Adequate vitamin B6 levels are absolutely essential for proper neurotransmitter production and function. This is especially true if someone has previously taken a medication or substance that binds irreversibly with B6, such as carbidopa. Thus vitamin B6 supplementation is often needed to address B6 deficiency or insufficiency.(more…)
While someone is undergoing amino acid therapy for a relative nutritional deficiency that exhibits symptoms similar to a disease – such as depression, migraines or Parkinson’s Disease – they may find they have a loss of appetite and unwanted weight loss. This can be concerning; luckily, it can also be corrected.(more…)
Anyone that has consumed alcohol has unknowingly caused several neurotransmitter imbalances, that, over time can lead to severe depletion. This depletion can induce compulsive alcohol consumption and set the stage for dependency. However, these neurotransmitter imbalances can be corrected, and once they are, the compulsion to drink can be substantially decreased.(more…)
A common complaint we sometimes here is that people experience heartburn after taking L-cysteine (CysReplete). There are a couple probable reasons for this and both have solutions.(more…)
Alcoholism is a common, yet debilitating disorder that can leave many people feel helplessly out-of-control. We, along with a large and growing number of providers, have found that properly balanced amino acid therapy can significantly reduce the compulsion to drink alcohol, helping those who need it regain control and establish new habits. (more…)
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.