- PhenylalanineAmino AcidMoodFocusEnergy
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Top Phenylalanine Products* ❯View User Ratings* ❯*Affiliate LinksOVERVIEW: Phenylalanine is an amino acid that has three forms: L-phenylalanine, D-phenylalanine, and DL-phenylalanine. Of these forms, only L-phenylalanine is an essential amino acid that is found in proteins. READ MORE...USED FOR: Depression, ADHD, Parkinson's disease, Chronic pain, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Alcohol withdrawal, Vitiligo.MECHANISM: Phenylalanine crosses the blood-brain barrier and has effects on the functioning of the central nervous system. It is also involved in the creation of various hormones and neurotransmitters including dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. READ MORE...DOSAGE: 100-5000 mg daily; average dosage 1000-2000 mg daily; Dosage varies due to reason for taking.SIDE EFFECTS: Rated as Possibly Safe when L-phenylalanine is used orally for therapeutic purposes. Normally well tolerated in individuals without preexisting conditions; mild side effects include nausea, headache, and heartburn. May cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.INTERACTIONS: Antipsychotic drugs, Baclofen, Levodopa, MAOIs. No known interactions with any herbs or supplements. Phenylalanine supplements can cause various serious adverse effects in individuals with phenylketonuria (PKU) or other phenylalanine metabolism disorders. May have negative effects in individuals with schizophrenia.
- Precursor for the production of dopamine
- Supports mood & combats stress
- Boosts energy & mental focus