Menopause is a time that women stop menstruating and experience symptoms related to less production of estrogen hormone in their body. The drop of estrogen levels triggers physical as well as emotional changes such as depression, sleeping problems, night sweats and hot flashes.
5HTP is manufactured from tryptophan and natural amino acid found in most dietary proteins. In the body 5HTP is converted to an important neurotransmitter called serotonin, which helps regulate mood, behavior and sleep. 5HTP has been proven to be beneficial when taken by menopausal women.