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5-HTP vs St. John's Wort for Bipolar Disorder

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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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St John's wort (traditionally now commonly , as spelt) is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed.With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any spec...
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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St John's wort (traditionally now commonly , as spelt) is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed.With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any spec...
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ssris. Another I try was 5 htp which was pretty good in low...
" ...it worked well. I had bipolar 1 then. Now I ...don't take meds anymore. I take st John's wort which is helpful but you cannot take ...any other ssris. Another I try was 5 htp which was pretty good in low... "

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or St. John's Wort. 5 HTP helped me but sent my Bipolar too...
" ...weeks on 10 mg Celexa, but the psych said I was probably suffering from hypomania, pre Bipolar diagnosis. I am so sorry you lost your friends. My Mom takes Effexor for depression, she really likes it... "

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has worked for me and has clinical data to support it's...
" 5-HTP has worked for me and has clinical data ...in the supplements section. St. John's Wort did nothing... "

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I take 5-HTP and it seems to regulate my moods and help...
" ...never noticed a difference. St.John's Wort also helped but made me a little queasy. I take 5-HTP and... "

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but everyone is different. 5 HTP is what has helped...
" ...more than it helped me depression, but everyone is different. 5 HTP is what has helped me with... "

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used to take the 5htp at bedtime and it really helped with...
" ...didn't ahve any problems I used to take the 5htp at bedtime and it really helped with my sleep and ...found it better than st... "

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ve tried 5HTP No results. St John`s Wort no result...
" ...seen good for say Anxiety-Depression-Mania? I have tried 5HTP No results. St John`s Wort no results. Fish oil? B12 energy at... "

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ore 5-htp came to the stores. It works great for anxiety,...
" ...grows in the wild here. 5-htp Didn't do anything. Actually it made me ...what people were using before 5-htp came to the stores. It works great for anxiety, slightly ...time. Also check out... "

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inimizes the withdrawal symptoms:-5 HTP-St John's Wort-Tyr...
" ...as soon as you stop Effexor as it minimizes the withdrawal symptoms: -5 HTP -St John's Wort -Tyrosine However, which is the best and... "

oth without feeling any side effect. naturals o...
" ...naturals can be the bests: st john's wort and 5htp. I combined both without feeling any side effect. naturals often... "

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