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5-HTP: The Natural Serotonin

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Gain all the health benefits your brain needs with a natural serotonin booster.


Raising serotonin levels promotes feelings of well-being, alleviates depression, and is useful in sleep, anxiety, and eating disorder therapy. Using 5-HTP properly does all this and more, without the side effects associated with drugs and other serotonin boosters.


5-HTP is a little known, but well-tested, dietary supplement that offers many people more benefits and less risks than most conventional therapies for depression, sleep disorders including insomnia, obesity, anxiety disorders including panic attacks, PMS, eating disorders, including bulimia, obsessive-compulsive disorders, alcoholism, and uncontrollable violent impulses.  This book will explain how 5-HTP works and how to use it correctly as a dietary supplement.  Hopefully it will help make your life, and thelives of those you love, more pleasant.


Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D. is one of the most called-upon authorities in preventative health care.  A noted biochemist, he is credited with popularizing the term “supernutrition” in such books as Supernutrition: Megavitamin Revolution and the New Supernutrition.  His many other works include Cancer Prevention and Nutritional Therapies and Phcnogenol.  Dr. Passwater lives in Berlin, Maryland, where he is the director of a research laboratory.

James South, M.A. has been a nutrition consultant, writer, lecturer and teacher for 25 years.  He was director of research and product formulator for one of America’s major vitamin companies from 1987 to 1995.  His master’s degree is in the philosophy of biology, psychology and medicine.  He is currently serving as director of research for an international antiaging clinic opening in Europe in 1998.


Paperback: 63 pages

Written By: Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D. and James South, M.A.

Publisher: Keats Publishing

Copyright: 1998 by Richard A. Passwater and James South

Language: English

ISBN-10: 087983939-2

ISBN-13: 978-087983939-0

Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.25 inches

Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

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