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If high cortisol can decrease serotonin levels then can low cortisol(like due to iatrogenic adrenal suppression) increase serotonin levels?

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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: That

Is a tricky one because there is not enough evidence of low cortisol causing low levels of serotonin.
Depression, chronic and severe, is associated with low serotonin and could lower cortisol levels.

In brief: That

Is a tricky one because there is not enough evidence of low cortisol causing low levels of serotonin.
Depression, chronic and severe, is associated with low serotonin and could lower cortisol levels.
Dr. Martin Morell
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