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Dopamine levels - James - 07-04-2012 05:53 AM

What are the precusors (building blocks)for dopamine?

Tyrosine.

Does vitamin D play any role in dopamine?

Active vitamin D plays a role in the formation of dopamine by its effects on the enzyme tyrosine hydroxylase needed to produce dopamine.


What deficiencies could affect dopamine levels?

Tyrosine, vitamin B6 and vitamins A and D.