Tyrosine is also a precursor that eventually becomes, through a process of synthesis, at least one of a few different hormones which is essential to bodily and mental development. Melanin, a chemical which determines the pigmentation of skin and the degree to which harmful sun's rays can penetrate the skin, also needs Tyrosine in order to be correctly manufactured.
Tyrosine is more integral to the body than most would imagine, and when there is a deficiency of Tyrosine in the body it shows through in many different and frightening ways, some of these including general weakness and fatigue, decreased protein levels, decrease in muscle mass, as well as possibly irreversible damage to the liver. While Tyrosine may be considered nonessential and does not need to be supplemented through diet, this does not mean that it can't be found through dietary means. On the contrary, there are many dietary sources that Tyrosine may be derived from such as almonds, pumpkin seeds, many different types of dairy, bananas, lima beans, and sesame seeds.
Health Benefits Provided By L-Tyrosine
Tyrosine is a precursor to the very important neurotransmitters, Dopamine and Norepinephrine. Tyrosine may also have an effect on the level of mental cognition that a person can reach, not to mention the fact that it can also reduce the level of physical fatigue resulting at the end of a long difficult exercise regimen. Tyrosine is needed to establish ambulatory actions. On top of that, Tyrosine also protects healthy cells from free radicals by acting as an antioxidant.
Supplement FactsServing size: 400 milligrams
Serving per container: *
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** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn and additives.
As a dietary supplement, take 400mg one to three times daily between meals, or as directed by physician.
CONCENTRATION OF L-TYROSINE
This supplement is considered pharmaceutical grade and contains no fillers of any kind.
L-TYROSINE SIDE EFFECTS
As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, no side effects should be experienced. Taking more than the recommended amount may result in insomnia, anxiety and general restlessness. More serious side effects resulting from overuse such as arrhythmia and heart palpitations are also a slim possibility.
Women who are pregnant or nursing and anyone who has blood pressure issues or migraines should avoid this supplement. Those who take MAO inhibitors should not take this supplement. Those who are on Levodopa, a medication prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms of Parkinson’s, should not take Tyrosine supplements without first talking with a doctor.
Tyrosine dissolves easily in water. It can be mixed with either water or juice and taken that way, and it is preferable that it be consumed on an empty stomach. There is no taste. This supplement should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture in order to preserve its potency.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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