5 HTP Helps Sleep, Mood and Eases Anxiety

Posted on November 11, 2010

Are you affected by sleep deprivation, depression, anxiety, or headaches?  5-HTP can help you find some solace.  What is 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan)?  5-HTP is an amino acid and it is related to both L-Tryptophan and serotonin.  The L-Tryptophan is converted into 5-HTP, which then can be converted into serotonin.  Serotonin is an important neurotransmitter.  Serotonin can affect appetite, sleep, aggression, anxiety among other discomforts.  Serotonin is mostly known for playing a significant role in insomnia, depression and obesity.  It is alsoRead More