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NOW 5-HTP - Neurotransmitter Support! Supports A Healthy Mood, Appetite Control, Sexual Behavior, Pain Sensation, And Normalized Sleeping Patterns!
Supports a Healthy Mood And Normalized Sleeping Patterns!
There is something to be said about the millions of individuals who turn to powerful antidepressants in order to improve their mood status. Many, however, do not take the many well-documented side effects into consideration. What these popular drugs do, within the body, is raise the brain's production and use of serotonin (and other neurotransmitters) that the body relies on for reward and feelings of pleasure. 5-HTP, or 5-Hydroxytryptophan, is precursor that to the production of serotonin a key, mood supporting chemical that is involved in many fundamental aspects of healthy brain activity. 5-HTP is not commonly found in food, but the amino acid L-tryptophan can be found in such foods as turkey, chicken, milk, potato, turnips and collard greens.
5-HTP is a naturally occurring amino acid, found as an intermediate metabolite in the biosynthesis of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) from the essential amino acid L-tryptophan. It is produced commercially from the seeds of Griffonia simplicifolia, a tropical shrub found in West Africa. Both L-tryptophan and 5-HTP help raise serotonin levels in the brain, which may have a positive effect on sleep, mood, anxiety, aggression, appetite control, temperature, sexual behavior and pain sensation. NOW 5-HTP is a popular mood-support supplement that can be taken to help support healthy mood and/or sleep patterns.
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Serving Size 1 Veg Capsule
Servings Per Container 60
5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) (Seed) 100 mg
Rice Flour and Hypromellose (cellulose capsule)
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Caution For adults only. Not recommended for pregnant/nursing women. Consult physician if taking medications (especially antidepressants), or have a medical condition. May cause drowsiness and mild transient GI symptoms. Take with food in case of GI upset. Keep out of reach of children.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.