Source Naturals, DLPA, 375 mg, 120 Tablets17 Reviews
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0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
- Product Code: SNS-00163
- UPC Code: 021078001638
- Package Quantity: 120 Tablets
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3.7 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- Supports An Alert State
DL-Phenylalanine, or DLPA, is a 50/50 mixture of the D- and L- forms of the amino acid phenylalanine (phenylalanine is one of the few aminos that can be utilized in its D- form). Researchers believe that D-phenylalanine (DPA) inhibits the action of an enzyme that breaks down endorphins and enkephalins. These are proteins that bind to opioid receptor sites in the brain, thereby influencing the perception of minor discomfort associated with normal physiological processes. By obstructing the action of this enzyme, DPA may extend the life of endorphins and enkephalins and their positive influence on comfort levels. L-Phenylalanine is the precursor to two neurotransmitters that help support an alert state.
1 to 2 tablets 1 to 2 times daily.
Dibasic calcium phosphate, sorbitol, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, colloidal silicon dioxide, and modified cellulose gum.
Contains phenylalanine. Not to be used by phenylketonurics, women who are pregnant, may become pregnant, or breastfeeding, or with antidepressant drugs such as MAOIs or SSRIs. If you have chronic high blood pressure, take after meals and/or consult your health care professional.
Do not use if either tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 2 Tablets|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|†Daily Value not established|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I have been using DLPA for years for depression, and this brand works well for me. It is also the cheapest I've found. I like the 375mg because you can split dosage more readily.
I am taking this supplement with 4 others for my issues with depression. I've been taking them all for three weeks, and I'm starting to feel a difference. I'm happy I'm able to go the natural way and not experience any side affects like I would with typical SSRIs. As always, iHerb has the best prices on the net, and their website is laid out in an easy-to-research format. And, you can't beat the shipping deal! Overall, I am very satisfied with this product and the 4 others I am taking.