In this article you will learn a lot about tyrosine, how important it is in our body especially its benefits in the production of testosterone. This discussion will let you know you also the sources of tyrosine.
First, let us talk about testosterone. Testosterone is a hormone that is produced by the male’s testes, and in the female’s ovary, under the signals from the hypothalamus and the pituitary glands in the brain. Male produce more than 10% of a female’s testosterone level.
Did you know that testosterone plays an important functions in both male and female health.
Just as men need the female hormone, female’s testosterone also plays a vital function, estrogen for their health.
Low testosterone will result to premature death, erectile disfunction, easily get irritated, mood swings and memory problems. In addition, low testosterone will result to fatigue, muscle deficiency and loss of bone mass. It will lead also to loss of muscle mass that’s why several men and women look weak. Several research and studies have proven that having the ideal testosterone levels in men will help them maintain their muscle mass even if they get old. It will help also in keeping men’s lower body strength. But the big question here is “What are the ways in raising testosterone?”. Well, there are so many ways in raising testosterone but the most common natural and effective way is by means of tyrosine.
Tyrosine is considered as a nonessential amino acid that is produced inside the body from phenylalanine. It is a nutritional ingredient for the synthesis of dopamine, norepinephrine and neurotransmitters epinephrine. Dopamine is important especially in mental function as it is known to be the feel good hormone of the brain. It helps to have better mood sex drive. In other words, it is useful in treating lack of sex drive and mild depression. Dopamine influences brain processes that dominates movements and emotional responses. It is also the main source of energy and power of the brain.
There are two main sources of tyrosine first is by eating foods that are rich in tyrosine like eggs, almonds, avocados, banana, duck, chicken, oatmeal etc. Eating foods like these will help a lot in raising the dopamine in your brain. The second source of tyrosine is by taking tyrosine supplements. There is no standard dosages for these supplements but typically it range from 500-1000 mg daily. If you are planning to take higher dosage, you have to ask for further assistance with your doctor. Normally, it is taken during the morning on empty stomach but the best taken is late at night before going to sleep together with a high carbohydrate meal. These particular supplements are available nowadays in the market.