Will 5-HTPn help to increase serotonin level? Suffering from sleeping problem, depression and anxieties. - Answered in Psychiatry

There is relation between low serotonin level and depression and anxiety ... How can I increase serotonin levelView thread »

Am I suffering from a mental problem? - Answered in Internal Medicine

Escitalopram is a SSRI class of medicine (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) that raises the sustained levels of a neurotransmitter named serotonin ... Vitamin D levels are very important here ... Keep taking medications for high cholesterol and blood pressure as this is mandatory to keep a normal level of lipids and blood pressure should remain in limits … View thread »

I have leg restlessness, tiredness and sleepiness altogether. Why is it so? - Answered in Psychiatry

Escitalopram increases serotonin levels and there is a dopamine deficit remaining in most patients ... The symptoms described by you are symptoms of depression which are due to low dopamine levels … View thread »

Do you think low serotonin can cause fatigue, loss of energy and appetite? - Answered in Neurology

I went to visit a neurologist and he said that I had a low level of serotonin ... If it is a low level of serotonin, what do you suggest is the best way to recuperate … View thread »

I am suffering from post-SSRI sexual dysfunction. Please help. - Answered in Psychiatry

No such evidence say SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) would affect people after such a long time ... Anxiety and depression both are because of low levels of serotonin in brain and disturbances in norepinephrine levels … View thread »

What foods to avoid in serotonin syndrome? - Answered in Internal Medicine

Hello doctor,My 39-year-old son was hospitalized for five days with serotonin syndrome ... The problem is he was never told if he needs to stay away from certain foods that might cause his serotonin levels to elevate ... There is a list of foods that increase serotonin levels which include foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as tuna, and those high in tryptophan, an amino acid found in eggs, soy and soy beverages, turkey, eggs, pumpkin seeds, peanuts and peanut butter, chicken and cheeses … View thread »

Kindly tell me how HIT exercise boosts the mood. - Answered in General Medicine

I am sure a lot of people are aware of the neurotransmitter serotonin which is directly linked to mood changes ... A decrease in the amount of serotonin in the body can lead to depression and low mood ... When talking about exercise to boost your mood, it is thereby wise to focus on the ones that raise your blood serotonin levels significantly … View thread »

What might help a person with difficulty in processing information and direction? - Answered in Neurology

The result came GABA 104, serotonin 5436, and glutamate 1034 which is low ... These findings indicate low neurotransmitters (serotonin, GABA) which may be responsible for his problems ... I suggest doing complete blood count and checking thyroid hormone levels … View thread »

Depression - Awareness, Self-Diagnosis, and Treatment Modalities - Published in Emotional and Mental Health

imbalance of neurotransmitters (brain chemicals), predominantly serotonin, whose level is lowered ... Decreased activity levels … View thread »

I have submucosal uterine fibroid. Will it affect my pregnancy? - Answered in Psychiatry

In some case, medicines like low dose SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) as Fluoxetine or Sertraline can be used ... You are feeling reduction in your energy levels just because of your anxiety related to the illness … View thread »

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