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Reason for taking: Depression
9/23/2010 11:55:54 AM

Reviewer: rominamq, 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:
I used to take Prozac and since it started working less and less I decided to start on 5-HTP. I take 100mg every morning. At first I got nauseous after eating my breakfast but that slowly went away after one week of taking it. Now I'm having these nervous ticks, like a tingling all over my body (the kind you get when you hit your funny bone, but it doesn't hurt — and it's all over). ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
9/13/2010 10:50:12 PM

Reviewer: dvdmomof3, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was depressed and had anxieties for a few years number of years. I didn't relize I was off balance because of my depression. I have been taking the 5 htp for over 4 months now and not only did my depression disappear, I lost 35lbs and my cycle is finally back on track like it used to be over 9 years ago before having my 3rd child. I never had any side effects! It has given me my life back an ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
8/19/2010 9:37:40 PM

Reviewer: algoma, 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 am in my early 50's and have been just feeling blah, no energy, not wanting to do anything,just not happy with life. I had also been gaining weight and being very agitated with anyone especially my dear sweet husband whom I would bite his head off at any given moment. My husband wanted me to see a Dr. any Dr.! He couldn't take my mood swings any longer. More than half of the population i ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
7/29/2010 10:12:15 PM

Reviewer: cloudyjewel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My Dr put me on 5-Htp after the birth of my daughter since I had severe side effects to most standard anti-depressants. I was suffering from moderate depression and Fibromyalgia. I nursed my daughter for a year while taking it and have not had any ill effects in either of us. Instead, this product has helped TREMENDOUSLY with depression, anxiety, and has given me an overall feeling of well-being a ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
7/14/2010 12:42:47 PM

Reviewer: None, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I really think this stuff may make a difference.

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