anxiety

  1. Mauritio

    Sterile gut leads to lower anxiety, serotonin , and TPH-levels + some bacteria don't increase serotonin

    This study says: Beyond the gut, germ free mice also display an increased turnover rate of dopamine and norepinephrine (as well as serotonin) in the brain (Diaz Heijtz et al., 2011), which could generally reduce pools in systemic circulation independent of microbial production (although factors...
  2. username

    After I work out with moderate intensity I sleep very poorly and get very anhedonic, depressed, and anxious. What is my body telling me?

    I will probably post some questions about this again in the future as I am extremely tired, anhedonic, depressed, and feel like I am always on the cusp of a panic attack (though I never actually have one), so I don't know if I can't really flesh this out. I am a male of 29 years. 5'10". 185lb...
  3. Mr Joe

    Combo High Dose (B1 + Cypro + B3) + T3 for recovery

    2 Years ago Symptoms : All day Anxiety, Depression Emergency state. Any bad thought would cause belly contraction and a cycle of stress diffucult to calm. Sleepness, GERD intense headaches when doing mental effort. I am understanding now that all of these could be symptoms of very low metabolism...
  4. T

    I took my valium 12 mg dose 21 minutes too late this morning and now have physical anxiety/withdrawal

    Hey all, the past 2 days I was feeling great, had no physical anxiety all day and I finally stabilized on 12 and 12 mg. Now today I had an interview with my new addiction doctor this morning at 9 am the time I had to take my valium morning dose of 12 mg and I forgot to take it for 21 minutes...
  5. T

    How to desensitize your nervous system from benzodiazepine usage?

    See title.
  6. R

    Swallowing pills and them feeling like they are stuck and you're gonna die!

    Since I am finally calming down from my ridiculous panic episode after getting two supplement pills stuck in my throat (esophagus?), I figured I would share it so you could get a kick out of it or you could share your own horror story. Brief Context So I have always been afraid of choking...
  7. T

    I inhaled chimney smoke from the boiler outside, now I got physical anxiety hours later

    Hi all, I was in the door opening smoking a cigarette when smoke from a pipe or chimney however you wanna call it came inside and I inhaled it. It is from the boiler. Several hours later I have physical anxiety which I normally never have around this time. Is this from the boiler smoke? Did it...
  8. haidut

    Serotonin (and SSRI drugs) can cause anxiety and PTSD

    Yet another great study exposing just how much of a "happy hormone" serotonin really is. As usual, the popular press article does everything possible to avoid pointing the finger at serotonin and even engages in misdirection. For example, it says that SERT is the main target of drugs like...
  9. haidut

    More Japanese Suicides In October, Than COVID-19 Deaths In Entire 2020

    I know Japan is not the best comparison to the West due to their unique cultural attitude/tolerance towards suicides, especially in regards to people perceived to be "dishonored" due to falling on hard luck. However, it is still a stark reminded of what the lockdowns lead to and I suspect we may...
  10. Charger

    Seeking Advice: Rheumatoid Arthritis And IBS/Anxiety

    I'm looking for advice to help both my sister and mother with their longstanding health issues. My mother is in her mid-50s and has been suffering from severe Rheumatoid Arthritis for as long as I can remember. She told me she has been on Prednisone for the majority of my life (I'm 31). She was...
  11. E

    Does Coffee Make You Fat And Anxious?

    I love coffee and I drink mostly Specialty coffee myself. Espresso only :raypeatcoffee
  12. Jwicks1995

    Seroquel/Quetiapine - Cortisol/Anti-Seretonin

    I have Unipolar Depression, Anxiety & Major Gut issues. Mirtazapine seems to have failed due to the Noradrenergic profile having a negative effect on my extremely high anxiety. Cannot even handle 15mg it seems...I want to try Seroquel, I understand it affects 5HT1A & antagonizes various 5-HT...
  13. haidut

    The Social Fabric In Western Countries May Be Unraveling

    In one of Peat's recent newsletters he mentioned that there is an epidemic of mental disease in the population because the evil system these people live is preventing them from living their lives "meaningfully, creatively". A recent study corroborated Peat's writings on the truly abysmal state...
  14. haidut

    Hypothyroidism Can Cause Anxiety, Panic Attacks And Other Mental Issues

    One of the few studies that is at least attempting to frame mental health issues in terms of endocrinology. More specifically, the study below demonstrated that people with Hashimoto disease have drastically increased rates of anxiety, panic attacks and risks for other mental health disorders...
  15. T

    Barely Getting By Each Day Mostly Panic

    The depression and anxiety won't let off. I feel like I'm losing my mind here I have not slept in over 24 hours I think this is because of the Vyvanse which is for ADD. Im glad I have a doctor willing to try his best. I did terrible in school and he wanted to try Vyvanse to see if it would help...
  16. Wabby1

    Need Advice For Desperation And Stress During Pregnancy

    hello all I am currently 8 months pregnant, and I am not doing so well. I feel constantly distressed and extremely depressed. These high levels of hormones are making me crazy. I’m having emotional flashbacks to things that happened to me in my early childhood to early twenties that I thought...
  17. haidut

    Prenatal Stress Ups Serotonin, Which Causes Autism And Mental Disease In Offspring

    Another good study, which not only corroborates the causative role of elevated serotonin in a number of behavioral disorders in children (which extend into adulthood) but demonstrates the key role of endotoxin (LPS) in that process. Namely, the pregnant animals exposed to stress who had sterile...
  18. F

    Best Supplement For Dealing With Performance Anxiety?

    Hi folks, Which is the best supplement for dealing with bad performance anxiety, to take before an encounter and not causing drowsiness? Phenibut seems interesting, but I’m concerned about sides and withdrawal risks, in addition I’d like to try first the natural route. Thanks!
  19. Hans

    The High Acetylcholine Syndrome

    I wrote an article on acetylcholine which describes symptoms of high and low acetylcholine. I also discuss what can cause it to be high or low and what supplements can be used to block or boost it. The high acetylcholine syndrome » MenElite
  20. haidut

    A Third Of Americans Show Signs Of Clinical Anxiety, Depression

    The news about deteriorating health of the population just keep piling on. The latest one below shows that at least a third of the US population shows signs of clinical anxiety and/or depression. The reason I put clinical in bold is that it means the pathology is severe enough to require...
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