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post #29 of (permalink) Old 01-28-2016, 03:19 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by AnnBlakeTracy View Post
In 2000 or 2001 Dr. Murray Ellis published research indicating that those suffering from anxiety disorders have serotonin levels EIGHT TIMES HIGHER than normal. He went on to ask what I have been asking for 25 years now which is why are we giving drugs that increase serotonin (all antidepressants do this) when those suffering anxiety disorders already have elevated levels of serotonin. This is why the drugs make it worse.
this does make sense to me... what should you do if u have high serotonin? reduce it? How? and also how do u check it?
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