Taurine:
What is it?

Taurine:
How is it Used?


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Taurine Usage

Usages

Effect of Taurine on Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Taurine may help treat congestive heart failure by helping to regulate heartbeat and maintain cell membranes.

Read more about Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Taurine.

Therapeutic Uses

Preliminary evidence suggests that taurine might be helpful in congestive heart failure (CHF), a condition in which the heart has trouble pumping blood, which leads to fluid accumulating in the legs and lungs. ^[2] Warning: Keep in mind that CHF is too serious for self-treatment. If you're interested in trying taurine or any other supplement for CHF, you should first consult your doctor.

There is also some evidence that taurine may be helpful for acute viral hepatitis . ^[4] Taurine has additionally been proposed as a treatment for numerous other conditions, including alcoholism , cataracts , diabetes , epilepsy , gallbladder disease , hypertension , multiple sclerosis , psoriasis , and stroke , but the evidence for these uses is weak and, in some cases, contradictory. ^[14] ^[15] ^[16] ^[17] Taurine is also sometimes combined in an "amino acid cocktail" with other amino acids for treatment of attention deficit disorder , but there is no evidence as yet that it works for this purpose.

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