A 27-year-old male asked:
I've been on l-tryptophan (1000 mg) daily and l-tyrosine (1000 mg daily) for a couple of weeks for depression but now i'm working out and using whey protein which already contains tryptophan and tyrosine. should i stop taking the supplements?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
The amino acid supplements you were using are not adequate treatment for depression. You should see a physician as effective treatments to deal with depression are available. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV vaccine.
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Answered Aug 13, 2022
Last updated Aug 13, 2022
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