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    Is it necessary to cycle off l dopa products?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Herm View Post
    Is it necessary to cycle off l dopa products?
    Yes, you should cycle off l-dopa products. The maximum recommended amount of time for using different l-dopa products can vary (some may be used up to 12 weeks). Not cycling off could lead to decreased serotonin levels. You might want to consider using 5-HTP (precursor to serotonin) when supplementing with l-dopa for extended periods of time.
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    Good tip with the 5-HTP, learn something new everyday. Going to add that to my next Dopadex run!
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    Quote Originally Posted by breezy11 View Post
    Yes, you should cycle off l-dopa products. The maximum recommended amount of time for using different l-dopa products can vary (some may be used up to 12 weeks). Not cycling off could lead to decreased serotonin levels. You might want to consider using 5-HTP (precursor to serotonin) when supplementing with l-dopa for extended periods of time.

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    absolutely agreed. This is why LiGHts Out includes both L-Dopa and 5-HTP at generous doses!
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    I mainly wonder because I have perpetual bags under my eyes and since using l dopa they have been fading even though I'm not really sleeping anymore than I was before
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    I assume that Lights out would still be safer to cycle? In which case I would need a recommendation for a sleep aid without l dopa
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    Quote Originally Posted by Herm View Post
    Is it necessary to cycle off l dopa products?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Driven2lift View Post
    In which case I would need a recommendation for a sleep aid without l dopa
    Valerian Root, l-theanine, chamomile, passion flower, hops extract, even small doses of Benadryl. I would recommend melatonin but, people have a hard time properly cycling it. If to use it, say every other day or two weeks on melatonin and then two weeks off. Melatonin is a naturally produced hormone through the pineal gland and continued use will lead to delayed natural production, not good!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Driven2lift View Post
    I assume that Lights out would still be safer to cycle? In which case I would need a recommendation for a sleep aid without l dopa
    I really like using ZMAs and Passion flower as my sleep aid. It has worked wonders for me the past few months.
  

  
 

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