Taurine may be used in improving anxiety, hyperactivity, poor brain function and epilepsy and Taurine, along with zinc, is necessary for good eye health and good vision. Taurine therapy has also been used effectively to treat people who suffer from congestive heart failure and also may help improve both hypertension and high cholesterol.

Taurine has also been shown to be a strong antioxidant and has dramatically improved type 1 diabetes in laboratory rats and may be able to combat the damage that oxygen free radicals have upon the pancreas. Taurine is also able to improve insulin resistance by increasing the excretion of cholesterol by conversion to bile acid.