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susaloh

Reged: 02/02/03
Posts: 96
Loc: Kiel, Germany
Re: Serotonin Info
      04/09/03 03:55 AM

Hi!
Of course I'm not an expert myself, but for once I don't agree with the expert's answer in this last post. My IBS (not D attacks, rather cramps, pain plus loose stools) has just got worse again and I'm once more taking my 5HT Medication. I've discussed this on other boards and there was some confusion, so I better explain, this is not an over-the-counter supplement, but a proper medication produced by an Italian pharmaceutic company and prescribed by doctors for example in Italy and Portugal. It's supposed to raise Serotonin levels in the brain and is prescribed against a number of things, i.e.
depression
chronic pain disorders
sleeplessness
migraines
and, inofficially, IBS

So, if it promotes sleep, it's quite natural for the lady to feel tired, isn't it? I haven't got any sleep problems but I certainly sleep even better when I'm taking it, but I'm not tired during the day. I also, as a little side effect, get no period pains at all. But most of all, it calms down my guts, reduces the 'hyperactivity' and morning urgency and just simply helps me get out of the vicious cycle of pain and loose stools (in this case triggered by a stomach virus and attempts at trying new foods (i.e. potatoes).

I always hesitate writing about this because none of you guys can get this medication where you are (I get it through my sister who's a doctor in Portuga), but I thought this may add to this theoretical discussion - to know that there are people who've got hands on experience with the effects of Serotonin!

Susaloh

P.S. I'm only taking a third of the maintenance dosis right now and have never taken more than two thirds, as my sister wants to keep me on a minimum of drugs, but sometimes I wonder if I shouldn't try up the dosis, we'll see! It certainly has got NO side effects whatsoever.


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* Serotonin Info KinOz 03/31/03 02:29 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Essence   04/01/03 05:06 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   04/01/03 07:50 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Andie   10/02/04 05:52 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   10/02/04 10:33 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   10/02/04 08:56 AM
. * seratonin link - hence bowel movements on mdma? jo1978   04/15/03 10:37 PM
. * Re: seratonin link - hence bowel movements on mdma? shawneric   04/16/03 08:22 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info KinOz   04/01/03 10:01 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   04/02/03 06:41 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   04/03/03 09:33 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info susaloh   04/09/03 03:55 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Galwae   04/10/03 11:57 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info susaloh   04/10/03 11:40 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info HeatherAdministrator   04/09/03 01:54 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info - Answer to Heather's question susaloh   04/10/03 03:06 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   04/09/03 08:40 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric susaloh   04/11/03 09:30 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric shawneric   04/11/03 10:15 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric juniper   04/13/03 07:02 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric shawneric   04/14/03 08:25 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric looktostars   04/13/03 06:40 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info -question for ShawnEric shawneric   04/14/03 08:29 AM
. * Sorry, but what's CBT? susaloh   04/11/03 10:41 AM
. * Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -nt- HeatherAdministrator   04/11/03 11:18 AM
. * Re: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -nt- shawneric   04/11/03 12:06 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Essence   04/09/03 06:39 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info chris123   04/09/03 06:33 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Essence   04/09/03 06:42 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info HeatherAdministrator   04/09/03 01:49 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info Essence   04/09/03 06:45 PM
. * Re: Serotonin Info HeatherAdministrator   04/10/03 10:25 AM
. * Re: Serotonin Info shawneric   04/11/03 09:02 AM
. * Re: Shawneric this may sound silly.. KinOz   04/04/03 02:25 PM
. * Re: Shawneric this may sound silly.. shawneric   04/05/03 09:14 AM
. * Re: Shawneric this may sound silly.. Snow for Sarala   04/06/03 09:45 AM
. * Re: Shawneric this may sound silly.. shawneric   04/05/03 10:09 AM
. * Re: Thanks KinOz   04/05/03 02:54 PM
. * Re: Thanks shawneric   04/08/03 09:06 AM
. * Re: bloating Essence   04/04/03 05:58 PM

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