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What are a few diseases associated with faulty neurotransmitters?


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2009-06-30 00:59:21
2009-06-30 00:59:21

Among a multitude, there are some that are psychiatric, among them:

Alzheimers - Acetylcholine Parkinson - Dopamine, trace amines Fibromyalgia - Serotonin Chronic fatigue syndrome - Excitatory neurotransmitters Amotivational syndrome - Dopamine ADD - Serotonin, Phenylethylamine Dopamine, and norepinephrine Vasopressin - Low > diabetes insipidus, High > Syndrome of innapropriate anti-diurhetichormone

Hypercortisolemia - Cortisol HGH - High > acromelagy, Low > HGH deficiency Histamine - High > Histadelia, OCD, and premature ejaculation, Low > Histapenia, allergies, Bipolar disorder, Paranoid schitzophrenia High levels of endorphins and low levels of oxytocin > Autism and aspergers syndrome Migraines and cluster headaches - Serotonin, trace amines Epilepsy - GABA

Bipolar Disorder

Sociopathy (being a sociopath)

Schizophrenia/psychosis - Serotonin, Histamine, Dopamine, phenylethylamine

Depression - Serotonin, Dopamine, phenylethylamine Norepinephrine, etc.

Panic Disorder - GABA

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - serotonin

There are also classes of conditions, such as the peripheral neuropathies, that are related to some degree to faulty neurotransmitters.

Perimenopause in women can affect the amounts of some of a woman's basic neurotransmitters, as can pregnancy.

Dangerously low or absence or most neurotransmitters or their corresponding receptors can lead to coma or death.

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