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Serotonin is a neurotransmitter in the brain associated with positive moods and restful sleep.39-42 To produce and maintain optimum serotonin levels, your body requires tryptophan, an essential amino acid the body can’t produce.39
In the body, tryptophan has been shown to improve sleep,41,42 enhance mood,39,40,42 and modulate stress.43 So Life Extension offers Optimized Tryptophan Plus to broadly and powerfully support tryptophan levels already within the normal range.
The basis for this formula is premium L-tryptophan, which has undergone significantly more rigorous manufacturing processes than regular tryptophan material to assure the highest purity and safety.
In addition to an optimum amount of premium tryptophan … this formula also provides a unique, balanced supply of other nutrients found to help maintain tryptophan activity in the body.44-46 Those nutrients include lysine, niacinamide, and extracts of hops and rosemary to provide nutritive support for the body’s production of serotonin.
Serving Size 3 vegetarian capsules
Servings Per Container 30
Niacin (as niacinamide)
L-Lysine (as L-Lysine HCl)
Proprietary Tryptophan Plus Blend
Perluxan® Hops Standardized Extract (Humulus
lupulus) (cones) and Ursole™ Rosemary standardized
Extract (Rosmarinus officinalis) (leaves)
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), maltodextrin, modified food starch, ascorbyl palmitate, silica, medium chain triglycerides.
Perluxan® is used by permission.
Ursole™ is a trademark of Vitiva d. d., Slovenia.
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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from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Comments about Life Extension Optimized Tryptophan Plus, 90 vegetarian capsules:
This product really Works in helping you sleep. I was taking three as recommended, and cut it down to one when needed. It really promotes great sleep,
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Mary kay
from Hinsdale, illinois
About Me Health Conscious
I use about 30 mins before bed, gives a deep sleep. Can cause nightmares if you take too much.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Detroit Mi.
I had high hopes that this product would help me get to sleep a little easier and was disappointed when it had no noticeable effect.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Use at night as a sleep aid.
from Miramar Beach, Florida
Have used this for years at bedtime. I am very satisfied with it. I was more than a little annoyed when it was temporarily discontinued from your product line!
Goodbye sleeplessness and irritability!
from Lake Havasu City AZ
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I use this to have a deep sleep and when I am irritable during the day. Very effective for me. So glad Life Extension offers again.
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