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Neurotransmitter

Nov 28, 1999 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

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NEUROTRANSMITTER REVIEW
neurotransmitters or to changes in the cell's membrane potential.
URINARY NEUROTRANSMITTER TESTING: PROBLEMS AND
Use of Neurotransmitter Precursors for Treatment of Depression
Mechanisms of neurotransmitter release by amphetamines: A review
neurotransmitter, in this case principally catecholamines, by a non-exocytic mechanism.
Urinary Neurotransmitter Testing: Myths and Misconceptions

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Mind Reading: How Pleasure Works
Many people have heard that the neurotransmitter dopamine is the brain's "pleasure" signal, but it's more complicated than that. What does it really do? It has kind of a dual role.
Hollywood Has Meth Problem
Crystal meth blows out the brain's ability to make dopamine, a neurotransmitter that controls the brain's pleasure center, resulting in brain damage, Braverman said. The user can only regain physical energy from continuing to use it.
Why we feel bad when sick
"Our lab has found that the neurotransmitter system thought to be primarily involved in the induction of sleep is actually extremely important in maintaining motivation and movement during acute and chronic illness," Marks added.
FDA recommends lowering Celexa's maximum daily dose
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter–it helps relay messages from one part of the brain to another. Researchers believe serotonin imbalances can influence your mood and lead to depression.
9 Sneaky Causes of Depression
However, nicotine is known to affect neurotransmitter activity in the brain, resulting in higher levels of dopamine and serotonin (which is also the mechanism of action for antidepressant drugs).

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Neurotransmitter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Neurotransmitters are endogenous chemicals that transmit signals from a neuron to a target cell across a synapse.
Neuroscience For Kids - neurotransmitters
Chemicals, called neurotransmitters, are released from one neuron at the presynaptic nerve terminal.
Neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitters are the chemicals which allow the transmission of signals from one neuron to the next across synapses.
Brain Explorer - Neurological Control - Neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitter definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of
Nov 28, 1999 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

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