5 HTP For Sleep

5 HTP for sleep

If you suffer from chronic difficulty sleeping – like I do – you will know very well how debilitating and miserable it can be! Lack of sleep saps your productivity, puts brakes on your performance, and makes you more vulnerable to accidents. And it just plain leaves you feeling like something the cat dragged in… Chances are, you’ve already tried […] Read more »

5-HTP For Anxiety

  If you suffer from stress or anxiety, there's a good chance your brain serotonin is low. In this case, you might want to consider taking 5-HTP for anxiety. There are different types of brain biochemical imbalance involved in anxiety, not just serotonin... so how can you tell if your brain serotonin is low? Here are some indicators to look […] Read more »

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 »

How to increase serotonin naturally

You know what a serotonin deficiency looks like and feels like: being anxious, depressed, irritable, experiencing unexplained pain, sleeping with no feeling of being refreshed, eating with no feeling of satisfaction. So how can you raise your brain levels of serotonin and feel better? First, some basic brain facts.....  you need to understand how serotonin works if you want to […] Read more »

What Is 5-HTP?

5-HTP  is naturally part of the serotonin producing process in your body. It's made from L-Tryptophan which you normally get from food. The 5-HTP supplements you can buy are made from the seeds of an African plant, Griffonia simplicifolia, which is high in 5-HTP. This 5-HTP is exactly the same as the 5-HTP your body makes, so it's very safe […] Read more »

5-HTP Side Effects

5-HTP has been around as a supplement since 1995 – long enough for any longer term side-effects to emerge. Overall, it's safety record seems pretty impressive. There are no reports anywhere of anyone having any major reactions to using 5-HTP, and the only side effects seem to be temporary and minor. Better than Prozac Overwhelmingly, people report less troublesome  and […] Read more »