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What is the value of dopamine?

Dopamine: . Dopamine is for executive functions such as planning and alertness, etc. ...Read more

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Dopamine (Definition)

Dopamine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more


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What are brand names for dopamine?

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Dopamine: Some trade names are Intropin, (dopamine) Revimine, DOPA. ...Read more

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What are the food sources of dopamine?

What are the food sources of dopamine?

Most food sources: Dopamine by itself is not found in any food sources but there are two Amino Acids that are converted to Dopamine in the body. Look for foods with phenylananine and tyrosine in them, though this is not very difficult to find. Most meats, dairy, and grains are high in both of these amino acids. ...Read more

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Should we believe the barker hypothesis?

Should we believe the barker hypothesis?

Yes!: Epigenomic modification of the fetal dna is now considered the main mechanism for foad (fetal origins of adult disease), as professor barker hypothesized (see. Dr. Aagaard-tillery's papers). The theory is accepted worldwide now and makes teleological sense. ...Read more

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What are the effects of lowered dopamine?

What are the effects of lowered dopamine?

Less normal itch : Every hormone and natural transmitters are needed for positive and negative response. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that lowers dopamine?

Is there a medication that lowers dopamine?

Dopamine blockers: There is no medicine that lowers Dopamine. There are many medications that may block the effects of Dopamine, They are the classical antipsychotics and antinausea medications. ...Read more

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What happens if a child produces too much dopamine?

What happens if a child produces too much dopamine?

See below: Generally speaking we don't measure Dopamine levels. There are diseases where the cells that produce Dopamine start dying (i.e. Parkinson disease). There are diseases where the treatment are anti-dopaminegic medicine (i.e. Schizophrenia, hyperkinetic movement disorders such as huntington disease). I'm not sure that there is any condition where we say the Dopamine level is too high. ...Read more

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What number of dopamine pathways are there and what are they?

What number of dopamine pathways are there and what are they?

Dopamine is the : latest fad: The "happy" chemical, right? There's no way that can be answered in 400 characters. Dopamine plays a fundamental role in almost all aspects of behavior from motor control to mood regulation, cognition & addiction & reward. The popular books about it are garbage. See Principles of Neural Science by Kandel & Schwartz or The Biochemical Basis of Neuropharmacology by Cooper, Bloom & Roth. ...Read more

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Does smoking increase dopamine?

Does smoking increase dopamine?

Marijuana, Dopamine: Long-term cannabis use tends to produce less dopamine, a neurochemical directly linked to motivation and reward. Using pet brain imaging the researchers have found that Dopamine levels in a part of the brain called the striatum were lowest in people who smoke more cannabis and those who began smoking marijuana at a younger age. Please see your physician about your smoking and its effects. ...Read more