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How Your Gut Influences Your Mental Health: It’s Practically a Second Brain | Dr. Emeran Mayer

The Mind-Gut Connection is something that people have intuitively known for a long time but science has only I would say in the last few years gotten a grasp and acceptance of this concept. It essentially means that your brain…


What you need to know about anti-depressant medications for pharmacology

Anti-depressant drugs 4 major classes of anti-depressants Norepinephrine and serotonin are major transmitters involved in depression Low norepinephrine and low serotonin in major depressive disorders SSRIs or the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs=Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Prozac, Paxil Common side effects=GI…

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Pharmacology – ANTIDEPRESSANTS – SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, MAOIs, Lithium ( MADE EASY)

in this lecture I’m going to talk about antidepressants so let’s get right into it we all experience changes in mood sometimes we feel happy and energetic and other times we feel sad and irritable fortunately these moods usually don’t…


How Doctors Accidentally Discovered Psychiatric Drugs

[INTRO ♪] A century ago, the idea that pharmaceuticals could treat mental illness was considered fringe science—now, it’s fundamental psychiatry. That shift happened when effective drugs for conditions like schizophrenia and depression were found in the 1950s—by accident. Basically, some…