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Serotonin

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 42 years experience
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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Madrigal-segura
Psychiatry 54 years experience
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
Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Complex: It is a neurotransmitter, mostly in the brain and the gi system. It is released when that neuron electrically achieves an action potential, based on ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
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 Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Serotonin: Foods rich in essential amino acids, especially tryptophan & tyrosine.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Owen Scott
Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
One that doesn't: Quite a few web pages state that caffeine consumption causes a drop in serotonin. Not true- caffeine works directly on adenosine receptors. It also le... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Not cause, but feel: Insufficient performance of serotonin can cause pain to be felt as more severe and less easy to relieve. It's not a 'cause' but things that might not ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Helps: Usually exercise helps improve and stabilize serotonin levels. This can be very beneficial for sad and depression.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Witt
Clinical Psychology 22 years experience
Depends....: You have serotonin in body and in brain. OTC serotonin products do NOT metabolize and cross over the blood brain barrier. Prescriptions anti-depress... Read More