In Need Of A Mood Boost?

In Need Of A Mood Boost?

Give yourself a boost with 5-HTP…

*Promotes positive mood
*Supports weight loss
*Improves sleep cycle

This little “hack” is a terrific way to help ward off the blues. Formally called 5-Hydroxytryptophan, this substance has been found effective in treating anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, insomnia and hypertension. 5-HTP accomplishes these things by stimulating the production of the chemical serotonin.
In addition, 5-HTP has been shown to have positive effects on weight levels – a trait derived from the substance’s suppression of appetite. In a study at an Italian University, female participants who ingested 5-HTP lost an additional 10 pounds over two weeks, in contract to the placebo group who lost just two pounds over the same time period.

To realise the serotonin-boosting benefits of 5-HTP, a dosage of 100 to 400 milligrams per day – taken in multiple doses (i.e. at breakfast, lunch and dinner) – is recommended. Anticipate a time period of 4 to 6 weeks before any type of 5-HTP supplementation begins to demonstrate tangible benefits.

5-HTP is not found in the foods we eat.
As a supplement, 5-HTP is made from the seeds of an African plant called Griffonia simplicifolia.

As with all medications and natural remedies, there may be possible side effects side effects, 5-HTP include heartburn, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhoea, drowsiness and muscle problems. It may also interact with anit depressants, so do check with your GP before taking.

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