Definition of DLPA:

D.L-Phenylalanine: A 50-50 mixture of d-phenylalanine and l-phenylalanine.  May help alleviate chronic pain by increasing endorphin activity (the body s natural painkillers).

Topics Related to DLPA

Low Back Pain

...recommendation L-Phenylalanine
“...It was discovered that d- and dl-Phenylalanine (DLPA), but not l-Phenylalanine, inhibit several of the enzymes responsible for endorphin destruction...”


...as a treatment
“...Source: DLPA is a mixture of the essential amino acid LPA and its mirror image DPA...”
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