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Life Choice L-Taurine 500mg, 90 V-Capsules

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Life Choice L-Taurine 500mg Details

  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Alleviates atherosclerosis, heart disorders, hypertension, edema and hypoglycemia
  • Reduces anxiety and hyperactivity
  • Can help with poor brain function, epilepsy and seizures
  • Can support the nervous system
  • 100% Pure Pharmaceutical Grade
  • Free Form, Fermented Amino Acid
  • Non-GMO

Taurine is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body.  It is found in the central nervous system and skeletal muscle, and is very concentrated within the brain and heart.  Taurine is synthesized from the amino acids methionine and cysteine, in conjunction with Vitamin B6.  Vegetarians with an unbalanced protein intake, and therefore deficient in methionine or cysteine, may have difficulty manufacturing taurine, since it is not found in vegetable protein.  Women are more apt to be deficient in taurine since the female hormone estradiol depresses the formation of taurine in the liver.
In Japan, taurine therapy is used in the treatment of ischemic heart disease, because low taurine and magnesium levels have been found in patients after heart attacks. 

Like magnesium, taurine affects cell membrane electrical excitability by helping the movement of potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium in and out of cells, which helps generate nerve impulses. Supplemental L-taurine may decrease the tendency to develop potentially lethal abnormal heart arrhythmias after heart attacks: people with congestive heart failure have responded favorably with L-taurine, experiencing improved cardiac and respiratory function.

Taurine also helps maintain the correct composition of bile, and in maintaining the solubility of cholesterol. It has been found to have an effect on blood sugar levels similar to insulin.  Diabetes increases the body’s requirements for taurine; conversely, supplementation with L-taurine and   L-cysteine may decrease the need for insulin.   Taurine helps to stabilize cell membranes and seems to have some antioxidant and detoxifying activity.

Taurine is necessary for the chemical reactions that produce normal vision, and deficiencies are associated with retinal degeneration, thereby possibly reversing age related cataracts.  Other possible uses for L-taurine supplementation include eye disease, cirrhosis, and depression. It also yields benefits to children with Down syndrome, and some clinics use L-taurine for breast cancer treatment, male infertility due to low sperm motility and hypertension, and ulcers.

L-taurine is known to have a calming or depressant effect on the central nervous system, and may impair short term memory.

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Product Rating: 9.9/10

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  • 9.9/10  High Quality

    By DocDon on Monday, June 26, 2017 10:39 PM

    Effectiveness: 10/10

    (+) Boosts Energy,Builds Muscle,Convenient,Easy To Take,First Dose Results,Quickens Recovery Time

    How did you use it?:Every Morning

    "Taurine is awesome - if everyone took it (and glutamine) daily our doctors would be bored silly. This is a high quality taurine supplement. My only complaint is that the capsules are only 500mg, I would have preferred 1000mg, and since you need to take so many caps it's not really a great price, however, I will continue to take these until I can find something cheaper but still the same quality (if that even exists)."

    Would you buy this product again? Yes
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Suggested Use

Take 3 to 6 Life Choice L-Taurine 500mg capsules daily on an empty stomach, or as directed by your health care practitioner.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings per Container: 90
Amount Per V-capsule
L-Taurine (100% Pure Pharmaceutical Grade, Free Form and Fermented) 500 mg
* Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calorie diet
  † Daily Value not established
Note: Serving Sizes are rounded to the nearest whole serving

Additional Ingredients: Cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate (all from vegetable source). 

Allergy Information: V-capsules are made from vegetarian source, no gelatin used.

Warning: Consult your health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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