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Reason for taking: Depression
5/29/2011 2:36:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been in a "funk" for about 9months since moving from the Desert SW to PA and missing friends - climate etc. I also had issues getting out of bed in the morning and hitting the gym, walking the dog etc.. and have gained 30lbs.. I had been reading about 5-HTP and seeing the results from comments such as below have been having on peoples lives so decided to try for myself.. what di ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/23/2011 3:51:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i became severely depressed like total breakdown almost all the time depression. no zest for life and so on. and i know to begin with ive always had MINOR depression problem but i did some partying a while back and i ate extascy. well doing that extremely depleated my serotonin and was causing the crazy depression and i knew it. my friend recommended 5htp to build it back up, and like others - i f ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/20/2011 2:04:37 PM

Reviewer: jen879902, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My story seems to be the same as everyone else's. I have dealt w depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember and have always been on something for it. When I was on medication I was extremely forgetful and clumsy, and I never thought it was the meds. Then I was told to try this out and since I have been on it (3 months now) I have my brain and happiness back! This has been the greate ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/16/2011 2:08:31 AM

Reviewer: violentmom, 25-34 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 took my very first pill of 5-HTP. I have manic depression, empty-minded, forgetful and always always angry, VIOLENT for no reason or any slight reason. I am not sure if the medicine kick in so fast coz its only been 4 hrs since i took my very first pill..yep today. And i feel happy, light. First time in 5 years that I ACTUALLY LAUGH ..so HAppy that did not notice the tears in my eyes. And to thi ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/1/2011 5:53:16 PM

Reviewer: Aboa, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried different meds for depression and anxiety till a Psychologist recommend me to try 5-HTP. It really helps me a lot. I used to take Lexapro but there were too many side effects that I have experienced.

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