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Does anyone drink alcohol while taking 5-HTP?

Posted 17 Apr 2017 by Portend 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 ...

5-HTP - Can I combine this with Seroquel?

Posted 26 Aug 2017 by xxgala1009xx 2 answers

I am bipolar and on Seroquel 300mg. Would 5-HTP help or hinder me and would in interact with my medication?

Lexapro, L-Tryptophan & GABA, or 5 HTP?!

Posted 24 Sep 2017 by Crestfallen88 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 ...

Citalopram and 5-htp?

Posted 7 Feb 2015 by Tatty77 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! ...

I'm 74 and lack seratonine?

Posted 7 Aug 2017 by cricri29 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 ...

Hi I was taking 20 mg citalopram for approximately 10 years mostly ocitalopram for a couple?

Posted 1 Jun 2017 by Scooby79 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 ...

5-HTP - When should I take 5hpt?

Posted 24 Dec 2015 by Ramac 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.

5-HTP - What can I take along with 5 htp for depression and high anxiety?

Posted 28 Apr 2016 by Alsdcc1985 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) ...

5-HTP - I took 50 mg of these with B6 complete and made me feel drowsy is this normal?

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by Kellyann36 2 answers

How long does it take to work I just feel dowsy thinking of not taking it any more

5-Hydroxytryptophan - How long does it take 5-HTP to work?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by Hajira 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 ...

Depression - SAMe & Drowsiness? Night or Day?

Posted 27 Feb 2015 by Sara Tone 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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