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Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another. ... This includes brain cells related to mood, sexual desire and function, appetite, sleep, memory and learning, temperature regulation, and some social behavior.
originally posted by: deadlyhope
a reply to: liveandlearn
I haven't, it's definitely a thought, thanks for mentioning it!
Old serotonin boosting drugs were actually monoanime oxidase inhibitors. Mao is actually the chemical or process by which serotonin is depleted, so you're essentially lessening how much is depleted - now days most use selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, which more controls the reabsorption of serotonin.
I believe my problem to be dopamine related. I could be wrong, but I feel more apathy, lethargy, lack of energy. Less suicidal thoughts, mood swings, and sadness.
I should get checked out, I've just lost most faith in medical doctors as they are too friendly with big pharma.