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    Reason for taking: Depression
    8/28/2017 6:54:06 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've suffered from Fibromyalgia and depression all my life. I had heard the benefits of 5HTP and tried it. About 1 week of taking 100mg I had NO more pain. THIS is my CURE for Fibro! I also, miraculously, had a substantial mood lift and now I don't take antidepressants anymore. My only fear with 5HTP is the possible side effect of Heart Valve Leak Damage. It has been reported that th ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    8/21/2017 5:47:36 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Went thru some tough times really depressing. Felt blah all the time. I'm in perfect health but just always felt off. Started taking spring valley 5-htp 300mg every other day. Wow! what change I feel great.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    6/1/2017 4:56:17 PM

    Reviewer: Aliveinthedance, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have a tough time with SSRIs, and tried 5HTP on my doctor's advice. The first week was AMAZING, and I felt better than ever. By week two I was overly emotional, and by week three crying over everything and getting severe heart palpitations. Tears and palpitations went away immediately upon discontinuing. I was disappointed as I really wanted this supplement to work. Depression after sto ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/25/2017 10:49:35 AM

    Reviewer: kcladyz, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am trying to get off antidepressants. I tried 100mg twice a day. Day 1 no results and had insomnia but the insomnia may be unrelated? On day two felt a tad sick but then felt very calm and relaxed like Xanax did for me. I am quite amazed on how stress free and relaxed I am without being sleepy. I want to get the 50mg tablet which i think would be better. 100 mg is probably too much to sta ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/31/2016 9:16:05 AM

    Reviewer: Happy, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been depressed for as long as I can remember leading to a suicide attempt and long term hospitalization. I took seroquil for depression in the past which was horrible. I started with 100mg at night of 5htp and I felt like I was high on MDMA and couldn't sleep at all. However I'm now taking 50mg in the am and I've only had positive symptoms. 5htp has turned my entire life aroun ... Show Full Comment

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