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.
Many people are on medications that alter, mimic or in some way manipulate neurotransmitter levels in the body. These include stimulants, such as amphetamines (i.e., methamphetamine, “speed”, Adderall, Vyvanse, Dexedrine), ecstasy (MDMA), cocaine, and methylphenidate...read more
A person undertaking amino acid therapy will have periodic urine testing completed in order to determine if/how to adjust their amino acid dosing in order to optimize neurotransmitter function. Along the way, they may get a lab value for dopamine (or serotonin) that...read more
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