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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:
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.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 90
Vitamin C (as ascorbyl palmitate)
Other ingredients: vegetable cellulose (capsule), microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, silica, medium chain triglycerides.
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 Pittsburgh, PA
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Comments about Life Extension L-Tryptophan, 500 mg 90 vegetarian capsules:
L-Tryptophan is nothing new; I have been familiar with it ever since a holistic doctor prescribed it for my brother who was suffering from a nervous condition (almost 40 years ago).This is not a sedative or tranquilizer but a 'tranquil'-izer as I like to call it, because of the tranquil feeling that you get from taking tryptophan. It works great for calming the mind in order for a good night's sleep.L-Tryptophan will not 'knock you out' like a drug. It will simply enable or assist a natural brain function that promotes a noticeable calming effect. It's safe and effective.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
I'll sleep on it!
By gordan the retired!!!
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Occasionally use for sleep help. Kind of hard toswallow.
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