Clinicians 5-Htp 50mg 60s
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Active ingredient in each Clinicians 5-HTP capsule: 5-Hydroxytophan (5HTP) 50mg.
|Dosage||Recommended dose of Clinicians 5-HTP: Adults take 1 to 3 capsules daily or as directed. Children: 5mg per kilo body weight.|
|Interactions||Drug-Nutrient Interactions: SSRI and MAOI medication - concomitant unsupervised use may lead to serotonin excess or "serotonin syndrome" characterised by sleepessness, anxiety confusion and irregular heart beat. Serotonin Antagonists (methysergide, cyproheptadine) - 5HTP may inhibit their effectiveness.|
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytrophan) is an amino acid which the body uses to produce Serotonin. Serotonin is involved in controlling and regulating sleep, depression, anxiety, appetite, temperature, sexual behaviour and pain sensation. 5-HTP is the active intermediate metabolite between the amino acid L-Tryptophan and serotonin, it readily crosses the brain barrier without needing a transport molecule as does L-Tryptophan. 5-HTP may increase other neurotransmitters like melatonin, dopamine, norepinephrine and beta-endorphin. This provides 5-HTP with some unique brain chemistry normalising ability.
Clinicians 5-HTP may be useful in helping conditions such as sleep loss, anxiety and depression.This is especially useful as long term use of pharmaceutical medication for such conditions can bring side effects and dependency. Clinicians 5-HTP may be helpful as a nutrient support for the following conditions: depressive tendencies, fibromyalgia syndrome, chronic headache and disturbed sleep.
|Warning||Do not use Clinicans 5-HTP during pregnancy and Lactation.|