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πŸ“ How To Increase Serotonin In The Human Brain Without Drugs

Serotonin is brought up a lot in the discussion about carbohydrates.
First of all there are 2 kinds of serotonin, the body-serotonin which is produced by the Enteric Nervous system and constitutes 95% of all the serotonin in the human body, and the brain-serotonin which is synthesized by the brain (blood-brain barrier issues).

You might have been lead to believe that carbohydrates are necessary to produce brain-serotonin but that is not true.
Here is a paper discussing 4 different ways to increase the levels.
Serotonin is a major rabbit hole but this is a good start.

Read the article here

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2077351/

Updated on March 17, 2020

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