Question: Your job seems so fascinating, I’ve got like a million questions for you haha. If a person lacks a significant amount of serotonin hormones and is therefore suffering from depression, how do anti-depressants help to “restore” a natural balance of serotonin in the body? Are people born with different amounts of the hormone? What factors can contribute to too little or too much of it – and what consequences/health problems can occur in the future because of this. Are drugs always reliable to treat psychological problems; and if not, then what are some other alternatives?