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Serotonin level tests

Unread postPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:53 am
by theloneranger86
Why aren't the doctors ordering serotonin level tests. Can we not decide whether to use a Serotonin antagonist based on empirical data ?
Have people here done that much ?
Im very new to neurology and Im just asking things that might be basic, but hey whats the point of a forum

Re: Serotonin level tests

Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:15 pm
by Brooks Esq.
Hello, yes I have had serotonin level tests conducted before multiple times. The only serotonin tests available are taken from peripheral blood plasma, they give very little if no indication about the levels in CSF. Thank you, Brooks

Re: Serotonin level tests

Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:21 am
by GIXXER
Or the other hormones related to libido like dopamine and oxytocin