Occurring naturally in the body, the 5-HTP amino acid is a precursor to serotonin, the “happy hormone.” This high-potency 5-HTP capsule works to raise serotonin levels to help relieve fibromyalgia symptoms, prevent migraine and tension headaches, promote a healthy mood balance, act as a sleep aid and benefit your weight-management program.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter with many functions, including the regulation of intestinal processes, mood, appetite, sleep, memory, and learning. Low levels of serotonin are associated with a range of conditions, including chronic and migraine headaches, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, and depression. There are antidepressant drugs that work by raising serotonin levels, but they are associated with adverse side effects. 5-HTP is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body and is a precursor to serotonin. 5-HTP is converted into serotonin and studies show that supplementation can raise serotonin levels and reduce symptoms associated with low serotonin.