Tyrosine may help to address the following conditions:
addiction
Tyrosine has been used in treatment of cocaine abuse and can be helpful, in conjunction with tryptophan, in addressing brain chemistry imbalances resulting from cocaine withdrawal.
thyroid disorders
Because tyrosine is important to thyroid hormone production, a tyrosine deficiency can result in hypothyroidism. In cases of tyrosine-deficiency hypothyroidism, tyrosine supplementation may reverse the problem.
memory problems
Tyrosine has been found to improve memory and cognitive task performance in subjects who were under extreme physical stress. The amino acid is a precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, adrenaline, and noradrenailine.
depression
The amino acid tyrosine works better than most antidepressant drugs. It is particularly effective for those whose depression is accompanied by apathy or lethargy, and can help to clarify thinking for those under stress.
fatigue
Tyrosine has been found to improve memory and cognitive task performance in subjects who suffering from fatigue. The amino acid is a precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine, adrenaline, and noradrenaline.
nervous system disorders
Children with ADHD tend to have low levels of tyrosine, and there are reports of success using tyrosine to treat this disorder. Tyrosine has also helped ease depression in some patients suffering from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Parkinson's disease
Tyrosine has helped ease depression in some patients suffering from Parkinson's.
attention deficit disorder
Children with ADHD tend to have low levels of tyrosine, and there are reports of success using tyrosine to treat this disorder.
 

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