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    Reason for taking: Depression
    5/8/2015 4:15:39 PM

    Reviewer: themedspeds, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I get random severe depressive episodes usually every 4-5 years. When these episodes began I have low mood (except at night time), anxiety and sleep maintenance insomnia. I purchased this product after about a week of my depressive episode. I took one pill a day for the first weeks then switched to 2. After about 2 months I gave up because I didn't feel any different. Luckily there were no add ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/15/2015 5:31:15 PM

    Reviewer: bittymommy, 25-34 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 began taking this product for the postpartum depression I experienced after having my first child. I took 100mgs for about four months. My depression didn't lift, but I would experience an uncomfortable euphoria at random times. I decided to slowly wean myself off (under doctor's advice). I never experienced a true panic attack until that weaning process. I had severe panic attacks, ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/10/2015 11:02:18 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took 1 capsule and within 1/2hour I was asleep. my dog woke me up after 2 hours. I was really shaken up and kind of euphoric. I called my wife at work and she said stay put until she got home. I walked out to mailbox,like an old drunk ,got mail went to chair ,fell asleep. After dinner she took me to bed and i slept all night. That's the first and last pill I taking. i

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/4/2015 12:25:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After dealing with anxiety and depression for the past two years, doctors decided to put me on Zoloft. They put me on a normal starting dose, and by day 5 I had serious symptoms of serotonin syndrome. It was terrifying. I was discouraged, but a friend of mine told me about 5-HTP. I have been taking it for about 2 weeks now and I felt the positive effects by the 2nd day. I sleep better, I eat bette ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/3/2015 10:58:52 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started taking 5-Htp for depression and stess. The first 2 days improved my mood but the side effects were more serious than any review showed online. I began with a 100 mg tablet by Natrol per day after lunch. After day 2 I started to experience light headedness, headache,dizziness, brain fog, muscle weakness/pain/numbness, vivid dreams and waking nightmares, muscle twitching, chills, chest pa ... Show Full Comment

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