Posted by Todd (126.96.36.199) on February 19, 2000 at 21:24:10:
In Reply to: Todd,.. posted by Monique on February 19, 2000 at 20:50:52:
the small area of extra cells is very localized, while the receptors are all over the place.
How about this-these few extra cells have their own agenda. Sort of like cancer cells, but without the rabbit-like reproductive qualities. Perhaps they are very single-minded in their mission, and that mission is to block seratonin production and/or release. As to the chronic/episodic aspect, let's hypothesize that these cells vary between us both in quantity and strength. Chronics have either more or stronger cells. They are able to manufacture their seratonin-blocking thingamajiggies more rapidly and more often. We episodics are 'blessed' with slow rogue cells which need time to build up their electro-chemical whatevers to an effective level. Once they do...BANG! A few weeks go by and they've shot their load. Gotta go back to manufacturing more.
Just one man's thoughts (and you gals thought men couldn't think! :-)
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