Thorne Taurine 90 VCaps
Taurine is a conditionally essential, sulfur-containing amino acid found in the tissues of most animal species. It is not incorporated into proteins, but is found free in many tissues. Taurine is involved in a number of physiological processes, including bile acid formation for fat digestion, fluid regulation, detoxification of environmental toxins, regulation of cellular calcium, and regulation of nerve excitability. The liver combines bile acids with taurine, which results in increased cholesterol solubility and excretion. Individuals who are taurine deficient may be more susceptible to tissue damage from environmental pollutants such as aldehydes, chlorine, and amines.
Taurine is the most abundant amino acid in the heart. Taurine has been shown to improve nitric oxide production in the vascular endothelium, which is essential to optimal blood flow, maintaining already normal blood pressure, and overall cardiovascular functioning. Taurine acts as an antioxidant as well, inhibiting LDL cholesterol oxidation.
helps maintain already normal cardiac rhythm
essential for heart muscle function
supports optimal liver and gallbladder function
promotes healthy vision
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Taurine is an amino acid needed by many individuals. It is the second-most important inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. It has both anti-anxiety and anti-convulsive properties. It is useful in treating chemical sensitivities and should also be checked on patients when AK findings indicate involvement of chlorine. It can be helpful in depression, hypertension, gout, and obesity.
Thorne Taurine 90 VCaps
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