Taurine is a very important conditionally essential amino acid. A conditionally essential amino acid can be made by the body unless the body is stressed. Such stresses can include fever, dieting, and chemotherapy. Taurine has many functions, it aids in glucose metabolism, aids in wound healing and boosts antioxidant defenses. It can help to lower blood pressure, decreases triglycerides and protects cell membranes from damage. Taurine can be low in obese individuals and individuals with diabetes.
Taurine should not be taken with aspirin or any salicylates.
A reduction in taurine content accompanies the aging process in many tissues. In fact, the decline of brain taurine levels has been associated with cognitive deficits whereas chronic administration of taurine seems to ameliorate age-related deficits such as memory acquisition and retention. I
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