social isolation

  1. Mauritio

    What you can do about quarantine induced social isolation and depression : Allopregnanolone!

    This is just a heads up to everyone strugglin with depression by itself and especially depression caused by social isolation and a hopeless situation, that many people find them selves in . Social isolation does have an effect on the human body and especially brain ! There's a few studies...
  2. shine

    Social isolation stimulates hippocampal estradiol synthesis

    "17β-Estradiol is synthesized de novo in the rat hippocampus. However, the regulatory mechanism of hippocampal estradiol synthesis has remained unclear. We investigated the effects of social isolation on rat hippocampal estradiol synthesis. Rats were divided into two groups: social isolation and...
  3. haidut

    YouTube Will Soon Start Banning COVID-19 Contrarian Videos

    Full censorship is finally here. YouTube will start banning any videos discussing COVID-19 vaccines that "...contradict consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization." The funny thing is that there is hardly any consensus among WHO and the various federal, state and...
  4. haidut

    Loneliness Increases Alcohol Tolerance, May Explain "addiction"

    I posted several studies in the past about the connection between stress hormones and "addiction", especially alcohol. This new study adds more evidence to that link and now also draws serotonin in the picture. Apparently, social creatures are much more sensitive to inebriation effects of...
  5. haidut

    Pregnenolone As A Treatment For Loneliness

    I touched upon this idea/topic in some of my other posts, and just like those other posts, I would like to emphasize here that I am not suggesting steroid supplementation as a substitute for social interaction. The purpose of this post if to provide some insight on the biochemical effects of...
  6. haidut

    Low Social Status Damages The Immune System

    I have posted before on the link between status and health and I think user @Such_Saturation also posted a study on reversal of dominant social status leading to serotonergic dominance. This latest study shows that it is the relative difference of social status that matters. So, even though a...
  7. B

    Intelligence And Social Isolation

    I've heard Peat and others talk about how higher intelligence can tend to go with higher levels of social isolation. It seems like he takes the stance that it's the intelligence that causes one to not fit in, and become isolated, but I've been thinking about this a bunch lately, and I think it's...
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