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Reason for taking: Other
3/8/2013 3:56:23 PM

Reviewer: cthompson2151, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking to improve mood. Helped immensely but noticed about 3 days into it that my mouth burned and my tongue and lips were swollen. Stopped taking it for about 10 days and it gradually subsided. To see for sure if was allergic reaction to the 5-HTP, tried it again for single dose and am suffering from burning mouth 4 days later. Will not try again.

Reason for taking: Other
2/18/2013 4:11:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started taking 200mg 5HTP 2 weeks ago for insomnia. Started sleeping better after 2 doses. Still wake about 3 am but am able to return to sleep easily. 3 positive side effects for me was appetite suppression and I feel less anxious and the tenitis I have had for years is gone. However, the negative side effect that just started today is extreme dizziness. If I turn my head up or down on an ang ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
2/16/2013 11:52:06 AM

Reviewer: Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
In the process of investigating a common link between health challenges I battle, migraines, fibromyalgia, and sleep apnea and considering my daughter's anxiety disorder and son's CD I came upon this article.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ PMC3108661/ Amino acid-responsive Crohn’s disease: a case study. Given serotonin and dopamine's roles in good health, I wonder at the ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Other
2/6/2013 5:56:08 AM

Reviewer: Flowergarden, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I believe I have come down with EMS as I have begun having tenderness throughout my body similar to burning at various points.

Reason for taking: Other
2/4/2013 1:57:01 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 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 started my 14 year old daughter on 25mg 5-htp once a day. Her overall mood and happiness has improved greatly. She has a more positive outlook on school, friends and family life. Her skin is clearing up and she feels better about herself. She suffers from severe pms, and 5-htp helps that too. I would recommened this to anyone who looks at life with a negative attitude. It helped my daughter

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