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Reason for taking: Anxiety
5/20/2010 10:25:01 AM

Reviewer: MMari, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have ADHD and Anxiety. I Took this when i found it on a GNC web site under mood swings. I take aderol just to lessn the anxiety and my over activ over thinking mind. 2 days in and i do feel a lot better. I think less about the future and have been living in the now =) Only side effect so far for me is diharea and the first 10 min i get a lil headache and lightheaded =) i couldnt sleep last night ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
4/8/2010 6:11:19 PM

Reviewer: lisamcb1, 45-54 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 normally am a very happy person, but when I got extremely anxious, extreme overthinking to where I couldnt sleep,and felt depression coming on, I KNEW I had to do something. I had been on paxil a few years back and loved it. I needed it but didnt want to do it again. Within three days I felt good, five even better. And now into my second week, feel so much better. I only take 100MG five day ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
4/6/2010 10:53:56 AM

Reviewer: kay, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking 5-HTP daily for 7 yrs and haven't seen any harmful side effects with it. I have heard that it tends to make you photosensitive, which may explain the light headaches I get occasionally. However it really does work if taken as directed, helping to calm the nerves and promotes clear-thinking. I have a happier dispositon when I'm on a regimine and it regulates my appetite, ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
2/11/2010 5:51:43 AM

Reviewer: herbuser, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my mood improves within minutes of using it. helps my anxiety, panic attacks, depression, and insomnia. even helps the extreme and dangerous shaking anxiety i get after i stupidly drink alcohol. no other herb helps me so well with these extreme withdrawal symptoms. helps almost immediately and completely for my regular anxiety, but seems to take about a week before it is really helping with my ins ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
1/8/2010 1:59:19 PM

Reviewer: NicJo80, 25-34 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 had fluctuating GAD since I was sexually assaulted 6 years ago. I was initially on Lexapro, but wanted to get off of it because, while at first effective, it eventually made me a zombie. I am not constantly on it anymore, but when I feel anxiety/depression start to creep in (especially during winter months) I take 200 mg before bed, with a multi-vitamin, including a lot of B. I feel ... Show Full Comment

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