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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi,
I am feeling symptoms of low serotonin levels in my body. I have been trying to find 5htp diet supplements to remedy the problem, but I am not able to find any place in India that sells them. Could you please suggest a way I can obtain these tablets from india.
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
User :   hey
User :   where are u located in india??
Doctor :  
Ok
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I am from
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Instead of finding the high serotonin levels
Doctor :   foods

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You can go for natural foods
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and we shall help you design a diet chart for the same
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Is that measure fine with you?
Doctor :   Our Nutritionist shall assist you for the same

User :   well the problem is that i am stayin alone somewhere far from the city..
Doctor :   Ok

User :   so i have to settle for hotel food most of the time..
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We shall send the diet chart via mail
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and we shall take the concerns you have
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like having home food and/or outside food
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along with your menu preferences
User :   the thing about these diet suppliments is that they are extracted from seeds, so it is quite natural. I would really really appreaciate it if u could help with locating these pills in india. If that doesn't work out, then we can use the diet plan
Doctor :   Ok

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I shall tell you one more option
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that is to have diet rich in serotonin
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if you want a concentrated one, you can as well go for medications
User :   ok.. can u send me the diet plan by mail, if it's not too much trouble..??
Doctor :   Sure, that would be a very good way

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You will need to place an order for the same
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I shall give you the link
User :   and how long do u think it will take to restore the serotonin levels if i follow the foods??
Doctor :   You shall see changes within 3 days

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WWW.WWWW.WW User :   can u give me some suggestions about these diet suppliments too..
Doctor :   Along with foods, there are certain tips to improve you serotonin levels
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naturally
User :   it would be a lot easier that way actually..
Doctor :  
I am really not aware of such supplements in the Inidan market
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I shall present it with our panel and shall get back to you by mail, if there is anything like that
User :   ok.. do i have to place an order for these tips too??
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in India
Doctor :   No
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I shall give you the tips now
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For a detailed diet chart you will need to order
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and we take 48-72 hours to prepare it as per your needs
User :   and how much will it cost??
Doctor :   I am not aware of the costs

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you can see it in our products section
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Now coming to the tips for improvement
User :   ok.. can u run me thru the tips quickly.. i think we're running out of time..
User :   ok
Doctor :   foods like fish, chicken, cheese, nuts, cheese, eggs, and beans all contain generous levels of tryptophan

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which is helpful for sertonin preparation
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Get plenty of DHA-enhanced eggs and dairy in your diet, and eat fish a few times a week
Doctor :   vegetable oils (walnut, avocado, almond, flax, olive) are very helpful as well
Doctor :   Take a fish oil supplement

User :   wat do i ask for in a medical store for that exactly??
Doctor :   Omega 3 fatty acid supplement
User :   and once the levels are restored , does the rate of production stablize to a higher level??
Doctor :   Sure
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the supplements are essential for better serotonin levels
User :   do u know a brand that sells the fish oil suppliment..?
Doctor :   Yes

User :   so that it's easier to ask at a medical store...
Doctor :  
Mega-Omega
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is the name
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Also there is Megalip as a substitute
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and one more is Mega-3 capsule
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take any one of the above
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Are you getting it?
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I hope it is not confusing
User :   yes yes..
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Ok fine
User :   no.. not confusing at all..
Doctor :  
and next comes exercise
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do it daily for 10-15 mins daily
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and you shall surely see certain improvement
User :   and btw.. are the cases for low serotonin levels common..?? to levels where u feel a small amount of disconnection for the world...?
Doctor :   It is common in winter seasons

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I hope you have heard of SAD
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Seasonal Affective Disorder
User :   no not really..
Doctor :   Ok

User :   wat happens??
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that does have an effect on serotonin productions
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due to temperature variations
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and sitting at home due to cold weather
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so the remedy for that is to exercise
User :   nd wat extent of the symptoms do these patients feel??
Doctor :   Initial stages of depression

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like lack of interest in activities mainly
Doctor :   and also appetite changes as well

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A good gulp of potato is also very beneficial apart from egg
User :   ok ok.. will do...
Doctor :   Fine

User :   i guess that covers most of it...
User :   thank you so much..
Doctor :   Yes

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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   please mail me watever we talked about earlier..
Doctor :   The supplement right?
User :   not at the moment..
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I shall give you the details within 24 hours, if at all it is available in India
User :   yea..
User :   this idea for the site is really cool actually...
Doctor :   Thank you

User :   it's high time someone actually implemented it..
User :   i've always thought this wud be a very helpful service..
Doctor :   Thanks again

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User :   ok doc.. thanks again..
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