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Springfield, MA
A 39-year-old female asked:

Why am i always restless before & after i sleep?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Increase serotonin: L-tryptophan & 5 hydroxy tryptophan can be taken to increase serotonin level.5HTP 2 mg/KG of body weight at bedtime.Foods rich in the above are nuts- walnuts,almond &pecan.May take L-trptophan also.Consult a nutritionally oriented doctor.Diet rich in serotonin are pineapple,eggs,cheese,salmon,tofu,nuts & seeds.Yoga & ralxation & meditation will help.
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Last updated Jan 15, 2016

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