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Doctor's Best, 5-HTP, Enhanced with Vitamins B6 & C, 120 Veggie Caps111 Reviews
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0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
- Product Code: DRB-00120
- UPC Code: 753950001206
- Package Quantity: 120 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 4.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 in, 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
Combo Discount: -$12.00
- Science-Based Nutrition
- Dietary Supplement
- Helps Maintain Mental and Emotional Well-Being
- Suitable for vegetarians
5-HTP (5-hydroxy L-tryptophan) is a naturally occurring metabolite of the amino acid tryptophan. 5-HTP is converted in the brain to serotonin, a neurotransmitter substance found at the junctions (synapses) between neurons. 5-HTP helps maintain mental and emotional well-being and promotes healthy sleep. Doctor's Best 5-HTP is extracted from the seeds of the Griffonia simplicifolia plant.
One capsule, one to three times daily, with or without food.
Modified cellulose (vegetarian capsule), rice powder, magnesium stearate (vegetable source), silicon dioxide.
Contains nothing other than listed ingredients.
Not to be used when taking MAO inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), or other anti-depressant medications. It should also not used by individuals taking any of the category of medications known as "triptans".
Keep out of reach of children.
Best 5-HTP is tested to ensure that it does not contain "Peak X"
|Serving Size: 1 capsule|
|Serving per container: 120 servings|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Vitamin C||200 mg||333%|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride)||15 mg||750%|
|5-hydroxy L-tryptophan||100 mg||†|
|† Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Yes, at first I was skeptical but I heard this product mentioned on Dr. Daniel Amen's "Change Your Brain, Change Your Life" video and let me tell you, this is great. It doesn't give you that "high" or "tunnel vision" that Paxil CR and others give you. Get this enhanced with the B6 vitamin because it helps the process go faster with your body breaking it down into seretonin and entering your brain and so forth. Ever since I started taking it 3 weeks ago, I have not been depressed and before that, I'd get depressed at least once a day, sometimes with it lasting all day. This doesn't allow me to venture to those familiar depths anymore but still allows me to think rationally and not be so impulsive or giddy like the other meds made me. I'll be using 5-HTP enhanced with B6 for a long time. Oh, and no side effects.
I've been on various antidepressants for 24 years now. I'm always trying to to off, but without much success. A little over a month ago I read about 5-HTP in an article on the internet. I did some research and decided to try it. I also read that it was best to take it with Vit. C and B-6, so that is why I tried this brand. I only went 2 days without Effexor and then started taking 5-HTP twice a day. It's hard to believe I've gone a month without AD's and still feel good. I seem to feel a little better every week. Thank you I-Herb!