Health Benefits Provided By L-Phenylalanine
L-Phenylalanine possesses many health benefits, among them, the ability to manage pain, and to control mood swings. On top of that it also heightens overall awareness and it helps regulate appetite. It can be used as a component in the synthesis of many different proteins that are naturally produced in the body. These pain relieving effects that L-Phenylalanine possess are believed to be connected to the fact that it also helps to produce endorphins in the brain, natural opiates that the body produces on its own.
Phenylalanine is also converted into Tyrosine in the body, which is another type of amino acid that creates proteins, hormones of the thyroid and various other chemicals in the brain. It also helps create the neurotransmitters Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, and Dopamine which are needed to send signals from one nerve cell to the next. Phenylalanine is also important to the liver, and is used in many different reactions.
Supplement FactsServing size: 500 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|L- Phenylalanine 500mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten and additives.
As a dietary supplement, take 500mg one to three times daily between meals, or as directed by physician.
L-PHENYLALANINE SIDE EFFECTS
Since this supplement has the potential to have serious effects on neurotransmitters and emotional responses in the brain, it should not be taken by anyone that is already being medicated for psychiatric conditions such as depression. Taking this along with antidepressants could elevate the blood pressure to very dangerous and possibly fatal levels. If you have been diagnosed with Phenylketonuria (a condition that causes the body to improperly metabolize Phenylalanine), this supplement must not be consumed.
Ignoring the suggested serving size of L-Phenylalanine or taking too much of it over long periods can cause adverse side effects such as headache, heartburn, heightened blood pressure, mood swings, anger agitation, nausea, insomnia, serious nerve damage and problems digesting Tyrosine. Anyone that routinely experiences high blood pressure or serious headaches like migraines should not take this supplement or consume foods that are high in Phenylalanine content. This product should also not be consumed by women who are pregnant or nursing and those with melanoma.
This vegetarian product dissolves slowly in water. The hotter the water, the more easily this substance dissolves. It has no discernible taste. It should be mixed with water or juice and then consumed.
There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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