Experiment: Lowering Serotonin Level.

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Experiment: Lowering Serotonin Level.

Post by Mansfield » Fri Feb 10, 2006 11:18 am


A long time ago, I watched a program about an experiment during which the subjects were given a drink which lowers the level of serotonin significantly. Is this a well-known experiment? Are the ingredients of the drink known, or any ingredient capable of such an effect?

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Re: Experiment: Lowering Serotonin Level.

Post by zami'87. » Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:43 pm

high levels of serotonin induce optimism,pleasantness so with low level u should feel moody,even be aggressive..also when brain detects night melatonin is made from serotonin and u feel sleepy(that's why u drink milk before bedetime -milk contains tryptophan...(aminoacid from which serotonin is synthesized)...then from serotonin melatonin is made(melatonin is secreted from pineal gland)during night...
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Post by Linn » Sat Feb 11, 2006 9:56 pm

I dont know
Hope someone who oes answers
because i dont want that drink! :lol:

but i know when I need seratonin i eat chockolate. yum! :)
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:50 am

Chocolate is also a source of ß-endorphin ;)
Serotonin + endorphin = a lot of pleasure hmmm :)

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