5-HTP, bioganix, fitness, health, melatonin, sleep, sleep support -

Experts agree that we aren’t sleeping enough. According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. is sleeping less than the recommended 7 hours. Not getting enough rest each night can result in a number of health issues including premature aging, a lapse in memory, and being more prone to accidents. The side effects of sleep deprivation can also harm our best efforts when trying to lose weight, build muscle, or improve our physical health. Let’s take a look at how staying on a healthy schedule can increase the results you see in the mirror, and at the...

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5-HTP, melatonin, serotonin, sleep, sleep support, tryptophan -

5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is a molecule that your body makes naturally. It is created from another molecule named tryptophan, which is found in many foods such as meat, dairy, eggs and seafood. 5-HTP is also found in an African plant called Griffonia Simplicifolia. It has been marketed in many health supplements for a lot of different purposes. Some of those include: anxiety, depression, ADHD, sleep disorders, fibromyalgia and even weight loss. It has so many uses in the body because it is connected to the production of two very important chemicals; namely serotonin and melatonin. As discussed in a previous post,...

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