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A 23-year-old member asked:

How do i balance my neurotransmitters in my brain with amino acid therapy to get it into good working function again?? any help and tips!!

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 34 years experience
Don't listen to hype: Sorry, but things don't work quite as you might logically think. You can't simply "eat" or "drink" some amino acid pellet from a bottle & "balance" your neurotransmitters. First, there's no agreement on what "balanced" neurotransmitters means in terms of medical conditions and secondly, assuming we knew the first question's answer nobody knows how to change those levels using supplements.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Several queries: What is concerning you regarding your "neurotransmitter" function? Are there emotional issues, cognitive issues, headaches, dizziness, fatigue?And why do you think amino acid therapy does anything practical or helpful? Give us direct concerns and we can pinpoint some directions for you.
Last updated Jun 21, 2015
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