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Old 10-26-2013, 03:15 PM   #1
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5-HTP?

I purchased this and now I don't know why? Does anyone here take this and if so what for?

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Old 10-26-2013, 03:17 PM   #2
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Hmmm. The most I find is that is treats depression. I don't suffer from depression. (knock on wood!)
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Old 10-27-2013, 04:27 PM   #3
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lol...

It is used for several different things. Some use it to help with cravings. I have taken it to help me relax so I can fall asleep at night. It is also used during the day to help with stress.

Any of those ring a bell?
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:24 PM   #4
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Most likely I would purchase it for cravings. Off to Google. Thanks!
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I take it when I am feeling anxious (a feeling that can be close to cravings).
I don't take it much any more but I still do occasionally and keep on hand.
I tend to take it mid-day not at night. It can cause vivid dreams, but I've never had that effect . . . probably because I never take before bed. I recommend starting with 50mg and take more if needed. Sometimes it is bundled with St johns Wort (for depression, I guess), but I don't combine it.
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:15 AM   #6
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most frequently used to treat depression. I believe it influences serotonin levels in the brain so it might help with cravings as well.
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