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NOW Foods L-Phenylalanine 500mg

    L-phenylalanine is converted into tyrosine, which is a precursor to the neurotransmitters dopamine and noradrenaline. It is used to treat Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia, and it is good for reducing pain. Phenylalanine aids in melatonin production, which is synthesized from serotonin. Increased melatonin is necessary for a good night’s sleep. Buy NOW Foods L-Phenylalanine 500mg … Read more

    Source Naturals Theanine

      One of the first “smart drugs” I began taking was l-theanine. I was looking for something to replace benzodiazepines for anxiety and stumbled across some articles. Theanine is most commonly found in green tea and is a common supplement in Japan. Fun facts: Theanine directly stimulates the alpha brain waves, which are most affected during … Read more

      NOW Foods L-Tyrosine 500mg (120cap)

        L-Tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid that comes from the amino acid phenylalanine. It is converted into dopamine and norepinephrine and found in nuts, fish, and poultry. Supplementation with both tyrosine and phenylalanine leads to alertness and mental arousal. It may also have a positive effect on your mood. Tyrosine deficiency is thought to be … Read more