5-HTP decrease cortisol levels

Does 5-htp decrease cortisol levels?

Effectiveness Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well 5-htp is able to decrease cortisol levels. The overall rating for this claim is 1 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of 5-HTP to decrease cortisol levels. Using 5-HTP to decrease cortisol levels will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for 5-HTP's Ability to Decrease Cortisol Levels

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There is one study in the database on 5-htp; the confidence rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

References

Title of Study
The Effects of 5-Hydroxytryptophan in Combination with Different Fatty Acids on Gastrointestinal Functions: A Pilot Experiment

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