Collagen = Anxiety, Anger, Bad Mood
Recently I have noticed easy irritability and I have narrowed it down to after Collagen supplementation. I usually have around 15 - 30 grams of Great Lakes Collagen sometime during the day with water or coconut milk or raw milk.
A few weeks ago I was supplementing with small dose 5-HTP before bed, and L-Tyrosine In the morning, I was having amazing sleep, and great energy/focus but got midday/afternoon anxiety (which looking back was probably after collagen). I stopped taking both of these supplements after this.
Looking at the amino acid profile of collagen, it is around 1/100th tyrosine.
Would this be enough to cause upped dopamine and trigger a flight or flight response mode or are these post collagen symptoms indication of excessive dopamine in my system?
Would supplementing with low dose Tryptophan at night time help to 'use up' excessive dopamine?
Is there something else in the collagen that could be causing this?
Daily Continual supplements are:
Thorne B Complex
Fish Oil - 3g Of EPA / 2.4g of DHA
2 - 3g Vitamin C
15 - 30g Collagen
Other things I take, but not every day:
Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
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