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Has anyone tried this for depression and anxiety ? Did it work ??? I just ordered it and I pray it work I been feeling so down for years ☹️

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I tried it years ago with mixed results, I would say it seemed to work very well but then didn't but then did again, many people take this and do have good results, I would highly reccomend magnesium and vitamin d :-)

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Thank you so much I just can’t come out of this funk , I hoping so much that this works for me I’m so ready to be myself again do you think I can take them together ?

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Ah yes these things work very well together, they are all natural supplements just make sure you don't take too high a dose of any of them and you will be ok :-) don't go over 300mg magnesium or over 5000 IU of vitamin d, if you have depression you are probably low in both :-)

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I brought L-tyrosine , 5htp, and a multivitamin I was gone add fish oil also I’m desperate to feel better and yes I have depression and anxiety .

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Ok cool :-) I would possibly be careful with tyrosine, that can have mixed results, if I was you I would take the multivitamins and get onto around 4000-5000 IU of vitamin d that has vitamin K2 in it as well and get a good magnesium too :-) then add fish oil :-)

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What is IU ? And thank you all grab that tomorrow I just really hope this works so I can see the light at the end of the tunnel

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What is IU ? And thank you all grab that tomorrow I just really hope this works so I can see the light at the end of the tunnel

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International unit is what IU stands for. It's just another way to measure medicines.

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Just so you know, if you have any health conditions and are able to talk to a doctor, you can get help with your anxiety and depression from your primary care doctor.

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Is a measurement of amount of the tablet, if you are USA it might be in mg or mcg just convert it :-) 5000 IU is the upper amount for most people

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I would ask these kinds of questions to your primary care physician. If you don't have a doctor, does your community have a free medical clinic or mental health center or visiting nurse association that you could contact for help? It can be risky to mix lots of over-the-counter supplements when you do not have medical knowledge. Even asking a pharmacist what to do would be a good idea. I hope you feel better soon. Getting fresh air and physical exercise can help, little by little, as well as talking to someone who cares and is supportive of you. I have been on antidepressant meds since 1984 but suffered for years. Finally, the med I was prescribed in 1992 worked. I'm still taking it! It still works. I have to practice healthy coping skills, too. It's not the pills alone. I have learned a lot of healthy coping skills by talking with my therapist and being in a support group. God bless you and I hope you can get the help you need!

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I started taking HCF which helps with my anxiety. I think someone on this site recommended it. I haven't tried htp. I hope it works for you.

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I haven't heard of that. I take St. John's wort. It's what works for me. When my depression was at its worse, I took Zoloft. Good luck.

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