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Have you heard of the natural tablets called 5-htp? I found they do help my mood but I don't currently take them as im on endep10 for bladder weakness

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Yes, but DoesNotMean

either safe or effective, the FDA standard for considering medications for approval as a Rx agents.
Study: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5-Hydroxytryptophan & "therapeutic effect". Natural only means from nature (which includes everything; no other option). All Rx agents are from nature, just carefully selected typically only 1 molecule compared against placebo in clinical trials. Lead is natural.

In brief: Yes, but DoesNotMean

either safe or effective, the FDA standard for considering medications for approval as a Rx agents.
Study: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5-Hydroxytryptophan & "therapeutic effect". Natural only means from nature (which includes everything; no other option). All Rx agents are from nature, just carefully selected typically only 1 molecule compared against placebo in clinical trials. Lead is natural.
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