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Reason for taking: Depression
2/4/2015 2:31:03 PM

Reviewer: knowitall, 35-44 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:
I have been taking 100 mg of 5HTP for a few years for anxiety/depression. My adult son takes it for anxiety as well. It takes away negative thinking and gives a positive outlook & clear thinking. I don't buy my vitamins at Walmart or Walgreens...you have to use good quality, no fillers. Companies like Natures Way, NOW, Country Life are the best ones. If someone had a negative review, I bel ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
2/1/2015 11:39:41 PM

Reviewer: MystikRider, 35-44 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:
I had tried Dr prescribed antidepressants and apart from the fact it didn't help, I didn't like the way it made me feel. My head always felt cloudy and I just didn't feel like myself. I decided to do some research and everything I read about 5HTP sounded exactly what I needed. A couple weeks after taking these, I was finally able to leave my room, not cry at the drop of a hat and funct ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
1/15/2015 2:30:19 PM

Reviewer: 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 have mild depression and generalized anxiety disorder. I take xanax for the anxiety as needed but am unable to tolerate prescription anti depressants due to side effects. I also tried St. John's Wort and it gave me horrible mood swings. I have only been on this supplement for a week but so far I am VERY happy with it. I notice a more positive mood and zero side effects.

Reason for taking: Depression
1/6/2015 6:47:38 PM

Reviewer: Aries, 55-64 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 use the 50Mg by NATROL. 45 capsules content. I use them to stay alert and sharp at work when communicating with customers over the phone. It wears off after 2-3 hrs, therefore I will take 1 with a small bite of food at 8am, another at around 10:15am, 1pm and around 3:30pm. I am 60 years old and have worked for the same company for almost 32 yrs. It keeps my mood positive throughout the da ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
1/2/2015 11:51:27 AM

Reviewer: karolsue2002, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my mom use this after my brother recommended it. Mom used it for almost 2 weeks. Within a week, she developed stomach upset and diarrhea. We thought it was the flu. Her symptoms have gotten worse. I checked here for side effects and now believe her symptoms are caused by this product.

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