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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 8 Jul 2010 by • 10 answers
She's been recently been dealing with depression and severe anxiety issues, but already takes Imitrex for the occasional migraine and Melatonin to help her sleep. She can't really afford to get any other prescription medications, so she wanted to take something natural like St John's ...
Posted 19 Jun 2015 by • 2 answers
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 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 ...
Posted 19 Nov 2012 by • 5 answers
I've been taking 5-htp for about a week, and ever since I started taking it, my kidneys have been sore. I can't find any information about this, does anyone have any idea?
Posted 7 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer
Going up to 300 Lamictal this week and trying to decide to add small dose of Prozac for depression if the Lamictal doesn't relieve it or 5-HTP at night before bedtime. It's a bit complicated and I need to know if it is safe and if it works. I am going to have to wean myself off the Ativan ...
Posted 17 Dec 2011 by • 5 answers
I'm repeating this with change to conversation rather than one answer. Thought maybe somebody would see it and answer if I changed to "start a conversation." Is 5-HTP safe with Lamictal, ativan, klonopin seroquel? My doctor says it is and a compounding pharmacist/chemist said it ...
Posted 5 Sep 2014 by • 6 answers
... refuses to change any of my meds again as I have finally become a balanced person without experiencing anymore episodes. This after a long, long journey of trial and error. I'm finally free from the torment. Just one thing, I cannot live life as a fat person. I've been going to the ...
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 7 Jun 2014 by • 1 answer
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 19 Oct 2016 by • 5 answers
Also panic attacks
Posted 13 Aug 2010 by • 1 answer
5-HTP - Hello: I am a recovering opiate addict who is looking for an herbal way to calm myself down?
Posted 23 Aug 2011 by • 3 answers
5-HTP - Hello: I am a recovering opiate addict who is looking for an herbal way to calm myself down ... and especially get some good sleep. Will this product work for me?? Are there any side affects that will cause me any anxiety or nervousness. That's what I am afraid of...
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