Item: MV1950

5-HTP - Increased Serotonin Levels for Positive Mood

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60 capsules. 50 mg per capsule.

5-HTP helps you feel better during the day and sleep better at night.

5-HTP is a dietary supplement for use as an antidepressant, appetite suppressant, and sleep aid. In fact, several studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of 5-HTP in the treatment of depression. 

Research has shown that 5-HTP helps to: 
• Promote a balanced stress response. 
• Support restful sleep.
• Maintain mental and emotional well-being. 
• Support stable mood.


Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (INN), is a naturally occurring amino acid and chemical precursor as well as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and melatonin from tryptophan.

5-HTP is the nutrient precursor to the neurotransmitter serotonin - widely known as the "happy neurotransmitter" - meaning 5-HTP converts directly into serotonin in the brain. As well as being in our bodies, it's found naturally in the seeds of a woody shrub native to West Africa. By taking it as a supplement, you can end up with more serotonin in your brain. Raising its levels seems to help brain cells send and receive chemical messages, which in turn boosts mood. 

 

The statements and products referred to throughout this site have not been evaluated by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. They are the expressed opinion of John Gray for the sole purpose of educating the public regarding their health, happiness and improved quality of relationships. Individual results may vary. Seek the advice of a competent health care professional for your specific health concerns.

 

5-HTP (Griffonia simplicifolia) powdered extract (seed) 50 mg
Calcium (Dicalcium phosphate) 130 mg
Other Ingredients:  Dicalcium, phosphate, purified water, microcrystalline cellulose, aqueous coating solution (purified water, ethylcellulose, medium chain triglycerides[coconut], oleic acid, carbohydrate gum [cellulose], glycerin, sodium alginate stearic acid, magnesium stearate (vegetable grade)
Take 1 capsule of 5-HTP daily with food.

When starting, try to ease your body into taking 5-HTP by taking a small dose. Start with 50mg doses, three times per day. Take it 20-30 minutes before meals. If you don’t think 50 mg is working, speak with your doctor about potentially increasing the dose. While it may take a 2-3 weeks to really feel a difference, you should not take the supplement longer than 12 weeks.
I tried the non coated 5-HTP capsules and they seemed to work, but then later they started to upset my stomache. I read about the Enteric Coated tablets and thought I would give them a try. They work very well without upsetting my stomache no matter what time of day I take them. - Amazon.com

I started taking them for Migraines / Tension Headaches and I noticed that after about 2-3 weeks of taking just 50 mgs per day, my headaches were almost non-exisistant. They have reduced in number tremendously. I went from having 2 -3 headaches a week to one about every 3 weeks. I will definately be sticking to this brand of 5-HTP. - Amazon.com

It does help me sleep and I don't find myself groggy in the mornings. - Amazon.com

Nothing I dislike about this product I have a short fuse, i get annoyed at the little things, and constantly snap over stupid minoot issues. I've been using this for 2 months now and can say it HONESTLY DOES WORK!! I'm still me, but I dont have the agitation anymore, it's nice. - Amazon.com




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Lydia lopez
Details "Amazing"
6/14/2017

5htp has helped me so much i suffer from anxiety really bad , been trying to find something to help and i finally have. I swear by this??
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SoSo
Details "Positive mind"
8/9/2016

Helps to have positive thoughts.
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TexasGirl75201
Details "BETTER than other brands"
12/16/2017

I was taking another brand of 5-HTP for a few weeks along with the Mars Venus shakes and minerals. Once I tried the Natural Factors brand a few days ago, I cannot believe how great I feel! I really love everything I have that is manufactured by Natural Factors.
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megumi_williams@yahoo.com
Details "Not good for bipolar people"
6/25/2018

I wanted to try this because of the good reviews. Melatonin makes me groggy. I was taking it for about a month and wasn't sleeping well either. I didn't recognize that I was going manic. After I was hospitalized I was still taking it and my pychiatrist said that 5HTTP is a mood elevator and could be what's keeping me from sleeping. I'm sleeping better without it. Sleep is crucial if you are bipola... Read Entire Review
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cjuarez
Details "Great for anxiety!!"
5/20/2018

Enjoy being around friends and family a lot more. I used to feel stressed out having to go to sit down lunches and dinners but after taking this it changed everything. I feel more at ease and enjoy the conversation.
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