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What Is Dopamine In The Brain What Happens If You Have Too Much Or Too Little Of It
Neurotransmitter: Dopamine is a neurotransmitter. A chemical that enables a neuron to "communicate" with other neurons in the brain. Dopamine has many varied effects in the brain depending on the location in the brain. It can affect movement, e.g. Parkinson's disease involves too little dopamine. In other locations it can affect attention, pleasure, motivation, the "reward center", mood, and prolactin release. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm told that a symptom (muscle weakness) is a sign of too much potassium, and also that is is a sign of too little potassium. how can this be?
Muscle weakness: High and low levels of potassium (K) can cause muscle weakness. The only way to tell what your K's level is is by a blood test. At your age, with no evidence of any disease, and on no medications. you should not have abnormal K levels. When you have muscle weakness check both your K and magnesium (M), to see if you can implicate an abnormal K as the cause of it. Low M can cause low K levels. ...Read more
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
Too much?: Are you remembering specific events, situations and/or people? What emotions are these memories associated with (joy, sadness, grief, fear, betrayal, etc.)? What is currently triggering these memories? I would label this type if thinking differently depending on your answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
K: Too much-you die. Too little you die. so need more details. I specialize in K problems. And here for another 2 hours for 2nd opinion. ...Read more
If someone is told that there heart is only working at 5% what does this mean and what can happen to the person if this is so?
What to do if i know that it has to do with too much insulin in the body, but what are some symptoms?
If you're not : Injecting insulin, then you don't have too much Insulin in your body. Hypoglycemia is a myth, except with cancer, liver or kidney failure, GI surgery etc. What you're experiencing is a return to normal glucose in a body that is overweight and Insulin resistance, and on the road to developing diabetes later in life unless they learn to change their lifestyle and lose weight. ...Read more
Overly calm: The answer is that you could vary from being overly calm comatose. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've heard that that when taking vitamins, you can't get to much of one. Because what the body doesn't need it excretes. Is this true?
Depends: In general, water soluble vitamins like the vitamin B12 and vitamin c are well tolerated.The fat soluble vitamins like vitamin a, vitamin d, vitamin e, and vitamin k can be toxic if taken in higher doses than the recommended dose.Niacin can cause unpleasant side effects as well as the dose increases.In high doses, vitamin b6 can effect your peripheral nerves in hands and feet(usually reversible ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know when you get cut you can bleed too much and suffer blood loss, can that that happen if you have a heavy period? Is it the same side affects?
Have you ever heard of someone getting a feeling like, the only way I can describe it is like there's too much to look at.
A tiny calcific density in the right lung.what does it mean?what is the cause of them?where did it from?
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Weight Gain: Weight gain can occur for a number of reasons. In some cases, yes a medicine can increase your appetite. This can occur with some antidepressants. Others such as corticosteroids can affect your hormonal balance and cause a person to retain more fluid, thus increasing weight. ...Read more
What does it mean to a person if they have too much protein in the blood system is it life threatening ?
How much?: Low abnormal levels are often nothing. Higher relative elevated levels need investigation. They may be related to a variety of causes. Some of these condtions may require monitoring. ...Read more
Awareness + stress: I believe now there is more public education and awareness of the illness. In the past it was more of "a hush, hush" issue and people did not get help. Now it is becoming more accepted and people are more comfortable asking their doctors. Not to mention that there are also more treatments available. There is also all of the added stressors that we have in society today. It can be overwhelming. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have "old blood" in your brain from an hematoma from when you were younger. What is the treatment if its causing headaches?
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