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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 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 21 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
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 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 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 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 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 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 22 Aug 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 23 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
... twice a week and benefit from it?
Posted 7 Jun 2014 by • 1 answer
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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