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Posted 17 Apr 2017 by • 3 answers
I have drunk mostly organic red wine every evening for more than 20 years, but feel pretty awful drinking it since I began taking 5-HTP @ 50-100 mg per day. Note that my dose is part of a nutritional formulation that includes GABA, Passion flower and linden flowers. I also take a purple mushroom ...
Posted 19 Jun 2015 by • 2 answers
Posted 24 Sep 2017 by • 0 answers
I'm a 34 yr old female who has suffered from anxiety & depression off & on since I was a young girl. I've tried many antidepressants and natural supplants, had terrible outcomes w/some, & what I felt was relief w/others. I later felt that I wasn't my true self on ...
Posted 26 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
I am bipolar and on Seroquel 300mg. Would 5-HTP help or hinder me and would in interact with my medication?
Posted 7 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I have been diagnozed with depression, although I am no sad, but it is true that I lost all interest in life! I have been told that it is the lack of seratonine in my brain... Can 5-htp help in providing seratonine? how long should I take it?, is the withdrowal difficult and how do I do it? Thank ...
Posted 1 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
Hi I was taking 20 mg citalopram for approximately 10 years mostly with exceptions of the months I was pregnant I stopped taking it a few months ago and feel awful I started taking brain food 5-htp but not having any effect after a week I was wondering is herbal alternatives any good or shall I go ...
Posted 7 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
I'm currently on 20mg citalopram and I tried 5-htp to help with sleeping. I've been looking online and apparently it's very dangerous! It's the first time I have taken them together and (obviously) because of what the Internet is telling me I'm getting extremely worried! ...
Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 2 answers
How long does it take to work I just feel dowsy thinking of not taking it any more
5-Hydroxytryptophan - Is it safe to take 5 HTP for extended periods of time or should it be stopped?
Posted 8 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
Posted 24 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I started on 5hpt yesterday and I felt great. I took 100mg 3 times daily without food, the last dose was about an hour before bed. I don't think I got any sleep at all. Has anyone had success by lowering the dose or shifting the times taken.
Posted 6 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
I took latuda 40mg for depression and abnormal/negative thinking, but I am still depressed get these unwanted thoughts and always scared of something as if something is going to happen to me. I can't laugh fully or enjoy life. So I decided to try 5-HTP and not take my other medicine. I am ...
Posted 19 Oct 2016 by • 5 answers
Also panic attacks
Posted 28 Apr 2016 by • 3 answers
I've had bad experiences with anti-depressants and anxiety medications and want to try a more natural method. I've taken 5 htp off and on over the years and haven't noticed any change. Maybe I didn't take it regularly enough. But I recently started taking it again (200 MG a day) ...
Posted 24 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
I am just starting, hoping for some depression relief without having to get to the "meds" necessity. I have had success with Sam-E before, and had this suggested to me because of the lower side effects listed over conventional meds. I guess I want to know how long to expect to be on it ...
Posted 27 Feb 2015 by • 3 answers
I started taking SAMe (400 mg in the morning) for mild depression, but found it makes me very sleepy during? the day about 4 hours after taking it. This doesn't seem to be a common side effect; so I'm wondering if I should start taking it at night (I have some sleeping issues as well), or ...
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