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what neurotransmitters are important in addiction

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many: Dopamine drives every addiction, it is the end point, and most important in driving the behavior of repetitive use of the substance.It controls the m ... Read More
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Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Dopa: Dopa receptors - learn more how this happens here - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/addiction/drugs/.
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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
29 years experience Psychiatry
Dopamine: While various addictive substances may have different particular neurotransmitters they first act on, their addictive nature is the result of a casca ... Read More

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: What is the intended purpose of testing neurotransmitters? And the practical usefulness of a test may be over-exulted at its discovery, but in time i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: Yes , there are medications that increase the amounts of neurotransmitters such as GABA aminobutyric acid, serotonin , norepinephrine and dopamine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Comments: Why do you view a need to "increase my neurotransmitters", do you have a degenerative neurological condition? In Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. we do h ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Which acids?: And which neurotransmitters? And in what clinical context are you asking the question because I can't really think of a good scenario where"acids" wo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No: With rare exception, the immune system can only make antibodies to large proteins. Neurotransmitters are small, non protein molecules and cannot elici ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Consensus is: that neurotransmitters affect our subjective experiences--feelings and thoughts, and lots of other mental events (pain, sensorimotor impressions, tast ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
21 years experience 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
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neurotransmitter: I am not sure what this specifically means as there are numerous neurotransmitters. Numerous medications may enhance or inhibit the effects of neurotr ... Read More
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Epinephrine: both hormone and neurotransmitter
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