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Can someone who takes diabetes & high cholesterol medicines along with thyroid medicine & prozac (fluoxetine) take gaba?

Can someone who takes diabetes & high cholesterol medicines along with thyroid medicine & prozac (fluoxetine) take gaba?

Medicines: You should only take medicines prescribed by your doctors. As the list of prescribed meds grows talk to your primary doctor and see which meds you can do without. I have seen patients with 20-30 prescribed meds and work my way down to dramatically reduce the number of meds. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Is L-theanine a gaba?

Is L-theanine a gaba?

No, not exactly: While structurally related to the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate, theanine only has weak affinity for the glutamate receptor on postsynaptic cells.[19] rather, its primary effect seems to increase the overall level of the brain inhibitory transmitter gaba. Source:en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/theanine. ...Read more

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Could i take GABA and klonpin at bedtimr?

Could i take GABA and klonpin at bedtimr?

Drug interactions: Taking klonopin, (clonazepam) Gabapentin and effector at the same time may increase the side effects of drowsiness, dizziness and difficulty concentrating. It is important to check with your physician or pharmacist for the dosage and times that are appropriate to take your medicine. ...Read more

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Could taking GABA help with depression?

Could taking GABA help with depression?

Not currently: Gaba is an inhibitory neurotransmitter, and as a supplement is sold as a "natural tranquilizer." by itself it doesn't cross the blood-brain barrier. There may be a role in gaba(b) [a form of gaba] in depression, as this receptor system interacts with the serotonergic system & other neurotropic factors. More research needed to define this, though. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20655491. ...Read more

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Does the GABA supplement work for anxiety?

Does the GABA supplement work for anxiety?

GABA can reduce: anxiety sx's. Other options: Passion Flower, Lemon Balm, Humulus lupulus (Hops) Valerian & Chamomile may help. Although Kava Kava may help, it has potential to cause liver damage. Lavender & chamomile essential oils (not ingested) are also calming. ...Read more

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What's the difference between GABA and gabapentin?

What's the difference between GABA and gabapentin?

NT vs Medication: Gaba is a normal neurotransmitter (nt) in the brain and other parts of the nervous system in the body. Gabapentin is a medication that affects gaba in the brain and nervous system. ...Read more

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Can II use any GABA supplements if I have anxiety?

Can II use any GABA supplements if I have anxiety?

Can help: Gaba supplements can help some individuals who have mild to moderate anxiety. Before starting any supplement, please talk to your doctor as it may interact with other medications or may not be the best option for you. ...Read more

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What would happen if the brain produced too much gaba?

What would happen if the brain produced too much gaba?

Overly calm: The answer is that you could vary from being overly calm comatose. ...Read more

Gaba (Definition)

Gamma-aminobutyric acid (also known as gaba)is used as a supplement ...Read more