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Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Dopamine: it describes dopamine related structures or components i.e. dopaminergic tracts, dopaminergic receptors...etc?
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Dopaminergic means "related to dopamine", a common neurotransmitter in vertebrates.[1] for example, certain proteins such as the Dopamine transporter ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Spetzler
49 years experience in Neurosurgery
Possibly: Deep brain stimulation (dbs) or medications may result in personality changes. The procedure involves passing electrode(s) through the frontal lobes i ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Natural High : There are many ways once can try to increase brain Dopamine levels. But what ever you do, do not do it with drugs. The high is short and "fun"; the fa ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Drugs that block dopamine receptors do not do so 100%. We need dopamine in our system to function normallly. Dopamine blockers are given to people th ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, only dopaminergic neurons release dopamine, but there are several dopaminergic pathways in the brain. Dopaminergic neurons in midbrain are the m ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion) can be: Used as an alternative treatment for adhd. I tend to use it when the person has substance abuse issues or tolerance to stimulants.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Incorrect perception: Your perception of the pathogenesis of schizophrenia is not correct. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grain ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Not so simple: Most of the dopaminergic neurons end in the substantia nigra of the midbrain, originating in various deep brain structures. These nerves are already a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Addiction dopamine: Dopamine has been the traditional model in addiction. However studies, autopsies and empirical treatment outcome show that GABA pathways may be even m ... Read More
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