The amino acid 5-HTP is essential to the production of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Low rates of serotonin are linked to many common ailments such as depression, obesity, lack of sleep, headaches and fibromyalgia. Improving the status of serotonin, 5-HTP Natural Factors can help support emotional well-being, improve sleep quality, relieve the pain of fibromyalgia, prevent migraines and blunt appetite.
Each Caplet Contains:
Medicinal ingredients: - L-5-Hydroxytryptophan (Griffonia simplicifolia) (seed) - 100 mg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, enteric coating (ethylcellulose, medium chain triglycerides, oleic acid, carbohydrate gum [cellulose], glycerin, sodium alginate, stearic acid), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).
Consult a health care practitioner if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 3 weeks (chronic insomnia). Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity. These may include, but are not limited to, products such as L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John's wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over the counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication and anti-migraine medication. Discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain or if you experience skin changes. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle or are involved in activaties requiring mental alertness. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have scleroderma