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Posted by: anonymous | 2012-09-21

Cilift

Hi there :) I would like to find out what brain chemicals Cilift affects and when you come off it how you balance your body again.

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Our brains are always balancing and re-balancing a host of different relevant chemicals, and raising one leads to re-adjustments of others, so its a rather dynamic process. So though particular drugs are designed to have a primary effect on one chemical, such as Serotonin, it usually also has secondary effects on the others, too.
The effects are largely not immediate ( which is why one needs to wait 2-3 weeks to see the full impact of any particular AD ); to produce those effects needs to include some more gradual structural changes in how the brain is dealing with the chemicals ; and similarly, the impact dosn't stop immediately when one stops taking the tablets. But because some of the drugs clear out of the body much quicker than others, these can leave the body temporarily disturbed by being all geared up to working with the drug that's no longer there, and there may be some unpleasant side-effects if one stops too quickly, which is why we usually advice to consult with your doc, and in most cases to come of the drug gradually rather than abriptly.

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Posted by: cybershrink | 2012-09-23

Our brains are always balancing and re-balancing a host of different relevant chemicals, and raising one leads to re-adjustments of others, so its a rather dynamic process. So though particular drugs are designed to have a primary effect on one chemical, such as Serotonin, it usually also has secondary effects on the others, too.
The effects are largely not immediate ( which is why one needs to wait 2-3 weeks to see the full impact of any particular AD ); to produce those effects needs to include some more gradual structural changes in how the brain is dealing with the chemicals ; and similarly, the impact dosn't stop immediately when one stops taking the tablets. But because some of the drugs clear out of the body much quicker than others, these can leave the body temporarily disturbed by being all geared up to working with the drug that's no longer there, and there may be some unpleasant side-effects if one stops too quickly, which is why we usually advice to consult with your doc, and in most cases to come of the drug gradually rather than abriptly.

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