HappySense® 5-HTP 100mg Time-Release Caplets

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Why You'll Love it: 

  • Helps promote healthy mood balance
  • Helps relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia
  • Helps reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a preventative
  • Used as a sleep aid
  • Reduces carbohydrate cravings to help in weight management when used with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity
  • Naturally enhances serotonin levels

Preview

HappySense 5-HTP naturally enhances serotonin levels, which in turn helps promote healthy mood balance, relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia, and reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a preventative. 5-HTP can also be used as a sleep aid. With a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity, 5-HTP can help in weight management by reducing carbohydrate cravings.

Ingredients

Each caplet contains:
L-5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan) (Griffonia simplicifolia) (seed) 100 mg

Non-medicinal Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose, dicalcium phosphate, carbohydrate gum (cellulose), coating (carbohydrate gum [cellulose], glycerin), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).  Allergen Statement: This product does not contain artificial preservatives, colours,or sweeteners; no dairy, starch, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy,corn, egg, fish, shellfish, animal products, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.

Dosage
Recommended adult dose: Healthy mood balance: 1 caplet 3 times daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg 2–3 times daily and slowly increase to effective dose over a period of 2 weeks. Use for at least 1 week to see beneficial effects. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 1 year. Relief of symptoms of fibromyalgia: 1 caplet 3–4 times daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg 2–3 times daily and slowly increase to effective dose over a period of 2 weeks. Use for at least 2 weeks to see beneficial effects. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 1 year. Migraine prophylaxis: 1 caplet 2–3 times daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg 2–3 times daily and slowly increase to effective dose over a period of 2 weeks. Use for at least 2–3 weeks to see beneficial effects. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 1 year. Weight management: 3 caplets 3 times daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. Take 30 minutes prior to a meal. To minimize the risk of gastrointestinal side effects, start dosing at 100 mg 2–3 times daily and slowly increase to effective dose over a period of 2 week. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 12 weeks. Sleep aid: 1–2 caplets daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. Take 30–45 minutes before bedtime.

Cautions

Caution: Sleep aid: Consult a health care practitioner if sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 4 weeks (chronic insomnia). All uses (except sleep aid): Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. All uses: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity. These may include, but are not limited to, L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John’s wort, antidepressants, pain killers, over-the-counter cough and cold medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea medication, and anti-migraine medication. Stop use and consult a health care practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain, or if you experience skin changes. Avoid taking with alcohol or products that cause drowsiness. Do not use this product if you have scleroderma. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, driving a motor vehicle, or involved in activities requiring mental alertness. Some people may experience diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Keep out of reach of children.