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5-HTP 50mg by BioGenesis 120 Capsules
5 HTP by BioGenesis

5-HTP 50mg by BioGenesis 120 Capsules

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5-HTP 50mg by BioGenesis
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5-HTP by BioGenesis

Nutritionally supplies the immediate metabolic precursor to Serotonin.

Dietary supplementation may enhance levels of:
  • Serotonin
  • Melatonin
  • Catecholamines
  • Endorphins
  • May positively enhance mood
  • May enhance the sleep cycle
  • May reduce discomfort in patients with chronic pain
  • May regulate feeding patterns and have positive bariatric (weight management) effects
5-HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN (5-HTP)is the immediate precursor in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitter 5-hydroxytryptamine (5 HT or serotonin). 5-HT is synthesized from the amino acid L-tryptophan. 5-HTP has replaced the use of L-tryptophan in the United States. In 1989, patients taking L-tryptophan developed a negative and debilitating reaction called eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome. Upon further study, it was determined that the culprit was not the L-tryptophan. It was actually a bacterial contaminant in the formula. L-tryptophan products associated with the syndrome were found to come from genetically modified bacterial recombinant production methods. Even though L- tryptophan was proven safe, it never recovered from this incident. 5 HTP was created to fill the gap created by the removal of L-tryptophan in the marketplace.*

Vegetarian safe product (May still contain egg or dairy).

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