Coping Skill – Hangxiety

Alcohol – The cause of and solution to all my problems

-Homer Simpson

Enjoy your wine, but do not allow yourself to become saturated”



Alcohol and caffeine (or other stimulants) can generate a nice euphoric feeling upon its moderate arrival but occasionally it can twang your nervous system as it departs your body.

This in turn can bring about anxious feelings or impact sleep.

Anxiety and Stress can be significantly heightened once the drinking has stopped and sobriety returns.


The Vicious Circle

This is were the vicious circle of self-medicating can originate to avoid withdrawal.

Griffonia seeds are a product that can help in the short -term and balance those brain chemicals heightened through withdrawal.

When taken by mouth: It is possibly safe to take 5-HTP in doses of up to 400 mg daily for up to one year. The most common side effects include heartburn, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, sexual problems, and muscle problems. Large doses of 5-HTP, such as 6-10 grams daily, are possibly unsafe.

Disclaimer: –Warning – Always consult your medical practitioner to ensure all supplements are right for you.


Griffonia simplicifolia is a type of plant found in western parts of Africa. The seeds are used as a medicine because they contain a chemical called 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP). Griffonia simplicifolia seeds are commonly used by mouth for depression, anxiety, weight loss, headaches, and insomnia.

5-HTP dietary supplements help raise serotonin levels in the brain. Since serotonin helps regulate mood and behavior, 5-HTP may have a positive effect on sleep, mood, anxiety, appetite, and pain sensation.







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