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Serotonin may be link between vitamin D/omega 3 and improvement in brain disorders

Serotonin may be link between vitamin D/omega 3 and improvement in brain disordersFebruary 27 2015. The second part of a two-part article published on February 24, 2015 in The FASEB Journal offers an explanation for the improvement in several disorders of the brain that has observed in association with vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acid supplementation.

"Here, we synthesize previous findings that serotonin regulates executive function, sensory gating, and social behavior and that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and impulsive behavior all share in common defects in these functions," write authors Bruce N. Ames, PhD, and Rhonda Patrick , of Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute. "It has remained unclear why supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D improve cognitive function and behavior in these brain disorders."

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