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Doctor insights on: Acetylcholine Uses

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Why do people having eye surgery have to have their eyes constricted (such as, by use of acetylcholine)?

Why do people having eye surgery have to have their eyes constricted (such as, by use of acetylcholine)?

Atropine dilation: A dilated exam is important before cataract surgery to make sure there are no diseases in the back of the eye. For example diabetic reitna problems, glaucoma, or macular degeneration. There is no need to constrict eyes except if having laser for narrow angle glaucoma. ...Read more

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Does acetylcholine have anything to do with how vision works?

Yes, in a way.: Acetylcholine transmits signals from nerves to muscles, such as those that control the pupil size and the focusing power. When these muscles are activated, the pupil will get smaller and the focusing muscles will contract, enabling the eye to see up close, as for reading. These two actions can also normally occur separately. Acetylcholine is sometimes used during eye surgery. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have too much acetylcholine and dopamine?

Z mood and low blood: Your blood pressure is low, but you go to the bathroom too much or have diarrhea, have blurry vision, and are overly happy. This combination, cannot happen in the real clinical world. You cannot have too much dopamine acetylcholine at the same time. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having too much acetylcholine? Is insomnia one of them?

Parasympathetic exce: diarrhea, constricted pupils, low heart rate and blood pressure, erectille dysfunction, fatigue. There is no known condition that causes parasympathetic excess ...Read more

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How can I treat acetylcholine deficiency without medicine?

See physician: I'm not sure what you mean by this deficiency, and don't know about alternative treatments. This site is intended mostly for main stream physicians. I believe you should consult with your primary care physician, review whatever symptoms you believe are related to this, get the appropriate lab tests, and develop an accurate diagnosis first. ...Read more

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What's the relationship btw serotonin and acetylcholine?

What's the relationship btw serotonin and acetylcholine?

Acetylcholine: Acetylcholine widely used at synapses in the peripheral nervous system. Released at the terminals of all motor neurons activating skeletal muscle. All preganglionic neurons of the autonomic nervous system, the postganglionic neurons of the parasympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter where it mediates gut movements ...Read more

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Will acetylcholine raise cardiac output?

Will acetylcholine raise cardiac output?

No: Acetylcholine neurotransmission has an inhibitory effect on the heart, which lowers heart rate thereby decreasing cardiac output. ...Read more

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What are acetylcholine receptor antagonists and what are they used for?

What are acetylcholine receptor antagonists and what are they used for?

Neuromusculat ransmi: Acetylcholine is an import neuromuscular transmitter that controls muscle functions and bodily and organ movements inside. So using antagonists can block these processes and cause trouble especially with the function of our smooth muscles of the bowel(constipation)bladder(urine retention) and eyes(blurred vision). ...Read more

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How do I increase acetylcholine, dopamine and serotonin levels naturally?

How do I increase acetylcholine, dopamine and serotonin levels naturally?

Think yours are low?: This is about the nervous system. What makes you think your "levels" are low? Neurotransmitters don't HAVE "levels". They don't just float around or circulate in blood. They're made in the terminal boutons of neurons, released into the synaptic cleft, & immediately either recycled & replaced or taken back up. Neurochemistry isn't just a New Age fad. REAL knowledge is power. Go arm yourself. ...Read more

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