has foot in mouth disease
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: City by the Lake
5HTP didn't work especially well for me, so.... I tried tryptophan, 5HTP's precursor. I've read that if one does not work, try the other because there are differences in how one's unique body metabolizes substances. Glad I did, it continues to work well for me.
I hear you all about the drowsiness. I quit an SSRI cold turkey with the help of glutamine (helps weaken or abate symptoms of addiction) and was desperately tired no matter how much sleep I got. I thought the heavy sleepiness was due to SSRI withdrawl. Or maybe it was the GABA? I dunno.