- 11-02-2008, 01:03 AM
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- 11-02-2008, 01:40 PM
11-02-2008, 03:04 PM
200-300 mg acute dosage- mood elevation (temporary), kills appetite
600 mg and up acute dosage- headaches, can make you pretty sick to your stomach- but you can't take it with food, or it will not work as well- you can try it, but you might feel a little ill......
100-200 mg chronically every 3 days is the best for mood elevation
taking 5-HTP every day will put you in la-la land- make you real spacey.....
Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals
11-02-2008, 03:13 PM
11-02-2008, 03:44 PM
Agreed. Been taking 300mg every day and started feelin spaced out. Plus I was waking up with wicked stomach aches...Going to take 100mg twice a day instead of 300mg all at once at night now...
11-02-2008, 03:50 PM
As a precursor to serotonin, you want to keep levels VERY slightly elevated to induce relaxation and a minor sense of well-being. More than that might sap your motivation and take away any "edge" you might have, dulling the senses and washing your perception into a slight haze.
Personally, I am not a fan of jacked up serotonin levels at all.
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11-02-2008, 04:08 PM
11-02-2008, 09:27 PM
11-03-2008, 10:33 AM
its dumb and dangerous and neuro relapse could be severe. Pending current brain status.
Not something to f' with.
11-03-2008, 12:50 PM
11-03-2008, 01:34 PM
11-03-2008, 09:15 PM
I personally prefer 500mg L-Tryptophan with my morning cup of coffee if I am not feeling very chipper in the A.M. Tryptophan is another alternative you could look into. 1g -1.5g with a minute amount of Melatonin ( I nibble a small amount of a 3mcg tab and hold it under the tongue) before bed has done wonders for my sleep quality/duration. Just wanted to toss that out there.
11-03-2008, 10:30 PM
11-04-2008, 11:49 AM