5-HTP 100 mg by Metabolic Maintenance is a supplement with multiple uses and benefits. 5-HTP is a precursor to serotonin and melatonin and a metabolite of tryptophan. Serotonin is a chemical in the brain that affects mood, anxiety, and the sensation of pain. Melatonin is a brain chemical that helps control sleep. 5-HTP 100 mg by Metabolic Maintenance also contains vitamin B6 which is a vital co-factor in metabolizing serotonin. It comes from the African plant Griffonia simplicifolia.
Many people have found 5-HTP beneficial for the following:
- Regulating sleep and reducing the incidence of sleeping related disorders
- Reducing migraine and tension headaches
- Decreasing the incidence and severity of seizures
- Reducing binge eating and obesity
- Decreasing anxiety and depression
In addition, 5-HTP 100 mg by Metabolic Maintenance has also been used to help people with fibromyalgia, ADHD, PMS, pre-menstrual mood disorder, alcoholism, tension headaches, other nervous system disorders, and Parkinson’s disease.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Suggested Use: Use as directed by a healthcare professional.
Serving Size: 1 capsule
Servings per Container: 60
Amount per Serving:
Vitamin C 150 mg (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin B-6 3 mg (as 5mg Pyridoxal 5 Phosphate)
5-Hydroxy-L-Tryptophan 100 mg
Glycine 440 mg
Other Ingredients: vegetarian cellulose capsule.
Pregnant or lactating women and individuals taking prescription medications should consult with a healthcare professional before taking any supplement. Keep out of the reach of children.
Keep in a cool, dry place.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.