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    Reason for taking: Depression
    5/5/2016 6:40:58 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    good for light depression. works for me.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/17/2016 10:42:23 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had to stop taking after 9 days due to dizziness, nausea and eventually a black out. Still suffering from occassional nausea and vomiting 2 weeks later. Only took 100mg daily before bed and would not recommend 5htp as it made me very ill.

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/6/2016 7:29:37 PM

    Reviewer: pms psycho, 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:
    Totally recommend this to anyone. I have been suffering with depression,so bad that i would just sleep for days just to stay alive. up to the point where if there was stressfull situation,my body's response was immediate sleepiness,as in my sleep i feel safe and like i can run away from it all. i also suffer from terrible pms( worsened due to hormone imbalance caused by endometriosis and ova ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    4/3/2016 4:12:01 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I used it to help me discontinue citalopram, as tapering off without supplementation always ended at 10mg citalopram when I was starting to get nightmares, wake up with anxiety and fast heartbeat and feel brain fog headache through the day which interfered with work. I took just 50mg 5-HTP every evening and that was enough to help me finish with SSRIs. I wasn't expecting much at first, but ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Depression
    3/2/2016 2:09:54 PM

    Reviewer: 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 struggle with seasonal depression. For the past 2 winters, I have taken 5-HTP 200 mg time release daily, along with fish oil for 2-3 months, and have managed my depression well. I definitely recommend this over traditional anti-depressants!

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