Many people that are dopamine dominant require rather large amounts of mucuna 40% powder and/or tyrosine powder to optimize neurotransmitter function; this can be difficult for many people, as the powders often do not mix well. However, we have several tried-and-true methods that can help make this process much easier.
Many people have uncontrollable urges to pull or pick at their skin or hair. Most of them have tried something to help them stop, but all too often, those therapies don’t help. Amino acid therapy may provide a lasting solution. (more…)
Many people experience many symptoms of disorders that are thought to be due to neurotransmitter imbalances, including disorders like depression, anxiety, insomnia, migraines, fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome and Parkinson’s disease. However, if nutrients are used to combat or correct these symptoms, it must be said that these symptoms are “disease-like relative nutritional deficiency (RND) symptoms” and not the disease itself. (more…)
Almost every week I receive inquiries from people asking if they can use a mucuna product they found on the internet that claims to be standardized to 98% L-dopa. The easy answer is “NO”, as there are numerous issues with these products that makes them unacceptable substitutes during amino acid therapy. (more…)
Essential tremor is a nervous system (neurological) disorder that causes involuntary and rhythmic shaking that can resemble the symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease. There is much debate about whether essential tremor is related to Parkinson’s disease and whether one can lead to or is a sign of the other. (more…)
Everyone struggles from time to time with cravings for certain foods and/or a seemingly insatiable appetite. However, some people have these feelings every day, which can make maintaining a healthy weight and making good food choices difficult if not impossible. Amino acid therapy can help these people get their cravings and appetite under control. (more…)