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I don't believe it comes directly from the sun but, the sun, might help the brain to stimulate the production of it, as said . . .

By Dr. Jonn Matsen

"The first light of dawn stimulates the retina of your eye to make serotonin, which in turn activates your pineal gland, deep within your brain, to make even more serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that acts like an "on" switch to get you up and out into the world. Interestingly, serotonin also gives you confidence and self-esteem, which seems to be in short supply judging by the number of prescriptions for serotonin-increasing medications such as Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, etc. Could the high demand for these medications be at least partially due to people not getting up with the sun and into the light of the outdoors?"

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