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since my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose 1 yr ago (been clean since), I can't feel any emotion or feelings of pleausure, none. could it have depleted my dopamine?

 since my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose 1 yr ago (been clean since), I can't feel any emotion or feelings of pleausure, none. could it have depleted my dopamine?

Tell your doctor: Brintellix has a fairly high incidence of sexual dysfunction.It acts on NE and serotonin transport and receptors Neurontin (gabapentin) can cause a major numbing effect as well. Seroquel can have a lot of side effects as well. (it has the greatest effect on dopamine receptor activity). That being said, I suggest that you make no change in your medication without the advise of your prescribing physician. ...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 is dopamine?

What is dopamine?

Dopamine: Dopamine is a naturally produced compound synthesized in the adrenal medulla. It has many functions, including neurotransmission, cardiovascular maintenance, and it has effects on kidney blood flow. It is sometimes administered by a physician in situations where a person is critically ill and is needed for cardiovascular support. ...Read more

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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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What OTC pills raise dopamine?

What OTC pills raise dopamine?

Careful: you have to be careful with OTC meds in general , increasing dopamine may be associated with increased risk of psychosis . OTC and "natural " drugs that do so are not heavily researched , so one needs to be careful ...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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Is there a way to unblock dopamine?

Come again?: I am having trouble making sense of your question. It may be helpful for you to repost your question with an explanation of what your concept of "blocked" dopamine is. ...Read more

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What does a low plasma dopamine mean?

What does a low plasma dopamine mean?

Read article: Too complex to answer in 400 characters. Below a link for starters, hope this helps. http://jpet.aspetjournals.org/content/305/3/800.full. ...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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How does the body break down dopamine?

How does the body break down dopamine?

Dopamine: It is converted by the enzyme Dopamine beta hydroxylase into Noradrenaline. ...Read more

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What medicines increase dopamine level?

What medicines increase dopamine level?

Parkinson's example: L-DOPA is the classic drug to enhance dopamine function, but dopamine agonists such a ropinorole, or pramipexole can mimic effect. And we have a number of agents to prolong the dopamine effects, such as entacapone or Azilect (rasagiline). ...Read more

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Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Does dopamine alter your sense of humor?

Perhaps: Dopamine input has been implicated in the control of mood and emotion and so it is theoretically possible it loss of dopamine can alter your ability to find things comical. ...Read more

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How can I replace dopamine in my system?

How can I replace dopamine in my system?

Please clarify: Your post is not clear. Please repost your question with an explanation of how and why you consider your "system" to be lacking in dopamine and to need replacement of it. ...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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How can you balance your dopamine levels?

How can you balance your dopamine levels?

Dopamine: Stay happy! if a mood disorder or other psychiatric diagnosis is present, then medication can be used to help stabilize levels in your brain. But if not, taking medication is not recommended to try to change the Dopamine levels. ...Read more

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Which foods help increase dopamine levels?

Which foods help increase dopamine levels?

Increase tyrosine: Here's a nice wikihow on this topic: http://www.Wikihow.Com/increase-dopamine. Some foods high in tyrosine are almonds, avocados, bananas, low-fat dairy, lima beans, sesame seeds and pumpkin seeds. Limit refined carbohydrates - sugar and flour. Eat a diet high in antioxidants to prevent the degradation of dopamine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to replace dopamine?

Is it possible for you to replace dopamine?

Yes: Parkinson's disease does involve dopamine and is stabilized by usage of L-DOPA which converts to dopamine. ...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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Does dopamine get released when you exercise?

Does dopamine get released when you exercise?

Runners high: Both Serotonin and Dopamine are released when you exercise. These are the neurotransmitters in the CNS responsible for the euphoric feeling felt after exercising, decreased depression and hostility, Dopamine specifically improves mood and long-term memory. ...Read more

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Is it possible to test the level of dopamine?

Is it possible to test the level of dopamine?

Test where?: Blood? Saliva? Urine? Spinal fluid? Or are you talking about drilling a hole in your head and extracting a piece of brain & rushing it to the lab for analysis? Please repost & specify; also, please indicate WHY you want to test dopamine "levels." What are you trying to achieve? ...Read more

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How long does it take for dopamine to return?

How long does it take for dopamine to return?

Always present: Dopamine is a neurotransmitter found in the brain. It is never not present. Its level of activity and volume may be changed by medicines and disease processes. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

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