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How does codeine affect the neurotransmission? What is the impact>

How does codeine affect the neurotransmission? What is the impact>

Binds to brain recep: Codeine's active metabolite, mainly morphine, exerts analgesic and euphoric effects by binding to mu receptors ...Read more

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How does ketamine affect the brain?

How does ketamine affect the brain?

Pain and anesthesia: Ketamine is a controlled substance. Addictive, Dissociates the brain and an NMDA antagonist Causes nystagmus, halucination double vision- should be used by trained physicians Growing illicit use and disasters when used by addicts .Gabor Racz MD ...Read more

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How does addiction work in the brain?

How does addiction work in the brain?

Addiction: Certain substances will activate a center of the brain we have labeled the addiction center. This center of the brain is activated the behavior becomes reinforced to the point that it is difficult to suppress. Drugs will do this as well as will certain foods such as carbohydrates and high calorie meals. ...Read more

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How long does it take before brain damage occur from lack of oxygen to the brain?

How long does it take before brain damage occur from lack of oxygen to the brain?

4 minutes or more: In the event of a full blown cardiac arrest there can be brain damage in as little as 4 to 5 minutes without circulation at normal body temperature. If the body had been cooled by submersion in cold water it could be much longer. Less severe lack of oxygen will take longer to produce brain damage. ...Read more

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How can opiates affect the body?

How can opiates affect the body?

Opiates effect: hey block narcotic receptors on CNS and spinal cord.one can have relife of pain .one can have side effect like constipation and vomting and euphria ...Read more

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How does caffeine affect the brain cells?

How does caffeine affect the brain cells?

Stimulant: Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant. As such it appears to make your brain work faster as well as causing the gitters if you drink too much. ...Read more

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What cause angina to affect the system and how it affect the system?

What cause angina to affect the system and how it affect the system?

Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

Bad effects: Studies show poor memory skills with use of weed. There are better medication for anxiety. Accident rates double in weed users. People with chronic use have an add like effect and become apathetic. ...Read more

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How does methylphenidate work for ADHD patient? What's the chemical reason in the brain?

How does methylphenidate work for ADHD patient?  What's the chemical reason in the brain?

Dopamine: It blocks the Dopamine reuptake (prevents the break down of dopamine) in the frontal lobe, which in turn increase Dopamine in the frontal lobe ( executive center of the brain). ...Read more

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How do CNS depressants affect the brain?

How do CNS depressants affect the brain?

NEURO-CHEMISTRY: The brain is a system of interconnecting nerves, and chemical neurotransmitters allow signals which pass from nerve cell body to another, culminating in a sensation or response. Chemical depressants inhibit these reactions, and modify usual brain activity. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an overdose of morphine to affect the body and what are the effects?

How long does it take for an overdose of morphine to affect the body and what are the effects?

Morphin overdose: Morphin overdose can and wiil cause pinpoit pupils nausea, vomiting, constipation low BP and weak pulse difficulty breathing and res arrest drowsiness and coma bluish fingernails and lips how long it takes depends on the quantity injected or swalowed, and how long the person has been taking the drug, as patients who have taken for long time have tolerance for the drug. ...Read more

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How will methamphetamine affect the brain?

How will methamphetamine affect the brain?

Harmful effects: Methamphetamine abuse is a grave problem that can lead to serious health conditions including brain damage, memory loss, psychotic-like behavior, heart damage, hepatitis, and HIV transmission, " says dr. Nora d. Volkow, director of the national institute on drug abuse. ...Read more

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How does the brain restore balance during drug withdrawal?

How does the brain restore balance during drug withdrawal?

Drug Withrawal: Usually during drug withdrawal the brain will try to produce the chemicals which are lacking to balance things out. Sometimes help is needed in achieving that with medications, therapy etc. ...Read more

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How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

Alcohol & Brain: Alcohol enhances GABA & suppresses NMDA, leading to CNS depression, then leading to rebound during withdrawal, which causes Neurotransmitters to be more excitable, hence Neurotoxicity develops. ...Read more

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How can steroids affect the body and the brain?

How can  steroids affect the body and the brain?

Steroids are diouble: They cut both ways. We use them for brain swelling from any cause especially if there is tumor in the brain. But steroids have bad side effects like, fluid retention, swelling of the face, increase in blood sugar and weakened proximal muscles of the arms and legs. So we like to use them only when they are essential and use the lowest dose necessary.. ...Read more

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How does overdosing on ADHD medication affect the brain?

How does overdosing on ADHD medication affect the brain?

What Med ??Narcotic?: Patients with methamphetamine intoxication range from the virtually asymptomatic to those in sympathomimetic crisis with seizures, metabolic acidosis, and imminent cardiovascular collapse. Agitation, tachycardia, and psychosis are among the most frequent findings identified on presentation to the emergency department (ed) life-threatening intoxication .Hypertension, tachycardia, seizure, etc. ...Read more

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How can depression affect the brain?

How can  depression affect the brain?

Depression: There are chemicals in brain called neurotransmitters, main ones being dopamine, serotonin & adrenaline. These are imbalances when mood changes. Medications that treat depression try to bring those back to balance and hence stabilize moods. ...Read more

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How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

How does Rohypnol affect the brain?

Many ways: it is an intermediate acting benzodiazepine used as an hypnotic, sedative, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, and skeletal muscle relaxant drug. if you use it infrequently, just helps you to calm down for sleep. Long-term use can lead to dependence. Withdrawals are bad – could lead to seizures. Do not take it for long time – you will feel anxious all the time even though you take a coming medication ...Read more

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How does codeine affect our brain's neurotransmitters?

How does codeine affect our brain's neurotransmitters?

Slows: Narcotics typically slow neurotransmission, especially the ones signalling pain. ...Read more

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