Study shows how serotonin and a popular anti-depressant affect the gut's microbiota

Could a chemical produced by the brain that regulates mood, sleep and breathing also be protective in people with epilepsy? New research has found that higher levels of serotonin in the blood after a seizure are linked to a lower incidence of seizure-related breathing problems called apneas, when a person temporarily stops breathing. The study is published in the September 4, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Why do some people stop breathing after seizures?

Could a chemical produced by the brain that regulates mood, sleep and breathing also be protective in people with epilepsy? New research has found that higher levels of serotonin in the blood ...

Wed 4 Sep 19 from Medical Xpress

Serotonin helps gut microbes thrive

The antidepressant Prozac may interrupt this gut-microbe communication

Wed 4 Sep 19 from CandEN

Serotonin, Prozac affect the gutís microbiota

Anew study in mice led by UCLA biologists strongly suggests that serotonin and drugs that target serotonin, such as anti-depressants, can have a major effect ... Read more

Fri 6 Sep 19 from Science Blog

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