U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 42-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to be allergic to your own neurotransmitters?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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.

Related questions

A 25-year-old female asked:
Do neurotransmitters effect emotions or do emotions effect neurotransmitters? Which comes first?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 35-year-old member asked:
What neurotransmitters regulate pain perception?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
A 64-year-old male asked:
What is neurotransmitter therapy?
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Last updated Oct 1, 2012

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.