The Natural Way to Overcome Depression, Obesity, and Insomnia
By Michael T. Murray
(Bantam, Paperback, 9780553379464, 304pp.)
Publication Date: June 1, 1999
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The most authoritative and comprehensive guide to realizing the amazing health benefits of 5-HTP
Written by one of America's leading naturopathic doctors, 5-HTP explains how this natural amino acid can safely and effectively regulate low serotonin levels, which have been linked to depression, obesity, insomnia, migraines, and anxiety.
5-HTP is also a powerful antioxidant that can protect the body from free-radical damage, reducing the risk of serious illnesses such as cancer. 5-HTP has already helped thousands, and Dr. Murray, citing extensive scientific studies and case histories, shows how this groundbreaking supplement can help you.
"A clear and practical guide...I recommend it highly."
--Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
"Dr. Murray is...a champion of natural medicine who has much to teach psychiatry about relieving mental suffering."
--Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D., bestselling author of Healing Anxiety with Herbs and Hypericum (St. John's Wort) and Depression
"Explains why 5-HTP, a natural substance, is as powerful a treatment as the latest wonder drugs--and yet is so much safer it doesn't need a prescription! This is an important book that will bring blessed relief to many people."
--Melvyn R. Werbach, M.D., author of Nutritional Influences on Mental Illness; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles
"Again Dr. Murray is on target, this time teaching us the pertinent facts and the importance of serotonin and its precursor, 5-HTP.... An important book for all who desire a healthier, longer, and more fruitful life."
--James F. Balch, Jr., M.D., author of The Super Antioxidants