Posted by Alexanderfromdenmark on March 4, 2009, at 16:20:32
In reply to Re: Do SSRI's cause dopamine depletion, posted by bulldog2 on March 4, 2009, at 16:00:48
> > I'm asking about this because it was discussed in another thread, I'm wondering whether in clever and knowledgeable people here know any real research that proves that long-term SSRI use can deplete dopamine and how it does it.
> > Also if they do deplete dopamine, how can one replenish it..
> > And thirdly? Do SSRI medications and all reuptake inhibtors in the long run simply exhaust the brain of neurotransmitters?
> Yes ssris do lower dopamine production.
Is the lowered dopamine production due to SSRIs reversed when the SSRI is discontinued?