L-Tyrosine

L-tyrosine is an essential amino acid. It's good for mental and physical Health

Also known as tyrosine, it serves as a building block for several important neurotransmitters, including dopamine, epinephrine (adrenaline), and norepinephrine. These chemicals are vital for brain function and mood regulation. Tyrosine plays a significant role in the function of the thyroid gland, impacting metabolic rate and overall health.

L-Tyrosine Benefits 

  • L-tyrosine supplement can enhance mental clarity.
  • L-Tyrosine helps in regulating mood, and supporting hormonal balance. 
  • L-tyrosine's role in neurotransmitter synthesis makes it invaluable for managing stress and maintaining cognitive function during demanding situations. 
  • Experiments conducted with the US military show that tyrosine supplementation can help maintain performance and mood during prolonged stressful activities like combat or sleep deprivation.
  • Unlike many supplements that might increase blood pressure, tyrosine has been observed to lower it, providing a cardiovascular health benefit.
  • Combining tyrosine with tryptophan, the precursor to serotonin, may enhance energy levels and have a more pronounced effect on mood elevation.

Recommended dosage

  • Effective doses noted in research are high, approximately 100 mg/kg of body weight, translating to up to 7,000 mg for an average adult. 
  • The safety of long-term use of L-tyrosine at doses over 1,000 mg per day has not yet been fully established.
  • Suggested daily dosages of L-tyrosine range from 1,500 mg to 7,000 mg per day, depending on individual needs and under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

References

D, L-Phenylalanine Capsules
#01671 500 mg 100 Vegetarian Capsules
Thyroid Support Complex
#02003 60 Capsules