Oxytocin

March 20, 2018

For those folks that are familiar with the hormone/neurotransmitter oxytocin, you probably associate it with giving birth and milk let down during breast feeding.   However, it plays a major role in female orgasm, amorous feelings and a sense of well being.   It also has excellent analgesic benefits/indications and can be used for various types of pain.   The good news is that oxytocin can be compounded with a providers prescription by a compounding pharmacy.  It can be compounded as a nasal spray or as a troche (dissolves under the tongue).

 

 

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