Tyrosine is the precursor for the neurotransmitters epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine, which are essential for mood, cognitive function and central nervous system function. The most prevalent usage for supplemental tyrosine appears to be the enhancement of cognitive function and alertness under conditions of environmental stress such as sleep deprivation, multi-tasking in the workplace, and functioning at high altitudes and/or cold temperatures. It is noteworthy to mention that a high percentage of the studies done on tyrosine are conducted by the military looking to enhance focus and attention in their personnel. Clinical trials with tyrosine have also been conducted with respect to attention deficit disorder (ADD). Tyrosine is also the precursor for the formation of thyroid hormones as well as melanin, the skin and hair pigment.
Persons who are required to work long hours under stressful conditions, workers and professionals who must multitask, those who experience physical and mental stress and must work anyway, students, and those who have difficulty concentrating such as in ADD can benefit from supplementing with tyrosine.
•Supports performance during prolonged, high-stress work
•Enhances cognitive function and alertness during multitasking and sleep deprivation
•AOR offers a high daily dose