How to Take 5-HTP and understand the risks with Dr. Sahelian
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan), also known as oxitriptan is a dietary supplement for use as an anti-depressant, appetite suppressant and sleep aid. 5-HTP is sold over the counter so you may assume it's safe, however, there are important things you need to know before you start using this powerful supplement. In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian, MD, walks you through the process of taking this drug and what you can expect while you are on it. Be safe and make sure you don't over do it with this helpful video.