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5-HTP vs St. John's Wort

5-HTP
VS.
St. John's Wort
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
4.9
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
4.8
Concern level
2.7
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Depression
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Depression
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Method of use:
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OTC
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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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Top Concerns
5-H
Serotonin Syndrome
8
Nausea
4
Drowsy
3
Vivid Dreams
2
Groggy
2
Nightmares
2
Palpitations
1
Paranoia
1
Stomach Problems
1
Neurotoxicity
1
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St.
Serotonin Syndrome
5
Nausea
3
Dizzy
3
Sun Sensitivity
2
Suicidal
2
Numbness
2
Seizures
2
Drowsy
2
Suicide
1
Itching
1
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About 5-HTP
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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help much. My mother gave me some 5-htp but I haven't tried...
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" ...Thanks for the info. I tried St. John's Wort but didn't help much. My mother gave me some 5-htp but I haven't tried it... "

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enough. Then I took 5HTP which worked better for me. But...
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" ...LOT. I have had no side effects whatsoever. I've been on it about 3 months and it started working right away. I took St. John's Wort before this, which was ...not strong enough. Then I took 5HTP which... "

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John's Wort. I use to take 5-HTP way back in the day but...
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" ...bad. I'm curious myself. I've seen good reviews for St. John's Wort. I use to take 5-HTP way back in the day ...I'm definitely curious about the St. John's Wort though... "

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for me. They are effective, cheap, have no side effects...
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" I take St. John's Wort three times a day, and 5-HTP as needed. These work very well for me. They are effective, cheap, have no side effects, and don't... "

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ver deal. B12 made me anxious. 5 htp made me really emotio...
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" I'm using St. John's Wort tincture, because the pills I tried were too strong for me. It improves my body dysmorphia but ...deal. B12 made me anxious. 5 htp made me... "

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I've taken 5-htp after I've rolled so yeah I can see how it...
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" I've taken 5-htp after I've rolled so ...well. I've never tried St John's Wort though. Which... "

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at bedtime helps me. Also in really hard times I take...
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" 5-htp at bedtime helps me. Also in really hard times I take St. john's wort \" tinture\" also not long before bed. St. John's Wort tinture is fairly high in... "

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with it. 5-HTP immediately made me feel better though, with...
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" St. John's Wort made me very tired when ...never stuck with it. 5-HTP immediately made me... "

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Scott said, I tried 5HTP too. It made me feel even mo...
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" ...As Scott said, I tried 5HTP too. It made me feel even more tired than I already did, ...I quit taking it after a few weeks. I prefer St. John's Wort. I take it all at night rather than dosing... "

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ve ordered some Happy Days 5HTP and have...
| www.netdoctor.co.uk
" ...hard time. I also feel down, lack motivation and resent other people, criticise others and I feel inadequate and am over-sensitive. I have ordered some Happy Days 5HTP and have taken St John's... "

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