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Does Tyrosine for ADHD Actually Work as a Supplementation Strategy?(part 4) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 4:56pm We're attempting to answer the major question: Can ADHD symptoms be reduced via controlled supplementation with the amino acid tyrosine? This is the fourth in an in-depth multi-part blog series on how and why this amino acid is so frequently prescribed and used off-label as an ADHD treatment method. Reviews and literature findings are mixed, ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation Actually Work for ADHD? (part 1: theory and background) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 6:10pm Can ADHD Symptoms be Cured or Treated via Tyrosine Supplementation? Due to the extensive nature of this topic, we will be investigating the answer to this question over a number of consecutive blog posts. First, some background on tyrosine, and why it is often a suggested (and even prescribed) on a relatively frequent basis by clinicians for ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation Actually Work for ADHD? (part 2) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 4:48pm Can ADHD symptoms be alleviated by supplementing with the amino acid tyrosine? This post is a continuation from our introductory one on the effectiveness of tyrosine as an ADHD supplementation strategy. (Blogger's note: if you do not have the time or the patience to wade through all of this information, I have provided a 7-point summary a ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation for ADHD Actually Work? (Part 5) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 3:13pm Part 5 on a series of posts on Tyrosine supplements for ADHD Treatment The amino acid tyrosine is often prescribed as an alternative strategy for treating ADHD, either alone (and often in the place of ADHD stimulant medications), or in combo with one or more medications for the disorder. But how effective is tyrosine really? Is it a valid AD ... Read on »
Do Tyrosine Supplements for ADHD Actually Work? (part 7) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Feb 2010 8:46am Homocysteine Buildup: The (Potential) Dark Side of Tyrosine and L-DOPA Supplementation for ADHD Throughout the last six posts on this blog, all of which were concerned with tyrosine supplementation strategies for ADHD, we alluded to the fact that introducing high levels of tyrosine into the body can precipitate a number of other biochemical pr ... Read on »
Dieting Doesn’t Work – Here are Two Plans that Do by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:01pm In my companion article , I discussed the importance of healthy eating and an effective exercise program to lose fat and get fit. I also noted how hard it is to find good information and a support system to get you on the path to success. So, I went looking for some programs that offered good advice, clear guidelines, a support/feedback system, ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine for ADHD Actually Work as a Supplementation Strategy? (part 3) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 5:58pm Can we treat ADHD symptoms via Tyrosine supplementation? This is the 3rd post in our series of discussions regarding ADHD and supplementation with the amino acid tyrosine. Some physicians (and ADHD patients) swear by it, but the results in the literature and clinical studies are often muddled. Why is this the case? Over the past few pos ... Read on »
Does Tyrosine Supplementation for ADHD Actually Work? (Part 6) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 2:31pm Can we use tyrosine as an effective supplement to treat ADHD symptoms? We have dedicated the last five postings on the role of tyrosine and its metabolism, and how imbalances of this common amino acid may dictate, in part, some of the symptoms related to ADHD. Just for refreshers, here's a diagram of the overall conversion process and metab ... Read on »
THIS WORKS! Immunology and the treatment of CFS (Post 8) by Carlitos G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am As you can see in the chart, I have been registering the "status" of my days scoring days from 1 to 10 based on my symptoms and intensity. Since I am following the protocol of my immunologist Josepa Rigau, I am experiencing a clear average score improvement. For those of you that follow my blog and want to leave a comment, be awar ... Read on »
Bodybuilding Supplements: Do They Really Work? | Ask The Fitness Nerd by Matt C. Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Dec 2008 7:47am Do bodybuilding supplements really work, or are they just a waste of good money? The Fitness Nerd dissects body building supplements. Dear Fitness Nerd, I have a question:  I’m 41 years old, and workout 5 days a week. I use a lot of bodybuilding supplements and spend a lot of money on them. Unfortunately, I’m not gaining muscle like ... Read on »