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    Reason for taking: Depression
    1/30/2011 8:57:56 PM

    Reviewer: kamalalives, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I discovered 5-HTP reading Julia Ross's 'The Mood Cure' which discusses the affects of amino acids and nutrition on mood disorders. Having suffered from major depression for over a year, declining my doctor's recommendation for SSRIs, I'm frankly surprised that after only 4 days I am feeling better. Have enjoyed restful sleep for the last 2 nights (first in many months) a ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    1/16/2011 10:21:35 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I currently take Lexapro & Neurontin for Major Depressive Disorder. I was quite depressed still, thru Oct & Nov. A health food store person recommended 5-HTP. I began taking it and my mood has increased. However, I don't know if that's from the 5-HTP or that my SAD has passed. I also just found out that Lexapro and 5-HTP taken together without monitoring by a dr., can cause Seroton ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/21/2010 2:18:05 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I began having issues with depression and anxiety about nine months after my father passed away. With a terminal parent, a new baby and a full time job . . . I never had an oppurtunity to deal with all the emotions and eventually, it hit me like a ton of bricks. I didn't even know there was a problem until I had a severe panic attack and ended up in the emergency room. I was put on antidep ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    12/13/2010 1:13:11 AM

    Reviewer: NO longer Post pardom, 25-34 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:
    It makes you very happy almost slap happy the first day or two. After three or four days you fell like a normal person again. Happy when you should be, yes you still feel emotions, you get sad when appropriate but not depressed for no good reason.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    10/16/2010 8:52:52 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:
    So far so good! I started 5 htp over a month ago at 100 mg 1st thing in the morning. It has helped lift my depression and pms symptoms. I just recently added sameE because I heard the two work well together - we'll see. Best part of 5 htp is no side effects that I can tell.

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