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Do norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors suppress growth of brain?

Do norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors suppress growth of brain?

No: At this time, there is no evidence to suggest this. As one may imagine, few if any studies have been performed in humans to look for this. ...Read more

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How does strattera (atomoxetine) help for ADHD if it is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor , without affecting dopamine ?

How does strattera (atomoxetine) help for ADHD if it is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor , without affecting dopamine ?

Strattera (atomoxetine) blocks : Reuptake of norepinephrine but rat studies show that it also raises levels of Dopamine in the prefrontal cortex 3x without raising levels in the nucleus accumbens that controls addiction and where the other stimulant drugs also act. Dr. Stephen stahl calls some of the cells in the prefrontal cortex promiscuous because they contain both norepinephrine and dopamine. There is more to be learned. ...Read more

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How does lyrica (pregabalin) work? Is it similiar to narcotic pain medicine? Or similiar to tramadol as norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitor?

How does lyrica (pregabalin) work? Is it similiar to narcotic pain medicine? Or similiar to tramadol as norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitor?

Lyrica (pregabalin): Dear pika89800 lyrica enhances gaba in the brain and suppresses pain at a cortical level, pain has 3 main levels, local, spinal and brain (cortex), it is non narcotic, it is an antiseizure medication and can sometimes help both pain and anxiety the answer is purely for educational purposes, please contact your md. ...Read more

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Is there any bad interaction between ecstasy (mdma) and nris (norepinephrine reputake inhibitors)?

Is there any bad interaction between ecstasy (mdma) and nris (norepinephrine reputake inhibitors)?

Yes: You don't need a bad interaction to have a bad experience with ecstasy. Both have stimulant like properties which can cause flushing, palpitations and psychosis. Ecstasy can be very dangerous in chronic use leading to depression which is hard to treat. It burns out your pleasure centers like Cocaine and other stimulants. ...Read more

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Will rhodiola rosea herb decrease norepinephrine levels in brain?

Will rhodiola rosea herb decrease norepinephrine levels in brain?

Probably not: There are anecdotal reports that this native siberian plant increases brain norepinephrine, but, to my reading, this may be open to question. ...Read more

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What are natural/holistic ways of stimulating or increasing norepinephrine in the brain?

What are natural/holistic ways of stimulating or increasing norepinephrine in the brain?

Tyrosine: Some feel that stress depletes catecholamine neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine in the brain.Tyrosine is a precursor for the synthesis of catecholamines, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine. Mental well-being is much more complex than any one neurotransmitter, but supplemental tyrosine may increase ne levels in the brain. Nausea, headache, fatigue, heartburn & arthralgias may come too. ...Read more

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What happens when the brain has too much norepinephrine?

What happens when the brain has too much norepinephrine?

Not sure: What I do know that one class of the antidepressant medications is based on the inhibition of an enzyme that reduces the level of norepinephrine, so net effect is noreinephrine increase. Opposite of depression is agitation, even convulsions..It's a complex subject though. ...Read more

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What happenes when the brain is exosed to too much norepinephrine?

What happenes when the brain is exosed to too much norepinephrine?

Neurotransmitter: Norepinephrine (ne) is a sympathomimetic catecholamine that is synthesized in the adrenal medulla, in sympathetic neuron terminals, and in the brainstem and pons. Along with serotonin and dopamine, norepinephrine is a neurotransmitter in the brain. "too much" could lead to activation &anxiety. It may enhance some types of aggression in animals, plus impulsivity and episodic violence in humans. ...Read more

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