5-HTP has been suggested to support REM (rapid eye movement) sleep while simultaneously promoting SWS or slow-wave sleep (deep sleep stages 3 and 4) and without increasing the duration of total sleep time.*
The benefits of REM sleep have been suggested to include cognitive function enhancements such as supporting memory. Adequate SWS and REM sleep are both essential to the various functions of the sleep process.
Magnesium has been suggested to support the depth and duration of slow-wave sleep and also without change to total sleep time.*It is extremely important for athletes to get a deep and restful sleep because this is when recovery, muscle tissue repair, anabolic hormone production and muscle growth are maximized.*
This ZMA-5 formula promotes all of the proven benefits of the precise dosages and ratios of the ingredients contained in ZMA plus the added synergistic and powerful effects of 5-HTP to help support the next generation of recovery and sleep supporting supplementation.*