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Adrenaline Rushes Good Or Bad
It's not like that.: Adrenaline (epineprhine) is a neurotransmitter (chemical which helps nerves communicate). It's release comes from nerves which are part of the autonomic nervous system. The word autonomic means "independent", meaning it works in the background. As such, it only activates or changes in response to events which occur to you. One does not "will" the release of adrenaline. ...Read more
I'm into video games and I do really good when I start getting adrenaline going. How can I induce adrenaline whenever I want to?
Don't do it: Adrenaline is secreted by your body for a reason. ...for keep you ALIVE. If you start inducing its secretion for something as trivial as a video game score, it won't be useful when you need it to save your life someday. Practice and or find other ways to improve your gaming scores. Don't depend on drugs or hormones to do it for you. Your life could some day depend on it. ...Read more
Why does my boyfriend's leg twitch when his adrenaline starts pumping? It's happened for a while and we can't figure out why but whenever his adrenaline starts going (like he knows something bad is about to happen or he is racing *cough cough*) his leg tw
His : His autonomic nervous system dumps a number of hormones into his system when he is this excited. This is very much like the fright/ flight response that a cave man might have had when he came face to face with a wolly mammoth. There is a great deal of excitation and energy which is translated into his legs becoming restless. ...Read more
Red splotches on arms and chest after exorcise, or stress or adrenaline. All the time after showers and sometimes after sex. Is this bad?
Dermatographism: some get red raised areas on their body after exercise and after rubbing the skin. I believe this is histamine induced from the mast cells. Either,way, do not worry about it. It may be harder to allergy test you due to this reaction. If you have allergies and want to get tested, you will need to get your blood drawn. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Past 2 days; Today (16th) and yesterday (15th). I've been experiencing really bad light headedness (with some dizziness) , shortness of breath (like I'm unable to get enough air, even with deep breaths), what feels like fast heartbeats (like an adrenaline
My EpiPen (epinephrine) expires this month. Can I still use it for the whole month? Will it still be good? Can they last past the expiration date?
Degrades with time: Yes, but potency is not guaranteed after the expiration date. ...Read more
Does anger elevates epinephrine? What is the best medication to treat people with high epinephrine . I heard that propranolol is good, is that right?
Interesting question: In the "fight or flight" scenario, there is a definite increase. However, having a "high epinephrine" level is difficult to understand. There are instances where certain tumors produce excess of this chemical. Your question about Propranolol is easier to answer. This agent is called a beta "blocker" it does not reduce the amount of Epinephrine but blocks its effects ...Read more
What specific symptoms warrant use of an epipen (epinephrine)? I have had one for years, have asthma, bronchospasms etc in life. Unsure "how bad" is bad enough 4epi
Is it bad to be on propranolol if I have food allergies? I've read that I can't have epinephrine or epipen if I have anaphylactic reaction??
Can use but risks: Non-Selective B Blockers such as propanolol can blunt the good effects of epinephrine so that more epinephrine may be needed to achieve a good response. The propanolol can make use of EpiPen more prone to increase your blood pressure. . If you take propanolol for migraine or thyroid, you will likely be ok with EpiPen, but may need more. If it is for cardiac issues, you should be more careful. ...Read more
35 yr old f stung before by bees, suddenly gets bad reaction to bee sting. Dizzy, shortness of breath, swelling & fever. Do I now need epipen (epinephrine)?
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