precursor therapy

precursor therapy

a type of treatment involving the use of nutrients that may influence neurological clinical conditions. An example is the use of choline, a B complex vitamin precursor of acetylcholine, in the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.
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He was started on thyroid replacement, cortisol replacement, neurotransmitter precursor therapy with 5-HTP, tyrosine, and cysteine, Pandan for erectile dysfunction, homeopathic remedies, parasite treatments, viral detox, parent essential fatty acid replacement, and other anti-inflammatory nutrients.
Amino acid precursor therapy for neurotransmitter rebuilding with 5-HTP, tyrosine, and cysteine is awesome although a little expensive and time consuming with a 4 times per day treatment regimen.