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User Reviews & Ratings - GABA (GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID)

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of GABA (GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID).

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Reason for taking: Other
2/14/2014 7:06:51 PM

Reviewer: Slumber, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Whether it helps is a bit dubious but considering I have tried many things to help me sleep and help the wife sleep, GABA has some benefit. I'm a skeptic. The wife and I have two different problems sleeping. I sleep great but not enough. She has anxiety and some nerve pain. The anxiety is the one that keeps her awake. Here is the combo that has added time to my sleep and calmed her. 750mg GABA ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
12/24/2013 10:48:24 AM

Reviewer: ?, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using this product for about five months , to aid restful sleep. However , acting on advice from a pharmacist , I take only one 200mg tablet each evening , for 5 days continuously , and then abstain for 2 days before starting again , to avoid psychological dependence. In my experience , failure to strictly follow these guide-lines can result in depression and erratic behaviour.

Reason for taking: Other
12/4/2013 11:39:29 PM

Reviewer: Liz, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking Gaba for anxiety attacks and have been taking it both in the morning and evening for two months now. Amazingly it has worked great for the anxiety attacks but in the last few weeks I have felt unbelievably tired and exhausted all day. I think the problem is that I was taking 2 capsules in the morning and 1-2 at night. I couldn't understand why I felt so tired and exhausted all ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
9/19/2013 12:08:11 AM

Reviewer: New life, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking GABA at 1000 mg I have chronic pain, anxiety, depression and sleep issues due to a condition called fibromyalgia. I see no huge differences with my sleep. But before I woke up everyday in pain and now I don't. Depression is well managed and I am not having any anxiety. I don't have an over medicated calm just a clear mind more myself calm. I also lost 30lbs. I workout 3x ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
7/3/2013 4:27:01 PM

Reviewer: Casey, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Wondering if over sensitive pain receptors in my hands would be due to using GABA? Anyone had any experience of pain in your hands? Otherwise great for treating anxiety.

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