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Taurine
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.
 
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Description: Taurine is an amino acid-like substance that is an important part of bile for fat absorption. It is also essential for the development of the nervous system and for heart function.

Indications:

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • High blood pressure
  • Surgical recovery

Precautions: People with liver or kidney disease should not supplement amino acids unless under the direction of a health-care professional.

Dosage: Take 1,500 to 5,000 mg daily.

 
 
 
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