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Vita Aid Professional Therapeutics



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Helps to promote healthy mood balance, relieve symptoms of fibromyalgia, and reduce the severity and duration of migraine headaches when taken as a prophylactic. To be used with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity (if possible) to help in weight management by reducing carbohydrate cravings. Used as a sleep aid.
For healthy mood balance & relief of fibromyalgia - take 1 capsule, 3 times a day. For migraine prophylaxis - take 1-2 capsules, 2-3 times a day. For weight management - take 3 capsules, 3 times a day. Take 30 minutes before a meal. As a sleep aid - take 1-2 capsules, 30-45 minutes before bedtime. Take with food for all purposes except weight management and sleep aid. Use for 2-3 weeks to see beneficial effects. Start dosing at 100 mg, 2 times per day and slowly increase to effective dose over 2 week period. Consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 6 months for all purposes except weight management (ie. 12 weeks). Serving Size: One Capsule Amount Per Serving L-5-HTP (L-5-Hydroxytryptophan)(seed)(from Griffonia simplicifolia) .....100 mg >space< Non-medicinal Ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, L-leucine, pullulan (capsule), silicon dioxide.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; or if you are taking carbidopa or drugs/supplements with serotonergic activity (these may include, but are not limited to, L-tryptophan, S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe), St. John's wort, antidepressants, pain killers, medication containing dextromethorphan, anti-nausea and anti-migraine medication). Discontinue use amd consult a health care practitioner if you show signs of weakness, oral ulcers, or abdominal pain accompanied by severe muscle pain or if you experience skin changes. Do not use if you have scleroderma. Some people may experience drowsiness. Exercise caution if operating heavy machinery, drivin a motor vehicle or involved in activities requiring mental alertness.
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