- MFG # 01722
- UPC # 737870172291
Alleviate stress and promote mood balance with L-Tryptophan Vegetarian Capsules from Life Extension®. This dietary supplement may relax your mind and help you sleep better at night.
L-Tryptophan is an essential amino acid found in plant and animal proteins. It is not produced by your body but must be acquired from food. L-Tryptophan‚ or tryptophan‚ may produce the neurotransmitter serotonin in your brain to promote mood balance‚ improve attention‚ and boost memory. Serotonin may also reduce pain‚ fight inflammation‚ and support certain body functions.
The tryptophan present in your brain is converted to serotonin that your body uses to make the hormone melatonin‚ which regulates your sleep cycle. Thus‚ tryptophan in this dietary supplement from Life Extension® plays an important role in regulating your mood‚ learning‚ memory‚ sleep‚ and appetite.
Include L-Tryptophan Vegetarian Capsules from Life Extension® in your everyday diet and it may support healthy transmission of brain signals between the nerve cells to reduce irritability‚ anxiety‚ disturbed sleep‚ and frequent mood swings.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 90
Amount Per Serving
L-Tryptophan 500 mg
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule)‚ microcrystalline cellulose‚ ascorbyl palmitate‚ silica‚ medium chain triglycerides.
Take one capsule 1 to 3 times daily on an empty stomach‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
For maximum absorption‚ take with a small amount of carbohydrate‚ such as diluted juice.
Best if taken separately from protein and amino acids.
Consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are taking prescription medications (e.g. MAOI and SSRI antidepressants) for depression. Concomitant use of L-tryptophan with antidepressant medications has the potential to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome‚ characterized by symptoms like confusion‚ sweating‚ agitation‚ nausea‚ involuntary muscle contractions‚ and racing heartbeat. Do not use L-tryptophan before driving or operating heavy machinery.
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