In my twenties I viewed aging through the stereotypical lens of “Grumpy Old Men”. Now that I’m older it doesn’t seem so funny.
How can Tryptophan Help?
As we age our bio-chemistry gradually changes almost unnoticed until one day the changes have summated to the point we are no longer that youthful self we once were. These changes include increased irritability, inability to handle stress, increased anxiety, inability to sleep and possible depression. All the above have one thing in common. A reduction in the brain’s neurotransmitter called serotonin (aka. “The Feel Good Neurotransmitter”).