How Do You Treat Phenylketonuria With Supplements?
One way to treat Phenylketonuria is with supplements. Although supplements can not cure Phenylketonuria, they can help to control the condition and prevent common health complications associated with Phenylketonuria. Below are the supplements that all patients with Phenylketonuria should take. Take a BCAA (Branched Chain Amino Acids) supplements daily. The BCAAs consist of the amino acids known as Valine, Isoleucine and Leucine. These amino acids work to improve performance of mental functioning in patients that have Phenylketonuria. Take L-Tyrosine supplements daily. Patients with Phenylketonuria have elevated concentrations of Phenylalanine and low levels of L-Tyrosine in their system. Often times this deficiency can lead to behavioral problems. Take Omega 3 Fatty Acid supplements daily. Patients with Phenylketonuria follow strict diets that do not include any sort of fish. This makes it hard to get the essential fatty acids that are needed for general brain health, so it’s important