Common "Increase Serotonin Level" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

Increase Serotonin Level

Serotonin is a chemical messenger present in your body, which regulates many bodily functions like promoting good sleep, help in digestion, and improves memory. Low serotonin levels result in depression, irritability, impulsiveness, digestive problems, and sweet cravings.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Kindly explain the link between serotonin and Alzheimer's.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a family member dealing with Alzheimer's disease, and I have heard about the potential role of serotonin in cognitive health, especially in cases of mild cognitive impairment. Can you provide a comprehensive understanding of how serotonin is linked to Alzheimer's and if there ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to give you some information based on scientific research. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including mood regulation, sleep, and appetite. Recen...  Read Full »

Please explain how music therapy promotes mental health.

Query: Hi doctor, I have heard about the benefits of music therapy for mental health and overall well-being. Can you provide insights into how music therapy works as a therapeutic intervention? Additionally, are there specific genres or techniques within music therapy that are recommended for promoting men...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to the family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. Music therapy is one of the old concepts to reduce stress in old times. It is one of the best methods for relaxation. It helps to increase the secretion of serotonin and dop...  Read Full »

My son has serotonin syndrome. What should he eat?

Query: Hello doctor, My 39-year-old son was hospitalized for five days with serotonin syndrome. He was given intravenous and Ativan. He was discharged from the hospital, and he will go to his doctor regarding his meds. The problem is he was never told if he needed to stay away from certain foods that might...  Read Full »

Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is true that diet is very difficult for patients with serotonin syndrome. But, there are many myths as well about diet. 1. Most cheese and cheese products nowadays are low in tyramine levels. So, they are not that harmful. To be called yogurt, milk must be ferm...  Read Full »

How can HIIT exercise boost your mood?

Query: Hello doctor, How HIIT exercise can boost your mood?  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 f...  Read Full »

How to trigger serotonin production?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I have been on different antidepressants for 14 years now. I did a 4 week taper off of Lexapro and have been off completely for one and a half weeks now. The physical symptoms of withdrawal are gone. But, I just feel depressed. I am in a constant depressive state. Will ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Early onset depression (less than 35 years of age) and that too of 14 years duration is not the ideal condition to taper off antidepressants. Only in typical depression that starts after a known stressor is episodic or lasts only 6 to 9 months when left untreated, is a tr...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.