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peripheral benzodiazepine receptor

  1. leokitten

    Selective translocator protein (TSPO) agonists

    Given that there is anecdotal evidence of lorazepam (Ativan) causing rapid temporary improvement of ME symptoms, even in very severe cases, I’ve wondered why ME researchers aren’t looking more closely at researching selective translocator protein (TSPO) agonists. TSPO is also known as the...