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Is the Link Between Depression and Serotonin a Myth?

Though antidepressants are a common treatment for depression, psychiatrists still don't have a clear understanding of how exactly they work. A new paper suggests that some explanations persist thanks to clever marketing, despite a lack of scientific evidence.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The underlying driver of depression is increased neuroinflammation that disrupts the second message sent by serotonin when it binds to its receptor.  This is why high-dose fish oil has significant benefits in treating both bipolar and monopoly depression.  Hype-driven marketing by drug companies is the name of the game.

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