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Treato results for 5-HTP and Hashimoto's Disease

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By Jan
November 29, 2014
Jan wrote
Taking singular and 5-HTP together
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By Pattii
October 3, 2014
Pattii wrote
5 HTP
I agree, it has been a life saver for me and I have had no side effects whatsoever.
Rae  |  November 17, 2014
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By Isa
September 13, 2014
Isa wrote
5htp irregular heart beat and bad dreams
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By Dm3
August 30, 2014
Dm3 wrote
Intersting, but unstable.
Ginkgo biloba isn't an SSRI.
Jon  |  September 13, 2014
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By Joey
August 5, 2014
Joey wrote
5 HTP ( 30 days personal experience)
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By Joe
February 27, 2014
Joe wrote
5 HTP side effects
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Try gaba
October 26, 2014
5-htp should not be taken with ssri... I take 300 mg per day, since 2008, no such effects. (while having lot of anxiety, i am not scared of 5-htp...)
Bernhard  |  October 8, 2014
I am taking Celexa an SSRI and wanted to taper off so I went from 20mg to now 10mg which sucks for my mood and headaches. I took one pill of the 5HTP to offset my deminished Celexa and waited 15 minutes and ate some ice cream ~ I immediately felt numb, cold sweats, clammy and vomited all of my ice cream, bummer, I'm scared to try another 5HTP pill :(
Jenn  |  August 17, 2014
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By Sharon
January 15, 2014
Sharon wrote
5HTP and muscle pain and joint pain
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I took 50mg thought I was going to die. It made me so depressed.I hope the depression will go away soon.It has been 2 days now.If it don't go away I am going to the hospital.
margie  |  May 5, 2014
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By Logan Eros
January 7, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5-htp. . .one last thought
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By Logan Eros
January 5, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5htp contd.
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There are many things wrong with this post.

Serotonin syndrome is not caused by an impurity in a supplement. Serotonin syndrome describes a rare state wherein the body makes too much serotonin or doesn't clear it properly, usually because two or more medications affecting serotonin levels have been mixed. This usually involves large doses of something like a cold medicine being taken on top of an antidepressant or recreational abuse of a substance that affects serotonin levels. (Robitussin, f
August 26, 2014
what brand were you using? did you ever look up literature to see if they conducted an assay on your particular brand? 5HTP is a naturally occuring chemical in your body and generally those who are depressed have a deficency. I think you are correct about it being synthetic but it sounds like they were selling something other than advertised. Lastly, eosinophils are a natural type of white blood cell in every human. they can be involved in serious blood disorders but those with eosinophils so
January 27, 2014
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By Logan Eros
January 3, 2014
Logan Eros wrote
No safe level of 5htp
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So sorry you experienced that, I was warned that taking 100mg is the max daily and only if you really are not getting it anywhere else. (turkey, walnuts, other foods that produce it) I only take 50mgs and 100 on occasion.
December 14, 2014
Definite symptoms of serotonin syndrome, perhaps your body already had a balances serotonin level prior to taking 5htp
J.White  |  August 1, 2014
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By Kjartan
November 12, 2013
Kjartan wrote
5-HTP for sleep
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By CookieZ
September 2, 2013
CookieZ wrote
5 HTP
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By Eleanoro
August 27, 2013
Eleanoro wrote
5HTP made me mean
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October 26, 2014
I've been taking 5-HTP for chronic anxiety disorder (CAD) and depression for about 3 years now
and have never experienced what all the above have. You start out slowing taking 5-HTP, as
indicated on the bottle, and I never exceeded 3 per day. I'm now down to only one per day,
stated on the bottle, and I never took it before bedtime. I don't have anxiety or depression while I'm sleeping, so why would I need to. My doctor paired it with Gaba Calm, so ask your health
care professional if he/
Kay  |  June 21, 2014
I heard that it could cause aggression and road rage type symptoms. I have not experienced this though, and I've been taking it for about 4 weeks. I've actually had more restful sleep since starting it and seem a little more relaxed.
5HTP for Depression  |  June 18, 2014
so that explains my aggressivity..also I had nightmares
Judy  |  February 18, 2014
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5htp after 2 weeks
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37 online discussions about 5-HTP and Hashimoto's Disease found:

have mega energy now. I take 5 HTP for mood and help with...
...with you girls. I have hashimotos, and when I went to ...my Abcoaster and walk. You have to move! I have mega energy now. I take 5 HTP for mood and help with sleep. I feel...
have used before. Has anyone used 5-HTP and if so could you...
...Hashi's, diagnosed Jan 08 and currently on 50mcg Thyroxine. Last blood tests came back almost uthroid but still having problems with anxiety etc. I know it takes time for things to get back to nor...
because of the side effects and the 5-HTP has worked great...
...She also has Hashimotos. Keeping her ...anti-depressants because of the side effects and the 5-HTP has worked great for dd. DD also takes 3 Omega Brites before bed. This helps her sleep a...
which I buy here at netrition. Have used successfully...
I use 5htp, which I buy here at netrition. Have used successfully ...doctor. And I do have Hashi...
to the huge cost. I am taking 5htp, but I'm not sure if it...
...found out 2 years ago I have hashimotos. The antidepressants, for me, ...anything, but helped. First I was on serafem (prozac), then zoloft, and most ...the huge cost. I am taking 5htp, bu...
In addition to diagnosing and treating my Hashi's (Armour),...
...46 y/o female. In addition to diagnosing and treating my Hashi's (Armour), she is having ...Vitamin D, iodine, DHEA, 5-HTP, and pregnenolone. I am ...and started having mini hot flashes ag...
the thyroid and put me on 5HTP. It feels like my metabolism...
...and diet. The doc has also labelled this hashimoto's/thyroid disease and I hate to ...to my first go around with Armour thyroid - my adrenals ...the thyroid and put me on 5HTP. It feels like ...
with Hashimoto's cannot take 5-HTP. They also must avoid...
As I read in \"The Mood Cure\" by Julia Ross, people with Hashimoto's cannot take 5-HTP. They also must avoid L-Tyrosine (for obvious reasons) and DL-Phenylalanine. They stimulate the...
asleep. I also take 100 mg 5-HTP along with the melatonin...
...and Melatonin? Hi Pam, I saw your comment in another thread that Hashi's patients should not take ...have been taking 5 mg of melatonin for the ...I also take 100 mg 5-HTP along with the...
recall her mentioning Hashimoto's too. If you've...
...pick up my own supplements (5-HTP instead of SJW or SAM-e, ...all her supplement suggestions, and I specifically recall her mentioning Hashimoto's too. If you've haven't seen it, look for it....
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