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Now Foods, 5-HTP, Double Strength, 200 mg, 120 Veggie Caps

$37.81
$59.99
C$ 47.70
Savings of: $22.18 (37% off)
4.4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews
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Helps Ease Anxiety and OCD Thoughts and Rituals

2 people found the following review helpful

Posted by rabbit on Aug 22, 2012

I have taken this brand of 5-HTP for years and it has greatly improved my quality of life. It cured my insomnia and I am now able to sleep through the night. It has helped immensely in lessening my depression. It also helps ease anxiety as well as OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder) thoughts and rituals. In some ways, it works immediately - The first time that I took the 5-HTP, in about 30 minutes, I felt euphoric - happy, relaxed, and sleepy. I slept through the night, and still do. It was a relief to know that it worked that fast. It takes maybe three to four weeks to notice more permanent changes in mood, like an all-day improvement in depression, instead of the immediate effect that it has after you take it because it is leveling out the seratonin/melatonin levels in the brain. It has been compared to traditional anti-depressants, with relatively no side effects. For a week or two you may have intense and vivid dreams. I also had increased headaches for the first week or two, but after that it significantly reduced my migraines. The recommended time to take 5-HTP is about half an hour to an hour before bedtime. I used to take only 100 mg a day, but have started taking the 200 mg capsules. I don't really notice a huge difference between the two, except that maybe my body tolerates the lower dose better. Sometimes the 200 mg capsule feels like too much and I get tense if I don't get to sleep right away. I fully recommend this product because it really has done wonders for me.

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It has a bad effect on me

2 people found the following review helpful

Posted by danarm on Apr 27, 2012

Lots of B vitamin, increases my appetite.

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Hard to say

1 person found the following review helpful

Posted by Reviewer2344201 on Nov 16, 2012

I think this is helping with my depression but its effects are subtle.

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Seratonin Boost

Posted by SlowlyCureHyperacusis on Jan 23, 2013

Good product that will last 4 months( take one every day 1 hour after dinner )

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Life Saver

Posted by 5453559366435243992 on Jun 17, 2013

Very effective product, I will continue to buy as long as I need it. Thank goodness I have have a good naturopath who knew about it.

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