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    Reason for taking: Depression
    11/25/2014 12:43:50 PM

    Reviewer: Zoe, 35-44 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 been taking 5-HTP with Niacin for years. It helps subtly equalize mood swings brought on by PMS and promotes less anxiety and depression the rest of the month. I can tell a great deal of difference in my mood and behaviors when I miss a day. When missed I am a lot more susceptible to feelings of doubt at work and quicker to anger at home with my spouse. i am currently taking 100 mg 5-HTP wi ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    2/25/2014 9:30:56 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    right now I am satisfied with 5htp. I take source naturals 100mg one a day. I feel stronger and more alive whereas before I felt timid and quiet. I sleep but not quite where I want to be.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    1/24/2014 2:32:57 PM

    Reviewer: Female (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    worked well for me, had no side effects. lost some weight after taking this medication for 3 months

    Reason for taking: Depression
    1/17/2014 3:01:37 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This comment is for those of you who eventually get side effects. If you are experiencing anxiety, mind racing, etc after being on 5-htp, this is often the symptoms of serotonin syndrome. It means you do not need that much. Some of these doses are crazy. You should also drink green tea eith your 5-htp to protect your arteries (theoretical side effect). A side BENEFIT of green tea is that it ha ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    9/10/2013 5:14:22 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: 4

    Comment:
    I started taking 200mg 5-HTP spread over two doses each day, not for "depression" as such but for low mood. It's an important distinction as I can't make a recommendation for its effectiveness for severe depression. However, for my mood, I was amazed! It really works! I am noticeably brighter, less negative, more motivated, able to move about quicker and exercise, and my over ... Show Full Comment

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