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Will using CNS stimulant grow neurons that were lost?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

a CNS stimulant, stimulates the central nervous system not to grow but to be more active.

In brief: No

a CNS stimulant, stimulates the central nervous system not to grow but to be more active.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Dr. Corey Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Stimulants act by making neurons more prone to signal other neurons, and do not act by increasing the number of neurons.

In brief: No

Stimulants act by making neurons more prone to signal other neurons, and do not act by increasing the number of neurons.
Dr. Corey Clay
Dr. Corey Clay
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine

In brief: See below

It won't grow neurons but.
It may change the number and sub-type of a type of glutamate receptor that leads to long term potentiation (the nerve fires more easily) in certain synapses. This is a type of learning and it makes drug behavior hard to unlearn.

In brief: See below

It won't grow neurons but.
It may change the number and sub-type of a type of glutamate receptor that leads to long term potentiation (the nerve fires more easily) in certain synapses. This is a type of learning and it makes drug behavior hard to unlearn.
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Dr. Stuart Wasser
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