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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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A 48-year-old member asked:
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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Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
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
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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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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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A 36-year-old female asked:
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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Owen Scott
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Helps: Usually exercise helps improve and stabilize serotonin levels. This can be very beneficial for sad and depression.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Witt
21 years experience Psychiatry
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

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