5 Supplements To Increase Serotonin Naturally

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What Is Serotonin?

Often referred to as the feel-good chemical in the brain, serotonin has many positive functions within the body and mind. Scientifically known as 5-hydroxytryptamine or 5-HT, the substance works as a neurotransmitter carrying signals between cells.

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5 Supplements To Increase Serotonin

According to a recent study, 40–60% of people who treat mental illness with antidepressants experience an improvement in mood and well-being within six to eight weeks. However, medication isn’t the only way you can support your mental health — many supplements are available that may help promote feelings of mental wellness.

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What Are Other Ways of Increasing Serotonin?

While supplements are a great way to support healthy serotonin levels, there are several other ways you may be able to increase serotonin in your body. These are things that anyone can do, and they go beyond supporting serotonin by boosting your health and wellness in general.

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Increase Your Mood, Change Your Life

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