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Which is the neurotransmitter in the brain that makes headache pain to develop?

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Dr. Edward Smith
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Too much of a neurotransmitter such as glutamate may provoke headache but so too for thyroxine, norepinephrine, antidiuretic hormone, vasoactive intestinal peptide.
Many times the problem isn't too much but too little (eg serotonin) or simply imbalances between several neurotransmitters.

In brief: Plus or minus

Too much of a neurotransmitter such as glutamate may provoke headache but so too for thyroxine, norepinephrine, antidiuretic hormone, vasoactive intestinal peptide.
Many times the problem isn't too much but too little (eg serotonin) or simply imbalances between several neurotransmitters.
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