A 51-year-old member asked:
can there be a connection between synesthesia and medication (not recreational drugs though!) ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 21 years experience
Yes: Some studies suggest excessive serotonin can be associated with synesthesia so any medication that increases levels of serotonin, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), can theoretically contribute to synesthesia.
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Last updated May 25, 2016
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