Category: Nervous system and neurotransmitters
Manufacturer: Life Extension
Essential amino acid that can help with mood
- Restores dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenaline) - hormones that are depleted by stress and overwork
- Enhances mental energy levels
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500 mg, 100 vegetarian capsules
Item Catalog Number: 01671
Cells in the adrenal medulla synthesize and secrete norepinephrine and epinephrine. Since both norepinephrine and epinephrine can cause smooth muscle (arterial) contraction, care with blood pressure should be taken when supplementing with L-phenylalanine.
D,L-phenylalanine is a 50/50 mixture of its two stereoisomers.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
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Dosage and Use
Take one (1) capsule daily on an empty stomach in the morning, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Best utilized if taken with the co-factors vitamins B6 and C.
May cause anxiety, high blood pressure, and headache. Do not use if you have phenylketonuria. Do not use phenylalanine or tyrosine if you have cancer or muscular dystrophy. Because phenylalanine can elevate blood pressure in hypertensives, consult your healthcare practitioner if you have hypertension. Insomnia may occur from overstimulation if taken too close to bedtime.
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When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
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