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Doctor insights on: Can I Take L Tyrosine While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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HI, Im wondering if a natural tan tablets containing copper 4mg, l-tyrosine 400mg, and PABA 400mg are safe to take while breastfeeding?

HI, Im wondering if a natural tan tablets containing copper 4mg, l-tyrosine 400mg, and PABA 400mg are safe to take while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding and dr: L-tyrosine is an amino acid so that is fine but why not just eat food. PABA is the active ingredient of mothballs and is NOT recommended for human consumption or for moths for that matter. Copper is known as a micro-nutrient and is OK. Why are you taking these dietary supplements?? Just eat a good diet of various fruits and vegeis and you'll get what you'll need!! ...Read more

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Can i take l-tyrosine as I am on 150mg of sertraline daily?

Can i take l-tyrosine as I am on 150mg of sertraline daily?

Yes...but: careful not to take too much. Watch for signs of serotoneric syndrome (confusion, elevated heart rate and temperature, and muscle stiffness.) ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 5-htp and l-tyrosine together?

No: 5htp is an inhibitory neurotransmitter precursor, and l_tyrosine is a stimulatory neurotransmitter precursor. Taking them together will probably counteract any benefit that you are seeking from either one. ...Read more

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How much l tyrosine should I take for hypothyroidism?

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 is treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and ritalin (methylphenidate) together?

L-tyrosine: No, because we don't know the long term effects if tyrosine on your body and what effect the combination may have. ...Read more

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How much time does it take L-Tyrosine to begin to have an effect taking it everyday? Does it takes a while like an antidepressant?

Depends: It needs to be absorbed. It needs to be converted by Tyrosine Hydorxylase to L-Dopa. If you have iron deficiency the enzyme Tyrosine Hydroxylase may not work (iron is a co-factor for this enzyme) This is how Iron deficiency leads to Restless Leg Syndrome (Its called Ekbom Syndrome if due to iron deficiency) Another couple of enzymes have to come into play to produce nor-epinephrine and / or 5HT. ...Read more

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Is l-tyrosine safe to take for young adults?

Not Necessarily: Outside of ordinary amounts in diet, supplements of this Amino Acid may be dangerous regarding blood pressure , haert and neurological health. Never proven to help anything. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take L-arginine with l tyrosine ?

Yes: They are both amino acids that your body can utilize. ...Read more

Dr. Lobelia Samavati
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Tyrosine (Definition)

Tyrosine is an amino acids. Thyrosine and other Amino Acids are joined together to make proteins. Most proteins have ...Read more