A member asked:

Can the body store the extra amount of tyrosine supplements?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Daniel Postellon answered

Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology

No: No, but they are part of the body's proteins.

Answered 12/4/2012


Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

? depends: The material will become part of your protein if needed for cell protein repair but excesses are broken down and converted. They can eventually be converted to either a storage form of starch or fat.

Answered 11/24/2017



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