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How to control your adrenaline?

How to control your adrenaline?

Sleep meditation: Making sure you obtain 8 hours of sleep daily, have timely meals 7-9AM 11-1PM 5-7PM increase mindfulness either meditation, prayer, tai-chi or yoga can calm the body and mind. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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What causes your adrenaline to kick in?

What causes your adrenaline to kick in?

Fight or flight: During periods or stress or peril our body compensates by releasing adrenaline (norepinephrine) to increase our abilitly to repond to those situations. ...Read more

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What are the effects of adrenaline pills?

What are the effects of adrenaline pills?

Adrenaline: If you are taking adrenaline pills prescribed by your doctor you must ask him/her what that will do to you
If you are taking adrenaline pills from some other source and have not been shown to have any form of adrenaline deficiency do not take adrenaline pills. ...Read more

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What are adrenaline shots by paramedics for?

Life threat problem: Either a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or a critically low heart rate / blood pressure. Both are very serious situations that could result in the patient's death if not successfully and rapidly treated. ...Read more

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Does stimulant meds boost adrenaline?

Does stimulant meds boost adrenaline?

No: It increases the amount of Dopamine in your synapses, but stimulants generally do not affect release of noradrenaline, with the exception of strattera (atomoxetine). ...Read more

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Do adrenaline and drinking cause blackouts?

Alcohol in excess: Over time can certainly lead to blackouts. Adrenaline has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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How does adrenaline work to treat anaphylaxis?

How does adrenaline work to treat anaphylaxis?

Epinephrine....: Will 1)constrict blood vessels, which raises blood pressure, 2) increase the heart rate, which raises cardiac output, 3) slows vascular leakage associated with anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Can you get synthetic adrenaline at the dentist?

Can you get synthetic adrenaline at the dentist?

Yes: Do you mean is there a local anesthetic that contains a synthetic epinephrine? If so, then the answer is yes. There are local anesthetics that have a synthetic apinephrine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pump adrenaline into my body at will?

You can't: And you wouldn't want to anyway. Let your body do what it's designed for. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) another name for adrenaline?

Similar but diff: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a compound that is found in some natural products (in small amounts) and is used in many otc drug products, and in a lot of "natural remedies". It's actions are very similar to adrenaline. In low doses, it can be a mild stimulant, like caffeine. In higher doses, or in susceptible people, it can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stop an anaphylactic shock with adrenaline?

It's possible: Adrenalin or Epinephrine is the treatment of choice for severe allergic reactions including anaphylaxis with or without shock. The key to effectiveness is early treatment. People with asthma are at higher risk for severe allergic reactions. There is Epipen and now Auvi-Q for self injectable epinephrine. ...Read more

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What are the differences between noradrenaline and adrenaline?

See below: •noradrenaline is the main neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nerves in the cardiovascular system.
•adrenaline is the main hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla.
•the sympathetic noradrenergic system plays major roles in tonic and reflexive changes in cardiovascular tone.
•adrenaline is a major determinant of responses to metabolic or global challenges to homeostasis. ...Read more

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Could adrenaline initiate or can it trigger migraine pain attacks?

Could adrenaline initiate or can it trigger migraine pain attacks?

Yes, it may: Adrenaline causes narrowing of your arteries, so it can contribute to the first phase of a migraine and later relieve symptoms during the second phase, when most of the pain is due to over-dilation of your arteries. Excitement, stress, coffee and certain food are producers of the adrenaline and common migraine's triggers. ...Read more

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I kinda lose my mind when I have an adrenaline rush. Is this normal?

I kinda lose my mind when I have an adrenaline rush. Is this normal?

There is: No such thing as an Adrenalin rush, it is due to stress, anxiety, anger, competition and even worsened by coffee, energy drinks, etc. Maybe you need medication or a psychiatrist? ...Read more

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Docs, could a sudden rush of adrenaline cause a person to have edema?

Docs, could a sudden rush of adrenaline cause a person to have edema?

No: Hi. No, not as a rule. That's a nebulous question, however. Anything more specific? ...Read more

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Can anxiety disorder cause adrenaline to be released randomly all day?

Can anxiety disorder cause adrenaline to be released randomly all day?

Adrenaline: Yes. Although not FDA approved for this, B-blockers are sometimes used to control anxiety in situations, such as public speaking, actors, etc. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I get an adrenaline rush with anxiety - need some advice on how to prevent this?

I get an adrenaline rush with anxiety - need some advice on how to prevent this?

Treat anxiety: To cut down on symptoms of anxiety, treat the anxiety. Start with a medical evaluation to check for health conditions which could predispose to anxiety or cause these symptoms. Psychiatric evaluation for further treatment, incl. Meds. Psychotherapy (cbt and/or psychodynamic, depending on your needs) can be very helpful. Also meditation & breathing exercises on your own. Avoid stimulants. ...Read more

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How come I should go to the emergency room after using an epipen (epinephrine) (adrenaline)?

Can always recur: Epinephrine may only be helpful for a short time and you can have life-threatening rebound symptoms. ...Read more

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What could be causing a feeling of fluttering in the chest and then a mini adrenaline rush.?

Many: Most serious ones are
Angina
Arrythmia,
Anxiety,
Hyperthyroidism,
Electorlyte imbalance,
If it is short lived or persistent?
Does it happen during exercise? ...Read more

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I am really interested to know what foods can cause your adrenaline to pump through your body?

It's not like that.: Adrenaline (epinephrine) is produced in your adrenal glands and is an important signaling molecule in your autonomic nervous system. The word autonomic refers to the fact that it runs automatically, on its own, without any input from us. If you're referring to your energy levels, try a more balanced diet and better rest. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm addicted to adrenaline how can I learn to enjoy relaxing things?

Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm addicted to adrenaline how can I learn to enjoy relaxing things?

Relax: A few ideas: try biofeedback which could help you control your adrenaline. If your 'addiction' means you do extreme sports then talking to a sports psychologist could be helpful to work thru things and come up with strategies. If not, a 'regular' psychologist or therapist could be helpful. ...Read more

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What are reasons why I'm told to go to the emergency room after using an epipen (epinephrine) (adrenaline)?

Great question: 1. You may need more medicine.
2. The medicine may cause unwanted side effects
3. Your "reaction" may need further/different treatment ...Read more

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When someone gets drunk (to the point of hospitalization), how many shots of adrenaline do they inject you with?

When someone gets drunk (to the point of hospitalization), how many shots of adrenaline do they inject you with?

Usually none: Alcohol can cause respiratory depression, which is NOT treated with adrenaline, but rather with supporting people's ventillation artificially if necessary. Cardiac problems do not occur unless and until respiratory problems happen. The cardiac arrhythmias that alcohol can cause are usually treated with other kinds of medication when they need treatment, not adrenaline. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a butterfly/adrenaline rush feeling throughout my whole body when sitting and doing nothing? Is this anxiety?

Sometimes I get a butterfly/adrenaline rush feeling throughout my whole body when sitting and doing nothing? Is this anxiety?

It could be positive: Anxiety. What people call anxiety usually has a negative feeling connected to it. You are not describing this as a negative experience. Before fun exciting events, we do get a positive rush. This level of "anxiety" helps us do our best on performances or tests. When it goes to too high a level and interferes with performance, it is what we call negative anxiety. ...Read more

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I have P.O.T.S my body ever since diagnosed seems to be really sensitive to adrenaline/stress/anxiety, how can I help this? So annoying

I have P.O.T.S my body ever since diagnosed seems to be really sensitive to adrenaline/stress/anxiety, how can I help this? So annoying

Many causes: POTS is a cluster of symptoms and findings, not a diagnosis in and of itself. Your best option is to have the underlying reason identified, the degree and type of autonomic instability clarified and then have appropriate treatment from your doctor. There are many possibilities. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin (e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
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Epinephrine (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more