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Reason for taking: Anxiety
2/4/2015 2:26:09 PM

Reviewer: knowitall, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking 100 mg of 5HTP for a few years for anxiety/depression. My adult son takes it for anxiety as well. It takes away negative thinking and gives a positive outlook & clear thinking. I don't buy my vitamins at Walmart or Walgreens...you have to use good quality, no fillers. Companies like Natures Way, NOW, Country Life are the best ones. If someone had a negative review, I be ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
1/16/2015 9:37:54 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking 5htp for anxiety, natrol extended and felt it worked very well, and easy to take, but after a year had bad liver count. Dr. Had me go off of it for three months and retest,..liver was better, then test again after about a year, and back to normal, so if you take it be sure to get liver tests, it must affect some people in a negative way. I do not take it now.

Reason for taking: Anxiety
1/9/2015 7:24:42 PM

Reviewer: Eva0, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Works great.. Stopped taking it because it caused digestive distress and stopped my menstration.

Reason for taking: Anxiety
1/7/2015 9:18:42 PM

Reviewer: malinda, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking 5-HTP 100 mg once a day for 8 months. I started taking it in the morning with breakfast, but got lightheaded, jittery symptoms as one other reviewer mentioned, but switched to taking only in the evening with my meal and have had no other side effects. I now sleep more consistently well throughout each night and have much fewer episodes of anxiety and depression.

Reason for taking: Anxiety
10/28/2014 8:20:48 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started using 50mg/day and didn't feel any results. After started using 150mg/day and the results were amazing. Started feeling much better and stoped eating sugar due to the anxiety.

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