
Astenor can help fight tiredness and fatigue with its energy providing ingredients. Astenor Energy is a tonic and energizing formula for daily use. Astenor Forte is the formula that supports the body’s energy recovery and muscle performance, ideal during demanding workouts.
Can Astenor be used during pregnancy?
Before taking Astenor, it is recommended to consult a specialist. In the first trimester of pregnancy, you can take Astenor Energy. For the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, Astenor Forte is recommended.
Is Astenor also recommended for diabetic patients?
Diabetic patients can take Astenor Energy because the product does not contain sugar. Astenor Forte contains sugar, therefore if you use insulin or have diabetes you should first consult your doctor.
Can I take Astenor if I am a professional athlete?
Both Astenor Energy and Astenor Forte can be taken by professional athletes. They contain no banned substances and can be taken safely. Astenor Energy is a tonic and energizing formula for daily use. Astenor Forte supports the body’s energy recovery and muscle performance, ideal during demanding workouts.
Can children be given Astenor products?
Yes, the entire Astenor range can also be used by children. Astenor Energy can be used from the age of 11 and Astenor Forte can be used from the age of 12. Astenor contains Arginine, which is an essential amino acid for children. It cannot be produced by the body, so you have to get it from food or supplements.
Astenor Energy can help your child perform at their best by improving memory, concentration and learning.
Astenor Forte is recommended during periods of mental overload, such as during periods of physical overload: school championships, training, episodes of cold and flu. The formula rebalances the body’s energy level and makes your child’s recovery quick and easy.
Is it possible to alternate taking Astenor Energy and Astenor Forte?
Yes, you can alternate taking the two types of Astenor. During periods of mental and physical stress, it is recommended to use Astenor Forte 1-3 ampoules of oral solution / day, and for extra daily energy, you can continue with Astenor Energy 1-2 ampoules of oral solution / day.
Does Astenor increase your appetite? Can I gain weight if I take Astenor?
No, Astenor Energy and Astenor Forte will not increase your appetite. They have been designed to provide you with your daily recommended amount of vitamins and minerals.
How long will it be before I can see the effects of Astenor?
Both Astenor Energy and Astenor Forte are in the form of a solution, which makes their absorption fast, effects can be seen within an hour of taking them. The solution can be taken undiluted or it can be diluted in water, for extra hydration.
At what time of day should I take Astenor? Can it be taken daily?
Both types of Astenor can be taken daily, preferably in the morning. It is recommended to take Astenor daily for at least 10 days of the month. For long-term results, use either Astenor Energy or Astenor Forte for a period of 3 months.
Where can I buy Astenor? Is a prescription required?
Astenor Energy and Astenor Forte can be purchased from pharmacies. You do not need a prescription and therefore do not need to go and see a doctor to obtain Astenor.
Is Astenor a medicine?
No Astenor is not a medicine. Astenor is a food supplement.
Supplements can provide you with extra nutrients when your diet is lacking or certain health conditions (such as cancer, diabetes or chronic diarrhoea) create a deficiency. People also take dietary supplements to maintain their general health, support mental and sports-related performance and provide immune system support.