Category: Serotonin Myths

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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...

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Sorry! We Meant To Say Lower Serotonin.

The simplistic idea that mood disorders like depression or anxiety – and numerous other conditions of the mind – predominantly result from insufficient serotonin levels in the brain, has never been properly experimentally demonstrated...

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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...