Amino Acid Therapy can provide a lasting solution to disorders associated with neurotransmitter imbalances such as Parkinson’s, depression, migraine headaches, Trichotillomania, Fibromyalgia, anxiety and more…
Introduction to Amino Acid Therapy
Amino Acid Therapy and Neurotransmitter Function
Most people have heard of several common neurotransmitters, including serotonin and melatonin (sleep), dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline) and are familiar with at least some of their functions in regards to mood (depression).
What most people do not know is that neurotransmitter imbalances can dramatically affect many other aspects of your health and can cause or exacerbate any of the following conditions: Depression, anxiety, migraines, insomnia, cravings, increased appetite, low-pain tolerance, hot flashes, mood swings and more…
Restoring proper neurotransmitter levels using amino acid therapy can quickly and effectively eliminate deficiency, alleviate symptoms, can make up for damaged neurons and restore proper function.
The sensation that a person's heart races, often described as "heart palpitations", after taking a dose of amino acids occurs in roughly 10% of the people we see that are following a dopamine dominant protocol. A typical presentation is as follows: Jane takes her...read more
I receive dozens of inquiries on a monthly basis about an amino acid protocol that people with Parkinson's Disease (PD) can use to improve their mental and physical function. Some of these people are not (and have not) taken any conventional medications for PD, such...read more
For those clients that are found to be dopamine dominant, including everyone that has restless leg syndrome (RLS) and Parkinson's disease (PD), we often recommend that they avoid foods rich in the amino acid tyramine while taking L-dopa/mucuna pruriens and/or large...read more