Tag: stress

  • Breaking the Stress Cycle

    Hey Dave, I know you favor cyproheptadine a lot but after thinking about your recent unpleasant experience, I wanted to send some information your way. I’ve been learning as much as I can about serotonin and signalling in the body, and it is some pretty deep stuff. Serotonin modulation is able to detect CO2 in…

  • Depression, Cortisol and Male Pattern Baldness…The Buteyko Cure for Balding

    Depression has been associated with hair loss, and cortisol contributes to both pathologies (and heart disease) in males:“…MDD [major depressive disorder] and ND [non-depressive] individuals exhibited similar baseline and stress cortisol levels, but MDD patients had much higher cortisol levels during the recovery period than their ND counterparts.“SOURCE:¬†Depression and cortisol responses to psychological stress: a…

  • How DHEA Skyrockets Libido by Lowering Stress and How Trauma Causes Sex Addiction

    My sex drive is still hit and miss, as is my sense of pleasure, euphoria, social cleverness, wit (basically everything associated with dopaminergic activity and high testosterone.) As shown by my crystal clear vision (as opposed to my previous myopia), serotonin seems quite low. Are there any other methods that you have found to raise…

  • Mirtazapine Lowers Cortisol and Blocks the Stress Response

    Mirtazapine lowers cortisol and serotonin, responsible for its benefits in autism-spectrum disorder (ASD), major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Mirtazapine lowers cortisol: “…in all subjects, the cortisol (COR) concentrations were remarkably lower after mirtazapine compared to placebo…” “Mirtazapine lowered afternoon cortisol from week 1 to 4.” “Mirtazapine has been…