A 39-year-old female asked:
What are symptoms of low dopamine in the brain?
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Psychiatry 42 years experience
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Psychiatry 13 years experience
Tough to say: Although the field of psychiatry continues to advance there is still hypotheses about the relationship of specific monoamine neurotransmitters to the diagnoses specified in the dsm-v. If one allows for the possibility of an incomplete heuristic then one would theorize that low Dopamine could predispose to inattentiveness, slowed thinking, impulsivity, decreased energy, anhedonia, and depression.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
What are the symptoms of low dopamine?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Neurology 35 years experience
Dopamine: This neurotransmitter that is produced from tyrosine is involved with many functions. The main ones are the initiation of movement (so low can be parkinsonism) but also with motivation, so low can be lack of ambition or interest (another term - inanition). It impacts also many physical functions including some cardiovascular functions.
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Last updated Feb 1, 2020
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