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Old 10-30-11, 03:07 AM
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Gaba + 5htp

I found something natural to work for me. 300-500 mg of GABA as well as 100-300 mg of 5HTP make me yawn and feel a little knocked out. at lower doses it still helps me with relaxing so I can sleep better..

does get pricey though. I got the idea from Dream Water which really helps, except its expensive, and that consists of: melatonin, gaba, and 5HTP.

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oh also, I dont wake up groggy because i'm not sure at how long they last in your system. maybe only a few hours? great for naps!

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Re: Gaba + 5htp

how long did it take to start working? i have a super fast metabolism but have noticed that gaba relaxed me instantly!
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Re: Gaba + 5htp

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I found something natural to work for me. 300-500 mg of GABA as well as 100-300 mg of 5HTP make me yawn and feel a little knocked out. at lower doses it still helps me with relaxing so I can sleep better..

does get pricey though. I got the idea from Dream Water which really helps, except its expensive, and that consists of: melatonin, gaba, and 5HTP.

Hope I helped someone

oh also, I dont wake up groggy because i'm not sure at how long they last in your system. maybe only a few hours? great for naps!

toodles
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Re: Gaba + 5htp

I like GABA, and I would like to like 5HTP, but 5HTP seems to trigger migraines in me, so I have to stay away from it.
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Re: Gaba + 5htp

As i know,GABA supplements do not pass blood-brain barrier, their efficiency is not proved
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As i know,GABA supplements do not pass blood-brain barrier, their efficiency is not proved
I have also read that oral GABA does not cross the blood-brain barrier. However, even if true, this does not appear to rule out its efficacy in promoting sleep and many other functions. Consider...

"Effect of oral γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) administration on sleep and its absorption in humans," 2016
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6049207/
"An Updated Review on Pharmaceutical Properties of Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid" 2019
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6696076/
"GABA and l-theanine mixture decreases sleep latency and improves NREM sleep" 2019
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6366437/
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