L-Taurine (Amino Acid)
HealthWise® L-Taurine 150g
- 100% pure powder
- pharmaceutical grade
- packed without fillers or flowing agents
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The amino acid Taurine is believed to enhance the effect of adrenalin in the body by increasing the number of adrenalin receptors in the body, but not
enough studies verify this. The levels of some amino acids can rise in the muscle cells when taking Taurine, specifically glutamine and the BCAAs valine, leucine and isoleucine. It may be that Taurine raises the concentration function of glycogen precursors.
In a recent study, scientists discovered that taurine supplements may help reduce levels of homocysteine. Taurine also occurs naturally in the body and plays a key role in many biological processes, such as detoxification and regulation of nerve-cell activity. Although low levels of taurine have been linked to several conditions (including eye diseases and cardiovascular problems), research on the health benefits of taurine supplements is fairly limited.
There’s some evidence that taurine may protect against diabetes and diabetes-related complications and may help prevent the onset of type 2
diabetes. Published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews in 2001, an earlier report indicates that taurine supplementation shows promise in the prevention of certain diabetes-related complications (such as atherosclerosis).
Taurine may help treat high blood pressure, according to a 2002 report published in Amino Acids. Looking at data from preliminary research, the report’s authors found that taurine supplementation may lead to significant decreases in blood pressure. Relieving panic attacks and anxiety due to GABA effects of Taurine.
• 3-5 grams for panic attacks, anxiety
• 3-5 grams for homocysteine and heart (studies done on 3 gram for 4 weeks)
• 6 grams for athletes (in divided doses)
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