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    On my 22nd day on Perika standardized to 2% hyperforin but still no improvement in mood

    I found an article on WedMD saying Mirtazapine takes 1-4 weeks to start working so hang in there! I like SJW because for me it starts working very quickly, and while it works for many people alas it doesn't work for everybody...
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    On my 22nd day on Perika standardized to 2% hyperforin but still no improvement in mood

    Hi Ramon, I'm sorry the SJW didn't work as expected but I'm very happy you decided to try something else instead of give up. Fingers crossed it works, and even if it doesn't there are more options including 5-HTP which is also over-the-counter. Wishing you the best! By the way, every...
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    Newby

    Hi Guitarman, thanks for joining the forum and posting a hello. I hope it works great for you! Keep us posted.
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    mildac

    Here's a translation of Coco's message... Bonjour Les, je fait un tranduction de Google Translate: I'm sorry to hear you started getting anxiety taking St. John's Wort, I don't know how common that is. You could try something like 5-HTP, it is available without a prescription too and works...
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    15 years on Wellbutrin, off for 4.5 years with the help of SJW

    +1 for Maca, it's been used for centuries for boosting libido. It can be a bit expensive but it's worth trying. Ginseng can be helpful for libido too, also expensive in capsules but your local Chinese herbal store may carry it in an inexpensive, liquid vial form of ginseng, which can be better...
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    I'm going to shut down this site... :(

    Thanks everyone for your nice words, I appreciate it. That's what I needed to hear too. Okay, you've got it, I'll keep it going. And if anyone sees weird things on the forum like spam just hit the "Report" button on the bottom of that post, it flags it for me and sends me an email, making it...
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    Started SJW a week ago on May 15, 2018 at a lower dose of 300 mg, 2x a day instead of 3x a day due to my smaller body size

    Hi Ramon, coco's message translates to mean, it's better to start with small doses. And I agree, see how the 600mg goes for you, you can always go to 900mg later. I like to take mine at night before bed.
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    I'm going to shut down this site... :(

    I'll keep it going as long as there's interest, and ideally I can find someone to help run the site and keep it more active.
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    I'm going to shut down this site... :(

    I think I got most of the spam on the main page removed now - if you find more, just flag it and I'll keep deleting. And I upgraded to XenForo 2 this week to tighten the spam controls, there are 542 attempted spam messages in the queue that didn't make it to the forum. :)
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    I'm going to shut down this site... :(

    Thanks for the reply. It's not a money issue at all, and not a technical issue either. I just want the forum to be used and be helpful to people out there. I can't reply to every message and it's tough to see people ask questions here and go for days, or weeks, or longer, without a response...
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    I'm going to shut down this site... :(

    Sadly after 20+ years I think I'll need to shut down this site. Few people use the forum anymore and there's a constant barrage of spammers. If anyone is interested in taking over the website and forum please email me. I'd like to hand it over to someone who truly cares about people and wants...
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    40 years old and I'm finally addressin' the depression

    Mostly better is pretty good! Everyone has bad days sometimes. Thanks for the update!
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    Withdrawal symptoms?

    Denise I meant to ask you: how well did the Gaia brand work for you? Someone who just joined here, "Fast Heart Mart" was asking about that brand so I thought I'd reply to your post. Perika is a well-known brand as well, it's just not available everywhere. Hope you are doing well. I'm not sure...
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    SJW and alcohol

    Cool, thank-you for the comments! After a full 20 years of running this site and the forums, the real reason I keep it running is for people like you. Thanks for joining and posting! Kelly
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    40 years old and I'm finally addressin' the depression

    Hi and welcome! The site isn't very busy anymore, I guess I mis-managed it for a while so people left and then I even shut it down for a month or so, only to revive it later... and I still visit every week or two. While it's not as busy as it once was I hope that it's still a valuable place to...
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    Introducing myself

    Hi Elizabeth and welcome!!
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    Dosage question

    Hey Paul, that's cool and thanks for letting us know. Getting the info from the source is the best too. In a way it makes sense as most capsules say "take 1/day" on the bottle whereas you'd typically need 3/day to be effective. I'm a coffee addict as well. Caffeine is still a drug but at least...
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    Dosage question

    Hi Paul and welcome to the forum! Does it say anything else on the bottle about the concentration, standardization or the amount of hypericin? I really like tinctures but have always found the dosage calculations to be very confusing as it's the amount of hypericin, the medical component found...
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    Introducing myself

    Hi Jenn and welcome to the forum! Thanks for taking the time to register & post. Many people find St. John's Wort starts working pretty quickly but not everyone, which is why it's good to wait at least a few weeks. I hope it works well for you. Feel free to ask questions anytime.