Serotonin is a chemical messenger present in your body, which regulates many bodily functions like promoting good sleep, help in digestion, and improves memory. Low serotonin levels result in depression, irritability, impulsiveness, digestive problems, and sweet cravings.
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What are the risks or benefits of taking pills like Natrol 5-HTP?
Query: Hi doctor,I want to know whether taking pills like Natrol 5-HTP and stress enhancer has any benefits. I have a bottle of 200 mg and I want to know whether it causes any respiratory disease like EMS. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is safe when it is taken by mouth. It can be used safely up to 400 mg daily for a year. But in some cases, there is a development of a condition called eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS). It is a serious condition causing extreme muscle tend... Read Full »