Source Naturals, DLPA, 750 mg, 60 Tablets27 Reviews
0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: SNS-00165
- UPC Code: 021078001652
- Package Quantity: 60 Tablets
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3.6 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 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 amino acids 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 discomfort. 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 3 tablets daily.
Dibasic calcium phosphate, stearic acid, sorbitol, 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 containing MAO or SSR inhibitors. 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.
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iHerb Customer Reviews
I have been getting DLPA from I-Herb for a while now and find that it does indeed help with my mind's control of pain and an all over joint relaxing feeling.
I love this stuff! I started using DLPA quite a few years ago for pain. I've never switched brands, but tried not taking it for awhile and after two weeks, could hardly walk. As soon as I started taking it again, the pain subsided. You hear a lot of bad things about phenylalanine, but I can't live without this stuff!