Basis of classical dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia

Prozac, a common antidepressant of the SSRI type, elevates serotonin levels in the brain.
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SSRI's affect the levels of serotonin in the brain.

The most obvious initial target would be to test zinc dispensed from a TDM bracelet as a glutamate-like neurotransmitter and a means of boosting levels of serotonin, a zinc-based molecule, in the treatment of depression. In effect, TDM zinc would compete with serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as Prozac and Zoloft. Its potential advantages:

Do you know of any tests to see which neurotransmitter is off and causing the depression I have? A.
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Low levels of serotonin are thought to be associated with depression.

Adenosine is believed to serve as a neuromodulator rather than a neurotransmitter in the brain, which means that it regulates the response of neurons to other neurotransmitters. Adenosine is believed to play a role in the motor-incoordinating and hypnotic effects of ethanol. Some biochemical studies have attempted to determine the mechanism by which ethanol influences this system. Ethanol is believed to act directly on the adenosine receptors, and has also been found to enhance cyclic AMP responses to adenosine in human lymphocytes and in neuroblastoma-glioma cells in culture. (Tabakoff & Hoffman,1992)

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Neurotransmitters in the synaptic cleft attach to postsynaptic receptor sites and trigger an action potential in the postsynaptic membrane. Some neurotransmitters attach to presynaptic neurotransmitter receptors (autoreceptors) located on the membrane (pre-synaptic membrane) of the cell that originally released them.

Tricyclics A type of antidepressant medication which affects neurotransmitters in the brain.
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The neurogenesis hypothesis of depression posits (1) ..

Thinking affects the entire body. There is mounting scientific evidence demonstrating the intimate relationship between the brain, the rest of the nervous system, the endocrine system and the immune system, highlighted by the emergence of psychoneuroendocrinology [1] and psychoneuroimmunology [2]. These two fields of medical study and practice are shedding light on the how the relationship between thinking, stress, the brain, hormones and the body’s immune defenses affect psychological and physical wellbeing.

The Chemistry of Depression - Neurotransmitters and …

There have been countless people who have recovered from their depression without incurring the costs of such urinary neurotransmitter testing.
I am also concerned about the high dosages of selenium.

Biology of Depression – Neurotransmitters

I have not seen any peer reviewed published research that demonstrates that repeatedly testing urinary neurotransmitter levels leads to a better outcome for patients who are depressed.
Many people with mild to moderate depression may find mood elevation with using 50 to 100 mg of 5-HTP supplements bought online or in a health food store without incurring the expense of doctor visits and neurotransmitter testing.

Biology Of Depression - Neurotransmitters

Use of proper levels of cofactors and sulfur amino acids is required for optimal results
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The generic protocol developed for treatment of neurotransmitter dysfunction disease relating to the catecholamine system and/or serotonin system involves the use of tyrosine, 5-HTP, and cofactors.