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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Serotonin: Lack or deficiency of serotonin presents as depression.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Sympts off anx meds: MeghanS006~ the anti-anx meds..are they SSRIs? If so ask if your depression has got worse simultaneously. If so, the symptoms could be related. If not ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Discuss: Do dscuss issue with prescribing physician. I'm sure she's aware of all pertinent issues. Glad your Mom is being proactive for you, but understand t ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
TwoNeurotransmitters: Serotonin is a neural transmitter primarily found in the gastrointestinal tract, platelets, and in the central nervous system. Dopamine is a neurot ... Read More
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Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Depression: Long term use of opioids, such as hydrocodone, can cause depression. Low serotonin levels also cause depression. If you have a history of depression ... Read More
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Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
53 years experience Psychiatry
Your own cells: There are some precursors like L Tryptophane but your own neurons will synthesize it in very selective areas where this neurotransmission takes place. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Serotonin: First discovery was in 1937 when it was named as Enteramine. The name Serotonin was given in 1948. Its discovery in the brain was in 1953.
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Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience Psychiatry
It is your Happy NT: The beauty of these neurotransmitters is they perform a variety of function leading to happiness, including your sleep, apetite , weight, regulation o ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Please repost and include the tissue or organ of interest: Blood? Brain? Left kidney? Right big toe? Also why you are asking: are you asking because y ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Serotonin: Foods rich in essential amino acids, especially tryptophan & tyrosine.
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