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SSRIs are “selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors” and SNRIs are “selective norepinepherine reuptake inhibitors”. These are antidepressant medications that work by affecting neurotransmitters. SSRIs and SNRIs slow down the body’s clearing away of the neurotransmitter—enabling it to do its work for a longer time. This has an effect on mood. The first SSRI was fluoxetine (sold […]

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ALT stands for alanine aminotransferase; it is a substance that is released into the blood when liver cells are damaged. ALT levels in the serum will give you an idea if there is any liver cell damage occurring. A randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled, 5-treatment, parallel-group, inpatient, diet-controlled (meals provided), longitudinal study of 145 healthy adults, appearing

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