Origin: Manufactured within the body or can be sourced from supplements and food such as hicken, turkey, fish, milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese, peanuts, almonds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, soy products, lima beans, avocados, and bananas.
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Overview: Tyrosine is the precursor of several essential catecholamine neurotransmitters that are attributed to smooth brain functioning. These neurotransmitters are needed for mental alertness, anxiety, blood pressure, activity awareness and the secretion of other hormones that are vital to maintaining a healthy mood.
Additionally, it plays an important role in the production of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4. Supplementing with Tyrosine may prevent low thyroid levels which are associated with fatigue, depression, and decreased libido. Tyrosine supplements may attribute to keepings your thyroid gland functioning properly.
- Stress relief during physically stressful situations
- Improving mood
- Improving mental performance during stressful situations by increasing dopamine levels in the brain
Common Dosage: 33 mg per kg of body weight or 500 to 2000 mg