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Hormones & Pharmacological Agents

Oxitriptan

9 years, 3 months ago

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Posted on Mar 19, 2008, 1 p.m. By Bill Freeman

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Oxitriptan or 5-hydroxy-tryptophan (5HT) is converted into the neurotransmitter serotonin in the body. Serotonin is a key factor in mood regulation, and the reduction of depression and anxiety. A lack of serotonin has been linked to compulsive disorders, especially the overeating of carbohydrates.

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