5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan) is a well known medicine which contains the high quality L-tryptophan protein bar. It originates from African plants (Griffonia simplicifolia). This medicated substance works excellently to bring down the degree of discomfiture, tension and mental trauma. Many clinical researchers claim with confidence that EMS or eosinophilia myalgia syndrome occurs due to the excessive usage of 5-HTP . But medical science has yet to prove this claim with any evidence and hence it is still recommended by many doctors.
The functional areas of 5-HTP are in the nervous system and brain where serotonin is increased by this product. 5-HTP is a precursor to seretonin. It works by incresing the amount of seretonin production. Serotonin is responsible for moods, sleeping mechanism, appetite, body temperature and sexual life. People who are depressed have been seen to improve as 5-HTP reduces the level of depression to a great extent by enhancing the proper synthesis of serotonin.
5-HTP is prominently used for reducing frustration, stress and panic attacks. Experts have analyzed that 5-HTP has proved its efficiency in the reduction of mental stress. Stress has been known to diminish the level of working competency and capability. Like other anti-depressant drugs, 5-HTP helps in controlling the mental setback caused due to depression and anxiety. It is popularly prescribed as an anti-depressant and anti-anxiety medication. Simultaneously, 5-HTP has been selected to check the obesity and enhance the weight loss at comparatively high speed. Though studies have shown that it does not ditrectly help in weightloss after a six week study on patients. People on 5-HTP did not lose weight but had a loss of apetite which might indirectly contribute to the weight loss. There are other few diseases and physical disorders like Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), ADHD and sleeping disorders which can be controlled by 5-HTP.
The side effects of 5-HTP vary depending on the intensity and severity of the diseases and dosages prescribed. It is known to cause eosinophilia myalgia syndrome that destroys human life. Other minus points are You do not have access to view this node in abs, nausea, feeling of squeamish, comatose and You do not have access to view this node in the muscle area. Downs syndrome is also caused by using 5-HTP in higher dosages.
Pregnant women must not use 5-HTP without consulting the doctor. Nursing mothers should refrain from taking this medicine as the medicine can enter the body of the newborn through breast milk. People with chronic health conditions like thyroid, diabetes, heart disease or hypertension should use it only after consulting with the physician.
If serotonin is produced in higher percentage, there are risks of facing cardiac problems, anxiety and mental destabilization. You will have to short list few important anti-depressant medications like Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft which must not be taken in combination with 5-HTP. Doctors observe the patients and then decide how much 5-HTP is required for complete protection. Dosage of 5-HTP depends on the type of disease and the degree of severity.