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Reason for taking: Anxiety
8/6/2010 4:34:49 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took 5-HTP that I purchased from a popular warehouse chain. The first night I started it I had a horrible nightmare that I don't think I would of been able to go to sleep afterwards had my husband not been right next to me. It helps with appetite control but I found if you don't continue with it you become more hungry. I was as hungry as a bear one day I did not take this. Also othere sh ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Anxiety
7/17/2010 11:26:45 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 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:
have taken every SSRI on the list and nothing has worked. My last attempt was to try Pristiq, but that made me sit there all day shaking my foot and clenching my fist. I decided to try 5-hhtp and with one dose (25mcg) i could feel calm wash over me. Best anti anxiety and depression cure for me so far. I'm sticking with it.

Reason for taking: Anxiety
7/15/2010 11:43:57 AM

Reviewer: Jul, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After having had unsatisfactory results over the years with various medications, I found this solution reccomended on Dr Amen's website, after having used 5-HTP in conjunction with fish oil and coQ13 since 1/10, I can honestly say that I feel BETTER!

Reason for taking: Anxiety
6/7/2010 9:57:20 AM

Reviewer: openroads, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
5HTP has been a supplement that I have used for over 6 years. It matters what you get and the level of potenctcy and purity. I have used Thorne in this product and truly has made a profound difference in my life. I take 1 3 x a day and the max I take is 2 3x a day. You can build it up gradually and it can also be a 2x a day am and pm or lunch and dinner. Mild depression and anxiety I have had for ... Show Full Comment

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

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