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Reason for taking: Depression
8/11/2011 9:33:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
WebMD says not to take 5-HTP till more is known. However, the article is NOT dated! There was a scare about 5HTP in 1988 due to a contaminated batch from Japan, coming from the labs of Showa Denko caused 37 deaths and 1500 permanent disablements. Controversy at the time between big pharmas, the biotech and FDA resulted in a blanket ban of 5HTP. Pharmas would rather sell you the more expensive ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
7/15/2011 1:35:15 PM

Reviewer: Donnie3698, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Well I used to smoke ALOT of weed, and since then I haven't been the same. this ha actually made me happier than I was when I was smoking weed, mainly because I feel alive again, and i don't have to worry about the law or drug tests. This is what I have been looking for. I found this out by someone on this site actually and I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart, and my family th ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
6/14/2011 3:31:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken 5-HTP for about nine years with no side effects. Before that I took Prozac and Effexor which made me sleepy, and feel like I was in a dream-like state all the time. I also tried ST. John's Wart and Kava Kava with little success. After takeing 5-HTP at 100mg three times a day for a couple of weeks I felt more like myself than I had in years. I also took a multi vitimin, B6, and Na ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
6/11/2011 6:58:00 PM

Reviewer: E2BD, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
If I felt the "voice of depression" coming back, I would take a couple of Holland and Barrett's 50 mg 5HTP capsules in the evening before bed. I slept very well, and woke refreshed, feeling much better, happy and alert. I understand it might help with Melatonin levels as well as Serotonin. I don't rely on it all the time, just maybe for a day or two if I feel really bad, and ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
6/6/2011 11:05:15 PM

Reviewer: HTPSupport, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This pill is unbelievable. I suffered from horrible depression for close to 10 years. I had 0 serotonin from chronic use of THC. This drug (within 10 minutes) completely changed me from a suicidal, depressed and angry person...to myself again. Please if you're depressed for the same reasons this drug will save your life.

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