The function of Serotonin and the battle of depression that many face throughout Rutherford County and Beyond

Mar 08, 2022 at 11:23 am by WGNS

Depression is one of the many side effects of the COVID Pandemic that has been experienced by a multitude of patients, according to Dr. Jessica Crowder in Murfreesboro...

Those who experience depression or anxiety can feel real physical ailments…

Dr. Crowder, who is with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem office, said that medication and lifestyle changes can help patients battle depression, but the road can be frustrating as most of the medications take 6 to 8 weeks to work... 

Reports indicate Serotonin throughout the body helps to change and regulate a wide range of physical and psychological feelings, moods and functions. Research on Serotonin in the digestive system and Serotonin in the brain continues worldwide and more is learned about what some call the “Happy Chemical” daily.  


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Hear the entire interview with Dr. Crowder on the WGNS Podcast with host Scott Walker HERE


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