Category: Serotonin Myths

Serotonin Gestures

Serotonin myth “In the 1990s, no academic could sell a message about lowered serotonin. There was no correlation between serotonin reuptake inhibiting potency and antidepressant efficacy. No one knew if SSRIs raised or lowered...

It’s Easy To Believe Sugar Is Unhealthy.

It’s easy to believe sugar is unhealthy, especially when you are told that regular consumption does things within your system, like for example, helping to increase the production of cholesterol. If you live in...

Sorry! We Meant To Say Lower Serotonin.

The simplistic idea that mood disorders like depression or anxiety result from insufficient serotonin in the brain, has never been properly demonstrated, and contradicts basic physiology. Regardless, extremely profitable drugs – like SSRI’s (Selective...

5-HTroublesome

Serotonin (5-HT), although popularly referred to as the ‘happiness hormone’, is a biogenic amine produced mainly in the intestines in response to stress and irritation. The association between digestive distress and mood fluctuations is...