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Is it possible to be allergic to your own neurotransmitters?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 31 years experience
No: With rare exception, the immune system can only make antibodies to large proteins. Neurotransmitters are small, non protein molecules and cannot elicit an antibody response.

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