5-HTP is an amino acid needed to make serotonin. 5-HTP from Natural Factors uses timed-release caplets for a steady increase in serotonin levels that help promote healthy mood balance. 5-HTP is also used as a sleep aid. Additionally, it also helps relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia as well as reduces the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a preventive treatment.
Features of Natural Factors 5-HTP
- Helps promote healthy mood balance
- Used as a sleep aid
- Helps relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia
- Helps reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a preventive treatment
- Non-GMO and suitable for vegetarians/vegans
1 caplet 2-3 times daily with meals or as directed by a health professional. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, slowly increase dose over a period of 2 weeks.
As with any supplement, consult your health professional before use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive, or if you are taking medication or supplements with serotonergic activity (specifically those with SSRIs, MOAs, or depressant/sedative effect), have a medical condition, or anticipate a surgery.
Keep out of the reach of children.