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Intense anxiety all day long, plasma norepinephrine is very high. Dr. Not sure what to do? Any ideas?

Intense anxiety all day long, plasma norepinephrine is very high. Dr. Not sure what to do?  Any ideas?

Anxiety: Would be good idea to run workup to rule out organic causes, such as high thyroid function, hormonal changes, etc. ...Read more

Plasma (Definition)

It is the fluid portion of both the blood and lymph system in which the ...Read more


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Need doctor's help! what do plasma dopamine and norepinephrine levels indicate?

Need doctor's help! what do plasma dopamine and norepinephrine levels indicate?

It depends: Dopamine and norepinephrine are endogenous hormones/neurotransmitters released in the body. If plasma levels are elevated, this may indicate a neuroendocrine abnormality, such as pheochromocytoma. ...Read more

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What is norepinephrine?

What is norepinephrine?

It is a : Catecholamine made by your body. It can cause an increase in your heart rate and blood pressure. It can be released during the fight or flight response. You might know it as noradrenaline. ...Read more

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What is norepinephrine ?

What is norepinephrine ?

Neurotransmitter: Norepinephrine (ne) is a sympathomimetic catecholamine that is synthesized in the adrenal medulla, in sympathetic neuron terminals, and in nuclei in the brainstem and pons. One of the largest of these is in the locus coeruleus. Along with serotonin and dopamine, norepinephrine serves as a neurotransmitter in the brain. Antidepressants effect these in various ways, providing different results. ...Read more

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How does norepinephrine work?

How does  norepinephrine work?

Neurotransmitter: Norepinephrine (ne) is a molecule used to carry signals to organs in the body. Ne is present throughout the body including the heart, blood vesssels and brain. Ne work with certain adrenergic receptors. Outside of the brain, ne primarily cause blood pressure to increase. Ne can be given intravenously to support blood pressure. In the brain, it is thought to effect attention and emotion. ...Read more

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Can you get norepinephrine levels checked? If so how?

Can you get norepinephrine levels checked? If so how?

Catecholemines: Norepinephrine is a hormone produced in the body. There are specific blood tests which can measure these levels in your body. Norepinephrine is related to your bodies "fight or flight" response. It can also related to your mood and possibly depression. ...Read more

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Why should norepinephrine be given only by central line?

Why should norepinephrine be given only by central line?

To avoid necrosis: of the skin and subcutaneous tissues in the event of accidental extravasation, i.e. injection of medicine outside of the vein due to very potent vasoconstrictive effect of the drug that can lead to a prolonged spasm of the blood vessels. ...Read more

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