Posted by Libby on June 27, 2000, at 17:57:42
In reply to Re: Cyclothymia mood stabilizers - SLS, posted by Janice on June 20, 2000, at 0:06:22
Scott (?) said...
>A friend of mine who has bipolar disorder is >playing around with chromium picolinate. Do you >know anything about it?
Chromium Picolinate is supposed to increase levels of the amino acid L-tryptophan which is supposed to increase serotonin. That's one of the reasons a glass of warm milk or a turkey sandwich can make you feel cozy & sleepy.
There's an article at:
that offers a discussion of amino supplements as an alternative to drug therapy for ADD.