Based on genetic testing, I've discovered that I have higher amounts of the MAO-A protein (low motivation, higher likelihood of depression, deal better with stress, etc-- rs2072743 = CC, rs6609257 = AA). This strongly suggests I'll respond well to an MAO-A inhibitor, so I'm trying to figure out which one to get.

Grape seed extract? Garlic extract? Piperine? Harmine? What are the best? What about most effective?
Grape seed extract and Pycnogenol are great for reducing inflammation.

This genetic test you had sounds very useful; it is worth keeping things in perspective though. The only thing any genetic test can tell you is, like this one, what you have a pre disposition for. Pharmacological MAO inhibitors and anti depressants are NOT preventative treatments; they are corrective treatments, to be used only as a last resort, after cognitive therapies have not helped adequately. Even when used as a corrective treatment, the body can become dependent on them. This is the rule rather than the exception.

And you currently experiencing any significant emotional problems? You don't need to answer that question on here. It's just something to consider in terms of whether to start taking a pharmacological MAO inhibitor.

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