When working with people that have symptoms of a dopamine relative nutritional deficiency (i.e., those that are following a dopamine dominant protocol), elevated homocysteine is not an uncommon finding. However, determining the reason for this abnormal finding holds the key to resolving it.
Over the past two decades, we’ve worked with thousands of people that have relative nutritional deficiencies that exhibit symptoms similar to many diseases. I’ve often been asked for testimonials, so I thought I’d start sharing some of those – here’s the first from a woman that had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.(more…)
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…)
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.
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…)