Anyone Experiment With High Dose Taurine?

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  1. ddjd

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    I was wondering what would be considered a safe upper limit when it comes to taurine supplementation?

    im interesting in using it for its effects against MPB and as well as for liver health
     
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    I have used up to 5 grams per day for at least 2 weeks with no issues personally.

    As for preventing MPB, I am under the impression that Taurine may actually slightly increase prolactin. Liver health for sure, Taurine is sensational.

    I get warm and energy from a big dose of Taurine with my breakfast (High sugar/High protein).
     
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    Interested too. Also, how and when is best to take; before/after meal, morning/evening etc. Thanks
     
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    what would be the mechanism behind a possible increase in prolactin?
     
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    As with all amino acids, taurine is best absorbed on empty stomach, 30 minutes before meals. I'm taking it first thing in the morning, because it feels stimulating to me and it disrupts my sleep when taken too late in the afternoon.

    I'm taking 3-6g daily since 2015. I'm sure it is too much for too long, but I'm experiencing no negative effects so far and my digestion gets worse when I stop the supplementation.
     
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    Exactly the same here.

    I find higher dose stimulating too. It wrecks sleep possibly via oxidizing melatonin?
     
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    Taurine triggers my ocular migraines and deflated my sex organ
     
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    Do you experience reduction of libido, too?
     
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    Not sure but I think so
     
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    At what dosage? Thanks
     
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    Does Taurine have a negative effect on your libido?
     
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    as in worse errections?
     
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    Taurine is dynamite, truly.
     
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    2-3 grams a day
     
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    Yes and less sensation
     
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    My point was that if taurine causes poor erections without loss of libido, it might just be lowering Spondive's blood pressure too much trough diuresis (which is also congruent with ocular migraines)
     
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    I take taurine regularly and do not notice this. Take with a high carb meal maybe.
     
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    I have actually found a while ago that taurine made eq better . Dont know if this is still the case as I just started taking it again for glycogen purposes.
    Has anybody reported signs of increased glycogen storage ,like having to eat less frequently or not waking up with adrenaline symptoms ?
     
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