Dosage -220mg daily or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Best taken away from other protein containing foods.
Current government proposals have led to conservative restrictions on L-tryptophan dosage (hence 220mg), despite the known benefits of higher dose availability. Currently the Netherlands permits doses of up to 600mg, and Japan that allows 1g to be consumed in supplement form.
No adverse effects noted at normal dosage (up to 2g per day).
Potential applications Depression, insomnia and sleep disorders, eating disorders, weight loss, migraine and tension headaches, motion sickness, fibromyalgia. There is a wealth of evidence that suggests that low serotonin levels are a common consequence of modern living. The lifestyle and dietary practices of manynpeople living in this stress-filled era result in lowered levels of serotonin within the brain.