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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Endorphins: Endorphins are among the brain chemicals known as neurotransmitters, which function to transmit electrical signals within the nervous system. At least ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Possible: I have not seen any research on this, but it is possible.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, but not always.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Α, β, γ, σ endorphin: Alpha endorphins * beta endorphins * gamma endorphins * sigma endorphins * are created in the human body.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
17 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Acupuncture can influence the activity of our brain and central nervous system (autonomic nervous system), and through this influence it can affect th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Activity: Typically exercise and/or pain.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Completely different: Adrenaline is a hormone made by the adrenal glands that is a stress, "fight or flight" hormone, released with physical or emotional stress. Endorphin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience in Pain Management
No: The receptors are specific for these chemicals. The only way you can block the receptors with diet is if you diet includes percocet. There is no foo ... 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Extreme: Extreme sports, running, care racing, mountain climbing, etcetera.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience in Neurology
Multiple transmitter: Pain is complicated and multiple neurotransmitters modulate pain. Not to confuse you but they include substance P, norepinephrine, VIP, endorphins, se ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience in Neurology
Adaptogen: Classically considered an adaptogen, which means it supports many different appropriate reactions in a system that are protective or adaptive, it is t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience in Anesthesiology
Probably not: There are anecdotal reports that this native siberian plant increases brain norepinephrine, but, to my reading, this may be open to question.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes......: The short answer is yes. The longer and still very inadequate answer is yes, but the effect can vary based on the type of stress, the chronicity of th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dopamine: Acetylcholine with lecithin. Seroptonin with 5 hydoxy tryptophane and Dopamine with l-tyrosine. Getting the right amount to do you any good is tricky ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Continuously: Check the adrenaline rush blog and don't believe the internet adrenaline garbage.
A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Neurotransmitters: come in both excitatory and inhibitory forms. You need to know the levels of each. Can you tell us why you want to do this? Neurotransmitter levels ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stress: Do something you like, take a vacation listened to music, get good sleep.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Sometimes yes: Sometimes it can, as in the book "the house of god" by samuel shem. It was written about medical internships -- extremely stressful, sleep-deprived r ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eyerman
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Exercise is best: Exercise is the best biological treatment for depression and anxiety, followed by ect, then medications. Exercise increases the bdnf most. Brain deriv ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
interrelated: All receptor systems are interrelated and interact with each other. Whatever induces nausea, the reaction is triggered by dopaminergic pathways in a ... Read More

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