This special formulation was designed to help promote the production of the body's natural endorphins. Natural endorphins are a family of molecules scientists call "nature's pain-killers".* This natural response relaxes your mood, achiness, and is critically important to your health and peace of mind.*
A key ingredient in EndorphiGen® is D-Phenylalanine (DPA), which is sometimes confused with L-Phenylalanine. In the body, L-Phenylalanine is normally converted into tyrosine and later into dopamine, which is associated with an improved mood.* D-Phenylalanine works a little different. While also acting on mood, it does something L-Phenylalanine does not. It is extremely potent at hindering the body's natural destruction of endorphins:*
DPA is the mirror image of L-Phenylalanine, but it's a much more potent endorphin booster. DPA is a rare substance known to effectively and safely neutralize the enzymes in the brain that destroy endorphins.
- Julia Ross "The Mood Cure"
Furthermore, L-Phenylalanine works to increase blood pressure, and higher blood pressure tends to increase the perception of pain.* For this reason supplementing with DPA without the L- form (not DLPA) can offer a more targetted approach to pain management.*