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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.

Reason for taking: Depression
12/22/2014 5:23:55 PM

Reviewer: Snowyone, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had depression since I was in my 20's and I'm 63 now and have probably taken every antidepressant on the market. I was recently diagnosed with Sjogrens Syndrome...and antidepressants cause dry mouth and also dry eye. Cymbalta was making me miserable with the dry, painful eye symptoms. So I got off of it after taking it for years, it was horrible getting off of it. I read on a dr ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
12/7/2014 2:50:08 PM

Reviewer: miss123, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had depression since age 11. I am now 27. I went on anti-depressants for a while and felt more suicidal, so I struggled fighting depression without meds. Since taking 5htp, I sleep a lot better and my mood had been lifted. Yes, it's not a miracle pill which will solve my illness, but it has aided me very well. I feel a weight has been lifted and there are days when I actually feel very ... Show Full Comment

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
11/23/2014 6:16:40 PM

Reviewer: aquilldiane, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I just started taking 100 mg 2 days ago with breakfast; it make me feel jittery and lightheaded. Has anyone else felt anything like this?

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