Does 5-htp work?
Overall Effectiveness Rating for 5-HTP
The overall effectiveness rating for 5-htp is 1.9 out of 3. This rating means there is some evidence that using 5-htp may lead to positive results. This rating also means that some evidence does not back up all claims. Below you can find individual ratings for specific claims.
Overall Confidence Rating for 5-HTP
There are 5 studies in the database on 5-htp; the confidence rating is 38. 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. Note, this rating is for 5-htp as a whole. There are also individual ratings for the claims below.
Products Containing 5-HTP
The overall ratings above do no necessarily reflect each claim about 5-htp. Individual claims can have higher or lower ratings. For example, some supplements may have a lot of backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on claims below for more information.
|Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims
|increase weight loss