Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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NAC - puts cysteine in the brain?

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by mike1127, Jan 2, 2014.

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    I've been looking into N-acetyl-cysteine, with the idea that it helps to raise glutathione in the brain (not sure where I first read that) and also that it helps bipolar (an idea I saw here on PR).

    According to Dr. Amy Yasko cysteine is pulled in by the glutamate receptors, acting as an excitatory neurotransmitter. What I'm wondering is whether NAC is the same thing as cysteine in the brain? For my symptoms, I would want to avoid that.

    Mike
     

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