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...


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...



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...