A 42-year-old male asked:
Are urine neurotransmitter tests accurate? seems like from published literature any positives result from placebo effect.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
Non-evidence based: These are not standard tests, i've seen no literature except a speculative herbalist piece to support their use, and it doesn't make physiologic sense to believe that the infinitesimal amounts of various neurotransmitters in the brain would be reflected in crude urinary levels. I understand that results come with recommendations for rx's. Looks phony to me too.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2014
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