5-HTP For Weight Loss

Are mid-afternoon munchies hijacking your weight loss intentions? If so, you might be pleasantly surprised at how 5-HTP can zap those food cravings. It's not just anecdotal evidence, either. There's quite a bit of real science to support the use of 5-HTP as a natural supplement for weight loss. For example, one clinical study showed that 5-HTP taken before meals reduced food […] Read more »

Serotonin Deficiency Symptoms To Watch Out For

There are a lot of different symptoms that might indicate a serotonin deficiency, and you probably won't have all of them, or even most of them! Depression, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and over-sensitivity to pain can all be signs of low brain serotonin levels. Serotonin deficiency symptoms The one universal indicator of low brain serotonin is a craving for carbohydrate. This […] Read more »

How Can I Tell If I Have A Serotonin Deficiency?

There's some educated guesswork needed here, because there is no way to actually measure the serotonin level in a living brain. Yes, there is a blood test to measure blood serotonin level – but it can't tell you anything about the serotonin levels in your brain. . Photo credit: David Castillo Dominici at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The blood brain barrier Serotonin can't […] Read more »