Antidepressants | Pregnancy | Miscarriages

The term antidepressant is sometimes applied to any therapy or process found to improve a clinically depressed mood. SSRI’s work by increasing the extracellular level of the neurotransmitter (chemical messenger) serotonin in the brain by inhibiting its re-uptake (re-absorption) into the presynaptic cell. This process is believed to increase the level of serotonin in the synaptic cleft of the brain. Women taking SSRI’s (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) during pregnancy may increase the potential … Continue Reading →