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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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