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How much l tyrosine should I take for thyroid safely a day?

How much l tyrosine should I take for thyroid safely a day?

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

Dr. Lobelia Samavati
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If I have depression and I have no thyroid problems, I can take the amino acid L-tyrosine to burn fat and have a better mood?

If I have depression and I have no thyroid problems, I can take the amino acid L-tyrosine to burn fat and have a better mood?

Its in your food: L-tyrosine is already in much of the food you eat. Watch out for sensational promises by charming supplement salespeople and companies. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would the l-tyrosine and other ingredients heal my thyroid?

Hi docs, would the l-tyrosine and other ingredients heal my thyroid?

No: No. Sorry. L-tyrosine, the amino acid the thyroid clans uses to make thyroid hormone, is not in limiting supply. If your thyroid needs "healing", I'm guessing you mean you're hypothyroid. No treatment we have in medicine will heal hypothyroidism. We treat hypothyroidism with thyroid hormone replacement...cheap, easy, & perfect!
To your health! ...Read more

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Can l-tyrosine help with armour thyroid?

Can l-tyrosine help with armour thyroid?

No: There is no evidence that l-tyrosine is of any benefit or harm to people with thyroid disease or taking thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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With hypothyroidism, does l-tyrosine raise or lower thyroid levels if your at a stable level? (on synthroid) I want to use it for mood support. Thanks

With hypothyroidism, does l-tyrosine raise or lower thyroid levels if your at a stable level? (on synthroid) I want to use it for mood support. Thanks

L-tyrosine: It should not harm you but before you take it please contact your thyroid doctor.

Regarding mood - if the doctor says no do not take it.

In that case, if you still have mood issues a consult with a psychologist would be helpful. ...Read more

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How long will it take to effects of l-tyrosine?

How long will it take to effects of l-tyrosine?

Unknown: Assuming it has any effect on adhd, which is not established, it could take weeks or months to have any notable effect, since you are trying to build up brain supplies in the right areas high enough to overcome a presumed deficit in Dopamine or norepinephrine. My professional opinion is that it is highly unlikely one would get a marked effect, ever. ...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

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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 safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine while on prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine while on prozac (fluoxetine)?

Avoid: Not sure about how well n-acetyl-l-tyrosine is absorbed and metablized in the body. However, the base component, tyrosine is an Amino Acid that is in the precursor pathway for Dopamine production. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in certain parts of the brain. Prozac (fluoxetine) and ssris have been shown to impact Dopamine levels. So, I am not sure what effect they would have in combination. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?

Yes: Tyrosine can interact with a class of antidepressants known as maois. Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a different class of antidepressants, known as ssris, which are not known to interact with tyrosine.

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/549424-can-l-tyrosine-be-used-with-prozac/#ixzz2nflswtg0. ...Read more

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

HI, I'm 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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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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How long does l-tyrosine take before it kicks in?

How long does l-tyrosine take before it kicks in?

L- thyroxine?: If the dose of thyroid hormone replacement is adequate, it usually takes 4-6 weeks in adults for medication to achieve steady levels. Sometimes smaller dose is started and dose adjusted slowly. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get effects of l-tyrosine?

How long will it take to get effects of l-tyrosine?

2 weeks: Most individuals should not take it for more than 2 weeks for the recommended use to recover from stressful situations and no more than 1, 500 mg per day. Since it is an amino acid (building block of proteins that our body can make from other sources it is not considered an essential amino acid. ...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 it safe to take both l-tyrosine and synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is it safe to take both l-tyrosine and synthroid (thyroxine)?

Sure: Use l-thyroxine (such as synthroid) if you are hypothyroid, but why are you wasting money on tyrosine. ...Read more

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I want to know if it is true that the amino acid L-Tyrosine may work as an antidepressant, and how to take (dose, time).

I want to know if it is true that the amino acid L-Tyrosine may work as an antidepressant, and how to take (dose, time).

Amino acid: L tyrosine may have minimal side effects to improve energy levels: it is not an antidepressant- never has been. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine and the supplement l-dopa (mucuna) together to support and boost dopamine production?

Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine and the supplement l-dopa (mucuna) together to support and boost dopamine production?

Yes: Yes, it is perfectly safe to take n-acetyl-l-tyrosine and l-dopa together. Adequate sleep, exercise and a healthy diet can also increase Dopamine production. See http://www. Wikihow. Com/increase-dopamine and http://www. Peaktestosterone. Com/natural_dopamine_increasers. Aspx for more info. ...Read more

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Is the supplement l-tyrosine safe to take and have the health benefits reported for this amino acid been experimentally validated?

Is the supplement l-tyrosine safe to take and have the health benefits reported for this amino acid been experimentally validated?

Unknown and no: As is true for most supplements, there are no good studies that demonstrate any true health benefits to l-tyrosine or other amino acids. Since there are no studies, we also do not know anything about their safety. The best thing is to eat a well balanced diet, avoid excess alcohol or other vices, and exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 50 mg of 5HTP and 500 mg L tyrosine everyday? Will L Tyrosine Balance out 5 HTP to where 5 HTP doesn't cause serotonin syndrome?

Is it safe to take 50 mg of 5HTP and 500 mg L tyrosine everyday? Will L Tyrosine Balance out 5 HTP to where 5 HTP doesn't cause serotonin syndrome?

Waste of money: You will derive no benefit other than placebo. Same result is taken separately or together. Somebody pretending medical knowledge has sold you snake oil. ...Read more

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