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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unknown: Unknown.
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Dr. Ward Dean
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43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Alertness, and Sleep: L-tyrosine is a stimulatory neurotransmitter precursor. 5htp is an inhibitory neurotransmitter precursor. Both may be helpful as antidepressants whe ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: You may be referring to , however, levothyroxine which is the treatment for hypothyroidism. L-tyrosine is an Amino Acid which the body uses to make p ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, if deficient: Our bodies produce thyroid hormone by combining tyrosine with iodine. Thus, if one is deficient in tyrosine it might cause hypothyroidism. Our body sy ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no problem with taking this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
They shouldn't if...: There is good quality control but the tyrosine can be metabolized in the body to tyramine by a process called decarboxylation.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
No need for extra: The treatment for hypothyroidism is replacement of thyroid hormone; there is no reason to take other supplements such as tyrosine the hypothyroidism i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
No need for extra: The treatment for hypothyroidism is replacement of thyroid hormone; there is no reason to take other supplements such as tyrosine the hypothyroidism i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Yes...but: careful not to take too much. Watch for signs of serotoneric syndrome (confusion, elevated heart rate and temperature, and muscle stiffness.)
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: A few studies have shown that if you are under significant stress it may help alertness. Otherwise no. It is not an essential amino acid. Your body ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
L-tyrosine: No, because we don't know the long term effects if tyrosine on your body and what effect the combination may have.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Save your money.: There's a footnote about tyrosine and depression in a book by werbach, 1991, but what it says and what evidence is used is not online. There's no curr ... Read More
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